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Nyungwe National Park, Butare

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A rainforest bordering Burundi and the Congo, Nyungwe National Park is known for its dizzying canopy walk. This 90 m (295 ft) long narrow suspended platform 50 m (164 ft) above the grounds offers unmatched views of the abundant vegetation underneath. Take one of the well-maintained trails and see scenic waterfalls and Lake Kiwu. Lush forests host large populations of primates like chimps, leopards, blue monkeys, and duikers plus an array of birds and butterflies. In addition to the rainforest, bamboo, grassland, swamps, and bogs cover some 970 sq km (374 sq mi) of conservation area. Plan to visit Nyungwe National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Butare attractions using our Butare road trip planning tool.
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  • It was really nice we enjoyed the canopy walk way and they provide good service to us thank you! The reception was amazing and the guides 
    It was really nice we enjoyed the canopy walk way and they provide good service to us thank you! The reception was amazing and the guides  more »
  • Beautiful park and well protected. Its a pitty the park is not connected to any other and surounded by agriculture 
    Beautiful park and well protected. Its a pitty the park is not connected to any other and surounded by agriculture  more »

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