Kibale National Park

Kibale Forest National Park boasts the highest diversity and concentration of primate species in the African Continent, hence making it the Primate Capital of Africa. You can encounter at least three-quarters of its 13 different primate species during a single trip. There are over 1500 of Uganda’s total 5000 chimpanzees within Kibale Forest National Park, with several communities well-studied and habituated for tourism and this makes it one of the incredibly beautiful places for chimpanzee trekking adventures.

Besides chimpanzees, other notable primate species in Kibale Forest National Park are the Ugandan red colobus monkeys, (pro colobus tephrosceles), pottos, the rare L’Hoests, Grey-cheeked mangabeys, blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, Olive baboons, bush babies, vervet monkeys, to mention but a few.
The Forest buffaloes, blue and red duikers, Sitatunga, bush pigs, common warthogs, Mongoose, forest elephants, giant forest hogs, serval cats, Otters, bushbucks and African golden cats are common in this Protected Area. Lions and leopards are also occasionally spotted in Kibale Forest National Park.

Kibale Forest National Park boasts of a prolific birdlife with over 375 species of stunning feathered beauties, 6 of which are endemic to the Albertine rift Valley, some to the Congo-Guinea Biome and some endemic to this Park among others. Expect rare views of the rare Green-breasted Pitta hidden between dense vegetation, Collared Apalis, Ground thrush, blue-headed sunbird, western tinkerbird, red-faced woodland warbler, Black bee-eater, Olive long-tailed Cuckoo, Purple-breasted sunbird, Lowland-masked Apalis, Blue-breasted kingfisher, Dusky Crimsonwing, African pitta, Brown-chested alethe, Dusky Crimsonwing, black bee-eaters, yellow spotted nicator, Abyssinian ground thrush, crowned eagle, Yellow-rumped tinkerbird, blue breasted kingfishers, yellow rumped tinker bird, Black-capped Apalis, black-eared ground thrush, Eastern Nicator, little greenbul and many more.

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Your Safari/trip Includes

  • All relevant Government taxes
  • Park fees
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Meals as showed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as showed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers