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3 days chimpanzee tracking safari in Kibale Forest which is a home to man’s closest relative, the chimpanzees. Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest has been known and will probably remain the main activity in this forest. Explore the beautiful crater lakes on a hike at Lake Nkuruba and on guided nature walks in search of the other primates of this forest.

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3 days Chimpanzee tracking
Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park

Highlights for 3 days Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

  • Guided nature walks in Kibale Forest National Park
  • Thrilling chimpanzee trekking in Kibale
  • 2-night accommodation
  • Service of an English-speaking driver or guide
  • Community and cultural interaction
  • Airport transfers

Detailed itinerary for 3 days chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park

Day 1: Drive to Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve with Hike

After breakfast, you will be picked up by the driver or guide to begin your journey to Kibale Forest National Park, home of the chimpanzees. You will arrive just in time for lunch and later set out for a hike at Lake Nkuruba, have some great viewings of the crater lakes, and take lots of pictures of the beautiful scenery with just a perfect touch of the sun in the background. Check into your booked safari lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: half board

Accommodation options

  • Upmarket: Primates Lodge
  • Mid-range: Isunga Lodge
  • Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp cultural walk in Kibale Forest

Wake up to a delicious breakfast, and with your two or more bottles of water, head to the park headquarters for a briefing about the activity and what to expect. Step into the thick canopies of Kibale Forest for the adventure that awaits you. Return to the lodge for lunch and later head to the Bigodi swamp for a guided nature walk; explore the different plant species as well as birds here. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: full board.

Chimpanzee tracking Uganda
Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda.

Accommodation options

  • Upmarket: Primates Lodge
  • Mid-range: Isunga Lodge
  • Meal Plan: lunch and dinner

Day 3: Visit Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve, campsite and back to Kampala

You will have a fairly late start to your day, giving you a few more hours of rest from exhaustion. After your breakfast, you will check out of the safari lodge and exit the park to begin the journey back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Fort Portal. Embark on your journey after lunch and be dropped off at any location of your interest. Meal plan: half board.

What to pack for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

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

3 days chimpanzee tracking Kibale safari in Uganda includes.

  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Pure bottled drinking water
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • >Driver allowance
  • Private safari vehicle
  • >Services of an English-speaking driver or guide
  • Accommodation in self-contained rooms or cottages for one night
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary.

However, 3 days chimpanzee tracking Kibale safari excludes.

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