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The latest article from The Points Guy highlights the unique great ape eco-tourism model pioneered by Praveen Moman, founder of Volcanoes Safaris.
Stay at Virunga Lodge in Rwanda and Bwindi Lodge or Mount Gahinga Lodge in Uganda and trek the endangered mountain gorillas. There is nothing quite like the thrill of getting up close and personal with wildlife when taking part in a gorilla trekking excursion or a walking safari.
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Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor is nothing short of exhilarating. The chimps effortlessly cross and scamper through the trees above the gorge, and visitors on the other hand must cross the river using natural bridges in order to keep up with the chimps. So although the walk usually lasts only 2–3 hours, descending the steep gorge and crossing the log bridges over the river requires some agility and fitness.
Chimpanzee tracking is also available in nearby Kalinzu, a forest reserve 30 minutes drive from Kyambura Gorge Lodge where there is a community of about 40 habituated chimpanzees.