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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

Gorilla Trekking Rules And Regulations In Uganda

Gorilla Trekking Rules And Regulations In Uganda

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Planning to do a gorilla safari in Uganda? I believe you’ve got a lot of questions pondering in your head, about what to do and what not to do during this thrilling gorilla tour. Only about 1000 gorillas are recorded to be dwelling within the Virunga region of Africa and this calls for strict rules

10 Interesting Questions About Mountain Gorillas

10 Interesting Questions About Mountain Gorillas

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Viewing the rare mountain gorillas in their natural habitats is a life changing experience. There are however many questions about these endangered Apes all of which are vital for gorilla safari holidays. We have listed some of the frequently asked questions and answers about mountain gorillas; Where do the mountain gorillas stay? Only three destinations

Best Gorilla Safari Ideas for Luxury Travelers Visiting Uganda

Best Gorilla Safari Ideas for Luxury Travelers Visiting Uganda

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Uganda was nicknamed the “pearl of Africa” by Winston Churchill in 1902 because it is home to half of world’s mountain gorillas, 50% of birds in Africa, rich plant life, insects, reptiles, beasts, and the natural beautiful lakes, rivers and snow capped Rwenzori mountains. Add in the diverse culture of more than 55 indigenous tribes

How To Get The Best From Your Gorilla Trek in Uganda

How To Get The Best From Your Gorilla Trek in Uganda

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Uganda is one of those few countries with the sought after huge primates the gorillas. Uganda has the subspecies of gorillas called the mountain gorillas. The mountain gorillas are the rarest species of gorillas in the world and these are only found in three countries that is Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo but

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