Tag Archives: Rwanda

Nat Geo Tour

Volcanoes Hosts NatGeo 125 Year Tour

National Geographic, the most famous nature and travel organisation in the world, is celebrating its 125th birthday this year and the celebrations included a journey to the gorillas in Rwanda!
Part of the series of celebrations that NG has put together to commemorate the milestone was a trip for a large group to Rwanda to track [...]

Kwita Izina

Kwita Izina 2013!

Kwita Izina, the Rwandan ceremony of giving a name to a newborn baby gorilla, is a welcome tradition for local Rwandese. The event is a celebration of the success of Gorilla conservation through the actual naming of the newly borns. It highlights one of Rwanda’s main attractions, while educating the public about Mountain Gorilla conservation [...]

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Kim’s Gorilla Dream Comes True!

Rwanda is a small country with big assets and I had the opportunity in 2006 to experience its most treasured asset – the Mountain Gorillas.
I have to admit that prior to seeing the movie Gorillas in the Mist, I was not aware of their existence so I am indebted to Dian Fossey for bringing their [...]

Journey to Uganda and Rwanda

The Journey to Uganda and Rwanda

Volcanoes Safaris is excited to remind you of the various airlines that are flying into both Uganda and Rwanda!
Flights to Uganda are available from British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines, African Express, South Africa Airways and Kenya Airways.
Flights within Uganda are offered by Aerolink which operates twice daily [...]

Rebecca and Mountain Gorillas

Rebecca and the Mountain Gorillas

Early one dreary morning in March 2004, my BBC Wildlife plopped onto the doormat. While waiting for my lift to work to arrive, I quickly scanned through the articles, but came to an abrupt halt in the advertisement section; Journey to the Gorillas, Volcanoes Safaris it read. A trip was booked in less than 24 [...]

Imbabazi Support

Volcanoes Supports Imbabazi Orphanage

Volcanoes Safaris is supporting the Imbabazi Orphanage as it celebrates Roz Carr’s 100th Birthday on the 28th August 2012.
To celebrate, the Orphanage is holding a benefit which will include a raffle for some fantastic prizes including 2 nights in Volcanoes Kyambura Gorge Lodge. Tickets for the raffle can be purchased at designated ticket locations in [...]