3 days Kibale Chimpanzee tracking Safari ( Chimpanzee trekking Uganda )

3 days Kibale Chimpanzee tracking / trekking in Kibale Forest National Park which harbors Uganda’s biggest population of Chimpanzees and 12 other species of primates. Troops of these Chimpanzees have been habituated for the most thrilling Chimpanzee trekking and wildlife experience. After the Chimpanzee trekking, this tour also offers a nature walk in the nearby Bigodi Swamp Land that is rich in primates and birds.

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Kibale Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest National Park


  • Amazing Primate walk ( Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking )
  • Cultural Heritage and Nature trail
  • Bird watching and Night nature walks
  • Day hikes and Nature walks
  • Chimpanzee habituation experience
  • Services of an English speaking driver / guide
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Daily meals
  • Airport Transfers


Day 1 : Travel from Kampala to Kibale Forest with a Bigodi Swamp Nature Walk

With a pick up from one of our guides / drivers by 6:30 am, you will start the journey at exactly 7:00 am as you will be driving straight to Kibale National Park. Use the Northern route from Kampala City through Mubende and finally to Fort Portal. You will be having lunch here and then head to the National Park for your afternoon activity.

Be at Kanyanchu the starting point before 2:00 pm because that is the time you will be starting the Walk. The walk takes 2 to 3 hours and you will retire for the day. Hereafter you will head to the Accommodation we would have booked for you and check in. You will relax as you wait for your dinner. Travel Time – Kampala to Fort Portal Town : 5 Hours

Accommodation options

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

Day 2 : Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale National Park Safari

Have break as you wait for briefing from our guide yesterday before going to bed as today you will be waking up very early. You will be having an early breakfast with parked launch as you are supposed to be at Kanyanchu 15 minutes before the activity starts. The Chimpanzee Habituation starts at exact 7:00 am because you will be following the chimpanzees from the moment they wake up to the time they prepare to sleep that is 7:00 pm.

That is why you must have your packed lunch as you do not leave the park up to until the chimpanzees are ready to call it a day and this is usually done up to 7:00 pm, latest 7:30 pm. This is also an amazing activity for bird watchers because Kibale forest is one of the National Parks that blessed with a wide variety of different bird species. With that, you will drive back to your accommodation to take a long shower, have dinner and look back to the beautiful pictures you would have taken as the day would have ended.

Accommodation options

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

Day 3 : Community Campsite at Nkuruba Nature Reserve and Back to Kampala

Have your breakfast as you prepare to finalize your three days safari, we shall some other beautiful scenery that you will only get when you visit Kibale forest National Park. In the morning after you have had your breakfast and checked out of your hotel, you head to Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve, Community Campsite Nkuruba is known for it amazing activities they conduct. You could decide on what you want to do when you get there. however the activity you choose to take part in you will be back in time for your lunch and immediately after you are done with lunch you head out of the National Park. This shouldn’t take so long as you will be other Kampala Mubende highway in no time. Travel time to Kampala : 5 Hours. Meal Plan : Breakfast and Lunch

What to Bring during your 3 days Kibale Chimpanzee trekking Safari Uganda

  • 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 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

3 days Chimpanzee Tracking Kibale Safari includes :

  • Airport transfers pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • En – route lunches
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Pure bottled drinking water or Soda
  • Driver Allowance
  • Bigodi walk
  • Visit stalagmites

3 Days Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking Safari excludes :

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