Tag Archives: Uganda

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July 5, 2013

Uganda Uncovered – Roxy’s First…

Uganda is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully diverse countries with forests and plains, primates and game with the most welcoming friendly inhabitants. There is so much variation in the country, not just the landscapes, but also the different species you will find out there. My first stop was to Kyambura Gorge Lodge, situated outside…

Bush Meat Crisis
May 24, 2013

Bush Meat Crisis in Uganda!

A report into conservation in Uganda has detailed that there is a bush meat crisis caused by the hunting of game in protected areas that is being swept under the carpet in conservation circles. The study has been called ‘Wildlife Conservation and Bush Meat Crisis Survey’ and, unlike the guilty parties hunting the game animals,…

Journey to Uganda and Rwanda
March 15, 2013

The Journey to Uganda and…

Volcanoes Safaris is excited to remind you of the various airlines that are flying into both Uganda and Rwanda! Flights to Uganda are available from British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines, African Express, South Africa Airways and Kenya Airways. Flights within Uganda are offered by Aerolink which operates…

Kidepo
February 22, 2013

Kidepo NP Celebrates 50th Year

Kidepo Valley National Park, one of the most remote National Parks in Uganda located in the North Easterly region, is celebrating 50 years of National Park status this year. There are plans within the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to celebrate the milestone with a Golden Jubilee year! The park itself covers an area of 1442kmĀ²…

Seven Wonders
February 15, 2013

Nile One of the Seven…

The strong start to the year for Uganda continues as it receives even more international recognition for it’s natural excellence, this time naming the Source of the Nile one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa! The announcement marks the culmination of the first half of the Seven Wonders of Africa Project, which was founded…

Rebecca and Mountain Gorillas
January 25, 2013

Rebecca and the Mountain Gorillas

Early one dreary morning in March 2004, my BBC Wildlife plopped onto the doormat. While waiting for my lift to work to arrive, I quickly scanned through the articles, but came to an abrupt halt in the advertisement section; Journey to the Gorillas, Volcanoes Safaris it read. A trip was booked in less than 24…