Welcome to the Volcanoes Safaris blog!

Here you can read posts from our different bloggers on various topics surrounding Volcanoes and our unique insights into the culture of Uganda and Rwanda. We will also provide you with regular updates from the field on what’s happening in and around our lodges.

If you have been on a Rwanda or Uganda safari tour with Volcanoes and wish to tell your story, simply send an email with your post and images to


March 30, 2012

Rwanda, the Land of…

Land of a Thousand Hills

I arrived in Kigali for the first time a couple of days ago and I immediately understood why Rwanda is the so called land of a thousand hills. I must
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Travelscope Emmys

Travelscope continues its winning run on American television by being nominated for not one but three Emmys after episodes including their feature on
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Disneynature has released their latest documentary film, Chimpanzee, which follows Oscar, a young chimp, as he is taken on a truly remarkable journey
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April 18, 2012

Look, the Mzungu is…

Mzungu in Town

I soon discovered the incredible feeling of being truly immersed in Rwanda and its people. No matter where I went, no matter what I did, in the
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May 10, 2012

The Batwa Are Back:…

Blame it on the Boogie

Very limited access to education, social prejudice and a complete lack of land to call their own means the Batwa (pygmy) community around Mt Gahinga
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April 17, 2012

Kyambura on Conde Nast…

Kya on Hot List

We are very excited to announce that our newest lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge, made Conde Nast Traveler’s Hot List! Situated on the edge of the
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