Gatatu Safaris. Authentic African Safari Experience

6-Day Chimpanzee, Gorillas & Lake bunyonyi.


Safari tours no matter how enticing can be expensive especially for solo travelers. This doesn’t mean you should miss this once in a lifetime experience. Hence, we offer group joining budget safaris to offer more flexibility. When you send a quote request, tell us your preferred travel dates so we can check our safari schedule and let you know which dates we can recommend for you to join. This tour also includes other activities such as canoe trekking and pygmy community immersion among others.

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • 4x4 vehicle  transport
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

 


Categories: Uganda, Rwanda, Top Safaris


Price Ranges: USD $

Activities:

  • Gorilla Trekking

Days: 6-7 Days


Activities:

  • Gorilla Trekking

Day 1: 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 Kabale Katuna Boarder, then Ntungamo and Kagamba
•    Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
•    Accommodation: Tembo safari lodge Hostel
•    Meals & drinks:
•    Meals included Drinking water.

We set out for an early morning game drive to Kyambura Gorge with the option to do a walking safari. Kyambura, which means the “Valley of Apes” is situated in the far-east corner of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This boasts of breathtaking landscapes and home to an abundant wildlife from primates to wild animals, and birds. During the walk, you are likely to see chimpanzees and other monkeys, hippos, elephants, lions, and birds among many others. At sunrise, chances of seeing lions, hyenas and leopards are high.

The game drive takes 6 hours that will see us driving back to our accommodation ready for an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel that will make us have face to face to hippos, Crocodiles and other wildlife within the water.

  • Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Accommodation: Tembo safari Lodge Hostel
  • Meals & drinks:
  • All meals included Drinking water.

After breakfast, we board our safari vehicle and make our way to Karinzu forest for Chimpanzee Trekking. This trip is a continuation of the journey through Kagamba, Ntungamo, and finally Kabale town, a place regarded to be the Switzerland of Africa with its magnificent mountain views. We then proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Situated Southwest of Uganda, this park holds the highest number of gorilla population in the world.

You will stay in a cozy eco lodge situated within the community of Rubuguri, between 2 gorilla families of Rushaga and Nkuringo gorilla families. Know that Rushaga gorilla families hold the most number of gorillas than any other family in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

  • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Accommodation: Wild Olives Lodge
  • Meals & drinks:
  • All meals included Drinking water.

This day is an adventure for another Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. We begin with an informative orientation from the briefing center. The ranges will conduct the briefing as well as lead you to the forest for a walk in search of Gorillas. An up close encounter with the Mountain gorillas is a once in a lifetime experience-a memory that Uganda will leave with you to cherish.

In the afternoon, we proceed to Lake Bunyonyi and make our way up to Arcadia Cottages, which offers one of the most stunning views of Lake Bunyonyi.

  • Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake bunyonyi Eco Resort.
  • Meals & drinks:
  • All meals included Drinking water.

Today we set out for the Batwa community in Karengerere. Upon arrival, your guide will take you at the top of the hills to take in the great view of Lake Bunyonyi. You will also have the opportunity to take amazing photographs while trekking to hidden places. You can also visit the underprivileged children of Mwendo who will welcome you with utmost hospitality via a short concert or traditional dance.
Today, we visit the famous Lake Bunyonyi, also known as a place for little birds. In fact “Bunyonyi” translates to “place of many little birds”. Lake Bunyonyi encircles 29 islands of various shapes and sizes- an amazing beauty that will make your heart skip a beat. You will embark on a canoe trek to enjoy its serene ambiance and breathtaking view, which has made this place synonymous to paradise.

You can also swing by at the local communities and some islands including the punishment and upside island within Lake Bunyonyi. You may also choose to spend your time visiting one of our company supported community projects, where you can meet Ugandan children.


Main destination: Lake Bunyonyi

  • Accommodation: Lake bunyonyi Eco Resort.
  • Meals & drinks:
  • All meals included Drinking water.)

Transfer to Kigali through Kabale town and Katuna Boarder.
Main destination: Kigali

  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: All meals not included
  • Drinks not included

Price per person:


Cost per person :$1670USD based 6 persons.