Lady Gaga goes on exciting safari

Cape Town: Singer Lady Gaga says she got a chance to get a close glimpse of lions when she recently went on a safari trip in Johannesburg.

Gaga, 26, took time off her South African tour and spent time with nature, reports

Later, she posted pictures from the trip on Twitter, and wrote: "Safari picture: in this photo I`m about 10 feet from 13 lions, 2 cubs. I spent about 30 minutes with them and took a nap."

"The lion pride even woke up at one point and let us come closer... and yes I cut a hole in my bush hat so my pony (tail) could stick out. Safari Barbie."

Gaga will now perform here Dec 3.