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Uganda

'A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.'
George Moore

Uganda's Rich Life
Murchison Falls

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Gorilla Trek (Habinyanja, Mubare or Rushegura Groups in the
Buhoma region of Bwindi)
Ssese Islands - Lake Victoria
Mt Elgon and the Sipi Falls
Queen Elizabeth National Park (Ishasha’s infamous tree climbing lions)
Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary
Shoebill Stalks in Mbamba Swamp
Kibale Forest or Kyambura Gorge (Chimps and other Primates)
Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve

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You need to leave yourself plenty of time to enjoy the highlights of Uganda. View the chimps and gorillas in their natural habitat, entering their world and culture and joining their family gatherings.

Search for Ishasha’s infamous tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park, and view the dramatic Murchison Falls! If you enjoy the local culture & the people - many opportunities abound to visit local villages and development projects.

Did you know that 2009 is the official United Nations Year of the Gorilla? The UN, and a number of International Conservation Agencies, have joined hands with the aim of raising the global profile and plight of Africa’s critically endangered Gorillas and the continued threats facing their survival.

In this, their year, imagine sharing an hour in the company of these incredible animals. What other animal has the power to raise the hairs on your arms whilst melting your heart?

Why not join us in August for this opportunity of a lifetime.

YEAR OF THE GORILLA FACT FILE
•Gorillas live in the tropical forest of Central Africa: Uganda, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea & Gabon.
•The Mountain Gorillas found in Uganda are one of four subspecies of Gorilla: Mountain Gorilla, Eastern Lowland Gorilla, Western Lowland Gorilla & the Cross River Gorilla.
•The Mountain Gorilla is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species (IUCN 2008, CRC1).
•Mountain Gorillas face an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild due to their very small population level, continued habitat loss, poaching, human disease and war.
•Thanks to the pioneering work of the late Diane Fossey and her colleagues, Mountain Gorillas have become an icon for the conservation movement.

Please log onto www.yog2009.org for more background on the Mountain Gorillas.

Set Departure Tours

Travel Dates: 8th – 17th August - To see details click here

Sample Tours


5 Days - Fly-in Safari (2 Gorilla Treks)


9 Days - 2 Gorilla Treks & Queen Elizabeth National Park

12 Days - Chimps, 2 Gorilla Treks & Queen Elizabeth National Park


14 Day - Murchison Falls, Chimps, 2 Gorilla Treks and Queen Ellizabeth National Park

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