Nature Walks & Hikes In Kibale Forest National Park

Nature Walks & Hikes In Kibale Forest

What To Do In Kibale Forest

Kibale forest also referred to as the primate capital of the world, Kibale forest National Park is a top safari destination for both primates and bird watching experience, for the bird lovers, kibale forest is the top list destination for an exquisite bird watching activities. For the best and life in a life time safari experience in Uganda, reach to us at adventure in the wild safaris and we will make your dreams come true.
Kibale National Park is located in western Uganda, about 345 km from Kampala capital city the drive distance is approximately 5-6 hour by road. The National Park lies close to the beautiful and serene Ndali Kasenda crater area and situated closer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Area in-between is a long migration corridor that stretches from Ishasha southern sector of Queen Elizabeth to sebitoli in northern Kibale.  The National Park is home to 1,500 Chimpanzees and 12 other primate species and many bird species that you will be able to see during your Guided Forest Walks in the park.

Guided Forest Walks in Kibale Forest

Guided Forest Walks in Kibale Forest National Park is without a doubt a fantastic offer on a Uganda safari if you’re looking for great adventures, the nature walks, allows you to explore the forest on foot and come up close with the various animal species, primates and variety of bird species. During the nature, you will be introduced to the lush tropical forest, grasslands, and marshes and the activity lats for about 2–6-hour. Nature walks in the forest is guided by the ranger guide who understands the trails and different path ways in the forest, the nature walk in the park, allows you to connect with nature as well as enjoy spotting different forms of wildlife in the park. Various Primate Species, birds, flora, butterflies, and other mammals can all be seen during a guided nature walk at Kibale.

Guided Forest Walks in Kibale Forest National Park is a major highlight of safaris in Kibale forest National Park whereby the tourists walk through the forest and explore the various attractions in the tropical rain forest. the activity starts early morning where by visitors report to Kanyunchu park headquarters by 8:00 am and 14:00 daily, the park offers two sessions the morning session and afternoon session. The excursion will take you into the forest park where you will enjoy incredible sightseeing with the chance of spotting the chimpanzees, The activity is Unique and fantastic however requires a lot of preparation before you take part on the activity.

There are also extended nature walks that can be organized for visitors to Kibale National Park. extended nature walks & hikes in Kibale will allow travellers almost the whole day in the jungle and you will come out in the evening to rest in the campsites that are just within the surrounding villages, the porters who are locals in the villages will help you set up the tents and also help in carrying your luggage in case the hike gets tougher, hiring is at a small fee.

Chimpanzees are the highlight among other activities, they are also commonly spotted primate species in the park with up to 90% guarantee of spotting them during Guided Forest Walks in Kibale Forest National Park. over the years, there has been increased habituated chimpanzee groups, the chimpanzee community has been habituated around Kanyunchu. Therefore, this has improved chimpanzee trekking experience since visitors get to have a close look at the Apes in their natural habitat.

Walking in these forests will also grant you great opportunities to connect with nature from which you will see different forms of flora and fauna. The National Park has got also varying vegetation types ranging from moist evergreen forest and dry tropical forest to the woodland and savannah that stretches along the rift valley floor all these have acted has a habitat for many animals, primates and bird species living in the park. If you love to watch butterflies, you can also take daytime nature walks in Kibale forest national park. There are over 200 species of butterflies and more than 375 different bird species in Kibale National Park. Night nature walks are also enjoyable and you have a chance to explore the nocturnal species such as bush babies, pottos among others.

Popular Safaris

  • 10 Days Kibale Forest Chimp Trek
  • 15 Days Kibale Primates Safari
  • 20 Days Unique Primates Of Kibale
  • 8 Days Chimps & Red Tail Monkey
  • 7 Days Kibale Birding In The Forest
  • 25 Days Colobus Monkey Kibale

All About Kibale

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How do I get to Kibale Forest National Park?

The National Park can be accessed by road, the convenient route is the Kampala-Fort Portal via Mubende town. Through Mbarara Road or Kamwenge Road, you can also get to the southern section of Fort Portal, where Kibale National Park is located. The other alternative is by use of air transport form Entebbe international airport, flights can be arranged for the clients who would want to fly to kibale. Aero link Uganda operates daily flights to Kasese for travellers travelling to kibale forest national park, queen Elizabeth national park among others.