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Why 4×4 Rooftop Tent Rentals are Trending in Uganda?

Why 4×4 Rooftop Tent Rentals are Trending in Uganda?

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With the evolving travel sector in Uganda, there are always new trends that crop out to make the tourists or travelers stay in the Pearl of Africa a memorable one. In the self-drive safari, the rooftop tent rentals have been added to the cabin and travelers have embraced it like a savior trying to rescue

The Batwa of Echuya Forest

Meet the Batwa of Echuya Forest

Meet the Batwa of Echuya Forest

The Batwa of Echuya Forest

Echuya Batwa, commonly known as pygmies, is an endangered group of people around Echuya Forest Reserve in Kisoro and Kabale Districts of South-Western Uganda. The Echuya is located in the Albertine Rift region recognized as an important eco-region. The Batwa are believed to have migrated from the Ituri Forest of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Nshongi Baby Gorilla and Mother

Two New Baby Gorillas Born in Bwindi Forest

Two New Baby Gorillas Born in Bwindi Forest

Nshongi Baby Gorilla and Mother

Despite the suspension of gorilla trekking due to pandemic Covid-19, the park received two new born babies which have added on the population of gorillas in the jungle. The new born babies were born on 1st may 2020 and 25th may 2020 from Nshongi Gorilla family and Muyambi Gorilla family respectively. The good news has

Is a Tour Company Essential in Planning a Gorilla Trek

Is a Tour Company Essential in Planning a Gorilla Trek

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Gorilla Tracking is one of the best adventure activities you can do on your holiday in Africa and Uganda is considered as the best gorilla safari destination in the world hosting almost a half of the world’s population. Just as in Rwanda with out a gorilla permit, tracking gorillas is completely difficult to attain your

Reasons That May Stop Visitors from Seeing Gorillas

Reasons That May Stop Visitors from Seeing Gorillas

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With only four remotest national parks in the world, gorilla tracking is incomparably a magical experience of a life time in Africa.  These tremendous creatures reside only in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They

5 Best Places for Safaris in Uganda

5 Best Places for Safaris in Uganda

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Hunting for adrenaline-pumping holidays in Africa? Uganda has just what you need. Referred to as the pearl of Africa , Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa with its exotic wildlife, dense misty forests, rich culture and diverse people,  snow-peaked mountains, glassy lakes , sprawling savannas and rich ecosystem.  Though hiking through

What to Do When a Gorilla Charges

What to Do When a Gorilla Charges

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A trek to view mountain gorillas in the wild is such a captivating wildlife experience you can’t find anywhere else on earth except only in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). But what should one do when a mountain gorilla charges? Well, before you set off to search for the gorilla

Bwindi Gorilla Population Increases to 459 Individuals

Bwindi Gorilla Population Increases to 459 Individuals

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The outgoing Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has unveiled the results from the Gorilla Census that was conducted in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The long awaited results have put the number of mountain gorillas living in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the Sarambwe Nature Reserve of the Democratic Republic of Congo to 459 mountain gorillas.

Gorilla Habituation Vs Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla Habituation Vs Gorilla Trekking

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The two most popular experiences in Bwindi Forest, gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation are two distinct primate safari experiences. While they all draw trekkers close to mountain gorillas, they are distinct from each other in one way or the other. However, both gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation experiences are conducted in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Another Baby Gorilla Born in Mubare

Another Baby Gorilla Born in Mubare

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The wildlife community is filled with excitement. The exciting news from the Bwindi Forest is a second birth in a space of two weeks within the Mubare Gorilla group. This is the oldest group in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the mother has been identified as Karungi. She gave birth to a live baby gorillas. The