2 days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest (Affordable Chimpanzee trekking Uganda)

2-days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest National Park, located west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. Kibale 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 Kibale Forest you will discover other activities like Hiking, Nature walk and birding experience safari

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Chimpanzee tracking Kibale National Park

Price per person for different numbers of people. (For 2 people, each pays $500)

Price per person
2 – $500 pp
3 – $471 pp
4 – $425 pp
5 – $420 pp
6 – $400 pp
7 – $395 pp
8 – $395 pp
9 – $395 pp

Highlight for 2-days Chimpanzee Tracking KIbale Forest Uganda

  • Guided Day Hikes/Nature Walk in Kibale forest.
  • 1 Night Accommodation.
  • Bird watching and Night nature walks.
  • Primates walk (Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest).
  • Exceptional Chimpanzee Habituation experience.
  • Cultural heritage and Nature trail.
  • Airport transfers.

Detailed Itinerary for 2-days Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale Forest Uganda.

Day 1: Drive to Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve with Hiking

Depending on where you will have spent the night, our guide will pick you up by 6:00 am and you will depart by 6:30 am. We usually do this to avoid the Kampala capital city jam. You will 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. You will drive straight to Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve and Community Campsite where you will be having your launch.

Immediately after you have had lunch, you will go for a hike. The most exciting thing about this hike 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! You will then walk back to the starting point where the driver/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

Accommodation options

  • Up Market: Primates Lodge
  • Mid-range: Chimps Nest Safari Lodge
  • Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking Kibale Forest National Park

To start off your day with an early morning breakfast around 6:00 am, check out of accommodation and with help of a driver/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 tracking. 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 the Chimpanzees, you are given about an hour with them to take pictures and see how they go about their daily life. You will then head back to the briefing point and find your driver/guide to start your journey back to Kampala / Entebbe. Lunch En-route. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.

What to Bring for Chimpanzee tracking 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 / cottages for 2 nights.
  • Park access fees.
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary.

2-days Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest 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.