Tag Archives: Rwanda

David
September 17, 2016

Meet David, Virunga Lodge Manager

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 Ugandan, how did you end up in Rwanda? I am originally from Bushenyi, in Western Uganda. I started work for another Kenyan tour company who had…

Virunga-Lodge
September 17, 2016

NEW Dian Fossey Map Room

Virunga Lodge commemorates Dian Fossey’s pioneering work with Map Room To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Dian Fossey in 1986 and the 50th anniversary of the founding of Karisoke Research Centre by Fossey in 1967, Virunga Lodge is delighted to announce the building of the Dian Fossey Map Room. Facing the magical Virunga Volcanoes, the specially commissioned Dian Fossey Map Room, designed in conjunction with Studio FH,…

BLO-Bored Gorilla-XX13
August 8, 2016

NEW Low Season Rates

We are very happy to share our reduced low season rates available now! With new rates for our flagship property, Virunga Lodge, starting at $500 pp/pn. This is a 40% savings! Additionally, Mount Gahinga Lodge pp/pn from $135, Bwindi Lodge from $188 pp/pn, and Kyambura Lodge from $210 pp/pn. Take advantage of these excellent new rates today. Please contact your dedicated sales…

RCSF cricket Guinness Kigali, Volcanoes Safaris
May 6, 2016

World Record cricket attempt! 11-13…

World Record Attempt of the Longest Individual Cricket Net Session, Kigali Rwanda 11-13 May In an exciting collaboration, Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation (RCFS) and Volcanoes Safaris, owner of Virunga Lodge, one of Rwanda’s most exclusive lodges, are organising a Guinness world record attempt of the longest individual net session by the Rwanda National team Captain Eric…

Nat Geo Tour
July 4, 2013

Volcanoes Hosts NatGeo 125 Year…

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…

Kwita Izina
May 6, 2013

Visit 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 public 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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