Zakale Expeditions

Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Nyungwe Forest Lodge built to blend in with the surrounding environment is situated in a tea plantation on the edge of the Nyungwe closed canopy rainforest home to 14 species of primate including Chimpanzees. Activities offered include Chimpanzee trekking hiking and bird watching excursions.


  • All rooms and suites are forest facing
  • 15 x King bedded luxury rooms sleeping a max of 2 adults each
  • 7 x Twin bedded luxury rooms sleeping a max of 2 adults each
  • 2 x King bedded suites (Both connect with a second twin bedded luxury room)


  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Black and White Colobus monkey trekking
  • Grey – cheeked Mangabey Trekking
  • Blue Monkey and Golden Monkey Trekking
  • Kamiranzovu Swamp walk
  • Kamiranzovu Waterfall walk
  • Various guided Walking trails from 1 hours to 7 hours
  • Bird watching walk
  • Cultural area walk with lodge guide


  • Bistro with outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Boma area for outdoor dining and drinks
  • Relaxation retreat with 2 treatment rooms and a Jacuzzi pool
  • Gift boutique
  • Fitness centre with treadmill, cycle and free weights
  • Conference facilities with AV equipment accommodating up to 18 delegates
  • Tea lounge and bar
  • Restaurant including private room with private terrace
  • The main lodge building is wheelchair friendly with relevant facilities
  • Daily laundry service
  • Wireless internet access at main lodge building

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