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Gorilla Trekking

how much a gorilla weighs
Due to their large size, gorillas have considerable weight. We have gathered complete information on gorilla weight so that you can have a clear idea of how much does a gorilla weigh.  You will get to know the average weight of gorillas, the weight of both the male & female gorillas, weight of adult &...
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Bwindi Impenetrable forest in Uganda
 Uganda is a beautiful country with breathtaking forests, waterfalls, islands and national parks. It was crowned as the pearl of Africa for this reason. Here is our list of top 15 places to visit when you are in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park This UNESCO World Heritage Site is so dense that visitors can only...
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Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Sectorrs
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest was declared a UNESCO World Heritage in 1994. The most common mistake by tourists to Bwindi National Park is staying at a lodge which is far away from the sector in which the gorilla tracking is. The various sectors are where the gorilla groups are found. These sectors vary in terrain and...
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Visit Uganda with Twende Expeditions
Travelling to a new country can be both exciting and frustrating at the same time. To kick out the frustration and ensure you only experience the exciting part, we have come up with 5 tips to ease your experience for first time travelling to Uganda. Get a Yellow Fever Vaccine In early 2016, the government...
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bwindi impenetrable forest
If you are planning for a gorilla trekking there are very important things to put into considerations. Below are some of the questions that will help in a cost guide to Gorilla trekking. What is a gorilla safari in Africa? Gorilla trekking in Africa is done on in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo....
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Virunga national park was gazetted in 1925 by King Albert of Belgium solely with a purpose to protect the endangered mountain gorillas. The Virunga national park map covers an area of about 7800km2 and is part of the Virunga conservation area which includes Mgahinga in Uganda and Volcanoes national Park in Rwanda. Additionally, Tourism in...
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gorilla trekking what to pack
Gorilla trekking experience is one of the top ten activities to do when you visit Uganda. The activity is adventurous and will require you to pack the right gorilla trekking gear. This is regardless of if you are doing it in Bwindi Impenetrable National park, Mgahinga national park or you are visiting the great Virunga...
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Gorilla trekking Uganda vs rwanda
First of all, Gorilla Trekking is on every traveler’s bucket list for things to do in East Africa. According to current estimates, there are approximately 880 mountain gorillas remaining in the wild. Additionally, the Mountain gorillas live in family groups in the Virunga Mountains which straddle Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bwindi...
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Gorilla trekking and tracking in Uganda, Rwanda
The Gorilla trekking guidelines are essential for anyone planning on tracking mountain Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda or the D.R -Congo. These rules cut across the 3 countries where you can do the activity. Most of these are adopted from a post by the Uganda Wildlife Authority “Gorilla Rules” plus some more information. This is the...
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Gorilla
Social Structure Gorillas are non-territorial and live in groups called troops that generally consist of 1 to 4 adult males (called silverbacks), some juvenile males (called black-backs), several adult females and young.The oldest and strongest adult male silverback is usually dominant in the troop and has exclusive breeding rights to females.Adolescent females transfer to another...
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THE BATEMBUZI AND THE BACHWEZI DYNASTY
First our Culture series folk stories take us to the region of Bunyoro. Where we learn a little bit about the origin of the Batembuzi and the Bachewi dynasty. A Banyoro myth, Bunyoro Kingdom, Stories from Uganda, Ugandan Culture, Ugandan Oral Traditions According to oral traditions, it is generally believed that the Batembuzi were the...
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legend of Gipir and labongo
The legend of the spear and the bead; Labongo and Gipir is an interesting Cultural Story that Originates from Luo Migrations into Kenya, North Eastern Congo, South Sudan and not forgetting North and North Western Uganda. Once upon a time there was an old man who lived with his clan in a beautiful, fertile and...
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Mgahinga Gorilla national park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is part of a larger ecosystem. The Virunga conservation area (434 sq. km) which includes two adjacent parks in Rwanda and Congo. Mgahinga sits high in the clouds, at an altitude 0f 2227m – 4127m. Additionally, It was formed to protect the rare mountain gorillas that inhabit its dense forests, and...
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Gorilla habituation
What is habituation? It’s the act of making someone or something accept (something) as normal or usual. Or be used to something or someone. What then is Gorilla Habituation experience? This is a process of training the Mountain Gorillas to get used to man. By nature, gorillas are wild and therefore have to go through...
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Bwindi Forest National Park
Bwindi impenetrable national park in uganda is home to half of the world’s mountain gorillas, whose encounter and consequent eye contact is the most exciting and poignant wildlife encounter in the whole of Africa.  With mist covered hillsides, this impenetrable forest is the oldest and most biologically diverse rainforest, with over 400 species of plants....
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clouds mountain gorilla lodge
Clouds Mountains Gorilla Lodge is located in Nkuringo sector in Bwindi impenetrable forest. Clouds gorilla lodge is an exquisite family –owned luxury Lodge with a touch of quality. Why choose Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. If you are planning for a luxurious stay in Bwindi during your gorilla trekking activity, choose Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge because...
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Gorilla trekking activity is one of the must-do activity and a highlight of any safari in Uganda. Below are some of the top luxury lodges in Bwindi that you can stay in during your gorilla trekking safari. Mahogany springs Mahogany Springs is a luxury accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National park found in Buhoma sector. It...
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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
This article was written in 2015 and a bunch of things have changed since the day it was published. New changes to the Rwanda Gorilla Trekking will be in brackets. Enjoy this story from a traveler’s perspective My friend Jill and I were staying at the modest Muhabura Hotel in the town of Musanze, peering...
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Chameleon Hill Lodge What a better way to relax by the Lake with our good friends than a weekend visit to Chameleon hill lodge Bwindi. On November 11th we headed westwards to Lake Mutanda to do some community work. We set off from Kampala on Friday morning and drove the whole day to Chameleon Hill Lodge...
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Uganda capital city
Administrative Divisions 111 districts across four administrative regions Area 93,065 sq. km (land: 76,101 sq. km, water 16,965 sq. km) Borders 2,698km (Democratic Republic of Congo 765km, Kenya 933km, Rwanda 169km, Sudan 435km, Tanzania 396km) or 1676 Miles Banking Hours Mon to Fri 08:30hrs to 18:00 hrs. Sat 09:00hrs to 16:00hrs. Business Hours Mon to...
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Gorilla in Bwindi
This is the ultimate guide to gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda. The experience has grown extremely popular in the past years. In this article, you will find all you need to know about these beautiful primates and the gorilla trekking experience as a whole. What is the gorilla trekking best time of year? First...
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