Chimpanzee habituation in Uganda is among the most rewarding tourism activities that you can take part in during your primate safaris in Uganda. The chimpanzee habituation process in Uganda is not as popular as chimpanzee trekking in Uganda however with this article you will get to explore how rewarding the activity is and also get to experience observing the gorillas with their authenticity before they are introduced for chimpanzee trekking in Uganda.

3 Days Uganda Chimpanzee Habituation

Uganda is among the countries in East Africa with the most numbers of chimpanzees t should be noted that you can see about 5000 chimpanzee of which 1500 chimpanzees that can be accessed in kibale National park.  Chimpanzee habituation in Uganda is only carried out in kibale national park where you will access the chimpanzee troops that are under the habituation. Chimpanzee habituation involves the training chimpanzee to get accustomed to human presence which is quite different from the chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park where the troops are used to human presence during chimpanzee habituation in kibale National Park you will get the opportunity to observe the authentic reactions of the chimpanzee in the wild and this takes about 2-3 hours

Chimpanzee habituation in Uganda
Chimp Safaris

To take part in chimpanzee habituation in Uganda, you should first observe a chimpanzee habituation permit in Uganda from the Uganda wildlife authority or from a trusted tour operator at a price of 200 USD which is much more expensive compared to chimpanzee trekking permit in Uganda at a price of 150USD.  Interesting about your chimpanzee habituation experience in Uganda, you will get the opportunity to observe the chimpanzee troops for four hours which beats the 1 hour when it comes to the chimpanzee trekking experience in Uganda. The activity starts as early as 6:30am where you will set out to the kibale forests and make your way to the chimpanzee troops that are under the habituation process therefore you will get the opportunity watch a number of rewarding opportunity attractions in the park like the Central African Monkey, the Black and White Colobus Monkey, the Blue Monkey, the L’Hoest’s Monkey and the Ugandan Red Colobus Monkey and many other rewarding attractions in the park and when you get to the chimpanzee troop understand the habituation process, you will get the opportunity to observe their behavior like how they breast feed their young ones, you will get to observe the behavior of the chimpanzees in the troops for instance you will get to see the adult males and females mating with one another, you will get to watch the juveniles grooming one another for an amazing experience in the wild.

After your rewarding experience in the park you can also take part in a number of rewarding activities in kibale national park to make your Uganda safari quite memorable and among the different activities that you can take part in include;

Participate in primate tracking in kibale national park which will give you the chance to observe the 12 primate species that can be seen in the park like the baboons, black and white colobus monkey and many other primate species to make the activity quite rewarding. It should also be noted that the park has the largest number of primate species that can be seen in Uganda.

Chimpanzee trekking is the most famous activity in kibale national park because of the large numbers of chimpanzees that can be seen however as part of your chimpanzee trekking safari in Uganda, you can take part in chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth national park in the Kyambura gorge, you can also take part in chimpanzee trekking in Budongo to make your safari experience quite memorable.

You can take part in birding in kibale national park because of the fact that the park is among the most famous pots for birding safaris in Uganda where you will get to see a number of migratory bird species for an amazing experience in the country and the specie that can be seen include; African Darter, African Wattle Lapwing, Blue-Cheeked Bee-eater, Common Squacco Heron, Crowned Lap wing, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Great Egret and many other rewarding attractions.

Chimpanzee habituation in Uganda
Chimpanzee Trekking

During your Uganda safari, aside from kibale national park you can visit a number of national parks ion Uganda and you take part in the different activities and these include; gorilla trekking in Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park, hiking the Virunga mountains in Uganda, you can participate in the game drives in queen Elizabeth  national park, you can participate in the boat cruise in Murchison falls national park and get to watch the world’s most powerful national park for an amazing safari experience.

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