Ssese and Ngamba Island Tour
This tour provides the perfect getaway for newly wed couples, business travelers, families and professionals in a calm hospitable environment. It offers a quite serene environment away from all the hassles of busy cities, an ideal place for honeymooners, retreats, and tourists among others. Take a boat on Lake Victoria and visit Jane Goodall’s Ngamba sanctuary home of the orphaned chimpanzees.
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe-Kampala 45Mins-1hr
Arrival at Entebbe Airport where you will be welcomed by a 1000 Shades of Green representative and transferred to your accommodation in Kampala. Overnight at Cassia Lodge Kampala (B&B)
Day 2: Kampala City Tour
A tour to some of the historical and cultural sights of Uganda including the Uganda Museum, Nomo (National) Gallery, Baha’i Temple, Makerere University School of Public Health, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Owino Market, Kabaka’s Palace, National Theatre, Cathedrals and Gaddafi Mosque. Lunch is not included, but transport provided to one of the many restaurants in Kampala. In the afternoon, enjoy guided shopping at various craft markets, including the one behind the National Theatre if time permits. This trip can be modified to fit your special areas of interest such as arts and crafts, culture, or nature viewing. Overnight at Cassia Lodge Kampala. B.B
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking- Ngamba Islands
Ngamba Island is located on lake Victoria, 23 Km southwest of Entebbe. They provide these orphaned chimpanzees with a secure home to live out their lives, since a return to their natural habitat is not currently possible. Spend time watching chimpanzees as they play, interact with each other and even watch what you are doing. The thrill of knowing that by visiting them on Ngamba Island you are directly contributing to their well being, overall conservation of the species and supporting the local community gives an additional meaning to your safari. Dinner & Overnight at Boma Guest house.B.L.D
Day 4: Kampala-Ssese Islands
Leave Kampala at noon to be in time for the ferry at Nakiwogo, travel by ferry to Bugala Islands. These islands are well known for their Caribbean like feel and they will offer you the sight of splendid white sand beaches and sky blue waters. The island residents include vervet and Colobus monkeys, a variety of bird species and scores of butterflies. Dinner and Overnight at Ssese Palm Beach. B.L.D.
Day 5: Ssese Island Tour
After having breakfast you will set out on a forest walk through the island’s un-spoilt forests. While on it you can take some photos in the verdant forests. You will view a variety of wildlife that dwells in the forest and among them are monkeys, butterflies, and birds among others. Return to the hotel for lunch, and in the afternoon, have leisure at the lake, fish or swim if at all interested. Dinner and over night at Ssese Palm Beach. B.L.D.
Day 6: Fishing Villages Tour
Following breakfast you will enjoy a boat ride on Africa’s largest lakes; Lake Victoria. Visit the neighboring local fishing villages to observe and experience their way of life, check out their fishing methods in addition to seeing the variety of fishes they catch. Have lunch and enjoy the afternoon at leisure on the white sandy beaches. Dinner and over night at Ssese Palm Beach. B.L.D.
Day 7: Return to Entebbe
After breakfast, transfer by boat to Entebbe at 8.00 o’clock where you will be met by one of our company Guide to be driven back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport where the safari ends.
End of Tour!
Price from 1,198 per person (*Minimum 2 Persons)
Price Quotes Includes
Airport transfers (pick and drop)
Ground transport per 4WD safari vehicle
English speaking driver/guide
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
Three meals a day, apart from your stay in Kampala & Entebbe (B&B)
Mineral water in the safari vehicle
Ngamba island visit
Ferry to Ssese Islands
Fishing canoe tour at Ssese Islands
Price Quote Excludes
Visa (USD $50 per person)
Meals and drinks not mentioned
Items of personal nature
Tips & laundry service