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Uganda Increases the Price of Gorilla Permits for 2020-23

Uganda Increases the Price of Gorilla Permits for 2020-23

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The Uganda Wildlife Authority has revised the prices of the gorilla permits and other activity fees. In this new tariff some new products have also been introduced as well as fines. This follows an ice-break by Mr. Stephen Masaba, the director of Tourism at UWA who made a significant announcement outlining several changes in tariffs

Rare Waterspout Observed at Lake Bunyonyi

Rare Waterspout Observed at Lake Bunyonyi

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Tourists and locals in Kabale were treated to a spectacular sight of a waterspout off the Lake Bunyonyi, one of the most beautiful places in Uganda. The sudden phenomenon was recorded on videos and photos by both the locals and tourists and has been widely shared on social media. Numerous videos were captured by surprised

Two New Gorilla Groups Habituated for Tourism in Bwindi

Two New Gorilla Groups Habituated for Tourism in Bwindi

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The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has successfully habituated more 2 gorilla families in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for tourism. In a memo sent to tour operators and the press, the two families that have been habituated for gorilla visits are; Christmas found in Nkuringo and Katwe families in Buhoma Sector. The two groups are

Benefits Of Gorilla Tourism In Uganda

Benefits Of Gorilla Tourism In Uganda

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Uganda is one of Africa’s most bio-diverse destination, it’s a landlocked country and an East African country though well placed with in the very heart of Africa with superb ecosystems that range from swampy vegetation which gradually merge into rolling savannahs and misty tropical rain forests in the south west. Still Uganda is among the

Uganda Scraps Off Low Discount Gorilla Permits Deal

Uganda Scraps Off Low Discount Gorilla Permits Deal

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30th November 2017 marked the end of Uganda discounted Gorilla permit deal. Following the communication sent to all Uganda tour operators, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in conjunction with Uganda Tourism board (UTB) announced the scrap at the end of November 2017. For many years, Uganda has been offering US$450 per permit during the month

Bwindi Loses One of Its Oldest Ranger Guides

Bwindi Loses One of Its Oldest Ranger Guides

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In the wee hours of the night of 22/08/2017 today, Uganda has been awakened by sad news! Bwindi has lost one of its heroes of wildlife, Phenny Vumilia. The late has grown all his life trying so hard to protect and conserve the mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest. For as he knew the dense tropical

Baby Gorillas Born in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Baby Gorillas Born in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

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Uganda celebrates the birth of two baby gorillas in Bwindi National Park one of the most populated mountain gorilla destination in the world. The two babies were born by Kisho and Karungi in just one week. One was born on 23rd June and the other on 28th June 2017 in Mubare family a habituated gorilla

Baby Gorilla Born in Rushegura Family

Baby Gorilla Born in Rushegura Family

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Ruterana, one of the adult female gorillas in the Rushegura Family has given birth to a newborn baby expanding the family. The newborn baby was discovered by Mr. Stephen Rubanga a veterinary technician in Bwindi impenetrable national park who found the baby being held tightly by its mother Ruterana. This was during his early morning