One of our clients went on our Uganda Discoverer tour and took the photo’s below.
For those who don’t know, the Uganda Discoverer is an 8day tour beginning and ending in Kampala. To read more click here
Jenman African Safaris offers a range of Guided Group Safaris throughout Southern Africa, East Africa, and Madagascar. These tours with set departures are expertly designed for travellers who want to see the highlights of a country, or in some cases even more than one country, whilst having an exceptional guide provide valuable insight along the way. These … Read moreOur Best Guided Group Tours
Wild mountain gorillas are only found in 3 countries in Africa: Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), they don’t occur in the wild anywhere else in the world, making them an incredibly rare species. The magnificent apes have been critically endangered due to poaching, deforestation, habitat encroachment and casualties of warfare. However, … Read moreGorilla Numbers Increase in the Wild
Seeing the Mountain Gorillas in the open, in their natural habitat is an absolute bucket-list item for many travellers. Visitors travel from far and wide to their remote territory in the Virunga Mountains or Bwindi Forest for this once in a lifetime experience. For such a rarefied opportunity it’s important to be well prepared so … Read more5 Tips for a Gorilla Trek
Most people, when travelling to Uganda, have one major highlight in mind – the highly endangered Mountain Gorilla. It is an incredibly humbling experience to have – to get to spend precious time with the ‘Gentle Giants’. The Mountain Gorillas are creatures of contrast in so many ways… they are huge, yet can be so … Read moreWhat to expect from the Pearl of Africa – Uganda
Have you ever had an Indiana Jones urge? The urge to go on an adventure, to see animals you never thought you’d see, to go to places with names like the ‘Impenetrable forest’? This urge can be satisfied in the thick jungles of Uganda. There’s a tour run by Jenman African Safaris which makes you feel like Harrison Ford has just retired all his kit to you. Except, unlike Harrison, your place of rest will be a little bit more comfortable and you won’t be attacked by snakes.
Traditionally people travel to Uganda to track gorillas in their natural habitat, but, did you know that you can also track chimpanzees in their natural habitat there too? The Kibale Forest National Park is said to be one of Uganda’s most gorgeous tropical forests and is home to many forest wildlife including chimpanzees. Even though the chimpanzees are the most sought-after primate by visitors, one can also expect to see black & white colubus, red-tailed monkey or the grey-cheeked mangabey.
Kigali — A census that was conducted in the Virunga Massif between March and April, this year has shown a 26.3 percent increase of the mountain gorillas over the last seven years, with a 3.7 percent annual growth rate. Source: AllAfrica.com
The census indicates a total of 480 mountain gorillas in 36 groups! Which is fantastic news!
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