Highlights

Map This is a quick pick into the many possibilities of safaris in the pearl of Africa. You will only get a chance to be in the primate capita of the world where you will find 13 species of primates recorded if lucky, you will see most of the provoking a full return to stay longer with chimpanzee’s man’s closest relative in the wild. A visit to communities in Bigodi and the sanctuary will give you a clear picture of thriving communities and the developments that communities receive from participating in tourism activities like having home stays.

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 2 days & 1 nights
  • Places: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Experiences: 8
  • Ages: 15 - 45
  • Starting Point: Entebbe
  • Ending Point: Kampala
Introduction

today Kibale National Park dazzles with sky- hugging trees and 13 primate species including chimpanzees that have even earned it the title of the primate capital of the world’’. A safari to this 795sq km jungle is nothing less of amazing bush bash adventure to see how man’s closest cousin with a 98.4% DNA match survives in this land of extremes.

Day

Your driver/guide will pick you up and drive you to Fort Portal the land of the craters. En route, you will see beautiful green landscapes and tea plantations. You will have lunch in Fort Portal town with views of the famous Rwenzori Mountains. Fort Portal is Uganda’s most clean town and home to the country’s youngest king. In the afternoon, explore the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The reserve is abundant with butterflies, plants, animals and, in particular, birds. Spectacular birds like Great Blue Turaco and rare Papyrus Gonolek will be of great interest to birders. The swamp is also home to more elusive animals such as Red Colobus monkeys and Sitatunga antelope.

  • Dinner and overnight A) Kibale Forest Camp (B, L, D) Upgrade to B) Primate Lodge standard, C) Primate Lodge Luxury.
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

Today you will spend the morning tracking the exuberant chimp families in the Kibale forest. Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor, is a thrilling experience. Though they can be difficult to spot, you will be in no doubt of their presence as the forest is alive with their noisy calls. In the afternoon, you will embark on your journey back to Kampala.

  • End of Advanced Adventures services
  • trip time: 8am - 4.30pm

What's included

  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle

  • English speaking driver/guide

  • Accommodation in places mentioned in the itinerary, based on a twin/double room

  • Meals as described in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle

  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks

  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program

  • AMREF Flying Doctor Insurance for emergency evacuation.

  • VAT for upcountry hotels and lodges

Exclusions
  • International flight

  • Visa (USD $50)

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above

  • Items of personal nature like bar drinks

  • Tips

The price for the trip

Note: The given rates are subject to change. Accommodation and activities can only be guaranteed after confirmation and payment of the requested deposit. The final price will be dependent on the facilities available at the time of booking. We can always offer suitable alternatives should any of the facilities not be available. Please refer to our booking terms and conditions for more information and our website. www.advanced-adventures.com

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