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!
17 April 2012
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 Kyambura Gorge and Queen Elizab...
11 April 2012
Volcanoes Co-Founder Praveen Moman has been interviewed by PURE TV for their online interview series. He answers questions on PURE, Volcanoes and the future of Experiential Tourism in t...
29 March 2012
Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge lies at the edge of the dense jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to over half of the world’s mountain goril...
16 March 2012
One lucky couple will win a trip to our beautiful and unique Kyambura Gorge Lodge in Uganda worth over £3000 ($5000).
15 March 2012
The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust, in association with Malaika Honey, has launched a beekeeping initiative near Kyambura Gorge on the southern boundary of Queen Elizabeth National...
13 March 2012
Congratualtions to Travelscope for winning a total of seven Telly Awards, including one for their episode with the gorillas, filmed at our Virunga Lodge!
8 March 2012
Scientists in Cambridge, UK, have decoded the DNA of the gorilla, finding that they are 98% similar to humans at a genetic level, which makes them more similar to us than previously tho...
5 March 2012
Following a number of previous visits to Bwindi Lodge, the Rushegura gorilla group has once again decided to make a surprise appearance, delighting the lucky guests in the process!...
23 February 2012
Volcanoes Safaris is delighted to have a feature in the Financial Times’s luxury lifestyle magazine, How to Spend It. The article focuses on our new Lodge in Kyambura ne...