Uganda (Kibale Forest)
Kibale National Park is a national park in South Uganda. It is 766 km2 (296 sq mi) in size and is located between 1,100–1,600 meters (3,600–5,200 ft) in elevation.
We stayed three nights at Kibale Forest Camp which is situated in close proximity to the chimpanzees which were the primary species that I had targeted in this area of Uganda. Three nights gave us two full days of Chimpanzee trekking and what a great opportunity to spend time with these wonderful primates it turned out to be.
The first day we entered the forest at about 8am and literally saw the chimpanzee high in the trees. After a short while they started to move around and search for food and we were rewards with a full day of exhausting amazing activity. On the second day it was a total opposite and we literally walked 10km in search of them and although we saw many they never came down from the tree canopy.
The chimpanzees were probably the highlight of this stupendous holiday.