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Launch of the Kyambura Gorge Eco-tourism Project

Volcanoes Safaris Launch of the Kyambura Gorge Eco Tourism Project

  Volcanoes Safaris has launched the Kyambura Gorge Eco-tourism Project, a series of community and conservation activities developed since 2009 to safeguard the Kyambura Gorge ecosystem. Dr. Johannes Refisch, Coordinator for GRASP – the UN Great Ape Program, said “This is an excellent example of private sector social and environmental responsibility. We are very proud […]

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Volcanoes Lodges: A Year in Pictures

Volcanoes Safaris Beautiful High Mountains

Volcanoes Lodges have had a fantastic year! So many exciting developments have taken place. A new video entitled Praveen Moman: Celebrating Gorillas and Communities was launched celebrating twenty years of Volcanoes pioneering gorilla and chimpanzee ecotourism. A new collection of aerial shots highlighting the unique location of each lodge in the dramatic Albertine Rift Valley have been released. Virunga Lodge […]

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The Batwa of Mgahinga new video

Volcanoes Safaris Heart View

To celebrate the building of the Gahinga Batwa Village, a film entitled The Batwa of Mgahinga has been launched. Click here to play Updates from the Gahinga Batwa Village Volcanoes Safaris and Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT), with the support of the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund and Volcanoes’ guests, has built a permanent village for the Batwa. Guests staying at Mount Gahinga Lodge can share the culture of […]

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2018 Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda

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Volcanoes Safaris team was honoured to participate to the 2018 Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda, held on 7th September at the Volcanoes National Park headquarters in Kiningi. The birth of 18 newborn gorilla babies was celebrated on the day and each baby was also give a name, for easier identification in their respective […]

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Celebrating the beginning of Volcanoes Safaris at Mount Gahinga Lodge

Volcanoes Safaris Adventure Time

Praveen Moman, the founder of Volcanoes Safaris, first went walking near Gahinga in 1966 aged twelve with his father Kuldip Rai Moman. Over thirty years later, in 1997 he returned to the region to help rebuild gorilla tourism and the following year started to build Mount Gahinga Lodge, the first Volcanoes Safaris lodge. Those were difficult days in […]

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