Chimpanzee In Mahale Mountains

Primate Safaris

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A Chimpanzee in the Mahale Mountains National Park

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It's not all about the 'big 5'

Africa offers the best in Primate safaris - get to know Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Monkeys and more....

Safari in Africa is definitely not all about the ‘Big 5’.

Africa is home to a stunning array of primates including sleek Colobus monkeys, cheeky Vervet Monkeys, Ethiopia's Geladas and then of course, there are the Great apes - Gorillas and Chimpanzees. Primate Safaris can be demanding work, but more often than not, they are intensely rewarding. Those that we offer, involve walking or hiking, usually in forested terrain. Emphasis is laid on minimising environmental impact and disturbance of wildlife.

The Mahale Mountains are a popular site for Chimpanzee trekking while Gorillas are visited in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. In Ethiopia's Simien Mountains National Park you can see Geladas and in Madagascar, more than 100 varieties of Lemur.

Call us to chat about getting to know the amazing primates of Africa and its associated islands.

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A truly amazing alternative safari

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