Chimpanzee permits are very essential while participating in Chimpanzee Tracking and Chimpanzee Habituation experience in Uganda. The chimpanzee permit allows you either one hour of viewing the chimpanzees or four hours when doing chimpanzee trekking or habituation, respectively. Chimpanzee permits are only eligible to persons aged 12 years and above. They issue chimpanzee permits for visitors who are interested in seeing the chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo forest Reserve, Kyambura Forest in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kalinzu Forest. Kibale Forest National Park is known as the Primate Capital and famous for chimpanzee trekking and Habituation and this gives you more chances to see chimpanzees in Uganda. Contact us on how to reschedule chimpanzee permits in Uganda.
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Since chimpanzee permits are very essential for chimpanzee trekking and habituation in Uganda. Chimpanzee permits in Kibale Forest National Park, Kalinzu Forest and Kalinzu Forest are booked from Uganda Wildlife Authority. When you contact us at Encounter Africa safaris, we shall check availability and book gorilla permits from Uganda wildlife Authority for Kibale and Kyambura gorge forest, then Chimpanzee permits from Budongo Eco lodge for your preferred trekking dates. Once you make payment for the permits we shall secure them and send you scanned receipts to confirm the purchase on your email for your records and perusal. The process is very easy as we handle it very smoothly and transparent to make you do not miss seeing these beautiful primates.
Chimpanzee Permits for chimpanzee trekking activity gives you two options depending on availability or even your travel plan, there are two trekking sessions per day that allows you to see the chimpanzees, and you can opt for morning session or afternoon session. The morning session starts at 8:00am in the morning and the afternoon session starts at mid-day.
Chimpanzee permits sell out quickly most especially in high season (December, January, February, July, August, and September every year). This requires you to book the permits and secure them in advance to avoid missing out on your favorite dates of travel like during your honeymoon, birthday, or even wedding anniversary. Send us an email to book your permit for chimpanzee tracking or habituation and even advise how to reschedule the chimpanzee Permits to your new dates.
Considering the cost of gorilla permits in Uganda and Rwanda, Chimpanzee permits are more cheap and affordable. For the chimpanzee trek in Kibale National Park, the Trekking permit costs USD200 per person per trek for Non Foreign Residents, USD150 per person for East African Residents and Uganda shillings 150.000 per person for East African Citizens. Chimpanzee permits for Kyambura Gorge cost USD50 for both Non Foreign Residents and East African Residents and Uganda shillings 30,000 for East African Residents. Chimpanzee Permits for Budongo Forest Reserve in Murchison falls National Park cost USD100 per person for Non- Foreign Residents, USD 90 per person for Residents and USD55 per person for East African Citizens. Depending on where you would like to trek, Encounter Africa safaris will guide you how to reschedule the chimpanzee permits.
Rescheduling chimpanzee permits in Uganda is very possible and as Encounter Africa safaris, we can always process for you the reschedule to your desired dates of travel. We can submit request of Reschedule to Uganda Wildlife Authority in form of a Letter with adequate and valid reasons for rescheduling, We do always write letters to UWA on behalf of the clients so as to ease the process of application. Due to Sickness, Loss of a beloved one, financial demand or any other reason can require you to change dates which is very under stable and that’s why the Uganda Wildlife Authority policy is very adjustable to allow you reschedule your already Purchased permit to new dates.
To reschedule the chimpanzee Permits requires you to have made full payment for the permit to allow it to be moved to new dates of your choice. Half payment or Percentage Payment does not allow your chimpanzee permit to be rescheduled. According to the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Rescheduling the chimpanzee permit is only done once and you won’t be charged extra cost when your reschedule application is done earlier enough.
When rescheduling the chimpanzee Permits in Uganda, you are required to check the availability of the permits on the new dates you would like to Trek, as most dates can be sold out during the high season, checking availability help you to apply for dates that are not fully sold out. In case you request for a date that is sold out, Uganda wildlife Authority will not allow you to reschedule to that date. Reschedule can be accepted any time after reschedule and before two weeks to the trek date, late reschedule with in the last two weeks to the trek date is charged by Uganda wildlife Authority.
Deciding on rescheduling the Chimpanzee permits means your travel dates have changed, Encounter Africa safaris as your booking agency will help you re-book all the services to your new dates, the dates for staying at the lodges will change and we will book the services again for your new confirmed dates.
Chimpanzees are the second popular primates after the Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzee trekking is a lifetime experience of seeing the endangered Primates in their natural environment, it allows you to view the chimpanzees that are used to Visitors as they move, feed and rest. You will also be able to see other primates like the monkeys, forest Elephants (depends on Luck), snakes, birds, and other animals that are habitats of the forest. The chimpanzee trek involves walking through the forest, on rough or even slippery ground until you see the chimpanzees with the help of the park guides and wardens, the trek is between 30minutes to hours but very enjoyable. In Uganda, you have 99% chance of seeing the chimpanzees and it only allows you to stay and view the chimpanzees for only one hour.
Chimpanzee Habituation experiences gives you a chance to visit the chimpanzees that are not yet used to visitors and they can act wild, run away, and hide. It is a process of getting these endangered primates used to people as per the guidance of researchers and guides; you take part in using unique sounds to call them, move all around where they are going as you see how they feed, rest, and live. It is an interesting experience and allows to stay and view the chimpanzees for four hours. You can take part in any either chimpanzee habituation or chimpanzee trekking in any of the designated chimpanzee areas. Contact us on how to reschedule chimpanzee permits for both trekking and habituation in Uganda.
Encounter Africa safaris organize chimpanzee permits and tours for both Uganda and Rwanda and you should not miss on this important experience to see the endangered primates. You can take part in both chimpanzee trekking and chimpanzee habituation and we shall help you how to reschedule your permits in case of change of dates because of unavoidable circumstances. Book your birthday, Honeymoon, Anniversary vacation with your loved ones to see the chimpanzees, game, Gorillas, Mountain hiking with us. Kindly check travelers’ reviews about us on Trip advisor and Safari booking for more information about trips we have conducted previously. As Encounter Africa safaris, we shall tailor a trip for you for a memorable time while in Uganda.
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