Uganda primates habituation experience safari, for those who are interested in spending more time with primates of Uganda, Kisoro tours Uganda offers primates habituation experience that gives you a chance to spend fuel day with Uganda primates, this country has the highest population of primates in the whole world and the best primates destination below is the list of Uganda primates that you can enjoy habituation experience which is the best way to learn more about endangered primates species in Uganda. Habituation is the process that every primate family or group that they must go through before its open for tourism, habituation process takes about 2 and a half years so that tourists can start tracking it.
primates habituation is managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority lead by a team of professional researchers, park rangers Vet doctors and other professional conservationists, the primate family/group that is being habituated must be visited by this team mentioned above for about 2 and a half years depending on how the primates are getting used to humans so tourists interested in participating in primate habituation safari will join this team.
Participating in the habituation experience is different from normal primates tracking where tourists and other visitors just take photos and observing, primates habituation process is totally a different safari experience where tourists take part in the habituation process and also you spend more time up to four hours in the jungles of East Africa following the primate family that is under habituation process or being habituated in Uganda.
In Uganda gorilla habituation experience is currently done in the southern part of Bwindi mainly in the Nkuringo sector and Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, mountain gorilla habituation experience gives tourists and other visitors to spend up to 4 hours closer encounter with mountain endangered gorillas of Uganda, currently Bwindi forest has 3 more gorilla groups that are under habituation process which will be open for trekking by next year.
Uganda gorilla habituation experience permit price in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, habituation permits cost only $1500 per person, this gorilla habituation permit can be booked or purchased through a trusted tour operator like us Kiaoro tours Uganda or directly from the Uganda wildlife authority head office in Kampala. We also recommend that you must have some fitness level for you to be able to hike through this impenetrable forest for about 4 to 6 hours.
in Uganda there 2 places where one can go for chimpanzee habituation experience safari can be done in Kibale forest national park also known as the primates capital of Africa, chimpanzee habituation experience can also be done in Budongo forest which is part of Murchison falls national park. Chimpanzee habituation experience brings you closer to interact with closest relatives of humans and learn more about chimps.
Kibale forest national park the primate’s capital of Africa with a population of over 5000 chimpanzees together with 12 primates of Kibale forest, habituation experience starts with a briefing from park rangers /guides at 6:00 am daily through the year.
Chimpanzee habituation experience permit cost $220 per person in Kibale forest national park and chimp habituation permit in Budongo forest cost only $160 per person, the chimp habituation permit price is worth it because you will visit 2 to 3 groups of chimpanzees which are under habituation process.
currently, golden monkey habituation experience safari is only found in Uganda’s Mgahinga gorilla national park which is shared between three countries Rwanda and DR-Congo, this activity of golden monkey habituation is a new which was introduced by Uganda a few years ago in Mgahinga gorilla national park.
Uganda golden monkey habituation permit cost only $100 per person in Mgahinga gorilla national park, golden monkey habituation is worth every penny, and as I said this activity can only be found in Uganda. Another place where you can see golden monkey is in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda but there is no habituation experience, you can only find there normal tracking.