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Kibale Forest National Park

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal, Uganda
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+256 785 840663
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank safaribbq
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We spent a wonderful day following the park ranger responsible for chimp habituation in Kibale. She was a proud and very capable woman. Her approach was very patient and practical. A troop of chimps was tracked early by ‘trackers’. We followed and caught up with...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 24 January 2018

What a New Years Day gift we had. We only walked into the Kibale National Park for around 15 minutes before we came across a family of chimpanzees. We had an excellent guide who briefed us on what to expect on the tour. I truly...More

Thank Jacqui A
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We went on a chimp tracking with an excellent and knowledge guide how took us to a nearby fig tree full of chimps enjoying the fruit. Great viewing and experience Highly recommend

Thank Suet910
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Day1: pick you up from the airport. Overnight stay at entebbe serena hotel, half board basis. Day2: Transfer to kibale forest national park. Overnight stay at primate lodge, full board basis. Day3: after breakfast there shall be for chimpanzee tracking. After tracking return to the...More

Thank seth553
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erezlaks
24 July 2017|
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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.
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JakubWarszawa
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.
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WasiniGuide
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
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