3 days chimpanzee trekking safari
3 days chimpanzee trekking safari is an amazing safari that introduces you to Kibale national park that is located in the western Uganda where to get to encounter with the endangered chimpanzees as well as other primates such as vervet monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey, red-tailed monkeys, and olive baboons within their natural habitat. While on a chimpanzee trekking, you will as well visit the Bigodi swamp where you will visit a number of bird species, butterflies, primates, mammals among others.
Day 1; Transfer to Kibale national park
Day 2; Chimpanzee trekking and bigodi swamp walk
Day 3; Departure to Kampala
DAY 1; TRANSFER TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
On arrival at the airport, the safari driver will pick you and brief you about the safari and what to expect. After you will embark on the journey to Kibale national park which is found in the western part of Uganda. The journey takes 5 to 6 hours using kampala-mubende highway. While in fort portal, you will have lunch and enjoy the amazing landscape, traditional homesteads, local people, tea and banana plantations, views of the crater lakes and many more. On arrival at the national park, you will check into the lodge for a relaxation and a night stay.
DAY 2; CHIMPANZEE TREKKING AND BIGODI SWAMP WALK
After morning breakfast, you will head to the parks headquarters for a briefing about the rules and regulations of chimpanzee trekking. After you will be allocated a chimpanzee family to trek plus a guide who is well conversant with the trails. The trekking within the national park takes 30 minutes to 4 hours depending on the location of the chimpanzees. While on the trek you will spot wildlife species as well as butterflies, birds, plants, primates, mammals and many more. When the chimpanzees are found you will be allowed to spend an hour with them as you observe their behaviors, watch them feed, breastfeed, play, fight among others as you take videos and photos. After the trekking, you will head back to the lodge for lunch.
After lunch, you will go for a nature walk in Bigodi sanctuary where you will spot primates such as black and white colobus monkeys, L’hoest monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, grey cheeked mangabey, mammals such as sitatungas, bushbucks, bird species such as green breasted pitta, papyrus gonolek and many more. After, you will drive back to the lodge for a relaxation, dinner and overnight.
DAY 3; DEPARTURE TO KAMPALA
After a relaxed breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on the journey back to Kampala. There will be a stopover at igongo cultural center for lunch and after proceed to Kampala. After, you will be dropped off at the airport for your flight or any place of advice.
3 days chimpanzee trekking safari Includes
Chimpanzee trekking permit
Transportation in a 4*4 safari vehicle
Accommodation and meals
Bottled drinking water
An English speaking guide
Bigodi swamp walk
3 days chimpanzee trekking safari Excludes