3 days Kibale Chimpanzee safari

A 3 day Uganda safari that will take you to Kibale Forest National Park includes Chimpanzee trekking , bird watching, nature walks through Kibale Forest and Bigodi Swamp area, cultural tour, crater walk visit especially at the “Top of the World. Kibale National Park is a lush tropical rainforest with fascinating diversity of animals, It is a home to the largest number of the endangered chimpanzees in Uganda, as well as the threatened red colobus monkey and the rare L’Hoest’s monkey.The forest has one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species including the black and white colobus, blue monkey and grey-cheeked mangabey, red tailed monkey, bush babies and pottos.The park also hosts over 325 species of birds including the yellow spotted nicator, yellow rumped tinkerbird, little greenbul, green breasted pitta, African pitta, crowned eagle and the black bee-eater. There are a number of impressive mammals including forest elephants, buffaloes, bush pigs, duikers and bats. To a keen observer are reptiles and amphibians as well as a colourful variety of butterflies. Over 250 tree

species have been recorded. The most famous inhabitants of Kibale National Park are the chimpanzees with over 1,450 individuals protected within the park

Kibale Forest National Park tour activities include;

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Chimpanzee Tracking

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Bird watching in Bigodi wetland sanctuary

3

NNature walks/Forest hikes

 

Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park (L, D)
After breakfast , depart Kampala via Mityana to Fort Portal. The drive takes about 4 to 5 hours through lush plantations. Arrive in Fort Portal / Kibale Forest in time for lunch.After lunch you may have a community walk or visit the Crater lakes region for their spectacular view.Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 2: Kibale Forest National Park (B, L, D)
After breakfast, transfer to Kanyanchu Tourist centre for briefing before tracking the chimpanzees at 08.00 am. There are more than 90% chances of encountering habituated chimps. The park is only accessible on foot; there are no motorable tracks open to tourists. This walk will provide you with the opportunity to see a wide range of flora and fauna. View a variety of butterflies, birds and other insects. Have a tour of the crater region around Ndali lodge. In the afternoon enjoy a nature walk in the Bigodi Wetland where there are a variety of birds and monkey species. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 : Kibale Forest National Park - Kampala
Morning visit Toro Palace and then Nyakasura where you will be able to see stalagmites and Stalactites that are locally referred to as “Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru”.  Have lunch in Fort Portal or proceed with picnic lunch  Kampala on the way.

Tour includes

  • -Transportation from the meeting to the departure point
  • -1 Expert, English-speaking local driver/guide
  • -All accommodations while on tour
  • -Meals as indicated in the itineray
  • -Park Entrance fees
  • -Chimp permit
  • -Pre-tour briefing and itinerary document, maps and postcards


Tour excludes

  • -International flight ( can be arranged if required )
  • -Visa and personal insurance.
  • -Drinks , tips and gratuities
  • -Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.).
  • -Any item or activity not mentioned in the tour package.

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Selous Game Reserve

3

Pemba Island

4

Tarangire National Park

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Mountain Kilimanjaro

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Bwindi Impenetrable Park

2

Queen Elizabeth National Park

3

Murchison Falls National Park

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Lake Mburo National Park

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Kidepo Valley National Park

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1

Masai mara,

2

Amboseli

3

Lake Nakuru

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Lake Naivasha

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Tsavo East Tsavo

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Nyungwe-Canopy Walk

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Akagera National Park

3

Lake Kivu

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Volcanoes National Park

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