3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Tour Kibale Forest

Visit Kibale Forest National Park, one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda and hosts over 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzee and about 375 species of birds.

Day 1: Depart for Kibale National Park

chimpanzee-tracking-kibaleAfter breakfast at the your hotel in Kampala, you will meet a tour guide from Gorilla Expeditions Ltd who will drive you to Kibale Forest National Park which is one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of tropical forest in the country, with over 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzee and over 375 species of birds. You will have en-route stop at the Equator for experiments, photograph shoots. Have lunch and continue to Kibale Forest. At your arrival, you may visit the Crater Lakes Region. Dinner and overnight will be at Ndali Lodge / Primates Lodge Kibale.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale Forest

chimps-kibale-forestAfter early morning breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Kanyanchu tourist center for a briefing from the park ranger before you continue for chimpanzees tracking in the forest. Chimpanzees are the man’s closest relatives and therefore watching them in their natural environment is an amazing experience. Chimpanzee tracking may take 2 – 6 hours depending on their movement in search for food and shelter. After finding them you will be given a maximum of one hour in their presence for observation and taking photos. Other primates you will find in the forest include; Mangabeys, grey-cheeked monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, and also listen to the sounds of the birds in the forest. You will then return for lunch at lodge and relaxation and you wait to visit the Bigodi wetland which is well known for various bird species. You will have your dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge / Mountains of the moon hotel / Chimps Nest Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Kampala

After breakfast at the lodge, you will hit the road and transfer back to Kampala with en-route stop at Igogo Cultural Center performances and a visit to the cultural museum. Proceed to Kampala however make your last stop over at Mpambire Royal Drum makers for a demonstration of how drums are made and climax with a mini-musical performance to show you how the drums are played, have lunch and continue to Kampala. Arriving in the evening and transfer to Entebbe International Airport for departure flight.

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