KIBALE FOREST

Kibale forest is located in Kabarole district western Uganda adjoined to Queen Elizabeth National Park to the South through 180km long corridor between Ishasha the Southern sector of Queen and Sebitoli in the North of Kibale National Park. It covers an area of 776sq.km and it was established in 1993 to protect the forest. Kibale is one of the last remaining natural forests with the highest diversity and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa of 13 species. It is also a home to a large number of endangered chimpanzees including the L’Hoest, Red Tailed monkey, Grey-Cheeked Mangabey, Blue monkey, Black and White Colobus, and Bush babies 375 bird species. While in Kibale one can involve in bird watching at Kanyanchu, Bigodi wetland sanctuary just outside the park, nature and community walks. Kibale forest is approximately 201km from Kampala which is about 4-5 hours drive and can be accessed using the Mubende-Fort portal road.


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