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3 Days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Uganda

3 Days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Uganda

The 3-day chimpanzee Tracking Kibale Uganda is so rewarding to the primate lovers because of the concentration of the primates in this dense tropical rain forest. This area has the high percentage of viewing chimpanzees in the wild than any other place in Africa or even the world. it is not only primates but the volcanic activity gives it authentic craters that have lakes and farmland as well as tea estates that make this a unique destination for those that advocate for go green and environmentalists. For the safari, it starts and ends in Kampala but usually an extension to either Murchison falls or Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi impenetrable for the mountain gorillas.



Roadside market experience

Nyakasura Crater hike experience

Photographic scenic views with lots of tea Estates

Chimpanzee tracking or Habituation

Bigodi Wetland community walk and birding

Trip Summery

Arrival day: Drive from Kampala to Nyakasura Crater hike and then drive Kibale forest national park at booked hotel

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking, Lunch and Bigodi wetland Walk

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala and end of your safari trip

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Kibale forest National Park  and visit volcanoes caves.

On this day, you will be picked by your safari Guide after an early morning breakfast, leave Kampala City and drive towards Fort portal for the 3 Days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Uganda. 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 Nyakasura for the cave and crater hike. Hiking is mild as well as a starter for the chimpanzee tracking and what is special about this community tour is cultural history attached to this region.

After all, will have a rewarding break at the top of one of the hills where you will have lunch and later this activity drive towards Kibale Forest National Park. You will arrive early evening in time for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Journey time: 5-7 Hours (Depending on activities involved and this can be less or more)

Accommodation at Booked hotel

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


Day-02; Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Community walk

More so on this day-02; Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Community walk  , you will have your breakfast and then drive to the briefing or starting point for the day-02; chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Community walk. 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. Immediately after 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 of spending a whole day with the chimpanzees in the forest at an extra top-up  because this takes several hours (Chimpanzee habituation)

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 Uganda Manga bay. The major attraction is the Chimpanzees, the delightful Apes, closest to humans than any other living creature. These can be seen swinging in the tree branches as one treks through the forest trails. More so this park inhabits so many other wildlife like the elusive Elephants, Buffalos, giant forest Hogs and antelopes making it one of the most stunning Parks in Uganda.

When you finish lunch, you will then drive to Bigodi wetland a community wetland tour for the birding, community and primate walks. 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 relaxation, dinner and overnight. Journey time: 5-7 Hours (Depending on activities involved and can be less or more)

Accommodation at Booked hotel

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: 5-6 Hours (Depending on activities involved, can be less or more)

End of your 3 Days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Uganda


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


  • Visa Fees
  • Tips and gratuities of different nature
  • Extra activities
  • Soft drinks or Alcoholic drinks
  • International and domestic air flights
  • And more so, don’t forget your Insurance


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