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Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal, Uganda
+256 785 840663
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trek was quite hard and after 3 hrs we came across 2 or 3 chimps high up in the canopy. Our guide was not very good as she was walking quickly not worried about us older people who couldn't keep up. Several times she...More

Thank ioan_wilson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ranger divide the crowd into small group which then go out to their assigned Chimp family with a Ranger. They send out trackers in the early morning to find the locations of the Chimpanzee groups. We had a short hike with a moderate climb...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I participated in the full-day chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale. Our guide Ali was wonderful and very knowledgeable about chimpanzees. Chimpanzee tracking and habituation are different from each other, and both are different from gorilla trekking. If you opt for chimpanzee tracking...More

Thank rahulkamath
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My wife and I did the chimp habituation under the pretence we would have more time to spend with the chimps. Although this is possible, you should understand that the "habituation" process is to help the wild animals get comfortable with humans. The day we...More

Thank Gunsynd
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our day trekking for Chimpanzees was an amazing experience. All very well organized and professionally set up. We had our briefing outlining all the do's and don'ts, we were then divided into groups of 6 and introduced to our guides. we then took a short...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I've been on a Chimps trecking this year and the year ago. Last year it was great but this year was poor and you should be warned of "Forest Tours and Safaris" in Fort Portal. The Trecking this year was illegal I suppose. The first...More

Thank 395suse
Reviewed 14 June 2018

There was 6 of us, all strangers, all from different countries. We paid good money and were told we would spend the entire day with a Chimp communities, early morning when they leave their nest, you will spend the entire day following them till they...More

Thank dmc112
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have to trek far into the thick forest to track the chimps. A lady chimp in the group we were tracking was in heat and their was total mayhem in the forest with all the males trying to take their chances and beating...More

Thank Akhil B
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is the best place in the world to see primates. Here you find about 13 primate species with Chimpanzee included.Our guide was very informative and I also enjoyed the swamp walk in Bigodi, so may birds and primates to see. A worthwhile trip.

Thank hinterben
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Chimpanzees are so friendly here. You an always be assured to see one should you choose to visit this place. The park rangers are so nice and they live their job. I recommend Chimp trek here to any tourist

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Response from Leah F | Reviewed this property |
I think there is a chance you will not be able to go. I understand the number of permits is limited.
21 January 2017|
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Response from Musinguzi H |
Not easy to pay by card or may be if you are paying at Gorilla nest. cash does it better and quicker.
17 December 2016|
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Response from LMG48 | Reviewed this property |
I think you're less likely to "bunch up" with crowds if you do the full day chimpanzee habituation. I did that and while we started out with a group of six, five of them pealed off after two hours and it was just me and the... More