3 Day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

3 Day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

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 stronghold for of Ugandan red colobus, but it supports eight other diurnal primate species: vervet, red-tailed, L’Hoest’s and blue monkey, Ugandan mangabey, black and white colobus, olive baboon and chimpanzee, there are 4590 chimpanzees in Uganda, Kibale National is a habitat to approximately 1400 chimpanzees.

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Gorilla habituation experience safari

Gorilla habituation experience safari

On this safari, visitors move under the guidance of the experienced researchers who habituate gorillas, spend more time and see how gorillas are habituated. During this activity, travelers get to visit semi habituated mountain gorillas which can hide in case they are not comfortable with their environment and behave in a manner that’s not usual. Each group going for gorilla habituation consists of four members and the participants should be 15 years and above.

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UWA to increase Gorilla Trekking Permits

UWA to increase Gorilla Trekking Permits

Gorilla trekking is an adventurous activity which involves going through difficulties through hiking but when you set your eyes on these gentle creatures, you don’t regret as to why you paid your money for the experience. In order to go for gorilla trekking, you should be physically fit because the activity involves hiking the high altitudes of the mountains where these mountain gorillas stay, visitors should also expect discomfort since hiking is done in the tropical rain forests in Bwindi, Volcanoes, Mgahinga and Virunga. Clients should also expect to use a lot of energy and time when looking for these gentle giants. However the load of work is reduced by the porters at the destination who are hired to carry some luggage for the clients so clients shouldn’t be worried about anything because the experience is worth it.

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Reasons why you should track mountain gorillas from Rwanda to Uganda

Reasons why you should track mountain gorillas from Rwanda to Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park both in Uganda are one of the best parks in the world one should visit. The park boasts of hosting half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the entire world with the rest being conserved in other parks like Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, Virunga in Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Big Five Wildlife Safaris in Uganda

Big Five Wildlife Safaris in Uganda

The big 5 are the five most dangerous species for the hunter to pursue over the years, tourism has attracted its own spin and these animals have become the most sought after by visitors on game drives in the pearl of Africa-Uganda. The big 6, although on balance I suppose Mountain Gorillas in southwestern Uganda might also be quite dangerous to hunt simply because they live in a family of up to 20 individuals.

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Rweteera Safari Park - Kibale National Park, Uganda

Rweteera Safari Park - Kibale National Park, Uganda

A bird watchers paradise with rare bird species namely African green broadbill, Doherty’s Bush-shrike, saddler-billed stock, standard winged nightjar, bar-tailed trogon, African spoonbill, marabou stork, great blue turaco, crested crane, black bee-eater among others. Rweteera safari park is the ideal base for a chimpanzee tracking and chimpanzee habituation adventure in the heart of Kibale National Park. As the budget concessionaire near the national park, the lodge offers tourists with an unrivaled encounter due to its location at the shores of Lake Nyabikere.

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Budget Chimpanzee Habituation Experience @ Kibale National Park-Uganda

Budget Chimpanzee Habituation Experience @ Kibale National Park-Uganda

Chimpanzee habituation starts very early in the morning, you are advised to wake up very early to prepare yourself have breakfast, packed lunch and 2 bottles of drinking water, then our driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters at Kanyanchu visitors information center where you will meet fellow trekkers before you hit the jungle. Our driver guide will accompany you and park ranger to the starting point of your chimpanzee habituation experience on their day to day activity. At the headquarters, our driver guide will leave in the hands of your guide be briefed about the rules and regulations before you 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 as they play and feed, take colorful pictures and videos with our closest cousins. Please contact Adyeri Creations Limited so we can tailor your primate safari in Uganda and Rwanda.

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Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge-Volcanoes National Park

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge-Volcanoes National Park

The stylish & well-equipped rooms combine ethnically influenced décor with something of a country house feel, extremely spacious, and come complete with log fire, mini-bar, tea/coffee- making facilities, mini-safe, direct-radio contact with the main building and a fabulously earthy bedroom with tub & shower. The restaurant & lounge area is in the main building & serves a different 3-course set menu daily.

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Luxury Gorilla Safaris in Rwanda from Kigali

Luxury Gorilla Safaris in Rwanda from Kigali

Gorilla tracking in the Virunga is a unique wildlife encounter, and one of Africa’s indisputable travel highlights. It is difficult to describe the simple exhilaration attached to first settle eyes on wild mountain Gorillas. These are enormous animals the silverbacks weigh about three times as much as the average Man and their bulk are exaggerated by a shaggily luxuriant coat. Gorillas are remarkably peaceful creatures, certainly by comparison with most primates.

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Apoka Safari Lodge-Kidepo Valley National Park

Apoka Safari Lodge-Kidepo Valley National Park

From the veranda of the Apoka, watch a constant parade of wildlife across the landscape, including elephants, cheetahs, bat-eared fox, giraffes, hartebeest, bushbuck, waterbuck, warthog, striped hyena, zebras, buffalos, antelopes, and over 300 species of birds. With your trained guide, track game along the sandy riverbed, and then dive off a huge boulder into Uganda's only rock pool.

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Best National Park to see Cheetahs on your Uganda Wildlife Safari

Best National Park to see Cheetahs on your Uganda Wildlife Safari

Cheetahs prefer the open plain savannah, grassland and mountains landscape found in Pian Upe Game Reserve and Kidepo Valley National Park, they prey on relatively small animals like antelopes, relying on the sight to locate, stalk and begin pursuits. They select vigilant animals on the edge of them as victims. Although Cheetahs are the world’s fastest land mammal, they cannot maintain their top speed of 65 m/h for more than about 300 meters, so unless they can get closer to their prey undetected before starting their chase, they are rarely successful.

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When is the best time to trek chimps in Uganda

When is the best time to trek chimps in Uganda

Uganda is gifted with more than 5,000 chimpanzees in the wild because of its diverse natural endowments and beauty. In Uganda, there are 4 national parks where you can trek habituated chimpanzees, Kibale National Park is home to the largest family of habituated chimpanzees, and more than 100 habituated chimps are residents, Kyambura Gorge is commonly known as the valley of Apes and Kalinzu Forest Reserve in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Budongo forest inside Murchison Falls National Park, Semuliki National Park and Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary on Lake Victoria.

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Women Primate and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda

Women Primate and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda

Rwanda has a lot to offer for women who want to see primates and wildlife, there are 3 game parks where you trek primates and also track wildlife. Nyungwe Forest National Park is famed for endemic birds and primates including chimpanzee, black and white colobus, red-tailed monkey among others inhabit the largest surviving montane forest in East Africa. Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s only savannah reserve, home to big 5 animals, various antelope and bird species. You can also track mountain gorillas and golden monkey in the beautiful landscape of Volcanoes National Park. Please contact Adyeri Creations Limited so we can tailor your safari in Uganda and Rwanda.

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Chimpanzee Trekking @ Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda

Chimpanzee Trekking @ Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda

A total of 49 orphaned Chimpanzees reside at Ngamba Island Sanctuary, there are two sessions of viewing Chimps at the island – the morning session starts in the morning till mid-day and the afternoon session usually starts at mid-day till late in the evening when chimps finish feeding.

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Best Places to see Lions in Uganda

Best Places to see Lions in Uganda

Kidepo valley national park lies between Uganda’s borders with Kenya and Southern Sudan, about 520 km from Kampala. Kidepo is arguably one of Africa’s most breathtaking wildernesses. Lions in Kidepo are bigger and heavier than lions at Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park because they feast on large herds of buffalos that roam in the Park.

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Wildlife Safaris @ Queen Elizabeth National Park-Western Uganda

Wildlife Safaris @ Queen Elizabeth National Park-Western Uganda

wildlife safari experience through Kasenyi Plains or the ishasha sector offers a good chance of seeing sitatuga antelopes, warthog, savannah elephants, lions, leopards, civet, water bucks, topis among others. Taking an experienced guided game drive in the morning or evening is the most successful way to track wide range of mammals in their natural habitat.

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Gorilla Safari Lodge @ Rushaga region-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla Safari Lodge @ Rushaga region-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

There are 8 cottages, two of which are double-roomed family units for families or for those traveling together.  The rooms are nicely furnished and one of the added pluses is that each cottage has a fireplace to take the chill out of the cold Bwindi Impenetrable Forest nights.  It does get chilly here due to the elevation of the area.  The cottages are solar-powered and there is plenty of hot water for a nice shower after gorilla tracking.

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