Kalinzu forest resrves,kalinzu chimpanzee trekking
Kalinzu forest is a natural forest reserve that is located in Bushenyi district southwestern Uganda, it is close to Queen Elizabeth national park, also near maramagambo forest which is great Uganda tourists’ destination for safaris. Kalinzu forest accommodates about 414 different tree species, 378 bird species, 6 primate mammals, you can spot butterflies, wildflowers, and reptiles among wildlife animals.
Kalinzu forest reserve is within the average altitude of about 1400 meters above sea level since kalinzu forest is next to queen Elizabeth national park where are a lot of wildlife animals hide in this forest such as elephant that camouflages in different vegetation, leopards, forest hogs, warthogs and water-bucks, among others.
Kalinzu forest is also famous because of Chimpanzee trekking adventure in the jungle, named the second-best chimpanzee trekking experience destination after Kibale forest national park that is home to over 300 chimpanzee population that have been habituated and ready for tourism experience on Uganda’s tour.
Kalinzu Chimpanzee trekking experience can either be done in the morning that starts at 8 am or in the afternoon starts at 3 pm daily, chimpanzee trekking experience briefing starts at UWA headquarters in the park where travelers are taught about don’ts and dos as expected when you go trekking in kalinzu forest. Although kalinzu forest chimpanzee trekking experience is limited to children who are 13 years of age and above.