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FAQ for Gorilla Safari Packages

It's the moment you'll never forget. That moment when, after trekking through mountainous terrain, it's time to remove your backpack and follow quietly. When the tracker pulls aside the brush, and you look through a green frame that moments ago was a tangle of vines and you see before you a proud, stoic and magnificent mountain gorilla. And you realize just how wonderfully, profoundly connected you are. 

After many years leading gorilla trekking trips in Uganda and Rwanda, led by our exceptional naturalist guide Paul Tamwanya, we've fine-tuned our expertise to know exactly where to go and how to get there. And, you won't just meet mountain gorillas; you'll also likely see other primates and many of the over 800 species of birds found in this region.

Here, we answer the most commonly asked questions about gorilla tracking and gorilla safari packages.

Posted on August 29, 2017

Journeys International Announces New Trips for 2018

The year was 1978, and Drs. Will and Joan Weber set off to Nepal with a group of curious souls who wanted to be immersed in and enlightened by a different culture in a very different part of the world. And so began Journeys International, the first travel company of its kind (and recently named one of the top six tour operators on the world), with boots on the ground and arms wide open, ready to embrace the world’s diversity.

Posted on August 17, 2017

A Tour of Delights on a Private African Safari

In early 2017, Carolyn Parker, a seasoned world traveler and operating room nurse from Cincinnati, OH, set out on a private African safari—a 24-day journey to see all she could see of southern Africa, including Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. As she shared her magnificent stories with Journeys International, she added that of all her worldly travels, this trip ranked as one of her top three ever—mostly thanks to the wonderful people of this region. Here are the highlights from each of the places she visited. 

 

Posted on August 15, 2017

What is the Best Time to Go to Morocco? 

What is the best time to go to Morocco? It depends on what you want to do. 

Morocco is a land of contrasts, resulting in dramatically different climates in different parts of the country, at different times of the year. With deserts, including the vast and famous Sahara, the Mediterranean waters in the north and the waves of the Atlantic to the west, the Rif and Atlas Mountains crisscrossing the country and colorful urban areas with rich cultural histories, there are plenty of activities to choose from—and what you choose will help guide when to go.

Posted on May 16, 2017

Camel Trekking Morocco—Find your Zen

Imagine yourself on top of a camel, trekking through the Sahara desert. There is nothing around you, and all you can hear are the footsteps of the camel on the soft sand. During the day, the sky is vast and clear; at night, it's full of billions of bright stars.

Camel trekking Morocco: It may be the most peaceful experience you'll ever have, one mostly unknown to westerners. It may also be your moment of zen.

Posted on May 12, 2017
    

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Welcome to The Bird's Word, the blog of Journeys International. Here at Journeys, we don’t just visit a place. We immerse ourselves into the culture, the people and the places where we travel. It’s what we call “adventure deeper.” Won’t you join us?

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