Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Uganda, Chimpanzees are humans closest living relation, sharing up to 98.8% DNA resemblance, Humans are believed to have evolved from chimpanzees. Just like humans, Chimpanzees live in social communities in grasslands, woodlands and rainforests. Uganda has up to 80% of Africa’s chimpanzee population.
They walk on all four limbs, chimpanzees can stand and walk upright, they swing from tree to tree, they hunt in groups and they are omnivores and they feed on meat, plant, insects, Like the Gorillas, chimpanzees also build nests and enjoy resting on the trees. Organizing themselves in families, chimpanzees also have heads for their groups who is elected depending on their might and power.
In Uganda, Chimpanzees are found in reserves, forests and national parks like Budongo, Kalinzu, Kyambura, Kibale Forest National Park, Ngamba Island Sanctuary but habituation takes place in Kibale National Park, the only place where you are sure to have the best experience relating with the worlds closest relatives.
An hour spent with the chimpanzees in the forest on a normal chimpanzee tracking is an experience in one’s life. Consider spending more than 6 hours while habituating the Forest Giants, this will bring a lifetime memory and this happens in Uganda.
Kibale forest Ranks high with chimpanzee population of over 1500. This makes it a must visit destination. A standard chimpanzee tracking permit costs $150 with a fully habituated chimpanzee group for only 1 hour with the group, this leaves you calling for more time. This therefore, call us to tailor with you a habituation experience that will cost only $220 a permit for the whole day and you leave with a ray of memories.
Chimpanzee habituation safaris is another amazing activity that Range Land Safaris is placing on your menu when travelling to Uganda. Most tourists visiting the Kibale forest have left with a desire to track the chimpanzees more and more, this is due to less information about how long they will spend with the chimps in the forest. A full day Chimpanzee habituation experience is the solution to your memorable safari to the Pearl of Africa.
Chimpanzee habituation is an activity of spending an all day with a group of Chimpanzees that is being habituated. The experience is that; during the activity, you will learn a lot about their behaviors, social life, parenting, feeding and genetic composition than you would learn on a standard Chimpanzee Trek in Kibale Forest
The experience is conducted by the experienced primatologist of the Uganda Wildlife Authority who takes on the day long to spot carefully. This is not only chimpanzees being habituated, the activity includes other forest residents that include among them, different species of monkeys, forest elephants, birds, butterflies, snakes and tree species.
The habituation experience is an added activity on your trip and include a range of accommodations within and outside the Kibale Forest There are options for all budgets that include Ndali Lodge, Papaya Lake Lodge, Primate Lodge, Crater safari Lodge, Kibale forest Camp and Chimpanzee Guest house.