Johnson Muhereza

Johnson Muhereza was born and raised in Buhoma, located on the boundary of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. He is one of the 2022 graduates from the hospitality training program at the award-winning Bwindi Bar, run by Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust. Following the program, he was offered full-time role as a Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust wildlife guide.

In 2022, he participated in the three months large carnivores in the Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area. He is now part of the Kyambura Lion Monitoring Team.

Johnson enjoys learning about the other species in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in his free time.

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To protect gorillas from disease, no children under 15 years are allowed to go gorilla tracking. For guests booking a stay at Virunga Lodge, please note that the minimum age limit for children at Virunga Lodge is 12 years.

Safari Activities

Chimpanzee Tracking

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.