The Bird's Word

A Great Guide, Gorilla Trekking, and Gratitude

Journeys Adventure Specialist Kirsten Williams highlights just a couple of fantastic experiences she had on Primates and Parrots in Uganda & Rwanda.

Posted on April 8, 2016

My trip to Africa: Falling in Love with Uganda

Journeys traveler Bonnie Yerkes shares stories of her Primates and Parrots in Uganda and Rwanda journey. 

Posted on March 23, 2016

Let's Go See Our Not-So-Distant Relatives


Less than 800 Mountain Gorillas remain in the wild,
and the population is declining.
Posted on December 12, 2013

So long, Ruhondeza...


Journeys naturalist guide and trip leader in Uganda and Rwanda, Paul Tamwenya, announces the passing of Ruhondeza, the leader of the first habituated gorilla family for Ugandan tourism.
Posted on July 3, 2012

Rwanda-Uganda Primate Safari

The volcanic ranges of central Africa hold about 700 Mountain Gorillas and many other primates. Our group of ten Journeys travelers made a concerted effort to see as many of these rare primates as possible in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, Uganda’s Impenetrable Forest and other special reserves.

Posted on September 3, 2009


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