Overview of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

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chimps in Kibale

This 4 days Uganda chimpanzee safari to Kibale National Park gives you an opportunity to indulge in a myriad of activities. Kibale National Park is located in the western district of Uganda about 312km from Kampala Uganda’s capital city. Dubbed the primate capital of the world, Kibale is highly revered as a must to visit safari in Uganda for the ultimate chimpanzee encounter given the fact that Kibale alone is home to 5000 chimpanzees and this makes it one of the highest concentrations of chimpanzees only beaten to the top by Congo. Kibale National Park is still home to other 12 primate species such as the vervet monkeys, the l’hoest monkeys, the grey-cheeked monkeys, the Ugandan mangabeys and many more. For any botanist out there Kibale National park offers you about 300 plant species and 200 butterflies

The epitome of this 4 days Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari is an evening stroll to the Ndali Kasenda craters, the second day gives you a chance to have a magical encounter with one of the chimpanzee in Kibale forest in the morning and a cultural encounter with a local community. Wake up on the third do to a primate walk in the Kibale as well as an exploration of amabeere ganyinamwiru caves. Round up this safari Uganda with a nature walk in Bigodi wetlands.

Highlights of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Tour / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Day 1of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari transfer from Kampala  and Ndali Kasenda craters

Day 2 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari chimpanzee trekking and Rweteera community walk in the evening

Day 3 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari primates tracking coupled with birding and an evening exploration of the Amabeere ganyinamwiru caves

Day 4 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari a morning nature walk in Bigodi wetlands the then transfer to back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Day 1 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Wake up early in the morning of day 1 of your Uganda tour to Kibale and have an early morning breakfast to give you energy for the magnificent day ahead of you on this 3 days Uganda wildlife safari excursion to Kibale National Park. Expect to be picked by none other than any our experienced guides who will be your companion on this Uganda safaris Kibale forest which lasts about 5 hours Uganda tours journey to fort portal town. Even though this safari in Uganda is rather short, it comes with captivating road sightings as you get to see the lush green scenery that blankets Uganda’s landscape. Watch the sunrise on a clear day to warm you up as you journey to primate capital of the world on this3 days short Uganda wildlife safaris. Arrive in fort portal town Uganda’s tourism capital that’s beautifully tucked on the fringes of Ruwenzori mountain foothills, have a fine dining experience as you partake a traditional Ugandan meal prepared using fresh and organic foods to give you the best of Uganda’s taste. After this sumptuous luncheon, travel to the starting point of what is revered as the best nature hike in Uganda. This Uganda hiking safari leads you to what has been dubbed as the top of the world. You can only understand this catchphrase you will make it to the top where you are awed by the spectacular sceneries of the blue and tranquil waters of the Kasenda Ndali craters. Take off a few minutes to savour the moment of utmost magic, begin your descent back to the starting point. Transfer to your already pre-booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale, Mountain Of The Moon

Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Chimpanzee Nest Lodge Rwenzori View Guest Camp

Budget: Kibale Guest Cottages, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweetera Safari Camp

Day 2 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

10 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking Safari TourStart off this Uganda safari tour to Kibale National Park with early morning melodic songs sung by the numerous birds found here. Enjoy a nice breakfast and checkout of the lodge. Transfer to the visitor information centre. On reaching the visitor information centre in Kanyanchu you will be taken through the various rules and regulations that will guide you as you undertake Uganda chimpanzee trekking tour in Kibale forest. After this brief orientation, kick start your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda in Kibale forest in the company of an experienced park guide to help contextualize all the attractions you will come across while on a chimpanzee trekking tour in Kibale Forest National Park. When you meet these magical species, use your hour with them to enjoy their company and if you find them in a good mood these will definitely put on a spectacle for you to enjoy as the young ones may even decide to get you involved in their games or laugh with you. At the end of your hour with them, the guide will cut short your visit to these humans of the wild then begin your journey back to the starting point. From here, transfer to one of the safari lodges here to enjoy a nice African lunch

After sorting out any pertaining hunger issues, transfer to the Rweteera community near fort portal and experience a unique cultural fusion as you get to meet the local natives here who will be eagerly waiting for your arrival on this Uganda cultural safari. Experience a royal’s welcome that comes with incessant ululations, traditional dances and songs. To show their appreciation for your courteous visit to these locals, you will be given a local name called empaako which makes an honorary resident and assimilate into you this tribe of Bantu people. So expect to come back being called Akiiki, Atwooki, Adyeri, Abwooli incase its fine with you. Get to explore the various activities done by the local people here such as hand craft making. You can buy a souvenir from them to support this community. The end of this activity marks the end of your 1 day short Uganda wildlife tour in Kibale national park.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale, Mountain Of The Moon

Mid-range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Chimpanzee Nest Lodge Rwenzori View Guest Camp

Budget: Kibale Guest Cottages, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweetera Safari Camp

Day 3 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Day 3 leads you on a primate hunt in Kibale national park and as you do look out for the 12 remaining primate species here, don’t miss out on the various bird species that might come your way as well as some of the 300 tree species that you meet while on your primate search. After this return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, transfer to the transfer to the Amabere ganyinamwiru caves. Listen to the captivating local folklore stories behind the formation of caves which will definitely intrigue you. After the folklore tales, embark on an adventure into the caves and match the folklore stories to the reality. Meet the amabeere of nyina mwiru which are actually stalactites and stalagmites formed as result of the carbonation.   Hike to the top of the fort portal hills and marvel at the spectacular crater lakes here as well as the immaculate view of the Rwenzori foothills in the far distance and all the other rolling hills of fort portal.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Crater Safari Lodge, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale, Mountain Of The Moon

Mid range: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse, Chimpanzee Nest Lodge Rwenzori View Guest Camp

Budget: Kibale Guest Cottages, Kibale Forest Camp, Rweetera Safari Camp

Day 4 of the 4 Days Kibale Uganda Chimpanzee Safari Uganda Safari / 4 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

bigodi nature walks

nature walks in bigodi

On day 4, you do a nature walk to Bigodi wetlands where you get to meet some of the bird species of Kibale such as the great blue turaco and some of the primates here such as the vervet monkeys. Return to the lodge and for lunch. After lunch check out of the lodge and begin your return journey to kampala

Where else in Uganda to do get a truly magical Uganda wildlife experience?

Uganda is known as the pearl of Africa and you can decide to extend your Uganda tour to other Uganda safari destinations like Murchison Falls National Park Uganda, Kibale National Park Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, Semuliki National Reserve Uganda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda and all this can be done by buying any of our safari Uganda packages like