Yearly Archives: 2014

Journeys Discovering Africa’s 6-point guide to the Serengeti-Mara migration

As wildlife spectacles go, a mass migration of large herbivores is hard to beat. The annual migration of about 1,500,000 Common Wildebeest and 100,000 Burchell’s zebra, a round trip of about 300 miles across the Mara and Greater Serengeti Ecosystems …

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50 Shades Of Green – Chimpanzee Sex In Uganda’s Kibale Forest

The hairs on the back of my neck stand up as the unearthly “pant-hoot” of a troop of chimpanzees reaches its crescendo all around us. My companions and I gape at each other in this primal moment, realizing how fantastic …

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See the Migration & Gorillas and save £625pp

When people ask us about our ultimate ‘bucket list’ items for Africa, we usually bore them with an answer that is just too long – there is so much to explore and enjoy on this magnificent continent! But we have …

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Saving A Species, One Gorilla At A Time

We would like to share with you this excellent video from our partner charity Gorilla Doctors. This team of dedicated veterinarians are committed to saving the lives of mountain gorillas and Grauer’s gorillas through providing hands on healthcare in the …

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Save £650 On A Gorilla Trekking Safari!

If you have always dreamed of trekking gorillas in the forests of Central Africa, then our very special Spring Saver discount on our ‘Kingdom Of The Gorillas’ tour may be just the ticket. Normally priced from £2,483 per person sharing, …

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From Chameleons to Communities – On Safari With The Baldwins

Last year we welcomed Paul and Sarah Baldwin to Uganda and Rwanda on an epic safari that included all the usual wildlife highlights from gorilla trekking to golden monkeys, but also wove in various local community visits and activities. Paul …

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Big Bird (The Greystoke Pelican) Video Goes Viral

A habituated pelican dubbed “Big Bird” who is resident at one of our favourite lodges in western Tanzania, has become an internet sensation after a camera attached to its beak recorded the view as the bird practiced flying over Lake …

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New Uganda & Rwanda Group Safaris For 2014

Over the last year we have noticed increasing demand from single travelers or couples who want to benefit from the high levels of service and reassurance of booking with Journeys Discovering Africa, but prefer to join a group safari than …

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Buffalo fights and Giant forest hog in the Aberdares

The central highlands of Kenya are cool and fertile – quite different to what most people associate with Kenyan safaris. Overlooked by craggy peaks and equatorial glaciers, it is Africa, but with a difference. The Aberdares, a range of mountains …

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Special offer to welcome two new Tanzania safari lodges

This year we welcome two excellent new properties to our Tanzania safari circuit – Kigelia Ruaha and Kuro Tarangire. Offering excellent opportunities to escape the crowds, these camps are both intimate affairs, with just six tents each. Opening in June …

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