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Uganda & Rwanda Stories & Articles

Experience what it’s like to come face to face with an enormous silverback during a trek deep into the rain forest, observe hundreds of chattering chimpanzees in Kibale and see tree-climbing lions on a safari drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park. Discover the powerful encounters of Nat Hab travelers and staff in these thrilling accounts of mountain gorillas and more in Uganda and Rwanda. The links below open each article in a new tab.
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A Wild Gorilla Trek in Uganda

A Wild Gorilla Trek in Uganda

–By John Holahan
The ascent starts immediately. You stare up at the mountainside and know that the next few hours will be a strain and exertion on your legs and chest. The heat of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is bearing down, laying a...
Seven Animals to See in Uganda and Rwanda Besides Gorillas

Seven Animals to See in Uganda and Rwanda Besides Gorillas

—By Marsea Nelson
There’s no question: Seeing mountain gorillas in the forests of Uganda and Rwanda is, for many wildlife enthusiasts, the apex of their globetrotting adventures. But that’s not the...
Uganda Travel Tale: A Safari Full of Smiles (Even from a Gorilla!)

Uganda Travel Tale: A Safari Full of Smiles (Even from a Gorilla!)

—By Sarah Raby
The close wildlife encounters with the primates are exceptional, the countryside is simply breathtaking, and the people I encountered along this journey are the cherry on top!
See and Save Endangered Gorillas in the Mist

See and Save Endangered Gorillas in the Mist

—By Peter Davis Krahenbuhl
If you want to join this crusade to save the giant gorilla while having a life-changing adventure, be sure to join an incredible photo safari in Uganda and Rwanda with Natural Habitat Adventures...
Q and A: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Q and A: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

—By Whitney Kent
 We were walking through the forest and then suddenly came upon a clearing where about 15 gorillas of all ages. Most of the gorillas were eating and some would put their mouths to...
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