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3 Days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking

3 Days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari | Chimp Tracking Tour Uganda

Short Uganda Primates Tour

Enjoy your 3 days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in the “primate capital of the world”, Kibale Forest National Park. Embarking on chimpanzee tour in Kibale Forest National Park, Western Uganda offers a great experience and opportunity to interact with 13 primate species. But the main focus will be to have a close encounter with chimpanzees in their natural habitat.

Chimpanzee - 3 Days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking SafariOver 1500 chimpanzees are all confined in Kibale Forest National Park, most of which have been habituated for chimpanzee tracking. Besides chimpanzees, your chimp trekking tour will also let you view other primates including the blue monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys, vervet monkeys, red colobus monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys, olive baboons, red tailed monkeys, pottos and numerous forest birds.

The 3 days Kibale Forest, chimp tracking safari also includes guided nature walk in Bigodi wetland/swamp. Your trip covers 2 nights, meals and you will start and end it in Kampala/Entebbe Uganda approximately 5-6 hours’ drive.

Activities to do 3 days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

  • Chimpanzee trekking/tracking
  • Bird sighting
  • Guided nature walks in Bigodi Swamp
  • Touring & photography

Brief itinerary of your 3 days Kibale Forest, chimp tracking safari

  • Day 1: Travel to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest & guided nature walk in Bigodi Swamp
  • Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

3 Days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Detailed itinerary of your 3 days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Day 1: Travel to Kibale Forest National Park

Depart Kampala/Entebbe for 3 days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Kibale Forest National Park, Western Uganda. Drive through Mityana-Mubende then to Fort Portal city where you will have lunch stop. After, connect to Kibale Forest National Park while enjoying the incredible view of the countryside extensive tea plantations, landscapes and a lot more. Dinner and overnight stay at Uganda safari lodge.

Accommodation in Kibale Forest National Park

  • Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge/Papaya Lake Lodge
  • Mid-range: Chimps Nest Lodge/Turaco Treetops
  • Budget: Chimpanzee Guesthouse/Wild Camping

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest & guided nature walk in Bigodi Swamp

After breakfast, assemble at Kanyanchu Visitor Centre to verify at reception desk then join other visitors for the 7:00am briefing on chimpanzee tracking rules. You will also be assigned to a park guide and at 8:00am, begin your chimp trek that lasts for 2-4 hours.

On spotting a habituated chimpanzee community, you will have 1 hour of magical encounter, photography and exploring more about chimpanzee behavior. Amazingly, expect to see other primates and numerous bird species. Return to have lunch break and relaxation.

At 2:00am, Bigodi Wetland will be your next area of exploration but specifically on a guided nature walk. Expect to sight more primates, birds especially the Great blue turaco and other mammals, plants. Dinner and overnight stay at chimpanzee safari lodge.

Accommodation in Kibale Forest National Park

  • Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge/Papaya Lake Lodge
  • Mid-range: Chimps Nest Lodge/Turaco Treetops
  • Budget: Chimpanzee Guesthouse/Wild Camping

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

Return to Kampala/Entebbe after your breakfast and checking out of your Uganda safari lodge. This marks the end of your 3 days Kibale Forest, chimp tracking safari.

End of your 3 days Kibale Forest, chimp tracking safari

Your 3 days Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Trekking Safari includes

  • Park entrance fees
  • Guided nature walks
  • Bird sighting
  • Touring & photography
  • Chimp tracking/trekking permit
  • 4×4 Land Cruiser with pop-up roof for road trip
  • 2 nights and meals
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • Ferry crossing

Your 3 days Kibale Forest, chimp tracking safari excludes

  • Visas
  • Tipping
  • Airfares
  • Optional/extra activities
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone expenses
  • Hotel fees after the trip
  • Other drinks
  • Laundry services