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Gorilla Sleeping

Waking Up the Mountain Gorillas

Waking Up the Mountain Gorillas

Gorilla Sleeping

Whether in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there is a sequence of daily events in the lives of every individual mountain gorilla family; with a few spontaneous happenings coming in once in a while (like fights and deaths, or visiting guests’ lodges). If tourists were allowed to participate in a full

How to Save on Your Uganda Gorilla Trek

How to Save on Your Uganda Gorilla Trek

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Gorilla trekking is something everyone should experience at least once in a life time. If you are looking to going on any African safari, you should consider gorilla tracking in Mgahinga. It’s one of the greatest wildlife adventures filled with eco-tourism and conservation. No one has the best word to describe the moment of being

How Fo Gorillas Communicate

Communication in Gorillas: How They Pass on Information

Communication in Gorillas: How They Pass on Information

How Fo Gorillas Communicate

Gorillas Communicates both verbally and none verbally. They often mix sounds with actions and that makes it more clear to researchers what is being said. Adult males won’t back down when they are being challenged by younger and immature gorillas. They will make very loud screaming sounds and at the same time they will beat

Tour Briefing for a Gorilla Trek: All You Need to Know

Tour Briefing for a Gorilla Trek: All You Need to Know

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Gorilla trekking briefing gives trekkers highlights of what they should expect on actual trek. It is a must-do for every trekker going on a gorilla safari in Uganda. Please note that this information is also relavant for those looking at gorilla trekking in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Briefing is the

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100 Year Old Kenya Tracks Gorillas in Mgahinga

100 Year Old Kenya Tracks Gorillas in Mgahinga

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A 100 year old Kenyan man has become the oldest tracker to have ever visited the gorillas. Charles Mugane Njonjo did a gorilla trek in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in celebration of his birthday. If gorilla tracking was on Charles’ bucketlist, he can successfully tick it off. Mzee Njonjo as often referred to by “Kenyans”

Golden Monkeys in Uganda

Things to Include with Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga

Things to Include with Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga

Golden Monkeys in Uganda

Tucked far away in the South western corner of Uganda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is one of the most spectacular spots in Uganda. It covers a total area of 33.72 square kilometers and listed amongst the smallest National Parks in the country. Mgahinga is about 10km from Kisoro town, it shares borders with Rwanda’s Volcanoes

How Do Mountain Gorillas Live?

How Do Mountain Gorillas Live?

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Have you been wondering where and how mountain gorillas sleep? The closest relatives to human beings behave and carry out their roles as real human beings inclusive of where they sleep which amuses travelers during their encounters with gorillas in their accommodations. Mountain gorillas share 98% of human genes living in families, each family is

5 Must See Things in the Virunga Mountains

5 Must See Things in the Virunga Mountains

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The Virunga Conservation Area (VCA) covers the Virunga National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in southwestern Uganda and Volcanoes National Park in northwestern Rwanda. What is interesting about this area is that, they offer refuge to a number of incredible natural wonders which you can see on a

Why uganda increased gorilla trekkig fees

Why Uganda Increased the Charges for Gorilla Trekking

Why Uganda Increased the Charges for Gorilla Trekking

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When it comes to Tourism, Uganda is mainly represented by Mountain Gorillas all around the world and indeed, they are the star attractions for the ever green ‘pearl of Africa’. Uganda receives millions of tourists across the globe mainly for Gorilla Safaris mostly in the tropical rain Forest of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that protects

Best Routes for Self Drive in Mgahinga

Best Routes for Self Drive in Mgahinga

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Planning to visit Mgahinga National Park on a self-drive but you do not know which routes are best for you to take? Well, Mgahinga National Park sits suitably in southwestern Uganda, Kisoro district approximately 540 kilometers off Kampala capital city center. A road trip to this magnificent park may take you about 9-10 hours to

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