Ngamba Island, Chimpanzee Sanctuary established in 1998 for the care and welfare of entrusted animals while conserving as far as possible the ecosystem of the island.
At Ngamba Island activities include welfare of individual captive chimpanzees entrusted to its care, long-term management of a sanctuary for confiscated individuals that cannot be returned to the wild, intervention to assist individuals in the wild when deemed necessary, conservation education of the general Ugandan public with particularly emphasis on chimpanzees, ecotourism, community participation, capacity building through training, and building viable national, regional and international partnerships on chimpanzee conservation.
Day 1: Ngamba Island
After early breakfast, take a visit to the chimpanzees’ island! Entebbe and take a boat ride (23km) from Entebbe to Ngamba Islands. Upon arrival at Ngamba Island, you will be greeted by the duty caregiver of the Chimpanzees and then after you will be able to view and photograph these fascinating apes in their natural environment from only a few metres away! In the afternoon you will take a boat ride back to Entebbe and return to your hotel for dinner and over night.
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The quotation above includes a return transfer from Kampala; boat rides from Entebbe Pier, free entrance to UWEC but excludes lunch and other personal items.
The safari package includes
-Transportation in a safari vehicle
-Boat transfers to Ngamba
-Lunch at Ngamba Island
-Entry fees to Ngamba Island
-Chimpanzee viewing fees
The package to exclude expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, cigars, any and other