Where Is Kibale National Park Found? Kibale national park is the primate hub of Uganda where travellers interested in participating in the primate safaris in Uganda which will give you the chance to watch 14 primate species as you participate in a number of activities in kibale national park. Kibale national park is among the most visited national parks in Uganda that can be visited when you visit a number of wildlife safaris in Uganda that will lead you to number of rewarding attractions in the park.
The park is located in the western part of Uganda in the districts of Kamwenge, fort portal and Kasese district however fort portal is among the notable districts where you will access the park from there you will make your way to kanyanchu where you will find the park headquarters which is only 26.2 kilometers and will only take you about 30 minutes to access the park premises to participate in a number of different activities. From Kasese, the park is just 2 hours away and the drive from Kamwenge district to the park will only take you 40 minutes.
MAP OF KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
Activities in Kibale national park
Travellers can participate in chimpanzee habituation in Uganda, kibale national park that will give you an up-close and more personal experience with the chimpanzees in the wild to ensure you have an amazing safari experience. chimpanzee habituation in Kibale national park will give you the chance to observe the different troops that are undergoing the habituation process which involves training the species to get accustomed to human presence which will give you the opportunity to understand more about their authentic reactions before they are used to human presence. A chimpanzee habituation permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of 250USD which will give you more hours with the chimpanzees.
Travellers can participate in chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national Park which will give you the opportunity to watch the chimpanzees that are already accustomed to human presence which will give you the opportunity to observe how the species interact while they are already accustomed to human presence as you also get the chance take their pictures to make your safari experience quite memorable.
Visiting kibale national park will also give you the opportunity to participate in birding safaris in Uganda for travellers interested in watching number of different bird species. Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will get to watch about 150 bird species that can be seen during your birding expedition in the park and among the different bird species that can be seen include; Pockefellers’s sun bird, Chapin’s flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, strange weaver, red throated alethe the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola among other the bird species for a rewarding Uganda wildlife safaris.
You can also participate in the nature walks in Kibale National Park which will give you the chance to observe a number of rewarding attractions in the park that will open up a new environment as you explore the wild side of Uganda as you engage with a number of wildlife species that make the country the most rewarding. During the nature walks get ready to breath in some fresh air as you enjoy the sounds of the birds chirping in the trees, chimpanzees swinging from one tree branch to another and many other primate species.