Best time to trek Chimpanzees in Uganda – Dry or wet season?
We do have different places where you can find the Best time to trek Chimpanzees in Uganda. Uganda is the best Country in East Africa with over 5,000 Chimpanzees for Chimpanzees ready for trekking which includes a one hour tracking experience with the Chimpanzee, and the whole day Chimpanzee Habituation experience with the Chimpanzee, also known as CHEX.
Kibale National Park and best time to trek Chimpanzees in Uganda
Kibale Forest National Park is one of the best places for Chimpanzee tracking and the whole day Chimpanzee Habituation experience (CHEX),with 1450 Chimpanzee and 13 other primates species, Kibale National Park has the most Chimpanzees in Uganda and Africa as a whole. But both can also be done in Budongo Forest in Murchison Falls National Park. Others areas where Chimpanzee trekking is done in Uganda are Kyambura Gorge found in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kalinzu Forest reserve also close to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We also have a sanctuary on Mgamba Island on Lake Victoria where orphaned and rescued Chimpanzees are looked after when they lose their communities, this is for those who have limited time and want to see the Chimpanzee. Participate in the feeding process with the care takers and see how these Chimpanzees are fed on a daily basis.
The Chimpanzees are one of Uganda’s main tourist attractions along with the Mountain Gorillas. Chimpanzee trekking is one of the most popular activities for nature lovers in Uganda.
Best time to trek chimpanzees can be at any time of the year and whoever is interested is advised to book his or her Chimpanzee permit in advance especially during the high season where permits tend to sell out quickly.
With our team at Great Adventures Safaris we can help you check availability of Chimpanzee permits at the Uganda Wildlife Authority and organize your planned trip to the Chimpanzee accordingly. Feel free to contact us with your suggested travel dates and budget and we advise you accordingly.