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SAFARI INFORMATION

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Testimonials

The tour info packages provided are not only beautiful & unique but very handy with extremely helpful & thoroughly informative. Love this!! James is an ...

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- Jennifer & J. Lubey, Canada, May 2014

Special thanks to Charles - our guide and driver - he made our experience a very special one! And thanks to Racheal for the warm welcome to Uganda!

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- A&M Schwarzer, Switzerland, July 2012

James, our guide, was excellent. He became a friend. Everything was outstanding.

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- The Rezzonico Family, Italy, March 2013


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Volcanoes National Park

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Safari Highlights

On each of the two mornings we go gorilla tracking, we will have an early start from the lodge, walking to the nearby park headquarters, where we receive a briefing and select our porters for the day. Then we’re off on a drive that may last anything from 10 minutes to 2 hours before we start our gorilla track. The tracking can be strenuous because of the steep slopes and the high altitude. Initially, we will walk along established paths, our ranger coordinating with the advance trackers by radio to guide us in to the gorillas' last known location. As we get to where the gorillas are, we will leave the paths and begin hacking our way through the slippery underbrush. Our porters will stay back as only our privileged party of eight and our ranger approach the gorillas to spend a magical hour with them. The hour passes all too quickly, and then it’s time to reluctantly make our way back to our waiting vehicles.

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner