Tag Archives: Uganda

Joselyne Bwindi Lodge Manager
August 12, 2016

Meet Joselyne, Bwindi Lodge Manager

  Q:How long have you been working for Volcanoes? A: I have been working for Volcanoes for about 5 years now. I have spent most of my time here in Bwindi. Q: What is your favourite thing about working in Bwindi? I love working for Volcanoes Safaris and taking care of our guests. I also…

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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…

Visit Uganda, the Pearl of Africa
August 8, 2016

NEW Online Uganda Visa Application

The Government of Uganda has introduced an online visa application system for all persons intending to visit Uganda or East Africa for tourism and/or business. Single entry visas into Uganda only have reverted to $50 per person. The East African Tourist Visa remains at $100. Applications for Ugandan visas or East African Tourist visas should…

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June 2, 2016

Silverchef Competition 2016

Last week Gorilla Highlands hosted the second annual Silverchef Competition at the Cephas Inn in Kabale, South West Uganda. The cook out had chefs from Uganda and Rwanda competing against each other to win a Silver Hat Trophy. The different lodges and hotels that competed were Bunyonyi Overland Resort, Cephas Inn, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge,…

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July 5, 2013

Uganda Uncovered – Roxy’s First…

Uganda is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully diverse countries with forests and plains, primates and game with the most welcoming friendly inhabitants. There is so much variation in the country, not just the landscapes, but also the different species you will find out there. My first stop was to Kyambura Gorge Lodge, situated outside…

Bush Meat Crisis
May 24, 2013

Bush Meat Crisis in Uganda!

A report into conservation in Uganda has detailed that there is a bush meat crisis caused by the hunting of game in protected areas that is being swept under the carpet in conservation circles. The study has been called ‘Wildlife Conservation and Bush Meat Crisis Survey’ and, unlike the guilty parties hunting the game animals,…

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