Category Archives: Uganda / Rwanda

NEW TRIP! 6-Day Chimps and Gorillas Express / Fly Back

This quick 6-day Uganda safari allows wildlife enthusiasts, who may have limited time, to experience the two greatest primate interactions in the world: close encounters with our closest living relatives in the natural world, the chimpanzee, and those gentlest of … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP! 8-Day Luxury Uganda

On our 8-day Luxury Uganda safari, discerning travelers experience a quiet natural history gem (Lake Mburo National Park) plus fantastic eye-to-eye chimp and gorilla encounters all while staying in several of Uganda’s most impressive luxury lodges. In serene Lake Mburo, … Continue reading

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The Best Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda

Chimp Treks in Kibale Forest If there is one single primate experience that can equal a visit to the mountain gorillas, it may very well be a visit to the chimpanzees of Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda. Chimpanzees, along … Continue reading

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7 Off The Beaten Path Adventures for 2019

Start the year off right with a list of our best off the beaten path adventures to get you inspired for 2019! Our team at AWR has put together a list of our top seven true adventures for those looking … Continue reading

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Trip Report — Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzees (November 2018)

Staff Member: Dan Crandall Trip: Uganda / 10-days November-December 2018 Destinations in Uganda: Kampala,  Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi, Lake Mburo National Park Overview Famed for its rare gorillas and chimpanzees, Uganda offers a … Continue reading

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda — 3 New Options!

NOTE:  Starting June 1, 2019, Air Kenya will offer service between Mara and Kisumu airports in the Maasi Mara, Kenya and Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport, connecting with Aerolink’s early afternoon flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Rwanda Gorillas & Golden Monkeys: July 2016

Staff Members: Robin Paschall & Dean Paschall Travel Dates: July 30 – August 3, 2016 Destinations Visited: Kigali and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda Rwanda is best known for gorilla trekking, but there is so much to see and do … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP — 3 Day Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Express

AWR announces a new short gorilla trek in Uganda — 3-Day Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Express!  This trip starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda, but you drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Forest in Uganda for the gorilla trekking. Starting at … Continue reading

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Gorilla Permits Half-Price in November!

Gorilla permits in Uganda are discounted to $365/person/day for November 2015.  That’s almost half-price! You can visit the gorillas in Bwindi National Park in Uganda in as few as 3 days from Kigali, Rwanda. See all Gorilla Trekking Trips >> … Continue reading

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A Trek For Every Month: Top Hikes Around The World (December, January & February)

Read below to discover our top trekking destinations for December, January and February. We’ve picked some of our favorite options in Vietnam, Tanzania, Argentina, Chile, Thailand, and Rwanda! This post is the fourth and final installment of the Adventures Within Reach “Trek a Month” overview … Continue reading

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