Thursday, 12 October 2017

PRIMATES OF UGANDA

Uganda is a nature gifted country and also known to be the pearl of Africa. Uganda habours notable primate species of varied families and characteristics, ranging from the most endangered mountain gorillas, the human’s closest relatives - Chimpanzees and the most destructive – baboons. Primates in Uganda tend to dwell in numerous ecosystems, mainly in dense tropical forests, montane forests, swamps / wetlands and marshy lands, as well as savannah ecosystems.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

THE EASTERN LOWLAND GORILLAS IN D.R. CONGO

Kahuzi Biega National park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the home to the largest gorilla species known as the eastern lowland gorillas also sometimes referred to as the Grauer’s gorillas. Eastern lowland gorilla is one of the two sub-species of the lowland gorillas in most cases sighted in Africa while the mountain gorilla is the rarest species of gorillas. The eastern lowland gorilla is more common than the mountain gorillas. It is different from other species by the stocky body, large hands and short muzzle just like other herbivorous.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

WHERE TO SEE CHIMPANZEES IN UGANDA

Track and habituate Chimpanzees in Uganda's tropical forests: 

Primates in Uganda are remarkably its biggest tourism draw with the endangered mountain gorillas at the centre of it all.  Nonetheless, mountain gorillas are not the only great apes in Uganda. Chimpanzees can also be found in Uganda and various tourism activities like chimpanzee trekking offers you the perfect opportunity to mix and mingle with mankind’s closet relative.
Just like the gorillas, some chimpanzee groups have been habituated to full human contact and the Uganda Wildlife authority offers chimpanzee habituation experience for those seeking a perfect Uganda safari memory. The chimpanzee habituation experience guarantees you a full day’s worth with chimps as you get to know more about their cycle of life. 

Friday, 18 August 2017

THE RESURRECTION OF GORILLA TOURISM IN VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK

Gorilla trekking in Virunga national park, Mountain gorillas in Virunga national park
Gorilla trekking in Virunga national park resumed officially this year (2017) in May which becomes a major breakthrough in this part of the country and with a great moment of excitement after over a year of closure, due to endless security turmoil that had frequented this park for years between the Congo army and some rebel factions which prevented the activities of gorilla trekking in this unexplored destination.

Friday, 11 August 2017

RWANDA TO HOST THE WORLD TRAVEL GALA

Amazing for the very first time, Rwanda will be hosting this year’s World travel Gala, an event that will remain on the global map in this country’s history. The event is dubbed ‘the world travel awards” with the Africa Gala ceremony scheduled to take place on 10th October 2017 and  is intended to attract many people from all walks of life, since it comes once in lifetime. The world travel gala was established way back in 1993 to award and celebrate excellent performers in the world’s tourism sector, including travel, tourism and hospitality industry.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

WELCOMING THE BABY GORILLA IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

uganda gorilla trekking, gorilla trekking in uganda

As a simile goes, “As lovely as babies”, for real there is nothing in the world that is more lovely than babies. It was again great joy and celebrations on the 21st June the year 2017, as our female mountain gorilla Rugira gave birth to her first infant, helping to solidify the success of her group led by silverback

Friday, 28 July 2017

WHAT MAKES A GORILLA TREKKING SAFARI IN RWANDA SO INTERESTING?

Rwanda possesses one Gorilla tracking point as inscribed in this line; the naturally furnished Volcanoes National park and referred to in French as “Parc Nationale Des Volcans.” During your gorilla trekking in the vibrant Virunga massif, prepare to wake up exceedingly early particularly at dawn, and thus a visitor is advised to book the closest accommodation facility they can  avail or that is presented to them. An African gorilla guide starts briefing the esteemed guests at 7 am daily about security precautions as the etiquette of the park is, this park has a great number of trained cum experienced gorilla guides that are bilingual, fluent in English and French which is essential for their interaction with the tourists.