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VS Wins Conde Nast World Saver Award!

Volcanoes Safaris is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a winner of the 2013 World Saver Awards for small hotel chains, by Condé Nast Traveler, for its extensive contributions to conservation and humanitarian initiatives. The annual awards, which have been running for 25 years, are among the most coveted in the travel industry, honoring visionary [...]

Hope in Coffee Cup

Brewing Hope in a Coffee Cup!

Our Coffee Cooperative in Kyambura Gorge is gaining fame for the quality of their Omwani coffee and has recently been featured in the Daily Monitor!
According to the Daily Monitor, the coffe is ‘gaining a reputation for its quality’, which is great news for the women who have been working hard to ensure the quality is [...]

VS Wins 2012 GVA

VS Wins The 2012 Global Vision Award!

Volcanoes Safaris is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a winner of the 2012 Travel and Leisure Global Vision Award for sustainability, a prestigious award that recognises ‘visionaries’ for their efforts in ‘changing the world for the better’.
Introduced in 2005, the Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of individuals and organizations that are [...]

15th Birthday Party

Volcanoes’ 15th Birthday Party!

Volcanoes Safaris celebrated its 15th Anniversary in style at an event in Kampala on 7th September. It also marked its work as pioneers in great ape tourism and as a leader in the safari and adventure travel world.
Vanessa Townsend, Sales and Marketing Manager for Volcanoes, described it not only as a celebration of Volcanoes but [...]

Kyambura World Savers

Kyambura Gorge a World Saver Finalist!

Conde Nast Traveler magazine has nominated Volcanoes Safaris Kyambura Gorge Lodge as a Finalist in its prestigious World Saver awards!
The World Savers Awards have run since 2007 and recognise travel organisations from all over the world that are ‘powerful forces of positive change within their industries’. They have a number of criteria upon which entries [...]

Olympic Gold

Graceful Gold for the Pearl of Africa

FARMER’S SON BRINGS HOME THE BACON AS UGANDA CELEBRATES OLYMPIC GOLD!
Volcanoes Safaris are delighted to join in the celebrations and congratulations to Uganda’s very own Marathon Man Stephen Kiprotich on his stunning gold medal in the Olympic Marathon in London.
Kiprotich, 23, a farmers’ son from the Kapchorwa District close to the Kenyan border, wasn’t even [...]