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Commune with the gorillas of Rwanda

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Commune with gorillas with Rwanda Eco-ToursTaking a peek at the lives of gorillas is not a new experience, afterall they are a common resident of zoos and nature parks. Communing with them where they live, however, now that’s a twist on the zoo concept for sure.

You don’t have to be Jane Goodall to see these gorillas. The trek starts with an early morning drive to Musanze/Ruhengeri passing through the picturesque hilly countryside. The landscape is what gives Rwanda its nickname of “the Land of a Thousand Hills.” Then trek among the Mountain Gorillas of Parc National des Volcans for the experience of a lifetime. There are seven gorilla groups that have been habituated for tourism.

Getting up close and personal with the gorillas isn’t the only amazing aspect of this tour. There are spectacular views of the volcanoes of Mount Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura. You’ll wind down your tour with a visit to Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village to have an interactive experience with locals learning about Rwandan traditions, culture, song and dance. Sample the local cuisine and take a taste of banana beer.

Rwanda Eco-Tours strives to make a difference in the world by offering eco and responsible safaris that directly benefit the local Rwanda community as an incentive for conservation. During your tour you even have the option of visiting the projects and communities that benefit from these eco tours.

Rwanda Eco-Tours is owned and run by local Rwandans. Their extensive experience and knowledge in tourism and conservation will assure you experience the wonders of the gorilla habitat, the beauty of the country’s people and culture in a way you’ve never experienced before.

If a day trek is too short, Rwanda Eco-Tours has 2-, 4-, 6-, 7-, 8- and 12-day excursions that will allow you to more deeply explore the culture, community, and of course the gorillas!

Go apes with Rwanda Eco-Tours.

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Search for Whales with Searcher Natural History Tours

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Searcher Natural History Tours

Who says Baja, California is all about poolside lounging and drinks with little umbrellas? For the more get up and go types there are also plenty of opportunities to get out in the sun, on a boat and wait. And watch. For the majestic maneuvers of migrating whales.

Watch as mother whales care for their young or be amazed by the power of breaching and spyhopping whales. Searcher Natural History Tours offers whale watching tours that bring you as close as you want to be to a variety of species of whales. Catch a peek at everything from blue, sperm, and humpback whales, pods of dolphins, or even a variety of seabirds, all of which present wonderful photo opportunities and unforgettable memories. Whales aren’t the only animals you’ll see on this trip however.

There are opportunities to hike and snorkel as well, so you’ll have the chance to check out the wilderness below and above. See the myriad of fish under the sea or do a little bird watching. Comb the beaches on a leisurely stroll and then when you’re ready cool off in the beautiful sea.

The 12-day excursion will take you to places like Islas San Benito where you can hike to an old lighthouse and observe seals. It’s mating season so you’ll have a chance to see the males strut their stuff. Anchor at Laguna San Ignacio and whale watch from smaller boats where you can get eye to eye with the incredible mammals. Take a break from whale watching and explore beaches for shells and plant life. The excursion will take to you islands like Cabo San Lucas, Isle San Jose, Isla Santa Catalina and more.

 Whether your walking, snorkeling or simply watching and waiting ,getting out for an eco-tour excursion is an exciting prospect with Searcher Natural History Tours. Visit their website to schedule yourself for their next tour.

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