This is a 3 Days Kibale National Park Safari. This Uganda safari begins and ends in Kampala, Uganda’s capital.
This tour will take you to Kibale National Park. It is among the most visited National Parks for Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda.
Kibale National Park is beautiful. The park boasts of the most tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. It offers some excellent opportunities for primate and bird watching.
The park is a home of over 13 species of primates. They include chimpanzees, black and white Columbus. You will also find Red-tailed and grey cheeked Mangabeys. Others are the rare L’hoest monkey, baboons and bush baby.
For these reasons a Uganda tour to Kibale forest National Park is ideal. This is true if primate watching is on top of your wishlist for safaris in Uganda.
Kibale National Park forest is popular for chimps. There are also other animals that call the forest home. they include leopards, bush pigs, elephants, birds, butterflies among other.
The adjacent Bigodi swamp sanctuary is famous for a nature walk. You may have communities walk and cultural heritage here.
There are several options for your Kibale National Park Accommodation. Primate Lodge is our preference for this 3 Days Kibale National Park Safari. We have listed below the Kibale National park lodges we use for this 3 Days Kibale National Park Safari.
Primate Lodge allows you to experience the world-renowned Ugandan hospitality. This is amidst unrivalled nature, scenery and serenity. You will be in the heart of Kibale rainforest National Park.
Primate Lodge is deep in the Kibale forest. It is right next door to the starting point for Chimpanzee Tracking.
Guest accommodation comprises 16 rooms. This is in different categories. the lodge has 9 Luxury Cottages, 7 Standard Cottages and adventurous Sky Tree House.
Other lodge amenities include a spacious dining terrace and a well-stocked bar. There is a secluded lounge area with a small library. You will have a complimentary room service.
In the evening a camp fire warms your chilly night. Laundry service are but at a small fee. mek sure to use the free WiFi in the public areas.
Crater Safari Lodge is just a few minutes away from the lush green tropical rain forest. It is at the edge of Kibale Forest National Park.
Crater Safari Lodge offers incomparable luxury and breath-taking scenery. It gives you an outstanding opportunity to observe the unique wildlife.
This lodge on the banks of the Nyinabulitwa Crater Lake blends with its surrounding.
Crater Safari Lodge is an Award-winning lodge. It has bee voted-Best Eco Lodge/Resort in Uganda. It has featured in many international news as one of Uganda’s best lodges.
Crater Safari Lodge has Deluxe cottages with thatched roofing and timber decking. In total there are nine suites with one honeymoon suite. 2 of the suites are able to host up to four travelers and are ideal for sharing by families or groups.
Guests will not have to give up little comforts despite the remote and quiet location of the lodge.
There is running hot and cold water in the en suite baths and solar-powered lighting.
Day 1: Morning departure to Kibale National Park. Game drive on arrival with overnight at your lodge.
Day 2: Early morning Uganda chimpanzee tracking and afternoon Bigodi walk.
Day 3: Early breakfast, Crater tour and drive back to Kampala
Kampala to Kibale National Park
Our Pearl of Africa Safari representative will be at your hotel in Kampala at 0700hrs. He will brief you on the 3 Days Kibale National Park Safari.
Later leave for Kibale National Park driving west of Kampala. The drive goes via Fort portal to Kibale National Park. This drive will take approximately 5-6 hours.
As you drive along the way you will enjoy the scenery. Look out for Ugandans way of life in their traditional homesteads and farms.
You will stop for lunch in Fort Portal before you proceed to the Park. Upon arrival check in and relax in your Kibale National Park accommodation.
You may venture out to have a walk just to get familiar with the area.
Dinner and overnight will be at Primate Lodge.
Kibale National Park
Start the day on Uganda safari with a satisfying breakfast. You will then drive or walk to the ranger station by 0700 Hours. At the station you will have a short briefing about Chimpanzee trekking tour.
Chimpanzee tracking can take is a half a day activity. As you walk in the forest there are also other primates you will see.
You will get to see them forage in the forest for fruits etc. Your guide will provide information as you walk.
During the walk you will stop to listen to the calls of the chimps as you look for them in the dense forest.
Other animals and primates that may encounter:
Other mammals like elephant, butterflies can be seen. Bird lovers will have a chance to spot various species of birds like the rumped tinker birds among other. Come back at the hotel for lunch and relaxation.
Later, take a visit to Bigodi swamp sanctuary for a nature walk. the walk may gift you with a chance to see over 229 tree species found within the wet tropical forests of the park.
There are also different primates such as, blue monkeys, baboons and a variety of birds. Return back at Primate lodge for dinner and an overnight.
Kibale National Park
You will have a relaxed morning with breakfast at your lodge. Check out of the lodge and proceed on the crater lake tour.
Your stop will be the ‘top of the world’ point. Here you are able to view most of the lakes within the crater lake region.
Proceed to Kampala with a stop for lunch along the way. You will arrive back in Kampala in the evening.
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