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

11th March 2020

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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Striking Facts About Primates Tracking in Rwanda

23rd February 2020

Primate Tracking in Rwanda Rwanda is renowned for its gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park, but the country is also home to chimpanzees as well a host of monkeys – colobus,  golden, L’Hoest’s, owl-faced, Dent’s, blue and vervet – alongside olive baboons as well as the nocturnal potto and bushbabies. Chimpanzees are found in the Nyungwe National Park as well as…

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5 KEY FACTS ABOUT TREKKING GORILLAS IN RUSHAGA SECTOR of Bwindi & Rushaga Gorilla Groups

20th February 2020

5 key facts About Trekking gorillas in Rushaga Sector   If you are tracking mountain gorillas in Bwindi, you will be allocated to trek in either of the 5 sectors of the park, which could be Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, Nkuringo or Nyakagezi. Rushaga is located in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, closer to…

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Uganda Gorilla Trekking Cost, How much is Gorilla Trekking The cost for Uganda gorilla trekking permit is USD600 and the cost for gorilla habituation experience permit is USD1500. You can contact a reputable Uganda safari company to help you get the gorilla permits. 

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Cost, How much is Gorilla Trekking

5th January 2020

Uganda Gorilla Trekking Cost, How much is Gorilla Trekking The cost for Uganda gorilla trekking permit is USD600 and the cost for gorilla habituation experience permit is USD1500. You can contact a reputable Uganda safari company to help you get the gorilla permits. The budget cost of a Uganda Gorilla Safari is USD1592 for 1…

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Comparing Gorilla Trekking Tours: Uganda Vs Rwanda – Compare prices, tracking experience, hardness. Compare Gorilla Trekking Uganda Rwanda.

2020-21 Gorilla Trek Costs Compare Uganda Rwanda tours, Trekking Prices, experience, hardness, Toughness

1st January 2020

2020/21 detailed gorilla trek cost comparison of gorilla trekking Uganda Rwanda, prices for gorilla trekking in Rwanda and Uganda, Gorilla tour prices; Which is the best place to do a gorilla trek – Uganda or Rwanda? Are gorilla trek tours cheaper in Uganda or Rwanda and why?  Bwindi or Volcanoes National Park, which is easier…

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Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Population Grows

16th December 2019

The total global population of mountain gorillas has risen to1063, according to census data released today by the Uganda Wildlife Authority today, December 16th, 2019. The number of mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has increased to 459 based on the 2018 count. In the area encompassing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, and Sarambwe…

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NEW GORILLA BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

2nd September 2019

A baby-boy mountain gorilla has been delivered in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo to Rugabo Gorilla Group. The baby mountain gorilla was found being nursed by the mother gorilla – Jicho. This baby mountain gorilla was most likely born within the last couple of weeks. The mother, Jicho, is around 33yr old and…

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2020 Uganda Gorilla permit Price to Increase to USD700 

14th August 2019

2020 Uganda Gorilla permit Price to Increase to USD700  Effective  1st July 2020, the gorilla permit price for Uganda is set to increase from USD600 to USD700 for foreign non residents and USD600 for foreign residents in East Africa. For East African citizens the cost still remains at Uganda shillings 250000 per person. Here is…

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Flying to Uganda – International’s Flights to Uganda

12th August 2019

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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Africa Ebola Outbreak– Is Uganda safe for tourists? Is there Ebola in Uganda

6th August 2019

Africa Ebola Outbreak– Is Uganda safe for tourists? Is there Ebola in Uganda In this article, we try to answer the following Questions: Africa Ebola Outbreak– Is Uganda safe for tourists? Are you safe from Ebola when you travel to Uganda? Will I catch Ebola while in Uganda? How to avoid Ebola in Uganda. You…

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