3 Days Chimps Tracking Safari in Kibale Forest

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park

From Kampala to Kibale is 358km and it is a 7hour drive. Transfer very early from Kampala heading west through Mityana and proceed to Fort Portal where you will have en-rourte lunch. Catch an impression of the Toro Kingdom Palace, the Royal tombs the mosque, numerous shops and eating places then proceed to Kibale, only a few kilometers ahead. When you read the park, check in at Ndali Lodge or Primates Lodge. The National Park has the highest concentration of primates in East Africa incorporating chimps, black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, baboons and Chimps. In the evening you will enjoy a primate walk to Kanyanchu River Camp, the most well known walk in the national park. It highlights a variety of flora and fauna within the forest. Come back to Ndali Lodge / primates Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Tracking Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest.

chimps-tracking-ugandaAfter morning breakfast at the lodge, tranfer to the park headquarters of Kibale Forest National Park for briefing and then enbark on chimps tracking near Kanyanchu. This can take you half a day. There are different primates in the park like the golden monkey, L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red colobus, blue monkeys and pottos. Different creatures include forest elephants exceptional from the common type, forest hogs and a striking tree species. Later take a guided nature stroll to Bigodi swamp sanctuary, a great site for bird watchers. The park hosts over 137 species of bird. There is also array of butterfly species. After this tracking, you will return back to lodge for dinner and overnight as on day one.

Day 3: Drive Back to Kampala

After early morning breakfast at the lodge, you can take off for a cultural tour to the Toro Palace then after that Nyakasura where you can see stalagmites and stalactites that are mainly known as “Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru”. You will have in have en-route lunch in Fort Portal town, proceed with the Journey to Kampala and afterward transfer to the Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home.