How Much is a Uganda Safari Cost?
When planning a Uganda safari, the costs or prices do matter a lot. Often, visitors ask how much does a safari in Uganda cost? There is no standard cost for a Uganda safari tour. The costs do vary depending on different factors; activities tourists wish to engage in while at the destination, length of stay, […]
How Long Does a Gorilla Trek Take?
How long does gorilla trekking take? How long can it take to see mountain gorillas in the wild? Gorilla trekking is a special wildlife experience of its own and often described as unpredictable adventure. Normal gorilla treks in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo can take from 2 to 6 hours, but a number of factors come […]
What o Wear For Gorilla Trekking?
What should you wear for gorilla trekking? How you plan to dress does matter a lot when it comes to gorilla tracking in Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. When choosing the dress code, make sure that it blends with nature and locals’ cultures are respected. Also, be mindful of the landscape of gorilla trekking destinations – […]
Is Gorilla Trekking Worth the Money?
In almost all the African safaris, gorilla trekking doesn’t miss out but what still leaves most tourists asking themselves is; is gorilla trekking worth the money? Yes! Gorilla trekking is completely worth every penny, effort and visitors’ time. Repeat travelers to Uganda, Rwanda or Congo can affirm it that this is truly a lifechanging experience […]
Nyiragongo Volcano Hiking Guide
Hiking Nyiragongo is one of the key Congo safari highlights. Nyiragongo Volcano is part of the Virunga Mountain chain comprising of 8 scenic volcanoes. These scenic volcanoes dominate Uganda, Rwanda and D.R. Congo. They stretch from East to Central Africa along the Rift Valley where Lake Edward and Lake Kivu are located. The Virunga volcanoes: […]
WHAT IS THE COST OF GORILLA TREKKING IN AFRICA?
There is no standard price or cost of gorilla trekking in Africa. Budget, mid-range and luxury gorilla safaris all cost differently and every tour operator has its own computation style hence variation in the costs. With gorilla trekking tours proven to be one of the top adventures in Africa, anyone planning to engage in this […]
VOLCANO CLIMBING IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK (KARISIMBI & BISOKE)
Volcanoes National Park is situated within the Virunga Region, North-western Rwanda and this is a region with a chain of 8 volcanoes making it a significant hiking destination in Africa. It shares borders with other Virunga region parks such as Virunga National Park in the D.R. Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park -Uganda. Volcano climbing […]
How to Prepare For a Gorilla Safari to Africa
How to prepare for a gorilla trek in Africa? How should you prepare for your gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, Rwanda and D.R. Congo? Preparing for gorilla tracking adventure is time consuming but very simple when you have mustered the process. Adequately preparing for your gorilla tour is key because it guarantees you successful gorilla […]
Why is Rwanda the Best Place to See Gorillas?
Mountain gorillas are the key highlights of Rwanda safaris. Only 3 countries (Rwanda, Uganda and Congo) protect mountain gorillas (gorilla beringei beringei) which currently remain not more than 1063 individuals on earth. Over 604 of these large apes reside in the Virunga Conservation Area (VCA) and Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park lies suitably within this region. […]
What Makes Uganda the Best Gorilla Trekking Destination?
What makes Uganda the best gorilla tours destination? There are multiple reasons why Uganda is not only a preferred African safari destination and especially for gorilla safari tours. Mountain gorillas survive only in the natural environment and tracking them in the lush tropical forests in Africa is a lifetime experience. Strictly 3 countries inhabit mountain […]