1 day Ngamba Island and Entebbe zoo

Ngamba Island protects an impressive diversity of wildlife including trees and shrubs , water and forest birds , reptiles and the orphaned Chimpanzees . The sanctuary offers a memorable experience in a serene and peaceful environment immersed with lots of nature and wonderful scenery . Even more impressive , you have a unique chance to view up close the mesmerizing Chimpanzees interacting in this natural environment .

During their daily pre-arranged supplementary feeding at 11 . 00 am and 3 . 00 pm , the Chimpanzees come out of the forest to receive eatables mainly of fruits that the care takers prepare for them . You watch from a raised viewing platform , separated from the chimps area by a fence . You are treated to a wonderful chimpanzee experience .

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✓ Group Size : Minimum One traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle - Van or Mini Bus
✓ Accommodation : Safari Lodges types ( Budget , Mid - Range or Luxury )
Note : For Booking and Confirmation , a 50% initial deposit is required in order to secure the Boat Cruise to Ngamba Island .
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Price per person for different numbers of people . ( for 2 people , each pays $160 )

2 - $160 pp
3 - $145 pp
4 - $140 pp
5 - $138 pp
6 - $130 pp
7 - $130 pp
8 - $130 pp
9 - $130 pp

Highlights for Ngamba Island Chimpanzee

  • Feeding Chimpanzees at Ngamba
  • Boat Cruise on Lake Victoria
  • Stopover Swimming at Equator Line
  • Visiting Entebbe Zoo (UWEC)
  • Bird Watching at Botanical Gardens

Visiting Ngamba Island

After a short briefing by the guide , depart from Entebbe Pier on the shores of Lake Victoria and travel by boat to the island . The boat takes about 45 minutes to reach the island and crosses the Equator en- route . When you arrive at the sanctuary , you will get a small briefing and then View the morning feeding of the chimpanzees from the visitors platform area along the end of the sanctuary fence . Seeing the chimpanzees interact with each other and with their keepers is extremely fascinating . Also visit the neighboring fishing village , have birding and other wildlife experiences , sunbathe and rest . In the relatively short amount of time you are there you will be able to see such different chimpanzee personalities amongst the group , with some whistling for food and others clapping .

Visiting Entebbe Zoo

After enjoying your stay to the sanctuary , return to Entebbe in the afternoon and have lunch first to a hotel of your choice or UWEC Picnic Lunch . After lunch , proceed to Uganda WildLife Education Center , also the Uganda Entebbe Zoo , to watch a variety of wild animals in their protected sections and this could take you an hour or slightly more . From here , go to Botanical Gardens where you will see a variety of butterflies and a variety of birds and also enjoy the spectacular of Lake Victoria . Drive back to Kampala to your hotel or home , marking the end of your one - day adventure experience .

what to bring for day tour Ngamba Island and entebbe zoo

  • Sun Glasses
  • Light Clothes
  • Camera for photos
  • Rain coat

Package for Ngamba island tour includes :

  • Air port Pickup and drop off
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • En - route lunch
  • Driver allowances
  • Entry fee to Ngamba island and Entebbe zoo
  • Professional English-speaking guide

Package for Ngamba island tour excludes :

  • Air fare
  • Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone and porter fee
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
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