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!


VSPT-Kyenzaza Primary School

The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust held two football matches last weekend for the guests celebrating Easter at Kyambura Gorge
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March 1, 2016

Gorilla permit promotion

19 Gorilla

Did you know …? April and May are two of the best months to visit the gorillas in Uganda. Why? Because during these months, the Uganda
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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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7 Bwindi Overview

Volcanoes Safaris has exciting news for all those intrepid travellers planning a visit to Uganda this year! We are offering special rates for our
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World Bank managing director with Volcanoes Safaris staff.

Managing Director and Operating Officer of World Bank Paid and the Kigali World Bank team Sri Mulyani Indrawati, joined us
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January 23, 2015

Upgrading of the bandas…


We are delighted to announce the upgrading of the existing eight bandas at Virunga lodge. Two bandas have already been completed and by May 2015 we
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