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


September 23, 2015

Kwita Izina 2015


Kwita Izina, the annual gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda, took place on the 5th of September 2015. This year’s ceremony was the largest since
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September 15, 2015

Did you know that…

9 Gorilla

An interesting study recently conducted at Buffalo Zoo, New York, has discovered that gorillas have individual responses to different kinds of music,
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September 11, 2015

Into the Virungas


“Into the Virungas” is an inspiring conversation between Volcanoes Safaris' founder and passionate conservationist, Praveen Moman, and Sophy
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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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