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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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 […]

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Travelscope receives 3 Emmy Nominations!

Travelscope continues its winning run on American television by being nominated for not one but three Emmys after episodes including their feature on the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda! During their filming they stayed at Volcanoes Virunga Lodge and experienced one of our safaris, meeting the local community and visiting the Agashya gorilla group! We […]

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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 […]

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