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

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

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

Climate and Weather in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Climate and Weather in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Bwindi impenetrable national park is based in a tropical rainforest located in the southwest of Uganda. The park experiences tropical climate with two seasons i.e. the wet season and dry season. The wet/rainy season in the months of March to May and September -November, the dry season in the months of December- February, and June -August. It is important to note that Bwindi impenetrable national park does not experience full dry seasons because even in the dry seasons, there are some light rain pours witnessed any day anytime. Bwindi has recorded an average annual rainfall of 2390mm with the months of November, March, April May, September and October having the highest volumes of rainfall. The thick vegetation in and around the park is greatly supported by this sufficient [...]

By |2022-11-21T07:39:32+00:00November 21st, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions About Gorilla Trekking

Frequently Asked Questions About Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park What is Gorilla trekking? Gorilla trekking is an adventurous activity that involves hiking within the thick forests searching for Gorillas. This activity can take 2 to 7 hours depending on where the Gorilla Family you are looking for is located on that particular day. Mountain Gorilla trekking can be done in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo. Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi What is a Gorilla trekking permit? A gorilla trekking permit is a legal document that is issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to a traveler that gives him or her permission to trek the mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable national park. How much is a Gorilla permit in Uganda? And where can I get it? A gorilla permit is 700 USD in Uganda [...]

By |2022-11-16T10:49:05+00:00November 16th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Facts About Uganda

Facts About Uganda Thinking of visiting Uganda here are some interesting facts you m need to know, Uganda is a landlocked country located on the African continent bordering five countries i.e. Kenya in the west, South Sudan in the North, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the East, Rwanda in the Southwest, and Tanzania in the south. The longest border is shared with the DRC. The capital city of Uganda is Kampala Make it a point to take a tour of this city. It will give you an insight into the social life of Ugandans, especially the biggest ethnic group of the Baganda Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi The official languages are English and Swahili. However, English and Luganda are also widely used as a means of communication by people from different regions [...]

By |2022-11-15T07:51:04+00:00November 14th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments

Carry on Your Visit to Bwindi National Park

8 Things You Must Carry on Your Visit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Are you planning to travel to Bwindi impenetrable Forest national park and wondering what items you should NOT leave behind?  Well, we got you sorted with a list of 8 must-haves on this trip. What to wear for gorilla trekking Hiking boots First on your checklist should be hiking boots. The Bwindi forest has a hilly terrain and therefore you will need strong good hiking boots especially if you plan to do Gorilla tracking or hiking on this trip. Sandals and open shoes are not recommended for these activities because they cannot handle the steep hills and muddy trails in this forest. Long-sleeved shirts and Long trousers This being a thick forest, short pants and short-sleeved shirts are not recommended. [...]

By |2022-11-11T09:13:02+00:00November 11th, 2022|BLOG|0 Comments