Chimpanzee tracking experience – One of the most exciting animals to see on a safari is the chimpanzee experience. Also, next to gorillas, these are the most popular primate species among tourists. Uganda has a population of close to 5000 chimpanzees distributed in the various forests and game parks if you are looking to see chimpanzees in east Africa, Uganda is the best choice you could ever make. With various forests and national parks, it is the best place in East Africa to see chimpanzees. In West and Central Africa, there is a lot of human encroachment on chimpanzee habitats and the hunting of chimpanzees for meat
We understand that the cost of chimpanzee permits can vary depending on the season and location. During high season, permits range from USD100.00 to USD150.00 per person per trek, while prices may differ in low season. It’s essential to check with us for any potential changes in pricing.
Different areas for chimpanzee trekking come with varying permit fees, reflecting the likelihood of encountering these primates. For instance, permits in Kibale cost USD150.00, in Chambura Gorge they are USD50.00, and in Budongo forest, they are priced at USD80.00. The Chimpanzee Habituation permit is available at USD200.00 per person per trek, covering park entry fees, the guidance of a game ranger, and tracking activity. Additionally, we recommend hiring a porter for an extra USD20.00, who can provide valuable assistance during the challenging trek.
Feel free to reach out to us for any inquiries regarding the best tracking points and locations. Additionally, we are here to ensure you have the ultimate chimpanzee experience that aligns perfectly with your holiday plans.
The best time to trek chimpanzees can be at any time of the year and whoever is interested is advised to book his or her Chimpanzee permit in advance, especially during the high season where permits tend to sell out quickly. his is for those who have limited time and want to see the Chimpanzee, Ngamba Island on Lake Victoria where orphaned and rescued Chimpanzees are looked after when they lose their communities is the best option that we recommend to clients since the primates can be easily accessed.
Chimpanzee Habituation Experience (CHEX) is available on a full or half-day basis starting. booking for this activity is required. Early visitors can watch chimps leaving their overnight nests between 6:00 and 6:30 a.m. before feeding, copulating, hunting, breastfeeding, resting, patrolling, and displaying until it is time to build new nests around 7 p.m.