Great news from Uganda as the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have announced that discounted gorilla permits will be available from December 1, 2020 through March, 31 2021! The discounted rate applies to newly booked permits only and cannot be applied to rescheduled/postponed or previously purchased permits. Travel dates must be within the same date range…

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As the novel coronavirus rapidly spreads across the globe another threatened species is at risk: the highly endangered mountain gorilla.  Found in tiny pockets of rain forest in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo the mountain gorilla population has slowly rebounded as a result of increased tourism and strict protection.  However this may all change.  Tourism has…

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Good news for the mountain gorillas!  A recently published survey of the mountain gorilla population in the Virunga Massif has found the numbers of these endangered gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) is on the rise.  The study was conducted in the Mikeno Sector of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Volcanoes National Park in…

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Uganda is truly a destination for everyone.  It is a country of vast diversity, offering the highest mountain range in Africa, the magnificent Great African Rift Valley, the mighty Nile River, the second largest fresh water lake in the world and the famous and remote Murchison Falls.  However, Uganda is most famous for it’s accessible population of mountain gorillas. 

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