Category Archive: Mount Elgon National Park

Aug 12

Welcome National Geographic Readers!

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vEcotours Ambassador Ian Redmond re-lives the moment he was charged by a four-tonne elephant in a new article for National Geographic. “There is some irony in this – that the person who coined the term ‘elefriends’ should be trampled by a decidedly unfriendly elephant – but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t personal,” Ian jokes, as …

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Aug 08

Teaching school students with vEco virtual reality

Here at vEcotours, we’ve taken our first leap into the classroom, trialling a new “kid’s version” of our Mount Elgon virtual reality tour for a special lesson at Cambridge Elementary School, Vermont. The demo used our new app, which is available for both iOS and Android, with a special new narration, voiced by youngsters Erica and …

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Mar 03

Visit the Salt-Mining Elephants of Mount Elgon, Kenya

Our latest vEcotour has more depth than ever, literally! Venture nearly 200m or 650 ft deep into Kitum Cave where you’ll cross paths with the world’s only “Troglodyte Tuskers”!

Feb 26

Celebrate WORLD WILDLIFE DAY with a guided virtual safari to see elephants… underground!

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Join live tour host Ian Redmond for a multimedia 360-degree virtual reality tour of the world’s only salt-mining elephants! March 3rd is designated by the United Nations as World Wildlife Day. This year, the theme is ELEPHANTS – the largest animals on land. All three species – the African Savannah Elephant, the African Forest Elephant …

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Aug 11

Lunch-Break vEcoLive: Meet the Salt-Mining Elephants of Kitum Cave, Kenya!

To mark the occasion of World Elephant Day, 2015, please join us on your lunch break when Ian Redmond will provide a vEcoLive tour of Kitum Cave in Mt Elgon National Park, Kenya. Bring your own sandwiches and head to live.vecotourism.org to accompany Ian as he narrates, in real-time, a five-location expedition from the Park’s …

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