3 Day Chimp Trekking

3 Day Chimp Trekking

Experience the allure of Kibale Forest National Park, a captivating destination nestled in the heart of Uganda's natural wonders. This thrilling adventure unveils the park's diverse landscape, encompassing vast tracts of tropical rainforest, picturesque swamps, meandering rivers, and pockets of serene grasslands. Spanning across an impressive 795 km2, Kibale Forest National Park boasts a rich biodiversity, hosting over 1,450 protected chimpanzees, making it a haven for primate enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the wonders of eco-tourism as you encounter thirteen primate species, including the renowned habituated chimpanzees. Explore this safari paradise, celebrated for its remarkable population of primates, and create unforgettable memories in the midst of Uganda's breathtaking wilderness.

Primate Encounters:

Get up close and personal with the diverse primate species that call Kibale Forest National Park home. Witness the incredible sight of over 1,450 protected chimpanzees, including habituated groups that allow for intimate and immersive experiences.

Biodiversity Exploration:

Embark on a journey through the park’s diverse landscape, which includes tropical rainforests, swamps, rivers, and grasslands. Discover the remarkable biodiversity of the area, with opportunities to spot other primate species such as red colobus monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and grey-cheeked mangabeys.

Birdwatching Paradise:

Delight in the vibrant birdlife of Kibale Forest National Park, which is home to over 375 species of birds. Capture breathtaking moments as you spot colorful and rare avian species, including the African grey parrot, green-breasted pitta, and the great blue turaco.

Nighttime Forest Experience:

Embark on a unique adventure as you explore the forest after dark. Experience the enchanting ambiance of the nocturnal world, listening to the symphony of sounds and possibly spotting nocturnal creatures such as bushbabies and nightjars.

Scenic Beauty:

Marvel at the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds you at every turn. Capture the aweinspiring landscapes of Kibale Forest National Park, from the lush green canopy of the rainforest to the serene swamps and meandering rivers that create a picturesque backdrop for your journey.

Conservation Initiatives:

Learn about the park’s conservation efforts and the importance of preserving its delicate ecosystem. Gain a deeper understanding of the ongoing initiatives to protect the chimpanzee population and the park’s overall biodiversity.

Embark on a remarkable day of exploration as our expert guide picks you up from your hotel in the morning and accompanies you on a scenic drive to Kibale National Park, renowned for its incredible population of chimpanzees. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting presence of over 13 species of primates, their lively antics, and natural habitats providing a mesmerizing spectacle. Indulge in a delightful lunch in the vibrant city of Fort Portal, fondly referred to as the “Tourism City of Uganda,” nestled on the fringes of the equatorial rainforest. Here, you’ll find yourself immersed in a picturesque landscape adorned with stunning crater lakes, expansive grasslands, lush tea plantations, dense forests, and majestic mountain ranges. With renewed vigor, continue your journey to Kibale National Park, where awe-inspiring encounters with diverse wildlife and the captivating allure of nature await.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner only

Accommodation: Included

Embark on an exhilarating day of exploration starting with a hearty breakfast before being whisked away to Kibale National Park, a haven for chimpanzees and a remarkable sanctuary for over 13 captivating primate species. Prepare to be enchanted as you trek through the lush forests in search of these charismatic creatures. After an awe-inspiring encounter with the chimpanzees, return to the hotel for a satisfying lunch that will replenish your energy. The adventure continues in the afternoon with an optional activity—the Bigodi Swamp community walk. Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of this eco-tourism base, where the swamp hosts a vibrant ecosystem teeming with over 20 species of birds, diverse primates, fascinating mammals, enchanting insects, and melodic frogs. As you wander through the swamp, immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the surrounding communities. Discover the harmonious coexistence between humans and nature, making the Bigodi Swamp an intriguing and enriching experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Accommodation: Included

Embark on a scenic journey back to Kampala after a fulfilling morning breakfast, immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Uganda’s landscapes. As you travel, be captivated by the majestic mountain ranges that grace the horizon, offering a glimpse of nature’s grandeur.

Along the route, prepare to be enchanted by the mesmerizing sight of crater lakes, their tranquil waters nestled within the lush surroundings. Pause for a delightful lunch at a charming location, savoring the flavors of Uganda. Let the picturesque scenery and the flavors of the region accompany you as you make your way back to Kampala, creating cherished memories of a day filled with natural wonders and captivating vistas.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Included

  • x Accommodation
  • x Lunches

3 x Dinner

Drinking water (bottled)

English speaking guide

Chimp permit x 1

Hotel pick up & drop off

Ground transport with our supported vans


Tips for the guides


Flight tickets

Visa processing

Drinks during and after the meals

Personal health/third-party/travel insurance

The cost of other optional activities The cost of the extra nights