Visit the Amazon Rainforest

Visiting the Achuar

Visit With the Achuar Tribe Ever heard the saying “the journey is the destination”? When travelling from Quito, Ecuador to visit the Achuar’s remote community in the Amazon Rainforest, this is especially true. The untouched beauty of Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest and taking time to visit with the Achuar community are the highlights of Gondwana’s Amazon Awakening tour. From Quito to …

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What is it Like to See Mountain Gorillas in the Wild?

Seeing Gorillas in the Wild: A First-Hand Experience The first thing is the colour green. When I arrived at Volcanoes National Park, despite occasional interruptions of the scenery like other people, rangers, and a few old brick buildings, there is an endless depth and variety of green. Expansive fields of grass are populated by rows of vegetables. A haze of …

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The Boston Globe Features Gondwana’s Rwanda Ecotour

Gondwana is Featured in The Boston Globe! Gondwana’s Rwanda Ecotour has been featured in The Boston Globe’s travel recommendations. The column Here, There, Everywhere features local trips in Boston, destinations in distant countries and travel accessories that can be used by anyone. Kari Bodnarchuk’s title, “See Rwanda’s Landscape, Gorillas and Capital” encompasses the highlights of this ecotour. Rwanda’s Landscape Each …

Gorilla Trek Guide

How Fit Do You Need to be for a Gorilla Trekking Tour?

Fitness for Gorilla Trekking Tours Once you’ve booked your ticket for a gorilla trekking tour, the real planning begins. Some things are easy enough, like finding the passport, organizing a packing list and planning your trip to the airport. But how fit do you need to be to do a gorilla trekking tour? This is a physically active trip that …

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UK Wedding Magazines Feature

Honeymoon in Rwanda by UK Wedding Magazines UK Wedding Magazines has featured Gondwana’s gorilla trek in Rwanda as a unique honeymoon destination for nature lovers. The publication promotes, “If you’re on the hunt for a honeymoon with a difference Gondwana Ecotours has just announced a new eight-day adventure tour of Rwanda.” Providing wedding and honeymoon planning services, UK Wedding Magazines …

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Gondwana Press Release: Essential Journeys

Press Release: Essential Journeys Gondwana’s Rwanda Gorilla Trek has been recommended by Essential Journeys, an online resource for travellers seeking extraordinary destinations. With a focus on travel, culture and lifestyle, Essential Journeys features trips that challenge people to get outside their comfort zone. Their audience is “the discerning traveller with an eye for the unusual, unique, unspoilt, and uncommercial,” which …

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Gorilla Trekking: Rwanda vs. Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda vs. Uganda Less than 900 mountain gorillas exist, and they are only found in 3 places on earth, Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the D.R.C. is not generally safe for travel at this time, most people end up choosing between the other options. Deciding weather to go gorilla trekking in Rwanda vs. …

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The New York Times Feature

The New York Times: A Tour of Rwanda, From Jungle to City Gondwana’s Gorilla Trekking adventure in Rwanda has been featured in the Travel section of The New York Times! With available departures in August and December 2016, this 8-day trip is packed full of exciting destinations, from the great outdoors to urban areas. Fittingly authorDiane Daniel named the article, …

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Is Rwanda Safe for Tourists?

Is Rwanda safe for tourists? If you’re planning a trip to Rwanda, you’ve probably wondered, Is Rwanda safe for tourists? Gondwana’s answer is a wholehearted “Yes!” It is common knowledge that political instability and a civil war left permanent scars on the country. However, don’t let this deter you from travelling to Rwanda! The country has rebuilt into a vibrant, …

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Where Can I Go Gorilla Trekking?

Go Gorilla Trekking! If you were inspired by the documentary Virunga or the film Gorillas in the Mist, you’ve probably wondered “Where can I go Gorilla Trekking?” These films are based on real conservation efforts and people who are devoted to saving the endangered mountain gorillas. Fewer than 900 mountain gorillas remain, split between Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic …