2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour

2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour

Between the great scenic crater lakes of the southwestern rests the delightful treasure of Kibale forest that is home to the largest population of man’s closest relatives, the chimpanzees. These 2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour will give you up-close encounters with the intriguing primates of this dense forest.

2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour Highlights

Day 1: Travel to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 2: Chimp tracking and transfer back to Entebbe

Detailed 2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour

Day 1: Travel to Kibale Forest National Park

We will depart Kampala after your breakfast and head westwards to Fort Portal town. The drive will take about 4 -5 hours. We will have lunch in Fort Portal and continue to Kibale where you will go for either a community walk or visit the beautiful Crater lakes region for a spectacular view. This is a guided swamp walk that takes you closer seeing primates mostly monkeys, birds and butterflies. This is a 2½ – 3 hour walk and is a must for bird lovers. The walk is almost as popular as the Kibale Forest Walk.

You will need good walking shoes since part of the walk is sometimes muddy. Hopefully you will spot the elusive Sitatunga antelope and the Shoebill Stork. This is nothing to be missed. You will meet some of the primates here, even a chimpanzee at times. Other primate species include the black-and-white colobus, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed, l’Hoest’s and blue monkeys, and olive baboons. Also, Bushbucks and mongooses and many more can also be found here.

  • Main Destination: Kibale National Park(Chimps)
  • Best Time to Visit: December to February and June to July
  • High Season: June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
  • Best Weather: June to July and December to February (Least rain)
  • Accommodation: Rweteera Safari Park – Budget lodge located just outside Kibale NP (Chimps)
  • Meals & Drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Chimp tracking and transfer back to Entebbe

2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour

Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast you will report at the Kanyanchu Tourist Centre at 08.00 am for a briefing before trekking the chimps in the forest. The park is only accessible on foot and the walk will provide you with the opportunity to also see a variety of other primates and animals as well as birds, and a variety of butterflies, and other insects. You will have lunch and, in the afternoon, go set off on a return 2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour journey to Kampala arriving late in the evening.

  • Main Destination: Entebbe (City)
  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
  • Meals & Drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of 2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour

Kibale Forest National Park

 

2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest National Park, located in western Uganda, is a haven for primate enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Renowned for its diverse population of chimpanzees, the park offers visitors the opportunity to embark on unforgettable chimpanzee tracking expeditions. Trekking through the dense forest under the guidance of experienced guides, visitors can observe these intelligent primates in their natural habitat, witnessing their playful antics and intricate social dynamics. Apart from chimpanzees, Kibale is also home to 12 other primate species, including the rare L’Hoest’s monkey and the red colobus monkey, providing ample opportunities for primate sightings and photography.

Beyond primate tracking, Kibale Forest National Park offers a range of activities to immerse visitors in its rich biodiversity. Guided nature walks unveil the park’s remarkable flora and fauna, with opportunities to spot a myriad of bird species, butterflies, and other forest inhabitants. For those seeking a more adventurous experience, nocturnal forest walks offer the chance to encounter elusive creatures such as bushbabies, pottos, and nocturnal birds. The best time to visit Kibale Forest National Park is during the drier months from June to September and December to February, when trekking conditions are optimal and wildlife sightings are more frequent. However, the park can be visited year-round, with each season offering its own unique experiences amidst the lush greenery of the forest.

 

2-Day Kibale Chimp Trekking Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Chimp permits (One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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