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Self Drive in Bwindi

Self Guided Gorilla Tours in Uganda

Self Guided Gorilla Tours in Uganda

Self Drive in Bwindi

Just like the name suggests, mountain gorillas live high up in the unique forested mountains of Virunga massif a straddle that borders Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic republic of Congo (DR. Congo) and the neighboring Bwindi Impenetrable National park in Uganda in the world over. Gorilla adventures trips to these two iconic places give almost 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”

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

More Uganda Tourists Taking Batwa Experiences

More Uganda Tourists Taking Batwa Experiences

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A revamped Batwa trail in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park will allow tourists to explore cultural sites in 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 of the most endangered species in

Baby Gorilla Born in Nyakagezi Group

Baby Gorilla Born in Nyakagezi Group

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After be-mourning the death of one of the oldest silverback gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda has reported a birth of a baby gorilla! In Mgahinga National park a gorilla was born on 1st December 2016, in the presence of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers and an American Tourist. Dina Tamimi, an American Citizen who

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UN Year of the Gorilla Boosts Conservation of Endangered Great Apes

UN Year of the Gorilla Boosts Conservation of Endangered Great Apes

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The UN Year of the Gorilla boosts conservation of the world’s most endangered great apes. Bonn, 11 March 2010 – The plight of gorillas was brought to millions through hundreds of Year of the Gorilla articles, interviews, lectures, conferences and films last year – more than through any similar global species campaign. In addition, the

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UWA Revises Prices for Promotional Gorilla Permits

UWA Revises Prices for Promotional Gorilla Permits

Uganda Gorilla Permit

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has revised the prices for promotional gorilla permits that are sold for the low season. For the past 3 years there have been promotional prices for gorilla permits for prospective travelers looking to gorilla trekking in low season months of April, May and November. The Uganda Wildlife Authority has increased the

Makerere University Honors American for Mountain Gorilla Conservation

Makerere University Honors American for Mountain Gorilla Conservation

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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

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Uganda Reduces Prices for Gorilla Trekking

Uganda Reduces Prices for Gorilla Trekking

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The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a public body responsible for managing the protected areas and ensuring their sustainable use has also announced the amazing discounted gorilla permits for the month of November for any Uganda safari Undertakers which could be interested in Gorilla trekking safaris. The permits are a requirement for all gorilla safari

Providing Safe Water to Communities Around Mgahinga

Providing Safe Water to Communities Around Mgahinga

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Water is one of the most basic necessities of life, but something that many people struggle to find within the Virunga Landscape. Annual rainfall is plentiful but water sources are rare due to the volcanic geology that either forces rainwater to quickly runoff or infiltrate deeply. The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP), as part of

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