8 Days Ngamba Island, Jinja & Mountain Elgon Tour

The 8 Days Ngamba Island, Jinja & Mountain Elgon Tour takes you Chimpanzee Viewing in Ngamba Island, White Water Rafting along River Nile and nature walks along the stunning majestic Mountain Elgon which spans two different borders i.e Uganda and Kenya.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Arrival-Ngamba Island Day 5: Transfer-Sipi Falls-Mountain Elgon National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee Viewing-Boat Cruise Day 6: Guided Nature Walk-Mountain Elgon
Day 3: Transfer-Entebbe-Jinja Town for Tour Day 7: Nature Walk-Community Visit in Mountain Elgon
Day 4: White Water Rafting-Boat Cruise Day 8: Departure-Kampala/ Entebbe

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival-Ngamba Island

Upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to the beautiful Ngamba Island a sanctuary under the Jane Goodall Institute that was founded to provide refuge to the orphaned Chimpanzees from all over East Africa.

When you reach the Island, you will enjoy beautiful views of the Lake, other islands, bird species etc then later transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Ngamba Island Tented Camp, Garuga Resort Beach Hotel, 2 Friends Entebbe Beach Hotel.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Viewing-Boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Sanctuary to view the Chimpanzees through a mesh. You will spot these enjoy their natural vegetation habitat as they play, copulate then a skilled guide will guide through the process of feeding them as well as inform you more about these unique primates in their habitat.

After an experience with the chimpanzees, you will break off for lunch then later transfer to experience a Boat Cruise around the lake an experience that will give you an opportunity to view the various Islands on lake Victoria, Bird Species, mammals etc.

Return to your lodge/ Hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Ngamba Island Tented Camp, Garuga Resort Beach Hotel, 2 Friends Entebbe Beach Hotel.

Day 3: Transfer-Entebbe-Jinja Town for Tour

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the banks of Lake Victoria in Entebbe where you will leave to embark on your journey to Jinja Town for a period of 3-4 hours. When you reach Jinja, you will break off for lunch then transfer to experience a Tour around Jinja Town.

After you Tour, transfer to check-in your lodge/ Hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Wild Waters Lodge, Haven Lodge Jinja, Source of the Nile Hotel.

Day 4: White Water Rafting-Boat Cruise

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the banks of River Nile to experience remarkable White Water Rafting adventures along River Nile.

You will experience the grade you choose to beat along the River Nile for these vary from Grade 1 to Grade 5 for a period of 4-5 hours and when you are done, you will break off for lunch.

After lunch, transfer to experience a Boat Cruise along the River Nile to go spot the Source of Nile. The cruise will reward you stunning views at the green terrain vegetation, birds and Islands.

After return to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Wild Waters Lodge, Haven Lodge Jinja, Source of the Nile Hotel.

White Water Rafting in UgandaDay 5: Transfer-Sipi Falls-Mountain Elgon National Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Sipi Falls and when you reach here you will proceed to enjoy a guided Nature Walk to the top of these magnificent Waterfalls.

You will have views at numerous species of birds, terrain and small mammals. After you adventure, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Moses’ Campsite, Sipi River Lodge, Rose’s Last Chance.

Day 6: Guided Nature Walk-Mountain Elgon

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to enjoy a Guided Nature Walk to the neighboring Local Communities along the slopes of Mountain Elgon.

You will have stunning experiences with them as you learn about their way of life, culture and traditional Customs. After you adventure, you will return back to your lodge/ Hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Moses’ Campsite, Sipi River Lodge, Rose’s Last Chance.

Day 7: Nature Walk-Community Visit in Mountain Elgon

Wake up have breakfast then transfer on guided nature walk along the Bamboo Trail to the Kapkwai Caves. Along the walk you will watch various birds, vegetation types, plains, coffee plantations.

You will also view the beautiful Moorland vegetation. After the walk break off for lunch then later transfer to visit the Budadiri Community and Sipi Widow’s Group.

After the visit transfer back to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Moses’ Campsite, Sipi River Lodge, Rose’s Last Chance.

Day 8: Departure-Kampala/ Entebbe

Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage embark on your transfer to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.

Safari Includes
  • Transportation to and fro
  • Expert, English-speaking local driver/guide
  • All accommodations while on tour
  • Meal as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park Entrance fees
  • All Activity Fess included in the tour itinerary
  • Pre-tour briefing and itinerary document, maps and postcards
Safari Excludes
  • International flight and Visas
  • Personal insurance
  • Drinks, tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Extra items.

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Working Hours

Mon – Fri. 08:00 – 17:00

Saturday. 08:00 – 12:00