3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari, Uganda Primates Tour – Kibale Forest National Park

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda primates tour to one of the most amazing national parks in Uganda. Kibale Forest National Park has a variety of tracts of tropical rain forest and several animals that make it one of the most attractive parks in Uganda. The park covers 795 square kilometers of rain forest, swamp, rivers, and few areas of grassland.

Kibale National Park harbors a total of 13 primate species and is home to more than 1,450 chimpanzees protected inside the park. Children have to be 15 years and above to be able to track the chimpanzees, if you have children below 15 years then try to make sure that they can engage in an educative forest walk.

This 3 Days chimpanzees trekking Safari Uganda primates tour will bring on a chimp trek inside the Kibale forest. There are two allocations for trekking opportunities per day, morning or afternoon. You are allowed to stay with the chimpanzees for a maximum of one hour after locating them.

Highlights of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Tour

  • Transfer from Kampala to Kibale
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park
  • Community Walk in Bigodi Swamp
chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Kibale Forest

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Tour

Detailed 3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Tour

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park

After the morning breakfast at your lodge, our professional driver will come and pick you and head for Kibale National Park; prior to setting off for the journey, he will brief you on what to expect along the journey.

As you drive through the countryside, enjoy the remarkable landscape sceneries, traditional homes and catch a glimpse of different striking bird’s species.

Engage your guide all along as he has all the information you may need to note about this amazing journey!

You will have a stopover for lunch in Fort Portal town. Then later you will drive into your lodge to check-in at the crater lakes region. Relax wait for the evening to have your dinner and overnight.

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Luxury: Papaya Lake Lodge
  • Midrange: Turaco Treetops
  • Budget: Chimpanzee Guest House
  • Meal Plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2 of 3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Tour: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park

After an early breakfast, your driver will transfer you to the briefing ground at the office. He will then hand in your details and permits for registration and allocation of chimpanzee community to trek and your ranger guide will go with you on the trek in search of the great apes.

Watch the chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor. This moment is always astonishing and leaves you with a great feeling of niceness and contentment!

After this exciting encounter with the apes, your ranger will hand you back to your guide who will drive you back to your lodge to relax, have lunch as you wait for the next activity in the afternoon.

In the afternoon, you will set out to explore the Bigodi village where you have the opportunity to visit the swamp with a variety of butterflies, plants, animals, and spectacular bird species like Great Blue Turaco and will be of great interest to birds’ enthusiasts.

After this experience, you will take a village walk that will lead you to the coffee experience, huge coffee plantations, banana beer making, basked making, and traditional healer. After this tiresome day, your driver will take you back to your lodge for dinner and rest as we prepare for the following day.

Recommended Accommodation facilities:

  • Luxury: Papaya Lake Lodge
  • Midrange: Turaco Treetops
  • Budget: Chimpanzee Guest House
  • Meal Plan: full board

Day 3: Transfer Back to Kampala

This must have been an amazing experience spending some of your quality time touring the world and we are sure that you enjoyed your time in this park trekking the chimpanzees and village walks.

After your morning breakfast, your guide will pick you up for a journey back to Kampala and if your flight is on this very day, you will be transferred to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with a departure flight!

End of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Tour

Activities on this 3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Uganda Safari

  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Village walks
  • Nature walks in the forest

Background Check

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale National Park is situated in Western Uganda, covered by evergreen rain forest. It covers 766 square kilometers (296 sq mi.) in size and at an altitude of 1,100 meters (3,600 ft) to 1,600 meters (5,200 ft).

Despite being mainly covered by moist ever green forest, it contains a diverse array of landscapes to contain both lowland and montane forests. In eastern Africa, it harbors the least significant expanse of pre-montane forest.

The park was gazetted in 1932 and formally established in 1993 to protect a large area of the forest previously managed as a logged forest reserve. The park forms a continuous forest with Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This adjoining of the parks creates a stretch of up to 180 kilometers (110 mi) wildlife corridor. It is an important eco-tourism and Safari destination, popular for its population of habituated Chimpanzees and twelve other species of primates.

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Tour Inclusions & Exclusions

Safari includes:

  • Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser
  • Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park admissions
  • Accommodation on full board
  • Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
  • Transfer to and from the airport

Safari exclusions

  • All activities not mentioned in the program
  • Phone calls bills
  • Tips
  • International transfers
  • Gratitude to tour guides
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal effects of any nature
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari