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 →

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 →