3 Day Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari Adventure

Overview

The 3 Day Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari take you adeventuring the floors of the primate capital of the world, Kibale National Park, protecting one of the oldest montane forests in Africa. Staying in modern forest lodges in Fort Portal, a colonial town near Kibale forest, you’ll head into the rainforest jungle in search of a habituated chimpanzee troupe and with the protection of jungle rangers, spend an hour or so in the presence of chimpanzees watching them groom, eat, nap fart and play the chimp games. An African jungle adventure sure to leave your empathy bag all filled up.

Kibale National Park located in the southern part of Uganda is a habitat to over 13 species of primates that include the Chimpanzees, L’Hoest Monkeys and the Black and White Colobus Monkeys among many others. Due to the parks close proximity to Queen Elizabeth National Park there is evident predominant movement of wild animals between both National Parks, look out and maybe you could catch sight one some.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • You’ll be visiting Uganda, an Eastern African safari destination.
  • Main destinations include: Kibale National Park and Bigodi Swamp near Kibale
  • Jungle experiences include: Chimpanzee Tracking, Hiking and Nature Walks
  • You’ll be staying in modern forest lodges (mid-range accommodation)
  • Tour price includes accommodation, transfers, meals and chimp permit
  • Kibale is 4-5 hours from Entebbe International Airport
  • This trip is a great extension of a gorilla tour or Wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth NP

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival

On arrival at Entebbe International airport, you private 3 Day Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will pick and transfer you to your booked hotel in Entebbe/Kampala. Accommodation before the trip starts can be arranged at an extra cost.

Day 1 – Entebbe/Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast you will set off your first Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari day for Fort Portal Town en-route to Kibale Forest National Park where your Africa jungle experience will take place. You will stop over in Fort Portal for lunch and a brief tour around the Crater Lake.

Arrive and check in at the hotel/lodge right in time for your evening dinner.

Accommodation: Isunga Lodge (mid-range)
Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2 – Kibale Forest Jungle Adventures

Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Nature walk or hike

Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will transfer to Kanyanchu Tourism Center for briefing and the Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari will start at 8:00am. The chimpanzee tracking experience will take anywhere between 2-5 hours involving hikes through the forested landscape that covers vast forest floors of Kibale National Park.

In that afternoon you will step out for the nature walk at the Bigodi wetland sanctuary. During the nature walk you expect to observe plenty of bird species and some primates like the Vervet and L’Hoest Monkeys. Return to lodge for Dinner and evening chat

Accommodation: Isunga Lodge (mid-range)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 – Transfer Back To Entebbe

After your early morning breakfast, your private Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari driver your diligently tranfer you to Entebbe or Kampala with lunch enroute. You’ll get into Entebbe right in time for your flight back home.

Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

End of Tour

Accommodation after the trip can be arranged at an extra cost.

Route Map

Inclusions

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

WHAT IS EXCLUDED

  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Personal items for example  drinks and laundry
  • Tips and Gratuity

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