Leeann Reviews The Great Gorilla Project!

Leeann Reviews The Great Gorilla Project!

Posted by Leeann Musgrove on 8th Mar 2022

Volunteer Leeann joined The Great Gorilla Project in January this year and recently got in touch to tell us her thoughts on the trip, better yet, she also sent over some incredible photos that we couldn't wait to share with you! 

Golden Monkey Accommodation

"The whole trip was a huge success. I had an amazing time which was a credit to The Great Gorilla Project team in Uganda.  They went above and beyond to make us feel safe and welcome. The itinerary was perfect and each day was planned to ensure we had a good experience. 

The Great Gorilla Project

All of the accommodation was carefully selected and the food provided was exceptional. We were treated and fed like royalty. The staff involved were there for us 24hrs a day and catered for our every need. I was initially worried about covid but the staff made sure we had access to masks, hand sanitiser and made each aspect of the trip as risk-free as possible without it impacting our experience.

Gorilla Trek

After our first gorilla hike finished earlier than expected Peter and Denis suggested a couple of things for us to do with our free afternoon. We all agreed upon a local coffee making tour. I must say this was superb and I don't even drink coffee. The tour took us from plant to cup with a tasting session.

Time in Uganda

I really enjoyed my time in Uganda, I only went for the gorillas but I received so much more. I have never had a holiday where I have felt so welcome and the local people have been so friendly.

Community

I have seen first-hand how the local community benefits from the gorilla permit money. Which made me feel that the cost of the holiday was such good value for money.

The Great Gorilla Project With Leeann

I will definitely do this project again and will recommend it to as many people that will listen!"

A huge thank you to Leeann for her lovely review and wonderful photos. 

If you're interested in visiting Uganda, we have some great news! If you secure your place on the project by March 31st and travel before June 30th, you'll save 10%. Head over to The Great Gorilla Project page to find out more.


Share this Article...

Share this article with your friends and followers by using the social media buttons below.


Leave a Comment...

Wanting to add something to this story or just let us know your thoughts? Just leave your comments below. Please be aware that all comments will be moderated: abusive behaviour or self-promotion will not be allowed.

500 characters remaining

Has this blog inspired you to volunteer? If so, why not enquire today? Simply fill out an enquiry form, and allow a member of our travel team to assist with your query! Please note that blog comments are not monitored by the travel team, so any questions related to bookings may be missed.


Dismas tarus commented 5 months ago
It was a great holiday, like it

500 characters remaining

Featured Blog Arcticles


Featured Videos


Experience The Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary

See what you could get up to as a volunteer at the Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary! This volunteer project offers you the chance to get up close and personal with some of the country's most iconic species.

Discover The Great White Shark Project

Come face to face with one of the world’s most misunderstood predators whilst aiding great white shark conservation. As a volunteer, not only will you get the incredible opportunity to dive with sharks, but you will also assist the team in raising awareness of the great white as you work alongside tourists and local school children to provide them with knowledge of the local environment and the importance of living in harmony with South Africa’s marine life.

Volunteers Review Their Experience at the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Sanctuary

Volunteers talk about their recent experience at the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Sanctuary in Borneo.

Latest Blog Arcticles


Achievements at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project in 2022

Achievements at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project in 2022

After 2 difficult years, we finally welcomed volunteers...

Merle’s Orangutan Experience at Samboja

Merle’s Orangutan Experience at Samboja

Merle shares her experiences from her time spent...

An Invasive Species: The Lionfish

An Invasive Species: The Lionfish

Many invasive species have made their way to all corners of...

Sun Bear Update From Samboja Lestari

Sun Bear Update From Samboja Lestari

After a lot of hard work by the June 2022 volunteer group,...

The Latest From The Great Orangutan Project!

The Latest From The Great Orangutan Project!

The Great Projects volunteer coordinator, Jess, is...

An Update from the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project!

An Update from the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project!

Samboja Lestari welcomed back volunteers this month, and...

Kathy & Drew's Great Gorilla Experience

Kathy & Drew's Great Gorilla Experience

Kathy and Drew joined The Great Gorilla Project in January...

Raja Ampat Diving Project - Magical Manta Ray Moments!

Raja Ampat Diving Project - Magical Manta Ray Moments!

Manta ray season is at its peak at the Raja Ampat Diving...


Where you can go
Contact Info
UK Office
The Great Traveller Ltd,
3 Dairy Yard
Star Street
Ware, Hertfordshire
SG12 7DX
United Kingdom

Opening hours:
   Mon-Fri 8:30am–5:30pm
   Sat 10am-4pm

T: +44(0) 208 885 4987