Nyakagezi Gorilla Group Return Home

We are delighted to announce that the Nyakagezi Gorilla Group, long-time residents of Mgahinga National Park, has just returned home from Rwanda! There are a total of 80 mountain gorillas in Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, but the travelling Nyakagezi group are the only habituated group for tourism. Their recent arrival in the park before […]

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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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UWA Lowers Gorilla Permit Price!

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has just released some fantastic news for gorilla tracking in Uganda! They have announced a low season promotion to enable visitors to enjoy their gorilla tracking experience at a discounted price. The promotional prices will apply for visitors wishing to track the gorillas in Uganda during November 2012 or April and […]

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Volcanoes’ 15th Birthday Party!

Volcanoes Safaris celebrated its 15th Anniversary in style at an event in Kampala on 7th September. It also marked its work as pioneers in great ape tourism and as a leader in the safari and adventure travel world. Vanessa Townsend, Sales and Marketing Manager for Volcanoes, described it not only as a celebration of Volcanoes […]

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Rwenzori Visitor Centre Opens

The new Rwenzori Mountains National Park visitor centre, one of the last projects of the Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift program (STAR), is open for business! The STAR program is funded by USAID and has handed the centre over to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). The new centre will offer visitors to the park […]

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