Yearly Archives: 2011

Counting Hippos

The Uganda Wildlife Authority have just announced details of their 2012 Hippo Census Count in Queen Elizabeth National Park, with the news that this year, there are a limited number of places available for visitors who want to enjoy a …

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Lodge Report: Buhoma Lodge and Ishasha Wilderness Camp

One of our TFH tour consultants, Joan Namulya, recently visited Buhoma Lodge, situated in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and Ishasha Wilderness Camp, located on the banks of the Ntungwe River in the southern reaches of Queen Elizabeth National Park. …

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Grey Pratincole spotted in Uganda

A rare bird has been spotted in Uganda for the first time ever, creating a new birding record for the country. The Grey Pratincole was recorded by Johnnie Kamugisha, who spotted it whilst on the boat cruise on Kazinga Channel in …

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Nature gets top billing at Rhythm in the Rainforest

The insect crescendo reached fever pitch as the light darkened. We could not see the sun anyway, as we were in the middle of a rainforest, but we knew night was falling as the hum of crickets around us grew …

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Akagera to reintroduce Lion and Rhino

Rwanda is bringing Lions and Rhinos from South Africa to help restock their wildlife after widespread poaching as a result of devastating conflict in the 1990s depleted local populations. The animals will be relocated to Akagera National Park, a savannah …

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The Silence of Elephants

It’s hard to imagine how quiet Elephants can be until one sneaks up on you. Their enormous padded feet softly sink into the ground with each step, and you don’t hear them coming until they are almost on top of …

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Enjoy a $400 discount on a Gorilla safari

Thanks to a special promotion from the Uganda Wildlife Authority offering discounts on tracking certain Gorilla groups in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, we are happy to announce an amazing $400 per person discount on our ‘A Week on the Wild Side‘ …

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Bwindi Gorilla Census

The 2011 census of the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is underway, with the results expected to be announced at the end of the year. Researchers are looking to estimate the total population size of the Bwindi gorillas (in …

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