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Kibale National Park

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Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
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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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Uganda Kibale Forest National Park: Guided Hiking Day Tour from Kampala
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A must for chimp trekking

Myself and two friends joined a group of 60+ people, who were then split up into smaller groups to do some chimp trekking. It was hot and humid and involved trekking through the... read more

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Myself and two friends joined a group of 60+ people, who were then split up into smaller groups to do some chimp trekking. It was hot and humid and involved trekking through the undergrowth. Please make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear and be able to walk unaided for about 4 hours. It is well worth doing.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose to do the chimpanzee habituation trek, which meant we were at the centre for our orientation before sunrise at 6:00 a.m. There were only four tourists that day in total with our guide for the full day habituation experience. We were off after that and unluckily, did not find the chimps for almost 2 hours. When we did... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kibale National Park is beautiful and probably contains numerous birds and other animals. However, since you are loudly trekking with a large number of other tourists and guides through the forest, there is little chance of quietly sneaking up on any of them. Long before you arrive, most of the animals will have moved on. That being said, the guides... More 

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Entebbe, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place in Africa to track chimpanzees in there natural habitat. I advice one to do Chimpanzee habituation instead of chimpanzee tracking. With Chimpanzee habituation, one spends the whole day in the forest with these apes unlike tracking where one spends one hour only with them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was such a great visit,has a variety of Colobus Monkeys, Birds, Elephants and different trees species. Good for a nature walk. i enjoyed the experirnce

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rangers are knowledgeable. We were briefed with the useful tip before tracking. The path is relatively easy to walk. We found the chimps within 5 mins. It's exhilarating to see the chimps, they are noise, playful. We have a good time watching them. Prepare to have a neckpain while watching them on the tree. They will come down after... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in Uganda for work and everyone I spoke said this was a something I must do. There are two different tours, both guided by someone from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. There is a short tour lasting about three hours and there if the 6-8 chimp habituation tour. You are not allowed to go into the forest unguided and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

We did three days of this excursion and saw something new and exciting each time. We had outstanding guides and we able to get away from the larger groups which I would highly recommend. Watch your timing on this one though.... chimps are in the trees early in the morning and go back up by around 1pm so try and... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

We spend the day chimp tracking here. The guides are very knowledgeable and it didn't take long to find them. January is a great time of the year to visit. The weather is wonderful and there are not too many tourists. We saw about 20 chimps, big and small. Really worth the time and money!

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We had to get up before the sun to head out and find the chimps, starting at 6:30 am, but it was all worth it. When we arrived they were still in the trees, but they did come down and put on a grooming show for us. We spent a long time with this group of chimps, but the people... More 

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