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Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Tour, Uganda (3 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 3 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 144 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 252 US Dollar (USD)

This tour visits Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary on Lake Victoria. Situated 23km off shore from Entebbe, the Sanctuary was set up by a group of concerned organisations including Uganda Wildlife Education Centre and Jane Goodall Institute among others, to offer a facility for now over 50 orphaned chimpanzees to co-habitat in a natural environment.

Day 1: Arrival
Arrive at Entebbe international airport, meet with the driver guide for introduction and transfer to a hotel in Entebbe. Depending on your time of arrival you could board a boat for a night at Ngamba Island and start the chimp view the following morning. O/N Lake Victoria hotel or Boma Guest house or Ngamba Island Camp (BB).

Day 2: Entebbe – Ngamba Island
This day starts with a briefing at UWEC then board a Boat from Entebbe main land and depart for Ngamba Islands. The boat cruise can take about 50 minutes with a speed boat and about 90 minutes with a traditional boat. You can either watch the morning or evening feeding of the chimpanzees from a raised wooden platform depending on the time of arrival. O/N: Ngamba Island Camp (FB).

Day 3: Ngamba Island Sanctuary
After breakfast in the morning, go for a forest walk viewing chimpanzees, birds and other species. You will break for lunch and in the afternoon take a village walk visiting fishing villages then later go swimming at the equator after which you will go for a relaxed night or even board a speed boat back to Entebbe. O/N: Ngamba Island Camp or Lake Victoria hotel or Boma Guest house (HB).

Day 4: Departure
Board a boat back to Entebbe mainland. Here you will transfer to Entebbe airport for your return flight back home.

Supplemental Tour Information:
Departure Times:
Speedboat morning at 09:00 or afternoon 12:00.
Traditional Motorized Boat anytime.

-Speedboat 1: Capacity: 5 pax. Engine: outboard Yamaha 140HP. An 18 foot sea going ski boat with single foam filled hull, sun canopy and life jackets.
-Speedboats 2 & 3: Capacity: 12 pax. Engine: 2 X outboard Yamaha 140HP, A 25 foot speed boat, sun canopy and life jackets on board.
-A Traditional Motorised boat – Capacity 20 pax, modified boat for tourist travelling on Lake Victoria. Life jackets and rain suites on board.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Each of 1 person: USD 210
- Each of 2 or more people: USD 120.

Price Includes:
- Vehicle and driver/guide, and entrance/chimpanzee viewing fees
- Lunches are separate
- Tour lasts a whole day.

Note: fees for chimpanzee walks - USD 350 per walk, not included in safari cost. Our fees include ground transport, accommodation and meals, boat transfers to the island and visits to other islands while there, as well as watching the morning and afternoon chimpanzee feeds on a raised platform daily while on the Island. Overnight stays on the island done at the good and well-managed Ngamba Island Camp. Setting up private tents on the island for overnight accommodation not allowed.

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2010

Our company is a fully licensed, safari tour operator based in Kampala, Uganda. Since 1999 we have outfitted and operated mountain gorilla expeditions specializing in Mountain Gorilla safaris, and organising Events and Conferences of all kinds in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo and Burundi. The Company is a member of The Uganda...

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