In Uganda chimpanzee habituation is carried out at Kibale National Park, the park is located in Western Uganda, dominated by rainforest; the park is interspersed with tracts of grassland and swamp. Spanning altitudes of 1100-1590m, Kibale boasts a floral composition transitional to typical eastern Afro-montane and western lowland forest with more than 200 tree species recorded in total. Areas of mature forest are still liberally endowed with large buttressed mahoganies, tall fruit figs and other hardwood trees whose canopy is up to 60m above the ground.
Kibale National Park is awfully rich in primates, with 13 species recorded, the highest total for any Ugandan national park. Kibale forest is the most salient strong hold for of Uganda red colobus, but it support eight other diurnal primate species: vervet, red-tailed, L’Hoest’s and blue monkey, Uganda mangabey, black and white colobus, olive baboon and chimpanzee, there are 4590 chimpanzees in Uganda, Kibale National is a habitat to approximately 1400 chimpanzees.
Chimpanzee habituation experience
Kibale National Park is Best Park in East Africa where chimpanzee habituation experience is carried out; chimpanzee habituation permits cost 220 USD per person-you spend the whole day with the chimpanzees while chimpanzee trekking permits cost 150 USD per person to spend one hour with the chimpanzee in the park.
Chimpanzee habituation starts very early in morning you are advised to wake up very early prepare yourself have breakfast, pack lunch then meet your guide be briefed about what should be done and what should be done and set off into the jungle to see the mighty cousins. Chimpanzee habituation is an exciting activity-you will be able to see and stay with the chimpanzee the whole day, take colorful pictures and videos with our closest cousins. Please contact Adyeri Creations for your remarkable safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.
On your chimpanzee habituation safari you will be able to see some wild animals like Bush Pigs, forest buffaloes, forest elephants, red and blue duikers, hippos, and more than 330 bird species among others. Chimpanzee habituation is a lifetime experience-habituated chimpanzees are used to human beings, please send us an email or call us for your tailor made safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.
Accommodation at Kibale National Park
- Kibale Primate Lodge
- Kibale Forest Camp
- Kibale Safari Lodge
- Bigodi Community Lodge