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Volcanoes Safaris listed as #6 on Travel + Leisure's Top 10 African Safari Tours in this year's World's Best Awards.
We are incredibly honoured for our great ape safaris in Uganda and Rwanda to be recognized as some of the best on the continent by Travel and Leisure magazine. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! Follow this link to read more.
We have recently launched a new 10-day Uganda safari Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Volcanoes and Batwa culture which takes guests on mountain gorilla treks in both the Bwindi forest and the Virunga volcanoes, as well as hiking to find the lost chimpanzees of Kyambura Gorge and game drives to see the tree-climbing lions of Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth. Guests have the opportunity to participate in and experience our community and conservation projects at each lodge when on 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.