Notes From the Jungle

IMG_2589-Follow the adventures of the Volcanoes team in the field as they explore the vibrant lands of Uganda and Rwanda! Staff members will write from their different locations, Uganda-Rwanda-UK, with news and tips on the wildlife and community aspects of our Rwanda and Uganda jungle safaris from a variety of different angles.

Straight from source, these pieces will give you an insight into Uganda and Rwanda including traveling through the countryside, hiking the volcanoes, tracking gorillas, wildlife experiences and community project updates!



Seven lions have been introduced into Akagera National Park in Rwanda this week. In June, African Parks in partnership with the Rwanda Development
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4 Kyambura Overview

"This is our first visit to Uganda and Rwanda, and our stay at the Virunga and Kyambura Lodge (May 2-9). We were enchanted by the natural landscape,
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4-Day Bwindi

The first extensive genetic map of the mountain gorilla population has been done by 23 scientists, based on samples taken from seven gorillas in the
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Sasha and the children.

Sasaha Cimperman won the 2012 Photo Competition with the theme “Photos taken in Uganda and Rwanda”, walking away with a 4-Day Hiking and Culture
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Chimpanzee looking into the Sky.

Chimpanzees, like Mountain Gorillas, are an endangered species, with only 150,000 left in the wild. They share 97% of human DNA and are considered to
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Tree Climbing Lions.

In 2002, while I was on safari with clients in Queen Elizabeth National Park, we took a game drive one morning at 8:00 am. We first drove to the
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