01 Nov KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
Kibale National Park is a national park in Western Uganda, the park was gazetted in 1932 and formally established in 1993 to protect a large area of forest previously managed as a logged forest reserve. Kibale is one of the last remaining expanses to contain both lowland and montane forests. In eastern Africa, it sustains the last significant expanse of pre-montane forest.
Standing at about 1,590m above sea level, Kibale is abundant with over 351 tree species, 330 bird species, 70 mammal species and 13 primate species with chimpanzees inclusive. Kibale is also well known as one of Africa’s research sites with great research emphasis put on the primates the park harbours and also provides great experiences in forest birding and Chimpanzee tracking