On this tour you will discover Chimpanzees at Ngamba Island which is a sanctuary for Orphaned Chimps and it has been in existence for the last 25years. You will as well have a taste of Uganda’s adventure on a visit to Jinja where you will partake in rafting.
On this tour you will discover Chimpanzees at Ngamba Island and as well have a taste of Uganda’s adventure safari in Jinja. Ngamba Island is located 23kms off Southeast of Entebbe, on an Island in the world’s second largest fresh water lake; The Victoria. The sanctuary has existed for 25years as of 2023 and it is home to over 50 orphaned Chimpanzees. It covers an area of 100acres of which 95 are forested.
So on this safari, expect to see the Chimpanzees at Ngamba Island, some of the most delightful Apes. You will participate in a feeding session of the Chimps and also take on a boat cruise on lake Victoria.
You will also visit Jinja in the Eastern part of Uganda and immerse in adventure experiences including rafting, or tubing on the Nile.
Note: Welcome to the Land of Epic Adventures! You will be warmly received by our guide at Entebbe International airport on the day of arrival. He will then transfer you to the Ngamba offices in Entebbe for briefing and finalize arrangements to visit the Island. Approximate cruising time 45minutes by speed boat.
O/n: Ngamba Tented camp. Meal Plan: Half Board [HB]
Start with a hearty breakfast at the camp, then set into the forest for a nature walk to experience the pristine African forest. Later return to the camp, have lunch and later prepare for the afternoon (1430hours) session of Chimpanzee feeding on a viewing platform. After the activity relax at the Island or you may decide to take part in activities like volleyball, swimming and shopping.
O/n: Ngamba Tented camp. Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]
Today after breakfast, you will participate in a Chimpanzee integration experience, the activity, allows you join a small group of young Chimps on a one hour walk through their forest habitat. In the midmorning, you will visit a local fishing village where you will encounter local communities. Return to the camp for lunch, and in the evening you will take on a breathtaking cruise and watch the golden eye of the sun setting over the crystal waters of the world’s second largest fresh water lake the; Victoria. The cruise presents you opportune moments to see lots of species like water birds and other wildlife like Otters.
Meal Plan: Full Board [FB] O/n: Ngamba Tented camp.
Today after having breakfast, boat transfer from the Island to the docking point and mainland at Entebbe, then travel to the eastern part of the country in Jinja. Check in at the accommodation where overnight and dinner will be.
O/n: Kingfisher lodge (Midrange)/ Nile River camp (Basic). Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]
Begin with a hearty breakfast, transfer to the Nile where you will enjoy a tubing experience/ float on the on the river Nile, nothing is fun and relaxing like sitting back and relaxing on the imposing mighty waters of this world’s wonder river.
Have a lunch break in the afternoon, then head for an exciting cruise along river Nile. You will cruise to the source where it starts its journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Full Board [FB] O/n: Kingfisher lodge (Midrange)/ Nile River camp (Basic).
After breakfast, your safari guide will transfer you to the starting point at the Nile from where you will begin a half day rafting adventure. At this point you meet with the rafting guide who will take you through briefing and later immerse into the rafting adventure on the Nile.
After lunch, you depart Jinja and drop off is in Kampala or Entebbe Airport for your flight back home.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch. End of Safari.
* Tour Starts and Ends in Kampala or Entebbe
* Book return flights departing EBB after 2000hours
*All activity fees unless labeled as optional
*Professional English Speaking guide/driver
*Ground Transportation in a 4x4 Safari vehicle (Van for Basic or Midrange and Land cruiser for Luxury)
*Round trip Airport/ Hotel transfers
*Drinking mineral water in the car and Meal Plans as described during tour
*Accommodation during the tour and on the day of Arrival
*Necessary Government VATs
*Tourist visa fees (visa can be arranged on request)
*Accommodation on last day of tour [can be arranged on request]
*Airline ticket (arranged on request)
*Tips, Gratuities and any expenses of personal nature
*Personal travel insurance (arranged on request)
*Meals/ foods and beverages outside the menu.