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Kibale National Park

P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
+256 4834 44629
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Kasese
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
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Kampala, Uganda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I liked the quiet environment, Chimpanzee tracking experience, the Bigodi Swamp Nature walk and a visit to the various crater lakes like Kyaninga, Bikere and more. The Park also has various other primate species like the Red-colobus Monkey.

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our group didn't register for one of the expensive tours, but we saw a lot of baboons as we drove along the main road. A group of baboons is called a troop. The troops we saw included quite a few young baboons. One troop was quite comfortable in the road and the individuals weren't in much of a hurry to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This and the gorilla trekking were definite highlights of our Ugandan trip. We didnt know what to expect from the habituation experience, but at the end of it, were so happy we opted for the full day rather than the one hour tour. The $220 permit was more than worth it, so if you're wondering what way to swing, go... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We did the Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, which is an all-day trek Kibale National Forest tracking the chimps. A driver picked us up at 5:00AM and dropped us off at the park around 6:30AM (and this included time trying to figure out how to get past a fallen tree in the road!). We trekked from 7:00AM all the way until nearly... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We had a fantastic time on our chimpanzee trek. Our guide, Jessica was knowledgeable and humorous and we spent about 4 hours in total within the forest. We came across a chimp fairly early into our hike and it was like he lead us to his family. They put on a show both on and above ground. Be wary of... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

the way animals are inhabiting this park is really a wonder of God. the park is full of many spacies of animals and the organization and management of the park is well customized to suit customer needs

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Victoria British Columbia Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We liked the forrest and the fact that all ages and abilities could enjoy the easy walk and also see the Chimps..Red ants make it necessary to wear appropriate sox, shoes and pants..

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Kibale National park has one of the greatest concentration of primates with over 13 species. This cannot be found anywhere in East Africa apart from Kibale. You will also be blessed with various bird species in the forests for those who are interested in bird watching and nature walks. Some of the primates include; L'Hoest's, the colobus monkey, Pottos, red... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We spent 2 days here, the first was a nature walk and the second was spent chimp tracking. We spent half an hour trekking through the forest before spotting the first chimp. Then all of a sudden they were in the trees above us throwing food down on us. After a while the chimps came down to the ground so... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Loved it! Wrote a review under the title 'Kibale Forest Chimp Tracking'. Excellent guides take you into the forest & help you find the chimps. Wear proper trekking gear - pants tucked into socks, hats, backpack with water, etc. It's a wonderful morning!

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