Best chimpanzee trekking safari
The best chimpanzee trekking safari in Uganda is an unforgettable travel experience you need to add on your trip. Uganda has over 5000 chimpanzees and regarded as the best destination for primate watching in East Africa.
Chimpanzee trekking starts from the park headquarters with a briefing about the dos and don’ts while with endangered species. Rally behind the park ranger as you walk searching for chimpanzees. You will view a variety of beautiful bird species and other primate species. The tracking takes 1-3 hours and this will depend on the movement of Chimpanzees, on finding them take pictures and videos.
Chimpanzee habituation means watching primates in their natural environment all day long. This begins with an early morning breakfast and packed Lunch as you enter the forest to enjoy the behaviour of the chimpanzees. Watching primates for an hour or entire day in their natural habitats is an extremely interesting and quite awesome moment. These interesting primates are humanly-related with 98% of the human DNA. Chimpanzee habituation is only experienced in forests of Kibale and Budongo.
Kibale forest national park is the best place for chimpanzee trekking in East Africa. The park is commonly regarded as “primate capital of the world”. Out of the 5000 chimpanzees in Uganda, Kibale forest National park has approximately 1500 chimpanzee in total.
Other areas for watching chimpanzees are kalinzu forest, kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth, semliki and Budongo forest in Murchison falls national park.