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3 Days Kibale National Park

3 Days Kibale National Park

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3 Days Chimpanzee tracking tour in Kibale Forest National Park offers the best experience of observing Chimpanzees in their natural habitat in Uganda. Kibale Forest has the biggest population of Chimps numbering more than 1500 individuals. The park is also home to the densest population of primates and the most diverse with 13 species. It is a primate lovers haven! In Kibale Forest you shall track a community of nearly 100 habituated Chimpanzees. A nature walk through a wetland at the edge of the forest will offer more primates, birds, and wonderful wildlife spotting

Highlights of Kibale Forest Chimpanzee tracking tour

  • Road trip to Kibale Forest Naitonal Park
  • Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest
  • Nature walk in Bigodi Wetland

Itinerary for the 3 Days Chimpanzee tracking Uganda – Kibale Forest

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Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

You will be picked from your hotel at 7am and set off for the road trip to Kibale National Park, located in western Uganda. You will reach Fort Portal town by mid-day and stopover for lunch. Fort Portal is located in the shadow of the legendary Rwenzori Mountain which forms a mystic backdrop to the beautiful volcanic landscape you are treated to on your drive from the town to the park. You will arrive to the park in the late afternoon and check into your lodge located just outside the park.

Journey Time 5 hours
Accommodation Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Primates Lodge Kibale (Mid-range), Kibale Forest Camp (Budget)
Meal Plan Lunch, Dinner
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Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking tour in Kibale Forest, Nature Walk Bigodi Wetlands to observe primates

After early breakfast, you will transfer to the park offices at 7am to meet the ranger guides for pre-trek briefing after which you will set off to trek into forest to track a community of Chimpanzees. Up to 3 large communities of Chimpanzees have been habituated for the tracking adventure. You will locate the Chimps without so much straining since the territory of each of Chimp community is known before hand by advance trackers and communicated your guides. While you trek through the forest you will observe plenty of other wildlife. Other primates which you may spot include Red Colobus Monkey, L'Hoest Monkey, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, and Vervet Monkeys. The bird lovers spot many forest specials from a total of 335 bird species recorded in the forest. The trademark panthoots and loud screams of the Chimps can be heard from a distance and will lead you to the community which you will spend no more than hour observing and following in the forest. The Chimps which will be swinging through trees with so much speed, pant hooting, slapping the tree barks and screaming to locate each other. It is an adrenaline giving atmosphere and a memorable experience. You will then return to the lodge for lunch. Later in the day you shall transfer to the Bigodi Wetlands, situated on the eastern edge of the forest. There you shall take a light walk in the wetlands to observe plenty of wildlife including many monkey species. Return in the evening for dinner and overnight. Accommodation Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Primates Lodge Kibale (Mid-range), Kibale Forest Camp (Budget) Meal Plan Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner

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Day 3: Drive from Kibale back to Kampala

After breakfast check out of the lodge and head back to Kampala, with your lunchbox that you can have en-route.

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