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Gorilla Trekking: Uganda or Rwanda

One of the biggest decisions travellers face when planning a gorilla trekking safari is deciding where to go to see the gorillas –Uganda or Rwanda? While both are excellent safari destinations, they each offer slightly different gorilla trekking experiences. Here …

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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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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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An African Trip of a Lifetime

When Jenny’s mum approached us wanting to organise a safari trip to Africa for herself and her daughters, we couldn’t have been more excited to help her. After all, planning tailored safaris that cater to our guest’s individual needs is …

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Rwanda named a top destination for 2013

Globe Spots, the travel site by travellers for travellers, has named Rwanda one of its top ten countries to visit for 2013. As they say, there is more to Rwanda than gorillas, and they reference it’s stunning mountainous landscape, diverse …

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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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NYUNGWE FOREST LODGE CELEBRATES 5 STAR AWARD

Last week Nyungwe Forest Lodge invited the top 5 tour operators in Rwanda (us included) to a special function to celebrate two of their recent awards. Nyungwe Forest Lodge received a 5 star rating last year, and is the only …

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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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On safari to Rwanda and Uganda – with the Kirchmanns

In January, the Kirchmanns visited Rwanda and Uganda with Journeys Discovering Africa. It was a cultural and wildlife safari, taking in all the highlights of both countries. In Rwanda they visited the genocide memorials and craft markets of Kigali, the …

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Ruzizi Tented Camp set to open September 2012

At TFH we watch any new lodge project with great interest – and none more so than Ruzizi Tented Camp, a new property due to open in Akagera National Park in Rwanda in September 2012. The camp is part of …

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