kibale uganda safaris

Trip Overview

Join a 3 Days Kibale Chimpanzee tracking tour and get an opportunity to view a large mass of chimpanzees in their natural vicinity with Lets Go Tours Rwanda. Located in western Uganda, Kibale Forest National park is the primates capital of Africa sheltering the highest number of chimpanzees and other primates in Uganda and Africa. An encounter with chimpanzees is ranked second best wildlife experience after mountain gorilla trekking. Chimpanzees are endangered primates who share over 98% of human genes hence our close relatives. Other primates in Kibale Forest include Vervet monkeys, baboons, Red Tailed Monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Black and White Colobus, 2 faced Monkeys and Red Colobus Monkeys among others. For travelers with ample time, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park can be done alone game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National park and gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park.The 3 Days chimpanzee tour also entail a nature walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary to enjoy a fresh feeling of the natural environment. You will also visit the local communities to meet and interact with local people giving you chance to learn the traditions, norms, beliefs and customs. For birders, Kibale Forest National park is home to over 370 bird species some of which are hardly found anywhere else.The notable birds in Kibale Forest include Green breasted pitta, Dusky Crimsoning, White napped pigeon, Black Capped Apalis, Black bee eater,African Pitta, Afep Pigeon, Brown Illadopsis, Crowned eagle, Black Capped Apalis, Grey parrot, Little Greenbul, Ruwenzori Apalis, Western Nicator, Yellow Rumped Tinkerbird, Red Chested Owlet and Masked Apalis among others. Other activities to do in this forest park include butterfly watching and nature walk among others which together make a complete Uganda safari package to meet, satisfy and exceed your travel expectations. Th 3 Days trip will start and end in Kampala/Entebbe Uganda

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
Day 2: Chimps Tracking and Bigodi Community Visit
Day 3: Return to Kampala and Departure


Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

You will be picked by our company guide form either a hotel / Entebbe International Airport by 6:30 am for a transfer to Kiabale Forest NP; driving West wards ,enjoy the wonderful views of the country side and Rwenzori ranges, en route stop over at Tooro Palace etc. Upon arrival, take a stride to the beautiful crater lakes region. Dinner and over night at Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Primates Lodge Kibale (Midrange) and Kibale Guest Camp (Budget)

Day 2: Chimps Tracking and Bigodi Community Visit

Kibale Forest National ParkHave breakfast and assemble at Kanyanchu park offices for briefing on chimpanzee tracking exercise before embarking on this wonderful activity. Once found, you will enjoy an hour in their vicinity, observing their behavior while taking photographs and making videos for your memorable experience. Later, in the afternoon, step out for a visit to the Bigodi Sanctuary where you will be rewarded with several bird species inclusive of those endemic to the Albertine Rift. Dinner and over night at Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Primates Lodge Kibale (Midrange) and Kibale Guest Camp(Budget)

Day 3: Return to Kampala and Departure

After morning breakfast; hit the road for your return trip to Kampala and with an early arrival engage in an amazing City Tour; visiting the Buganda Kingdom Palace in Mengo, Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Bahai Temple and many other exceptional tourist centers within the city before drop off at either a hotel or airport for departure flight.

Tour Inclusions

  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Full time English speaking guide
  • Accommodation & meals
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Miscellaneous
  • Government taxes
  • All activities included in the itinerary
  • Ground transport
  • Tour Exclusions

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities not included in the itinerary
  • Porter;s fee
  • Tips