Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda? If you're planning to go to Nyungwe National Park, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Based on the climate and weather in Nyungwe National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nyungwe National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Nyungwe National Park.

What to wear/what to pack for Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda by month

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January

January is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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February

If you go to Nyungwe National Park in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Nyungwe National Park in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you go to Nyungwe National Park in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Nyungwe National Park in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you go to Nyungwe National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you go to Nyungwe National Park in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you go to Nyungwe National Park in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Nyungwe National Park is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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November

November in Nyungwe National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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December

December is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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