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Testimonials

Loved Rwanda, and looking forward to coming back. Everything was very easy and we deeply appreciated that all was gathered in a 'one time shop'.

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- D Del Rio, Mexico, December 2013

We had a lifetime experience we are not going to forget. Charles has been a great guide and an unforgettable companion who made a big effort to make everything ...

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- C Asenjo & G Monguilot, Spain, November 2013

JDA was excellent. Safari logistics - excellent! Umar & Elias our guides - excellent!

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- D & R Harmon, United States, July 2013


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.