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3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking - Kibaale National Park

 Uganda
 21st Feb - 12th Feb

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Overview

This tour takes you to a popular National Park for primates, treeking the usual residents like chimpanzees,monkeys and a number of bird species.

Kibaale National Park - The primate capital of the world

This mainly forested park covers 795sqkm in the area and is best known for its primate species in Uganda and Africa as whole! Chimpanzess the man’s closet relative is not all that the park has to offer- you can also see the uncommon L’Hoest’s monkey and east Africa ‘s largest population of the threatned red colobus monkey other primate includes the black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey, grey cheeked magabey (Uganda magabey) red tiailed monkey, bushbaby and potto. The nearby community –run bogodi wetland sanctuary that offers birders an impressive bird list of 335 species.

The Uganda Mangabey (Lophocebus ugandae) is a specie of Old World monkey found only in Uganda. This crested mangabey was previously thought to be just a population of the grey-cheeked mangabey (L.albigena). Colin Groves upgraded the Ugandan population into the new species L.ugandanae on February 16, 2007. This specie is dramatically smaller than the grey-cheeked mangabey, with a shorter skull and smaller face.

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Tour Overview

Availability

Nov 18- Mar 17

Duration

3D/2N

Pickup Location

pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise

Language

English

Car PickUp

Available

Tour Guide

Included

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Breakfast
  • SightSeeing
  • Hotel Accomodation

Excluded

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Camp Fire
  • Sports Elements

Itenary

Day 1
  • 08:00 AM

    Kampala to Kibaale Forest National Park
    Upon your arrival, a driver guide from Ultimate Wild Safaris will pick you from the airport or any place of your choice to start your trip to Kibaale Forest. You will start your drive to western Uganda through the beautiful green scenery through tea plantations.
    You will have a chance to interact with local people during the walk through the market after lunch. Thereafter you will have a one-hour drive to Kibaale forest where you will be able to spot some monkeys, birds and Baboons during the stop-overs.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Papaya Lake Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Chimpanzee Guest Cottages - Mid-Range option)
    (Chimpanzee Guest House - Budget option)
    Travel Time : 6-7 Hours

Day 2
  • 08:00 AM

    Chimpanzee Tracking
    Today you will have your breakfast at the lodge and prepare for your trip for Chimpanzee walk. Kibale forest consist s of 13 primate species the only National park to see many types of monkeys like; the wonderful Red Columbus, Grey cheeked mangabey, Black and white Columbus monkey, L’hoest monkey and Chimpanzees.
    Here you will be able to see our cousins and the trip takes 3-4 hours walk through the tropical rainforest with the experienced guide. After lunch you will visit Bigodi swamp walk to spot some monkeys and bird species and that takes you through grassland, small communities where the locals are very enthusiastic to shake hands with white people through coffee plantations and peoples gardens to see how they do daily work.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Papaya Lake Lodge - Luxury Option)
    (Chimpanzee Guest Cottages - Midrange Option),
    (Chimpanzee Guest House - Budget Option)
    Meal Plan : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3
  • 10:00 AM

    Return Back to Kampala
    Today after breakfast, you will drive to Kampala and do a city tour where you will visit the numerous crafts markets, Kampala taxi park with hundreds of commuter taxis jam parked in a small park, visiting Kampala’s biggest Mosque that was sponsored by Late Muamar Gadhafi – the former President of Libya. You will have Lunch in a nice restaurant of your choice in Kampala and late flight back home.

    Journey Time: 6-7 Hours
    Meal Plan : Breakfast & Lunch