Things to do in Kibale National Park : Kibale national park is among the most rewarding national parks in the country that you should not miss out on visiting for a memorable wildlife safari experience. While visiting the park, you will get to explore the beauty of the fact that the park is home to 13 primate species, over 350 bird species, mammal species and many other rewarding attractions that make the park the park in one of the best destinations to visit for a rewarding Uganda safari. With the different attractions in the park here are the top things to do in kibale national park

Age limit for chimpanzee trekking

Chimpanzee trekking

Kibale national park is the most famous destinations for chimpanzee trekking in Uganda that you should embark on for an amazing chimpanzee trekking experience in Uganda. It should be noted that the park is home to over 2000 chimpanzees with four habituated chimpanzee troops that can be visited daily. Chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park involves hiking through the forests of the park to get to the habituated chimpanzee troops.

Things to do in Kibale National Park
Chimpanzee Trekking

When you get to the troop, you will spend one hour taking pictures and observing their behaviour in the wild to ensure you have an amazing experience. Among the different features if the primates you will get to observe include; how the primates co-exist with one another headed by the adult male, you will also get to realise that all the adult males in the troop have mating rights with all the females in the group. for travellers interested in chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park, you can obtain a chimpanzee trekking permit in Uganda at 200USD.

Chimpanzee habituation

For travellers interested in understanding more about how the chimpanzees are trained to get accustomed to human presence then chimpanzee habituation in Uganda should not miss out among the top things to do in kibale national park. you will accompany a group of researchers, into the wild where you will get to watch a group of chimpanzees that are under the habituation process, while participating in the activity you will get to watch the authentic reactions of the primates as they get accustomed to human presence. Interested about chimpanzee habituation in kibale national park is the fact that it will give you more time to spend with the chimpanzees that is 4 hours as compared to the one hour when you spend time with them during chimpanzee trekking in the wild.


Birding in kibale national park is among the top things to do in kibale national park which will give you the chance to observe over 100 bird species during your birding expedition which will ensure you have an exciting adventure in the park for the most rewarding birding experience in Uganda.  Among the bird species that you will get to see include; the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola, the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler making the  park the most rewarding safari experience.

Things to do in Kibale National Park
Birding in Kibale

Birders will have the most rewarding experiences as they get to watch a number of bird species from the Albertine rift, a number of migratory species from Europe and around the world running from harsh climatic conditions which will ensure that you have an amazing experience.

Nature walks

There are a number of trails in the park that you can embark on to ensure you have an amazing safari experience. While embarking on the different trails in kibale national park to take part in the nature walks in the park you will get to observe a number of attractions from the numerous primate species like Dent’s monkey, vervet monkey, black and white colobus monkeys, Hamlyn’s monkey and many other different primate species in the park which will give you the opportunity to observe a number of rewarding features of the species for an amazing experience during your Uganda safari.

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