Can I Trek Chimpanzees In Kyambura Gorge



Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge is an interesting tourism adventure that is being done at Queen Elizabeth National Park in the Kyambura Gorge sector. Trekking with chimpanzees in this sector is rewarding and adventurous for many travelers who are interested in searching for chimpanzees in the Queen Elizabeth National Park’s tropical rainforest. Take part in the chimpanzee Uganda safari experience that offers an insight into discovering Queen Elizabeth National Park's natural wildlife species and scenic endless panoramic views of the wilderness, as well as other primate species such as black and white colobus monkeys, baboons, and red-tailed monkeys, among many more.


Queen Elizabeth National Park is best known as Uganda’s second-largest national park, perched in Kasese district in southwestern Uganda, and Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest national park, perched in northern Uganda. Chimpanzee trekking experiences can be tailor-made and combined with unlimited wildlife game drive viewing safaris and birding adventures for unforgettable memories of Uganda, the pearl of Africa's wilderness encounters.


Queen Elizabeth National Park doesn’t only protect the beautiful chimpanzees but is also best known for the famous tree-climbing lions that are located in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.  Queen Elizabeth national park also accommodates the wonderful kazinga channel that separates lake George and lake Edward, it protects the mighty crater lakes which are salty in nature, it’s also home to the great sceneries of the Mweya peninsular, Queen Elizabeth national park is mainly occupied by the open savannah grassland, tropical rain forest, woodland, and shrubs favoring the survival of many wildlife species flora and fauna scenic beauties.


Wildlife species to expect besides chimpanzee trekking include tree-climbing lions, sitatunga giraffes, the large herds of elephants, zebras, herds of buffaloes, leopards, antelopes, hippos, eland, topis, and Oribis.


Besides chimpanzee trekking experience in the kyambura gorge sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, chimpanzee trekking encounters can be unmatched in other places such as Kibale forest national park mostly known as the primates’ capital in Uganda, the only destination where chimpanzee habituation experience takes place, kalinzu forest, and Budongo forest in Murchison falls national park.


What is the cost of chimpanzee trekking permits in the kyambura gorge?

Chimpanzee trekking experience in kyambura gorge is more affordable than Kibale forest national park and offers almost the same experience thus kyambura gorge is considered the best destination for budget tourists who are interested in enjoying the chimpanzee experience on their  Uganda adventure safari, although, despite the price differences between kyambura gorge and Kibale forest national park, the fact still remains that Kibale forest national park is famous and best-known place for chimpanzee trekking safari destination in East Africa.


 Uganda wildlife authority is the body of the government that is responsible for issuing Chimpanzee trekking experience permits in kyambura gorge at a fee of 50 USD per person per day and Kibale forest national park permit costs 200 USD per person per day, and chimpanzee habituation experience costs 250 USD per person per day, therefore chimpanzee trekking experience in kyambura is cheaper compared to Kibale forest national park.


How to book for chimpanzee trekking permit in the kyambura gorge?

 chimpanzee trekking permits for the Kyambura gorge sector of Queen Elizabeth national park are issued by the Uganda wildlife authority headquarter offices situated in Kampala therefore tourists who are interested in chimpanzee trekking adventure can either book directly with the Uganda wildlife Authority or with Devine African Safaris which is your Uganda and Rwanda destination experts. However, travelers are advised to make their booking in advance for a chimpanzee trekking permit in order to secure proper arrangements and the best planning for your incredible chimpanzee safari encounters.


How is trekking chimpanzee in the kyambura gorge?

Kyambura gorge is located in a tropical rain forest simply known as a jungle in Queen Elizabeth national park. Kyambura gorge chimpanzee trekking in the forest jungle, be aware of hiking the muddy, slippery rolling hills of Kyambura gorge, walking via the wet grounds regardless of the season you are planning to travel, you will move within the thorny bush and a rough vegetation covers. Along the chimpanzee trek, travelers can enjoy other interesting things such as birding calls from different bird species, view primate species in the forest such as baboons like olive baboons, white and Black Colobus monkey, red-tailed monkeys, and grey checked mangabey among others.


What to pack for chimpanzee trekking adventure safari?

Kyambura gorge is situated in the  tropical rain forest,  rain should be expected any time therefore travelers should not forget to carry their waterproof rain jacket, strong lighter gumboots that enhance your movement in the jungle, an African hat that protects your head from many things, a hiking stick is required as well to support your movements in the jungle, long trousers for both women and men, long shirts and tops for ladies that  protects the skin from thorny bushes and bites from the wild insects among other.


Contact Devine African Safaris for more information regarding chimpanzee trekking adventure safari in kyambura gorges of Queen Elizabeth national park.


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