1 Day Ngamba Island Chimps Tour

Ngamba Island Day Tour, 1 Day Ngamba Island Chimps Tour

Ngamba Island Day Trip usually starts from Kampala or Entebbe in the morning.  It involves driving to the boat pier to start a cruise to Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria.

Ngamba Island Day Trip

Tourists enjoying a Boat Cruise to Ngamba Island from Entebbe area.

Starting a Ngamba Island Day Trip, a Chimpanze Island in Lake Victoria.

After a short briefing by the guide, depart from Entebbe Pier on the shores of Lake Victoria and sail by a speed boat to the island. The voyage lasts 45 minutes to reach Ngamba. On arrival at the chimp island, get a small briefing and then view the morning feeding of the chimps from the visitors’ platform along the end of the fence.

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Visitors Watching chimpanzees from the Visitors’ Platform at Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria.

The climax of the tour to the Chimpanzee Island is seeing the primates feed and play with each other. You are free to swim and visit the neighboring fishing village, ddo bird watching or take a rest. In a short amount of time you are there you will see such different personalities among the group, with some whistling for food and others clapping.

Having enjoyed your stay to the sanctuary, return to Entebbe in the afternoon and have lunch at Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel, Botanical Beach Hotel or Lake View Hotel among others. Following lunch is a visit to the Uganda Wild Life Education Centre to see a variety of wild animals in their protected sections. This tour takes about an hour or slightly more. From here, go to Botanical Gardens where you will see a variety of butterflies & a variety of birds and also enjoy the spectacular of Lake Victoria. Drive back to Kampala marking the end of your one-day adventure experience.

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An aerial view of Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria

Ngamba Island Day Tour to see the Chimpanzee Feeding.

While on a one day to Ngamba Island, the following activities  are on your safari programme:-
1. Chimpanzee Feeding
2. Watch and interact with the Chimps
3. Leisure and entertainment
4. Birding
5. Botanical gardens
6. Spot butterflies and Lake Victoria
7. Visit to Uganda Wildlife Education Centre visit. 

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Related Chimpanzee Trekking Safaris in Uganda:-

Meanwhile, Ngamba Island is not the only safari detsination in Uganda where to see chimpanzees, there are many others. Kibale forest, Budongo Forest, Kyambura Gorge and Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve are other tourist attractions for chimpanzee safaris in Uganda.



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