Our 4 days chimpanzee tour Kibale and Ngamba Island takes you to the best places to see and view chimpanzees in Uganda. Apart from chimpanzee tracking, you also get an opportunity to learn about tea farming in Uganda. This Uganda tour starts from Kampala Uganda and ends in either Entebbe or Kampala. It can take place any time of year, so you are free to select the preferred date. Availability of the trip is highly dependant on availability of chimpanzee permits. This the best safari option for those who have a passion for chimpanzees. Chimpanzee tracking safaris and Ngamba chimpanzee viewing tour.
4 days chimpanzee tour Kibale and Ngamba Island
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale forest | Tea plantation visit.
Early morning you will depart for kibale forest park for about 5 to 6 hours . The drive will take you through fort portal and then in the afternoon, visit the tea plantation and learn more about how tea, gets to your table. Dinner and overnight Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury) / Primate Lodge (Mid-range) / Kibale Forest Camp (Budget)
Day 2: Chimpanzee tour | Bigodi nature walk
Early morning you will have breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing before you proceed to the forest. After through the forest you will start your search for the chimpanzees. and after continue for the chimpanzee trek. Once you meet the chimpanzees you are allowed to spend 1 hour following them and taking pictures and then later return to the starting point.
After lunch you will go in bigodi wetland for a swamp which has a better view for the monkeys. Watch out for black and white colobus monkeys, baboons and plenty of birds. Later return to your lodge. Dinner and overnight Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury) / Primate Lodge (Mid-range) / Kibale Forest Camp (Budget)
Day 3 : Drive to Entebbe
In the morning you will have breakfast and prepare to check out of the lodge and embark on your journey back to Entebbe through Kampala. On arrival at your hotel, you will check in at your hotel freshen up and relax or you can opt to go for a walk in Entebbe and explore more. Dinner and overnight at your hotel 2 Friends Hotel, Lake Victoria Hotel, Protea Hotel
Day 4: Visit Ngamba Island.
In the morning at exactly 7:00am our tour guide will pick you for a briefing and drive you to Lake Victoria port. While at the port, you will get a speed boat to Ngamba which should about 45 minutes away. On arrival, you will spot various bird species like the African open billed stork, fish eagles, yellow billed dark, king fishers, as well as monitor lizards along the Victoria bank of the island. You will be taken to the visitors Centre for an introduction and briefing about Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary.
On arrival at 11:00am you will be guided by the chimp caregiver to watch the chimpanzees feed. Watch them eat, share and play as they receive food, from the Ngamba island caregivers. Embark on your journey in the evening back to the mainland. You will stop at the equator watch how the boat is pushed by the south and North Pole forces. This therefore tends to keep the boat in one place. In most cases the boat engine will tend to use a little more extra energy to beat the equator line. Return to your hotel or Entebbe airport for your departure. End of 4 day chimpanzee tour in Kibale and Ngamba Island with aasafaristours.com