3 Days Kibale National Park- Primates Tour
Kibale National Park contains one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. The park is home to a total of 70 mammal species but most famously 13 species of primate including the localized red Colobus, L’Hoest’s monkeys, the endemic Uganda Mangabey and man’s closest relatives, the chimpanzee. Kibale has the highest concentration of primates in the world, so seeing them is pretty much guaranteed! The other mammals are elephants, duikers, African Civet, buffalos, leopards, warthogs, golden cats and over 250 species of butterflies. It also home to over 375 species of birds, about 60 percent of all recorded forest species of Uganda. These include Africana Pitta, White – bellied crested Flycatcher, Red winged francolin, Joyful green bull, green breasted Pitta, Grey-throated flycatcher, woodland warbler, Chestnut-winged Starling, Orange-tufted, White-napped Pigeon, Grey winged Robin, Crowned eagle, Black bee-eater, Little greenbul, tiny sunbirds, African Grey parrot and Grey-headed olive-back.
When chimpanzees and other forest residents rest up at dusk, a night time shift of rarely seen creatures becomes active. Bats, pottos, bush babies, and civets are the most active at night. Night walks though the dark forest to see these nocturnal creatures is increasingly getting popular.
The Park can be accessed by road from Kampala capital city via Kasese (Queen Elizabeth National Park or through Kampala – Mubende or Kampala – Mbarara – Kamwenge by road.
By Air, from Kajjansi or Entebbe to Kasese air strip or Toro semliki wildlife reserve air strip.
- Chimpanzee Tracking /Habituation
- Nature Walks
- Bird watching
- Cultural encounters
- Day 1 – Transfer to the park
- Day 2 – Chimpanzee tracking
- Day 3 – Community Engagement and Departure