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Gatatu Safaris

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Kabale, Uganda
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We are a safari company based in Uganda. Since our inception in 2011, we have served numerous clients from around the world. We take pride for our personal service and treat all our guests like a family. Our diverse range of tours suits all types of travellers from solo travelers, to couples on a honeymoon, or families on holiday.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kabale, Uganda
+256 39 2576590
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent 10 days with guide Stephen from Gatatu Safaris & they were fantastic,fulfilled many of my dreams (Gorillas &Chimpanzees) and much much more. Importantly great value for money, I have delayed Safari plans in the past,thinking (incorrectly) it would be out of my range, If...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

I had a fantastic trip with Gatatu Safaris. I'm a budget traveller, usually backpacking. Gatatu's prices were reasonably cheap compared to other companies so I enquired and was contacted by Richard the owner. Richard answered every question I had (around 50 emails). So I decided...More

1  Thank Tai H
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We were really well looked after by our Guide and he was extremely knowledgeable in his field. Communication was extremely good during the planning stages and everything promised was delivered. We have nothing but good to say about this Company from the owner Richard to...More

Thank spurdles2017
Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Chris & Alison. Thanks a lot for trusting us and make the lifetime experience on Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking with other fascinating activities. Congratulations!

Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I can't fault the service we received from gatatu safaris from start to finish they were excellent. Richard was incredibly helpful with any questions before we arrived in Uganda and everything was perfectly organised . Our guide stephen was also fantastic and went out of...More

Thank Matt P
Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Matt!!! Thank you for appreciating our services but it was great trusting us and booking with us in Uganda, I appreciated meeting you, Nick and Steven on the same safari in our beautiful country Uganda and looking forward to seeing you again. Richard

Reviewed August 28, 2017

We highly recommend Gatatu Safaris as they fulfilled our holidays dreams in Uganda! We travelled in Western Uganda with Gatatu Safaris for 4 full days, but had we known how much Uganda has to offer, we would have stayed even longer. Everything Gatatu organised worked...More

Thank Nina B
Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Dear Nina!! Thank you for booking a safari with us being the first Danish to travel with us in Uganda. Thank you for trusting us with your dollars to handle your fascinating safari in Uganda. Was great meeting you and your beloved husband at cafe...More

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Gatatu Safaris organized for us a 7-day safari in Western and Southern Uganda, with visits of the Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the lake Bunyonyi. The tour was super well organized with a crescendo of experiences and wonders....More

Thank Frederic L
Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Thanks from Uganda!, You always morethan welcome to travel with local Ugandans, You tested that, local Ugandans can do their best to meet all your needs at all levels. Many thank for booking a safari with and i was very happy to meet 4 of...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017

This is the way to do a safari. The personal touch organised by local people and very cost effective to do it. They supplied the guides/transport and made suggestions as to where to stay at whatever price point you want.

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Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Was great having you on a safari in Uganda, Looking forward to host you again in Uganda.

Reviewed April 21, 2017

My friend and I went on a fantastic 6 day tour to Queen Elizabeth park on safari, trekking with the chimps and gorillas, and then to Lake Bunyonyi Richard was great with communication and planning, and our guide/driver Deo was a legend! Safari was great...More

Thank robertampower
Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Local Ugandans can do all it takes to make sure the safari becomes the most successful, thanks alot for booking a safari with local Ugandans, we promise to always do our best we can for better more. Many thanks Richard

Reviewed April 18, 2017

We booked our three day safari to Queen Elizabeth Park at the Gatatu office in Kabale, explaining to the Director, Richard, that each of us had different priorities, ranging from serious wildlife photography to extending knowledge of birds gained on many previous safaris to a...More

Thank Liz W
Richard T, Owner at Gatatu Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017

Dear Liz. Thank you so much for booking a safari with us to Queen Elizabeth National park but thank you for your commitment to help many children and schools in Kabale but looking forward to meeting you in London later this but also see you...More

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