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8-Day African Safari Tour- Uganda Safari

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    Day 1: Kabale National park

    The park provides shelter to roughly around 70 mammals as well as over 375 species of birds. In the afternoon, we go for a walk at Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary where you can see primate species, and reptiles among other interesting mammals. (Budget tented camp)

    Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking & Transfer to Semuliki National park

    Get the real Ugandan atmosphere as you move through the bushes and watch the Chimps swing through the steady branches. (Mid-range lodge)

    Day 3: Semuliki National Park Wildlife Game viewing & Hotsprings

    Semuliki National Park is home to a number of exotic Central African wildlife and Batwa pygmy community. We also go on a short walk and arrive to see the Sulphur hot spring in a hot mineral encrusted swamp. (Mid-range lodge) 

    Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park

    We will set out for a real Ugandan African adventure traversing through the bushes of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you can see hippos, leopards, elephants, lions, and Chimpanzees among others. In the afternoon, we proceed to Mweya peninsula for a boat safari where you get to see crocodiles. (Mid-range lodge)

    Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    We depart for Bunyaruguru and pass through scenic Ugandan landscape. Finally, we will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda where another amazing game drive adventure awaits. (Budget lodge)

    Day 6: Gorilla Tracking, Batwa experience & Lake Bunyonyi

    We begin today’s activity with the much-awaited Gorilla Trekking in either Mgahinga or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to half of the Gorilla living in this world.

    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. (Mid-range resort)

    Day 7: Lake Bunyonyi Canoe Trekking & Village Walk

    You will embark on a canoe trek to enjoy the serene ambiance and breathtaking views of Lake Bunyonyi. This lake encircles 29 islands of various shapes and sizes. (Mid-range resort)

    Day 8: Transfer to Kampala or Kigali

    After breakfast, we ride a motorboat and land on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi. From there, we head back to either Kampala or Kigali in Rwanda.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You will be picked up from your hotel
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    8 days
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • National Park fees
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • All activities
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    We had a good time exploring ouganda with Gazazu! Richard can arrange anything for you, he is very helpfull!
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    GATATU Safari was very professional and kind . Ready to solve immediately all the problem that can occur when you travel in country like Uganda , still not perfectly turistized . All the accommodation were excellent (obviously in connection with what the place can offer), in
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    Response from Gatatu S, Owner at 8-Day African Safari Tour- Uganda Safari
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thanks alot for the recommendations, we had a great time with your family when we met at the hotel around lake bunyonyi in Uganda but we have appreciated your marketing of Gatatu Safaris back in Italy after receiving another family for safari in Uganda and Rwanda.
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    We went into an 8days Safari in Uganda with Gatatu Safaris. The expererience was amazing and overall even exceeded our expectations. Lodging was amazing (imagine Elephants coming exactly out of your door in the lodge feeding and you are there to capture the moment) Activities
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    Response from Vacationer517470, Owner at 8-Day African Safari Tour- Uganda Safari
    Responded 13 Oct 2019
    Thank you so much and we would love to host you in East Africa Again.
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    We had group tour with Gatatu Safari and had amazing trip with their professional guides. They were taking care all operations, it was super safe and the trip was amazing. Also they run some social projects about local people, we have all visited their school for orphanages,
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    Response from Vacationer517470, Owner at 8-Day African Safari Tour- Uganda Safari
    Responded 13 Oct 2019
    Thank you so much for bringing a group you from Turkey and we are happy for the cooperation!, we are looking forward for more of group tours from Turkey and thanks alot for more recommendations to different travelers.
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    My friend and I decided to go with Gatatu Safaris due to the great reviews we saw on TripAdvisor, the excellent price we were quoted and our preference to travel with a local tour operator. We were guided by both Jasper and Stephen, who ensured we were comfortable at all times
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    Response from Vacationer517470, Owner at 8-Day African Safari Tour- Uganda Safari
    Responded 13 Oct 2019
    We will always offer you the best when you return!
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    By: Gatatu Safaris
    58 reviews
    Resort664273
    30
    Very nice
    We had a good time exploring ouganda with Gazazu! Richard can arrange anything for you, he is very helpfull!
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    Christina M
    66
    DO NOT BOOK- Permits not purchased- Tour did not happen
    My husband and I went to Africa for our dream honeymoon. Visiting the gorillas was a bucket list item for us.
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    mettemanonen
    Finland, Minnesota
    10
    Gatatu Team Is Simply Awesome
    Starting From booking to receiving from airport There provided each and every facilities in a very clear manner
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    DavidWarnerHere
    Lake Tahoe (California), California
    10
    Made Our Trip Memorable For Lifetime
    One of the best tour operator provided us each and every facilities which we were planning for. Good accommodation
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    Shafikmuubiru
    10
    Touring uganda
    It was an amazing tour with Gatatu safaris where I had a first best trip in uganda from Kenya to Kansase
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    Markallan834
    10
    Impressive organisation
    Honestly...speaking if there's any safari that i would love to use again for my next trip in JINJA that would be
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    shivon1992
    Melbourne, Australia
    72
    8 day safari
    Had a great experience with Gatatu safaris. Richard was great to deal with and my fiancé and I thoroughly enjoyed
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    AMaspons
    Parets del Valles, Spain
    10
    Good experience
    Perfect experience with a private driver around Uganda. We enjoy a lot with people, gorilas, and the nice places
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    heidieng348
    Oslo, Norway
    10
    Amazing trip!
    We had an amazing trip with Jasper, and our overall experience with Gatatu Safaris was great. We recommended them
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    Christina M
    66
    WARNING DO NOT BOOK WITH GATATU !!
    where do I start, first off don't even take a chance on looking at all the other good reviews, we did the same
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    Kemigishafortunate03
    10
    HONEYMOON HOLIDAY
    it was a tremendous holiday for me and my husband for spending our honeymoon holiday as lovers in a gorgeous quiet
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    509eskildn
    Baerum Municipality, Norway
    10
    Safari Queen Elisabeth
    This trip went great from first email contact with Gatatu Safari to the end of the journey. We stayed in Jinja and
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    Benwood201
    UK
    314
    Great Trip
    Picked up in Kigali, we first visited Akagera NP in Eastern Rwanda, then crossed into Uganda and visited Lake
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    Justyna M
    52
    Great experience
    We had a very good experience with this agent. They organized gorilla safari in Mgahinga and transfer to Rwanda
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    ktrin22
    seattle
    154
    BUYER BEWARE - gorilla and chimp permits never purchased by Gatatu
    After researching a few safari companies, we (group of 4) chose to work with Gatatu as they had great reviews and
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