CHIMPANZEE TREKKING PERMITS IN UGANDA
Chimpanzee Trekking Permits in Uganda : Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda has been overshadowed by gorilla trekking in Uganda because of the fact that Uganda is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas that can be seen when you participate in gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park and gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park cwhich attracts a number of tourists from all over the world to park however once they visit the country interested in the primate safaris in Uganda there are high chances for them to take part in chimpanzee trekking in Uganda which is among the best rewarding tourism activities during your Uganda safari because of a number of destinations where you will get to access the habituated chimpanzee trekking permits in the wild hence making your chimpanzee trekking experience in Uganda quite adventurous.
Before you can embark on your chimpanzee trekking experience in Uganda, you should first obtain a chimpanzee trekking permit from the Uganda wildlife authority the tourism authority that is authorized to sell the different tourism packages and permits for activities like gorilla trekking permits in Uganda, permits for golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga national park, permits for hiking the Virunga mountains in Uganda, game drives in queen Elizabeth national park, boat cruise in Murchison falls national park among other activities. Alternatively, tourists can also book for their chimpanzee trekking permits from a trusted tour operator like Explore Rwanda tours, a chimpanzee trekking permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of 200USD and for tourists interested in chimpanzee habituation in Uganda, they will party 250USD and how the most rewarding Uganda tours.
After you’ve obtained your chimpanzee trekking permit in Uganda, you will have access to a knowledgeable guide who will take you along the safe trails in the park to ensure you have the most rewarding safaris, during the transfers to the different habituated chimpanzee troops you will come across a number of primate species like the Hamlyn’s monkey, Mona monkey, silver monkey, black and white colobus monkey red tailed monkey, blue monkey, grey cheeked Mangabey, baboons and many other interesting features in the parks and a number of bird species like the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler,
The permit will also give you access to a ranger whose responsibility is to accompany you to the chimpanzee troops and to protect you from being attacked by wild animals therefore it is important for you to follow the lead of the guide to avoid any wildlife encounters. To be quite different from the gorilla trekking permits in Uganda where you won’t pay for the park entrance fees after purchase for your gorilla trekking experience in Uganda, you are expected to pay your park entrance fees before you participate in chimpanzee trekking in Uganda.
Where to carry out chimpanzee trekking in Uganda
There are a number of destinations in Uganda where you can participate in chimpanzee trekking to make your safari worthy of repeated visited. Tourists can participate in chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park which is the main destination for chimpanzee trekking safaris in Uganda and this involves tracking the species. Interesting about the chimpanzee experience in the park is the fact that you can also participate in chimpanzee habituation which involves training the chimpanzee to get accustomed to human presence.
Other interesting destinations in Uganda where you can carry out chimpanzee trekking include; chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge in queen Elizabeth national park, chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest. During you experience in the par you can also visit the Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary where you will get to learn more about the primate species in the wild like their different features for instance their reproduction that is to say the females get red swellings on their bottoms to show that are ovulating and ready for mating, every chimpanzee troop has dominant males and females that help to expand the troop through mating, you will get to see the chimpanzees swinging from ne tree branch to another you will get to see how they harvest fruit and many other interesting features of the primates in the wild.