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Kibale National Park

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“chimp tracking”(13 reviews)
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This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
Kasese, Uganda
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of four loved trekking with the chimpanzees. One warning: make sure you know the possible limitations of the “habituation” trek vs. the regular trek. We were not adequately briefed (by our tour agency at home) about the differences between these treks and had...More

Thank TravelhoundPortland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful forests that we visited in Uganda! Great birding destination. Also, THE best place for chimpanzee tracking and we saw these wild, wonderful creatures 2 days in a row. So much wildlife in the park’s assorted habitats. Knowledgeable rangers safely guided...More

Thank rrheard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We trekked the chimps in August 2018 with Elliot as our guide. Unfortunately after 5 hours of hard trekking through the jungle we were unable to find the chimps. Happily Elliot was able to take us to spend 1 hr with the habituated chimps instead....More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kibale is a beautiful forest with 13 species of primates. As we are very keen wildlife enthusiasts, our travel agent had booked us the habituation experience. My focus in Uganda was the gorillas and I did not know what to expect from the chimps. For...More

Thank Chandralekha G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This was an amazing experience! My 80 year old mother and I traveled to Uganda to trek Gorilla's and chimps. We trekked chimps in both Queen Elizabeth National Park and in Kibale National Park. Kibale was by far the better trekking experience. We rented a...More

Thank Cperoe
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Not as arduous as Gorilla treking, but still quite demanding, treking through Kibale forest to experience a family of Chimps at close quarters was truly unforgettable. The trek itself is so interesting, catching sight of duiker, monkeys, & jumping over thick lines of ants. But...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Our guide Alex was great and we seen loads of chimpanzees. They came down from the trees and walked straight past us -amazing experience!

Thank Margaretcinquanta
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This park must have 2 review sections as I already reviewed it. however again as stated before, amazing forest, full of wildlife, very well ran, and we saw a huge amount of chimps on our trek. not to be missed.

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Wonderful morning at Kibale. Just small group of 5 with our Ranger/guide Alex plus a researcher Darcy and student guide Isaac. At the briefing we were told about the possibility of encountering the wild forest elephants - when the guide says run you run! So...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Not far from Fort Portal are a couple of entrances to Kibale NP. One day, we entered the research complex because my daughter, an ecologist, had meetings with two scientists there. While she met, I wandered the complex grounds and residential areas with my camera....More

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Emma K
9 July 2018|
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Response from odyekfred5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emma, arranging a visit to Kibale, is just an easy go, because the roads, are quite good, and being near to town, it is easy to arrange one. In case your a solo traveler on budget, i can easily link up with you and help... More
Emma K
9 July 2018|
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Response from odyekfred5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i can help you make all the possible arrangement in case you would like to have it as part of the day trip. You can email me and we make all the possible arrangement including the Bigodi swamp walk. It could be quite a... More
7 December 2017|
Response from odyekfred5 | Reviewed this property |
Its a 5 hours drive. and its a smooth road drive to the place, i can arrange for you