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Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park is a treasure trove of biodiversity located in western Uganda, covering approximately 795 square kilometres (307 square miles) of pristine rainforest and wetlands. It is often called the “Primate Capital of the World” due to its diverse array of primates, including the iconic chimpanzees.

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When To Travel

The Best Time to Visit Kibale Kibale National Park is open for game viewing all year round but the best time to visit is in the dry seasons from June to September and December to February.


  • Chimpanzee Trekking: The park is famous for its chimpanzee populations. Embark on guided chimpanzee trekking experiences to observe and learn about these intelligent primates in their natural habitat.
  • Primate Tracking: Besides chimpanzees, Kibale is home to other primates like red colobus monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys, and vervet monkeys. Track these fascinating creatures during guided forest walks.
  • Birdwatching: Kibale is a haven for birdwatchers, with a rich diversity of bird species. Spot the African pitta, green-breasted pitta, African grey parrot, and various colourful turacos.
  • Nature Walks: Explore the lush forest on guided nature walks to discover its flora and fauna. Learn about medicinal plants, butterflies, and the smaller wonders of the rainforest.
  • Nocturnal Forest Walks: Experience the magic of the forest at night with guided nocturnal walks. Encounter fascinating creatures like bushbabies, tree hyraxes, and chameleons.
  • Cultural Encounters: Visit nearby communities to learn about their traditional lifestyles, dances, and crafts. Gain insights into the rich cultural heritage of the Batooro and Bakiga people.

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