Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days

Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days (3 Days / 2 Nights)

The Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days is an ideal safari for the primate lovers because of the concentration of the primates in this dense tropical rain forest. This area has the highest percentage of viewing chimpanzees in the wild than any other place in Africa or even the world. It is not only primates that can mesmerize you on this Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days but the volcanic activity crater lakes and farmland as well as tea estates that make this a unique destination.

Note: The safari starts and ends in Entebbe / Kampala but usually an extension to either Murchison falls or Queen Elizabeth or Bwindi impenetrable for the mountain gorillas can be added to this Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days

Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days Highlights:

  • Roadside market experience
  • Crater hike experience
  • Photographic scenic views with lots of tea Estates
  • Chimpanzee tracking or Habituation
  • Bigodi Wetland community walk and birding

Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days detailed itinerary:

Day 01: Drive to Kibale forest National Park visit

You will be picked by you safaris Guide for Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days in the morning. Please make sure to have had your breakfast early. You will then drive towards Fort portal. Along the way, different fruit and vegetable markets, tea estates and scenic views arriving in fort portal town late in the morning/early afternoon. You will continue to Kibale forest, check into your accommodation, in the evening visit the crater lakes.

Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Journey time: 5-7 Hours (Depending on activities involved, can be less or more)

Accommodation: Kibale forest camp (Mid-range)

Meal plan: Full Board basis (B, L, D)

Day 02: Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Community walk

You will have a full breakfast, and then drive to the briefing or starting point for chimpanzee tracking. Upon arrival, you will be briefed and grouped in numbers of maximum 8 people but sometimes you can exclusively go alone but on rare occasions if you are lucky and there are no other clients joining. Once you have located the chimpanzees, you will spend a valuable time of 1 Hour and then transfer to the picking point where you will be driven to your hotel for lunch. You actually have an option spending a whole day with the chimpanzees in the forest at an extra top-up (Chimpanzee habituation experience to be booked in advance and slightly more expensive).

Kibale Forest park is the most magnificent of Uganda’s tropical rain forest and one of the most rewarding areas to explore, it boasts 13 species of primates including the localized Red Colobus, L’hoest monkeys and the endemic Mangabey. Kibale’s major attraction is the Chimpanzees, the delightful Apes, closest to humans more than any other living creature. The adult chimpanzees and their young ones can be seen swinging in the tree branches as one treks through the forest trails. This park also inhabits the elusive Elephants, Buffalos, giant forest Hogs and antelopes making it one of the most stunning Parks in Uganda.

After lunch, you will then drive to Bigodi wetland a community wetland tour for the birding, community and primate walk. This is less strenuous and full of community interaction experience. The Community guide will then take you on a 1 to 2-hour walk depending on the interests. You will be able see different monkey species and lots of beautiful birds such as the Great Blue Turaco, women projects and the whole African community setting experience.

Return later to your hotel in the evening for leisure, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Kibale forest camp (Mid-range)

Meal plan: Full Board basis (B, L, D)

Day 03: Drive back to Kampala

Breakfast at leisure, you will then drive back to Kampala for souvenir shopping and drop off at your preferred location.

Journey time: 5-7 Hours (Depending on activities involved, can be less or more)

End of Kibale Forest Chimpanzee Safari 3 Days

1 PERSON = 1725
2 PEOPLE = 1097
3 PEOPLE = 914
4 PEOPLE = 822
5 PEOPLE = 767
Single room supplement = US$77 (Does not apply to one person price)

The price includes:

  • 4×4 Safari car with fuel
  • English Speaking Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers
  • Border crossing fees
  • Gorilla permit
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Shared Accommodation based on B, L, D

The Price does not Include:

  • Visa Fees
  • Tips and gratuities of different nature
  • Extra activities
  • Soft drinks or Alcoholic drinks
  • International and domestic air flights
  • Items of a personal nature eg; laundry, cigarrettes, telephone calls, etc