Tinka’s homestay – Kibale National Park

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Tinkas homestay is a local family offering accommodation and traditional meals to the visitors willing to share their house during their visit to Kibale Nationa park. in return, the visitors benefit from the affordable prices and high level of hospitality. The Homestay is located behind Bigodi trading center in a village, neighboring Bigodi wetland sanctuary and Kibale National park. Tinka is a local conservation and tourism mentor to the entire community of bigodi and Uganda. Staying at Tinkas homestay gives the visitors an opportunity to share the rich knowledge and background of this local village that has changed allot as a result of tourism, in a very short time. Next to the homestay is the starting point for Bigodi wetland sanctuary, a community owned and run tourism project that has transformed the community through the resulting tourism income.

The park activities hear include forest walk, primate tours, chimp tracking and night forest tours.

Activities and services include;

  • Accommodation and meals
  • Traditional lunches
  • Village/ guided walks
  • Bigodi swamp walk

Check out the Itinerary to this area, here.

Duration:

  • Guided walks: 1-4 hours

Highlights:

  • Trying the local cuisine in African setting
  • Participating in the household chores of the local home around Kibale national park
  • Learning the key words in the local language
  • Taking the Bigodi swamp walk looking for birds, primates and other flora and fauna.
  • Playing with the kids and listening to the local news about the life in the village

What to bring:

  • Insect repellent
  • Drinking water can be bought in the community
  • Walking shoes
  • A hat as the area is hot
  • Sun cream
  • Camera and binoculars

For your trip to or around Kibale National Park, we can book you the accommodation at tinkas homestay or any activities including the chimp tracking tickets. On request, we also arrange transport and tours to any destination around Uganda. For any more information about  Tanka’s homestay or Kibale national park, please contact us and we will provide the required help

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