Destination Information :
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary was established to care for orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Many of the chimpanzees were rescued from poachers and are unlikely to survive reintroduction to the wild. Ngamba Island is 100 acres (approximately 40 hectares) of rain-forest situated a short boat ride (23 km) away from Entebbe, near the Equator in Lake Victoria, Uganda. It supports a rich diversity of Natural Wildlife and provides a variety of Natural foods for the chimpanzees. The island is set up as an Eco-friendly project with compost toilets, rainwater collection, proper waste management practices and solar energy for electricity and hot water.
Tour Highlights : Enjoy a speedboat cruise on lake Victoria to and from the island,Chimp viewing: an up-close view of the chimpanzees and engage in one of their feeding sessions at 11:00am,Swimming Optional swimming activity at the equator.
Itinerary- Time estimates
08:00am – Depart Kampala/Hotel for the pier on Lake Victoria for registration and briefing before going to the Island.
09:00am – Transfer to Ngamba Island by speed boat to Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary (45 minutes Cruise).
09:45am – Arrive at the Chimpanzee Island for comprehensive information about the rescued and orphaned chimpanzees on the island.
10:00am – Enjoy an up close view of the chimpanzees.
11:00am – Enjoy a morning feeding session of the Chimpanzees and possibly engage in the feeding session.
12:00pm – Transfer back to Entebbe town by speed boat or you can engage in an optional activity of swimming at the equator.
12:45pm – Drop off at hotel or place of residence.
END OF OUR SERVICE
From USD US$215.00
Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
Tour Cost Includes :
Pick up and transfer to Entebbe boat pier
Services of an English speaking driver & site guide
4WD Safari Vehicle with Pop up Roof with Fuel for a day
Speed boat transfer to Ngamba Island
Entrance fees at Ngamba island
Drop off from the Island
Chimpanzee Viewing of the morning feeding session of the chimpanzees from the visitors platform area
Listen to comprehensive Information on the life of rescued and orphaned chimps on the island.
Tour Cost Excludes :
Personal Travel Insurance.
Lunches from the Island.
Alcohol and spirits.
Tips & Personal Presents.
International Flight Visas.