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Are Gorillas Dangerous?

Are Gorillas Dangerous? Before mountain gorilla trekking, many first-timers ask, “Are Gorillas Dangerous?” Recently there has been a surge of popularity in mountain gorilla trekking, but understandably, people have concerns about safety on these kinds of trips. From lions to hyenas, Africa is known for its fearsome predators, but mountain gorillas certainly aren’t one of them. First and foremost, know …

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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 …

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Gondwana Featured In Forbes

Forbes Includes Gondwana’s Rwanda tour in The Top Ten Travel Adventures for 2016 Forbes contributor Jim Dobson has featured Gondwana’s Rwanda Gorilla Trek in his list of The Top Ten Travel Adventures for 2016. For “adrenaline junkies and explorers,” few things compare to the experience of trekking through the African jungle. Besides seeing rare mountain gorillas and other exotic animals …