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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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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 JDA clients Marja and Minna

Marja and Minna visited our little corner of Africa from Finland, to enjoy a gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda and Uganda with Journeys Discovering Africa. They visited these gentle giants in both areas where they are still found in the wild: …

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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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In Fossey’s Footsteps

The thought of tracking mountain gorillas in an African rainforest conjures up a romantic image of ‘Gorillas in the Mist’, the shiver running down your spine as you hear the first rumble of a Silverback and the sight of fluffy …

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