Kibale National Park Uganda

Kibale national park is a famous primate home in Uganda harboring the largest population of chimpanzees in East Africa, Kibale national park is located in western Uganda protecting moist evergreen rain forests and stretching over an area of 776 square kilometers.

Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park

Kibale national park is home to 60 mammal species including 9 primate species and over 335 bird species. Primates in Kibale national park include chimpanzees, vervet, red-tailed, L; Hoest’s and blue monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabey, red colobus, black-and-white colobus, and olive baboon. Other animals include leopard, elephant, buffalo, hippo, warthog, giant forest hog, bushpigs, bushbuck, sitatunga, red and blue duikers, and many more

Birds found in Kibale national park include African Pitta, Green-breasted Pitta, Afep Pigeon, White-naped Pigeon, Crowned Eagle, Red-chested Owlet, Black Bee-eater, Western Nicator, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, Little Greenbul, Brown-chested Alethe, Blue-breasted Kingfisher, African Grey Parrot, Scaly-breasted Illadopsis, and many more.

Safari activities to do in Kibale national park include chimpanzee tracking, birding, guided forest walks, visit Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, visit Sebitoli, and Kihingami wetlands.

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