Tag Archives: Rwanda

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

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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April 22, 2013

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…

Journey to Uganda and Rwanda
March 15, 2013

The Journey to Uganda and…

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…

Rebecca and Mountain Gorillas
January 25, 2013

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…

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