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Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest covers part of Kabarole and Kamwenge districts in Uganda. It’s one of ever green forests in the country. This Forest has one of the highest diversity and concentration of primates in Africa. It is a home to a large number of endangered chimpanzees, red colobus monkey and rare L'Hoest's monkey. This Park has over 325 species of birds, 4 wild fields and various species of primates. This park also has an estimated number of 60 species of other various mammals and over 250 tree species. Kibale Forest is highly known of being evergreen and semi-deciduous throughout the year. It's the coldest place in Uganda

This park also houses leopards, bush pigs, three species of duiker and two species of otter. Lions are occasional in this park. Kibale Park also has 325 estimated species of birds, including the olive long-tailed cuckoo, Western Green tinker bird, two species of pittas (African and Green-breasted) and the African Grey Parrot Kibale Forest National Park is best know for Chimpanzee trekking and bird watching. It's the best place in Uganda for Chimpanzee tracking.

For any one planning to Visit this National Forest, you are highly advised to move with safety shoes and heavy Jackets to protect you from the coldness and rough environment as the result of heavy downpour.

Kibale Forest National Park is one of it's kind in the country. The Forest is ever green throughout the seasons. This forest is characterized by snow coverage. The forest experiences high level rainfall throughout the year than any other part of the Country.

Birding in Kibale Forest National Park

Besides Chimp trekking, Birding is also one of the major activities that attract hundreds of tourists to Kibale Forest. The Forest boasts of over 325 species of birds. Kibale Forest is also a hub to beautiful butterflies.