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Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda and Rwanda: Everything You Need to Know

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Close encounters with mountain gorillas in the wild are the most profound wildlife experiences that you can have in Africa. It's surreal to be close enough to feel them seeing you, even able to see the whorls of their fingerprints which are identical to our own! Uganda and Rwanda are the best places to see mountain gorillas in the wild with the bes...
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Rwanda Review: "Gorilla trekking was fascinating!"

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Keiko, a long-time Wildland Alumni, was going to Africa with friends and wanted to stay longer, so she came to us to add on a visit to Cape Town and gorilla trekking in Rwanda at the beginning and end of her friends' trip. She shared some fun photos with us, as well as feedback on her experience. "I have traveled with Wildl...
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7 Wild Wonders You Need to Experience - Part 1: Animals

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1. Observe the Bears of North America (Grizzly & Polar) From the temperate coastal rain-forest and rugged mountains of British Columbia and Alaska to the gigantic glaciers and brilliant blue ice bergs of the polar region, grizzly bears and polar bears are the most revered bears in the world. To see one in the wild is an...
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Uganda Conservation Efforts Payoff with Mountain Gorilla Baby Boom!

Uganda Conservation Efforts Payoff with Mountain Gorilla Baby Boom!
For the third time in as many months, a new baby mountain gorilla has been born in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park! On November 11th 2016, Businza (an adult female in the Rushegura mountain gorilla family) gave birth to a new baby, her second in two years. She gave birth in the morning and was seen by a Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)&...
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Wildland Alumni in Botswana and Zimbabwe

Wildland Alumni in Botswana and Zimbabwe
Patti and John Gerber are no strangers to travel with Wildland Adventures having travelled with us in Peru  and Patagonia . However, they wanted to travel a bit further afield this time around and chose our Okavango and Zimbabwe safari . Patti and John also added our 4-day Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Extension . Below are highlights from their trip review: "All of the places that we stayed were excellent, although Pelo  was my favorite." What places or experiences did you enjoy most and why? "Loved the entire trip. Each country had different things to offer. We had excellent guides on all legs of the trip .  Probably my favorite was Rwanda . Not only did you have the amazing hike to the gorillas, the gorillas themselves, but also the people of Rwanda the stunning countryside." Our frequent travellers know that here at Wildland Adventures, we love working to create your trip of...
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