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Slow travel in East Africa

East African is one of the most lucrative regions in the world when it comes to exploring amazing safari experiences. The concept of slow travel is the best way to maxmize your East African safari experience. The region is truly rewarding in terms of wildlife, adventure, cultural and social experiences which can be fully explored […]

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The Possibility of Trekking a Gorilla Family Alone

The possibility of trekking a gorilla family alone is one of the major concerns for travelers who wish to visit the endangered primates in their natural habitats. Over time, some travelers coming for gorilla tours in Africa ask how possible can one trek a gorilla family alone. Is it possible really? Yes, with proper planning, […]

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Sergio Ramos and 3 other PSG players track gorillas in Rwanda

Four Paris Saint Germain stars including Sergio Ramos, Julian Draxler, Keylor Navas and Thilo Kehrer visited Rwanda and participated in some amazing tour activities including gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park. Their three-day visit which began on Saturday last week was part of the club’s partnership with the Visit Rwanda campaign. The quartet, together with […]

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1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour

You can trek the endangered mountain gorillas of Rwanda in Volcanoes National park on a 1-Day Rwanda gorilla tour. The short gorilla trip is the best option for travelers with limited time especially those who visited Rwanda for meetings, conferences and events. Overtime, gorilla trekking has become popular and a dream come true for most […]

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Virunga Mountains: A gem of biodiversity in the heart of Africa

The Virunga Mountains, also known as the Virunga Massif or the Virunga Conservation Area is one the largest protected areas in Africa covering territories in 3 countries in East and Central Africa. The Area stretches across borders of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda. Wildlife in Virunga Mountains The Virunga Conservation Area is […]

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East African safari experiences for adults

Majority of the experiences in most of East Africa’s tourist destinations are tenacious and adventurous in nature which require some minimum level of maturity and physicality. Some activities in particular, for example gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, mountain climbing and rafting require participants to be at least 15 years or older in order to take part. […]

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Rwanda to expand Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park in northwest Rwanda is one of the 3 parks within the Virunga Massif that protect the endangered mountain gorillas. The other gorilla parks include Virunga National Park in DR Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The increasing population of mountain gorilla According to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, a […]

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Uganda's natural beauty

Uganda: Explore the natural beauty of the Peal of Africa

Uganda is located in East Africa along the Equator and it is one of the leading tourist destinations in Africa due to her stunning natural and wildlife beauty. Uganda’s landscape is hugely influenced by the larger geographical area in which she is located. Uganda’s geography in the west and southwest is determined by the western […]

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Promoting Gorilla Conservation: Unveiling The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda

The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund constructed near Volcanoes National Park in northwest Rwanda is set to open in the summer of 2021. The campus will serve as the headquarters of Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI) and its Karisoke Research Centre. The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is a gorilla-conservation organisation […]

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Art and Culture in Rwanda: Museums and Cultural Sites

Rwanda is popularly referred to as the Land of A Thousand Hills. This is basically due to its mountainous landscape comprised of inter-locking and rolling hills that make up the largest part of the country. The country is located within the Albertine rift valley and also share a significant part of the Greater Virunga Landscape. […]

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COVID-19: Travel Guidelines to Visitors and Tourists in Rwanda

Important travel information to visitors coming to Rwanda for safaris and other activities in relation to Civid-19 restrictions in the country. Rwanda is currently battling the second wave of Covid-19 which has led to the government reimposing a partial lockdown and a nationwide night curfew. However, the country is still welcoming tourists and visitors coming […]

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