Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda.

Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda.

Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda can be done in many locations in Uganda and some of the locations are Budongo forest in Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison falls National Park, and Kibale forest National Park.

Chimps are from the Hominidae family of animals that is shared by Human, Gorillas, Humans, and Orangutans and the Chimpanzees are more close to the human beings sharing 99% of DNA with the chimp’s brains being one third of the human’s size.

Key facts of Chimpanzees

•             Male Chimpanzees that are fully grown measure 1.7meters high (5.6ft) and weigh up to 70kgs.

•             Chimpanzees use their arms for climbing trees and 4 legs while walking on the ground.

•             Chimps will communicate by hand gestures, using vocalizations, and facial expressions.

•             Chimpanzees will normally reach puberty at an age 8 and 10 years

•             Life expectanct of chimpanzees is age 40 in the wild and more than 60 years in captivity.

•             Chimps  live in communities with large male and female

•             Chimps use stick tools to eat ants from anthills

•             Chimps sleep on beds they create in the trees.

•             Chimps  sleep 9 and more hours.

There are other places where Amani Apillar safaris take you chimpanzee tracking Kalinzu forest reserve in Bushenyi district, the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria.

Chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Pabidi Budongo forest in Murchison falls National Park

 Budongo Forest Reserve is part of Murchison Falls National Park in north western Uganda covering 793 square kilometers with 37 % grassland and 53% is forest cover is rich in biodiversity with a count of chimpanzees population being 600 – 700,465 species of trees and shrubs, 24 mamal species, 9 primate species, 359 species of birds, 289 butterflies and 130 species of moths species.

Budongo forest has other activities that can be done in the forest other than chimpanzee tracking and that is Birding activities you can see White-thighed Hornbill, Chocolate-backed kingfisher, the and Puvel’s illadiposisamong others , you can engage in nature walks.

Safaris to Track chimpanzees in Uganda

Uganda safaris Tours

Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safaris

3 Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable

2 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day Uganda Safaris

1 Day Rhino Tracking Tour at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

1 Day Jinja City Tour

1 day white water rafting adventure safari in Jinja on the Nile River

1 Day Kampala city tour

1 Day Lake Mburo national park tour – Wildlife safari.

Short Uganda Safari Tours

2 Days Jinja tour with White water rafting safari on the Nile River

2 Days Tree Climbing Lions Tour Queen Elizabeth National Park

2 Days Murchison Falls safari Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Chimpanzee tracking Budongo Forest tour Murchison Falls national park

2 Days Chimpanzee tracking- Birding in Kibale national park Tour Bigodi swamp

3 days queen Elizabeth safari Uganda – Tree climbing lions, Boat Cruise

3 Days Big Five safari Rhino, Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes.

2 Days Murchison Falls safari Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days Murchison Falls Big5 Safari & CHIMPANZEE TOUR

3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari trip

3 Days Flying Gorilla Trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park.

3 Days Murchison Falls national park safari & Rhino tracking tour, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour – Kabale, Uganda

Long Uganda Safari Tours

5 Days Kidepo Safari Tour

5 Days Gorilla tracking Safari, Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth Trekking Tree climbing lions

5 days Lake Mburo& Queen Elizabeth National Park Tree climbing lions, Chimpanzee Tracking

11 Days Birding Uganda safari and Wildlife Safaris Uganda

6 Days wildlife and chimpanzee tour – Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth

16 Days Uganda safari tour wildlife and primates tour

5 Days Uganda Queen Elizabeth tour and Gorilla tracking Rwanda.

14 days wildlife culture safari in Uganda

8 Days Uganda wildlife and Rwanda Safari tour.

6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls tour safari in Uganda

7 Days Kidepo & Murchison Falls Safari

6 Days Gorilla tracking, Lake Mburo National park, Lake Bunyonyi and Volcanoes

8 Days Uganda safaris for chimpanzees and wildlife tour

11 days Uganda safari Best of Uganda wildlife tour

Uganda Mountaineering & Hiking Safaris

3 days sabyinyo hiking safari

3 days Mgahinga hike