1 Day Ngamba Island Chimps Tour. Visit rescued chimps near Kampala


This 1-day Ngamba Island chimps tour takes you to visit the rescued chimpanzees of Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria. The Sanctuary takes care of orphaned or injured chimpanzees from the wild and offers them a new natural habitat of lush rainforest.

After the 45-minute boat cruise to the island, you will enjoy a full day of seeing and learning about all the various aspects of chimpanzees and the conservation work happening at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

There is a whole host of activities you can enjoy including overnight excursions, fishing, Ngamba trail hike, sunset cruise, caregiver, and more. You get to choose what you want to do.

This day tour is ideal in cases when going to see chimpanzees in Kibale National Park is not possible and yet you would love to meet chimpanzees in a natural environment.

The Ngamba Island Chimps tour can be undertaken as a stand-alone trip or as part of a longer Uganda safari that visits other parts of the country. In either case, talk to us and we’ll help you plan and enjoy a visit to these rescued chimps that now thrive on lake Victoria’s Ngamba Island.

Detailed Itinerary

Here is the full day-by-day itinerary for this tour

Day 1: Ngamba Island Chimps Tour

Your tour guide/driver will pick you up from your place of residence or accommodation and then drive to Entebbe at the starting point for a boat trip to the Island. Once you get to the Chimpanzee sanctuary you will have a lot of activities to choose from.

You will enjoy a full day with the chimpanzees learning more about their feeding experience and their behaviors.

Finally, in the evening we shall transfer back to Entebbe and then Kampala. You will be dropped off at your hotel/residence in Entebbe or Kampala, to mark the completion of your tour.

Accommodation: None. (The tour starts and ends on the same day).

Meal Plan: Lunch


The price of this tour includes the following items
  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof.
  • English-speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • All activities described in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.


The price of this tour does not include the following items
  • International airfares.
  • Entry visa to Uganda.
  • Personal insurance (medical/travel)
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature.(e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities.)

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