Where Can You See The Chimpanzees In Uganda : Chimpanzees in Uganda are the second most visited primates second to the mountain gorillas and endangered gorilla species which is the most sought after attraction in the country that have gained popularity of over the years with a number of travellers interested in watching the behavior of the species in their natural habitat for a memorable Uganda safari experience. While participating in the primate safaris in Uganda, the chimpanzees will give you an amazing wildlife experience in the country as you visit the d9ifferent national parks in Uganda and the sanctuary. Here’s all you need to know where you can see the chimpanzees in Uganda.

3 days Kibale national park safari

National parks

A number of travellers will have the opportunity to choose from the different national parks in Uganda which will give you access to the endangered chimpanzees in Uganda which will lead you to a number of activities like chimpanzee trekking in and chimpanzee habituation that will give you an insight about the behavior of the primates in the wild. Participate in chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park where you will get to watch the largest numbers of habituated chimpanzee troops, you can also participate in chimpanzee trekking in queen Elizabeth national park in the Kyambura gorge which is the cheapest chimpanzee trekking destination in Uganda and chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest as you make your way to Murchison falls national park the largest national park on Uganda.

Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda involves travellers visiting the different chimpanzee trekking destinations in Uganda which will help you understand more about the species in the wild that will make your safari experience quite memorable. Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will get to track the species that are accustomed to human presence hence making you understand more about how the species co-exist with one another.

Where Can You See The Chimpanzees In Uganda
Chimpanzee Trekking in Kyambura Gorge

You can also participate in chimpanzee habituation in Uganda is only carried out in Kibale national park which will give you the chance to participating in training the species to get accustomed to human presence which will give you the chance to have an authentic experience in the wild that will give you the opportunity to understand more about how the species co-exist with one another , you will watch the adult females in the group with swollen bottoms that symbolize that they are ready for mating. You will also get to watch how the adult females breastfeed the infants and many other interesting features of the primates in the wild, you will also get the opportunity to take pictures if the primates and also get to spend more time with the gorillas as they carry out their daily activities in the wild.

Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary                                                                

Are you interested in watching the conservation efforts of the country ensure that you have the chance to understand more of the species and how they are able to live under captivity while enjoying their freedom as well without being at the threat of being targeted by poachers. Visit the Ngamba island found on Lake Victoria, accessing the park will be by boat which will give you the opportunity to enjoy the boat rides on your way to the island. When you get there, you will have the chance to spend time with the chimpanzees observing their behavior and the different rehabilitation Programme at the sanctuary to make the species get used to their life at the sanctuary.


A chimpanzee trekking permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of 200USD form the Uganda wildlife authority or from a trusted tour company in the country and a chimpanzee habituation permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of250usd.

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