3 Day Chimp Habituation or Trekking In Kibale




If you think that spending one hour with chimps on a traditional chimpanzee tracking safari is exhilarating, wait till you spend a whole day with these relatives of our species. For almost 10 hours in the jungle following their movements, habits, games and resting with them While Chimpanzee tracking, where you spend one hour with a habituated chimp group, you pay US$150.

Summarized itinerary

DAY 01: Transfer to Fort Portal – Kibale Forest

DAY 02: Chimp Habituation Experience or Chimpanzee Tracking

DAY 03: Drive to Entebbe/Kampala or Entebbe Airport


DAY 01: Transfer to Fort Portal – Kibale Forest

Depart Entebbe\Kampala for a 5-hour picturesque drive through western Uganda to Fort Portal Town. A beautiful drive with scenic views of tea plantations, green mountain backdrops and the people and cultures along the road.

Once in fort portal, you can decide with your private Chimp Habituation driver/guide to visit the amazing caves that are surrounded by crater lakes. Inside these peaceful caves are historical myths that will blow your mind like the breast-like pointed pillars called “Amabeere ga Nyinamwiru”.

You’ll retire to your booked lodge and prepare for the next exciting day with chimps.

Main Destination: Kibale Forest National Forest

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House – Budget lodge located just outside Kibale.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 02: Chimp Habituation Experience or Chimpanzee Tracking

After breakfast head to Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for a briefing and you will be assigned a chimp group that you’ll either be tracking or experiencing habituation.

For Chimpanzee habituation, you’ll have to wake up really early to be able to meet the chimps before they wake up from their nests and embark on a breakfast foraging and then follow them throughout the day.

This 3 Day Chimp Habituation or Trekking tour will expose you to chimpanzees, the black and white colobus monkeys, the bush baby, grey-cheeked mangabey, red-tailed monkeys also different bird species can be identified about 138, for example, the black bee-eater and the crowned eagle among others.

Later have lunch at your lodge (for Chimp tracking choice travelers) and head to bigodi swamp this is privately owned by the local community but gives you an excellent view of birds, primates like monkeys, baboons and other wild animals like warthogs.

Main Destination: Kibale forest National Forest

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House

Meals: All Meals Included

Drinks: Drinking Water

DAY 03: Drive to Entebbe/Kampala or Entebbe Airport

After your breakfast, you will be driven to Kampala or Entebbe for your post tour accommodation or you may choose to fly out of Uganda today. You will use the same route enabling you to have a second stop over at the Equator.

Main Destination: Kampala or Entebbe

Accommodation: End of Tour, No accommodation

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Drinks: Mineral Water

Safari inclusions


  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites Including protected areas mentioned.
  • Full board accommodation on safari.
  • Chimpanzee permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Gorilla permit (for gorilla trekking safaris) A professional English speaking driver/ guide.
  • Bottled water when on safari.
  • Fees for activities of tourists.


Safari Exclusions

  • Laundry services
  • Beverages / drinks of personal nature like alcohol.
  • Airport transfers arranged on request.
  • Visas
  • Other activity fees that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for drivers/guides and other staff members.
  • International flights arranged on request.
  • Domestic flights arranged on request.
  • Any other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

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