Kibale Forest National Park
Kibale National park has an area size of 795 km and is one of Uganda’s most gorgeous tropical forests that are a habitat to many primates like chimpanzees and birds.
Kibale national park stands about 1590m above sea level and the northern part is the wettest area receiving annual rainfall of 1700mm with the rainy months being March to May with a brief dry spell in between then September-November and the park has temperatures ranging from 14-27 degrees celicus on highs and lows .
Kibale national park connects to Queen Elizabeth National park in the south making it possible to have a Uganda safari that is combines in both national parks with a distance of only 180 kilometers separating the 2 parks.
Kibale Forest National Park is the best chimpanzee tracking destination in Africa with having other forest wildlife and 13 species of primate’s chimpanzees inclusive.
The northern tip of Kibale national park stands at 1590m above sea level receiving an average annual rainfall of 1700mm in the rainy months of March-May and September-November with pleasant temperature ranging in 14 to 27oC.
The southern part of the park borders Queen Elizabeth National Park covering 180 kilometer long and is the migration corridor for wildlife with the neighboring Park in “Ishasha”.
Kibale forest is home to large forest elephants and the park is famous for the various primates and its habituated chimpanzee’s families and over 12 species of primates like
The park also has 325 Bird species that cannot be found anywhere else and over 144 species of butterflies.