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20 June 2024

Bwindi Forest Gorilla Trekking – A Comprehensive Guide

A Bwindi gorilla trekking adventure is a life-changing experience, offering an intimate encounter with these gentle giants amidst a backdrop of vibrant flora and fauna. The park's rugged terrain, mist-shrouded valleys, and diverse wildlife create an unforgettable setting for this unique wildlife encounter.
30 April 2024

Best Safari in Africa – Top Destinations For First-Timers

This guide is your key to unlocking Africa's best safari destinations. We'll cover everything you need to know: the ideal time to visit each country, the best places to see lions, elephants, rhinos, and those adorable gorillas, plus what to expect with lodging and costs. Whether you're tempted by luxurious lodges, adventurous mobile camping experiences, or something in between, get ready to find your perfect African safari.
24 August 2023

8 Lavish Escapes For An Unforgettable Honeymoon Safari in Rwanda

Rwanda presents an unconventional but enchanting option for a honeymoon or romantic getaway, ideal for adventure-loving couples. Activities like gorilla tracking, hiking, and game drives offer excitement, balanced by luxury accommodations in private lodges and camps amid stunning natural landscapes with unique wildlife. Rwanda's commitment to sustainability adds significance to the experience.
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.
26 March 2023

Is Uganda Safe For Tourists in 2024?

Uganda is a safe destination for travelers with low crime rates and secure wildlife encounters. While road safety and petty theft require vigilance, exercising caution and following health advisories ensure a safe and enjoyable experience in this beautiful country. Read on for everything you need to know before you travel.
27 January 2022

Hiking in Uganda: Places For Mountain Climbing Adventures

There are reasons why we like to climb mountains. Mallory gave us one, "because they are there!" Whether mountain hiking means overcoming your fears, pushing beyond your limits, or ticking off your adventure bucket list, mountaineering in Uganda can help you achieve those adventure dreams.
19 January 2022

The Top Luxury Lodges for Gorilla Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

There’s nothing quite relaxing as waking up in a rain forest — the sounds, sensations, and sheer size of these primate infested jungles are a magical reminder of the magnificence of nature. Forest resorts in these destinations are pristine and often with dramatic views of jungle canopies and rugged landscapes, transporting guests to idyllic enchantments.
18 January 2022

Discovering Uganda and Kenya: Gorillas and Masai Mara Safari

From the pinnacle of fascinating big-game watching to the depths of pristine wilderness, gorillas & Masai Mara safari expedition will ignite your passion for adventure. The safari holiday promises some of the most adventurous experiences in Africa with lifetime memories and authentic animal and cultural encounters. 
4 January 2022

Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise – Queen Elizabeth NP Safari

Explore Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park on a Kazinga Channel boat cruise. Encounter hippos, diverse bird species, and big game while staying at luxury accommodations. Best visited during dry seasons for optimal wildlife spotting, with various travel routes available for accessibility.
25 September 2021

Where To See Gorillas in Africa

The best places to go on a gorilla trek and see gorillas in Africa are Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park. These two destinations offer the best gorilla trekking safaris that can easily be extended to other epic wildlife experiences like Masai Mara and Serengeti. Read on for more.
9 September 2021

The Shoebill Stork and Where in Uganda To Watch This Prehistoric Bird.

The Shoebill (aka Whale-head, aka shoe-billed Stork, aka Balaeniceps rex) is a large wading waterbird that stalks the marshes of tropical East Africa in South Sudan and Uganda. It stalks along the swampy Nile River and Lake Victoria shores, snatching up prey with its unique, immediately recognizable bills. 
19 August 2020

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.
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