Kibale Forest is located in western Uganda, and covers an area of over 760 sq kms. This park is one of the most beautiful and stunning forests in Uganda. It lies 35 kms south of Fort Portal and adjoins with Queen Elizabeth National Park in the South.
Kibale is the perfect place to experience the true diversity of wildlife and flora found in a tropical rainforest. This forest park has one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa totaling 13 species that include; chimpanzees, Olive Baboon, Black and white Colobus, blue monkey, the grey cheeked mangabey, red tailed monkey, pottos and bush babies. Other attractions in the park include 229 species of trees and shrubs and other mammals such as the elephant and leopard. The elephant population in this park is one of the largest though rarely sighted.
Sebitoli Forest centre is situated 290 kms from Kampala and 12kms from Fort Portal on the tarmac road to Kampala. A 4 x 4 wheel drive vehicle is highly recommended particularly during the rainy season.
Recommended lodges include Primate Lodge, Kyaninga Lodge, Crater Safari Lodge and Ndali Lodge. There are also a number of other hotels and lodges in Fort Portal, 35kms north of the park.