Primates habituation experience in Africa, anyone that is interested in participating in primate’s habituation has to come to Africa, primates habituation experience gives tourists and other visitors the opportunity to spend almost fuel day with primates in Uganda as this the only country in Africa that offers primates habituation experience safari.
In East African, Uganda is the country with the highest population of primates making it the best primates safari destination in Africa, habituation experience is the best way to learn more about endangered primates species in Uganda lake golden monkey, mountain gorillas, and chimpanzees. Uganda primate habituation is the process that every primate family/group have to go through before it is officially open for tourism and people are allowed to trek it, habituation process of primates takes about 2 and a half years before the authorities can allow the tourists to start tracking it in its natural habitat.
primates habituation in Uganda is done by a team of professional researchers, park rangers Vet doctors and other professional conservationists supervised by Uganda Wildlife Authority, the primate family/group that is under habituation have to be visited by this team mentioned above every day for about 2 and half years depending on the family being habituated how it is getting used to humans before it can be open for normal tracking. so this means that the tourists interested in participating in primate habituation safari will have to join this team of professional researchers, park rangers Vet doctors and take part in the habituation process.
for those who are interested in primates habituation, the experience must know that this is different from normal primates tracking where tourists and other visitors trek a primate family that is already habituated and used to humans’ presence while a family is under habituation is purely wild. Primates habituation process is totally a different tour experience in Africa where tourists take part in the habituation process and also you spend more time up to four hours in the jungles of following the primate family that is under habituation process or being habituated in its natural habitat.
Mountain gorilla habituation experience is currently only done in the southern part of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park mainly in the Nkuringo sector and Rushaga sector. mountain gorilla habituation experience safari gives tourists and other visitors the opportunity to spend up to 4 hours closer encounter with mountain endangered gorillas of Uganda in Bwindi impenetrable forest.
The cost of Uganda’s gorilla habituation experience permit is only $1500 per person, habituation permits can be booked through a trusted tour operator like us or directly from Uganda wildlife authority headquarters in Kampala. Gorilla habituation safari is recommended for those that have a good fitness level for you to be able to hike through this impenetrable forest for about 6 to 9hours in the forest.
Golden monkey habituation experience safari in Uganda?
in Africa, the golden monkey habituation experience can only be got in the Mgahinga gorilla national park of Uganda. The activity of golden monkey habituation is a new one of the new activities that the Uganda Wildlife Authority has introduced in Mgahinga gorilla national park.
Golden monkey habituation permit costs only $100 per person which allows you to spend up 4 hours with a team of professional researchers, park rangers, and Vet doctors in Mgahinga gorilla national park interacting with a troop of golden monkeys under habituation, I can tell assure you golden monkey habituation is worth every penny and as I had mentioned, this activity can only be found in Uganda.
Unlike mountain gorillas, there are 2 places where one can go for chimpanzee habituation experience safari in Uganda, chimpanzee habituation can be done in Kibale forest national park also well known as the primates capital of Africa, another place where one can go for chimpanzee habituation experience is in Budongo forest which is part of Murchison falls national park, chimp habituation brings you closer to interact with man’s closest relatives and learn more about the daily life. Kibale forest national park is the primates capital of Africa with a population of over 5000 chimpanzees with 12 primates of Kibale forest.
Chimpanzee habituation experience permit price is at $220 per person for Kibale forest national park while the chimpanzee habituation permit price for Budongo forest is only $160 per person, it can be through a tour operator like us or directly from the Uganda wildlife authority headquarters in Kampala, for any other information contact us.