Kibale National Park is an acknowledged primate hub. Situated in southern Uganda, the park is a habitat to over 1000 individual chimpanzees, and 12 other primate species including baboons and the various kinds of monkeys. The Kanyanchu primate walk is the major highlight of this safari – you get to encounter the park’s many primate species. A chimpanzee trekking excursion, guided nature walk, bird watching adventure and a community visit, are some of the activities you will enjoy while on this safari.
The adventure begins when you embark on a drive to Southern Uganda – the location of Kibale National Park. When you stop in Fort Portal town for lunch, you will use the opportunity to visit to the ‘Amabere ga nyina mwiru’ caves, the Karambi royal tombs and Omukama’s palace. When you arrive at the park, you will take out some time to unwind and then embark on a guided nature walk in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. After the walk return to your lodge for dinner and over night stay. Accomodation-Primate lodge or Kibale forest camp or Isunga lodge. Meal plan- Lunch and Dinner.
The day’s main adventure will be the Kanyanchu primate walk. You will embark on a guided quest for the 13 primate species found in the park. The highlight of the excursion however will be a chimpanzee trekking excursion. You will encounter one of the habituated chimp families and then go ahead to see the various monkey species. In the afternoon, you will go for a birding excursion along the boardwalk trail and the various viewing platforms in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The area has over 138 bird species. Meal plan-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
You will go for a village walk in the morning after breakfast and then embark on your journey back to Kampala in the early afternoon. You will enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful countryside, the steep terraces, rugged hills and massive tea plantations. Have a stop over in Mbarara for lunch then proceed to Kampala. Your safari will end when your guide drops you at your choice location in the capital. Meal plan-Lunch and Dinner.
Activity fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transport and fuel(4×4)
Meals as mentioned per day
English speaking guide
Driver and guide fees
Safe bottled water
Anything not mentioned in the includes
Cost of Safari
The cost of this safari will vary depending on date of travel, type of accommodation, transport mode and number of people on the safari.