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The Jane Goodall Institute Guided Safari (15 Days)

Jane Goodall Institute Guided SafariThe Jane Goodall Institute has been operating in Uganda for the past decade and has assisted many conservation and research projects in the country. The institute has worked to establish a world class chimpanzee sanctuary located on Ngamba Island, on Lake Victoria, and has assisted the Uganda Wildlife Authority in developing an eco-tourism project to observe wild chimpanzees that does not disturb, interfere with or jeopardize their existence, as well as a countywide environmental education program targeting primary school children.

Jane Goodall Institute Guided Safari
Together with a professional local safari operator, the Jane Goodall Institute has arranged an extensive tour of Uganda where you will visit some of the most beautiful forests in the country, have an opportunity to see both of the great apes (mountain gorillas and chimpanzees) in the wild, and many other primate species. Along with this, you will see first hand the work that JGI is carrying out Uganda to not only protect the long term survival of chimpanzees, but to ensure Ugandans are given opportunities to develop their country in a sustainable manner.

Merchison Falls UgandaThe safari is guided by a qualified research primatologist from JGI, who is an expert on primates as well as the conservation issues of the country. Your fifteen day safari visits the above projects as well as offering two optional forest walks with the orphaned chimpanzees on Ngamba Island, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest and viewing Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and/or in Rwanda, at the Park National des Volcans, game viewing in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, and the famous Murchison Falls National Park on the Nile river.

Your visit not only helps Uganda, but also the chimpanzees, with a large portion of the trip costs being donated directly to the various JGI projects in Uganda.

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