Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale forest National Park is located in the Western part of Uganda in the district of Kamwenge about 450 kilometers from the capital city Kampala and can be driven in just about 5-6 hours. It is one of the newly created Parks having been a forest reserve and it has been a national park since 1995. The park covers 795kmand is bordering to the northern end of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Most of the Southwest part of Kibale National Park is a mix of grassland and wetland with interesting plant life, while North and Southeast part are mainly tropical forest with more than 345 trees species recorded in the area over (27% of country’s total).

Kibale forest is the largest forested national park in Uganda, and it hosts over 60 different species of mammal and it’s  most known for the highest concentration of primate in the world, it host over 13 species of primates coupled with chimpanzees man’s closest relative. The park is also regarded as hosting the highest number of chimpanzees in the world and one of the five parks that apparently have chimpanzee habituation project operating in Uganda. Not only chimpanzees but other primate species include black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, red tailed monkey, bush baby, mammal species which are rarely seen at the park include leopard, buffaloes, giant forest hogs, bush pig, duiker, elephant, and reptiles commonly seen include bush buck, duikers and giant forest squirrels and over 400 different species of birds are also recorded in the area 4 of which are endemic to this park to mention some include the grey Parrot, African Crowned eagles and black bee-eaters, Guinea Fowl, butterflies are also common to the park over 45 species are recorded.

Activities:

Chimpanzee tracking

Accommodation within and out side the park include: Ndali Safari Lodge, Kyaninga LodgePrimate Lodge / Rwenzori view, Kibale Forest Camp, Chimpa Nest

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Tours and Safaris

UAAV 024 – 20 Days Uganda Classic Safari

From the crocodile-infested banks of Lake Edward to the volcanic mountains of virunger and right down to the Batwa Cultural Experience, this package is the classic tour of Rwanda and…

UAAV 025 – 9 Days Volcanoes, Bwindi, Queen & Kibale Safari

This 9 Days trip starts in Rwanda and ends in Uganda. The trip takes you into the 4 best national parks in Uganda and Rwanda; Volcanoes National Park and Bwindi…

lodges in Bwindi

UAAV 015 – 7 Days Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Chimps

Tour the three of the most popular national parks in Uganda; Bwindi Impenetrable Forest renowned home to the mountain gorillas, Queen Elizabeth National Park host to incredible wildlife including tree…

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

UAAV 012 – 5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Kibale Chimps Safari

Enjoy the thrill of observing primates in the wild on this 5 days tour, one of the best wildlife tour in Africa. Go for mountain gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable…

UAAV 018 – 7 days Volcanoes, Bwindi and Kibale Forest Safari

A 7 Day Primates Watching Tour that combines both Uganda and Rwanda. Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Site, a place where a quarter million people who were killed in the…

UAAV 022 – 13 Days Uganda and Rwanda Wildlife & Chimps

This 13 adventure captures the best that Uganda and Rwanda has to offer in one amazingly safari package. From the natural beauty of Uganda’s wildlife to Rwanda’s Chimp tracking adventure…

UAAV 019 – 7 days Volcanoes, Bwindi and Kibale Forest Safari

Get remarkable Safari in Uganda and Rwanda with your friends on this 7-day safari taking you through Volcanoes, Bwindi and Kibale Forest. Learn first about primates in Africa and the…

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UAAV 011 – 5 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife & Kibale Chimps

Uganda is an untouched paradise, home to a number of primates including Chimpanzee that can be tracked in different national parks in Uganda. Here is an opportunity to discover Uganda’s…

Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda

Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Chimpanzee tracking is the most thought of activity done at Kibale Forest National Park and it’s regarded as the most thrilling activity, because one gets the…

Community / Cultural walk in Uganda

Community walk in Bwindi National Park Community walk can also be arranged for the visitors to meet the local communities and this activity is also considered by very many tourists…

Forest walk

Forest walk in Bwindi National Park This is also another popular and exciting activity at the park, it can take between 1- 4hours walk through the impenetrable forest. The walk…

Bird watching Destinations in Uganda

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Kyaninga Lodge

Kyaninga Lodge is one of the best eco-lodges you can spend a night in while visiting kibale national park The exceptional design and sheer scale of the main lodge is…

Primates Lodge in Kibale

Primates Lodge Kibale features an exclusive camp with eight luxury safari tents, seven comfortable forest cottages and an adventurous Tree House. All rooms are privately situated within the forest, making…

Chimps’ Nest

‘We are both wildlife photographers and love Africa’s abundant wilderness. With Chimps’ Nest we have created a lodge in the way we think a lodge in Africa should be: Built…

Ndali Lodge

Ndali Lodge is roosted on the edge of extinct volcano which, since its death, has loaded with water to turn into the stunning Lake Nyinambuga – 250 acres of land…

Kibale Forest Camp

Where better to catch the rush of a wailing high contrast colobus or to listen to the wood owl calling his accomplice, than from the solace of your tent in…