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Testimonials

Christine was wonderful, thank you!

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- J Little, USA, February 2013

I just returned from an independent photographic journey to Kenya, crafted by JDA and myself. I will, in future, hold this trip as THE standard and confidently ...

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- R Ruhl, United States, September 2013

Our guide made an excellent effort to keep us comfortable - we know it was hard because of our special conditions with the wheelchair. We want to thank you for ...

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- J M Camarena, Mexico, September 2011


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Gorilla Forest Camp

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Safari Highlights

Overlooking the Munyaga River, Sanctuary Retreats’ Gorilla Forest Camp is the accommodation of choice for the northern sector of Bwindi National Park.

Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi, Uganda (Photo by Sanctuary Retreats)Natural, Romantic Surroundings

Your spacious tent, with two queen beds, a polished wooden deck, rock-faced shower, and bathtub open to the forest will provide an impossibly romantic base from which to explore the surrounding forest. The dining room, similarly, faces the forest. While you enjoy your breakfast, you can often hear the cry of colobus monkeys, with the occasional distant screams of a chimpanzee hunting party.

Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi, Uganda (Photo by Sanctuary Retreats)Meet the Gorillas

Gorilla tracking often commences from the park headquarters 5 minutes away, and if you are very lucky, you may actually be visited by one of the mountain gorilla families which periodically pass through the camp, depending on the season. Evenings are spent round the camp fire with a gin and tonic in hand, recounting the day’s events.