Do you like chimpanzees? Go tracking chimpanzees in Kibale Forest, the best place in Africa to see wild chimps on this 3 Days adventure. The parks is one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of natural rain forests in Uganda protecting a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzees.
The park also hosts over 375 species of birds and it is one of Uganda’s most rewarding destinations to explore. On a hike through this forest, you will see chimpanzees running through the trees as well as other primates and a wide range of birds and exotic plants!
Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Kibale National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park.
Day 3: Leave Kibale for Kampala.
Day 1: Kampala- Kibale
Drive early from Kampala city heading west past Mityana and continue to Fort Portal where you will stop for lunch. As you go through Fort Portal lookout for the Royal tombs the palace uphill and the “Amabeere” caves. Kibale is particularly alluring to nature lovers known for its excellent chimp tracking and birding, worth also noting having the highest concentration of primates in East Africa of about 13 primates. Such include chimps, vervet, red-tailed, L’Hoest and blue monkeys. Go for an afternoon primate walk to Kanyanchu river camp, the most popular walk in the park. It highlights a miscellany of flora and fauna within the forest. Dine and sleep in Ndali Lodge (luxury) /Primates Lodge (budget).
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale
If you a primatologist, you are in the right place.” This morning go in search of chimpanzee near Kanyanchu. Chimps live in communities of about 100 individuals; learn about the physical and behavioral aspects we share in common. Check out more primates such the golden monkey, olive baboons, red Colobus, white and black Colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey and blue monkeys. Later go for a guided nature walk to Bigodi sanctuary (Magombe swamp), which offers an array of birdlife, butterflies and tree species. The Great Blue Turaco and Papyrus Gonolek are among the 137 bird species. Dine and sleep in Ndali Lodge (luxury)/ Primates Lodge (budget) FB.
Day 3: Kibale/ Kampala
Depart for Kampala immediately after breakfast meal. Stopover in Fort Portal for lunch on your to the capital city.
- Transportation from the meeting to the departure point
- Expert, English-speaking local driver/guide
- All accommodations while on tour
- Meal as indicated in the itinerary
- Park Entrance fees
- 1 Chimpanzee Tracking permit
- All Activity Fees included in the tour itinerary
- Pre-tour briefing and itinerary document, maps and postcards
- International flight ( can be arranged if required )
- Visa and personal insurance
- Drinks, tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.).
- Any item or activity not mentioned in the tour package.