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3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Kibale Forest

Kibale national park takes the sixth position as the largest among Uganda’s national parks which harbors a big number of primates both the nocturnals and diurnals including chimpanzees.

During the 3 days Kibale national park safari, you will take chance to meet and see your cousin who are people’s closest relatives the chimpanzees which share 98% of their DNA, galagos and Potto which are mostly active at night and other primates like black and white colobus monkeys, the endemic species of Kibale forest national park that is the red-caped colobus monkeys and many more.

There are not only primates but also beautiful birds recorded in this park, like the green-breasted pitta, yellow Bill, great blue turaco plus amphibians that will bring a smile to your face during a safari to Kibale national park.

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park. Optional activities.

Meet your professional driver guide who will welcome you and take you for a quick briefing about the safari and set off on a journey to Kibale Forest National Park. First stopover will be in Fort Portal the tourism city for lunch and stretching before continuation of the journey.

Journey from Kampala to Fort Portal takes about six hours of drive, therefore, depending on the time of arrival you can opt to visit Amabere G’anyinamwiru caves, geographically known as stalagmites and stalactites for a great experience. After embark on your journey to Kibale and check in at your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and visit Isunga community.

Kibale national park is also known as the primate capital of the world due to the elegant number of species here which are about 13 in total. Chimpanzee trekking is the main activity done in this park, therefore, after an early breakfast drive head to the starting point which is Kanyanchu visitor’s centre for briefing by the ranger guide and move to the jungles in search of chimpanzees.

Take your time if you get a chance to come across any habituated troop to trek and see how they groom each other, care given to the infants by their mothers and many more. You can even spot other primates during the expedition like red-tailed monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, olive baboons and vervets.

Retreat to the lodge for lunch and after drive to Isunga community for epic cultural tours in the afternoon. You will go for crater lakes exploration and reveal how God made wonders on planet earth. Admire over three crater lakes in a straight line while standing at one point with a good view known as “Top of the world”, take a clear view of the whole of Kibale forest national park, mountain Rwenzori ranges and other distant craters while standing at this scenic point. After this amazing adventure, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Tea estates experience and return to Kampala.

This day will mark the end of your safari to Kibale forest. Wake up early morning and first visit Isunga community for a final experience which will last for only two hours with tea harvesting excursion. See and even participate in the tea harvesting experience, planting, care given from day one of nursery bed up to harvest time and many more.

After embark on your journey back to Kampala and if time grants check in any craft shop to buy some souvenirs to take home for remembrance.

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