everyone interested in Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda require a Chimpanzee permit for Kibale Forest National Park, Kyambura Gorge, Karinzu Eco tourism site or Budongo Forest. Chimpanzee permits booking for Kibale Forest National Park as well as Kyambura Gorge is done by Uganda Wildlife Authority and anyone can obtain one by visiting their head offices in Kampala just after Uganda Museum.
We always request our clients to inform Great Adventure Safaris about their National park interests, and for those who are interested in Chimpanzee tracking should let us about their dates, month and year when they wish to visit Uganda. Great Adventures Uganda team will then check availability of Chimpanzee permits at the Uganda Wildlife Authority offices for those specific dates. Once we find that Chimpanzee permits available, then we get back to you with an invoice to make payment and once funds hit our Bank account, we then book your Chimpanzee permits and all other services of your safari to Uganda the primate capital of Africa. If you combine your Chimpanzee trekking trip with other activities like site seeing, Gorilla trekking and Wildlife viewing your safari experience can be better than you expected. Our team specializes in tailor made and group tours to all National Parks in Uganda and Rwanda and also provides timely and accurate information on booking permits for your trek. Those interested on booking Chimpanzee permits for Budongo Forest and Karinzu Eco tourism site, you need to contact the National Forest Authority who are in charge of these forests. Permits for Budongo are booked through Uganda Lodges.
Chimpanzee permits in Uganda requires information and knowledge on prices since they are booked through different offices. Kibale Forest National Park permits cost USD200.00 per person per trek, Kyambura Gorge Permits cost USD50.00 per person per trek, Budongo Forest permits cost USD90.00 per person per trek. All these prices are subject to change and we encourage you to contact Great Adventures Safaris for your planned trip and we advise accordingly.
While booking your Chimpanzee permits for trekking in Uganda you should be aware of the fact that there is some age limit for trekking Chimpanzees. Others will tell you 12 years, and others will tell you 15 years just like Gorilla trekking. Please inquire about the age limit before booking Chimpanzee permits in Uganda.
Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda is done two times a day with the first one in the morning and the second in the afternoon. In forests like Kibale National Park, Chimpanzees live in communities of more than 150 individuals. Community members split into small parties like families during the day to avoid competition on food. They later rejoin in the evening to build nests for overnight. In Kibale National Park, each party is trekked by 6 people both in the morning and the afternoon. Gear for Gorilla trekking is same as that of Chimpanzee trekking. For more information on booking Chimpanzee permits in Uganda as well as all frequently asked questions about Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda, how to book permits, where to stay, when to pay for your permits, best time to trek Chimpanzees, drive time and many more feel free to drop us an email Great Adventures Uganda team will get back to you asp.