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How Dian Fossey transformed mountain gorillas into one of the best tourist attractions in the world

Threats to gorilla trekking

Mountain gorillas in the Virunga Mountains of Rwanda, D.R Congo and Uganda are thriving in the wild with their population steadily growing each year but this success is largely owed to the brave contribution of American primatologist Dian Fossey. After more than 3 decades of her demise, Fossey’s legacy lives on at Karisoke Research Center … Read moreHow Dian Fossey transformed mountain gorillas into one of the best tourist attractions in the world

Seven Things You should Know Before Traveling to Rwanda

What to know before traveling to Rwanda

In the past decades, Rwanda has proved to be among the most visited travel destinations in East and the whole of Africa. The small land locked country receive 1000 of travelers from all over the world to trek gorillas in Volcanoes Park, experience big five game in Akagera or visit the tropical Nyungwe Forest National … Read moreSeven Things You should Know Before Traveling to Rwanda

Covid19, a new threat to Mountain Gorillas

Threats to gorilla trekking

Covid19 is a great thereat to the survival of mountain gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. YES, whereas gorilla national parks are open for local and international travelers, responsible conservation bodies and gorilla doctors are worried about the transmission of the deadly virus from people to the endangered mountain gorillas. Despite … Read moreCovid19, a new threat to Mountain Gorillas

Rwanda Ranked Seventh Best Travel Destination For 2021

Why visit Rwanda

While the world recovers from the lost 2020 travel year, Rwanda has been ranked as the seventh best travel destination in the world for 2021. On the 19th November 2020, Rwanda the country of a thousand hills was ranked 7th best country according to the Forbes Bucket List. Rwanda was ranked among the twenty-one best … Read moreRwanda Ranked Seventh Best Travel Destination For 2021

RDB to Pattern with Rwanda Basketball Federation

RDB to Pattern with Rwanda Basketball Federation

Rwanda Development Board has confirmed patternship with Rwanda basketball Federation in the 2019/20 BK Basketball National League champions in Men’s category. In this deal, Rwanda Development Board looks up to promote sports tourism in the land of a thousand hills diversifying tourism products in the country. RDB will then promote her “Visit Rwanda” brand that … Read moreRDB to Pattern with Rwanda Basketball Federation

Standard Operating Procedures for Primate Trekking in Africa

Are you getting ready for your primate trekking experiences? Planning to trek gorillas, chimpanzees or golden monkeys in Africa? Basic knowledge of the standard Operating Procedures is essential for everyone visiting primates in Africa. YES, even after opening gorilla and chimpanzee parks for tourist, conservation bodies have put strict corona virus measures to ensure safety … Read moreStandard Operating Procedures for Primate Trekking in Africa

Arsenal players name Rwanda baby gorillas in virtual ceremony

Three arsenal players have taken part in this year’s gorilla naming ceremony locally known as “Kwita Izina” which literally means giving a name. The three players included club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, goalkeeper Bernd Leno and defender Hector Bellerin. Unlike the previous gorilla naming ceremonies that have been taking place in Rwanda at the country’s gorilla … Read moreArsenal players name Rwanda baby gorillas in virtual ceremony

Uganda Reopens Entebbe Airport to Tourists

Gorilla Trek Africa excitedly shares the good news of reopening of Entebbe international airport. YES, after six months of closure, Entebbe international airport and all land borders to Uganda have finally been re opened for international tourists. His Excellency the president of Uganda announced the news of reopening Uganda for international travels on 20th September … Read moreUganda Reopens Entebbe Airport to Tourists

Getting to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

getting to Mgahinga gorilla park

Are you wondering how you can easily get to and around Mgahinga Gorilla National Park? Not sure of the easiest route to this hidden gem? No worries, Gorilla Trek Africa has got you covered. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park located in southwestern Uganda is undeniably one of Uganda’s mots visited National Parks, a hidden gem that … Read moreGetting to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Strange and exciting facts about mountain gorillas

Mountain gorillas are exclusively found in only two locations which include the Virunga Mountains which straddle the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with 3 national parks and in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Unlike most of other gorilla species whose population has been decreasing and are now critically endangered, … Read moreStrange and exciting facts about mountain gorillas