Kibale Forest is one of those biodiversity hotspots that are remaining in the world. With its 13 primate species including highest populations of habituated chimpanzees, it’s no wonder that it has been dubbed the primate capital of the world. 2 Day Kibale Chimpanzee tour exposes you not only to Chimpanzees – man’s closest relative but also to amazing scenic views of the crater lake area and heritage tour of the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves.
Day 1: Travel by road to Kibale National Park & visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru & do Fort Portal Crater lake hike
Day 2: Do Chimpanzee trekking & transfer to Kampala.
Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru & Fort Portal Crater lake
Day 1:Travel by road to Kibale National Park.
Depart from Kampala after your breakfast at your place of stay for Kibale National Park. You will drive through the country side landscapes with unique features like Mubende inselbergs, valleys and forested landscapes of Kyegegwa and Kyenjonjo. Continue to Fort portal to visit the Amabere caves and doing the Crater Lake hike where by you will summit Kyeganywa hill to gain impressive views of the neighboring circle of crater lakes and hollows with the snow caped Ruwenzori at a distance. Retire for overnight.
Drive distance: 358km Drive time: 7 hours Accommodation: Primate Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Chimpanzee Guesthouse (Midrange/standard) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget/Basic) Day 2: Do Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi wetland encounter
After breakfast, gather at Kanyanchu tourism center for briefing at 08:00am from the park rangers about the Chimp trekking conduct. Set off to this forest of Kibale after the short briefing in quest of Chimpanzees. The 2 – 5 hour trek will expose you amazing tree species and wildlife including other 12 species of primates like Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, Red tailed monkeys and olive baboons. The sights of Birds cannot be avoided while their songs will offer you natural entertainment through the jungle. You will marvel at the Chimpanzees as the roll themselves on tree branches, munch fruits and make their pant – hooting calls. After utilizing your one hour, you will return to the starting point for relaxation and embark on the transfer to Kampala. You will arrive in the evening to mark the end of your safari. End of safari