Albertine Edemic Primate Species In Africa : The Albertine endemic primate species are primate species that are restricted/ native to the Albertine rift. The western arm of the rift valley that covers parts of Uganda, Rwanda, the democratic republic of Congo and Burundi which harbor a number of different attractions that will make your safari experience quite memorable. The name “Albertine rift is derived from the long stretching lake Albert which marks the northern tip of the feature. The Albertine rift cuts through a number of national parks in the different countries for instance Mgahinga national park in Uganda which is home to a number of different primate species especially the Albertine species and in this article we are going to give you an insight about the different destinations where you will watch the primates and the activities that you will have to take part in to observe the species
The mountain gorillas are the most notable Albertine endemic primate species that can be seen when you participate in gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park for the gorilla safaris in Uganda, gorilla trekking in Virunga national park which will lead you to the habituated gorilla families along the Virunga mountains. In Uganda, you will access the species by hiking the Virunga mountain in Uganda namely mount sabyinyo, mount muhabura and mount gahinga and which taking part in gorilla trekking in Congo, you will access the species by hiking mount Mikeno which will lead you to the habituated gorilla families in Congo among other rewarding attractions. Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will get to spend an hour with them observing the behavior of the species as they participate in their different activities in the wild. Travellers can also watch the mountain gorillas by participating in gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park where you will have to access the species by hiking the Virunga mountains in Rwanda which will give you access to the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda.
The golden monkeys are also another rewarding Albertine endemic primate species that can either be seen in Uganda, Rwanda or Congo with golden monkey trekking in Uganda, you will hike the Virunga mountains in Mgahinga national park, you will also participate in golden monkey trekking in Congo which will lead you to Virunga mountains, you can also participate in golden monkey trekking Virunga national park which will; lead you to the habituated golden monkey troops in the wild for an amazing safari experience. it will lead you to high elevations of the mountains since the species are found in the bamboo trees which means travellers will have to be physically fit to participate in the activity.
Owl faced monkey
The owl face d monkey can also be seen among the Albertine endemic species in Africa while you embark on the safari for a memorable safari experience. You will get to watch the species as by participating in primate tracking which will lead you to the owl faces monkey when you make your way to Kahuzi biega national park, Mgahinga national park and Virunga national park which will lead you to the species.
You can also watch the eastern lowland gorilla as part of the Albertine endemic primate species in Africa as you participate in gorilla trekking in Kahuzi biega national park which will give you the chance to understand more about the species interesting about the activity is the fact that travellers will get to understand more about the species and their differences from the mountain gorillas in the wild for an amazing safari experience. you can obtain a gorilla trekking permit in Kahuzi biega at a price of 450USD which will give you access to species for one hour. Also important to note is the fact that gorilla trekking in Congo is cheaper compared to other gorilla trekking destinations in Africa
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