Your personal invite to feeding time at Entebbe’s Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary
A gorgeous lakeside town, Entebbe is the ideal base for part of your tailor-made holiday in Uganda. Close to the expansive waters of Lake Victoria, Entebbe provides easy access to some of the region’s most famous landmarks, including the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Uganda’s capital city of Kampala and the historic town of Jinja.
Ngamba Island was first established as a sanctuary in 1998, and today countless chimpanzee leap carefree through its forest canopy. Rescued from captivity and bought here for rehabilitation, meet cheeky chimp up close on a purpose-built raised platform. Feeding time is particularly thrilling to watch.
Your experienced personal guide can also take you to the historic town of Jinja, made famous in the 19th century as a central hub for European explorers. Pioneers such as Burton, Stanley and Speke set off from here, first connecting the endless maze of rivers and lakes that form Africa's central highlands. Today a different kind of thrill is on offer in the form of bungee jumps and white-water rafting.
Before returning to the relative calm of Entebbe, your guide can help you explore Uganda’s thriving capital, Kampala. A lively metropolis of political, commercial and intellectual interest, Kampala offers a unique insight into modern African life, ensuring your travel experience encompasses the wild and the cultured, and the historic and modern.