Visit Mgahinga – for the more private mountain gorilla trek

Welcome to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, a lesser known place that is home to the endangered mountain gorillas. This 33.7km sq km park is Uganda’s smallest national park, but in our opinion it is one of the most dramatic places to visit in East Africa. The park is located in the south-western part of the… Continue reading Visit Mgahinga – for the more private mountain gorilla trek

Travelling with a conscience in the Selinda Reserve

Almost an hour by plane to the north-east of Botswana’s legendary Okavango Delta, close to the borders with Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, lies an African conservation legend… The Selinda Reserve. It’s hell-hot as the build up to the annual rains reaches its height, reducing the area to nothing more than a loose collection of permanent… Continue reading Travelling with a conscience in the Selinda Reserve

Sustainable Travel: How the Okavango Delta is doing good

A hot wind is blowing over Botswana’s Okavango Delta. But it doesn’t bother Onks Letsholathebe. The safari guide from Maun has just found a young female leopard relaxing on a floodplain close to Xigera Camp, and he and his guests are enraptured. “She’s very relaxed,” he smiles, accompanied by the sound of fervent camera shutters and… Continue reading Sustainable Travel: How the Okavango Delta is doing good

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