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Young Gorillas in Mgahinga National Park

Young Gorillas in Mgahinga National Park

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Mgahinga National park is situated in far southwestern Uganda offering a view point for Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Mgahinga National park is the second home for mountain Gorillas in Uganda. The only Nyakagezi gorilla family acts as a pulling factor for many tourists to visit the park. Part of Mgahinga national

What is the Gorilla Trekking Age Limit?

What is the Gorilla Trekking Age Limit?

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Gorilla trekking age limit is 15 years and above! Trekking to see mountain gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is incredibly a lifechanging experience. However, not everyone is considered eligible to see mountain gorillas that is why there is a set age limit which respective destinations observe. Mountain gorilla

Mountain Gorilla Habituation Process: All You Need to Know

Mountain Gorilla Habituation Process: All You Need to Know

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Mountain gorillas are endangered primates species that are only remaining in three countries on the entire planet that are Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Mountain gorillas prefer living in the tropical rain forested mountainous areas and are vegetarians that feed on plant leaves, wild fruits and bamboo shoots. Mountain gorillas are some of

Why You Should Hire a Porter While on Safari

Why You Should Hire a Porter While on Safari

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Did you know that hiring a porter and walking plays a significant role in gorilla trekking? For starters, hiring a porter and walking stick is one essential thing any trekker on a primate safari in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) should think about. There are many reasons why you should

Planning a Gorilla Safari – Things to Know

Planning a Gorilla Safari – Things to Know

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Many travelers visiting Esat Africa today opt for gorilla tracking within the jungle forests of Bwindi in Uganda and Mgahinga National Park.  However a successful gorilla safari requires good preparation and planning given that this adventure is one of few lifetime wildlife viewing experiences that one will ever take in the world. Here are some

Hirwa Group of Rwanda Crosses to Mgahinga National Park

Hirwa Group of Rwanda Crosses to Mgahinga National Park

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The Hirwa Gorilla Family crossed over to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The family which consists of 20 members crossed to the Uganda side of the Virunga Conservation Area a few weeks back. The group has been resident in the park for almost a month and it is being managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority along

Why Support Local Businesses & Community Projects

Why Support Local Businesses & Community Projects

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The world records today show a gradual increase in tourism growth depending on location. It is observed as one of the fastest and largest growing industries in the world today.This can however impact on the remaining biodiversity habitats and indigenous cultures that tend to support mass tourism. As of this, tourists have come up with

Planning Uganda Gorilla Safaris from Rwanda

Planning Uganda Gorilla Safaris from Rwanda

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Take a flight to Kigali-Rwanda and drive and have a chance to get up close to a group of mountain gorillas. Gorilla treks in Uganda from Rwanda is relatively affordable as gorilla trekking permits are only obtainable at $600 for foreign non-residents, $500 foreign residents and shs.250000 for East African citizens. Even when Uganda Wildlife

Children Activities While on a Uganda Gorilla Safari

Children Activities While on a Uganda Gorilla Safari

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Are you planning for gorilla safari and you are wondering what children can do? With gorilla trekking being one of the most restricted adventures, traveling with children at times becomes very challenging as gorilla treks usually require only persons above 15 years. However, this doesn’t mean that children do not have what to do. Whether

How to Book Gorilla Permits (Step by Step Guide)

How to Book Gorilla Permits (Step by Step Guide)

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Gorilla Permit Booking Information You need a gorilla permit handled by each of the national parks to track the mountain gorillas. Here we provide a step by step guide with all the relevant gorilla permit booking information for Rwanda and Uganda to enable you plan your tour in advance. Usually you have to obtain a