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5 Things You Cant Forget About Gorilla Trekking

5 Things You Cant Forget About Gorilla Trekking

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Gorilla Trekking is the highlight of all visits done in Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda and certainly mountain gorillas are the major reason as to why very many people visit these three destinations Find information about gorilla trekking holidays to see gorillas in the wild, how to acquire a permit, as well as

Visiting Mountain Gorillas

Visiting Mountain Gorillas

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Gorilla trekking tours experiences are the most loved experience that everyone visiting Africa wouldn’t miss to take as now they have turned to be more flexible and affordable due to the new service providers like Eco Tours Rwanda, joining the industry to offer the best services to all clients of sort visiting the mountain gorillas

Why Are Gorilla Permits Expensive?

Why Are Gorilla Permits Expensive?

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Mountain gorillas are sub-species of the eastern gorillas and inhabit the dense jungles of the unique four national parks of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda, Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the great Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda. The world’s population of mountain gorillas currently

5 Things to Know About the Virunga

5 Things to Know About the Virunga

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Virunga region is a centre of wonders! The region is made up of a chain of Mountains along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Uganda. The mountain range is a branch of the Albertine Rift Mountains, which border the western branch of the East African Rift. Below are

Tourism: A Tool To Alleviate Poverty in Rwanda

Tourism: A Tool To Alleviate Poverty in Rwanda

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Rwanda is a developing country located in east Africa. It’s a very small country that in the early 1990’s faced a great tragedy (1993) Rwandan genocide that lead to the destruction of the country’s economy including the major wildlife destinations. Economic activity was also disrupted by the genocide forcing many people to exile especially to

Comparing Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo

Comparing Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Rwanda & Congo

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The largest living primates, gorillas are widespread residents of the equatorial African rainforest, with a global population of perhaps 150,000-200,000 concentrated mainly in the Congo Basin.  Until 2001, all gorillas were assigned to the species gorilla gorilla, split into three races the western lowland gorillas, the eastern lowland gorillas and the mountain gorillas living in

Community Benefits Revealed by Rwanda Development Board

Community Benefits Revealed by Rwanda Development Board

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Whether you donate money or time, giving back is beneficial not just for the recipients but to the entire nation. Rwanda communities celebrate the values of giving back in many ways like sanitation, Education, healthy and conservation. The Rwanda development board through its national park neighboring community giving back initiatives open a seven new modern

Nyiragongo Volcano Brings Rich Soils But Eruption Threat

Nyiragongo Volcano Brings Rich Soils But Eruption Threat

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Situated in Goma town in the Virunga National Park, Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano with an elevation of 3,470 meters (11,380 ft) in the associated with the Albertine Rift Nyiragongo. The volcano is active in that the last eruption happened 14 years ago but signs of another eruption are showing meaning that another eruption is

RETURN TO VIRUNGA: The Battle to Save Mountain Gorillas

RETURN TO VIRUNGA: The Battle to Save Mountain Gorillas

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At the epicenter of the long-running civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo lies Virunga National Park, Africa’s oldest national park in the border triangle of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The park is home to more than 200 of the only 900 mountain gorillas remaining in the world. Here,

Rangers Search for Gorilla Families as Fighting Decreases

Rangers Search for Gorilla Families as Fighting Decreases

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After holding our patrol post at Bukima during the worst of the fighting, we finally got the period of calm we needed to check on our mountain gorilla families. On March 16th, when the heavy fighting shifted to Kibumba (which is still very close by), we began our search. By March 19th, we managed to