Nyungwe Trail System :

  • RUKUZI TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 9.1 Km one way
    Estimated time: 5 Hrs
    Rating: Difficult
    Low: 2175 M
    High: 2395 M
    Gain: 409 M (E-W)
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  • NGABWE TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 4.7 Km
    Estimated time: 3 Hrs
    Rating: Moderate
    Low: 2320 M
    High: 2730 M
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  • MUZIMU TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 5.2 Km round trip
    Estimated time: 3.5 Hrs
    Rating: Modorate
    Low: 2516 M, High: 2816 M
    Gain: 362 M (1 way)
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  • KARAMBA TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 4 Km round trip
    Estimated time: 3 Hrs
    Rating: Easy
    Low: 1935 M, High: 2030 M
    Gain: 129 M (one way)
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  • KAMIRANZOVU TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 5.9 Km Orchids
    Estimated time: 3 Hrs
    Rating: Moderate
    Low: 1940 M,
    High: 2140 M
    Gain: 258 M
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  • ISUMO TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 10.6 Km
    Estimated time: 4 Hrs
    Rating: Moderate
    Low: 1770 M,
    High : 1940 M
    Gain: 166 M & 293 M on return
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  • IREBERO TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 3.6 Km + Road
    Estimated time: 3 Hrs
    Rating: Moderate
    Low: 2407 M,
    High: 2517 M
    Gain: 160 M
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  • IMBARAGA TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 9.8 Km round trip
    Estimated time: 6 Hrs
    Rating: Difficult
    Low: 1950 M,
    High: 2470 M
    Gain: 715 M
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  • IGISHIGISHIGI TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 2.1 Km round trip
    Time: 1.5 Hrs
    Rating: Easy
    Low: 2295 M,
    High: 2450 M
    Gain: 200 M
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  • CONGO NILE DIVIDE TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 42.2 Km
    Estimated time: 3 Days
    Rating: Difficult
    Low: 2366 M,
    High: 2878 M
    Gain: 1765 M (N-S)
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  • BUHORO TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 1.8 Km
    Estimated time: 1.5 Hrs
    Rating: Easy
    Low: 2386 M
    High: 2450 M
    Gain: 116 M
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  • BIGUGU TRAIL:

    Guide Required
    Distance: 13.2 Km Round trip + 0.3 Km viewpoint
    Estimated time: 6 Hrs
    Rating: Difficult
    Low: 2367 M,
    High: 2950 M
    Gain: 666 M (from tailhead)
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Nyungwe offers 13 hiking trails, some with tongue-twisting names. Try pronouncing “Igishigishigi” quickly, which is the name of an easy 1.7 km trail that begins near the Uwinka Reception Centre.

By the way, Igishigishigi means tree fern. The trails range from easy to difficult and from 1.7 kms to 42 kms in length.

Park Guides are required for all walks and hikes through Nyungwe.

The Project recommends that you contact the tour operators listed, for further information, click here.