Kibale Forest National Park
776 sq km
Kibale National Park is one of the rainforests in Uganda and more to that, it is famous for its primates. It is home to 13 primate species making it the number one protected area with the biggest primate numbers on the African continent. These primates include Chimpanzee, Red Colobus, Black and white Colobus, Red-tailed Monkey, Grey-cheecked Mangabey among others. Chimpanzee trekking being the manjor attraction of the park.
It is a home to 325 species of birds like the stunning Forest Francolin, Red-chested Owlet, Green-breasted Pitta among others. Kibale National Park is not only home to primates because it is home to 60 mammals. There are other mammals that inhabit here like Forest Elephant, Forest Buffalo, Leopard and other cats, Bush Pigs among others.
Kibale National Park is in western Uganda and can easily be accessed via Mubende - Mityana - Fort Portal road. There are several accommodation places like Chimpanzee Guest House, Ndali Lodge, Primate Lodge Kibale located right at the visitors centre, Crater Safari Lodge, Kibale Forest Cottages. in town among many others.
Take a forest walk and you will get to confirm that Kibale National Park has a magical or mythical beauty.