Chimpanzee tracking Kibale ( Kibale Forest National Park )

Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Uganda, the National Park is located in western Uganda; 795 kilometers2 in size. Forming a continuous forest with Queen Elizabeth National Park. Known as a home of Chimpanzees but also harbors other primates like the red tailed colombus monkey and the rares L’Hoest’s monkey. It stands 1590 meters above sea level. Northern Kibale is also the wettest area covered in swamps and receiving a mean annual rainfall of up to 1700 mm during March to May and September to November.

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Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale

Detailed itinerary for 3 days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Kibale National Park

Our driver guide will pick you up from the hotel / place of residence after breakfast at 7:00 am transfer to Kibale forest National Park at lunchtime. Check in to your reserved safari lodge, refresh and have lunch. After lunch go for a hike at lake Nkuruba view crater lakes plus the beautiful scenery later return to the safari lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: lunch and dinner.

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Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Nature walk

After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the park offices for briefing by the Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers. After briefing you will go to the starting point by 8:00 am to start the trekking into the forest. Getting to know how chimpanzee interact and have photos for memories. Later return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch go for an evening nature walk in Bigodi swamp to spot more wildlife including birds’ monkeys and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Breakfast lunch and dinner.

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Day 3: Transfer from Kibale to Kampala

Have breakfast, then you will check out of the park back to Kampala while viewing the beautiful scenery with cool environment. Lunch en route and be dropped at your desired destination. Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

What to bring for Chimpanzee tracking Safari in Kibale National Park

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in Kibale forest
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • A good insect repellent to keep those persistent insects away

3 days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Safari Uganda includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Pure Bottled drinking water
  • 1 Chimpanzee tracking Permit each
  • Driver Allowance
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary

3 days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Safari Uganda excludes:

  • Airfare
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Gratitude to local guides
  • Porter fee while chimp trekking
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills