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Exhilarating adventure safaris in Africa

Get your adventure kicks whilst on safari in Africa. Holidays in Africa can be as exciting for extreme adventurers as traditional safari enthusiasts. Activities are diverse, generally incorporating some adventures that will keep you on dry land and others that …

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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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Photo Blog: Monkey Business on Safari

With their human-like characteristics, cheeky personalities, and seemingly endless energy, monkeys are natural entertainers and always make for fascinating sightings while on safari. Uganda is primate country. While great apes like chimpanzees and mountain gorillas may be one of the …

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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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How to Greet a Shoebill

Have you ever bowed to a bird? And then had it bow back? Probably not. But the Journeys Discovering Africa team in Uganda sure have! On a trip to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, the Journeys Discovering Africa …

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A Safari of the Senses in the Pearl of Africa

“For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.” – Winston Churchill A safari to Uganda is truly a …

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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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Let’s Go Galago!

On a women  gorilla safari in Uganda you can encounter a rich variety of primates in their natural habitat. In the space of little more than a week you could stare into the eyes of a Silverback in Bwindi. But …

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AeroLink add scheduled flights to Kidepo and Kisoro

AeroLink Uganda, the new scheduled flight service in Uganda, have just announced they will soon be offering scheduled flights to the remote Kisoro and Kidepo airstrips. Kisoro is the airstrip used by those heading for gorilla trekking in southern Bwindi. …

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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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