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- 4WD safari vehicle
- A guided tour of important places
- A nature walk/Chimpanzee walk
- All meals included
- All mentioned activities per itinerary.
- Beautifully illustrated souvenir map
- Bigodi swamp walk
- First class or best available hotels in the area
- First Entrance fees
- Observation and participation in allowed activities
- Professionally guided tour
- Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
- Services of an English speaking guide/driver
- Tips to guide and driver
- Transportation as per itinerary.
- Alcoholic drinks
- Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- Excess baggage charge
- extra tour activities
- Increases in airfares or Government imposed taxes
- International Air, unless expressly paid for
- Other International flights
- Personal expenses
- Telephone fee
- Unlimited bottled water
- Visa arrangements
Kibale Forest National Park
This 3 days’ safari takes you to Kibale forest national park a home to over 1450 chimpanzees and the most populated park with a chimpanzee in Africa. Kibale forest national park host a number of bird species that include the Green-breasted Pitta, Yellow-billed Barbet, and African Emerald Cuckoo, Black-billed Turaco, Narina Trogon, Blue-shouldered Robin-chat, Sabine’s Spinetail, Chestnut Wattle-eye, and Narrow-tailed Starling among others. Because Kibale forest national park is well known as a home to primates, so expect to encounter a lot of other primates which include the Red Colobus, Black and white Colobus, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, Red-tailed Monkey, and L’Hoest’s Monkey.
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale forest national park
Rise early, have breakfast, and set off with the journey to Kibale forest national park a home to the largest primates. Drive to western Uganda in the region of Toro Kingdom, drive through evergreen vegetation, tea plantation, and local homestead. Have lunch from Fort Portal and after lunch goes for a visit to crater lakes. On arrival at (the primate capital of the world) Kibale forest national park you will check into the lodge where you will have dinner and overnight.
Accommodation option; Payaya Lake lodge [luxury], Isunga lodge [midrange], Kibale forest camp [budget]
Meals plan: Lunch and dinner
Duration: 4-5 hours’ drive
Having woken up early enough in time to grab a warm cup of coffee and report to Kanyanchu headquarters for a briefing on do’s and don’ts of chimpanzee tracking. Enter the jungle in search of our closed relatives the chimpanzees and you will get a chance to see some bird species that include the Green-breasted Pitta, Yellow-billed Barbet, and African Emerald Cuckoo, Black-billed Turaco, Narina Trogon, Blue-shouldered Robin-chat, Sabine’s Spinetail, Chestnut Wattle eye and Narrow-tailed Starling among others. After finding the chimpanzees, return back to the lodge for late lunch and relaxation at the poolside. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Meal plan; full board
Bird in Bigodi and departure
Take morning breakfast and set off for Bigodi swamp walk to look out for bird species and you will get a chance of seeing more primates. Return to the lodge and check-out of the lodge. Drive to Fort Portal town where you will have lunch and then drive back to Kampala.
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Hotel / Lodges Options
- Ndali or Kyaninga Lodge or Similar (Luxury Option) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Primate Lodge Cottages or Mountains of the Moon Hotel (Medium option) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Chimpanzee Guest House or Rwenzori Travelers Inn (Budget Option Bed Breakfast only
- Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park
- The community in Bigodi Swamp
What to bring
- Rain jacket
- Waterproof hiking shoes
- Trousers and long-sleeved shirts
- Insect repellent
- Sun hat