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Kibale National Park

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P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
+256 483 444629
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Uganda Kibale Forest National Park: Guided Hiking Day Tour from Kampala
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This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“chimp trekking” (12 reviews)
“small group” (8 reviews)
P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the full day habituation experience with the chimps. We saw a great variety of behaviours during our experience - climbing trees, building nests, walking through the forest, and resting. Our guide was informative and looked after us well.

1  Thank NZKV
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Though many people take long to see the chimps, for our group, it took us only 3 hours for the guide to locate the chimps. Also the chimps were not high in the trees. We saw them upclose. This was our second highlight as we...More

1  Thank cedricemboma
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful park, lots of chimpanzees, excellent birding, our ranger was good! We will certainly be back many times to come. Dylan @ Brandt Safaris

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

There is a 98% chance that you will sight chimps, they tell you as soon as you land there. Within 30 minutes of us trekking in, we sighted the first chimp family. Then we lucked out and sighted a female chimp and then a male...More

Thank ramchabi
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We did this as a precursor to going gorilla tracking and I would absolutely recommend you do it in this order otherwise you'll be quite disappointed after the amazing gorillas. This is still worth doing although you do spend a fair bit of time trying...More

Thank KevL69
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Chimps, monkey's and birds all over the forest. Saw about six different kinds of monkey's but the chimps are what makes this place special. I did the all day chimp habituation which I loved. The one negative is late in the afternoon over 50 people...More

Thank wildlifeship
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

According to the information provided during the briefing, the chance to see chimps in Kibale National Park is 98%. Because of this it is very crowded and chimp tracking with more than 50 tourists is not an exception considering the published visitors statistics. The departure...More

1  Thank Mischka63
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We did this prior to the gorilla trek, which we did the following day. It was $150 for the permit. We found about 3 chimps, but to be honest we got a little bit bored. They are quite high in the trees so can be...More

1  Thank Jennifer171
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We did the full day chimp habituation which we highly recommend. Might have been luck, but we went in a group of three - the two of us and another guy - with a guide and a porter. It is a great experience, you spend...More

Thank Delwind
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I recently went for the full day Chimp Habituation. Instead of taking us to the chimps early in the day when we would be able to see them coming down from the trees and playing, grooming etc, he decided to take us for a 5...More

1  Thank Karen S
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Donna J
7 December 2017|
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Response from Musinguzi H | Reviewed this property |
sorry. they can go to the park for any other activity, but not allowed to track chimps Other activities include * Nature walk * Birding Thank you
3 October 2016|
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Response from macfab | Reviewed this property |
As the trails are fairly easy to negotiate, I think porters aren't necessary. However, if you carry lots of camera-equipment, there'll be people to help you (unfortunately, I do not know how moch they charge)