Multi Day Tours

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking In Kibale National Park Uganda

Tour Summary

The 3 days Chimpanzee trekking safari will take you to Kibale Forest National Park which is one of Africa’s best rainforests located in Western Uganda approximately 327 km by road from Kampala- Uganda’s capital.

This park is home to around 13 primates among them you will meet the Chimpanzees which have a DNA close to that of humans, other wildlife species include; 70 species of mammals as well as over 375 bird species. The major activities to be done will be Chimpanzee trekking through the forest, and the Bigodi wetland walk.

Tour Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi wetland walk
  • Day 3: Departure- To Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

On this day you will wake up early enough and have breakfast form the Hotel/your residence and your tour guide/driver will pick you up from there, after a short briefing about the safari you will drive to the Western part of Uganda to Kibale National Park. Have a stopover in Fort portal for lunch and thereafter have a visit to the tea plantations or Toro crater lakes. Proceed to the Park and check in at the lodge of your choice. You could opt for a nature walk in the forest that evening whereby you will see different wildlife species. Have dinner and an overnight as you prepare for Chimpanzee trekking the next day.

Accommodation Options, Primate lodge/Crater Safar lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee guest house(Mid-range), Rweteera lodge/Kibale Forest camp-lazy camping(Budget)

Meal plan: Lunch & dinner.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi wetland walk

After your morning breakfast, your driver will take you to the park information Centre where you will be briefed together with other guests about what to do and not to do while trekking chimpanzees. Thereafter you will set out to look for the chimpanzees in the forest and experience unforgettable. Trekking might take 2 to 6 hours of which it is based on the location of chimpanzees.

In the process of seeing chimpanzees you will be able to see also different birds, monkeys like the black and white colobus, grey cheeked Mangabey, golden monkeys among others, and various trees species as you walk through the forest. Later after this amazing time with the chimpanzees, return to the lodge for lunch and thereafter your guide/driver will take you to Bigodi wetland for a swamp walk while there still you will see more primates like the Red tailed monkeys, baboons, bush pigs, L’Hoest’s Monkeys, otters and others as well as bird species like the great blue Turacos. You will also meet some old people that stay in that community together with school going children.

At the end of the day you would have received a great African experience since you will see how these people live, do their day to day activities among other things. Head back to the lodge, have dinner & Overnight.

Accommodation Options, Primate lodge/Crater Safari lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee guest house(Mid-range), Rweteera lodge/Kibale Forest camp-lazy camping(Budget)

Meal plan: Full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 3: Departure- To Kampala

Have your breakfast at the lodge as you mark the end of this amazing 3 days safari. After breakfast start off the journey back to Kampala with packed lunch from the lodge. You will reach Kampala in the evening.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Tour inclusions:

  • Chimpanzee Trekking Permits,
  •  Transportation,
  • Accommodation-Full Board,
  • English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver,
  • All Tour Activities,
  • Photography,
  • Drinking Water.

Tour Exclusions:

  • International flights,
  • Visas,
  • Any Extra Activity Not A Part Of The Itinerary,
  • Accommodation Fees For Hotel In Kampala,
  • Personal Expenses On Souvenirs,
  • Laundry Services,
  • Crafts,
  • Drinks/Beverages,
  • Tips.
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