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Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

The mountain gorilla tours in Africa are experienced in either Uganda or Rwanda. The mountain gorillas live in only two areas of rainforest in the Great Lakes Region, which are the Virunga Mountains at the border of the DRC, Rwanda, and Uganda, and the fantastic Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. For this post, we […]

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Walk from Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Uganda is a fantastic country to see some of Africa’s iconic wildlife and a great choice to see the chimpanzees and gorillas. Uganda is home to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you can find one of the world’s only two populations of mountain gorillas. Bwindi is also home to chimpanzees and many other primates. Combined […]

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Lion - Shamwari Reserve - Luxury Lodges

Port Elizabeth is the main city on South Africa’s Eastern Cape. As one of the country’s largest cities, Port Elizabeth is also one of the major hubs of South Africa’s famous Garden Route. There are some great luxury safari lodges from Port Elizabeth. We will mention a few favorites further down. But first an introduction […]

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Refugio Amazonas Lodge - Dining

The Amazon Rainforest of southern Peru is one of the most species-rich areas of Amazonia. It is also home to one of the healthiest tourism industries for Amazon Rainforest tours. Two great lodges to pick are the Posada Amazonas Lodge or Refugio Amazonas Lodge. Both the lodges are nestled in the rainforest and offer an […]

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Lions in Shamwari Nature Reserve, South Africa

The Shamwari Nature Reserve is an award-winning private reserve in South Africa. The reserve is located about 75 km from Port Elizabeth. The Shamwari Reserve & Shamwari Reserve lodges are consistently voted leaders in conservation and eco-lodge operation. The reserve has been featured on nature programs, including Animal Planet for the show ‘Shamwari: A wild […]

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Kruger National Park - Elephants

To make the most of your safari in South Africa, here’s a guide to the Shamwari Game Reserve and the Kruger National Park. We will mention reserve summaries, activities, wildlife, and differences. To start with, both these protected areas are visited from two different base cities… Kruger National Park is in the country’s north-east. To […]

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Shamwari Reserve

If you’re deciding whether to visit the Shamwari Reserve or the Addo National Park from Port Elizabeth in South Africa, it really depends what you want from the experience. Both of these reserves can offer a contrasting experience and it depends on several factors to which you choose, including what you want to see, your […]

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