Tag Archives: Uganda

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…

Kidepo
February 22, 2013

Kidepo NP Celebrates 50th Year

Kidepo Valley National Park, one of the most remote National Parks in Uganda located in the North Easterly region, is celebrating 50 years of National Park status this year. There are plans within the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to celebrate the milestone with a Golden Jubilee year! The park itself covers an area of 1442km²…

Seven Wonders
February 15, 2013

Nile One of the Seven…

The strong start to the year for Uganda continues as it receives even more international recognition for it’s natural excellence, this time naming the Source of the Nile one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa! The announcement marks the culmination of the first half of the Seven Wonders of Africa Project, which was founded…

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…

Sculpture Gallery Exhibition
January 8, 2013

Sculpture Gallery New Exhibition

The new Rwenzori Sculpture Gallery is open by appointment and the current exhibition is showcasing the local talent from the nearby bronze foundry which is going down a storm! The Sculpture Gallery is located an hour’s drive away from Volcanoes Kyambura Gorge Lodge, at the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains in a stunning architect-designed building…

Birding Hub
December 14, 2012

Uganda is Declared a Birding…

Uganda has been declared one of the prime destinations for birdwatching in 2013, continuing the boost from the Lonely Planet 2012 award of Best Tourism Destination into a new year. Nature Uganda had teamed up with Birdlife International, a global conservation organisation focusing on the protection of birds and their habitats, to study the bird…

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