Chimpanzee Tracking Permit Reschedule – Uganda Permit Guide, Fees and Costs
A valid chimpanzee permit is one of the most significant document tourists should have if he or she is to engage in a thrilling chimpanzee tracking experience or chimpanzee habituation experience while on Uganda safari holiday. It is what lets a trekker/visitor to spend a complete 1 (one) hour or 4 (four) hours on a face to face encounter with chimpanzees, observe their daily behaviors and also take as many photos as possible.
Like gorilla trekking adventures, chimpanzee tracking in Uganda is also restricted to persons within certain age brackets. To participate in Uganda chimpanzee tracking adventure, you should be above 12 years. With over 10 years in the tourism sector, we ensure our clients have their dreams realized and most importantly, we organize the best chimpanzee safari packages suited within our clients’ pocket range.
Some of the popular chimpanzee tracking tour packages include among others 3 days chimpanzee tracking safari Kibale Forest National Park, 4 days chimpanzee tour, 5 days chimpanzee and wildlife safari tours, 5 days Uganda chimpanzee and gorilla trekking safari, 3 days chimpanzee habituation experience and others.
Where to go for chimpanzee tracking in Uganda?
Uganda chimpanzee tracking permits are issued to tourists on Uganda safari who desire to track chimpanzees in country’s varied sites including among others Kibale Forest National Park, Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Budongo Forest Reserve, Kalinzu Forest Reserve. Amazingly, tourists can incorporate chimpanzee treks with chimpanzee habituation experience and this is possible while you are on Uganda safari in Kibale Forest National Park and Budongo Forest Reserve.
Kibale Forest National Park is well-known as the primate capital of the world, hosting an estimate of 13 primates and it shelters over 1500 chimpanzee. This makes it one of the best chimpanzee tracking safari destinations in Uganda and East Africa as a whole.
How to book your Uganda chimpanzee tracking permit
Tourists on plan to visit Uganda for chimpanzee tracking or chimpanzee habituation experience can reserve their valid permits through our reservation team. We take responsibility to secure for you your chimpanzee permit and also arrange the best chimpanzee safari tour and if you would like to incorporate it with gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or gorilla trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park.
The process of booking a chimpanzee tracking permit is tedious but we make it easier and smooth for you as you sit back home till the actual date of chimpanzee tracking. We at Maranatha Tours and Travel to make our clients have their dream come into reality. We shall cross check the availability of the permits at Uganda Wildlife Authority then book for the dates you would like to go trek chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Forest Reserve or Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Uganda chimpanzee tracking permits can also be booked directly with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). This is an organ in charge conservation and protection of wildlife in and out of the protected areas of Uganda. Its head office is based in Kampala just within visitor reach from city centre.
How to reschedule the Uganda chimpanzee tracking permits
With everyone still living in the world of uncertainty due to covid-19 pandemic, the best alternative is to postpone a trip or reschedule his or her chimpanzee permit. This is possible with Best Uganda Safari Ltd reliable ground tour operator in Uganda. Our reservation can submit request form/letter to reschedule chimpanzee permit to UWA and we do this on the behalf of our clients to make the process easier.
In case of other unavoidable circumstances like sickness, financial issues or you lost your beloved one, we advise you to change dates. Interestingly, the reservation policy at UWA was presently adjusted to accommodate persons in need to reschedule the already booked permits to new dates.
In order to reschedule your Uganda chimpanzee tracking permit, you should have made full payment. Half payment may not guarantee you a chance to reschedule and most importantly, rescheduling can only be done once without you incurring any additional charge.
If you intend to reschedule your Uganda chimpanzee tracking permit, ensure you have inquired or known of availability of the permits on the new date you wish it to be pushed to/to track chimpanzees. Rescheduling should be done early about 14 days prior the actual date of chimpanzee trekking. Late rescheduling may come at additional cost!
How much are Uganda chimpanzee tracking permits?
Uganda chimpanzee tracking permits vary depending on the destination. In Kibale Forest National Park, chimpanzee permits cost 200 US Dollars for foreign non-residents, 150 US Dollars for foreign residents and 150,000 Ugx for East Africa citizens.
In Kyambura Gorge, chimpanzee tracking permits cost 50 US Dollars and Ugx 30000 for East Africa community citizens. If you plan to visit Budongo Forest for chimpanzee tracking, permits are issued at $100 for foreign non-residents, $90 foreign residents and $55 for East Africa citizens.