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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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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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Never a dull moment – gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Our clients in Rwanda have had some exciting moments tracking gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in the Virungas over the last month. Earlier in October, some of our clients who were tracking the Sabyinyo family had a bit of shock …

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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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Susa family take a “holiday” from gorilla trekking

The Susa gorilla family in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda have long been the group that were known to present the biggest hiking challenge for those assigned this particular family group. High in the Virungas, Susa migrate further up the …

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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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An Unforgettable Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

Michelle and Kevin Sutton tracked Mountain Gorillas with us in Rwanda recently and kindly agreed to share their amazing experience with us. Words are by Michelle, with some excellent Gorilla photos from Kevin. Seeing Mountain Gorillas is a dream for …

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Update on Rwanda Gorilla Permit increase

Ten days ago we reported the news that the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) were proposing an increase of 50% to gorilla tracking permits for Volcanoes National Park. The announcement led to an outcry among local tour operators in Rwanda, and …

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Rwanda to increase gorilla permits to $750

Earlier this week, the Rwanda Development Board announced their intention to increase gorilla tracking permits for Volcanoes National Park from the current price of $500 per permit to $750 (US Dollars), effective 1st June 2012.¬†For a few days, local tour …

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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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