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Tips for enjoying your safari in Uganda

If you are looking into going on a safari for your next vacation with family or friends, then you should consider Uganda as your next destination for a safari adventure.

The top ten must-see primates of Uganda

Did you know that while on a safari in Uganda, every day is a primate day? Find out why Uganda is arguably the primate capital of the world.

Budget-friendly options for gorilla trekking in Uganda

When you think of gorilla trekking in Uganda, you think expensive, right? But did you know that you could trek Uganda’s mountain gorillas on a budget? It’s very possible and Gorilla Trek Africa will tell you why:.

Mgahinga – for the more private mountain gorilla trek

Welcome to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, a lesser known home to the endangered mountain gorillas.

Gorilla trekking: comparing Rwanda, Uganda and DR Congo


Uganda, Rwanda and the DRC – comparing your gorilla trekking options.

Gorilla trekking is an eco-friendly activity

Mountain Gorilla Trekking is a most unusual and highly desired wildlife experience in Africa; considered by wildlife enthusiasts across the globe as the number one human-animal encounter. These rare and endangered Mountain Gorillas only exist in the Virunga Range which

The mountain gorillas of Bwindi welcome their newest member

It’s proving to be a productive year for the mountain gorillas of Bwindi, an encouraging sign that conservation initiatives to ensure the survival of this endangered species are paying off.

Gorilla trekking in the DRC

As the Democratic Republic of Congo is taking off as a gorilla trekking destination, here are 4 tips to help you plan your trip!

5 ways to support gorilla conservation after your trek

The best ways to help aid in the conservation of Endangered mountain gorillas after you’ve left the jungle.

Gorilla tracking tips

Some tips and tricks from a gorilla tracking enthusiast!

A beginner’s guide to trekking with gorillas in Rwanda 

Everything you need to know if you’re planning to go gorilla trekking in Rwanda.

How tourism is protecting Rwanda’s mountain gorillas


Learn more about the magical mountain gorillas of Rwanda and how gorilla trekking is helping to protect the wildlife and uplift the community in the area.

My gorilla trekking safari with Africa Geographic Travel

Highlights from an unforgettable 3-day gorilla trek in Rwanda.

Preventing oil drilling in Virunga National Park

Over 60 environmental and tourism groups demand stop to new oil drilling threat to Africa’s oldest national park.

Video: 18 days in Uganda and Rwanda

From learning the history of Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda to trekking with mountain gorillas in Rwanda, watch this video of an off-the-beaten-track adventure.

Rwanda names 24 baby mountain gorillas

Thousands of people gathered in a town just outside of the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda to name 24 young gorillas in a ceremony that highlights their need for protection.

5 magical experiences in Uganda

More than just mountain gorillas and birds, here are 5 incredible experiences that Uganda has to offer.

Planning your mountain gorilla trekking

The hows, whens, whats and whys of going to see mountain gorillas.

How tourism helps the gorillas of Rwanda

How eco-tourism has helped save the mountain gorilla in Rwanda.

Gorillas know no rules

Go trekking in the middle of the rainforest of the now dormant volcano Bisoke, with Intambara, the amazing 250kg silverback mountain gorilla, and his 17 strong family group.

Peeling back the layers of Rwanda

Visiting Rwanda gave this blogger the opportunity to peel back the layers of a country shell-shocked by civil war and genocide where the evils of genetic labeling and propaganda nearly cost the country its soul.

Getting to know the gorillas of Uganda

There are less than 900 individual mountain gorillas left in the wild. This photographer goes trekking in search of the groups that live in the Bwindi forest.

Sometimes the mountain gorillas come to you

Trekking for the rare mountain gorillas is surely on many people’s bucket lists, and most will come to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Treks can last for 2-10 hours as the gorilla families range over huge areas in steep

Gorilla populations on the rise in Bwindi, Uganda!

The mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) population in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) has increased to an estimated 400 individuals, according to the recent released results of a three-week census carried out by the Ugandan Wildlife Authority (UWA) in

Gorilla trekking in gumboots

Crossing into the Congo wasn’t the most comfortable experience we’ve ever had but it was an awe-inspiring adventure to go and meet the majestic mountain gorillas, making a childhood dream come true for Marcus. Bouncing around in the back of

Batwa Pygmies: Forgetting the Bwindi Forest, Uganda

Penetrating the Impenetrable Forest took us deep into what was once home to the Batwa pymies, a forest-dwelling people who were displaced when Bwindi became a national park to protect the last remaining mountain gorillas. We got a taste of

Mountain gorilla habitat under siege in DR Congo

The Gorilla Doctors fear for the health and safety of the critically endangered mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo as rebels clash with the Congolese army in the park’s gorilla sector. Virunga National Park is home to

Top 10 ways to protect Mountain Gorillas

By Molly Feltner The recent popular YouTube video showing a tourist being touched by wild mountain gorillas has captivated more than a million viewers and will likely inspire many travellers to book a trip to visit mountain gorillas themselves. For those of

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