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Photo blog: Where to go birding in Africa

Catch a glimpse of exquisite plumage, decipher lesser known calls and witness the mating rituals of some of Africa’s finest birds. With its impressive variety of biomes that attract diverse fauna and flora, Africa is a birder’s paradise. From the …

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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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Go gorilla trekking in Uganda with a free gorilla permit!

Book a place on our 10 day Authentic Uganda tour departing 2nd December 2012, and Journeys Discovering Africa will cover the cost of your gorilla permit – effectively discounting the retail price of this amazing safari by $500 per person! …

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Uganda gorilla permits go down in price!

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has announced that gorilla permits prices for November 2012, and April and May 2013 are to be sold at discounted prices, reduced from US$500 to US$350 per person per day. This welcome move will give more …

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Top 50 things to do on safari in Uganda

As Uganda celebrates 50 years of Independence today, the Journeys Discovering Africa team has compiled their ‘Top 50’ things to do in Uganda. So if you’re planning your Uganda safari and need some inspiration, you need look no further! Stare …

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Great Safari Deal – Half Price Flights

To celebrate the launch of the new AeroLink scheduled flight service in Uganda, Journeys Discovering Africa is offering a special discounted safari deal featuring half price flight transfers to Kibale Forest and from Bwindi back to Entebbe. The eight day …

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Wildlife encounter of the year

Looking back over 2011, it is clear that all of our clients have special memories of their safaris with us. However, one wildlife encounter, captured on film and now an internet sensation, stands out above all others – the spell-binding …

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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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