Gatatu Safaris. Authentic African Safari Experience

6-Day Luxury Gorillas, Chimps, Lions Tour


This tour will take you through South West of Uganda. Activities include game drives and cruise on Kazinga channel. You will also experience canoe trekking around the serene Lake Bunyonyi and immerse in Pygymies community. Chimpanzee tracking as well as Gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable National Park is also included as highlights of your safari.


Categories: Uganda, Top Safaris


Price Ranges: USD $ 1400- 2999

Activities:

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

Days: 6-7 Days


Activities:

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

Your guide will pick you up early in the morning. He will also provide briefing on your upcoming safari and afterwards, we make our way to Queen Elizabeth National Park passing through Masaka and Mbarara, which are metropolitan hubs in the western region of Uganda.Along the way, you can chance upon Ankole Longhorn, a landrace breed of cattle distinguished by its horns that can reach up to 8ft from tip to tip. There will be a stopover in Mbarara for a sumptuous lunch and a glass of refreshing Nile beer for the beer lovers.

Upon arrival and check-in at the booked accommodation, you can take a quick nap before our first game drive in the evening to kick off your safari holiday.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

You will go on a morning game drive after breakfast. You will get to see tree-climbing lions found in the southern area of the park lazily lying up on the branches of the huge fig trees. Indulge at the sight of Uganda Kobs in the open Ishasha plains as well as other wildlife including elephants and Cheetah roaming freely in their natural habitat.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we will drive to Karinzu forest for Chimpanzee tracking. Apart from these beautiful and smart creatures, the trek will also expose you to other primates such as Colobus Monkeys, Giant forest hog, Grey Cheeked Mangabeys, and Olive Baboons. Look up and feast your eyes to see over 350 bird species hovering above you. Afterwards, we begin our journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Kigezi. Along the way, we will pass through tea plantations of Bunyaruguru and have a stopover at the exotic Kagamba Hotsprings.

Accommodation: Lake Mutanda Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today’s adventure is the most-awaited Gorilla Tracking, which is one of Uganda’s safari highlight. Rangers will provide guidelines before we commence the tour. There are 3 Gorilla families to choose from: Rushaga, Nkuringo, and Muhavura Gorilla family.The Muhavura gorilla family is ideal for elder people who cannot travel long distances into the park.

After Gorilla tracking, the Batwa experience in Karengerere follows where your guide will take you at the top of the hills to take in the great view of Lake Bunyonyi. You can also visit the underprivileged children of Mwendo. They will welcome you with utmost hospitality via ashort concert or traditional dance.

The following day, you have the option to visit the pygmy community or go on a canoe trekking. You can also swing by at the local communities and some islands including the punishment and upside island within Lake Bunyonyi. You can also revisit the school and volunteer within the local school and interact with the children of Uganda.

Accommodation: Birdnest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we head back to Kampala or Kigali depending on your next destination. Along the way, there will be a stopover at the equator in Masaka for lunch.

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)
  $1,449 $1,450 $1,400 $1,339