3 DAYS KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
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Kibale National Park is a national park in Western Uganda, protecting moist evergreen rain forest. It is 766 square kilometres in size and is located between 1,100 metres to 1,600 metres in elevation. Despite encompassing primarily moist evergreen forest, it contains a diverse array of landscapes.
Full trip details
Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park.
An early breakfast you will be transferred to Kibale forest National Park, Lunch in Fort portal proceed to Amabere ga Nyinamwiru (a famous cultural site attached to the Tooro kingdom) and if time allows transfer to visit the crater lakes before transferring to your lodge, dinner and overnight at primate lodge kibale. Dinner and overnight at Crater safari lodge (FB).
Day 2: Kibale Forest National Park – Kampala
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the Chimpanzee tracking information office for a pre-briefing by the ranger guides who will then lead you into the rain forest in search of chimpanzees. These primates are very mobile and viewing them is unpredictable but a forest walk is an enriching activity that starts at 8.00 am taking about 4 to 5 hours.
This forest is home to a large number of chimpanzees and other primates including L’hoestes, Red-colobus, Blues, Red-tailed, grey cheeked mangabeys, birds, and butterflies. The guide will provide a detailed explanation on not only primates but on all the forest’s fauna and flora. Returning to have your lunch at primate lodge.
After lunch, transfer for a swamp/community walk to KAFRED, a local community initiative in Bigodi for yet more primate and bird watching experience with an opportunity to meet and interact with the local communities living here. Dinner and overnight at Crater safari lodge (FB).
Day 3: Kibale Forest National Park – Kampala.
After your morning breakfast you will be transferred for a short city tour of Fort Portal and Tooro kingdom as you head to back to Kampala.
Today you will have an early breakfast and start your journey back to Kampala. It will be a long journey, however you will have stopover in Mbarara to stretch your legs as well as have your lunch. After lunch you will proceed to Kampala and arrive in the evening.
BASED ON DOUBLE FULL BOARD IN PRIVATE 4X4 SAFARI VEHICLE.
EXCLUSIVE CHIMPANZEE PERMITS $150 PER PERSON.
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Included in the price:
- Pick up and drop off in Kampala
- Ground transport in a private 4WD safari vehicle
- English or Germany speaking driver/guide
- Accommodation as described in the itinerary, based on a double room sharing
- Meals as described in the itinerary (Half board on the last day and FB – Full Board in the national parks)
- Bottled mineral water in the car (1 Ltr per person per day).
- Entrance and ranger fees for the national parks activities mentioned in the program
- International flight
- Visa (USD $50)
- Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Items of personal nature
- Laundry service
- Optional activities
- Chimpanzee Permit ($150 USD PER PERSON)
- Single room supplement.
Prices are subject to change. Availability of accommodations and activities is not guaranteed; reservations will be made after receiving confirmation of the final itinerary and the requested deposit. Should any of the included accommodations not be available, we reserve the right to substitute it with an alternative suitable accommodation, which might affect the final quoted price. The estimated travelling hours are based on the actual hours of driving, stops for lunch or photos not included. Also last days activities will depend on the time of your departure flight. Please consult our webpage www.asyanuttours-safaris.com for the Terms & Conditions.