Tag Archives: Virunga

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…

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…

Progress with Mwiko School
November 22, 2012

VSPT Progress with Mwiko School!

We are pleased to announce that the VSPT have agreed to sponsor and conduct roofing at Mwiko School near our Virunga Lodge! The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) is a non-profit organisation that carries out community and conservation work around each of the four eco-luxury Volcanoes Safaris lodges. Around our Virunga Lodge in Rwanda, we…

Virunga Certificate of Excellence
August 20, 2012

Virunga Certificate of Excellence!

It’s a week of award-winning celebrations for Volcanoes Safaris as our second award rolls in! Virunga Lodge has been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2012! The Certificate of Excellence honours only those properties that consistently earn top ratings from guests and are “the most exceptional performers in TripAdvisor’s global business community”. it is a tremendous…

Virunga Endangered Primates
May 4, 2012

Virunga’s Other Endangered Primates

With my muscles still aching from the steep climb to reach the Susa gorilla family two days earlier, I walked into the Volcanoes National Park headquarters in Kinigi, Rwanda, to sign in for another trek. I had been so nervous before that first gorilla trek wondering how I would handle the high-altitude climb and if…