Best Time to Visit Chimpanzee and Mountain Gorillas in Uganda : Uganda sits on the equator with an average altitude of around 1,000m, which tempers the heat and means this really is a year round destination during march, may, October and November the rain fall is high but gorillas are still lurking in the mist although getting them is very slippery and slowly however the accommodation and even gorilla trekking permits can be much cheaper and the best time to visit Uganda is June, September which is the peak season

Dry season

The best time to visit Uganda is during the dry season between December and February, and between June and august when the condition is good for trekking to see mountain gorillas and chimpanzees and even game spotting in national park is also good during the dry season as well as between February and march .large numbers of wild life can be seen at waterholes from September through to early October the temperatures barely change throughout the seasons sitting around 75 to 86 degrees you can visit Uganda all year round

During mid-October to November

A short rains period ,gorilla trekking may be not be favorable and during these month can also be great for birding as trees and plants are flowering and bird life is visible it is even good for birding tours at the end of the rainy season photo graph conditions are excellent with short rains

When to visit gorilla trekking in Uganda  

It is noted that mountain gorillas can be tracked at any time of the year because their movements are not affected by changing seasons so the tourist shouldn’t be too selective on which month to go trekking the best time to track gorillas is just after the rainy season has ended and the country side is looking green and fertile during the dry season

Rainy season

The rainy season in Uganda affects people’s travels but that doesn’t mean they don’t completely travel since season is combined of both rains and sunshine the mountain gorillas and chimpanzee trekking goes on even during the rainy season and national parks are fully in operation during the low season of march to May and October to November most of the lodges reduce their rates to attract more tourist to book with them and even gorilla trekking permits are reduced to attract more tourist to Uganda

Best Time to Visit Chimpanzee and Mountain Gorillas in Uganda
Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale

The best time to visit the chimpanzee trekking 

The best time for chimpanzee trekking in kibale is that of the year when getting the permits is very easy and trails are smooth and permeable it boosts over 1500 individual of chimpanzee tracking and Uganda has more than 5000 chimpanzees but the biggest number can be seen in kibale and kibale is not only for chimpanzee but also a good area  for game viewing with over 70 mammals and 330 birds species and the best time to visit them is in drier month of December to February and June to July and its when the park is out of water source in order to enjoy the  your activities and even the primitive walking trails are easier at the time of the year and the best time is December to February and June to July when the trails are dry and making the chimpanzee tracking easier

Dry season

The dry season occur in June to September and December to February of the year and they are the driest month of the year and even the hottest month for chimpanzee tracking and game viewing during that period the forest is less dense and the chimpanzees are easier to be seen due to a lot of sunshine visitors in the park have less chance of getting malaria because the mosquitos are few and they are best month to spent with chimpanzee because the days are lovely and sunny

Best Time to Visit Chimpanzee and Mountain Gorillas in Uganda
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Wet season

The wet season occur in march to May, mid-September to November since the park has typical rainfall and during that time the park looks so beautiful with green land scape and during the wet season birds can be seen easier and it is the best time for birders and the chimpanzee is usually harder to track because the trails are slippery and challenging to travelers during this period and even the might rain and disturb people when watching and taking some photos

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