Kibale forest chimpanzee habituation -3 days

Kibale National Nark covers an area of 760 sq kms and has a variety of primates estimated at 13 species that include red, black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, baboons and a large number of chimpanzees which are a must-view when ones visits the park. Fascinating to see is the dense rain forest surroundings. The park has a population of more than a 1000 Chimpanzees, over 340 species of Birds, 27 species of Frogs and toads and 14 species of snakes.

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest
Early morning you will be picked up from your Hotel and be driven to Fort Portal district via Mityana and Mubende. You may have a stop at the Nakayima tree shrine believed to be hosting the spirit of Nakayima. You will also make other stops at different attractive places along the way. From here, you will have a lunch break before touching down late afternoon in Fort Portal. Dinner and Overnight at Ndali lodge (luxury), chimpanzee forest camp/ Mountains of the moon (mid-range), Chimp nest (budget)

Day 2: Chimpanzee Habituation or tracking and Bigodi wet land swamp visit
Early in the morning get ready for an early morning walk through Kibale forest in search of chimps and other primates. Led by the experienced guides, your trip will give you a deeper insight into the lives of primates and you will be stunned to discover how well these primates are organized and close to human beings. At the park, you will see primates like l’hoestes, red colobus, and blue-red tailed and gray cheeked mangabey. Return to the lodge in the afternoon for lunch and then after visit Bigodi wetland swamp for nature walk, bird watching and primate viewing. In the evening, you will retire for Dinner and Overnight at Ndali lodge (luxury), chimpanzee forest camp/ Mountains of the moon (mid-range), Chimp nest (budget)

Day 3: Visit Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru, Drive to Kampala
In the morning you will go out towards Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru and come face to face with stalactites and stalagmites. Take a breath of air walk around the vegetation and take some breathtaking pictures before you go back to the lodge to enjoy your lunch. Set off for Kampala in the afternoon and arrive in the evening.
End of the safari

This safari includes
-Transportation in a 4×4 wheel drive plus fuel
-Airport transfers
-Full board accommodation
– Chimpanzee permits to BE SECURED IN ADVANCE
-Bigodi swamp visit
– Stalactites and stalagmite sight seeing
-Park entry fees
-An English speaking tour guide
-Government taxes


Compiled by Jackie
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