Volcanoes Safaris Blog

Gorilla permit promotion

10 VL Baby Gorilla 2 RS14

Did you know …? April and May are two of the best months to visit the gorillas in Uganda. Why? Because during these months, the Uganda Wildlife Authority reduces the price of a gorilla tracking permit from $600 per person to just $450 per person. For East African residents with a work permit, the cost […]

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Kwita Izina 2015

Kwita Izina, the annual gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda, took place on the 5th of September 2015. This year’s ceremony was the largest since its inception, with over 30,000 people attending! Even better news is that this year’s ceremony saw the highest number of newborn baby mountain gorillas welcomed into the Parc National des Volcans. […]

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Did you know that mountain gorillas have taste in music?

Gahinga Gorilla

An interesting study recently conducted at Buffalo Zoo, New York, has discovered that gorillas have individual responses to different kinds of music, much like humans! Researchers observed three Western lowland gorillas – Koga, Sydney and Lilly – listening to various different sounds, including sounds of the rainforest (natural), Chopin (Classical), or Muse (rock). All of […]

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Low Season Gorilla Permits

Virunga Gorilla Trekking

Calling all intrepid last-minute adventurers-Come face-to-face with the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda this April and May. Book now and pay $350 only! Overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge offers a truly unique jungle experience. Separated by nothing more than an idyllic stream, the gorillas themselves are frequent visitors to the finest […]

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