Discover one of Uganda’s best chimpanzee excursion to Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary! Enjoy flexibility and personalized services of small group guided tour with unforgettable guides to the home to 49 orphaned chimpanzees rescued from throughout Uganda. Overnight trips offers you an opportunity to participate in the behind the scenes activities as you prepare the chimp food and feed them.
Day 1 – Arrival
Arrival at Entebbe Airport where you will be welcomed and transferred to Protea Hotel Entebbe resort next to Lake Victoria- BB.
Day 2 – Entebbe – Ngamba Island (45 Minutes)
After breakfast, you will be briefed about your chimpanzee excursion and will head out to waterfront club jetty located on Lake Victoria to catch a boat to Ngamba Island 23kms from Entebbe town. On our way we will cross The Ugandan Equator on Lake Victoria where the captain will make a stop to take pictures and swimming (optional). At the island you will be welcomed by your guide and check in at an East African style Tented Camp on the island overlooking Lake Victoria with en-suite bathroom facilities and solar lighting.
Later you will view the chimpanzees feeding at a very close distance on a raised platform where you will observe the chimpanzee behaviors as they eat, play and rest. In the afternoon, you will participate in the caregiver activity where you will participate in the behind the scenes activities as you prepare the chimp food and feed them through throwing the food to them as you watch out for behaviors, chimp features to enable you recognize at least one chimpanzee at the island.
In the evening, as the day ends join us for an exclusive sunset cruise as you enjoy the unique view of fishermen casting their nets, fishing villages as they wind down the day and of course the golden circular site of nature’s eye going to sleep. As you sip away on cold drinks in a romantic bliss.
On return after dinner, indulge us as we work you through the cultures of Uganda through music, dance, storytelling and drama.
Day 3 – Ngamba Trail and departure
Have an early morning cup of tea/coffee then you will proceed to the forest where you will learn about the rich ecosystems and abundant life of the 95-acre rain jungle. You will learn how the chimps spend their days, what they eat in the wild, how they hunt by following their trails in the forest. You will also be treated to sights of different plants, tree species and over 120 bird’s species. Ngamba cave where you will get to learn about its history and why it was chosen a home for the 49 chimpanzees. Enjoy breakfast at the Restaurant later view the chimp feeding then depart for Entebbe.
Price per person from $918 Minimum 2 persons
1. Airport & pier transfers to/from Entebbe
2. English speaking driver/guide
3. Full-board Meals (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
4. Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
5. Entrance fees
6. Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
7. Accommodation at Tented Camp
1. International flight
2. Visa (USD $100)
3. Meals and drinks not mentioned above
4. Items of personal nature
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