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Top Tourist Attractions In Kisoro District

Attractions in Kisoro

Located in southwestern Uganda, Kisoro district is an exceptional travel destination as far as tourism in the pearl of Africa is concerned. Made of rolling hills and green sceneries, kisoro is undeniably a hidden gem that every traveler should discover and enjoy on his/her Uganda safari. Kisoro district is roughly 10 hours drive from Kampala/Entebbe … Read moreTop Tourist Attractions In Kisoro District

Park Entrance Fees To Uganda National Parks

Park entrance in Uganda

It’s wise to know how much entrance fees are charged in each Uganda national park. Uganda Wildlife Authority put charges to entre each protected area and these costs vary from park to park. Also, the park entrance fees vary depending on the status of traveler (foreign nonresidents, foreign residents and Eat African Citizens). Also, the … Read morePark Entrance Fees To Uganda National Parks

Park Entrance Fees To Bwindi Forest & Mgahinga Gorilla Parks

Park entrance fees to Bwindi Forest

Bwindi forest is apparently the most visited National park in Uganda. Over 70% f tourists on Uganda safaris opt to visit Bwindi to take part in the memorable mountain gorilla trekking experience. Each day, over 136 travelers check into Bwindi impenetrable forest to see mountain gorillas and enjoy the fresh feeling of penetrating into the … Read morePark Entrance Fees To Bwindi Forest & Mgahinga Gorilla Parks

Rwanda Gorilla Family Migrates to Uganda

Hirwa gorilla family

For over a week now, Rwanda’s Hirwa gorilla family has been living in Mgahinga gorilla national park southwestern Uganda. Over 20 members of Hirwa family have been residing in Mt Gahinga regions of Mgahinga gorilla national park having crossed from their original home in Volcanoes National Park. The existence of Hirwa gorilla fairly in Uganda … Read moreRwanda Gorilla Family Migrates to Uganda

Gorilla Permit Rescheduling –Penalty & Fines

Mountain gorillas

Yes, you can reschedule your gorilla trekking date in Uganda to the desired date. Travelers and tour operators booking gorilla permits to Bwindi forest and Mgahinga gorilla national parks have a chance to reschedule the date of gorilla trekking. Rescheduling is normal and is accepted due to different reasons that can call for a change … Read moreGorilla Permit Rescheduling –Penalty & Fines

Uganda Ranked 3rd Most Photographic Travel Destination in 2019

Photogenic places in the world

Are you looking for the best photographic destination in Africa, Uganda is one of the top photogenic places on this planet. The Pearl of Africa is again hit the world travel news as the 3rd must photograph destination in the world. The remarkable pictures of Mgahinga gorilla national park, three Virunga volcanoes, and Lake Mutanda … Read moreUganda Ranked 3rd Most Photographic Travel Destination in 2019

Luxury US Tourists to Rwanda increase by 114%

Luxury Lodges in Rwanda

Rwanda Development Board is reaping big from her luxury gorilla tourism. The confirmation was got from Virtuoso; a respectable international agency network which reported a 114% increase in the number of high-end American tourists to Rwanda. The other countries that were recognized for having a significant increase in American tourist are Egypt, Uruguay, Romania, Malta, … Read moreLuxury US Tourists to Rwanda increase by 114%

How are gorilla families allocated in Rwanda?

Pre gorilla trekking briefing

Rwanda has 10 gorilla families habituated in Volcanoes National park. Every day, each gorilla family is visited by a group of eight travelers. At the start of each gorilla trekking day, different travelers are assigned different gorilla families to trek. The criteria followed when allocating gorilla families is our concern in this documentary. Gorilla Trek … Read moreHow are gorilla families allocated in Rwanda?

How Long Is A Trek To See Mountain Gorillas?

Gorilla tracking time

The length of the hike to see mountain gorillas is one of the concerns for most travelers planning gorilla trekking safaris. Upcoming travelers have frequently asked how long it talks o reach the endangered mountain gorillas. Well, there is no perfect answer to this question. The time to spend before meeting gorillas is unpredictable and … Read moreHow Long Is A Trek To See Mountain Gorillas?

Is Gorilla Trekking Worth the Money?

Gorilla Trekking Uganda

YES, gorilla trekking is worth the cost, energy and time. Past travelers have reviewed the experience as unforgettable, magical and life-changing worth the penny. Despite the high costs, discomfort and time, gorilla watching tours in Rwanda, Uganda & Congo remain the best wildlife experience worth doing. Over time, most people who have never been to … Read moreIs Gorilla Trekking Worth the Money?

Chimpanzee tracking: one of the greatest wildlife experiences in Uganda

Chimpanzee tracking safaris may make fewer headlines in the news compared to the breathtaking mountain gorillas safaris, but visiting human closest relatives in a Ugandan jungle is indeed one of the world’s most amazing wildlife encounters and more so the cost is just a quarter of that of gorilla trekking. Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda gives … Read moreChimpanzee tracking: one of the greatest wildlife experiences in Uganda

What to do on your Rwanda safari holiday

Rwanda is increasingly becoming one of the best travel destinations in Africa and in the whole world at large for safaris and holidays. Having put the dark history of the devastating genocide behind them, Rwanda’s recovery and progress in development is accelerating at a pace no one had imagined. Tourism has been on the forefront … Read moreWhat to do on your Rwanda safari holiday

Rwigi Gorilla Family in Bwindi Forest

Gorilla groups in Uganda

Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park of recent officially launched a new gorilla family for trekking. Rwigi is a newly habituated gorilla family in Rushaga sector south of Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. The new gorilla family is a break away from Kahungye family also found in Rushaga sector of Bwindi. Travelers to Bwindi forest can … Read moreRwigi Gorilla Family in Bwindi Forest

Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest tops CNN list of most beautiful places around the world

Bwindi Impenetrable national park, home to more than half of the global population of the endangered mountain gorillas located in the Southwest of Uganda has been named as the most beautiful place around the world by CNN. CNN’s published document containing the list of 25 of the most beautiful places around the world read in … Read moreUganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest tops CNN list of most beautiful places around the world

An insight into the life of mountain gorillas

Mountain gorillas are one of the endangered primates regarded to be facing the risk of extinction over the years. Fortunately, today figures show that the population of mountain gorillas has been growing steadily, from around 250 animals that were estimated to be in the wild in the 1970s to about 1,000 today. Today mountain gorillas … Read moreAn insight into the life of mountain gorillas

Shs4b For Bwindi Community Sharing

Revenue sharing is one of the strategies that Uganda Wildlife Authority and Uganda tourism sector improvised to compensate local people adjust to wildlife national parks for their loss of access and ownership of national parks land. The government scraps 20% of the total money collected from tourism and divert it to local communities to improve … Read moreShs4b For Bwindi Community Sharing

Can I do Gorilla Habituation in Uganda From Rwanda?

Gorilla Habituation Experience

Are you wondering whether you can do a gorilla habituation experience in Uganda from Kigali? Yes, you can easily connect from Rwanda to Uganda to do gorilla habituation experience. The easiest route is through Cyanika border of kisoro connecting to Rushaga sector south of Bwindi forest national park. The drive from Kigali to Bwindi takes … Read moreCan I do Gorilla Habituation in Uganda From Rwanda?

Best Region To Trek Mountain Gorillas In Bwindi Forest

Bwindi Gorilla regions

Which gorilla region is best for gorilla trekking in Uganda is one of the commonly asked questions by travelers intending to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest national park. Gorilla watching safaris in Bwindi takes place in four different regions located in different corners of this jungle forest. Honestly, the correct answer to this question … Read moreBest Region To Trek Mountain Gorillas In Bwindi Forest

Virunga National Park Reopens For Tourism

Congo Gorilla Safaris

Is Virunga national park reopen for y tourism? YES, Africa’s oldest national park finally reopens. After 8 months of non-operating, Virunga national park has finally reopened for gorilla trekking tours and Nyiragongo volcano climbing. Since May 2018, all gorilla safaris to Virunga national park were shut following the kidnap of two British travelers and the … Read moreVirunga National Park Reopens For Tourism

Best Safari Experiences For Families With Children

Traveling solo is adventurous but a family trip with kids of all ages is undeniably exceptional. Traveling together as parents and children is one way of bonding with each us. Everyone on the trip despite the age deserves to be happy and meet all his/her travel expectations. To meet your kid’s expectations, we offer you … Read moreBest Safari Experiences For Families With Children

What Makes Rwanda a Luxury Travel Destination

Luxury tourism in Rwanda

Rwanda evolving a new Luxury Travel Destination Over years, Rwanda has proved steady progress in transforming her status from a once horrified to an exceptional luxury destination. Despite Rwanda’s dreadful past associated with genocide, the land of a thousand hills now ranks as a new luxury travel destination in Africa. If you have recently been … Read moreWhat Makes Rwanda a Luxury Travel Destination

Top Travel Experiences in Uganda

Must do Activities in Uganda

Top Travel Experiences in Uganda Nick-named the Pearl of Africa by Sir Winston Churchill in 1907, Uganda is one of the most wildly compelling destinations in Africa. Blessed with various attractions ranging from powerful primates like mountain gorillas to hippos and crocs in her sparkling waters of the world’s longest River, the Nile. Her diverse … Read moreTop Travel Experiences in Uganda

Mountain Gorilla Habitats Dwindle As Numbers Surge

Where to trek mountain gorillas

Amidst the celebration of risen mountain gorilla numbers in the wild, a challenge of dwindled gorilla habits has been realized. Gorilla numbers have steadily grown from 680 gorillas in 2008 to over 1000 in 2018. It has been noticed that gorilla habitats are continuing to shrink despite the increase in mountain gorilla population. This has … Read moreMountain Gorilla Habitats Dwindle As Numbers Surge

Rwanda Promotes Her Tourism Products In China

Rwanda Tourism in China

Rwanda Promotes Her Tourism Products In China Aimed at attracting an increased number of Chinese travelers to Rwanda, the Rwanda Development Board has made a step forward to market and promote her tourism products in China. Marketing started in October 2018 when Rwanda’s ambassador in China attended a tourism exhibition showing case all Rwanda tourism … Read moreRwanda Promotes Her Tourism Products In China

Rwanda Join Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform

Rwanda Investment Opportunities

Rwanda Join Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform Few months after signing a “Visit Rwanda” deal with Arsenal football club, Rwanda has again signed an electronic world trade platform with Alibaba group the world’s largest e-commerce platform operator. The deal was signed on 31st October 2018 between Jack Ma the founder and CEO of Alibaba and … Read moreRwanda Join Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma to Visit Rwanda

Investment Opportunities to Rwanda

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma To Visit Rwanda Rwanda is set to host the founder of Chinese business magnate and investor on 31st October 2018. The founder and executive director of the Chinese e-commerce Alibaba group are mainly interested in meeting meet with local investors to explore opportunities available in various sectors all over Rwanda. As … Read moreAlibaba Founder Jack Ma to Visit Rwanda

Travel Tips For First Time Gorilla Trekkers

travel advise for gorilla trekking

Travel Tips For First Time Gorilla Trekkers We cannot rule out that gorilla trekking is the most done tourism activity in east and central Africa. Since 1991 when gorilla tourism was officially introduced, an encounter with these endangered species has become a dream for most if not all travelers on African safaris. The high demand … Read moreTravel Tips For First Time Gorilla Trekkers