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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

Tips For Gorilla Tracking

Tips to trek gorillas

Planning a gorilla safari to Uganda, Rwanda or Congo? No worries, Gorilla Trek Africa offers you first hand gorilla trekking tips to ensure enjoyable and memorable mountain gorilla watching experience in the jungle. Gorilla trekking is presently a dream come true for most travelers to Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The world has 1004 mountain gorillas … Read moreTips For Gorilla Tracking

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 region is best for gorilla trekking is one of the commonly asked questions by travelers intending to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest national park. Gorilla watching safaris in Bwindi take place in four different regions located in different corners of this jungle forest. Honestly, the correct answer … 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 the most wildly compelling destinations in Africa. Blessed with a variety 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, Rwanda Development Board has made a step forward to market and promote her tourism products in China. Marketing started in October 2018 when the 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 Chinese e-commerce Alibaba group is mainly interested in meeting meet with local investors to explore opportunities available in various sectors all over Rwanda. As expected, … 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

Why Trek Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda – Volcanoes NP

Volcanoes National park

What Makes Rwanda a Unique Gorilla Trekking Destination in Africa? When Primate researcher Dian Fossey decided to dwell here and interact with the mountain gorillas in the slopes of the volcanic Virunga Massif, she famously became the first human to closely relate with this kind of species in the wild. Thanks to the movie version … Read moreWhy Trek Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda – Volcanoes NP

Gorilla Permits Prices In Uganda, Rwanda & Congo

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Gorilla Permits Prices in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo Its essential to understand the differences in gorilla permit prices before choosing which country to go for gorilla safaris to Africa. Much as mountain gorilla have the same social and physical characteristics, the cost to see these endangered species vary from country to country. On the actual … Read moreGorilla Permits Prices In Uganda, Rwanda & Congo

Rwanda to Earn 74m USD Revenue From Conference Tourism in 2018

Conference Tourism in Randa Conference tourism is one thing that has made Rwanda an exceptional destination. Rwanda is widely known as a hub for conferences, which has put the small land, locked country on the world travel map. In 2016, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Rwanda the 3rd best conference tourism destination … Read moreRwanda to Earn 74m USD Revenue From Conference Tourism in 2018

Rwanda to Open Fourth National Park For Tourism

Rwanda national parks

Rwanda to Open Fourth National Park For Tourism Primate lovers are to once again explore a fresh tracking area for more fun as Rwanda adds another tourism destination on their itinerary. Gishwati-Mukura National Park is the latest national park in Rwanda and in the region at large to be opened for tourism. Next year Rwanda … Read moreRwanda to Open Fourth National Park For Tourism

Rwanda to Host Next Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting in 2020

rwanda to host 2020 choghm

Rwanda to Host Next Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting in 2020 Being a host for the common wealth heads of governments meeting is considered a blessing and chance. Rwanda the land of a thousand hills is blessed to be the next host of CHOGM. The good news for Rwanda was declared in May 2018 by … Read moreRwanda to Host Next Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting in 2020

Rwandair to Launch Direct Flights to United States and China

Getting to & Around Rwanda

Rwandair To Launch Direct Flights To United States and China Ease of transport and direct connections with outside world countries is one the key factors that have made Rwanda a distinct district travel destination. Rwanda air has done it again by creating direct flights to United States of America and China the main origins of … Read moreRwandair to Launch Direct Flights to United States and China

Take advantage of Discounted Chimpanzee Permits in Kibale during low season!

Did you know? You can save 50 USD by trekking chimpanzees on a discount. Not only does it apply to mountain gorilla trekking, chimpanzees are also trekked at a discounted rate now days. The cost of a chimpanzee permit is always cut from 150usd to 100usd during the low season between the months of April, … Read moreTake advantage of Discounted Chimpanzee Permits in Kibale during low season!

Rwanda Becomes Arsenal’s official Tourism partner

Just as Rwanda has been known for its endless surprises, the land of a thousand hills has done it again striking all news headlines all over the globe. The evening of 22nd May 2018 was full of celebrations and excitement in Rwanda having signed a three-year partnership with Arsenal “the football club for many”. The … Read moreRwanda Becomes Arsenal’s official Tourism partner

Is it Safe to Trek Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park

Virunga National park

How safe is gorilla trekking in Virunga National Park Despite the negative history of Virunga national associated with insecurity, civil wars, and rapid poaching of the critically endangered mountain gorillas in Virunga national park, peace has been restored and Congo is very safe for Tourism. Presently, gorilla safaris to Congo are done peacefully and all … Read moreIs it Safe to Trek Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

vegetation in Bwindi

Situated in southwestern Uganda in the borders of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is Uganda’s natural wonder. The national park covers a total land area of 331 square kilometers a home to countless wild animals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, which make it worth visiting. The forest was initially inhabited … Read moreBwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Nyakagezi Gorilla Group returns to Mgahinga national park

The only gorilla family habituated in Mgahinga national park which had migrated to Rwanda since last year is back in Uganda’s most scenic national park – the Mgahinga. It has been confirmed that the group looks very healthy. Nyakagezi Gorilla group keeps marauding amongst the 3 borders: – Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo seeking food. … Read moreNyakagezi Gorilla Group returns to Mgahinga national park

How to Trek Mountain Gorillas in Uganda From Kigali

Uganda gorilla tours

Is it possible to fly into Kigali and Trek gorillas in Uganda A safari to see mountain gorillas in Uganda has surely been challenging due to a full day of driving from Entebbe/Kampala to Bwindi or Mgahinga gorilla national park. This for the past decades has made Rwanda a stop center for most gorilla trekkers … Read moreHow to Trek Mountain Gorillas in Uganda From Kigali

What Makes Rwanda’s Development Journey Enviable

Enviable Rwanda's Development Journey

Despite Rwanda’s dark history associated with the horrific 1994 genocide, the country is presently the leading tourism destination in Africa worth visiting. The land of a thousand hills has not only recovered from the genocide ashes but has further progressed into a luxury tourism destination hosting the highest population of travelers for gorilla safaris and … Read moreWhat Makes Rwanda’s Development Journey Enviable

Facts About Mountain Gorillas

Gorilla trekking

Scientifically named as gorilla beringei beringei, mountain gorillas have become a common feature for all Africa safaris attracting thousands of travelers from all parts of the world everyday. While planning gorilla safaris to any gorilla destination in East and Central Africa, all travelers require extensive understanding of the basic facts about gentle giants before confirming … Read moreFacts About Mountain Gorillas

Rwanda President Honored For Visionary Leadership

Rwanda travel news

While analyzing Rwanda’s success story, good and visionary leadership of Paul Kagame the president is surely a key factor for the country’s transformation and tourism success. Obviously, people who have been to Rwanda give different reviews about the country among which are the memorable gorilla safaris, beautiful landscapes, Virunga volcanoes, ease of accessibility, hospitable people, … Read moreRwanda President Honored For Visionary Leadership

High Gorilla Permit Prices in Rwanda scare off many tourists

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Rwanda has made a name as the best gorilla trekking destination, and early this year the small beautiful land locked country shocked the whole world by when the government decided to double the price of gorilla permits from $750 to $1500 for 1 person for go trekking gorillas in Volcanoes national park for 1 hour. … Read moreHigh Gorilla Permit Prices in Rwanda scare off many tourists

RwandAir to Open More Routes in West Africa

Rwanda's new routes in WestAfrica

As RwandAir looks at expanding all over the globe, on 30th September 2017 the airline opened its new routes in West Africa, which will operate weekly offering an easy route to Rwanda the land of the mountain gorillas. The airline is connecting 3 west Africa cities of Conakry in Guinea, Bamako Mali and Senegalese capital … Read moreRwandAir to Open More Routes in West Africa

Rwanda to Host the World Travel Gala

Rwanda tours

For the first time in Africa, Rwanda is to host the prestigious world travel awards in the Kigali capital city on 10th October this year (2017). Many people including government officials, luminaries, industry leaders, broadcast media and international print are all anticipated to grace the upcoming ceremony. World spread, Rwanda is renowned as a land … Read moreRwanda to Host the World Travel Gala

What To Do With Children While Trekking

Gorilla tours

It’s been a frequently asked question by many travelers of which alternative activities children can take part in as parents trek gorillas or chimpanzees. Presently, various optional activities have been organized for children aged 15 years and below in all mountain gorilla and chimpanzee destinations in Uganda and Rwanda. The national parks with these extra … Read moreWhat To Do With Children While Trekking

Gorilla habituation Experience

Gorilla tours

Take part in one of its kind mountain gorilla habituation rewarding you an incredible gorilla watching experience. Gorilla habituation is only done in Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Uganda in two gorilla families of Bushaho and Bikyingi are presently under going habituation. Gorilla habituation is a process of keenly training and familiarizing … Read moreGorilla habituation Experience

Frequently Asked Questions About Mountain Gorilla Trekking

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Whereas much has been known about mountain gorillas, both past and the upcoming trekkers have continuously asked several questions on how to ensure a memorable trekking experience. The exception of mountain gorilla trekking experience has drawn many people involving travelers, researchers, school children, and conservationists all aimed at obtaining in-depth information about the mountain gorillas. … Read moreFrequently Asked Questions About Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Trekking for Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Forest

gorilla trek bwindi

Much as mountain gorillas are trekked in the Virunga conservation area, meeting these endangered species in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi national park is surely an adventurous and unforgettable experience. The national park is situated in southwestern Uganda bordering the Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is a home to the … Read moreTrekking for Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Forest

How to plan a Gorilla Trek Your Self

Whereas many travelers plan their trek excursions through various travel companies, you can plan for a trekking tour yourself. Mountain gorilla safaris offer lifetime experience no matter who makes the plan but preparing it yourself makes it feel extraordinary. However, though inspiring, private planning for the trek is quite irritating since it requires continuous follow … Read moreHow to plan a Gorilla Trek Your Self

Amazing Facts You Did Not Know About Rwanda

golden monkey tracking Rwanda

Rwanda is a very beautiful country located in East Africa, included in the most preferred and tourism destinations people must visit on the continent,. Most people who have never been to Rwanda get biased after reading about the country because what first comes is the Rwandese genocide and yet it happened over 20 years ago … Read moreAmazing Facts You Did Not Know About Rwanda

Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale Forest

chimpanzee habituation in kibale

Have you ever wondered the secret behind chimpanzee habituation experience? It is much more than being with the chimpanzees. Most people have mistakenly thought of chimpanzee habituation and trekking to be similar but the former (habituation) entails spending the whole day interacting with chimpanzees contrary to an hour spent in trekking. Abbreviated as CHEX, chimpanzee … Read moreChimpanzee Habituation in Kibale Forest

Tourism Attractions in Mgahinga national park

gorilla tracking in mgahinga national park uganda

Located in Kisoro district southwestern Uganda, Mgahinga gorilla national park is the smallest national park in Uganda covering a total land area of 33.7 square kilometers. It was at first a forest reserve, which was garzetted in 1991 into a national park purposely to protect one mountain gorilla family that inhabit there. Concerning the vegetation … Read moreTourism Attractions in Mgahinga national park

Visit the Cross River Gorillas

Located in the mountains across the borders of Cameroon and Nigeria, the cross-river gorillas is one sub specie of the western gorillas scientifically known as the Gorilla gorilla diehli. The gorilla species is currently the most rare and critically endangered specie having approximately 280 cross-river gorillas surviving in the whole world compared to the other … Read moreVisit the Cross River Gorillas

Attractions to see and do in Rwanda with family

rwanda family safari

There is no doubt that Rwanda is a good tourism destination for one to visit with a family. The land of a thousand hills, hundreds of hiking and biking trails, countless historical, cultural and religious sites, fabulous dances, music and ritual and the general cultural of the people is of great interest to tourist travelling … Read moreAttractions to see and do in Rwanda with family

Rwanda’s tourism Attractions Beyond Mountain Gorillas

Although Rwanda has been considered as the best tourism destination in the whole of Africa with a lot to offer, the famous attraction that has been known for many years and has attracted many people to Rwanda are the mountain gorillas found in volcanoes national park in the virunga conservation area. The Rwanda development board … Read moreRwanda’s tourism Attractions Beyond Mountain Gorillas

Kigali Convention Complex an absolute beauty in Kigali

kigali convention center

Known as a front –row seat to the jungle, Rwanda is a landlocked country located in east Africa neighboring countries of Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi. It is called the Land of Thousand Hills due to the gentle sloping hills over the area and is the smallest compared to other east African … Read moreKigali Convention Complex an absolute beauty in Kigali

3 Lion Cubs born in Akagera National Park Rwanda

Exactly a year back in June 2015, the Rwandan government in partnership with South Africa’s African Parks introduced a total of seven lions into Akagera national park. This was a move to revive tourism potential of Akagera wildlife park. The seven lions imported comprised of five females and two males. Today the lion family in … Read more3 Lion Cubs born in Akagera National Park Rwanda

Virunga Massif Mountain Gorilla Census Ongoing

Mountain gorillas are endangered primate species that live in the Virunga massif and in Bwindi impenetrable forest in southwestern Uganda. The Virunga massif comprises of a series of volcanic mountains that stretch from southwestern Uganda, northwestern Rwanda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo covering Mgahinga gorilla park, volcanoes national park and Virunga national park in … Read moreVirunga Massif Mountain Gorilla Census Ongoing

Congo lashes out at Rwanda, Uganda and foreign tourists

Recently there has been a steep and sudden increase in Congo visa fees for Rwanda visitors and other tourists making the Democratic Republic of Congo an even more remote tourism destination. Following recent unsuccessful attempts to enter Rwandan territory by Congolese troops, which met with a resolute response by the Rwandan army and once more … Read moreCongo lashes out at Rwanda, Uganda and foreign tourists

Rwanda Gets U.S. $49million From Meets

The Rwandan tourism sector has managed to collect over $49million from conference tourism and the country is hoping to triple this by the year 2016. “Rwanda is becoming an attraction for conference tourism. Recently the country held the African Development Bank meeting, which is contributing to more revenue from the sector,” Head of Tourism and … Read moreRwanda Gets U.S. $49million From Meets

Conservationists report a “Gorilla Boom” in Rwanda

The medical team treating gorillas within the Volcanoes National Park have made a report of what they described as a “gorilla boom” in Rwanda as more than expected numbers of infants are born in the park. According to the Gorilla Doctors – a conservationist group reported Tuesday that it has recorded 24 baby gorillas in … Read moreConservationists report a “Gorilla Boom” in Rwanda