Tag Archives: Gorilla Trek

Jess Millett on the Gorilla Trek

What to pack for a Gorilla Trek

Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 by Jess Millett.


I loved every minute of my Gorilla Trek, a trip I did last month with Tucan Travel. It was a true privilege, hiking through the jungle to spend an hour with such special creatures. I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t a breeze. It was hard, made tougher by the adverse weather conditions which we [...]

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Gorilla in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking – is it responsible?

Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by Rebecca Thompson.


I decided in this post I would discuss one of the increasingly popular activities for travellers in Africa and how it affects the region. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a remarkable experience. You are surrounded by rainforest looking at an animal with expressions so human-like you’ll later swear you shared a ‘moment’ with the silverback… [...]

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Baby gorilla on the Gorilla Trek

Silverbacks and baby gorillas

Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by Jess Millett.


After three hours of trekking through the wet and slippery undergrowth we take a breath, “we are close” the ranger whispers and motions for us to place our walking poles on the ground. We had been instructed to do this back at the base, the sticks reminding the gorillas of the poachers and hunters who [...]

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Silverback Gorilla

Searching for the Gorillas : Sarah’s Adventure

Posted on 09. May, 2013 by Sarah Field.


Sarah Field has tour led for Tucan Travel in South East Asia and Africa. Now working in the London Office, her time in Africa was some of her fondest and her trek to see the gorillas, one of her favourite memories.

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Trek to the Gorillas

Heading in to the Jungle : Zoe’s Gorilla Adventure

Posted on 26. Apr, 2013 by Zoe Brooks.


On her mid-life crisis tour of Africa, Zoe Brooks trekked in to the jungle to spend an hour with a gorilla family, a far from glamorous hike.

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