How To Get To Kibale National Park

How To Get To Kibale Forest National Park

Routes To Reach Kibale Forest National Park

How To Get To Kibale National Park – Kibale National Park is suited in the western part of Uganda and covers an area of about 26km south-east of Fort Port. Kanyanchu is the heart of tourism activities and this is easily accessible from Kampala from the North through Mubenda as well as Fort Portal.In the southern part, you can use Mbarara or Kamwenge road to get to the park.
The other alternative is the northern route is shorter and faster and has a distance of about 300km with a tarmac road going to Fort Portal and also a distance of 36km on murram to Kanyanchu the parks headquarters.

It’s a direct route from Kampala with about 16km prior to Fort Port. In case you want to use a bus, which is the public means, the bus runs daily from Kampala to Fort port via Sebitoli to Fort Portal town along with Kamwenge via Kanyanchu where kibale forest national park is located and from which chimpanzee trekking as well as many activities in the park begin from.
Many travellers often book their safari with the registered tour companies who will plan the whole trip and take cares of the transportation of the clients to and from the park. the tour operators will handle your safari from accommodation and meals, an experienced guide/ driver who will take you to kibale forest national park and make sure you have done all the activities included in the itinerary.

Alternatively, you can take a flight from Entebbe, domesticated flights are organised by Aero link Uganda from Entebbe which is the entry point in to the country to kasese where the driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to the park headquarters for the start of the activities or to the lodge for relaxation.

The density and diversity of primates in Kibale National Park is the highest in the whole of Africa. The most well-known of its 13 species are the chimpanzees, our closest relative. In Kibale forest alone, there is approximately 1,500 recorded chimpanzees where by the park has got the highest concentration of chimpanzees than elsewhere in the country. chimpanzee indicate Uganda’s biggest population of this threatened primate species, besides the chimps, Kibale is home to the uncommon I’Hoest’s monkey as well as East Africa’s biggest population of the endangered red colobus monkey. The black & white colobus, red tailed monkey, blue monkey, olive baboon, grey cheeked mangabey, bush baby and potto are among the other primates. Look in to the 3 days Kibale forest safari which will usher you to the various mammals, primate spices and bird species in the park.

Other mammals are also present, though they are hardly seen. These consist of buffalo, leopard, bush pig elephant, and duiker and others include; amphibians and reptiles and a variety of colourful butterflies.

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