Chimpanzee trek and habituation cost – Chimpanzee habituation refers to the process where visitors with a researcher and trekker guide are taken through tracked chimpanzee families to spend time observing and creating friendly environment between human beings and the primates usually a full day, it’s an experience where the primates get to learn how to behave normal once they encounter with human beings. chimpanzee trek and habituation cost differ due to differences in their trek.
Chimpanzee habituation in Uganda is done in Kibale National Park a place where we find the close cousins to human beings possessing 98% DNA, they are led with an Alfa male which maintains order during fights and live in communities of about 20-70 individuals.
A well grown male chimpanzee can weigh between 40-70 kg while an adult female chimpanzee weighs between 25-50 kg with a life time expectancy of 40-60 years.
Chimpanzee trek and habituation cost experience is regulated by Uganda Wildlife Authority which is mandated to issue chimpanzee permits depending on the date, month and year when they intend to visit Uganda, the tracking permits are not issued to children under the age of 15years. You can choose to book for the permits from Uganda Wildlife Authority or lease the process to a tour operator agent and safari vacations & travel services ltd will always be there to offer you this service. Once we get notified about the availability of you preferred dates then we will write back to you so that you can make payments and we secure your permits however those interested in tracking chimpanzee from Budongo Forest and Kalinzu Eco Tourism you need to contact National Forestry Authority who are responsible for these primates in the forest. Therefore while on a Uganda safari for chimpanzee trek you can tailor make your safari for other activities like Gorilla trekking, wildlife adventure, birding and white water rafting among others since the country has a lot to offer. Contact safari vacations & travel services ltd for more details.
To ensure that you get accurate information upon acquiring a chimpanzee trek and habituation cost and availability of permit all you need to do is contact a local tour company for the best and easy booking for your permits, accommodation, and transport among others throughout your stay in Uganda.
Prices vary with locations i.e. National parks or Forests where you would love to do you’re trekking. Budongo Forest Chimpanzee permits cost USD90.00 per person per trek, Kibale National Park cost USD150.00 per person per trek during high season and USD100.00 during low season, Chambura permits cost USD50.00 per person per trek in both high and low season
Every one intending to do Chimpanzee trekking should know that prices are subjected to changes at any time and thus feel free to inquire from Safari vacations & travel services ltd for any updates upon your planned safari.