February 14, 2021

Luxury and Mid-range lodges near Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda

There is no accommodation facility within the Volcanoes National Park and overnight camping is strictly prohibited, however, several lodges catering to all budgets are situated within a few kilometers of Kinigi, Gisenyi, and Musanze town.
February 4, 2021

Top 5 Things to do and see in Volcanoes National Park-Rwanda

Volcanoes national park is the only gorilla trekking national park in Rwanda and it lies in the northwestern part of the country in Ruhengeri province and particularly situated in the Kinigi area of Musanze district. This park borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains that are Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga, and Sabyinyo, which are covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.
February 3, 2021

Top things to do and see in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Most travelers who visit Mgahinga Gorilla National Park come to see the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. The park is home to about 60 wild mountain gorillas, only one habituated gorilla family is active for trekking every day. The Nyakagezi gorilla family consists of 10 individuals; 5 silverbacks, 3 adult females, 2 infants. The cost of a gorilla permit in Uganda is US$ 700 per person for foreign non-residents, US$ 600 for foreign residents, and US$ 70 for East African citizens.
November 1, 2019

Top 16 Uganda Tourist Attractions

September 17, 2019

The Mysterious Rwenzori Mountains

The Ruwenzori Mountains have always held a mystery, inspiring travelers and dreamers and those who dared to come closer to ice cold nights, boggy terrain, fog and rain to last a lifetime but these snow caped ranges have always remained a mystery to man since 150 AD when the ancient Greeks referred to them as the ‘Mountains of the Moon’.
August 7, 2019

The Rumbling Murchison Falls

“Upon rounding the corner in our canoes, a magnificent sight burst upon us…Rushing through a gap that clift rock exactly before us, the river, contracted from a grand stream, was pent up in a narrow gorge scarcely fifty yards (50m) in width. Roaring furiously through the rock bound pass, it plunged in a single leap of about 120 feet (40m) perpendicular into a dark abyss below”
May 6, 2019

Golden Monkey Tracking & Habituation Experience

Golden Monkey Tracking & Habituation Experience in Uganda’s Mgahinga Forest “It must be tough being an attention seeking golden monkey. No matter how hard they try, […]
April 5, 2019

Uganda Gorilla Tracking Guidelines

The Gorilla Trekking Guidelines are for you planning on trekking Mountain Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda or the D.R – Congo. The following briefing information would apply equally well in any of the 3 countries where you may trek Mountain Gorilla’s. Much of the extract has been taken from the printed leaflet by the Uganda Wildlife Authority ‘Gorilla Rules’ with additional information added!
March 31, 2019

Bakiga Lodge – Ruhija Gorilla Sector

Bakika Lodge – Gorilla Safari Lodge in Ruhija Sector Bakiga Lodge is a lavish community lodge positioned in Ruhija gorilla sector in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, […]