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Gorilla watching

Gorilla watching travel guide, including top gorilla watching destinations, tips for gorilla watching and when to go

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Face-to-face with Rwanda's mountain gorillas

Our featured blogger, Stuart Foster, gets up close and personal with a moody mountain gorilla – and lives to tell the tale

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Gorilla watching in the Congo

The darkness Conrad found in the Congo can still be felt, but as new lodges open for sustainable and incredible gorilla tourism, things look far brighter, says Mark Stratton

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Gorilla tracking in Uganda: a typical day

It's one of the world's greatest travel experiences – but what to expect when you're gorilla trekking in Uganda? Primatologist Ian Redmond OBE describes a typical day

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Travel Icon: Gorilla watching in East and Central Africa

Ever since David Attenborough sat with silverbacks, gorilla-watching has become a 'must-do'. We explain how to get the best view of these gentle giants

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Gorilla Tactics: why Rwanda’s exorbitant price hike for seeing gorillas is a disaster

Photographer and wildlife guide Paul Goldstein speaks out against Rwanda’s decision to double gorilla entry fees, including why tourists and Rwandans will lose out - and why Uganda will gain from it

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4 epic European mountain climbs

Fancy feeling your legs burn? Check out these top four cycle climbs in Europe, taken from Daniel Friebe and Pete Goding's new book 'Mountain High'

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One perfect hour with Uganda's mountain gorillas

In an extract from his latest book, zoologist and TV presenter Mark Carwardine describes the unique frisson of meeting mountain gorillas

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The ultimate... mountain

Forget the Himalaya – for true bragging rights, head to the Andes, says Lyn Hughes

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4 classic mountain ranges and 3 lesser-known

To help you get higher in life we take a look at some classic and some not-so-well-known mountain hotspots

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Mountain-biking across Tasmania

If there’s a mountain and you’ve got a mountain bike… Well, it’s obvious, really. Mark Eveleigh scoots around Tasmania’s best pedalling patches

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Getting to know Uganda’s charming mountain gorillas in-depth

Incredible work is being done to save the native mountain gorillas of southwest Uganda, and now visitors can spend even longer getting to know their distant ape cousins

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Top tips for mountain biking in Morocco

Cycling development manager at Exodus Olly Townsend reveals what makes the Anti-Atlas mountain-bike heaven

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Gorilla trekking in Gabon

Tourism is still a fledgling industry in Gabon, but wildlife tracking is providing a much-needed boost to visitor numbers as Lyn Hughes found

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6 tips for crossing the Massif Central by mountain bike

Our featured blogger, Chris Goodman, conquered the mighty mountain range, the Grand Traversee du Massif Central, on mountain bike. And reveals how you can too.

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6 tips for crossing the Massif Central by mountain bike

Our featured blogger, Chris Goodman, conquered the mighty mountain range, the Grand Traversee du Massif Central, on mountain bike. And reveals how you can too.

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Humble in the jungle! Kate Humble goes gorilla watching in DR Congo

Kate Humble heads to Kahuzi-Biega NP in search of lowland gorillas and discovers the benefits that gorilla watching has brought to the region's forgotten communities

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Danny MacAskill: The world’s 5 best mountain biking destinations

Danny MacAskill – Scottish trials cyclist and stunt biker – picks his 5 favourite mountain biking destinations around the world. Plus, check out his latest video Wee Day Out...

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Everyman's mountain? Climbing Kilimanjaro

At 5,895m, Kilimanjaro is the world's highest peak that you can climb without technical skills. But could you climb it?

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Exploring mountain monasteries in Bhutan

Bhutan is a unique, unspoilt pocket of Himalayan majesty, where myth and reality blur and time often stands still. And it’s home to the most magical pilgrimage post of all

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The best places to go mountain biking in Wales

Wales is brimming with cycle routes for thrill-seeking mountain bikers. Here are 14 routes you need to master...

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Mountain biking in the High Atlas mountains

Our featured blogger, Harriet Constable, recounts the highs and lows of tackling this rugged corner of Morocco by bike

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The Wanderlust guide to cycling and mountain bike travel

Healthy, green and slow enough to soak up the local atmosphere. Isn’t it time you got in the saddle?

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Europe’s 8 best day hikes, from coastal walks to mountain magic

A compact patchwork of cultures and landscapes, Europe offers an incredible variety of short accessible hikes. From seaside scrambles to alpine rambles, here are eight of the best...

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Rocky Mountain high: Colorado’s 7 best cycle routes

Colorado is a cyclist’s dream destination. From mountain climbs and scenic byways, to vineyard trails for casual pedallers, Colorado’s cycle routes provide a stunning backdrop for all abilities

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