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Kibale National Park

Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 4834 44629
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Kasese
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
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Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
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Buderim, Sunshine Coast
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Kibale is a smaller park, but with a high density of primates. Here we saw blue , red tailed, colobus along with the much vaunted Chimps. The chimps looked too commercial,initially, but the large group spread out and after 2 hours of tree based observation we were lucky enough to track the male through the forest to another family and... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

If you go to Kibale Forest make sure that you go chimpanzee trekking! A stunning walk through the jungle and the opportunity to observe chimps, what could be better!

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Wow. Seeing chimps close up, watching them chase one another, hearing those hoots. Unimaginable. Fantastic. Guides were very sweet. Just watch out for the golden showers. The chimps in the trees pee. A lot. And often!

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Pangani
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The landscape is amazing, but this entire park is apparently only accessible by foot. The rangers took us in groups of 5 or 6 to see the chimps, but altogether we were almost 15, so quite many and in the end all of us were standing around one chimpanzee - poor guy. The chimps are amazing, but many of them... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We spent 3 days/3 nights in Kibale area for the one day chimp habituation experience and wholeheartedly recommend it. It was an outstanding wildlife experience because (a) we got a lot of tie with the chimpanzees and (2) we were often in very close proximity to them (a few feet) and (3) we saw them displaying a variety of behaviours... More 

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

it's a very nice park mainly to those who are birders, like primates " chimpanze tracking", we had a goode look at the baboons, different mokey species it was rely good time

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Paris, France
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The chimp trekking was an incredible experience. We set off with our guide who was armed with a walkie talkie and an AK47. She'd last fired it a couple of days before to warn off the elephants who at this time of year over indulge on the beer fruit which ferments in their stomachs and makes them drunk and quite... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
57 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were in Kibale three nights for two full days of primate action. We booked the often overlooked full day chimp habituation, where for 250% of the fee for the one-hour visit, we had 1000% more viewing. You head out early to catch them as they leave the nests, and follow them until they nest for the night. The best... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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