Chimpanzee Trekking in Kanyunchu – A primate safari without sighting human’s closest relatives, the Chimpanzees will make your adventure an incomplete one. The most tough of all are the chimpanzee by most tourists and trekking them will reward you with an experience of a lifetime.
These massive creatures share almost 97% of DNA with Humans making them the closest relatives to humans. The Massive creatures are fantastic to watch in their natural habitat as they search for their food and participate in their daily activities with their young ones. Chimpanzee trekking Safaris offers a massive opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts to learn the behavior of Chimpanzee. Plan your safari with Acacia Safaris Limited, a genuine locally based Tour and Travel Company that will help you unfold the sweet pearl of Africa.
Uganda is one of the most bio-diverse countries in Africa, habituating up to 13 primate species. Kanyunchu is one of the favorite spots for primate adventures and one of the best trails. Chimpanzee Trekking in Kanyunchu – walks start from the Kanyunchu Visitors Centre. Chimpanzee Trekking in Kanyunchu is an exceptional safari activity that will grant you the opportunity to witness our cousins face-to-face nearby. The trekking usually starts from the Kanyanchu Visitor Center at 08.00 & 15.00 and lasts 2 to 3 hours. Chimpanzees are the most sought-after primate by visitors while here however there is a lot more that may include the black & white colobus, red-tailed monkey, or the grey-cheeked mangabey. Your guides will be able to show you pittas & different bird species and will give details of the tradition of the plant species within the forest. This walk is for 6 people in a group.
Chimpanzee trekking starts very early in the morning and every trek begins with the tour guides giving tourists the guidelines and rules that need to be followed. While trekking, you will be able to see other primates and wildlife like the red-tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, and a variety of bird species among others.
Chimpanzee Habituation experience entails getting the chimpanzees used to the presence of humans (to remove the fear of humans from the group). This process usually takes up to two years being part of the habituation team is remarkable!! To spend a full day with these creatures with your all-day presence in the forest is exceptional. This is the best activity for those interested in Photography as your camera will fill up with quality pictures of the chimpanzees. You will get to learn to identify them as individuals by their markings, sometimes scars, and other unique features that make them stand apart from the rest. The day ends as the chimpanzees climb into their newly built nests for the evening and you head back to your lodging for the evening
After booking your Chimpanzee Habituation tour, we recommend you pack some of the following to make your experience more interesting and hassle-free. You will need a daypack, two liters of water, a packed lunch from the lunch, and some snacks like dried fruit or granola bars. Clothing: waterproof hiking boots, a hat, a light rain jacket, a long-sleeved shirt, long trousers, insect repellent, binoculars, and anything you feel is important to you. Acacia Safaris Limited has well-planned safari packages for the Chimpanzee habituation experience for you, let’s explore Africa together.