Wildebeest Migration: The World’s Largest Wildlife Spectacle

Annual Wildebeest Migration Begins In Maasai Mara ?...***EXCLUSIVE*** MAASAI MARA,? KENYA - AUGUST 15: Chaotic scenes as zebra and wildebeest desperately attempt to scale the Mara river's banks, while hundreds more look on fearfully during the annual migration from Tanzania to Kenya, on August 15, 2012 in Maasai Mara, Kenya. This is the moment hundreds of stampeding animals desperately try and escape the deadly jaws of a croc. Thousands of zebras, wildebeest and gazelles stormed across the Mara river in kenya during the annual migration. But lying in wait was dozens of brutal crocodiles ready to pick off stranglers. The panic stricken herd then desperately scrambled to climbt he slippery banks and escape a certain death. PHOTOGRAPH BY Paolo Torchio / Barcroft Media UK Office, London. T +44 845 370 2233 W www.barcroftmedia.com USA Office, New York City. T +1 212 796 2458 W www.barcroftusa.com Indian Office, Delhi. T +91 11 4053 2429 W www.barcroftindia.com

Besides several other good reasons, the Masai Mara game reserve remains the most preferred wildlife safari destination in Kenya chiefly because of the great wildebeest migration. This well-documented and dramatic natural event involves over one million wildebeest accompanied by a few other antelopes and hundreds of thousands of zebras. Some of the most thrilling moments… Continue reading Wildebeest Migration: The World’s Largest Wildlife Spectacle

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Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Many travel writers, bloggers have written inspiring true gorilla safari experiences got once one heads out for a life time trip to land of mountain gorillas in Uganda. However have no better words to describe how wonderful gorilla safaris in Uganda can be but it’s the most perfect primate trek in Africa for adventure travelers.… Continue reading Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

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Chimpanzee Tracking in Virunga National Park

The Democratic Republic of Congo offers the rare opportunity for tourists to see the endangered chimpanzees in the wild. From 2014, the Congolese Rangers trained by Frankfurt Zoological Society started habituation of Chimpanzee communities-to make them get used to human presence within the Virunga National Park. The chimpanzee habituation process started with the community that… Continue reading Chimpanzee Tracking in Virunga National Park

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The Critically Endangered Dryas Monkeys of DR Congo

If you happen to go on a primate safari in the Democratic Republic of Congo, be sure to meet exceptional wildlife species not found in other African countries, and the Dryas monkeys are one of them. Also referred as Salonga monkeys, the Dryas monkeys are scientifically known as Cercopithecus dryas  and are interestingly one of… Continue reading The Critically Endangered Dryas Monkeys of DR Congo

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Gorilla Trekking: Uganda or Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking is one of the most rewarding wildlife experiences that one can experience in Africa. With just as few as 900 mountain gorillas remaining in the whole world, meeting the gorillas in their natural wild within the misty rain forests of East – Central Africa is a great expedition that any wildlife enthusiast would… Continue reading Gorilla Trekking: Uganda or Rwanda

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Best Destinations for Family Safaris in East Africa

Family travels should be life changing, Interesting, exciting and engaging for all ages as they are designed to spark a passion, inspire a sense of wonder. When these experiences are shared with loved ones, they bring you closer together. Many book family safaris in Africa to different destinations year round during summer and winter but… Continue reading Best Destinations for Family Safaris in East Africa

5 Endemic Birds to See in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) hosts over 1185 popular avian species. 21 of which are endemic, 3 unique ones and about 32 are threatened internationally. This is probably the highest population of birds on recorded in African states. It houses several of water birdlife, ground birds, preys, fruit eaters, hole nesters and passerines as… Continue reading 5 Endemic Birds to See in DR Congo

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