6 Tips to Ensure You Have the Best Safari in Africa

We've spent nearly six weeks on safari in Africa over the last few years, and during our travels we've been on low budget group tours to high-end private tours with vastly different experiences.

But when it comes down to it, while most of your experience in Africa is dictated by the local conditions on any given day, there are a few things you can do to ensure you have the best safari in Africa.

Today, we wanted to share six of our favorites we learned over the years.

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Everything to Know About Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

For the longest time, Angie had mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda on her bucket list, and in early 2019 we finally made that dream a reality with our trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

When visiting, we really weren't sure what to expect.

We heard the hike could be easy, moderately challenging, or terrible. We heard the roads are okay and awful. And we have heard mixed feelings on the experience overall as well in terms of whether or not it is worth the $600 per person fee ($700 starting July 2020) to spend an hour with the gorillas.

Not being deterred, we did it anyway and had a fabulous time. To help share some of the information we learned about the experience, this guide was born!

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