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2 days chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest National Park, the park is located west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. The forest protects one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of tropical rainforest and is home to a number of forest wildlife but its most famous for man’s closest relative, the chimpanzee while on this chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest you will discover other activities like hiking experience, guided nature walk and birding experience safari.

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2 days Chimpanzee tracking
Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

Highlight for affordable 2 days chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest in Uganda

  • Guided day hikes or nature walk in Kibale Forest.
  • 1 night’s accommodation.
  • Bird watching and night nature walks.
  • Primates walk (chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest).
  • Cultural heritage and Nature trail.
  • Airport transfers.

Detailed itinerary for 2 days chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest in Uganda.

Day 1: Drive to Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve with Hiking

Depending on where you will have spent the night, our driver or guide will pick you up by 6:00 am and you will depart by 6:30 am. We usually do it as much as possible to avoid the Kampala capital city jam, thereafter, drive straight to Kibale Forest National Park using the Mityana- Mubende, Fort Portal route and after about 5 hours you will be in Kibale Forest National Park. Once in the park, drive straight to Lake Nkuruba nature reserve and community campsite where you will be having your launch.

Immediately after having your lunch, head out for a hike adventure. The most exciting thing about it is when you are at the top, it will literally feel like you can see the whole world at your feet. It is an absolutely priceless view! as you will then walk back to the starting point where the driver or guide will be waiting for you to take you back to your safari lodge for dinner and overnight. Get an evening of rest and preparation for the next day’s fun activity as well as a journey back to Kampala.

Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park


  • Main destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Luxury accommodation: Primates Lodge or Kyaninga Lodge
  • Mid-range accommodation: Isunga Lodge
  • Budget accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp
  • Meal plan: half board (lunch and dinner)

Day 2: chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest National Park

Start off your day with an early morning breakfast around 6:00 am, check out of accommodation and with help of a driver or guide load your things into the safari van. Drive then to the starting point of chimpanzee tracking, here you will have a briefing starting at 7:30 am before the chimpanzee trekking. These briefings are done to help you have a look into the typical life of these animals and know what to not do that might make them attack you.

When you find chimpanzees, you are given about an hour with them to take pictures and see how they go about their daily life. Once done, head back to the briefing point and find your driver or guide to start off journey back to Kampala or Entebbe. Lunch En-route. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.


  • Main destination: Kampala or Entebbe airport
  • Meal plan: half board (breakfast and lunch)

What to bring for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest

  • A rain jacket is essential as it could unpredictably rain.
  • Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part.
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes.
  • Sunglasses to protect from direct sun rays.
  • A-Zoom lens camera for photographs.
  • A good insect repellent to keep those persistent insects away.
  • Hiking boots or runners for the hike.

2 days chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest includes:

  • Airport transfers pick up and drop off at your destination.
  • Meals per itinerary.
  • Pure Bottled drinking water.
  • Private Safari Vehicle.
  • Services of an English-speaking guide.
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit.
  • Accommodation in self-contained rooms or cottages for 2 nights.
  • Park access fees.
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary.

However, 2 days chimpanzee trekking Kibale excludes:

  • Airfares.
  • Uganda Visas.
  • Luxury drinks.
  • Laundry.
  • Tips to the local guide.
  • Telephone fees.
  • Porter fees when tracking.
  • Personal insurance and shopping.
  • Any other item not mentioned above.
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