Another cheaper alternative to gorilla trekking is a chimpanzee safari where you grab a chance to enjoy a rewarding primate experience. The Pearl of Africa is blessed with a variety of thrilling destinations where you can enjoy chimpanzee trekking and encounter man’s closest relative in the wild in an enclosed space. Kibale forest national park is ranked as the top chimpanzee tracking destination in Uganda and it is popularly known as the “Primate Capital of East Africa”. It is home to over 1500 chimpanzee population plus other 12 primate species.
Other destinations where you can go chimpanzee trekking in Uganda include Budongo forest & Kaniyo-Papid forest in Murchison Falls National Park, Kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kalinzu forest, Semuliki valley and the Ngamba Island sanctuary where you encounter with the orphan injured chimpanzees rescued from poachers.
A guided primate walk through the forest is the perfect way to see the chimpanzee communities as well as numerous plant & tree species and if lucky you may spot some elephants, buffaloes or cats roaming the forest. We at Show Me Africa Safaris organize affordable chimpanzee trekking adventures in Uganda for all types of travelers.
We will get you a professional driver guide along with comfortable safari vehicle and also book for your accommodation as well chimpanzee permits.