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3 Days Ngamba Chimpanzee Tour

This 3 Days (2 Nights) 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. This trip offers an exceptional opportunity to closely observe and interact with these fascinating great apes in this unique setting.

Trip Highlights

Day1: Early morning pickup from Kampala to Entebbe. Transfer from Entebbe to Ngamba Island by boat ride.

Day 2: Take a forest walk with the chimpanzees at Ngamba Island.

Day 3: Return to Entebbe and get transferred to your hotel or at the airport.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Ngamba Island
By 0800 hrs be at UWEC (Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre)/ Entebbe Zoo. The Island guide will meet you to brief you about the Island. Then you will be transferred from land by a motor speedboat to the island. You will ride across the shores of Lake Victoria the second largest fresh water in the world.  Crossing over to Ngamba Island takes 45 minutes. Welcome to Ngamba Island, home to 39-orphaned chimpanzees!  Ngamba islands are part of the archipelago Koome group of islands. After arrival, its feeding time!  Watch the chimps interact with each other and feed. You will notice we as humans have so much in common with these lovely creatures like the way they grab food, eat and chew it, clap among other behaviors. In the evening, go for a nature forest walk or do birding. Relax and stay overnight at Ngamba Island tented Camp.

Day 2: Ngamba Island Forest Walk
After breakfast, if you have approved medical qualifications go for a forest walk on the island. Get intimate with our closest relatives as they climb you, pull your hair, or just walk along holding your hand! Lunch. It is really a fascinating experience! Take a walk in the forest in search for birds or relax at the lakeshores. Stay overnight at Ngamba tented Island Camp

Day 3: Ngamba – Entebbe
Enjoy morning breakfast at leisure and then transfer to the mainland by motor speedboat back to Entebbe, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre.

End of the Safari

Inclusions and Exclusions

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

  • The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Full English speaking tour guide
  • Boat cruise
  • But it excludes; Items of personal nature like Laundry, Beers,
  • Park entrance fees


  • 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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