May 9, 2023

Visiting The Ellen DeGeneres Gorilla Campus in Rwanda

The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is an incredible state-of-art, multi-acre, eco-friendly facility in three artistic buildings adjacent to Rwanda's iconic tourist destination, Volcanoes National Park. It provides a convenient gateway to conserving gorillas, their habitat, the forest ecosystem, and the sustainability of impoverished surrounding communities.
May 7, 2023

Explore Uganda as your next African destination

Uganda is a landlocked country bordered by Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is home to over 40 million people, taking up top positions for one of the most populous countries in Africa. Despite its high population density, Uganda manages to maintain an unspoiled natural environment that is a delight to explore.
April 13, 2023

The Epic Quest To See Africa Gorillas in The Mountains of Uganda

If you want to be one of the few fortunate adventurers to see mountain gorillas in the misty rainforest of Africa, you can book a gorilla trekking tour independently or through a tour operator who will handle your accommodation, meals, transport, and all local logistics. Many chose the latter to avoid dealing with foreign logistic nightmares.
March 18, 2023

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Mountain Gorilla’s Home

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is an oasis of protected thick, steamy forest blanketing southwestern Uganda's rugged landscape in the shadows of the Virunga Mountains. The 32,000 ha (331 sq km) jungle is as magnificent as it sounds, protecting some of Africa's rarest plant and animal species and more than 500 endangered mountain gorillas, the biggest attraction for visitors to the Park.
March 14, 2023

The average cost of a gorilla trekking tour

After taking care of the tracking permit ($700 for Uganda & $1500 for Rwanda), the average cost of a gorilla trekking tour is about $560 per person per day, including transport, meals, and accommodation in a mid-range lodge. The gorilla permit, a ticket that allows you a guided entry into the gorilla park, takes the largest share of the trip budget.
March 11, 2023

How to book a gorilla trekking tour

If you want to be one of the few fortunate adventurers to see mountain gorillas in the misty rainforest of Africa, you can book a gorilla trekking tour independently or through a tour operator who will handle your accommodation, meals, transport, and all local logistics. Many chose the latter to avoid dealing with foreign logistic nightmares.
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