The 3 days Chimpanzee trekking safari to Kibale forest national park will bring you face to face with man’s closest cousins “the chimps”. The experience is a lifetime memory. The drive through the green Uganda is breath taking and gets more intensified when you reach the tea farm plantations. Here, you have an option of stopover.
You 3 Day Safari Highlight
- Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
- Day 2: Chimp trek and Bigodi Swamp Walk
- Day 3: Visit King’s Palace and transfer back to Kampala
Itinerary for the 3 days Chimpanzee trekking safari to Kibale forest national park
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast, you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park via Mityana-Mubende Fort portal Road. You will have lunch en route in Fort portal town and reach the Park in the afternoon Via Fort Portal-Kamwenge Road. Upon arrival, go for the afternoon nature walk in the Crater Lake region. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimp nest for mid-range, Ndali lodge or primates lodge for Luxury, Chimpanzee guest house for the budget.
Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi Swamp Walk
After breakfast, you will set out for the morning briefing of the Chimpanzee tracking activity at Kanyachu the Park Headquarters and later after this, you will enter the forest to search for the man’s closest friend the chimps and all trackers must be above 18 years of age.
The experience you will get when you are with these chimps, will enable you figure out the similarities between the Chimps and Man. Besides the chimps, you will also be able to see other primate species such as the grey cheeked mangabeys, baboons and vervet monkeys etc.
Return back to the Lodge for Lunch and in the afternoon go for the afternoon swamp walk in Bigodi. Here, the guide will provide details about the flora and fauna that you will encounter, and then after, you will be transferred back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Rweteera Safari Camp for mid-range, Ndali lodge or primates lodge for Luxury, Chimpanzee guest house for the budget.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala
After your breakfast, visit the Toro Kingdom palace which was built on top of the hill attracting views of the Rwenzori ranges and Fort portal town. Later proceed to Kampala via Mubende with a lunch stop en route. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kampala or at the airport for your flight back home. This Safari is done in Uganda and here are Covid 19 Restrictions in Uganda concerning Airport entry, health declaration form, standard operating procedures while tracking chimpanzees etc
- Chimpanzee tracking permit
- Park fees (non-residents)
- All activities that are shown in the itinerary
- Professional driver/ tour guide
- All transfers (airport pick up and drops)
- All Taxes
- All transportation
- Meals (as specified in a day by day section)
- Drinking water all days
Tour costs Excludes
- International flights
- Additional accommodation before and after the trip
- Government imposed increased of taxes and park fees
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visas etc)
- Extra activities