Friday, August 13, 2010

Highly intelligent herbivore with strong sense of family seeks “one hour” dates with adventurers

Some blind dates might leave you wondering why you turned up in the first place, but if you're romancing the Silverback, then we can give you our undoubted assurance that you'll be itching to book another encounter. 

Travelling on a budget - don't worry, as we have plenty of overland options including the 28-day Game Parks & Gorillas experience and the 18-day Mountain Gorillas To The Mara itinerary – the ideal adventure for those short on time.

Michelle Lewis, aka the Acacia Wild Bunch also has some great gorilla viewing tips (page 63) to dole out in AfricaFreak’s Safari 101 E-guide. The downloadable handbook has specific sections dedicated to areas like photography, game walks, voluntourism, and so much more – "real life" safari experts giving you their insider knowledge on what to do, where to go and what to bring. All in all, a great tool to use when planning your next adventure in Africa!

Gorilla viewing certainly tops the list when it comes to Uganda, but we'll leave you with our top five “must dos” when it comes to the Pearl of Africa...
  1. Come face to face with a Mountain Gorilla
  2. Be amazed at the intelligence of Chimpanzees
  3. Check out the great lakes of Queen Elizabeth National Park
  4. Gaze upon the source of the River Nile at Jinja
  5. Take a boat trip on Lake Victoria - Africa's largest lake

And don’t forget book before 31 August and save 30% on all our September and October overland departures!

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