P.O.box 989 kabale (Uganda)
Drive to Kibale National Park. This scenic drive takes approximately 8 hours arriving in the afternoon. You will stop over in Kasese town for lunch before driving to Kibale where you will stay prior to your chimpanzee tracking. Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House. This is one of the best hotels in Kibale with self-contained cottages, overlooking beautiful tea plantations.
Morning, you will go for a guided walk in Bigodi Swamp to look for different bird species like the Shining Blue Kingfisher, Blue Throated Roller and other rare species and also find the fruiting trees, which attract Narina Trogon, Pied Hornbill, Hairy Breasted and Yellow-Billed Barbets. After lunch drive to Amabere ga nyinamwiru & hike up for crater lakes view point, amazing water falls,.. Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House.
After breakfast, report to the ranger station in Kibale National Park at 08.00am to track habituated chimps these delightful apes, more closely related to humans than to any other living creature, are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. The incredibly diverse forest is home to over 13 species of primates including red Colobus monkey, the rare Hoest, blue monkey, grey mangabey, pottos, black faced vervet monkeys, baboons and also bushbabies. A network of shady forest trails provides much to delight botanists and butterfly lovers, while birders are in for a treat with 335 species recorded including the endemic Prirogrines ground thrush. The elusive forest elephant, smaller and hairier than its savannah counterpart, moves seasonally into the developed part of the park, while other terrestrial mammals include buffalo, giant forest hog and a half dozen antelope species. After this wonderful experience, we will drive back to Bwindi/Rubuguri arriving in the late afternoon.
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