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Announcement on immediate increase in price of gorilla permits by Rwanda Development Board

Bwindi Safari Gorillas

Dear Colleague The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) announced on 6 May that there will be an immediate increase in the price of a gorilla permit in Rwanda from US $750 to US $1,500. The reasons for this increase are given in the attached letter from RDB. All tourism companies will be implementing this increase with immediate […]

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Remembering Dian Fossey at Virunga Lodge

Dian Fossey Map Room

On 02 March we celebrated the opening of the new Dian Fossey Map Room at our Virunga Lodge. This stunning space pays homage to the conservationists and explorers of the Virunga volcanoes from 1870 to 1985 through a series of specially researched panels. In addition to an educational space, this stunning room will provide Virunga […]

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T+L World’s Best Awards

Virunga Main Lodge Exterior View

Dear Friends, From all of us at Volcanoes Safaris, thank you for making 2016 a great year. Looking at 2017, we are thrilled to inform you that our Bwindi Lodge has been included in the survey for Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards. We are extremely pleased with this recognition and hope you can […]

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The challenge of conservation travel in the Congo Basin – a keynote speech, Kigali

Gorilla

On 25 November 2016, “visionary conservationist” Praveen Moman, Founder of Volcanoes Safaris, delivered the keynote speech at the Congo Basin Forest Partnership’s 16th Meeting of Parties in Kigali, Rwanda. View all images of the 16th Meeting of @cbfp_pfbc Parties https://t.co/WZHo46mwJP pic.twitter.com/phEDOdG7aQ — CBFP-PFBC (@cbfp_pfbc) December 9, 2016 In his speech, Praveen discussed “The challenge of conservation travel […]

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