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Kibale National Park

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Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
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+256 483 444629
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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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Unbelievable Experience!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
tennille2017
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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Riihimaki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the full day Habituation and it was fantastic experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We saw lots of chimpanzees and had plenty of time to follow them and take photos.

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Hayesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose to book the habituation experience as part of my 8 day trip with Crystal Safaris and I am so glad that I did and if the opportunity presented itself I would do it again. There were 2 groups that were doing the shorter encounter and we all, at one point, were trying to observe and photograph the same... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started by walking on a track and all the sudden we were walking through the forest with no trail which means through trees and branches. The rangers spotted the chimps so he was walking very fast in order we keep up with them. we were a "ok number" of people in our group but around 3 or 4 groups... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrive at 8:00am for the briefing, then be assigned into a group. The guides are very knowledgeable about chimpanzee behaviors and family dynamics, offering insights about individuals whom they know very well. Chimpanzees can move really fast, so be ready to keep up. This is part of the experience. Carry extra camera batteries and memory cards on you. Although everyone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! We had a most wonderful day here trekking photographing chimps. Our guide was very knowledge and showed us many plants and trees as well as birds on our search for the chimps. When we finally found them we got the wonderful experience of watching them up in the trees followed by then coming down and walking... More 

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The road is under construction (Nov '16) and is in many places a sea of mud festooned with vehicles trying to find traction. Make sure you have a 4x4 with decent tires before you set off! In November, as in April, it rains (and rains) - not unexpected in a tropical rain forest! The forest is lush, the inhabitants abundant... More 

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Brest, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

No hesitation on that subject, although you have the choice between the 1 hour and the full day with the Chimps, go for the whole day and you will not regret your Habituation Experience living amoung the Chimps during a complete day. This is a one day experience probably in your life and you must take the maximum of it;... More 

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