Good news for mountain gorillas in Uganda

More Baby Gorilla Births In November

Via our partners, Speke Uganda Holidays. 18 November 2020

We are delighted to share with you fantastic news about two more baby gorilla births.

The first one was for Mukiza group in Ruhija sector, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The mother, an adult Female called Twijukye gave birth on 11th, October 2020 raising the Mukiza family composition to fifteen members.

The second gorilla Baby was born a week ago in Rushegura family in Buhoma Sector. The baby was born on 11th November 2020. The proud mother is an adult female Munyana who welcomed her second born into the family. Trackers were privileged to witness Munyana grooming the little one very protectively.

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Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

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Reduced Primate Permits and Park Fees in Uganda

(1 December 2020)

We’re thrilled that Africa is opening up again with massive savings and easy to follow Covid protocol that assures safe travels.

Uganda has welcomed its first few guests since borders opened and they’ve all been delighted with their uncrowded safari experience – complete with vast open wilderness and sunny African skies. 

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have announced reductions on gorilla and chimpanzee tracking fees, as well as selected park fees. Foreign Non Resident gorilla tracking permits have been reduced from USD 700 to USD 400 – a saving of USD 300!

Foreign Non Resident chimpanzee tracking permits (Kibale) have been reduced from USD 200 to USD 150 – a saving of USD 50

The reduction on gorilla and chimp fees will only apply to new purchases between 1st December 2020 and 31st March 2021 and not on reschedules of already deposited on permits.

African Parks Signs Forest Reserve Management Agreement with Nyungwe National Park:

RWANDA Nyungwe is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa and boasts over 1000 different plants, 322 birds, 75 different mammal species, and 13 species of primates, including a small population of chimpanzees. African Parks is a non-profit organisation that takes on direct responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of protected areas in partnership with governments and local communities, and manages an ecologically diverse portfolio of parks across Africa.

 

Covid Travel Info Covid testing is proving to be relatively quick and easy – with entry and exit running smoothly provided travellers have followed exact requirements. Our colleagues in Africa can guide you with up-to-date, detailed information. There are also Travel Insurance options to cover Covid (and certain airlines including Ethiopian/ Rwanda Air/Emirates include cover too) – an absolute must-have to ensure peace-of-mind while travelling.