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May
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Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) Respond to Increase Of Rwanda Gorilla Permit Fees

The Uganda Tour Operators Association (AUTO) has responded to the sudden increase Of Rwanda Gorilla Permit fees and has the Government of Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) not blindly follow suit by imposing a sudden raise in the current price of the gorilla permit from the current US$600.   Here is the full statement;   In a ...

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8

May
"Meeting those searching, intelligent eyes in a face that seems to reflect your own, is a powerful experience"

Rwanda Increases Gorilla permit tariffs to $1500

On 6th May 2017, The Rwanda Development Board announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. See the full statement below;   A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ 15,000, ...

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2

Dec
"Gorillas ? compared with excitable chimps ? are very relaxed animals" Photo: AP/FOTOLIA

A Tourist witnesses birth of a baby Gorilla in Mgahinga National Park

An American Citizen Dina Tamimi who currently lives in United Arab Emirates set off for a normal gorilla tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. She set off to track the Nyakagezi group but neither did she know was going to witness the birth of a baby gorilla. The last time a gorilla gave birth during ...

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May
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Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Groups

Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park today has a number of 10 habituated gorilla groups for visitors to see and one set aside for research from which the Kwita Izina baby gorilla naming ceremony are selected. This means, a number of 80 gorilla permits are available each day for tourists going watch gorillas on a single day. ...

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11

May
"Meeting those searching, intelligent eyes in a face that seems to reflect your own, is a powerful experience"

12 Mountain Gorilla Families in Bwindi Uganda

Over half the mountain gorilla population in the world lives Uganda. According to the November 2012 census results released by the Uganda Minister of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities, Mountain Gorilla population is on the increase. There is a minimum of 400 gorillas from the 302 of 2006 in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park alone and about ...

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19

Apr
"Gorillas ? compared with excitable chimps ? are very relaxed animals" Photo: AP/FOTOLIA

How to see mountain gorillas: Trip of a Lifetime

It’s the moment of truth. After a long, sweaty scramble, your guide ushers you quietly into the clearing. Troop 13 are taking their midmorning break: hillocks of black fur protrude from the glossy greenery on every side – a crooked elbow here, a swollen belly there. Above the drip-drip of the foliage come sporadic snores ...

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6

Aug

Giving these baby gorillas a name will help save their lives

Next month, 24 wild mountain gorillas in Rwanda will be named during a traditional ceremony that has become an important part of the conservation effort for the animals. In Rwanda, a naming ceremony is traditionally performed when human babies are born. The Tourism and Conservation Department decided to apply this to newborn mountain gorillas after ...

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27

Jun

Women flock to zoo to see ‘hunky’ gorilla

Shabani, the hunk gorilla A giant gorilla with brooding good looks and rippling muscles is causing a stir at a Japanese zoo, with women flocking to check out the hunky pin-up. Shabani, an 18-year-old silverback who tips the scales at around 180 kilograms (400 pounds), has become the star attraction at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical ...

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25

May

Gorilla Tracking Safari In Rwanda

Rwanda is known as the land of One Thousand Hills and has hundreds of local attractions, where you can visit and explore the natural beauty of the place. It is full of beautiful natural attractions like parks, mountains, and wildlife waiting to be explored. It is a beautiful country that bestow you with adventurous tours ...

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