Follow the Volcanoes News for information on what's happening in Uganda and Rwanda that impacts on the wildlife populations and local communities.
Volcanoes work hard to forge ahead at the forefront of pioneering tourism in Uganda and Rwanda. This blog will keep you updated on all the news in the gorilla and chimp tourism world including development and conservation issues. It will also keep you posted on developments at Volcanoes Safaris, whether it be a new activity at one of our lodges, a new community project or a new feature around the local area.
There's loads going on and it's here that you can find out about it all, making it a first port of call for travel news, whether you're booking a safari with us or not! It may be that you just want to keep in touch with the community after you travel or that you want to see how tourism can benefit the locales in which they operate. Whatever the motive, you'll find something of interest here!
6 May 2013
Kwita Izina, the Rwandan ceremony of giving a name to a newborn baby gorilla, is a welcome tradition for local Rwandese. The event is a celebration of the success of Gorilla c...
19 April 2013
The Responsible Tourism Awards 2013 are now open for nominations! Volcanoes Safaris would greatly appreciate your support.
10 April 2013
Our Coffee Cooperative in Kyambura Gorge is gaining fame for the quality of their Omwani coffee and has recently been featured in the Daily Monitor!
5 April 2013
Take a 7 Day Uganda Flying Safari with two complimentary nights, combine it with discounted gorilla permits - US$350 instead of US$500 - and you will have the perfect last minute advent...
22 March 2013
VS Update on Homosexuality Bill in Uganda 21 March 2013
There have been reports of concern about travelling to Uganda because of the Homosexuality Bill introduced in Parliament in 2012...
19 March 2013
For intrepid last-minute adventurers living in East Africa, Volcanoes has put together the perfect Easter package!
Spend Easter weekend in Bwindi! Track the endangered mountain gorilla...
15 March 2013
Volcanoes Safaris is excited to remind you of the various airlines that are flying into both Uganda and Rwanda!
Flights to Uganda are available from British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Ai...
14 March 2013
Fancy taking a break from your hectic city lifestyle this Spring? Then join one of our flying temptation safaris in Uganda!
In Bwindi, track the endangered mountain gorillas in their n...
12 March 2013
Check out our new video about the Volcanoes Collection of lodges!
Volcanoes Safaris takes you on an unforgettable journey into the misty forests of Uganda and Rwanda and gives you...