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 How to see mountain gorillas: Mind-blowing Bucket-list Trip
How to Go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda This is a guest post from Marcello Arrambide of Wandering Trader. When I moved to eastern Africa, I had an opportunity to experience something that only a handful of people get to do every year: see some gorillas. And I wasn’t leaving the continent until I did! Gorilla … Read more How to Go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Uganda, more than just gorillas! I love Uganda, The Pearl of Africa. For me, it encapsulates everything that makes Africa so special and its location alone is like something from the lost world. Open, wild savannahs in the shadow of rugged glacial peaks, where the western Congo forest, slowly grows over a rolling landscape scarred by gorges and … Read more Uganda, more than just gorillas!
Uganda’s White Rhinos Back in the 1960s Uganda was home to about 700 white rhinoceros, currently there are under 20 rhinos left in Uganda – the name Rhinoceros finds its origin in the Greek word for ‘rhino’, meaning nose, and ‘ceros’ meaning horn. These white rhinos aren’t actually white, and neither are black rhinos actually black. The word … Read more Uganda’s White Rhinos
Highlights of a Uganda Safari Experience Crowned the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill in 1907, Uganda is renown for its beautiful landscapes, abundant flora and fauna, the 1057 bird species that make up 50% of Africa’s bird species and 11% of the World`s bird species and a diversity of over 56 tribal cultures that combine to … Read more Highlights of a Uganda Safari Experience
With all the attention focused on gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, it’s easy to forget that a Uganda safari can include classic savannah experiences too. Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s premier game viewing destination and one of the most biologically diverse parks in the world, not least thanks to its mind-boggling bird list of 610 … Read more The Queen Elizabeth National Park Adventure