Chimpanzee trekking in Africa is a must do for all passionate travelers. Africa is a land that was gifted by nature in all ways and aspects. It is a great place to see the common chimpanzee and bonobo species of chimpanzees that have adapted to living in African rain-forests. Africa chimpanzee trekking experiences so worth it. The endless conservation efforts by several researchers have made it very possible for tourists to bond with human’s closest cousins; the chimpanzees. No continent beats Africa when it comes to wildlife and primates viewing specifically. Chimpanzee trekking in Africa can be carried out in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya, among other destinations.
Uganda offers the best African chimpanzee trekking opportunities at very affordable prices and to multiple destinations. Visitors to Queen Elizabeth National Park can blend their safari with a Chimpanzee trekking encounter at the Kyambura Gorge (Also known as the Valley of Apes). Those that visit Murchison Falls National Park can trek chimpanzees in Budongo Forest.
Another great spot to sight chimpanzees in Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (home to the orphaned Chimpanzee); an island in Lake Victoria near Entebbe. A chimpanzee safari to Kibale Forest National Park (Africa’s primate world capital) exposes you to 13 primate species inclusive of the Chimpanzee. In Rwanda, chimpanzee Trekking is carried out in Nyungwe Forest National Park, a destination that hosts approximately 13 primate species co-existing in one place. Here you can watch Chimpanzees, Colobus Monkeys, Baboons among other primate species.