Month: July 2012

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Explaining Gorilla Differences

There are two types of gorillas: Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas. Lowland Gorillas are found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mountain Gorillas are only found in the Virunga area, shared between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda. In many regards, […]

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Iby’lwacu: Preserving Rwandan Culture

At the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village near Kinigi, Rwanda, 12 young men wearing blue loincloths and brightly colored beaded sashes leap into the air and swing their heads up and down, their long blonde headdresses whipping in wide arcs. Landing on the ground in unison, they cry out and stamp their feet, causing the ground to […]

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New 2013 Prices with Low Season Rates!

Volcanoes Safaris’ new safari rates for 2013 are now published and available on our website! We are delighted to announce that there has been no increase in prices at any of the lodges in the Volcanoes Collection; Virunga Lodge, Rwanda, Bwindi Lodge, Uganda, Mount Gahinga Lodge, Uganda and Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Uganda.  Our new published […]

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Participate in the Craft of Bee Keeping!

The VSPT now offers our guests at Kyambura Gorge Lodge the opportunity to participate in and learn the craft of bee keeping. The hives were put in place by the VSPT to demonstrate to the local community how they can use bee hives to deter elephants from raiding their crops (elephants have a natural fear […]

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Uganda: Top Destination for Birding!

You may or may not be aware that Uganda is currently one of the most exciting destinations for birders in the world. The Albertine Rift and the surrounding areas have a spectacular diversity! Recently Johnny Kamugish, renomated birding guide in Uganda, spotted what looked like a Sooty Chat but soon discovered that it was, in […]

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