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Testimonials

Isaac was always prompt and proudly showed us the beautiful country of Rwanda. He was most informative with the history and culture of the people.

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- G & J Obstfeld, USA, October 2013

We have had a fantastic Rwandan adventure. Charles was an outstanding, caring and informative guide, who we would love to spend time with again. We can't wait t...

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- J Oldroyd, UK, July 2011

Thank you so much, with your excellent help, I had an amazing time/experience in Uganda. I will definitely be back and will use your services on my return

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- D. Bolderston, Newzland, April 2014


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Kibale Forest – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Safari Highlights

After an early breakfast, we drive to Kasese Airstrip and board our scheduled flight to Bwindi. We are met at the airstrip and transferred by road to our lodge, climbing through the Kigezi Highlands that form part of the eastern wall of the Albertine Rift. We pass small villages, plantations and fields on the way, through one of Uganda’s most densely populated regions. As we near the end of our climb, we will begin to see the mountainous, mist covered forest of the park, located more than a mile above sea level. Our base will be Gorilla Forest Camp, widely acknowledged to be the best camp in the northern section of Bwindi.

The 331 square kilometre (128 square mile) Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is comprised of both montane and lowland forest. The forest is one of the richest ecosystems in Africa, with some 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, and over 27 species of reptiles and amphibians. Bwindi is amongst the most diverse forests in East Africa, with more than 1,000 flowering plant species including 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns.

Once we reach the lodge, we enjoy lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing, preparing for tomorrow’s great adventure with the gorillas.

Gorilla Forest Camp Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner