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19 August 2020
Uganda's most popular destinations on Instagram

Uganda’s Most Popular Destinations on Instagram

‘If it isn’t on Instagram, it didn’t happen!’ From breakfast to bungee jumping, coffee to cats and elephants to everything in between – we share all on Instagram. For many, the first thing we do with a photo, video or live experience is to share it on ‘the gram’, whether we document the moment to reminisce in the future or gain some social “clout” we do document and we do it a lot.
13 August 2020
Rwanda’s Weather and Climate

Climate and Weather Throughout The Year in Rwanda

Knowledge of the climate and weather throughout the year in Rwanda is essential to planning a perfect vacation in this small landlocked country located in the East African zone. The country is fumbled between giant East African destinations like Tanzania and Uganda and is bordered by Burundi in the south and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west.
10 August 2020
Visit Uganda Next

Why Visit Uganda Next in 2021/22

We love East Africa's untethered natural wonders. The people are friendly, the food is warm and the weather is wonderfully tropical. Visit Uganda for more than just the mountain giants in it's rainforest jungle. Uganda is a friendly East African nation with a rich natural diversity, diverse landscapes and it deserves to make your 2020/21 Africa travel bucket list.
10 August 2020
Standard Operating Procedures for tourism services and research activities in Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) estates and the reopening of Uganda’s protected areas to the general public during COVID-19 pandemic.

Uganda Wildlife Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Standard Operating Procedures for tourism services and research activities in Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) estates and the reopening of Uganda’s protected areas to the general public during COVID-19 pandemic.
1 August 2020
#Ride4Rangers Uganda

#Ride4Rangers, Protect Africa’s Wildlife

When times are tough - and indeed they are incredibly tough right now – our tourism industry really does pull together in the spirit of “Ubuntu” (community) to help those in dire need. All across Africa, lodge and hotel owners like us – many with little or no income themselves – are trying their best to ensure their staff are looked after - and that the local rural communities are getting food parcels to keep the wolves at bay.
30 July 2020
Rafiki Gets Justice, Gorilla Killers Sentenced to Prison Life

Rafiki Gorilla Gets Justice

The best news coming to the Uganda wildlife conservation efforts and the tourism sector is that the most loved silverback mountain gorilla Rafiki can finally rest in peace, thanks to the 2019 Uganda Wildlife Act and the Kabale Chief Magistrate's Court. On July 30, 2020 the court sentenced Byamukama Felix to 11 years in prison for killing Rafiki the Silverback of Nkuringo Gorilla group and other wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, according the UWA press release.
9 July 2020
Happy Rwanda Family, Rwanda safe to travel post covid

Travel Safety in Rwanda

Is it safe to travel to Rwanda? Generally, Rwanda is safe for travel—however, most of the answers in this post to address the question are meant for travelers exploring a post-pandemic world. Otherwise this guide to Rwanda travel safety, which covers everything from the Covid-19 guidelines to what solo travelers should update you on the current security and health situation.
5 July 2020
Protecting gorillas and chimpanzees from COVID-19 in Uganda

Protecting gorillas and chimpanzees from COVID-19 in Uganda

The mind boggling question is how to keep the most precious African apes protected from the most dangerous scourge in modern history, Covid-19. With mountain gorilla numbers growing steadily at 1064 individuals and still listed as endangered on the ICUN red list, answers to that question are vital to the continued existence of our cousins. Uganda's rangers, researchers and guides have been briefed, they are ready to protect our African jungle jewels.
24 June 2020
Experience Uganda Culture From Home

Experience Uganda Culture From Home

As we take a break from leisure travel, pray for the situation to settle down and wait for International travel to ease into the new normal, we believe you can still experience Uganda's raw cultures wherever you are with a little guidance from Nkuringo Safaris team. This also can help you prepare your mind for what you may find on your postponed Africa safari journey because Uganda shares a huge chunk lifestyle with most East and Central African cultures. So no matter where you're headed for your next African vacation, this may serve you just right.
15 June 2020
Nkuringo Gorilla Group, Nkuringo Gorilla Family and death of rafiki the leader

Nkuringo Gorilla Group: In memory of Rafiki silverback

Gorilla tourism started in Nkuringo in April 2004 after the habituation of the group that started in 1996. At the leadership of Nkuringo Silverback patriarch, and later Rafiki, Nkuringo group has flourished within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest jungles to form other groups like Christmas. the death of Rafiki (25) on June 1, 2020 has left the group with no leadership and a cloudy future. this post is dedicated to the slain leader.
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