How to get Kibale forest National Park By Road. The 298 Km road from Kampala the main capital city of Uganda to Fort Portal by road via mityana-Mubende-kyegeggwa-kyenjojo. The 357 road from Kampala- Masaka-Mbarara-Bushenyi-Kasese to fort portal is a longer version of the trip but this trip takes you through Kalinzu forest, rift valley escarpment before entering Queen Elizabeth national park before arriving in kasese at the base of Rwenzori mountains before proceeding to fort portal town before finishing off the 40kms through the tea farms and the forest.
Domestic flights to Kasese airstrip – The Airfield is located in the Western Uganda District of Kasese. It is 4 Km from Kasese Town and is close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a designated Entry and Exit Point. Kasese airstrip is located at the base of Rwenzori Mountains which is the highest peak of Ugandan altitude at 5109 meters above sea level.
Aerolink Uganda operates daily flights to kasese for travelers travelling to kibale forest national park, Queen Elizabeth national park and Rwenzori mountains Nationals Park for safari ade of Kibale forest national park. Other terrestrial mammals that are found within National Park include red and blue duikers, bushbucks, sitatungas, bushpigs, giant forest hogs, common warthogs, and African buffalo. The carnivores that are present include leopards, African golden cats, Servals, different mongooses and two species of otter. Kibale forest national park is regarded as the primate capital of the world some of those include
Black and White colobus
Grey Cheeked Mangabeys
Ugandan red colobus
Red tailed monkey
Bird watching tours start at 7am at Kanyanchu. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, located just outside the park, is home to 138 bird species which may be seen during guided walks along the boardwalk trail and viewing platforms.
Bird watching tours start 7am at Kanyanchu; you are advised to book in advance. Rare species include the Papyrus Gonolek, White-winged Warbler, White-collared Oliveback and Papyrus Canary.
Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, located just outside the park, is home to 138 bird species which may be seen during guided walks along the boardwalk Yellow-spotted Barbet, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Yellow-billed Barbet, Western Nicator, Grey-winged Robin-chat, White-tailed Ant-thrush, Brown-backed Scrub-robin, Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher, Brown-throated Wattle-eye, Superb Sunbird, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Bocage’s Bush-shrike, Black Bishop, White-breasted Negrofinch and Black-crowned Waxbill among others. Trail and viewing platforms. These could include the White-spotted Flufftail. Contact Great Adventure Safaris for details on how to get to Kibale forest National Park and booking chimpanzee tracking safaris in Uganda.