Kibale National Park is found in the southern region of Uganda, close to the splendid Ndali-Kasenda crater lakes region, and lies within a half day’s drive of Queen Elizabeth, Semuliki and Rwenzori Mountains National Parks, and the Toro – Semuliki Wildlife Reserve. The park’s major highlight is chimpanzee trekking carried out in Kibale Forest. Besides the chimps, the park is a habitat to 12 other primate species including; vervet monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, red colobus monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, olive baboons, bush babies, pottos, and grey- cheeked mangabeys.
The park is a habitat to over 70 mammal species and 375 bird species. The most popular activities in the park include; the Kanyanchu primate walk, chimpanzee trekking and habitation experience, bird watching carried out in the park’s various birding spots, especially Bigodi Wetland sanctuary, the board walk trail, among other viewing platforms. Hiking, guided nature walks, and cultural encounters with natives, are some of the other adventures.