Kalinzu Forest is an amazing natural forest situated in Bushenyi district in south western Uganda around the confines of queen elizabeth national park uganda, it’s also famous for chimpanzee trekking. this is a National Forest has an age limit for tracking chimpanzees which usually 13 year and above.Kalinzu Forest is close to Queen Elizabeth Park and chimpanzee trekking here is typically superior/ better than the one at kyambura gorge. You can make Kalinzu Forest Reserve an entire day trip by hitting the magnificent climbing trails and birding that are found here in Kalinzu Forest.There are four climbing trails in the forest s and climbs are from an hour to throughout the day long.
Currently besides the camp ground, one cannot find a lodge here and you need to take the drive back to your Queen Elizabeth Park with our Driver Guide.
Kalinzu Forest in Western Uganda is one of those unique places that you have for a long while been itching to investigate. On the off chance that you are going by Queen Elizabeth Park – you can without much of a stretch visit and spend a day in Kalinzu Forest Reserve Hiking, nature walk, birding, chimpanzee tracking and all the more all open from Queen Kalinzu Forest – Chimpanzee Tracking Elizabeth National Park – Mweya Area.
You can come to Kalinzu Forest with a stuffed/parked lunch and spend the entire day, chimpanzee tracking , birding, climbing and investigating this woodland which was off of the beaten vacationer way for most traveler in uganda.
Kalinzu Forest is home to more than 414 types of trees, bushes and in this timberland, ou can discover 379 types of birds which is an astounding fortune trove for birders. 378 Species of Birds call this their home including the Great Blue Turaco, Black and White Cascket, Cuckoos and Sunbirds.
There are territory six distinct Species of Primates found in Kalinzu Forest Reserve including the Blue Monkeys, Vervet Monkeys, Black and White Colobus Monkeys and Chimpanzees.There range more than 220 Chimpanzees, 70 or more chimpanzees have been habituated can be followed here at Kalinzu Forest Reserve.That is not every one of the, 262 Butterflies, 97 Moths, Reptiles and Flowers would all be able to be seen here.
You can climb up the Kishunja Hill Viewpoint, one can observe the whole Forest Canopy, incredible parts of the Queen Elizabeth National Park and a few Peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains.Kalinzu Forest is near Queen Kalinzu Forest – Chimpanzee TrackingElizabeth National Park and untamed life from that stop approaches Kalinzu Forest Reserve and there are times that you can see Leopards, pronghorns, and wild pigs.
Exercises possess large amounts of Kalinzu Forest Reserve and you can go on four distinctive guided forest trails. There is trail along River Kajojo, where you will see different sort of trees along the nature walk. Regardless of whether you take the valley trail, waterfall trail or the Palm trail you will make the most of your chance here at Kalinzu Forest Reserve.
nearby aides on the reasonableness of each trail for each age and capacity.
The River Trail
This is a short 2 ½ km roundabout trail that will take around 60 minutes. The real element along this walk is the River Kajojo or ‘elephant waterway’ purported on the grounds that elephants used to bathe here. The trail goes past some fine examples of ‘Parinari excelsa’ the peak tree in the timberland and an enormous strangler figure. You will discover a few types of the primates found here including Chimpanzees.
The Palm Trail
A 5 km roundabout trail taking between 1 ½ – 2 hours over moderately level territory. Guests will find some intriguing woodland trees along this trail including the ‘Fire tree’ with its huge, red, tulip-like blazes which as far as anyone knows enacts sexual yearning in ladies, ‘Raphia Palms’ utilized for making neighborhood tangles, a dynamite ‘Mythical beast tree’.
The Valley Trail
This is a 3 ½ km round trail takes around 2 hours and offers stupendous perspectives into a precarious valley. Climb along an edge and past various intriguing woods elements, for example, the ‘Mutragyne rubrostipuleta’ or “viagra” tree.
The Waterfall Trail
This is a 11 km circle trail taking in the vicinity of 4 and 5 hours over some uneven and ,in parts, wet landscape. This trail prompts a wonderful waterfall – Kilyantama.
Most want Kalinzu Forest – Chimpanzee Tracking which is a 4 hour encounter here. The Chimpanzees have been examined by Japanese specialists and were additionally habituated by them which implies that they are utilized to individuals.
Chimpanzees territory followed by little, guided gatherings of guests who discover this a most stunning time to be so close to our nearest relatives in nature. Explorers will love coming here and they can without much of a stretch spend an entire day in the Forest.
Experiential Kalinzu Forest Reserve as we would like to think is an incredible day excursion in the timberland. Your Guide will disclose to you the legends and myths of old about the Forest. You see untamed life, winged animals, primates, for example, Chimpanzees. For Visitors to Queen Elizabeth Park it is an astounding option for Chimpanzee Trekking to Kyambura Gorge with a substantially higher likelihood of seeing Chimpanzees. The woods has had Japanese specialists habituate Chimpanzees for more than 20 years.
For Birders this is an incredible timberland to visit and those that need to hit the Hiking Trails will be enchanted with respect to what anticipates them here.
You can spend all days in the woodland and bring parked lunch. Make certain to have a decent combine of Hiking Boots, long pants, long sleeved shirt, a cap and a light Rain Jacket, we likewise recommend on the off chance that you are seeking the day with us, 2 liters of Drinking Water.
On the off chance that you intrigued by including Kalinzu Forest – Chimpanzee Tracking to your safari agenda with us-please let us know.