How to Reschedule of a Gorilla and Chimpanzee Permits-Uganda Safari
How to Reschedule of a Gorilla and Chimpanzee Permits : The reschedule of gorilla and chimpanzee permits can be purchases any products provided by ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority. Below are the update guidelines;
There are two reschedules allowed within a period up to December 2022.Then a third reschedule will acquire express approval from the Execute Director and this will incur a 25% penalty, purposely basing on full amount.
Any other reschedule to a date after 31st December 2021 shall follow the one-year rule as stipulated in our pre-COVID -19 guidelines.
Reschedule of permits deposited on is allowed, however for a second reschedule permits must be fully topped up.
During this Covid-19 pandemic, permits can be rescheduled up to one week before the tracking date but there seems no reschedules to be permitted if the tracking date has passed.
Reschedule of promotional permits can only be possible within the promotional period. If only rescheduling to a period after the promotional has ended. What will be required from you is to top up permit at the prevailing non –discount rates.
Take note, any money held by Uganda Wildlife Authority in the credit note arrangement for gorilla and Chimp permits can be Utilized to purchase any products including entrance fees.
Permits purchased of gorilla at a cost of USD700 per person per track.
All reschedule request made have to go through the ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority via email or contact.
How to reschedule Chimpanzee permits in Uganda?
Chimpanzee permits are essential, that is categorized of two experiences to participate in that is Chimpanzee Tracking and Chimpanzee Habituation /primates safari Uganda.
The Chimpanzee permit can be issued at ‘’UWA’’ that allows you one hour of viewing these great apes. For more hours, you can engage in chimpanzee habituation experience that can last for four hours respectively.
This activity allows only a person aged 12 years and above .Chimpanzee permit are issued to visitors who are interested in watching Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National park ‘’a capital of primates’’ ,Budongo forest Reserve ,Kyambura Forest in Queen Elizabeth national park and Kalinzu Forest .Kibale Forest National Park is popularly known as the capital of primate ,generally for chimpanzee tracking and Habituation experience ,that gives an opportunity to see our closest cousins ‘’endangered chimpanzees’’ that share over 98% of DNA .You can contact us Achieve Global Safaris on how to reschedule chimpanzee permits in Uganda.
Booking Chimpanzee Permits in Uganda
Chimpanzee tracking and habituation in Uganda are quite awesome on Uganda primate safari thus making Chimpanzee permits essential .Uganda Chimpanzee permits are booked from Uganda Wildlife Authority as well as gorilla permits .We advise our guests to book for permits in advance while considering your preferred tracking dates .Once you make payment for either gorilla or chimpanzee ,your tour agent shall secure them and send you a photocopy of receipt to confirm the purchase on your email for your records .The process is very easy to pursue it and transparent to make our visitors not to miss seeing these beautiful primates.
Chimpanzee tracking activity gives you two thrilling options depending on availability or travel plan. Therefore, chimpanzee tracking has two sessions where tourists can engage in per day that allows them to see the chimpanzees and you can choose to do morning session or afternoon session.
The morning session begins at 8:00am in the morning and the afternoon session begin at mid-day.
Chimpanzee permits are on high sale during peak /high season yearly; June to September and December to February. This will require you to book the permits and secure them in advance to avoid disappointment on your favorite dates of travel that is to say during your honeymoon, birthday as well as wedding anniversary. The best way to do, it’s to send in an email to book your permits for Chimpanzee tracking or habituation.
What is the Cost of Chimpanzee Permits in Uganda?
Chimpanzee permits are more cheap and affordable compared to the cost of gorilla permits in Uganda and Rwanda. For the Chimpanzee track in Kibale National Park, permit costs USD200 per person per track non foreign residents USD150 per person, for East African Citizens at UGX150,000 per person per track. Those to do chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge cost USD50 for both non foreign resident s and East African resident and East African Citizen goes at UGX30,000 per track. Chimpanzee permits for Budongo Forest in Murchison falls national park cost USD100 per person per track for non-foreign resident, Residents costs USD90 per person and East African Citizen costs USD55.
According to the ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority, rescheduling the chimpanzee permit in only done once and you won’t be charged extra cost, when it’s done earlier enough.
How to choose Reschedule dates for the chimpanzee permits
When rescheduling the Uganda-chimpanzee permits ,you are required to check availability of the permits on the new dates you would prefer to track and the most booked dates are during the high season ,through checking availability that will help you to apply for dates that are not fully sold out, which will not be easy Uganda Wildlife Authority allows you to reschedule to that date .Moreover, Reschedule can be accepted any time after reschedule which may occur before two weeks to the trek date ,late reschedule with in the last two weeks to the final date charged by Uganda Wildlife Authority. This confirms that the travel dates have changed, your travel agency will help you re-book all the services to your new dates and the dates for staying at the lodges will change.
About Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee tracking and Chimpanzee Habituation in Uganda
Mountain Gorillas are the most popular primates come along chimpanzee tracking which can be encountered in their nature inhabitants, a life time experience where you can be able to view the chimpanzees as they play swinging on tree branches, feeding and resting. As your trekking, you will be able to see other primates such as monkeys, forest elephants, beautiful birds, snakes and other animals.
Chimpanzee tracking involves in walking through the forest, on rough or slippery ground till you allocate the chimpanzees by the help of the park guides and warden. Tracking may last between 30 minutes to 7hours but worth the experience.
In Uganda, there is high chances of seeing these endangered chimpanzees and one hour is allowed to stay with them. Then Chimpanzee Habituation Experience gives you an opportunity to view chimpanzees for long hours, that undergo a process of getting these primates used to people. After proved that they are free for tourism, trackers will be accompanied by the researchers and park guides who take you in this unique activity. It is really an interesting experience that allows you to stay and view the chimpanzees for four hours. On your visit, you can take part in either chimpanzee tracking or Chimpanzee habituation in any of the designated chimpanzee areas.
Gorilla trekking is one hour rescheduled to view the great mountain gorillas, permits sold at USD700 per person and you may choose to do Gorilla habituation experience at USD1500 per person per trek in their nature inhabits.
Lastly, you can contact us on how to reschedule you Chimpanzee permits for both tracking and habituations. Book your birth day, Gorilla trekking permit, Honeymoon among others. Kindly do not hesitate to book with us, we shall help you to reschedule your permits in case of any changes of date because of unavoidable circumstances.