Our 1 Day Trip Ngamba Island trip is really an amazing experience.
We shall head to the Ngamba Island on Lake Victoria, this is a memorable trip tour that you should have in mind because of its fascinating adventures on the Island.
Your 1 Day Trip to Ngamba Island
Your 1 Day Trip to the Ngamba Island shall include a pick up and drop off at your hotel/residence for your chimpanzee island tour in Uganda.
You will shortly be briefed about the trip by your driver/guide and drive to the mainland lake Victoria shores before jumping on your speed boat. Here, you will be provided with a life guard jacket and raincoat for your ride to the island.
If you are doing the morning session,you will set off at 9:00am, and 12noon for the afternoon session.
Get on board for a slightly bumpy ride on Lake Victoria as you cross the equator line on water.
Spot a few birds hunt for fish in the lake, and neighbouring islands of Ngamba island.
Get an island welcome by one of the sanctuary staff and a flock of weaver birds plus the sun bathing monitor lizards ushering you on the Chimpanzee island.
Your island guide will lead you to a complimentary breakfast, that is tea/coffee with a snack as you wait for the second feeding of the chimpanzees later at 11:00am.
Head to the beautiful scenery of the chimpanzee habitat, get to see some of the trees that act as herbs for the chimps for example the luwawu tree that is a de-wormer for them.
You will also shown some of the equipment that were confiscated from the poachers that were used to hunt the chimps.
Finally, view the chimpanzees from a raised platform created for the visitors, after sanitising your hands.
You may participate in feeding them as you hear the tales about the different chimpanzees.
And you shall have to observe their behavior and they too will do the same, And here you can take pictures of your favorite chimpanzee and also create memories.
Get shown their holding area, where they sleep and also have their breakfast from.
From the chimp viewing platform,proceed to the garden where volunteers take part in growing food for the chimps.
Visit the record keeping office, where each chimp has its’ records, every single day.
In addition to the above , you will get to see the food store where the food from the mainland is kept, the supply is made every five days.
Conclusively, get to see a demonstration of how the chimps are fed while in the holding area.
And there after, be treated to a delicious lunch freshly prepared by the Chef.
After your meal, you can do other activities of your choice like sunbathing, play volley ball and also take more pictorials.
Return to the mainland for your onward journey to Entebbe Airport or back to your hotel.
There are 2,visiting sessions:
- Morning session departs from the mainland at 9:00am,returns at 2:15pm.
- Afternoon session departs at 12noon and returns at 5pm.