CHIMPANZEE TREKKING IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth national park is among the activities in Uganda 2021 that should not be missed out on among the different activities in Uganda during covid-19. Queen Elizabeth national park is famous for housing four of the big five animals in Uganda that can be seen during the game drives in Queen Elizabeth national park. Interesting about the park is the fact that you can also take part in a number of activities like boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, lion tracking experience, you can also get to see the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector, birding in queen Elizabeth national park among other rewarding activities that will make you have an amazing time in the park. Chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth national park will give you an amazing adventure visiting the habituated troops as you spend an hour with them observing the different behavior of the species in the park. With covid-19 in Uganda, it should be noted that there are a number of safety measures of covid-19 that tourists should follow if they are interested in taking part in an amazing experience and also be able to avoid the contraction of the virus while taking part in the different activities n the country.
Chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth national park is as rewarding as chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national park and chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest where you will get to spend time with the habituated chimpanzee troops that you will get to spend one hour with the species observing their different behavior in the park like their feeding behavior for instance the adult females in a chimpanzee troop harvest fruit and other edible leaves for their young ones and for the juveniles in the troop harvest their own food, you will also get to see the supreme leader of the group who has all the mating rights in the group that can mate with all the females in the group without any hesitation among other interesting features of the primates. interesting about the activity is also the fact that you will also get to see a number of rewarding attractions like the different 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, primate species like the vervet monkey, mona monkey, black and white colobus monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, silver monkey, red tailed monkey, dent’s monkey and other monkey species that that makes it the valley of apes.
RULES AND REGULATIONS TO FOLLOW
- Avoid unnecessary noise and movements while in the presence of the chimpanzees because it will trigger them to move from one place to another which can be exhausting because it is not like gorilla trekking where you will get to find the gorillas in one place.
- You should maintain a distance away from the chimpanzees because they are highly vulnerable species that can easily contract any disease like covid-19 incase you got exposed to covid-19 on your way to the park.
- While capturing the pictures of the primates, you should switch off the flash mode because the primates are flash sensitive which can lead them to break out in outbursts, they can also attack you as a way of protecting themselves from any threats.
- You should avoid eating in the presence of the primates during chimpanzee trekking in queen Elizabeth national park because it can attract the primates to eat some of your food and because they arr vulnerable species, they can easily contract the covi-19 virus.