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3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park

3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park  take you to Kibale National Park in western Uganda to have a face to face close encounter with primates. Kibale is the capital of Chimpanzee in Africa mainly the endangered chimpanzee and other 12 primate species like grey-cheeked mangabey, Vervet monkeys, Olive baboons, Red-tailed monkeys, on this safari you will be amused by the tropical rain-forest that mainly covers the park plus savannah and woodland vegetation.

On this 3-day safari also take part in a natural walk at Bigodi Swamp to have magnificent views of different bird species, mammals, butterflies and more primates. this safari starts and end in Kampala/Entebbe.

Brief Itineraryof 3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park 

  • Day 1: Pick Up and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi Swamp Walk
  • Day 3: Departure to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary of 3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park 

Day 1: Pick Up and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

This day marks the beginning of your 3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park , it will start with a pick up from either the airport or hotel in Kampala/Entebbe by our company representative. You argued to have breakfast before pickup. The guide driver will introduce him self and give you a quick brief about the safari and commence with your 6 hours drive to Kibale Forest National Park via Masaka- Mubende road. You will have a stop over to stretch your legs and also have a lunch break in Fort Portal while enjoying eye-catching views of the beautiful landscape, local people, Markets, terraced farm you’re guaranteed a lot to awe about including the clear views of the Rwenzori Mountain Ranges. On reaching the park, check in at a prior booked lodge for dinner and Overnight rest.

Accommodation Options: Luxury; Papaya Lake Lodge, Primate Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge. Mid-range; Mountain of the moon Hotel, Kibale Forest Camp. Budget; Lake Nyamirima Cottages, Crater Valley Kibale Resort. Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi Swamp Walk

This is the most rewarding day of your 3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park . You will be required to wake up very early for a heavy breakfast and meet with your guide driver and transfer to the park headquarter for briefing about the dos and don’ts while in the forest, after you will be allocated a chimpanzee family to track and a park ranger to lead your group who is well versed with the trails of the forest. You will start your search for the chimpanzee which can take from 30 to 4 hours depending on where the chimps hosted their previous night and on your hiking speed.

Along the way you will be rewarded with beautiful views of butterflies, Birds, plants, primates like vervet monkey, white and black colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkey, baboons and mammals. Once you meet the chimpanzee all the hustle you went through to get their will be washed away with a feeling of meeting the chimps that no amount of words can describe. You will be given a full hour to spend with these primates watch them play, feed, breast feed, play, hunt, rest, and experience their day to day activities and habits, you are free to take as many photos as you wish provided you use non-flash light cameras.  After the full hour of Chimpanzee trekking you will be hike back and meet with your guide driver and return to the lodge for a lunch break.

After lunch you will go a relaxing nature walk in Bigodi Sanctuary where you stand a chance of spotting more primates, mammals like Bushbucks, Sitatunga and amazing views of different bird species. After the long day of exploring Kibale National Park wonder return to the lodge for dinner and night rest.

Accommodation Options: Luxury; Papaya Lake Lodge, Primate Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge. Mid-range; Mountain of the moon Hotel, Kibale Forest Camp. Budget; Lake Nyamirima Cottages, Crater Valley Kibale Resort. Meal Plan; Full Board.

Day 3: Departure to Kampala

On the last days of  your  3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park,  you will wake up to a relaxed breakfast and after check out of your lodge and meet you guide driver to start your journey back to Kampala. Along the way you will stop at the Igongo cultural center for an en-route lunch and also to learn more about wester people’s culture, you can also grab a gift from Africa for your loved ones back home. Upon arrival your guide will either drop you at a hotel in Kampala/Entebbe or at the Entebbe international Airport to catch your flight back home depending on your flight schedule or at any place of advice.

End of  3 days chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park Safari

Price Includes

Chimpanzee Trekking Permits

An English Specking guide driver

Full Board accommodations

Pick up and Drop off

Vehicle and Fuel

Bottled Water

On Board meals

Price Excludes

Airport tickets

Visas

Life insurance

Activities not included on the itinerary

Personal expenses on Buying souvenirs, extra meals, crafts, laundry services

Hiring porters

Tips

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