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


baby gorilla

In Rwanda, it is once again that time of year when the newborn baby mountain gorillas are named. This annual ceremony is called Kwita Izina and is an
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August 12, 2015

Bwindi Bar

Guests at Bwindi Bar

On 4th August 2015, the Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) opened the Bwindi Bar located near the Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge on the edge
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Seven lions have been introduced into Akagera National Park in Rwanda this week. In June, African Parks in partnership with the Rwanda Development
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After 15 years, lions are going to be reintroduced into Akagera National Park, Rwanda. Lions became extinct following the Rwanda genocide of 1994
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June 26, 2015

Virunga Refurb!

We refurbished three more rooms at Virunga Lodge last May! Seven of the ten rooms at Virunga Lodge have now been upgraded…and with only three
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June 18, 2015

The Batwa of Gahinga

Rupert Shanks, Jocelyn Cox, Rory Trust and Rory Maclean, filmmakers from The Guardian Newspaper in the UK, travelled to Uganda to film a documentary
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