Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda takes place in Kibale Forest National Park, Kalinzu Forest, Kyambura Gorge, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Budongo Forest. These are the common places you’ll visit on your Uganda chimpanzee trekking safaris. Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda involves trekking the jungle with a sole aim of locating and spending some time around habituated chimpanzees in their natural habitat, under the guidance of a trained and armed ranger guide. On your Uganda chimpanzee trekking safaris, you will follow marked trails which are sometimes dotted with chimps’ poo, leftovers or follow the movement of branches or chimpanzee sound. Encountering a troop of chimps in the wilderness is an experience to embrace whole heartedly, as you get to learn their conservation history, cultures and their genetic relationship with humans.

Chimps are known to be humans’ closest relatives. They share over 98% of DNA with humans. They live in a big communities known as a troops, each containing at least 20-70 members. A dominant male chimp is the head of the troop who usually taking control and makes major decisions on behalf every other member. It maintains order and security and directs the group on the best route to take when looking for food. Chimpanzees are herbivores that mainly feeding on tree leaves, shoots, fruits, roots and insects. Book Uganda chimpanzee trekking safaris with us now.

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