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3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda: Kibale National Park Forest

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Kibale Tour – Overview.

3 days chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda Kibale is an amazing 2nights/3day chimp trekking tour in Uganda’s Kibale National Park to track and see the rare chimpanzees in Kibale forest dubbed the Primate capital of the world.

Kibale National Park is home to 13 species of primates including the common Chimpanzees and this offers one full hour with them.

The safari also includes a hike to Fort Portal Crater Lake field, Amabere caves heritage tour, and an exciting Bigodi wetland walk with a community experience.

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Kibale Tour – Highlights.

  • Day 1: Pick up from Kampala / Entebbe to Fort Portal. Tour Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru Caves, hike the Fort Portal Crater Lake field & connect to Kibale National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale National Park & Bigodi wetland walk in the afternoon
  • Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/ Entebbe. Optional activities en route include; Tea estate cycling & the Nakayima tree

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Uganda Kibale Tour – Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Pick Up From Kampala / Entebbe To Fort Portal.

Pick up from your place of stay in Entebbe or Kampala at 6:30 am after breakfast for the drive to Fort Portal Area 300km about 5 – 6 hours’ drive.

The sights of beautiful countryside landscapes such as the inselbergs of Mubende, the lush swamps in Kyegegwa, the forest tracts connecting to Kibale, and the lush green undulating tea estates make the journey very exciting and picturesque.

Settle for lunch in Fort Portal – Gardens restaurant after which you connect to Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves – the breast-like features believed to have belonged to Nyinamwiru the daughter of Bukuku – a self-enthroned Bachwezi King.

Nnyinamwiru is believed to have been denied the opportunity to breastfeed her baby Ndahura as the father had been alerted that the child will take over his throne.

The oozing milky substance at this site is believed to be the milk of Nnyinamwiru.

From this site, you proceed to hike to the Fort Portal Crater Lake field – one of the four explosion craters in Uganda.

Enjoy their panoramic view when you summit Kyeganywa and the overlooking Rwenzori Mountains. From the activity, connect to Kibale NP for overnight.

Accommodation: Luxury:  Crater Safari Lodge – Luxury Cottage, Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse – Cottage, Budget:   Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse – Main house room

Day 2 : Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale National Park & Bigodi Wetland Walk in The Afternoon

Today, we explore Kibale’s icon – the Common Chimpanzees!  On top of Chimpanzees, Kibale National Park is also home to other 12 primate species including the Grey checked Mangabey, Vervet monkey, Black & White Colobus, Blue Monkey, Galago, Potto among others – something that has earned it a dub as the primate capital of the world.

The Chimpanzee trekking starts at 8 am and lasts 2 – 5 hours traversing the lush forest of Kibale which is also home to 351 tree species and 375 bird species including the Kibale ground thrush that is endemic and the popular green breasted pitta.

You spend one hour with Chimpanzees viewing them as they feed, play, and socialize. In the afternoon, visit Bigodi wetland for a 2hr Eco walk along with the community experience to learn about their traditions and way of life.

Bigodi swamp features lush flora, birds like the Great Blue Turaco among others.

Accommodation: Luxury:  Crater Safari Lodge – Luxury Cottage, Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse – Cottage, Budget:   Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse – Main house room

Day 3 : Drive Back to Kampala/ Entebbe.

Settle for a relaxed breakfast after which you drive back to Kampala / Entebbe. We can as well drop you off at the airport in case you have an onward flight.

Optional activities to explore en route include; cycling in the lush green tea estates with nice undulating landscape and then the heritage tree of Nakayima in Mubende dating far back to the Chwezi times.

End of The 3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Kibale Uganda.

Getting there

Safari Inclusions

Airport transfers Transportation by safari van Accommodation and meals as per itinerary Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance Driver allowances En-route lunches Visit the equator and igongo cultural Centre.

Safari Exclusions

personal nature expenses of excludes: laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, Air fare, Visa, drinks, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes.