Gorillas and Chimpanzees, are the biggest primate species. Gorillas share 95% DNA with humans well chimpanzees 90% DNA. Uganda as a country has a big number of primates than any other East African country. Gorillas and chimpanzees are mostly inhabited in Uganda the pearl of Africa.
Gorillas and Chimpanzees are part of the number one attraction in Uganda. These primates are found in both Mgahinga national park and Bwindi Impenetrable National park. There are 14 gorilla habituated families and one family is in Mgahinga national park and the rest in Bwindi Impenetrable National park. These families are all used to living close to human beings as they continue with their day to day activities.
Gorillas and chimpanzees visits are restricted to each family group visited by 8 people which means there only 8 permits sold to each family per a day.
Book with a trusted tour operator in Uganda who is under the association of Uganda Tour operators. They will be able to book for you to visit the mountain Gorillas in any of the gorilla trekking sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable National park including Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija sector.
During your gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park, you can choose to a visit to Lake Bunyonyi, Batwa Forest trail, Golden monkey trekking, Wildlife view in visiting the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National park. View the wildlife in their habitats including Buffaloes, Elephants Hippos, Antelopes, crocodiles hippos and many more.
Chimpanzees are inhabited in Kibale National park, a rainforest of the Jungle, and the park also has over 13 different primate species. The main habitat in the forest are the chimpanzees whose home is Kibale National park, where you can encounter a day habituation experience, enjoy a nocturnal walk in the jungle as you experience Kibale forest national park.
During the trek you can as well visit Semiliki national park for Albertine Rift Escarpment, Budongo Mahogany Forest at Murchison falls, Kyambura Gorge at Queen Elizabeth National Park. There are a number of opportunities to see the wildlife .Combine Gorillas trekking with chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. The country offers you more primates and wildlife diversity than any other African country. It’s worthy your visit in the jungle as you spend time with the mountain Gorillas and chimpanzees
Enjoy the mountain Gorilla and chimpanzee experience in a life time.