Volcanoes News

KYA- banda exterior 1-TM11Follow 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 gorilla safari tour 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!



We are delighted to announce that Virunga Lodge has been named Africa’s Best Romantic Retreat at the 6th Annual World Boutique Hotel Awards. The
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October 3, 2016

Bwindi Bar wins PURE…


We are excited to announce that Bwindi Bar has won the PURE Community Engagement Award for 2016! Thank you to everyone who voted for this amazing
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September 17, 2016

Meet David, Virunga Lodge…


Q:How long have you been working for Volcanoes? A: My goodness – a very long time now! In July this year it will be twelve years Q: As a
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September 17, 2016

NEW Dian Fossey Map…


Virunga Lodge commemorates Dian Fossey’s pioneering work with Map Room To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Dian Fossey in
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Joselyne Bwindi Lodge Manager

Q: How long have you been working for Volcanoes Safaris? A: I have been working for Volcanoes for about five years now. I have spent most of my time
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August 8, 2016

NEW Low Season Rates

BLO-Bored Gorilla-XX13

We are very happy to share our reduced low season rates available now! With new rates for our flagship property, Virunga Lodge, starting at
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