Are Gorillas Dangerous?

Are Gorillas Dangerous? Before mountain gorilla trekking, many first-timers ask, “Are Gorillas Dangerous?” Recently there has been a surge of popularity in mountain gorilla trekking, but understandably, people have concerns about safety on these kinds of trips. From lions to hyenas, Africa is known for its fearsome predators, but mountain gorillas certainly aren’t one of them. First and foremost, know …

Gondwana Press Release: Essential Journeys

Press Release: Essential Journeys Gondwana’s Rwanda Gorilla Trek has been recommended by Essential Journeys, an online resource for travellers seeking extraordinary destinations. With a focus on travel, culture and lifestyle, Essential Journeys features trips that challenge people to get outside their comfort zone. Their audience is “the discerning traveller with an eye for the unusual, unique, unspoilt, and uncommercial,” which …

Gorilla Trekking: Rwanda vs. Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda vs. Uganda Less than 900 mountain gorillas exist, and they are only found in 3 places on earth, Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the D.R.C. is not generally safe for travel at this time, most people end up choosing between the other options. Deciding weather to go gorilla trekking in Rwanda vs. …

The New York Times Feature

The New York Times: A Tour of Rwanda, From Jungle to City Gondwana’s Gorilla Trekking adventure in Rwanda has been featured in the Travel section of The New York Times! With available departures in August and December 2016, this 8-day trip is packed full of exciting destinations, from the great outdoors to urban areas. Fittingly authorDiane Daniel named the article, …

Young Gorillas at Play

Where Can I Go Gorilla Trekking?

Go Gorilla Trekking! If you were inspired by the documentary Virunga or the film Gorillas in the Mist, you’ve probably wondered “Where can I go Gorilla Trekking?” These films are based on real conservation efforts and people who are devoted to saving the endangered mountain gorillas. Fewer than 900 mountain gorillas remain, split between Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic …

Amazon Rainforest Wildlife: Plenty of Weirdness

The Land of Plenty It will surprise no one to hear that the Amazon Rainforest is home to the greatest abundance of life of any ecosystem on the planet. With only a fraction of species documented, there are literally thousands of creatures that remain unseen and unknown. In the spirit of inquiry, we would like to take a moment to …