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Kibale National Park

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Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 4834 44629
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found...
This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
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Chimps in Kibale Forest

One of the best places in Africa to track chimpanzees! I have been tracking more than 20 times in Kibale and have never missed out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

One of the best places in Africa to track chimpanzees! I have been tracking more than 20 times in Kibale and have never missed out.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The chimp habituation was excellent we were able to see the chimps at very close quarters and they were very impressive close up.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

When arriving at the briefing before the trip, we were a bit surprised by the amount of other tourists. We were travelling low-budget, so we almost never met other tourists. But here they gathered together, in safari outfit and everything. (mainly americans) So we were a bit worried to be put together in a group with them. But we were... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Loved the walk through the jungle to find the chimps, their calls echoing through the trees! Our guide really made an effort to explain the chimps' behaviour. Really enjoyable. I only wish the ground hadn't been so wet as the chimps mostly did not want to come down from the high trees but we still loved them.

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Roeselare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had a very rewarding chimp tracking with lots of good pics. The start was far from easy. After finding some chimps the ranger told us to follow their pace but the chimps go very fast sometimes. Finally we found their resting place.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I loved it. You spend a day with amazing primates, which are so similar to people. Great experience and very knowledgable UWA guides, who familirize us with chimps and their habits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We took the habitation experience, and spend the whole day (7:00-16:30, when we had enough) with the adorable chimps! Although the guys in the main office is giving an incorrect description of the day (they say that the guide knows where the chimps sleep and that you'll do what they do- eat when they eat,move with them ect. And that... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Loved spending the day tracking the chimps. So glad we opted to do the day rather than just one hour with them! It was a lot of walking and at times we had to move fairly fast to keep up with them but it was worth it as they often then took a break and went to sleep on the... More 

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Gualala, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I twisted my ankle on the way, and found that the tours would be far too rigorous for me. Entry fees and payment were unclear. But I can't really assess.

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Gualala, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

this might be a great experience if you have made prior arrangements with a guide or tour outfit, but don't just show up expecting activities. there is no main gate. When we arrived at the visitor center, we were told we would have to backtrack a half hour to the main park office (on a side road and not well... More 

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Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 4834 44629
Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Western Region  >  Kasese

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