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3 Days Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale




Safari Overview

Chimpanzee habituation in Kibale is one of Uganda’s most popular safari experience. This gives visitors an opportunity to interact with the Chimpanzees for more than 6hrs (for a full day). This habituation experience will provide with quality pictures of the chimpanzees and you will get to learn Chimpanzee behavior patterns, how they feed and how they relate to each other. It is a unique experience spending a full day with our closest brothers in the Jungle.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala-Kibale Forest National Park

After early breakfast at 0800am, take on a half day drive in to Fort Portal through papyrus swamps and thick jungle of the Nile Delta to Kibale National Park just under the Ruwenzori Mountains. A stopover in Fort Portal for lunch at Gardens restaurant, thereafter drive at your Leisure to Kibale with an afternoon crater walk of Nyinambuga. Meals and over night at: – Meal plan: (L, D)

Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: -Kyaninga Lodge | Ndali Lodge
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Primate Lodge Kibale |Mountains of the Moon|Fort Motel
Budget/Low facilities: Chimpanzee Guest House|Chimp’s Nest|Kibale Forest Camp

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Walk

Chimpanzee Habituation Experience
Today is dedicated for Chimpanzee Habituation Experience. Start the day with an early morning breakfast – a packed lunch and you are off before dawn breaks into the forest. You meet your guide and you are off to where the chimpanzees built nests the night before. Dawn is just breaking and the chimpanzee community you are going to be with the rest of the day is rising from their sleep in the nests.

Your day will be full, your camera will fill up with quality pictures of the chimpanzees and you will get to learn to identify them as individuals by their markings, sometimes scars and other unique features that make them stand apart from rest. Besides everything described there are the most colorful butterflies, plants and trees that will amaze you –the setting is simply awesome. Meals and over night at: -Meal plan: (B, L, D)
Available Safari Lodges:-
High end/ Luxury facilities: -Kyaninga Lodge | Ndali Lodge
Mid range/ Moderate facilities: Primate Lodge Kibale |Mountains of the Moon|Fort Motel
Budget/Low facilities: Chimpanzee Guest House|Chimp’s Nest|Kibale Forest Camp

Day 3: Kibale – Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe Out

After your breakfast, time permitting take a visit to the Bigodi wetland sanctuary for a Bigodi walk, this swamp is known for its rich diversity of its birdlife including the rare shoebill stock. Later after proceed to Kampala or Entebbe airport with lunch enroute arriving in the evening. Meal Plan B-L. End of service

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

Transportation by a 4 x 4 safari vehicle.
Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
Park fees
Crate tour
Chimpanzee Habituation permit per person to be secured and paid up in advance
Bigodi guided nature walk
Driver/guide subsistence allowance
Enroute lunches
Ranger guide fees

Exclusions:- International flight ticket expenses, expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, any activities not highlighted in the itinerary cigars, etc.