The 4 days Chimpanzee trekking safari will take you to Kibale Forest National Park which is one of Africas best rainforests located in Western Uganda approximately 795 km by road from Kampala- Ugandas capital.
This park is home to around 13 primates among them you will meet the Chimpanzees which have a DNA close to that of humans, other wildlife species include; 70 species of mammals as well as over 375 bird species.
Parks In this Trip
  1. Kibale Forest National Park
  2. Semuliki National Park

Travel Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi wetland walk
  • Day 3: Kibale NP – Sempaya Hot Springs, Semliki NP – Fortal Portal
  • Day 4: From Fort Portal transfer to Kampala/Entebbe
Uganda is a diverse country that has a lot of things you can see and do and the one of the best things to do is chimpanzee trekking.
The minimum age for all those who always want to go for chimpanzee trekking in most parks is fifteen years apart from Kalinzu forest where it is twelve years

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Detailed Itinerary

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On this day you will wake up early enough and have breakfast form the Hotel/your residence and your tour guide/driver will pick you up from there, after a short briefing about the safari you will drive to the Western part of Uganda to Kibale National Park. Have a stopover in Fortportal for lunch and thereafter have a visit to the tea plantations or Toro crater lakes. Proceed to the Park and check in at the lodge of your choice.
You could opt for a nature walk in the forest that evening whereby you will see different wildlife species. Have dinner and an overnight as you prepare for Chimpanzee trekking the next day.
Accommodation Options; Primate lodge/Crater Safar lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee guest house(Mid-range), Rweteera lodge/Kibale Forest camp-lazy camping(Budget) 
Meal plan; Lunch & dinner.
After your morning breakfast, your driver will take you to the park information centre where you will be briefed together with other guests about what to do and not to do while trekking chimpanzees. Thereafter you will set out to look for the chimpanzees in the forest and experience unforgettable. Trekking might take 2 to 6 hours of which it is based on the location of chimpanzees.
In the process of seeing chimpanzees you will be able to see also different birds, monkeys like the black and white colobus, grey cheeked Mangabey, golden monkeys among others, and various trees species as you walk through the forest. Later after this amazing time with the chimpanzees, return to the lodge for lunch and thereafter your guide/driver will take you to Bigodi wetland for a swamp walk while there still you will see more primates like the Red tailed monkeys, baboons, bush pigs, LHoests Monkeys, otters and others as well as bird species like the great blue Turuco. You will also meet some old people that stay in that community together with school going children.
At the end of the day you would have received a great African experience since you will see how these people live, do their day to day activities among other things. Head back to the lodge, have dinner & Overnight.
Accommodation Options; Primate lodge/Crater Safari lodge (Luxury), Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee guest house(Mid-range), Rweteera lodge/Kibale Forest camp-lazy camping(Budget) 
Meal plan; Full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
An early morning breakfast will be followed by a transfer to semliki National Park to experience the Sempaya Hot Springs. Steam rises above the hot mineral encrusted swamp area of Semuliki National Park’s Sempaya Hot Springs in the Western Region of Uganda.
They’ve got 2 Sections known as Biteete (Male Section) & Nyasimbi (Female Section). With over 100 °C you the hot springs gives you an opportunity to boil eggs, green bananas & Irish potatoes and they get ready for consumption.
After this experience return to photo portal and if time allows you’ll visit the Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru caves before checking in at the lodge in Fort portal. Overnight at Nyaika Hotel or similar.
Accommodation; Nyaika Hotel
After a leisurely breakfast, you can embark on the spectacular scenery journey back to Kampala marking an end of the 4 Day Chimpanzee Trekking & Sempaya Hot Springs Trip. Your driver guide will drop you at your planned destination in Kampala/Entebbe & or at the airport for your outbound flight. End. [End of Safari]
Meal plan; Breakfast and Lunch
There are several things that you need to carry when one decides to go for a chimpanzee trekking experience and some of these include the following:

• Long sleeved clothes as this will help shield you from tree scratches as you are trekking and insect bites from the tropical insects especially during the wet season.
• A permit will be needed after paying a specified amount of money and this will be given to you by the game park where you want to go for your trekking.
• A wide brimmed hat and sunscreen to use especially during the dry season because the heat can be unbearable sometimes.
• Trekking shoes, you will need to get strong trekking shoes as these will help you not to slip especially during the times when the trekking routes are a bit slippery.
• Garden gloves, these will help grip the trees properly without getting your fingers scratched.
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Welcome to visit Sempaya Hot springs, Semliki NP & Chimpanzee Trekking, Kibale NP. East of the Rwenzori mountains, Kibale NP is a habitat to over 13 primate species. You will go chimpanzee Trekking with an opportunity to see other primates whereas Sempaya Hot springs are in the floor of the Albirtine Rift Valley with Rwenzori mountains overshadowing. Kibale NP is a home to over 13 primate species. You start/end the trip in Kampala. It’s an ideal for weekend escape!