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3 Day Chimp Tracking at Kibale National Park Tour


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Are you prepared to visit one of the most attractive National Parks in Uganda and track the chimpanzees? Well, the chimpanzees are awaiting your arrival in Kibale National Park! Other primates are also waiting for you, as well as a vast rockery of birds of 375 species, and an array of other wild animals. Kibale National Park is nestled in the elevated Fort Portal plateau’s lush tropical rainforest.


Categories: Uganda


Price Ranges: USD $ 600- 1399

Activities:

  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Bird Watching
  • Wildlife Game Drive

Days: 2-3 Days


Activities:

  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Bird Watching
  • Wildlife Game Drive

From Entebbe International Airport in Kampala, we will head west to reach Kibale National Park in Fort Portal. We will take the route towards Mubende which will let us pass through the verdant country side where we can see traditional homesteads, and tea plantations. On the way to Fort Portal town, we will have lunch. Later in the afternoon, we shall then proceed to our lodge to rest.

If your flight arrives later in the day, you can choose to rest first in Kampala for a while. Then, as we head out to Kibale National Park, expect that we will arrive in Fort Portal in the evening already.

Main destination: Kibale National Park
Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/Chimps Nest/Kyaninga Lodge
Meals: All meals included

CHIMP TRACKING / PRIMATE WALK
After breakfast, we must be at the Kanyanchu Visitors Center at 0800H where the Chimp Tracking activity commences. The hike is seasonal, only during the dry season (January to February, June to September, mid-November to December). It is about 12 kilometers and will take about 2-3 hours. Apart from the chimpanzees which humans share 98% of DNA with, be surprised to see other primates, and a vast rockery of birds. Kibale National Park is has the highest density of primate life in the world and is home to about 375 bird species which include the Grey-Throated Flycatcher, Masked & Black-Capped Apalis. The park also showcases traditionally used plant wildlife. Packed lunch will be prepared by our accommodation.

Main destination: Kibale National Park
Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/Chimps Nest/Kyaninga Lodge
Meals: All meals included

 

After breakfast, we shall drive back to Kampala. This concludes this tour.

Main destination: Kampala
Accommodation: None, end of tour
Meals: Breakfast and lunch are included

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

All accommodation options are based on standard double or twin rooms. You also have an option for a single room. Accommodation options are either budget, mid-range, or high-end. The accommodation options have been carefully selected for you. Options which have been considered for you were based primarily on its location, and service quality, relevant to its accommodation classification.

MEAL PLAN

The cost of the tour includes most meals. Packed lunch shall be provided by your accommodation on the second day of the tour.

Price per person:


1 adult (1 room) 2 adults (1 room) 3 adults (1 room) 4 adults ( 2 rooms) 5 adults (2 rooms)
  $670 $650 $640 $590