Virunga Region Treaty – Conservation of Mountain gorillas

Joint Conservation of Mountain gorillas against poaching The three countries that share the virunga region -Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo are in the final stages of working on endorsing a treaty that will ensure a thorough conversation of the Virunga area. The virunga area lies in the southwest of Uganda, northwest of Rwanda and South east of DR Congo and protects the rare mountain gorillas, a rich list of bird species and the old stunning virunga volcanoes; Muhabura, Gahinga, Sibinyo, Visioke, Karisimbi, Mikeno, Nyiragongo & Nyamulagira the latter two being some of the active volcanoes in the world with the recent activity in 2002, 2006 & 2010. The main purpose Continue Reading →

Facts About Online Gorilla Permit Booking System

As we may all well know, online booking of gorilla permits has been one of those controversial matters that ever arouse in the tourism sector between Local Tour Operators and Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) the body that manages Uganda’s National Parks after UWA resolved to push gorilla permits booking online which did not go well with the local tour operators whose genuine fear was that foreign tour operators would throw them out of business. The system has been that foreign tour operators rely on the local tour operators to the purchase of the gorilla permits and if the permits are to be reserved online, then Local tour operators would literally Continue Reading →

14 Days Luxury Uganda & Kenya Safari

Day 01: Welcome to Uganda by Gorilla & East Safari Upon arrival, our friendly representative will be waiting to welcome you and help your drive to Protea Hotel Entebbe for relaxation, dinner & overnight stay. HB Day 02: Murchison Falls National Park Awake to an early breakfast, be transferred to the Airport in time for scheduled flight to Murchison Falls National Park. You will meet and greet with your guide who will to transfer you to the Lodge during the drive your will enjoy an enroute game drive. Afternoon drive to the top of the falls to see how the mighty falls are formed with a small gorge. Dinner & Continue Reading →

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable forest is regarded to be one of the most biologically diverse forest in Uganda and Africa as a whole. The forest is a home of about 400 mountain gorillas living in harmony with chimpanzees. To track these mighty gorillas, a Park ranger who is so familiar with the location and trails of the forest, leads you through Wilderness creepers and undergrowth, with melodies and views of rare birds, butterflies and bats flapping in the trees to the exact point where you come face to face with the gorillas. You get a 1 hour chance to observe and be spoilt by the beauty and thrilling feeling of being closes Continue Reading →

6 Things to Consider when Planning a Safari in East Africa

When planning a safari in East Africa, there are 6 Untold things that you should consider for 2014. These are additional things to add on what you know when planning a trip to East Africa; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda. 1. What shoes to carry? Carry safari boots with hard sole, you will know the use when you get involved in a jungle/forest walk and when tracking chimps and Gorillas. Especially during Gorilla tracking which involves making paths in a thick tropical forest, and the sloppy terrains, your shoes determine you stability. 2. Wardrobe do’s and don’ts Ensure to pack a jersey and jeans to keep you warm when needed, and Continue Reading →

What to do on a Rwanda tour

Popularly known as the land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda is located in the south western part of East Africa with Kigali being its capital city. Rwanda is one of the best places to visit in East Africa much famous for gorilla tracking in Volcano National Park. There are a lot more other things to do on a typical safari in Rwanda; Forest/ canopy walks and primate tracking in Nyungwe National Park, game viewing in Akagera National Park, sightseeing of the Genocide memorial Centers Nyamata & Ntarama Genocide Memorials being the two most powerful Genocide memorial churches located on the out skirts of Kigali. With Rwanda’s rich culture, you can’t Continue Reading →

3 Days Gorilla Tracking & Dian Fossey Tour

  3 Days Rwanda Safari: Gorilla trackng & Dian Fossey Tour Day 1: Airport pick You will be picked from Kigali  International airport and depending on the time of your arrival, you will have a city tour to a cultural museum and the genocide memorial center. You will later on proceed to Parc National Des Volcans, where you will dine and have an overnight stay at a Hotel/ Lodge/ Guest house.   Day 2: Gorilla Tracking After your early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Kinigi station where you will be briefed about gorilla tracking. You will then start tracking the gorillas and once you find them, you will Continue Reading →

4 Days Rwanda Safari & Gorilla tour

Rwanda Safari Day 1: Airport pick. You will be picked from Kigali International airport and transferred to your hotel/ lodge/ guest house in Kigali. After freshening up, you will go and tour the cultural museum in Kigali, proceed to your hotel for relaxation. Dinner and overnight at hotel/ lodge/ guest house in Kigali.   Day 2: Travel to Parc National Des Volcans. After you morning breakfast, continue with a Kigali city tour to the genocide memorial center at Gisozi, local markets and craft shops for some local art and craft pieces. Have lunch, after which you will be driven to Parc National Des Volcans – home of the mountain gorillas. Continue Reading →