Category Archives: News

2017 Bucket List Ideas

Can you believe it is almost 2017 already? We certainly can’t. Let’s face it, this past year wasn’t one of the best for most of the world. After 2016, almost everybody needs a good holiday. Therefore, our New Year’s Resolution …

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Trekking to see the Mountain Gorillas

There are only roughly 700 mountain gorillas left in the wild, and nearly half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa. Trekking to see these gentle giants is not only a true wilderness privilege, but also …

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Young Gorillas Dismantle Poachers’ Snares

Gorillas never fail to impress us with their intelligence, compassion and problem-solving abilities, however, this brainy species recently surpassed all expectations when two young mountain gorillas started to work as team to dismantle poachers’ traps in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. …

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Making Safari Dreams Come True

“I wasn’t born in Africa, but Africa was born in me.” – Anonymous Africa is a place of raw beauty and unimaginable experiences and it is our belief that you haven’t really lived until you’ve been there. For many first …

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First Lion Cubs Born in Nearly 2 Decades in Akagera National Park, Rwanda

Nothing excites us more than little lion cubs! Like cheeky children, born into royalty, these future kings have no idea of the importance that their survival holds. That is why we couldn’t have been more thrilled by the recent announcement …

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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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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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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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Uganda Gorilla Permits – Green Season Discounts!

We are delighted to announce green season discounts for tracking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwest Uganda. If you go gorilla tracking in November 2013, April-May 2014 or November 2014, you will only pay $350 per person per …

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