Gatatu Safaris. Authentic African Safari Experience

14-Day Luxury Gorillas, Chimps, Lions, Birds Safari Tour


This has been crafted to fulfill your dream holiday exploring the wonders of both Rwanda and Uganda. You will stay in luxuryaccommodation while our staff ensures that you get quality customer service at all times. Highlights include Gorilla tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park; sightings of the Golden monkey in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda; Canoe trekking around the serene bank of Lake Bunyonyi; Exotic game drive adventure at Queen Elizabeth National Park; A tour at the rich tropical forest of Kibale National Park; Most especially, a visit at the renowned Murchison Falls National Park.


Categories: Uganda


Price Ranges: USD $ 6000 +

Activities:

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Boat Cruise
  • Bird Watching
  • Rhino Encounter
  • Wildlife Game Drive

Days: Ten days or more


Activities:

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Boat Cruise
  • Bird Watching
  • Rhino Encounter
  • Wildlife Game Drive

Your guide will pick you up early in the morning and take you to a sightseeing of Kigali, otherwise known as the “country of a thousand hills.” We will pass by several museums and take you to the Rwanda Memorial Genocide site. This educational tour will walk you through Rwanda’s darkest time in history from 1994 where close to one million people died. This eye opening experience will you provide you a deep understanding of Rwanda, hence a better appreciation of the other activities to follow.

Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Today is set for gorilla trekking! You will have an orientation before the activity and be welcomed by a cultural dance performed by the local Rwandan people. You will then have the experience of a lifetime – tracking gorillas! There will be an assigned group of gorilla families you will spend time with during your trek. Afterwards, you will board your vehicles and return to the lodge for your overnight stay.

Accommodation: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda. You will wake up, checkout and have breakfast before setting off to Uganda via the Katuna or Kyanika borders. You will either have lunch in Kabale Town or Kisoro Town, depending on which border you cross entering Uganda. You will be traveling through what is known as the “Switzerland” of Africa. Your guide will then drop you to Lake Bunyonyi, one of the deepest lakes in Africa. In the afternoon, you will have the much-awaited Canoe Trekking.

Accommodation: Birdnest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You have the option to start your day with a relaxing bird watching safari at Bushara Island Camp or visit the punishment island. Lake Bunyonyi is a place known for its birds, and you will have the chance to see wide range of these beautiful creatures amid breathtaking views and landscape. You may also choose to spend your time visiting one of our company supported community projects, where you can meet Ugandan children. Another activity to enjoy is a canoe trek to see the communities surrounding the lake. Here you can learn about the people of Uganda, such as the pygmy community of Kyevu.

Accommodation: Birdnest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We depart for Kabale Town, where you can go shopping for food at one of the local markets. We will then travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National park via Ruhija and arrive early in the afternoon. In the evening you can take a walk near the park with a local guide, otherwise just relax on your lodge and gather your energy for an exciting safari come morning.

Accommodation: Mahogany Springs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will go for your second gorilla trek. There are several gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, including the Nkuringo, Ruhaga, Ruhija and Buhoma gorilla families. Indeed, over half the gorilla population on the planet live here. You will spend half a day tracking Buhoma gorilla family and spend another cozy night at Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Accommodation: Mahogany Springs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, we set out for a real Ugandan African adventure traversing through the bushes of Queen Elizabeth National Park. After checking in at Mweya Peninsula, we commence an evening game drive to see hippos, leopards, elephants, lions, and Chimpanzees among other 95 species of mammals and over 500 species of birds.

Accommodation: Mweya Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning,we will go for a walk at Maramagombo Forest to seevarious bird species, elephants and golden monkeys. You will then get back to your lodge to relax and have your last lunch in the park of Savannah. In the afternoon, we go for a boat safari on Kazinga channel giving you an up-close encounter with the animals.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You can choose between a 3 hour chimpanzee tracking or full-day chimpanzee habituation experience. Chimpanzee tracking involves a few hours of tracking, while chimpanzee habituation involves tracking the primates from morning until the evening.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin your day with a proper stretching because there will be a lot of looking up to do! A place regarded as paradise for bird watchers, Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is home to over 375 species of birds including the Great Blue Turaco, African Pitta, Green-breasted Pitta, Afep Pigeon, White-naped Pigeon, Crowned Eagle, Red-chested Owlet, Black Bee-eater, Western Nicator…. And the list goes on.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, we make our way to Murchison Falls National Park passing through the town of Hoima. We willcross the river with a ferry and check in at Hotel Kontiki Hoima, a relaxing nook with spacious grass thatched cottages set in the beautiful Victoria gardens. We cap off the day with a late afternoon game drive.

Accommodation: Hotel Kontiki Hoima
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will cross the Nile River in a ferry and arrive at Paara Lodge in the afternoon in time for lunch. In the afternoon, we head out to Murchison Falls National Park for a late game drive. This park boasts of the famous Murchison Falls, where the waters of the Nile River squeeze through a narrow gorge. This is also home to a number of mammals and has Uganda's largest population of Nile crocodiles.

Accommodation: Paara Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

To cap of your safari holiday, we will travel through Nakasongola for an ultimate rhino encounter!Be prepared to meet fifteen southern white rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Santuary, a private, non-profit, animal sanctuary in Uganda. The sanctuary also offers interesting activities including rhino trekking, bird watching, nature walks and relaxation. Afterwards, we take you to Kampala or Entebbe international for your flight home or onward destination.

Accommodation: Not Included
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Price per person:


1 adult (1 room) 2 adults (1 room) 3 adults (1 room) 4 adults ( 2 rooms) 5 adults (2 rooms)
  $6,705 $6,605 $6,405 $6,205