1-day Ngamba island chimpanzee safari, Ngamba island is a small island on Lake Victoria, a serene and peaceful environment covered in exquisite and luxurious scenery. Ngamba is home to quite several orphaned chimpanzees. The sanctuary offers a memorable Uganda experience with man’s closest relative as you observe their daily routine and even more impressive, view them up close as they interact in their natural environment. You can participate in their 11:00 am and 3:00 pm; the chimpanzees come out to receive their food which is mainly composed of fruits and vegetables that the caretakers prepare for them. You watch from a raised viewing platform as they are being fed.
You must know when booking 1-day Ngamba island sanctuary and Entebbe Zoo
✓ Group size: minimum one traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 safari vehicle – van or minibus
Note: For booking and confirmation, a 50 % initial deposit is required to secure the boat cruise to Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary.
Highlights for affordable 1-day Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary and Entebbe Zoo
- Feeding chimpanzees at Ngamba
- Boat cruise on Lake victoria
- Stopover swimming at Equator Line
- Visiting Entebbe Zoo (UWEC)
- Bird watching at botanical gardens.
Visit Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary.
After your breakfast, you will have a short briefing by the safari guide; you will leave for Ngamba island on a boat on the waters of Lake Victoria. The boat takes about 45 minutes to reach the island and crosses the Equator while on an en-route. When you arrive at Ngamba sanctuary, you will get a small briefing and get right into it.
Get to see the morning feeding of the chimpanzees from the visitor’s platform area and watch the chimpanzees interact with each other and with their keepers, you will immediately catch on to the different personalities of the different Chimpanzees. After lunch, you will visit the neighboring fishing village as you look out for various bird species on this island.
Visit Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (Entebbe Zoo)
Mark your Ngamba adventure with a complimentary entry to Entebbe wildlife education center to view different animals that have been rescued and protected by this conservation area. You can decide to have a small snack before setting out to Botanical Gardens, an awesome place for birding with birds like the Malachite kingfisher, Egyptian Goose, Black-headed Weaver, Pink-backed Pelican, Purple banded sunbird, yellow-billed stork and so much more, the list is endless.
There are quite an impressive number of trees of tree species, where you will learn about each one and what kind of medicine is derived from some of these trees. Enjoy watching the vervet monkeys frolicking around, take plenty of pictures and from your adventure, we will drive back to your booked hotel and wish you a good night. Meal plan: half board
What to bring for Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary and Entebbe Zoo
- Light Clothes
- Camera for photos
1-day Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary and Entebbe Zoo tour includes:
- Airport 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
However, Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary and Entebbe Zoo tour excludes:
- Uganda Visa
- Luxury drinks
- Tips to local guides
- Telephone and porter fee
- Personal insurance
- Personal shopping bills and cigarettes