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1 Day Ngamba Chimpanzee Watching

This adventure trip takes you for chimpanzee watching at the Ngamba Island sanctuary run by the Jane Goodall Institute. Located in Koome Islands, one of the islands within Lake Victoria, Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary is home to orphaned and rescued chimpanzees in Uganda.

Trip Highlights

Early morning pickup from Kampala to Entebbe.

Take a boat ride to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Enjoy chimpanzee watching at the sanctuary.

Return to Entebbe and get transfered to your hotel.

Trip Itinerary

Early morning head to Entebbe followed by a transfer to Ngamba Islands by a speed boat in just 45 minutes. Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary, under management of Jane Goodall Institute is located on Lake Victoria and forms part of the Koome archipelago, a group of 15 islands and islets separated from Lake Victoria by the 10km-wide Ddamba Channel. Ngamba was established in 1998 with an aim of creating a natural environment for the care and rehabilitation of 19 orphaned chimps from UWEC (Uganda Wildlife Education Centre). You will reach in time for feeding the Chimpanzee you will get an opportunity to feed them and interact with man’s closest relative. Spend about 1 hour with the chimps and later in the afternoon you can do sport fishing or take a boat ride. You will be transferred back to Entebbe.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Included in the Quotation for the Gorilla Tour are the following:

  • The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel
  • Chimnpanzee Viewing permit
  • Full English speaking tour guide
  • Boat ride to and from the Ngamba Islands


  • Airfares
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

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