Kibira National Park Burundi, Chimpanzee Tracking Tours and Bujumbura City Tours Burundi
An authentic guide to Chimpanzee Tracking at Kibira National Park Burundi, featuring Travel Information about Getting there, when to go, Primates in Burundi, Chimpanzee Tracking, Guided Nature walks, Water falls, the tourist activities around the Bujumbura, where to stay during after your Burundi safari, the Boat cruise, Game Viewing as well as tour operators.
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History & Facts
Located at the apex of the beautiful Congo-Nile range in between 1550 and 2660 m of altitude, the second largest wildlife reserve for apes viewing in Kibira National park covering an area of 40,000 hectares.
Kibira National Park Burundi Facts-Primate Tracking & Chimpanzee Tours in Burundi
Kibira National Park serves as the a sources for various rivers and streams which provide water around the country and the area receives the highest rainfall in the country, it has very thick forest vegetation that tourists have gone deep to discover more about the mysteries that lie within the park from the bird species to the wildlife.
Vegetation of Kibira National Park in Burundi
The Vegetation cover of Kibira National Park comprises of Montane rain forest which overlooks two vast tea plantations : Teza and Rwegura and cover goes beyond 1,100 m high with major tree species like Symphonia globulifera, Newtonia buchananii, Albizia gummifera and
Entandrophragma excelsum and these are the ones that herb over 200 bird species making it to be ranked as the best birding destination in Burundi, the forest inhabit the 98 mammal species that can be spotted with in the forest and these have made the park a very exceptional tourist destination for all travelers that transfer to this park while on holiday adventure.
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Accessibility of the Kibira National Park Burundi
Visitors/ tourists can get to the park by navigating through the tourist pygmies’ village called Busekera which is also a very prime attraction as well as the hydroelectric dam of Rwegura or Entering the park requires one to navigate through vast tea plantations of Teza and Rwegura which are a major attraction in this place.
Getting around the park is more appropriate in company of a skilled guide who will take you through the forest from one destination to another while spotting birds of the air, wildlife animals and primates, Never risk to be a illegal visitor in the forest.
Many people in the Burundi's Mubimbi community don't have access to safe drinking water. They're exposed to the risks of drinking contaminated water from the local river which can lead to all kinds of diseases, especially in children.
Situated in between two countries i.e the country of beautiful rolling hills-Rwanda and the DR Congo, Burundi has tropical climate which is both hot and humid annually as a result of the country being located close to the equator. The temperatures range between 20 ° C- 30 ° C with the nights being extremely cooler in some areas for example Gwegara and Nujumbura. The rainy season starts from September-November as well as February-May. The heat period however takes place between June and August and from December-January. The month of June is very ideal to visit Burundi. If you are travelling to Burundi for chimpanzee trekking, transfer to during the two rainy seasons that take place from mid-February to early June then mid-September to mid-December. During this time, food is very abundant making it easier to spot the intelligent curious primates for they are usually eating the leaves as well as fruits. In the dry season, the chimpanzees tend to be hard to track due to the fact that food is rare so they relocate more oftenly to various places in search for food.