KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK:
This home host’s forest wildlife, the most famous being the 13 species of Primates including the Chimpanzee. The park lies close to the tranquil Ndali-Kasenda crater area and it is within a half day’s drive from the Queen Elizabeth, Rwenzori Mountains and Semuliki National Parks and the Semuliki Wildlife Reserve.
The high forest contains a mixture of deciduous and evergreen trees, which rise to over 55m and exhibit a semi-closed canopy of stratified tree crowns. The diversity and density of primates is the highest in Africa. The most famous of its 13 species is the Chimpanzee, it is also home to the rare L’Hoest’s monkey, Red colobus monkey, Black and white colobus, Blue monkey, Grey cheeked mangeby, Red tailed monkey, Olive baboon.
Kibale Forest Safari BT/006:
Leave Kampala after breakfast and proceed to Fort Portal then to Ndali Lodge. The Lodge is situated on a 1000 acre private estate overlooking a beautiful crater Lake on one side and on the other side the Rwenzori Mountains. Swimming in the crater lake is possible.
Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge. (L, D)
Wake early have breakfast and then proceed to Kibale Forest National Park (one hours drive) at 8.00 am you enter the Forest for nature walk to track the Chimpanzees with the possibility of spotting a variety of
monkeys, birds and flora. You will return to Ndali Lodge for Lunch and the afternoon is at your leisure. Walk around the villages and visit the nearby
waterfalls or paddle in a fishing boat in the crater lake.
Dinner and overnight at Ndali Lodge. (B,L, D)
Breakfast at leisure and proceed to Kampala after an early lunch at 12.00 noon. Departure from the Lodge is at 1.00 pm.
Total driving time approximately 5 – 6 hours. (B, L)
Cost of Safari Includes.
- Full board accommodation at Ndali Lodge
- Park Entry fees
- 1 Chimpanzee Permit per person (subject to availability)
- Private Internal Transportation in a 4WD Vehicle inclusive of driver’s allowances, fuel and taxes