Chimpanzee Habituation experience offers exclusive feel of our closest cousins, the chimps in Kibale Forest National Park. Habituation is the process of slowly introducing chimpanzees to humans so that they become more comfortable with their presence. Joining the habituation team is once-in-a-lifetime experience. The habituation experience will offer you with great opportunity to learn a lot more about the chimps than on a standard trek, however much it does require patience.
Uganda is home to a remarkable number of chimpanzees; with a round 5,000 chimpanzees residing in the country’s protected areas. Kibale Forest National Park habituates around 1500 individuals with a number of groups that can be trekked.
Just like the normal Chimpanzee trekking, Chimpanzee Habituation experience starts from around 6am when the chimpanzees first get up, and lasts until around 7pm when they build new nests and settle down for the night. While on a habituation experience, you will spend most of time watching these apes as the advance in the forest. Throughout the day you see them carry out their day-to-day activities: feeding, hunting, patrolling the area, resting, and caring for the young ones. An experience to live to remember.
Acacia safari primate adventure includes Chimpanzee habituation experience which is the best way to get incredible photographs of the chimps. It also allows you to get close enough to identify individuals by their distinct markings and personalities and learn more about their group dynamic and lot more.
Kibale Forest National offer adventure beyond the chimps, the National Park is home to a huge range of flora and fauna. Spending a full day in the park allows you to see much of this, including elephants, buffaloes, red and blue duikers, bushbucks, sitatungas, bushpigs, giant forest hogs, common warthogs and birds.
These massive creatures share almost 97% of DNA with Humans making the closest relatives to humans. The Massive creatures are absolutely fantastic to watch in their natural habitants as the search for their food, participate in their daily activities with their young ones. The chimpanzee habituation offers a massive opportunity to wildlife enthusiasm to learn the behavior of Chimpanzee. Plan your safari with Acacia safaris Limited, genuine locally based Tour and Travel Company that will help you unfold the sweet pearl of Africa.
Chimpanzee Habituation Experience
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 by 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 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
What to bring and wear for on Chimpanzee Habituation Experience – Kibale National Park
After booking your Chimpanzee Habituation tour, we recommend you to pack some of the following to make your experience more interesting and hustle free. You will need a daypack, inside two liters of water, a packed lunch from the lunch, some snacks like dried fruit or granola bars. Clothing: waterproof hiking boots, a hat, light rain jacket, long-sleeved shirt, long trousers, insect repellent, binoculars, and anything you feel important to you. Acacia Safaris Limited has well planned safari packages for Chimpanzee habituation experience for you, let’s unfold Africa together.