Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Uganda is known as Primate Capital Africa, and the best for its Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Golden Monkeys Trekkings and other primates of Uganda

Gorillas of Uganda are not to be missed, the location of Bwindi and Mghinga makes it easy to add on your tour other activities including Canoeing on Lake Mutanda, Hiking Mt Mhabura, Volcano Climbing,Walking Safaris, Lake Bunyonyi, Gorge Walk of Mt Sabinyo, the Batwa Forest Trail with the original people of the forest the pygmies, Golden Monkey Tracking, game viewing in Ishasha for Tree Climbing Lions and Chimpanzee Tracking at Karizu Foresta nd Kyambura Gorge or Kibale Forest National Park, 5 day Gorilla Chimpanzee Wildlife Tours that combines Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park with the Tree Climbing Lions of Ishasha, Chimpanzees and Karinzu Forest or Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzees are closest relatives and there are about more than 5050 of them in Uganda and best known for Chimpanzees is Kibale Forest National Park jungle Opportunities to see chimpanzees combined with Mountain Gorillas of Uganda offers you more primate and wildlife safaris than any other East African country, you spending an hour with both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees of Uganda alone, are worth the trip to Africa; spend a day whole with Gorillas or chimpanzees by going for Habituation Experience.
Golden Monkeys Trekking in Uganda golden monkey is rare and unique and like its great ape relatives-the mountain gorillas, golden monkeys can only be found Uganda, Rwanda and DR-Congo in the Virunga Volcanoes mountains, Golden Monkeys are sub-species of the blue monkey which are found in the bamboo forests of the Virunga Mountains. Golden Monkeys has never been established, yet researchers feel that they are in decline and in the protected areas are not on the increase like the Mountain Gorillas, tourists come to Uganda to see the region’s famous mountain gorillas and little is known about Golden Monkey Golden Monkey trekking permits costs |$100 but it offers a most enjoyable time to with these delightful creature, Like Chimpanzees and mountain gorillas

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

2 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari – Gorilla Safaris Congo

2 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari – Gorilla Safaris Congo

2 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari - Gorilla Safaris Congo. Go gorilla trekking in Congo on this safari 7 track the rare mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park.This Tour starts in Rwanda and it comes with different adventurous wonders. Below is the detailed itinerary of the tour;-

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali Rwanda –Kisoro

You will be picked up by our company safari driver/guide at the lodge after breakfast and then he transfer you to Kisoro at the Uganda-Rwanda boarder. You will pass through the rolling hills and beautiful scenery throughout passing via Ruhengeri Musanze district in the north western part of Rwanda and continue to Cyanika, after finalizing with the boarder arrangements we shall cross to Uganda then after continue to your accommodation, if you have energy you will go for adventurous activities like guided nature walk for opportunity y to view various species of birds, and plants, visit also Lake Mutanda the natural, beautiful-looking Lake surrounded by the volcanoes, walk around the shorelines to view various species of birds . Dinner and an overnight at Travelers Rest Hotel/Kisoro tourist hotel.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Virunga national park and departure

This morning after breakfast, you will be driven to the Democratic Republic boarder (Bunagana) after clearing, cross to the park headquarters for a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with gorillas. After a short briefing from the park wardens and being assigned to a gorilla family, you will follow the ranger guide to the Virunga forest to begin the activity possibly the most interesting activities done at the park. You are reminded to go with tracking gears like study pairs of walking shoes/boots, meeting these giants may go from 1-8 hours depending on their movement so a reasonable degree of fitness is needed. Tacking may be herd as it involve tracking through the forest, hills and swamps ,however ounce you come face to face with these giant apes is worth the effort and you are strictly allowed only one hour with these apes while studying and observing their behaviors as well as taking as many photos as you can. In the process of tracking mountain gorillas, you will come across several other primate species like the golden monkeys, blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, giant forest hogs and many bird species among others. After the activity, return back to Kisoro and later continue to Kigali or at the airport to meet your departure flight back home.

End of a safari

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Fishing on Lake Victoria With Kisoro Tours Uganda

Fishing on Lake Victoria With Kisoro Tours Uganda

Uganda is also privileged to have Lake Victoria which is the largest flesh water lake in Africa. With this magnificent lake at our disposal, so many activities can be done on this lake. This include relaxing on several beaches, involving your self in half or full day fishing activities. You can as well go for sun set cruises, wine and cheese plus boat cruises to the Equator. You can as well take a boat or ferry to the nearby islands such as Ssese Islands, Bulago Island and Ngamba Island for chimpanzee viewing. Ngamba island is home to several orphaned chimps and your visit will be spiced up by chimpanzee viewing and informative talks from one of the care givers.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Gorillas and what to see in Uganda, Rwanda and White water Rafting on the Nile

Gorillas and what to see in Uganda and Rwanda

Uganda is popularly known as the pearl of Africa which is gifted by nature and her attractions go far beyond gorillas and chimpanzee trekking. From north to south, east to west, Uganda is endowed with cultural and natural attractions that you should include when you are here for a Uganda safari.

White water Rafting on the Nile

Uganda boosts of having the source of the longest river in the whole world. Jinja is the place where the Nile starts its long journey to Mediterranean see. A one day excursion to the source of the Nile offers you an opportunity to see where this long river starts and of course a canoe ride to the source of the Nile is relaxing. White water rafting is done on this river and all adventure travellers do not need to miss this grade five water rafting currently conducted by Nile River explorers, Adrift Uganda and Nalubale Rafters.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Save on Accommodation-Uganda-Rwanda

Save on Accommodation-Uganda-Rwanda.

If you travel during low seasons of April, May and November, you stand to benefit from Low season accommodation rates offered by different lodges in and around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Most Lodges tend to reduce their prices by at least 10% off the normal high season prices. Thus by travelling in low season, you save on gorilla permits and accommodation.

Besides the above, if you choose to travel in high season, make sure that instead of travelling alone, bring along your friend or partner so that you share a room. Sharing a room reduces on the cost of accommodation as you will not be subjected to single room supplement costs. In Bwindi still, you have Budget accommodation, Mid Range and upmarket Accommodation properties. Lodges like Buhoma Community Rest Camp in the Northern Part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Nkuringo Gorilla Camp can give you value for money if you book them. You need to do a lot of research on different types of accommodation and their service to know who charges how much etc. You can as well contact a tour operator who will advise you accordingly.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Save on gorilla permits in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo

Save on gorilla permits in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.

Gorilla permits cost USD600.00 in Uganda, USD750 in Rwanda and USD500 in DR Congo. This is based on 2016-2017 prices which are likely to be adjusted come 2018. This price applies to high seasons of June, July, August, September, October, December, January and February. However, Uganda has effectively introduced discounted gorilla permits/low season gorilla permits for 2016 at USD450.00 per person per trek in months of April, May and November every year. You can therefore take advantage of this discount on gorilla permit to plan an affordable gorilla trekking tour by seeing gorillas during the above mentioned months. By doing so, you stand to save USD150.00 per permit.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Where are habituated gorilla and chimps found in Uganda

Where are habituated gorilla and chimps found in Uganda

himpanzees in Uganda are located in different places but habituated chimpanzees only exist in Kibale National Park located in western Uganda, Kyambura Gorge located in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kalinzu forest located closer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Budongo Forest in Murchison Falls National Park located in Northern Uganda. We also have orphaned chimpanzees in Ngamba Island which is approximately 23 km in Lake Victoria and can be accessed by boats.

On the other hand, habituated gorillas are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. According to the 2013 mountain gorilla census,it ws discovered that Bwindi Impenetrable National park has almost have the number of mountain gorillas in the whole world while the other population of gorillas are in the virunga Ranges shared between Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic republic of Congo.