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Travel: March safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in March? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: February safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in February? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: January safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in January? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

3 Epic safaris to do before you kick the bucket

Not all safaris are born equal. Some are so special by the very nature of what they offer, that even our seasoned team here at Africa Geographic keep them in their personal ‘must-do’ lists. Some refer to them as ‘bucket-list’ safaris; we simply suggest that you really should consider embarking on these journeys before you kick the bucket (list).

Travel: October safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in October? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: September safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in September? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: August safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in August? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: July safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in July? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Travel: June safari in Africa

Interested in going on an African safari in June? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.

Celebrating Rwanda’s Akagera National Park

My fascination with the Akagera National Park goes back to the years that I spent living in Tanzania. For one thing, I could never quite envisage a savannah park in Rwanda, which to me was a country of mountains and forests. However, I soon gained a fascinating insight into Africa’s largest protected wetland, home to the last of the savannah-adapted species in Rwanda.

Kwita Izina: Rwanda’s gorilla naming ceremony

Recognising the importance of names in Rwandan culture, the government of Rwanda and the Rwandan Development Board have used naming ceremonies – known as Kwita Izina (“to give a name”) – to promote the protection of Rwanda’s mountain gorillas.

Gorilla trekking for people with disabilities

Achieve Global Safaris is probably one of the few tour operators that will not discourage old people, and those living with disabilities, from experiencing gorilla trekking in either Uganda or Rwanda as we can arrange special needs gorilla trekking safari.

Rwanda set for high-end gorilla tourism

Following the recent 100% increment in the gorilla tracking permit price, Rwanda is now focusing efforts to promote gorilla safaris to overseas travellers who can afford such high-end prices.

Why are mountain gorillas endangered?

Mountain gorillas are endangered animals because of the threats they face that are harmful to their well-being and habitat. Here are some of the threats they face.

Golden monkey tracking in Uganda and Rwanda

Uganda and Rwanda are two of the lucky countries in the world that are home the endangered golden monkeys. These rare primates are native to Africa and are found within the Virunga Massif.

Gorilla trekking 101

Ranked at the top of most bucket list adventures to East Africa, gorilla trekking is an amazing experience as well as an important tool to save the critically endangered mountain gorillas and their habitat.

Gorilla trekking: Uganda, Rwanda, or DR Congo?

Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo host the only populations of mountain gorillas in the world. For most travellers, however, the decision of which country to choose for a gorilla trek can be perplexing.

Remarkable Rwanda

Remarkable Rwanda is just that. Like a phoenix rising from its turbulent past this is a surprising country – safe, clean, proud and breathtakingly beautiful with loads to offer the adventurous traveller.

Exploring Rwanda on two wheels on a cycle tour

Beginning in 2007, cycling tours in Rwanda offer a fascinating adventure pursuit that every traveler should not miss out in Rwanda. Whereas Rwanda has well been known for mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park, cycling is yet a charming endeavor and worth doing.

Ethical animal encounters for your bucket list

Not all wild animal encounters are unethical. Here are a few options for appropriate animal encounters that still provide the thrill of being up-close to wildlife, while not compromising the animals’ well-being.

Mountain gorilla tourism: a brief history

The history and development of mountain gorilla tourism is an intriguing one. Having only started from the mid-1900’s, trekking into dense forests in search of these elusive creatures has become a highlight for many adventurers.

The top 8 things to do on a Rwanda safari

When you talk about Rwanda, most people will think about gorilla trekking. But there is a lot to savour in Rwanda other than just the gorillas. The country has three national parks and lots of other attractions you can visit while on a Rwanda safari. Here are some of the best things you can do while on your trip to Rwanda.

The mesmerising landscape of Rwanda

Rwanda is known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills” – an endless expanse of lush vegetation and mountainous terrain, a diverse natural beauty that lies within the great lakes region of central Africa.

Masking up for gorillas

Jacada Travel is raising awareness about wearing face masks when visiting the critically endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda and Rwanda.

Is it safe to go mountain gorilla trekking?

When considering an adventure such as mountain gorilla trekking, the subject of safety inevitably comes up in the conversation. The reality is that close contact with mountain gorillas is considered very safe, in comparison with other wild animals. Of course, in order to ensure one’s safety, rules have to be followed, and there are a […]