Best known for the genocide, but also a wildlife sanctuary for lowland gorillas, Uganda is a place I spent a lot of time working in. From the rare and questionable tree-climbing lions to the birth of the Nile and Murchison Falls to the dynamic capital cities of Entebbe and Kampala Uganda should be included in your East African itinerary. Coming face to face with gorillas is an experience of a lifetime.
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Gorilla packing list – Essential gorilla trekking gear to bring
This packing list for gorilla trekking was made to help you plan your trip to Rwanda, Uganda or the DRC. What you wear is critical and will ensure safe and dry excursion. The list was created from first hand experience gorilla trekking in both Uganda and Rwanda. Click for your essential gorilla packing list.
Fun and interesting facts about gorillas you may not know
Did you ever wonder what gorillas eat? Do you know who the silverback gorilla is and what makes him different? Or who the mountain gorillas are? What about baby gorillas, would you like to know more about these adorable creatures? Then click here to learn some fun and interesting facts about gorillas.
Comparing mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda vs Uganda vs DRC
Seeing mountain gorillas in the wild is one of the most majestic and mesmerising experiences. Yet it is not easy to plan a trip or find out accurate and useful information online. Here you’ll find first hand, well researched info about mountain gorilla trekking, comparing Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC.
Conflicts while traveling: 5 times I was in the wrong place at the wrong time
Traveling a lot means that, sometimes, you find yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time. War, conflict, violence, riots, coups…You name it, I saw it
Face to face with the mountain gorillas in Bwindii, Uganda
What an incredible experience! This is, hands down, one of the most incredible moments in my travels and it was well worth the hassle of getting there, the monstrously well-fed…