Month: November 2012

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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 […]

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Update: Goma 19 November 2012

Update on the situation in Goma in Eastern DRC 19 November 2012 There have been recent reports of instability near the city of Goma in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. These reports do not affect travel to the gorilla parks of Southern Uganda (Bwindi and Mgahinga) and Rwanda (Parc National des […]

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Increase in Mountain Gorilla Numbers!

We are delighted to announce that census data released today by the Uganda Wildlife Authority has revealed that the number of mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda has risen from the 2006 estimate of 302 to a minimum of 400 in 2011! This now brings the total world population of mountain gorillas up […]

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Volcanoes Offers Flying Safaris!

Volcanoes Safaris is happy to remind you the opening of new scheduled flights that will make the rare mountain gorillas more accessible to tourists than ever before!   In Uganda, Aerolink operates scheduled flights within the country that drastically cut the travel time of guests and greatly improve the experience as well! Aerolink flights offer […]

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