Access to Chimpanzee permits on a Ugandan Safari! Uganda’s commitment to enhancing its tourism sector is evident through collaborative efforts from various stakeholders. Visitors’ experiences are enriched with substantial improvements every two years. Recently, a consensus was reached to adjust the prices of gorilla and chimpanzee permits, effective July 1, 2020. Notably, there has been an increase in chimpanzee permits for Kibale Forest National Park, elevating the experience from $150 to $200. Likewise, the captivating Habituation Experience, providing an even deeper insight into the lives of these primates, has been adjusted to $250 from its previous rate of $200 for the year 2020/2021.
These adjustments reflect Uganda’s dedication to preserving its rich biodiversity and offering unparalleled encounters with its remarkable wildlife. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of this vibrant and dynamic conservation effort. Book your permits now and immerse yourself in the wonders of Kibale Forest National Park! The price of other chimp trekking places such as Kyambura gorge, Budongo forest, Kalinzu has been maintained at their previous cost.
Kibale Forest National park is a primate capital and a first stop Centre for chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. The tropical rain forest is home to the highest population of chimpanzees along with other 12 primates. Chimpanzees are listed among the endangered species which if not handled with care can get extinct denying the future generation a chance to meet their lost cousins and thus this increase greatly lead to increased efforts to conserve these primates.
Travelers who have already confirmed their tracking dates with full payment, both before and after 1st July 2020, will remain unaffected by this implementation. Uganda Wildlife Authority officials will thoroughly review your payment timeline before issuing the permit for validation. This provides an excellent opportunity for you to secure your permits well in advance, ensuring you won’t be impacted by the new tariff. Don’t miss out on this chance to plan your wildlife adventure with peace of mind. Book your permits early and enjoy an uninterrupted tracking experience!
Chimpanzee trekking adventure, available in both morning and afternoon sessions. You’ll receive a comprehensive briefing at the headquarters, equipping you with essential do’s and don’ts while in the forest or sanctuary. Following this, you’ll venture into the forest to track the chimpanzees. The treks are organized into two shifts: the first commences at 8:00 AM, and the second at 2:00 PM. Given the playful nature of these primates, the trek may extend for several hours. However, once you locate them, you’re granted a precious hour to observe their lifestyle, ask questions, and capture abundant photographs.
For an even more immersive experience, consider participating in chimpanzee habituation in Kibale National Park. This thrilling four-hour activity provides an in-depth understanding of how these primates are habituated and taught to interact peacefully with human encounters. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to connect with Uganda’s remarkable wildlife in their natural habitat. Book your trekking experience now!
You can book chimpanzee permits directly from Uganda wildlife Authority head office in Kampala or through a tour operator/agent like us, At Safari Vacations & Travel Services we offer you the service of securing permits to have an encounter to the chimps at no cost once you secure booking with us and organizing for you the entire safari.
Conclusively increase on the cost of chimpanzee permits price in Uganda is of great importance as it is one way to help generate more money to facilitate efforts to save the lives of chimpanzees in the wild while also helping enhance livelihoods of a local resident in the nearby local communities.