Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale Forest National Park

Duration: 

3 Days 2 Nights

Day 1: Arrival

Depart Kampala on the day of arrival after having lunch at 2Friends or Protea Entebbe head for Fort Portal and arrive in time for dinner at Kyaninga lodge / Kluges / mountain of the moon in or near Kibale National Park.

Day 2: Primate Trail and Bigodi Swamp Walk

Take an early breakfast before your primate tracking adventure in the forest. Choose between the half day tracking experience - or a full day chimp habituation adventure. As you search for Kibale’s resident chimpanzees, keep an eye out for other primates such as grey-cheeked mangabeys along with l’Hoest’s, red colobus, red-tailed and blue monkeys. Your expert guide will share the secrets of the forest’s flora and fauna, ensuring that the trail is both informative and enjoyable.

After lunch, for those not on participating in chimp habituation, the Bigodi Women’s Group will take you on a fascinating boardwalk trail through the papyrus swamp of the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Finish this action-packed day with a cultural performance or a sunset drink at a nearby lodge.

Day 3: Cultural Tour And Onward Travel

A guide from Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental Development (KAFRED) will take you on a fascinating cultural tour of the Bigodi homesteads, where you will observe the preparation on food and learn traditional weaving techniques with Bigodi Women’s Group.

From here you can continue south to Semliki National Park, or return to Kampala.