Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rwanda named a top destination for 2013

Globe Spots, the travel site by travellers for travellers, has named Rwanda one of its top ten countries to visit for 2013. As they say, there is more to Rwanda than gorillas, and they reference it’s stunning mountainous landscape, diverse …

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Let’s Go Galago!

On a women  gorilla safari in Uganda you can encounter a rich variety of primates in their natural habitat. In the space of little more than a week you could stare into the eyes of a Silverback in Bwindi. But …

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AeroLink add scheduled flights to Kidepo and Kisoro

AeroLink Uganda, the new scheduled flight service in Uganda, have just announced they will soon be offering scheduled flights to the remote Kisoro and Kidepo airstrips. Kisoro is the airstrip used by those heading for gorilla trekking in southern Bwindi. …

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Uganda’s Great Apes in Growth

The total population of critically endangered mountain gorillas worldwide has risen to 880. These greatest of great apes are found only in the rainforest-swathed mountains of southern Uganda and the Virunga Massif area, which spans part of Rwanda, Uganda and …

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A modern take on the classic gorilla safari lodge

Our General Manager recently visited Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to conduct site inspections of some of the lodges in the area. Here is a firsthand report of her stay at Mahogany Springs. It had been a while since I was last …

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Fly from the Serengeti to the Gorillas of Uganda

In little over a month, Coastal Aviation and Fly Uganda will team up to offer a new service connecting the Serengeti in Tanzania with the highlights of Uganda. From the 15th December 2012, Coastal Aviation will start operating a flight …

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Close encounters of the wildlife kind

An update on a new behind-the-scenes tour of the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, Uganda, from our General Manager Anne-Marie Weeden. The python was cold and clammy – just as I had expected – but it turned out this …

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