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    $1600 p/p in USD
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Worthwhile Africa Safaris

  • Democratic Republic of Congo
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  • Uganda



Tour Type

Tour Type


Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

This safari takes you to Uganda’s Kibale Forest National Park, one of Africa’s best rainforests located in Western Uganda approximately 327 km by road from Kampala, Uganda’s capital. This park is home to around 13 primates including chimpanzees which have a DNA close to that of humans. Other wildlife species include 70 species of mammals as well as over 375 bird species. The major activities to be experienced are chimpanzee trekking through the forest and Bigodi wetland walk.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Chimpanzee Safari, Guided Safari, Trekking Safari
  • You will visit:
    Kibale National Park, Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Chimpanzee, Elephant, Buffalo, Red-tailed Monkey, L'Hoest Monkey, Blue Monkey, Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Forest Pig, Duiker, Bush Buck, Black & White Colobus, Red Colobus, Olive Baboon
  • Activities:
    Walking Safari, Trekking, Birding, Cultural Experience, Tea Plantation
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Entebbe or Kampala
  • Minimum age:

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,600 per person

What's Included

  • Full board accommodation
  • English speaking tour guide/driver
  • Transportation
  • All tour activities
  • Chimpanzee trekking permits.
  • Drinking water

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Any activity not a part of the itinerary
  • Accommodation fees for hotel in Kampala
  • Personal expenses including laundry services
  • Tips


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Worthwhile Africa Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Worthwhile Africa Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

On this day you will wake up early enough and have breakfast at your hotel/residence before your tour guide/driver will pick you up. After a short briefing about the safari you will drive to the western part of Uganda to Kibale National Park. Have a stopover in Fort Portal for lunch and thereafter have a visit to the tea plantations or Toro crater lakes. Proceed to Kibale Park and check in at the lodge of your choice. You could opt for a nature walk in the forest that evening to see different wildlife species. Have dinner and an overnight as you prepare for chimpanzee trekking the next day.

Accommodation Options, Primate Lodge/Crater Safari lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee Guest House(Mid-range), Rweteera Lodge/Kibale Forest Camp/Lazy Camping (Budget)

Meal plan: Lunch & dinner

After your morning breakfast, your driver will take you to the Park Information Centre where you will be briefed together with other guests about what to do and not to do while trekking chimpanzees. Afterwards you set out to look for the chimpanzees in the forest, an unforgettable experience. Trekking might take 2 to 6 hours, based on the location of chimpanzees.

In the process of seeing chimpanzees you will also see different birds, monkeys like the black and white colobus, grey cheeked mangabey, golden monkeys among others, and various trees species as you walk through the forest. Later, after an amazing time with the chimpanzees, return to the lodge for lunch and then your guide/driver will take you to Bigodi Wetland for a swamp walk. Here you can look out for more primates such as the red tailed monkey, baboon, L’Hoest’s monkey as well as bird species like the great blue turacos. You will also meet some old people that stay in that community together with school going children.

At the end of the day you would have received a great African experience since you will see how these people live and their day to day activities among other things. Head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options, Primate Lodge/Crater Safari lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee Guest House(Mid-range), Rweteera Lodge/Kibale Forest Camp/Lazy Camping (Budget)

Meal plan: Full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

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Have your breakfast at the lodge as you mark the end of this amazing 3-day safari. After breakfast start off the journey back to Kampala with packed lunch from the lodge. You will reach Kampala in the evening.

Meal plan: Breakfast & lunch

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