Kibale Forest National Park Uganda | Gorilla Trekking, Tracking
With lush tropical rain forest and a fascinating diversity of animals, Kibale Forest National Park is home to one of the most beautiful and stunning natural forests in Uganda.
The Kanyanchu Tourist Center is where all activities begin. The friendly and experienced ranger guides will share their knowledge on forest species with you. Some 12 primate species, elephants, butterflies, reptiles, amphibians, trees, medicinal plants, and of course, habituated chimpanzee’s are to be found here.
This activity starts from the camp at 8.00a.m and last for 2-4 hours. The activity is very popular with visitors highlighting the diversity of primates within the forest. Although it is not guaranteed, the chances of viewing the Chimps are in your favour (over 90%). This walk is restricted to four groups of four individuals. Both morning and afternoon sessions are conducted.
This is a seasonal 12 km hike that is restricted to the dry season (mid-Nov to Feb ad June to Sept). It highlights the diverse habitats of the park including tropical rain forest, riverine forest, swamp and grassland.
You will have the chance to see a variety of birds and monkeys and perhaps duikers and bush pigs. The walk begins at 8.00am from Kanyanchu finishing at the elephant wallow around 2.00pm. Bring snacks and book lunch at the Community canteen on your return.