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Kibale Forest National Park is home to 13 primate species of Uganda, it covers the largest forest cover of the Kabarole district overlooking the Ndali crater lakes region, The conservation area is notable for the chimpanzee, these have been scientifically proven to share up to 98% of the human DNA characterized by their social behavior, intelligent and social creatures, they live in families of up to 100 troops led by a male alpha. Our 3-day chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Kibale National Park will take you to explore the primates of Uganda.

Tour highlight

  • Chimpanzee tracking.
  • Crater tour walk.
  • Bigodi wetland visit.

3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

3-day chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Kibale National Park highlights in detail include.

Chimp Tracking.

The favorite of Kibale’s walks embark from the Kanyanchu Visitor center at 08.00 & 15.00 and lasts 2 to 3 hours. Chimpanzees are the most sought-after primate by visitors, but you should look out for the black & white colobus, red-tailed monkey, or the grey-cheeked mangabey. Your guides will be able to show you pittas & different bird species and will give details of the tradition of the plant species within the forest. This walk is for 6 people in a group.

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a community development enterprise located on the fringe of Kibale National Park where guided tours are conducted along a path through the wetland at times along a boardwalk trail.  Bigodi is a birder’s paradise with 138 bird species having been identified there including the crowd please Great Blue Turaco. The sanctuary is also home to 8 primate species including the black and white colobus, red colobus, mangabey, red tail, vervet, and L’Hoest.

Selected lodges for your stay include:-

Ndali Lodge.

Known as the ‘Cradle of the Nile’, Uganda is one of Africa’s best-kept secrets. Few countries can boast the infinite variety of flora and fauna and such diverse and spectacular scenery. Uganda has much to offer first-time visitors to Africa as well as veteran travelers.

Ndali Lodge is set stunningly amidst the Bunyaruguru crater lake region of Western Uganda, 26 kilometers south of Fort Portal lies at the centre of 1000 acres of privately owned fertile farmland still cultivated in a traditional style. A visit to Uganda would not be complete without experiencing the wonders Ndali has to offer.

Kyaninga Lodge.

Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond, Kyaninga Lodge is the spectacular result of one man’s vision and six years of unwavering commitment to creating an experience of Africa’s beauty unlike anything else.

You can experience the beauty and romance of this unexplored region while staying in the height of luxury and elegance. Nine exclusive cottages made from hand-carved logs, superb dining, and a wealth of adventures await. The Kyaninga Team is looking forward to welcoming you to Kyaninga Lodge and helping you explore this remarkable region of Africa.

Turaco Treetops.

Turaco Treetops is ideally located just outside the lush Kibale National Park, Uganda, where many birds, monkeys, and butterflies that inhabit the Kibale Forest can also be found. The accommodation is in the form of cottages and rooms equipped with practical furniture, mosquito nets, comfortable beds, a private bathroom, and a balcony with fantastic views over the canopy. Guests can enjoy all their meals in the main lodge’s dining room or sit in the bar with a refreshing drink. Additional amenities and services include a swimming pool, a lounge area with a fireplace, a first-floor lounge with spectacular views over the forest and the snow-capped Rwenzori mountains, and Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy going on day/night forest walks, and mountain bike tours and experience chimpanzee trekking.

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