Primate Adventures – Nkuringo Safaris

Primate Adventures

Primate adventures in East Africa offer wildlife enthusiasts a unique and thrilling wildlife safari experience. The region has several rare and endangered primate species, including gorillas, chimpanzees, golden monkeys, and colobus monkeys. Visitors can trek through the rainforest to observe these fascinating creatures in their natural habitats. The mountain gorillas of Rwanda and Uganda are a particular highlight, with only a few hundred individuals remaining in the wild. Trekking to see these gentle giants up close is an unforgettable experience that provides a rare insight into their behavior and social structure. In addition to the primates, visitors can also enjoy the region’s stunning landscapes and cultural heritage. East Africa has various national parks and reserves, providing multiple adventure options.

With knowledgeable guides and different accommodation options, primate adventures in East Africa offer a unique and unforgettable wildlife experience.

12 August 2023

The Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest, Uganda

Embark on a unique journey in Kibale Forest, Uganda, with the Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, immersing yourself in the secret lives of chimpanzees, gaining insights into their intricate behaviors, and playing a vital role in the conservation of these remarkable creatures and their habitat.
23 July 2023

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary: A Hidden Gem for Nature Lovers

This Ramsar-protected site covers an area of approximately 4.5 square kilometers. It boasts a rich biodiversity of over 200 bird species, several primate species, and various plant and animal life. It's a must-visit destination for any nature lover looking for an off-the-beaten-path experience.
13 July 2023

Gearing up for Gorilla Trekking, Here’s What to Wear

When gearing up for a gorilla trekking adventure in Africa's rainforest, proper preparation for what to wear for the jungle experience is vital to ensuring a safe and comfortable hike. For a comfortable gorilla trek, choose lightweight and breathable clothing that protects you from the elements, wear long pants and sleeves to protect against scratches and insect bites, and don't forget a rain jacket and sturdy hiking boots with good traction. Find more information on what you should pack in this article.
12 July 2023

The Top 8 Incredible Facts About Mountain Gorillas

The world of nature is full of wonders and surprises, and one of the most fascinating creatures is the mountain gorilla. From their exceptional intelligence and social skills to their unique physical features and behaviors, there is no shortage of incredible facts about mountain gorillas to capture your imagination. 
8 July 2023

A Close Encounter with Mountain Gorillas of East Africa

Embark on a thrilling adventure into the heart of Africa's pristine jungles and get up close and personal with the majestic mountain gorillas. Brace yourself for an experience like no other as you delve into the untamed wilderness, surrounded by lush vegetation and the symphony of exotic wildlife. Know more in this great tale.
1 March 2023

What is the average cost of a gorilla trekking tour in 2023?

The price of the tracking permit greatly determines the average cost of a gorilla trekking tour. In Uganda, it's $700, and in Rwanda $1500 per person. Other factors like accommodation, meals, and transport bring the average trip cost to about $490 per person daily, staying in a comfortable lodge with all meals. Find out more details in the post.
12 December 2022

10 Fascinat Facts About Silverback Mountain Gorillas

The silverbacks are male gorillas that develop a silver coat on their backs as they age (at about 15 years old). Mountain gorillas live in patriarchal groups, and the silverback heads the family, with several females (usually related) and young ones. The great apes' social lives can be related to basic human families. Here's our list of 10 other facts about silverback mountain gorillas that you will find fascinating.
15 October 2022

Nkuringo Gorilla Group — Late Silverback Rafiki’s Family

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.
5 May 2022

Family Safari in Uganda With Kids

ganda is an enchanting destination for family safari vacations with kids. It has charming, adventurous, and safe experiences and lodges where your active, curious kids are adored and enriched, not merely tolerated. You shouldn't wait until your kids are old enough for them to experience Africa's Wilderness magic. A family safari holiday in Uganda can open a child's mind and heart to different cultures and the natural world.
30 March 2022

Exploring the thrilling trekking adventures to see chimpanzees in Uganda’s tropical forests

Undoubtedly, chimpanzees get a lot of scientific researchers’ attention but much less with summer adventure travelers than the endangered mountain gorillas. However, the thrill of tracking our snobbish cousins in the middle of an ancient rainforest jungle is one of the most endearing adventures on the African continent. And, a chimp permit costs a fraction of what you would pay to see our giant cousin apes, the mountain gorillas.
3 February 2022

Plan Your Gorilla Tracking Adventure in Rwanda With Expert Guidance

Seeing mountain gorillas in Rwanda's untamed mountain jungles is a hot adventure item finding growing popularity with intrepid travellers eying Africa for summer getaways. Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, bushwhacking through a seemingly boundless expanse of the thick misty jungle on the slopes of the imposing Virunga Mountains, is an experience like no other.
The Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale Forest, Uganda
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