Packing List for Gorilla Trekking

Packing List for Gorilla Trekking

The endangered mountain gorillas can be trekked in Virunga national park in Congo, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and mount Mgahinga national park in Uganda and the volcanoes national park in Rwanda. The mountain gorillas live at the mountain slopes of the Virunga massif and in Bwindi forest in Uganda. There are only about 880 mountain gorillas left in the wild, in the 19th century their number was greatly decreasing due to various problems like poaching, human encroachment in gorilla …

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Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe forest national park is situated in Rwanda, its one of Africa’s primate leading national parks where you can see various primate species not forgetting chimpanzees. It’s also the largest montane forest remaining in Africa. The park covers an area of 1000 kilometers squared. Nyungwe forest national park also boasts with a canopy walk which is one of it’s kind in the whole of east Africa, the park receives over 2000 mm of rain yearly. Nyungwe forest national park boasts …

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Musanze Caves

Musanze Caves

Musanze caves are located in Ruhengeri Northern Province of Rwanda in Musanze town; the cave is 2 kilometers long and was formed as a result of Cenozoic volcanic rocks. The caves were formed from lava basaltic layers from mount Bisoke and mount Sabinyo. Musanze cave lies on the volcanic region where layers flows dating from 60 million years ago have created the great western arm of the east African rift valley which is one of the largest geographical features on …

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Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

The park is found in the north-western part of Uganda spreading from the shores of Lake Albert around the Victoria Nile, up to Karuma falls. Murchison falls national park, is the largest national park in Uganda managed by the Uganda wildlife Authority. The park adjacent 749kilometres of Bugungu wildlife reserve and approximately 720 kilometers  towards the Karuma wildlife Reserve. The park is located in surrounding district of Nwoya, Bulisa, Kiryandongo and Masindi. The park is near the largest town Masindi …

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Mountain Gorilla Facts

Mountain Gorilla Facts

The endangered mountain gorillas can be found in east and central Africa, this unique species can only be encountered in Rwanda, Uganda and Congo. Mountain gorillas live in the forested mountain slopes and in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Uganda. Below are some facts about mountain gorillas: Mountain gorillas are an endangered species with less than 900 individuals living, their main threat is poaching, civil wars, habitat loss, diseases, they are also sold as pets and animals for private …

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