How Long Is Chimpanzee Trekking In Kyambura George? Kyambura George is located in the Northeastern region within Queen Elizabeth National park which is known to be second largest national park in the country and it is also considered to be the most visited National park in the country due to the fact that it is the only place in the country where tourists can be able to track the tree climbing lions. Kyambura George is also commonly referred to as the “the Valley of Apes” and it is famously known as the best destination one could ever choose to travel too while planning to visit Uganda on a chimpanzee trekking safari  because it is a home to large numbers of habituated chimpanzees which are known to be the 2nd top wildlife species that attract many tourists after mountain gorillas. However, tourists exploring around Kyambura George not only see chimpanzee species but also get chances to sight see at other primate species like; black and white colobus monkeys, Vervet monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, baboons and many others.

How Long does chimpanzee trekking take in Kyambura George?

Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura George always goes for about 3 hours while tourists are trying to search for the chimpanzee species where they are located within their natural habitats. And before the trekking, tourists are always encouraged to arrive at the park headquarters where they always go through a registration process and also get briefed about the dos and don’ts that they should follow during the trekking for example; they are encouraged to avoid maintaining direct eye contacts while in the presence of the species, avoid eating and drinking while in the presence of the chimps, to maintain a distance of about 7 meters between them and the species in order to avoid any harm, for tourists who would love to use their phones and cameras to take pictures and record videos, they are encouraged to always disable the use of the flashlights. The trekkers are also always put in groups with a maximum number of 8 people depending on where which group they are willing to trek and each of these groups are being assigned with a park guide or ranger whose role is to ensure the safety of both individuals and the species and also lead individuals due to the fact that they are so familiar with all the parts in the park.

How Long Is Chimpanzee Trekking In Kyambura George?
Kyambura Wildlife Reserve

More so, after the tourists individuals find the species, they are given about one hour to spend with the species and it is during this period of time when tourists get to learn more about the characters and behaviours of the chimpanzees for example ; they get to watch how they eat and feed their young ones.

Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura George is always done in two sessions for example; tourists can either choose to go for morning session which always begins at 8:00am and it is recommended as the best time because the chimps are always active getting out of their dens while moving around the park looking for food or they can also choose to go for the afternoon session which always begin at 2:00pm.

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