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When is the Best time for gorilla trekking/ tracking in Rwanda and Uganda?

6th January 2019

When is the best time to visit/ track or trek the gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda? Which months should one try to avoid, which months are the best for gorilla trekking? While tracking or trekking mountain gorillas can be done any time of the year in either countries where (mountain gorillas are found i.e Rwanda…

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Kalinzu Forest Reserve–A Natural Forest beaming with Kalinzu Chimps, Primates,

17th September 2018

Kalinzu Forest Reserve–A Natural Forest beaming with Kalinzu Chimps, Primates  Kalinzu Forest has a  95% Chimpanzee Trekking Success with the fee being –40 USD for the permit for  Chimpanzee Trekking in Kalinzu. Kalinzu Forest is located in Bushenyi district of Uganda. Kalinzu forest is approximately 375 km. (five hours drive) from the Capital City of Kampala.…

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Pros & Cons of Uganda Gorilla Trek tours – Gorilla Safaris Uganda Advantages

23rd November 2017

The Pros  – Advantages of doing gorilla tours, gorilla trekking  Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable NP or Mgahinga Gorilla NP: Most Mountain Gorillas in Africa -480 out of 884 in two National Parks of Bwindi and Mgahinga. Gorilla Trekking in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and in the Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla Park that is just like trekking in…

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Gorilla Groups in Nkuringo Sector of Bwindi – Nkuringo Gorilla Families

20th November 2017

If you choose to do a gorilla trek tour in Uganda’s Bwindi, you will be allocated to track gorillas in either of the park’s 4 sectors. One of these is Nkuringo in the south of Bwindi which has 3 gorilla families or gorilla groups. Tracking gorillas in Nkuringo sector offers some of the the most…

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Rwanda visa on arrival, no prior application for visa to Rwanda

17th November 2017

Effective from 01 January 2018, nationals of all countries will get the Rwanda visa upon arrival without prior application. Previously, one had to apply for their Rwanda visa online in advance before arriving Rwanda. This was reached upon in the Rwanda government cabinet meeting on November 08, 2017,  that approved the establishment of the new…

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Golden Monkeys Tracking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

16th October 2017

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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Compare Gorilla Trekking Tours in Uganda & Rwanda – Costs, experiences, etc

16th October 2017

Compare Gorilla Trekking Tours in Uganda or Rwanda, Bwindi, Volcanoes NP. Is it better to Track Gorillas in Rwanda or Uganda; which is cheaper for gorilla trek tours? We try to compare gorilla trekking tours’ experiences in costs in Uganda or Rwanda, Bwindi, Volcanoes NP. There are about 884 mountain gorillas remaining on earth. About…

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Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations

16th October 2017

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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Rwanda Habituated Gorilla Groups and families

11th October 2017

As of January 2015, there are 10 habituated gorilla groups which are for tourism purposes, and these are the ones that gorilla trackers visit. At maximum, 8 persons can visit each gorilla group per day spending a maximum one hour each visit. These groups include Susa group, Sabinyo, Amahoro, Group 13 (Agasha group), Kwitonda, Umubano,…

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Congo Virunga National Park Gorilla Families

10th October 2017

Details of all gorilla groups in Virunga National Park Virunga National Park has 8 Gorilla Groups/ families in Congo habituated for gorilla tracking and tourism purposes.   1. RUGENDO 9 MEMBERS Rugendo is among the first groups to be habituated alongside Rugabo and Zunguruka in 1985. At its formation, the group was led by the…

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