Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rwanda to increase gorilla permits to $750

Earlier this week, the Rwanda Development Board announced their intention to increase gorilla tracking permits for Volcanoes National Park from the current price of $500 per permit to $750 (US Dollars), effective 1st June 2012. For a few days, local tour …

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Air Kenya announces new service in Uganda

Air Kenya are set to announce details of their new domestic scheduled flight service in Uganda to the travel and tourism community later today. Tourists will soon be able to take advantage of this new service, set to launch by 1st …

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Double Trouble at Ziwa

Less than a week ago, we reported that Bella, one of the female adult White Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda, gave birth to a healthy female calf (pictured). Only five days later, Ziwa are overjoyed to be celebrating the …

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Wildlife encounter of the year

Looking back over 2011, it is clear that all of our clients have special memories of their safaris with us. However, one wildlife encounter, captured on film and now an internet sensation, stands out above all others – the spell-binding …

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It’s a girl! New rhino born at Ziwa…

Bella, one of the Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, gave birth last night to the fifth Rhino to be born into the wild in Uganda for more than 25 years. The baby has been confirmed as female, bringing a much …

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Seeing Stars in Rwanda

The Rwanda Development Board recently hosted a star-awarding ceremony at the Kigali Serena as part of its hotel classification exercise which aims to improve professionalism and the quality of service delivery in the hospitality industry in Rwanda. A total of 31 …

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Insights behind the image – Wildlife photography Q&A

Andy Gooch came to Uganda during a self-confessed mid-life crisis. It was then that he picked up a camera for the first time since his childhood and rediscovered his love of photography. Ever since then he has been trying to …

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