3 days Chimpanzee Tracking Kalinzu forest

3 days Chimpanzee Tracking Kalinzu forest, Kalinzu forest reserve is biodiverse tropical rain forest that is teeming with life. The 137 sq km forest rangers in altitude between 1,000 and 1,500 metres above sea level. The forest is home to 200 plus chimpanzees plus blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and olive baboons.  There are 414 species of trees and shrubs that you will find here.

There are 379 species of birds, making this a must visit forest for birders. Add to that are 262 species of butterflies, reptiles and various mammals such forest elephants, forest buffaloes, antelopes, bush pigs mention but few. Kalinzu forest is the second best forest for chimpanzee trekking after kibale forest the number one destination for chimp trekking.

Arrival day:

You will be highly welcomed by our safari guide you will pick you and drive you at booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay according to your arrival time.

Day 1: pick up from the place of accommodation and transfer to kalinzu forest and evenning nature walk

You will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast at 06:30 am and meet your safari guide who will take you to explore kalinzu forest. En- route visit to Ugandan equator crossing in kayabwe for photo moments and the proceed with the journey to calm town of mbarara for lunch and relaxation afternoon while having lunch, after you will drive towards the forest in the village of tea plantations and many tea factories.

Reaching kalinzu eco- tourism you will have the evening forest walk near the site having chances to see primates like olive baboons, red checked magbey,  white Columbus monkeys, barbet monkeys and identifying different tree species that have existed millions ago. You will later be taken to the hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Day 2 chimp trekking and crater lakes drive

Wake up early in the morning at 06:30am and have breakfast then after meet your guide who will drive to the visitation site of kalinzu eco- tourism for briefing and then be handed to site guides who will take you for chimp trekking in the forest.

Afternoon you will be take to explore different crater lakes of rubirizi like the twin lakes, green lakes and lake rutoto that resembles the map of Africa. You will return to the lodge in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Day 3: transfer to Kampala

Wake up early in the morning at 7:00 am and have breakfast, after you will meet your guide and embark on your journey to Kampala using kasese forti portal route through Queen Elizabeth national park. En- route game viewing of buffaloes, Uganda kobs, elephants will give you the authentic experience of the trip.

Viewing the rift valley and its lakes while standing at kyambura faults carps will give the spectacular experience and then en-route lunch in the way and passing in cool fort portal town. You will reach Kampala by evening and check in to the booked lodge in dinner and overnight

Departure day

On your last day with us, you will have relaxed breakfast at selected accommodation and check out. You will be picked up and transferred to Entebbe international airport or any of the border post for your departure

Costs includes

Costs excludes

  • All meals and accommodation on safari
  • All ground transportation
  • Fuel
  • Chimp tracking permit
  • Community visits permit
  • Meals enroute
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Full time speaking English driver guide
  • Meals and accommodation in Kampala
  • Airport pick ups
  • Visa fees
  • All air fares
  • Items of personal nature