Booking Uganda Chimpanzee Permits 2021
Booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021: Travellers intending or interested in taking part in chimpanzee tracking or chimpanzee habituation experience in Uganda should know that one requires to have a chimpanzee permit to be allowed to take part in the activities. Chimpanzee habituation permits are available for Kibale National Park only, while chimpanzee tracking permits are available for not only Kibale National Park but also Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park and in Budongo Forest. Booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021 is done by Uganda Wildlife Authority, the body responsible for conservation and regulation of all Uganda national parks.
Chimpanzee Permits 2021 Price
The price of chimpanzee tracking permits in 2021 is still the same, $200 for Foreign Non Residents, $150 for Foreign Residents and ugx150000 for East African Citizens, for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park. Chimpanzee habituation experience 2021 price still remains $250 for both Foreign Non-Residents and Foreign Residents, while East African citizens pay only ugx150000. Chimpanzee tracking permits in Budongo Forest cost $90 and in Kyambura Gorge cost $50 per person per trek.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority on 27th November 2020 availed promotional incentives that include among others discounted chimpanzee tracking permits in Kibale National Park. The discounted chimpanzee tracking permits now cost $150 for foreign Non Residents, $100 for foreign Residents and ugx100000 for East African citizens, per person per trek. The discounted chimpanzee tracking permits in Kibale National Park can be booked for travel from 1st December 2020 to 31st March 2021.
Process of booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021
The process of booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021 is not any different from the normal. All a travellers interested in either chimpanzee tracking in any of the chimpanzee tracking destinations in Uganda, or chimpanzee habituation in Kibale National Park should do is reach out to a reputable operator with their preferred date of visiting the chimpanzees. The tour operator shall then find out availability of the chimpanzee permits on those particular dates and if there is availability, you shall be informed to process payment for the chimpanzee permits. Upon receipt of payment, your tour operator shall get you the chimpanzee permit, and share with you copies for confirmation. And then you just wait for the day you visit Uganda to take part in your Uganda chimpanzee safari. Alternatively, you could book your chimpanzee permits directly with the Uganda Wildlife Authority by visiting their office in Kamwokya Kampala Uganda. This alternative is a hassle to a number of travellers given that they are not in the country. To make the process easier for you then, have a tour operator who is on-ground process for you your chimpanzee permits, as well as plan for you a wonderful Uganda chimpanzee safari. This booking process is applicable booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021 to Kibale National Park specifically and Kyambura Gorge.
Travellers interested in booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021 for Kalinzu Forest need to do so through the National Forest Authority, while those interested in visiting Budongo Forest to take part in chimpanzee tracking get permits while at the forest, or book through Uganda Lodges.
Important to note whilst booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021;
- Chimpanzee tracking and chimpanzee habituation in any of the chimpanzee destinations in Uganda has an age restriction. Persons below the age of 12 years cannot take part in chimpanzee tracking or in chimpanzee habituation.
- Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda is done in two shifts, with the first shift being in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Both shifts offer great chimpanzee tracking experiences.
- Chimpanzees live in large communities/groups of more than 150 chimpanzee members. Do not get surprised, therefore, when you see so many of them in the same place for they are unlike gorillas who live in smaller groups with the largest gorilla family having 36 individuals only. Chimpanzee communities during the day do split in smaller parties sometimes, to avoid competition for food around.
- There are chimpanzee tracking rules and regulations to be followed, at all times. Be sure to adhere to them.
Booking Uganda chimpanzee permits 2021 can be simplified for you if you got in touch with a reputable tour operator. Travel in 2021 to Uganda for an opportunity to reengage with nature and encounter wildlife, in their natural homes. Book a Uganda chimpanzee safari, or a Uganda safari tour and include chimpanzee tracking as one of the activities, for a perfect after Covid-19 holiday.