Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Tour Operator: Achieve Global Safaris Safari Length: 3 days Safari Highlights: Gorilla Trek Price: $1575 USD Here's the low down on gorilla trekking in East Africa: First, you usually need to book your gorilla permit in advance as there are only 80 permits sold each day and they can sell out during high season. I... Continue Reading →

12 Cool Facts About Gorillas

1. Mountain gorillas only live in East Africa in two areas - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, and the Virunga Mountains which spreads between Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. 2. The total mountain gorilla population is estimated to be 1,004 individuals as of 2018. These gorillas are counted and surveyed... Continue Reading →

10 Essential Gorilla Trekking Tips

This is what you need to know as you prepare for your gorilla trek in East Africa. Enjoy! 1. Wear long socks - this was probably the best advice I got before I went gorilla trekking. The ants in the forest are notorious and within seconds of standing near them they will somehow be up your... Continue Reading →

How to get around Kampala

Welcome to Kampala, a traffic filled chaotic city! I'll give you the low-dow on how to get around the easiest, cheapest and of course, safest way possible. Safety warning, especially for solo female travellers like me: It is NOT advisable to be out in Kampala at night by yourself. I have not taken a safe... Continue Reading →

East Africa 3 Month Packing List

Clothing: Dresses x2 Shorts x2 Tanks x3 T shirts x5 Work pants x4 Cardigan x2 Trekking Pants x1 Leggings x1 Half leggings x2 Elephant Pants x1 Long skirt x1 Socks x14 Underwear x14 Swimsuits x1 Sleepwear Sports Bra x3 Reg Bra x2 Hoodie  Zip up sweater Rain jacket Sarong Hat Shoes: Runners Hiking Boots Flip... Continue Reading →

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