NGAMBA ISLAND CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY RECOGNIZES WILD DISCOVERIES SAFARIS.

The year 2018 was such a great year with tremendous achievements. In addition to participating in two exhibitions at the WTM in London and ITB Berlin, and having a general improvement in business, Wild Discoveries Safaris was also recognised by the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (CSWCT) for the continued partnership and incomparable support to the … Read more

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda: The Habituation Experience

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda: The Habituation Experience

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda: The Habituation Experience Gorilla trekking in Uganda has traditionally been an hour-long meet-and-greet, but a new programme, gorilla habituation experience, allows visitors to track the animals too. Sue Watt of The Independent joins the trail “Everything about Rushenya is big: his head, his arms, his feet, and especially his bum.” Augustine Muhangi doesn’t stand … Read more

How to see mountain gorillas: Mind-blowing Bucket-list Trip

Rwanda primates - Uganda Mountain Gorilla safari

How to see mountain gorillas: Mind-blowing Bucket-list Trip It’s the moment of truth. After a long, sweaty scramble, your guide ushers you quietly into the clearing. Troop 13 are taking their midmorning break: hillocks of black fur protrude from the glossy greenery on every side – a crooked elbow here, a swollen belly there. Above … Read more

Uganda: Wild on the Nile Whitewater rafting

Uganda Whitewaters - Wild on the Nile

Uganda: Wild on the Nile Whitewater rafting WHEN I showed up to go whitewater rafting on the nile in Uganda, Gerald, the Canadian rafting guide who stood barefoot in board shorts and looked like a hardier, hairier version of Brad Pitt, greeted me with a simple question: Wild or mild? BY: JEFFREY GETTLEMAN My advice, if … Read more

The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley

The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley

The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley Our tiny plane flew north from Entebbe over the rugged Mountains bordering Kidepo Valley National Park in the remote north-east where Uganda, Kenya and Sudan meet. In the foothills of these mountains, patches of red earth scratched out from the surrounding greenery showed small manyatta’s and villages, isolated by distance, … Read more