Day 1: Kampala – Fort Port/Kibale.
After an early morning breakfast, you will depart Kampala/Entebbe for Kibale forest national park via Mityana Mubende road arriving to have your lunch in Fort Portal town and after lunch, you will visit Amabere ga Nyinamwiru (a famous cultural site attached to Tooro kingdom) and to the crater lakes before returning and transferring to your lodge, relax for the rest of day, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking/Swamp Walk.
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the Chimpanzee tracking information office for a pre-briefing by ranger guides who will then lead you into the rain forest. Spend most of the morning in the forest in search of chimpanzees. These primates are very mobile and viewing them is unpredictable but a forest walk is an enriching activity that starts at 8.00 am in the morning taking about 4 to 5 hours. This forest is home to a large number of chimpanzees and other primates including Lhoestes, Red-colobus, Blues, Red-tailed, grey cheeked mangabeys, birds, and butterflies.
The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora. This will see you return for lunch at primate lodge just a few meters from the park offices. After lunch, transfer to Bigodi Swamp for a swamp/community walk that grants you an opportunity for more primate and bird watching with a chance to interact with the local communities and women groups before retiring to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Kibale Forest – Kampala/Entebbe
After an early morning breakfast, depart Kibale back to Kampala via Mbarara and through Queen Elizabeth national park for an en-route game drive and lucky as you may be, you may spot a good number of animal and bird species as you proceed to Mbarara for your lunch. After lunch, hit the road to Kampala/Entebbe with a brief stopover at the Equator to perform a simple experiment and experience a tropical balance. Arriving Kampala / Entebbe in the evening.