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!
18 May 2012
Travelscope continues its winning run on American television by being nominated for not one but three Emmys after episodes including their feature on the endangered mountain gorillas in...
16 May 2012
Volcanoes Safaris celebrates fifteen years as pioneers of great ape tourism and providing unique eco-luxury experiences in Uganda and Rwanda!
Set up in 1997, fifteen years ago by Prave...
15 May 2012
The 8th Annual Gorilla Naming Ceremony will take place in Rwanda on the 16th June and is open to all Volcanoes clients and guests travelling in Rwanda at that time!
Every year in the m...
14 May 2012
There have been reports of instability near Virunga National Park in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This does not affect travel to the gorilla parks of Southern ...
10 May 2012
Volcanoes takes to the sky this summer! Find out about the new flying safaris and last minute gorilla permits availability!
Volcanoes Safaris is happy to announce that new chartered fl...
9 May 2012
Update on the Private Members Bill on Homosexuality in the Ugandan Parliament 6 May 2012
A private members bill on homosexuality introduced in the Ugandan Parliament has caused controv...
9 May 2012
The best way for us to describe to you what it’s like to visit Africa on one of our safari packages is to do just that – pick a package and describe what it’s like fro...
3 May 2012
Volcanoes Safaris is proud to have joined the elite club of travel companies known as the Bespoke Travel Club. The Bespoke Travel Club is a collection of small and specialist travel com...
19 April 2012
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has responded to Uganda being ranked as one of the top travel destinations in the world by Lonely Planet by introducing new initiatives to improve co...