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Nkuringo Gorilla Family Loses 25 Year Old Lead Silverback – Rafiki

On June 01, 2020, Uganda Wildlife Authority Nkuringo gorilla family routine monitors realized that silverback Rafiki, the leader of the Nkuringo gorilla family was missing from the rest of the family. The Uganda Wildlife Authority staff set off on a search for Rafiki and were able to locate Rafiki’s body on the 2nd of June.…

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CoVID19 and Your Upcoming tour to Uganda – What you Need to Know about Booking, Cancellations, Reschedules

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Coronavirus and Your Upcoming tour to Uganda – Your Questions Answered What you Need to Know about Booking, Cancellations, Rescheduling your gorilla and Chimp permits, Nationalities not allowed entry in Uganda because of Coronavirus The current outbreak and spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) together with the associated media and social media coverage is understandably becoming an…

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Flying to Uganda – International’s Flights to Uganda

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Flying to Uganda – International’s Flights to Uganda Safaris Flying to Uganda is simple and affordable. With many direct flights to Entebbe from Europe, Asia and Africa, Uganda can now be easily accessed from any part of the world. Below are the major international airlines that fly to Entebbe International Airport, Uganda: KLM / Amsterdam  –…

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Birding in Murchison Falls National Park

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Birding in Murchison Falls National Park Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest national park, covering approximately 4,000 km2. The Park supports a remarkable 451 species of birds. Birding in Murchison Falls National Park has the main birding attraction being the Shoebill, best sighted in the dry season from January-March. The commonest species found in the…

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Uganda Free of Ebola

Visiting Director General concurred with the Uganda government Ministry of Health that the recent Ebola outbreak the country had been contained. Even as we have to wait for the full mandatory incubation period the World Health Organization in a joint statement with the ministry concurred that literally the situation is well contained.  

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Are Tourists safe from Ebola in Uganda

Are Tourists safe from Ebola in Uganda Tourism remains safe in Uganda but industry stakeholders and government officials are worried about the PR effects this news has on the global media and the travel and tourism industry. Everyone entering Uganda from DRC and South Sudan will be screened for Ebola. There is no threat for…

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Golden Monkeys Tracking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Golden Monkeys Tracking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda Golden Monkeys tracking is another highlight of Volcanoes National Park. The Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Mitis Kandti) is a local subspecies of the widespread Sykes Monkey, also known as the “Blue Monkey” and is endemic to the high altitude forests of the Volcanoes National Park area. The Golden monkeys are rare…

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Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations

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Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations  For those are planning to do a gorilla tracking safari in Uganda, the following Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations would apply (as set out in the printed leaflet by the Uganda Wildlife Authority ‘Gorilla Rules’). Before departing on your gorilla tracking: A maximum number of 8 visitors may visit a…

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Comparing Uganda and Gorilla Trekking Experience

How different is the gorilla tracking experience between Uganda and Rwanda (Comparisons)  Okay, aside from the price differences with the Rwanda gorilla tracking permit now at $1500 and Uganda gorilla going for $600 (and $450 in November, April and May), could there be some real difference in the experience one finally gets? As all the mountain gorillas…

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