What Do Mountain Gorillas Eat

What Do Mountain Gorillas Eat? Mountain gorillas are the largest primates in the  World. This makes many guests of Gorilla safaris and gorilla trekking wonder what these primates eat and how much they eat. Because mountain gorillas are mainly vegetarian and because of their impressive size they need a lot of food to be able to survive. What Do Mountain Gorillas Eat Mountain gorilla diet A mountain gorilla is a herbivore which means that its diet mainly consists of plants. In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a great variety of plants that the mountain gorillas feed on, over 140 different plant species that are edible for mountain gorillas. Over 85% of their diet consists of leaves, buds, seeds and stems of these plants. A common thought by gorilla safari and gorilla trekking guests is that [...]

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Why you should Visit Uganda

5 Reasons Why you should Visit Uganda? Uganda is an African country located in the eastern part of Africa, a country which holds such unique beauty that it was named the pearl of Africa by the early explorers back in the 1870s. Although not yet well discovered by the world, travelers who have had a chance to visit Uganda consider the experience worthwhile and tell the tales of their adventures for a lifetime. You must be asking yourself, what makes Uganda really different and worth visiting? Here are some of the reasons why you should visit Uganda; Rich history and culture Uganda has over 65 tribes which fall under the 4 ethnic groups i.e. The bantu, nilotics, nilo hamites and the hamites. Each of the tribes has a distinctive language, cultural norms, beliefs and a beautifully [...]

By |2023-02-02T14:55:00+00:00February 2nd, 2023|Accomodation|1 Comment

Planning A Trip For Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

What to Consider When Planning A Trip For Gorilla Trekking in Uganda It is a new year and traveling to Uganda for the Mountain gorilla trekking experience is one of the items on your bucket list. Your dream to meet the famous Mountain Gorillas is now closer than you have ever imagined. Well, here are a few things to put into consideration when planning to travel for the exciting Gorilla tracking experience. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda Make enough research about your destination. It is great that the Gorilla tracking experience is not a new activity and therefore most of the information is availed on the internet for you to make the necessary research and take informed decisions on your choices for accommodation, travel dates, service providers, transportation, and packages. The internet has many trusted [...]

By |2023-01-05T20:01:01+00:00January 5th, 2023|BLOG|0 Comments

Christmas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Christmas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Christmas in Bwindi impenetrable National park is such a wonderful time of the year. It is that time of the year that people get to spend time with their families, and what better way to share quality time with family than embarking on a safari to Africa? The Bwindi impenetrable national park, one of the best destinations in Uganda is a known world heritage site rich with species diversity of both Flora and fauna. The park is home to over 400 mountain Gorillas, 300 bird species, primates, African elephants, butterflies, amphibians, and a number of plant species. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda During the Christmas holiday, most countries outside Africa experience the winter season and this is a perfect time to plan a getaway from the freezing cold weather [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Four Gorillas Lodge?

Frequently Asked Questions About Four Gorillas Lodge? Where is four Gorillas Lodge located? Four Gorillas lodge is a Luxury accommodation found in the Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in the Kisoro district southwest of Uganda. The Lodge is 6km away from the Rushaga UWA headquarters/ briefing point. How can I travel to the lodge? Four gorillas Lodge can be accessed by land and by air however, traveling by air is the most recommended means because it is faster and less tiring. By air, through the Entebbe airport, you get a 2 hours transfer to Kisoro airstrip using chatter flights which are scheduled daily. From Kisoro you will have a drive of about 2hrs to Four Gorillas Lodge in the Rushaga sector. By land from Entebbe or Kampala, you will have an [...]

By |2022-12-16T09:59:03+00:00December 16th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Vegetation in Bwindi

Vegetation in Bwindi impenetrable National Park The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a tropical rainforest found in the southwestern part of Uganda. The park is situated in a forest that was named Bwindi impenetrable because of its thick and dense vegetation cover. The forest spreads across 331 square kilometers and has existed for over 25,000 years. Bwindi impenetrable is one of those protected forests that has successfully remained in its natural state for many decades thus supporting the existence of a diversity of flora and fauna including endangered animal and plant species that inhabit it. Vegetation in Bwindi impenetrable National Park Bwindi is mostly known as a destination for mountain gorilla tracking but it is also a great place to experience nature in all varieties and that includes its beautiful vegetation/ fauna. The park [...]

By |2022-12-13T08:01:22+00:00December 13th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Uganda The Best Destination For Primate Watching on The African Continent

Uganda The Best Destination For Primate Watching on The African Continent Uganda the pearl of Africa is known for offering the best primate viewing experience on the continent of Africa. The country has over 20 primate species and has been considered the best primate destination because it offers a more impeccable primate viewing experience like no other. Uganda has primate species like, the famous Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Golden monkeys, black and white colobus, olive baboon monkeys, blue monkeys, De bazzas Monkeys, L’hoest Monkey, red-tailed Monkeys, Dent monkeys, Owl faced monkeys, Mona monkeys, Bush babies, Pottos, Pata Monkeys, and Vervet monkeys. These are mostly found in the tropical forests of Uganda like the Kibale forest, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Budongo forest, Mgahinga, etc. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda The most popular and bestselling primates in Uganda are [...]

By |2022-11-30T14:46:15+00:00November 30th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Travelling For The Festive Season With Family

Travelling For The Festive Season With Family The festive season is close and you must be wondering what to do this year with your family. Here are a few points to consider when planning for a family vacation this festive season. Four Gorillas Lodge - Luxury Bwindi Forest National Park Decide where you want to go with your family. If you are travelling abroad. You will need to decide which country you will get to travel to. Countries with flexible immigration rules should be your first priority. And if you have children choose destinations with the best weather conditions for the children to enjoy outdoor activities. Decide on which destination and activities you would like to do. It is very important that you choose activities that will enable you to bond as a family. [...]

By |2022-11-30T14:37:24+00:00November 30th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Hiking Experience in Bwindi

The Hiking Experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Bwindi impenetrable national park is known to be one of the best places for thrilling hiking experiences. Hiking in Bwindi is another exciting activity that tourists engage in besides gorilla Trekking. The park has hiking trails within and outside the forest which take between 3 to 6hrs, and are guided by welltrained and well-informed guides. The park is rich in biodiversity hence its recognition by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. It is home to over 120 mammal species, over 300 species of birds, 200 butterfly species, frogs, chameleons, and many endangered species. Hiking Experience in Bwindi Hiking within this forest; gives you a calming feel while you experience magnificent sights and sounds of nature that are so soothing and therapeutic to the mind. Hikes within [...]

By |2022-11-24T14:25:57+00:00November 24th, 2022|Accomodation|0 Comments

Cuisines To Try Out When You Visit Uganda

Popular Cuisines To Try Out When You Visit Uganda Curious about what Uganda's cuisines are like? Various Ugandan tribes have their own specialty dishes and during your trip around Uganda, you will visit different regions making it a point to try out different cuisine from these tribes. Here are some foods you should try out Oluwombo This traditional Ugandan stew most popular in the central region is made of either chicken, beef, or fish that is steamed with vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms along with peant (g-nut) sauce in wrapped banana leaves. Oluwombo Matoke This is one of the most popular Ugandan dishes across all regions and you will pass by so many banana plantations while matoke is harvested as you dry through the countryside Harvested when greens this plantain is, carefully [...]

By |2022-11-22T14:52:33+00:00November 22nd, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments