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The Rwanda Development Board has initiated a cross country tour labeled ‘Tembera u Rwanda’ aimed at mobilizing Rwandans to visit different touristic sites. Last Saturday it kicked off in Nyungwe National Park, a natural park full of fauna and flora related wonders.

The Canopy that more visitors do prefer to take a walk on it
The Canopy that more visitors do prefer to take a walk on it

These wonders involve monkeys, multicolored birds, towering trees, grasses, small rivers, among others.

Nyungwe National Park is among the most ancient ones both in Africa and in the world as highlighted by its guards and flora expects.

The guides told our reporters that the Nile River has its smallest source in Nyungwe National Park.

Nyungwe National Park contains 13 species of primates,  300 species of birds,  38 of reptiles and over 1,068 kinds of trees.

Due to its mild climate, it is an ideal place for thinkers and over stressed ones who keenly search for a resting and isolated place.

Nyungwe National Park is  1,000 km2   wide and is geographically located besides five districts. It is shaped with pedestrians paths for people to do ‘a natural walk’.

These paths are nicknamed ‘Igishigishigi, Karamba, Muzimu, Ngabwe, Kamiranzovu, Bigugu, Isumo’, among others.

The whole natural walk can last for eight hours or above, depending on someone’s speed and endurance.

Nyungwe Natural Park is full of different trees such as Umugote, Umugozi, Umukipfu, Umwungo, Umushwati, among others that specialists categorize as medically useful.

One of the guides told Umuseke that aspiring visitors can admire the beauty of the forest especially during early morning hours.

Climbers are also welcome to enjoy the climbing of the Bigugu mount that is 2 950 meters high.

The natural forest has recently been more beautified with a canopy where visitors enjoy the over view of the whole forest.

According to one official the park received not less than 9000 visitors in 2015 and numbers are expected to increase as years go on.

The Canopy Walkway  is 163 meters long and 80 meters high.  This service is worthy 5000Frw for a Rwandan national.

Statistics show that the number of Rwandans who visit Nyungwe National Park increased with 30% in few years ago.

The journey towards the Nyungwe National Park takes at least four hours
The journey towards the Nyungwe National Park takes at least four hours
The Tembera u Rwanda Program is initiated by Rwanda Development Board to mobilize Rwandans about domestic tourism
The Tembera u Rwanda Program is initiated by Rwanda Development Board to mobilize Rwandans about domestic tourism
The visitors were taken  to the Park by a travel agency called Wilson Tours
The visitors were taken to the Park by a travel agency called Wilson Tours
Visitors embark in this big bus
Visitors embark in this big bus
They enjoy a maize along the wat
They enjoy a maize along the wat
Few meters before entering the forest
Few meters before entering the forest
The dense forest is rich on fauna and Flora
The dense forest is rich on fauna and Flora
Specialists say that the forest hosts some medical herbs and trees
Specialists say that the forest hosts some medical herbs and trees
Visitors can enjoy a look at the amazing trees as they go on entering the forest
Visitors can enjoy a look at the amazing trees as they go on entering the forest
This a new rehabilitated road that leads to Nyamasheke district
This a new rehabilitated road that leads to Nyamasheke district
The billboard welcomes visitors
The billboard welcomes visitors
Belize Kaliza in charge of tourism in RDB
Belize Kaliza in charge of tourism in RDB
One of the guides telling visitors about the beauties of the forest
One of the guides telling visitors about the beauties of the forest
Some corners in the forests are hard to identify but attractive too
Some corners in the forests are hard to identify but attractive too
The fresh air that comes from these trees refreshes people's minds
The fresh air that comes from these trees refreshes people’s minds
Most of the visitors were Rwandan nationals and youthful
Most of the visitors were Rwandan nationals and youthful
They had time to travel in different paths made available for visitors' enjoyment
They had time to travel in different paths made available for visitors’ enjoyment
These herbs are ranked among healthy and medically useful
These herbs are ranked among healthy and medically useful
Guides showing to visitors different areas they can walk in
Guides showing to visitors different areas they can walk in
'THE CANOPY'
‘THE CANOPY’
Whenever one stands up and explores the panorama , he/she feels thrilled
Whenever one stands up and explores the panorama , he/she feels thrilled
As the forest is rich in fauna and flora, a visitor can satisfy the curiosity about national wonders
As the forest is rich in fauna and flora, a visitor can satisfy the curiosity about national wonders
Rwandan nationals and foreign tourists are glad to visit the canopy
Rwandan nationals and foreign tourists are glad to visit the canopy
Belise Kalisa and fellow visitors taking a walk at the canopy
Belise Kalisa and fellow visitors taking a walk at the canopy
It is one of the unforgettable experience one can have when visiting Nyungwe
It is one of the unforgettable experience one can have when visiting Nyungwe
It 's amazing
It ‘s amazing
Take your time and visit Nyungwe National Park
Take your time and visit Nyungwe National Park

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