This 3 days Uganda tour will take you to Kibale forest national park a home to over 13 species of primates mostly known primate specie is the chimpanzee and chimpanzee trekking is the main safari activity while at the park.
Other primate species include White and Black colobus monkeys, Baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Grey cheeked mangabeys. While taking chimp photos, you are not allowed to use flash and you are required to be 7meters from the chimps.
Chimps are the second closet relative to human sharing almost 98% of human DNA make-up. Kibale national park is located in the southwestern part of Uganda just about 5-6 hours’ drive from the capital city Kampala.
Day 1: Kibale Forest National Park
After your breakfast at the lodge, check-out from the lodge and start your journey to Kibale forest national. A lot will be enjoyed on this exhilarating journey including the scenery in Kabale with fantastic views along the way. Arrive at the park in time check in at the lodge, have dinner before you sleep you could opt for an evening forest walk where you will be able to see some bush babies (this is based on the accommodation facility you are using).return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at.
Lodging (Luxury Accommodation: Primate Lodge/Ndali Lodge/Mountains of the Moon Kyaninga Lodge(Super luxury), Ndali lodge/Primate lodge/Kibale Forest lodge(Luxury), Mountains of the moon/Chimpanzee Guest House(Mid-range), Kibale Forest Camp/Rwenzori View Guest House(Budget) Meal Plan; Dinner
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking- Kibale Forest
On this day after a cup of tea or coffee you will get briefed about the dos and don’ts while with the chimps and then after you will follow the ranger guide deep into the forest to begin the search of chimps. Chimp trekking may go from 1-6 hour and once the chimps are met you are strictly allowed to spend one hour with them, it is an amazing experience. It will be amazing as you will watch them jump on different branches, watch them feed and play, you will also see nests in which they rest/sleep. Take enough photos but with your camera flash off. During the trek you will also have a n opportunity to see other primates such as the White and Black colobus monkeys, Baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Grey cheeked mangabeys among others.
Later return back for lunch at the lodge, check out and get back on the road to Kampala to your hotel or Entebbe that is if your flight is on that very day.
Day 3: departure
Wake up for a hearty breakfast at the lodge and then after, you will be driven back to Kampala, have lunch en-route at the Equator, from here you will continue to Kampala/Entebbe to meet your departure flight back if scheduled on this day.
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Each Chimpanzee permit is at USD200 per person and early booking is advisable to avoid last minute booking which is disappointing
Safari Price includes:
Accommodations on full board basis,
Park Entrance Fees
English Speaking Driver/guide,
4wheel Drive Safari Vehicle,
Ranger guide during chimpanzee trekking
Bottled Drinking Water, Boat trips, Transport and all mentioned activities apart from the extra/optional ones.
Excludes: Air Travel fare, Uganda Visa charges, Alcoholic drinks, Laundry and Tips given to staff and guides, Insurance, and Extra activities.