Lodge Category: Virunga Lodge

Virunga Solar Power Project

Sunset View, Virunga Lodge Rwanda

The Virunga Lodge Solar Power project aims to provide access to electricity to local communities around Virunga Lodge. Electricity is the first step to improving the welfare of households, it is essential for a family to progress, to allow school-going children to read in the evening and for families to access information. Volcanoes Safaris has […]

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Alexis Mporana

Alexis Mporana

Alexis is originally from DRC (Congo). He has worked for Volcanoes Safaris for 6 years, gaining experience in the Ugandan lodges first. He joined Virunga Lodge as a butler and is now Assistant Manager. He has a real passion for wildlife, especially birds.

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Dian Fossey Map Room

The Dian Fossey Map Room has been built in honour of Dr. Dian Fossey, the pioneer primatologist who set up the Karisoke Center high in the Virunga volcanoes in 1967. Visit the permanent exhibition in the Map Room charting the ‘Conservationists and Explorers of the Virunga Volcanoes’ from 1850 to 1985 when Fossey died or […]

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