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Primate safari Uganda

Uganda primate safari

This is the most required safari in Africa and Uganda ranks the best and finest destination you can for the most rewarding primate safaris in Africa and probably in the whole world. Despite the flagging primate populace in Africa and the whole world at large, Uganda has managed to endure its primate community for a long period of time, and the good news is the totals are rapidly accumulating year in, year out. And thanks all go to the Uganda Wildlife Authority which has tirelessly worked so hard to make sure and certain that all primates and other wildlife possessions/resources are sustained/tolerated. But of course with the help of the stakeholders, the society/you inclusive, all primate trekking permits sold to trekkers to Uganda has given a hand to the Uganda Wildlife Authority to enable it make the sustainability programs effective and fruitful, and all this has cemented way for more merged sustainability programs in different primate tour destinations/terminus in Uganda like Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Kibale National Park, Kalinzu Forest Reserve, Budongo Forest,Kyambura gorge,etc.

It’s only through Uganda Primate safaris that you can learn more and find out about the different primate species in Uganda-pearl of Africa. About 13 species of primates are sheltered/housed by the tropical forests positioned in Uganda-the mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park plus other primates like olive baboon, patas monkeys, black & white colobus monkeys, Lhotse’s monkeys all found in Kibale National Park. A primate safari in Uganda gives an opportunity to view the chimpanzees playing in the dense tropical rain forests of Uganda –pearl of Africa, the baboons gazing keenly at you along the park roadsides, plus prodigy at the remarkable but threatened mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Mgahinga Gorilla National park. Spending precious time with the mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat/territory is the most respected and cherished time in your Uganda Primate safari experience. In fact, the Uganda primate safari is the high point/climax of any African Journey.

Primate presence or existence in Uganda is highly managed by the conducive weather of the section/region which permits the growth of the dense tropical rain forests in different regions of the country. Remember the tropical rain forest are the safe harbor/anchorage for a total of primate species and other wildlife. Uganda –Pearl of Africa is well recognized for the great and finest primate populace concealed in the dense forests with in the country. It’s funny that primates in Uganda are characterized with the fact the they have the same DNA as we humans, the chimpanzees do own and have almost the same structures, characters, behavioral patterns like copulation, the 4 limbs, the tool practice skills, etc.


Activities one can enjoy during the Uganda primate safari

There is a stunning outline of activities that can enable you never to forget your experience via the Uganda primate safari. And these involve the following

Encounter Gorilla Habituation

Uganda primate safari does grant you an opportunity to relish mountain gorilla habituation in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. And it’s on record that in the whole world its only Uganda where you can meet mountain Gorilla Habituation, Bwindi Impenetrable National park is marked and ranked with sheltering the largest populace of mountain gorillas-about half of world’s mountain gorilla totals, residing in different sections within the park. Rushaga section is where Gorilla Habituation is conducted from within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Look at this, Gorilla Habituation is not totally considered as a traveler’s activity but more of a research activity conducted and supervised by researchers/experts from the shadow primatogists in line with the professional game wardens/rangers. But then Uganda Wildlife Authority saw it pleasant if you combine the group and teach the mountain Gorillas some human habits in order to make Gorilla trekking an attractive experience for several travelers/trekkers. Gorilla Habituation is intended for the fact that the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can/get used to human meetings in their natural homes.

Encounter Chimpanzee Habituation

This meeting is not much different from that of Gorillas but Chimpanzee Habituation is instead practiced and occurs in Kibale National Park of which this park is known as -the primate capital of the world. Kibale National Park does shelter a high Chimpanzee populace in East Africa (about 1,400 Chimpanzees) which reside in the deep forest zones. Chimpanzee Habituation does grant you an opportunity to spend and enjoy a full day with these endangered chimpanzee species, also closest relatives to humans. This full day you spend with them enables you learn and get to know more about their ways/habits, way of living, etc. Also you get to enjoy naming the newly born chimps in this National Park. Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale National Park is conducted in low tourism season due to the delicate research program and the outcome is raised and used to fortify the primate sustainability projects in Uganda.

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Uganda Primate safari does grant you an opportunity to trek mountain gorillas in their comfortable home in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Now unlike the extensive Gorilla Habituation, Gorilla trekking is affordable and reasonable and the most booked activity in Uganda and does high spots primate tours in the whole world on the African continent. This activity is the finest alternative in East Africa, for all trekkers. Due to the fact that Uganda shelters the largest gorilla populace among the National parks on the Virunga Preservation area, Volcanoes National Park & Virunga National Park. You can locate the mountain Gorilla group in Buhoma section of Bwindi Impenetrable within the shortest trekking distance possible and relish 1 hr with these gentle giants and then get time and chance take photos while with them, and possibly learn more about them too.

Chimpanzee Trekking

This activity is conducted from Kibale National Park but still you can do it or engage in Chimpanzee trekking in other destinations like Kyambura gorge (Queen Elizabeth National Park), Kalinzu forest reserve in Kasese, Budongo Forest in Murchison falls National Park to mention but a few. This activity (Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale National Park) is the high spot for almost all the panoramas in the park. Chimpanzee trekking will permit you have to get 1 hr spending it with the threatened chimpanzees, get to know more about their ways, habits, and do take some heroic photos among others but also get chance to spot other primates of the forest like the black and white colobus monkeys, the red tailed monkeys, olive baboons, vervet monkeys, etc.

Golden monkey trekking

Golden monkey trekking activity is another of its kind conducted in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park to complement both Gorilla trekking and Chimpanzee trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Kibale National Park respectively. Uganda is blessed with Golden monkey populace much as they are critically an endangered species of all primates recorded in the world. The Rocky Mountains of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park does shelter a huge populace of Golden monkeys in Uganda. Golden monkeys do derive their name from the golden fur on their cheeks and at the back, typically stunning and remarkable primates and spotting them is one of the primate safari accomplishment you can note down apart from Gorilla trekking. Like gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking, still with Golden monkey trekking one should have a trekking permit as well. Remember its only in Mgahinga national park where we can find Golden Monkeys in East African

Please do book your Uganda Primate safari with us monumental Expeditions Safaris, an experienced safari operator and remember to book in advance so as to avoid any irregularities. Book your gorilla trekking safaris, Chimpanzee trekking and Golden monkey trekking as well and the peak season is the finest for this Uganda Primate safari.