Kibale National Park is the home of chimpanzee tracking in Uganda. The park is centrally located park in South Western Uganda which is both a tropical forest on the Fort Portal plateau and a long stretch of the savannah woodlands on the side of the rift valley floor.

The park opens into the large Queen Elizabeth National Park on the savannah side of the rift valley floor, Mountain Rwenzori and the Semliki National Park. A stone’s throw away is the glorious Kasenda crater which ushers you into the diverse tourism rich region. At an expanse 795km2, Kibale is endowed with very old bio diversity.

It is known for its old trees towering above 50 meters estimated to be over 150 years old. The park is a research hub given its wealth of flora. It is a habitat to 352 tree species and 70 wildlife species like leopards, warthogs, bushbuck, sitatungas and wild pigs.

 

As you walk through the park, you will be drawn by the sound of birds like the little greenbul, red cahsed owlet, black bee-eater, African Grey Parrot weaving through the forest serenading you with their captivating voices.

The park is the primate capital of the region with 13 different primate species. While tracking through the forest, you will see the politics of domination among chimpanzee families and how they live by the rule of law. Every step you make in this forest is a complete story waiting to be told.

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