3 Days Chimp Tracking Safari Kibale Forest

Chimpanzee - 3 Days Chimp Tracking Safari Kibale Forest

3 Days Chimp Tracking Safari Kibale Forest National Park

3 days chimp tracking safari will lead you out for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park located in western Uganda. You will also have a walk at Bigodi swamp a birders haven. On your last day of the 3 days chimp tracking safari, you will have a city tour in the touristic city of Fort Portal.

Highlights for the 3 days chimp tracking safari

  • Chimp tracking
  • Bigodi swamp walk
  • Fort portal city tour

Brief itinerary for the 3 days chimp tracking safari

  • Day1: transfer to Kibale national park
  • Day2: chimp tracking and Bigodi swamp walk
  • Day3: city tour and transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed itinerary for the 3 days chimp tracking safari

Day1: Transfer to Kibale National Park

After your breakfast you will have a briefing from your guide about the trip and he will drive you to western Uganda in Kyenojo district. As you drive through the country side, you will view various homesteads and enjoy the view of different landscapes. Have lunch in Fort Portal and then proceed to Kibale national park. Dinner and overnight stay

Kyaninga game lodge

Crater safari lodge

 Kibale forest camp     

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi swamp walk

Have an early morning breakfast and meet up with the park rangers for briefing at the briefing center. Then head out to the forest for chimpanzee tracking as Kibale national park has the highest number of chimps in Uganda. You will be given only 1 hour in the presence of these primates.

After tracking, go back for lunch and relax a bit for the afternoon activity. After your lunch, continue with your safari to Bigodi for a swamp walk. On your way to Bigodi, you will come across various primates and birds as it is known as a birders haven. After your walk, head back to your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay

Kyaninga game lodge

Crater safari lodge

 Kibale forest camp

Day3: City Tour and Transfer back to Kampala

Have a hefty breakfast and head out to fort portal a town known as a touristic city due to the various allures it poses. You will visit the king’s palace, amabere ga Nyina mwilu, markets among others. After  your city tour have lunch and embark on your journey to your hotel or Entebbe for your flight.

End of your 3 days chimp tracking safari


Inclusions for the 3 days chimp tracking safari

  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Bigodi wetland walk
  • Ground transport
  • Bottled water
  • Full board accommodation for two nights
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
  • City tour fees

Excludes for the 3 days chimp tracking safari

  • Tips
  • Porters
  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses



Learn More About Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale National Park is a national park in Western Uganda, moist evergreen rain forest. It is 766 square kilometers (296 sq mi) in size and is situated between 1,100 meters (3,600 ft) to 1,600 meters (5,200 ft) in height. The park was gazetted in 1932 and officially settled in 1993 to secure a large area of forest recently oversaw as a logged forest reserve. The park structures a constant forest with Queen Elizabeth National Park. This bordering of the parks makes a 180 kilometers (110 mi) wildlife corridor. It is a significant eco-tourism and safari target, well known for its populace of habituated chimpanzees and twelve different types of primates.

Two significant clans, the Batooro and Bakiga, occupy the territory around the park. They utilize the park for nourishment, fuel, and different assets with the assistance of the Uganda Wildlife Authority

Kibale National Forest has one of the most noteworthy decent variety and centralization of primates in Africa. It is home to countless jeopardized chimpanzees, just as the red colobus monkey and the uncommon L’Hoest’s monkey . Other earthbound mammals that are found inside Kibale National Park incorporate red and blue duikers, bushbucks, sitatungas, bushpigs, mammoth woodland pigs, normal warthogs, and African wild ox.

The carnivores that are available incorporate panthers, African brilliant felines, servals, various mongooses and two types of otter. What’s more, lions visit the park now and again. It flaunts 325 types of birds, including the olive since quite a while ago followed cuckoo, western tinkerbird,[5] two types of pittas (African and green-breasted) and the dim parrot. The ground thrush (Turdus kibalensis) is prevalent to Kibale National Park.

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