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Chimp Kibale Ss
Chimp Kibale Ss
A prime place for primates

Kibale National Park

There are 13 primate species in Kibale National Park, climbing between the branches of the mountainous forests here in southern Uganda. Large troops of primate have been habituated by researchers, enabling close encounters for visitors. There are 13 primate species in Kibale National Park, climbing between the branches of the mountainous forests here in southern Uganda. Large troops of primate have been habituated by researchers, enabling close encounters for visitors.
Why Kibale?
Chimpanzee aren’t the only primates you can expect to find in Kibale. Keep your eyes open for Ugandan red colobus, black and white colobus, blue monkey and L’Hoest monkey as well. The moist, tropical forests of Kibale create an exceptionally rich ecosystem of more than 200 species of plants, including wild coffee.

While primates are the star of the show here in Kibale, you can also find giant forest hogs, elephants and various antelope. Due to prolific bird life around the park, Makerere University built a biological field station for research and monitoring the likes of endemic black-earned ground thrush, olive long-tailed cuckoo and western tinkerbird. You can spot additional birds during guided nature walks in the adjacent Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.
  • More primates than anywhere else in Uganda.
  • Excellent for chimpanzee tracking.
  • Over 375 bird species.
  • Nature walks in Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.
  • Rare giant forest hogs.
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