Batwa Trail to Attract More Tourists in Mgahinga

A revamped Batwa trail in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park will allow tourists to explore the cultural sites during their Uganda gorilla tour through the footsteps of the Batwa tribe in southwest Uganda.  The three-kilometer trail winds through the dense forests of the Muhabura mountain range, known for its troops of golden monkeys and mountain gorillas—two […]

Makerere University Honors American for Mountain Gorilla Conservation

Makerere University Kampala (MUK) has awarded an honorary doctorate degree to an American Philanthropist, Ruth Morris Keesling for her contributions towards the conservation of the mountain gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Keesling was nominated for the award by the Makerere University Department of Veterinary Medicine in acknowledgment of her contribution […]

Discover Mount Muhabura a Treasure on Uganda-Rwanda Boarder

Muhabura Mountain

Nobody would argue against the statement that Uganda is simply one of the most beautiful countries in East Africa and “pearl of Africa”. With its endless hills and varying landscapes there’s no shortage of stunning scenery and awe inspiring vistas especially in south-western Uganda. But let’s face it; you have to shell out a fair […]

Gorilla Levy Boosts Community Conservation

Communities around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National parks, the home to more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas have a reason to smile, with the introduction of Gorilla levy fund . The new development is yet another avenue to benefit the communities neighboring Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area. The fund promotes sustainable environmental […]