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Volcanoes Safaris Lodges Recognised in Travel + Leisure 2023 World’s Best Awards

Aerial photo of Volcanoes Safaris Virunga Lodge

Volcanoes Safaris is delighted to announce that Virunga Lodge in Rwanda and Mount Gahinga Lodge in Uganda have been listed in Travel + Leisure readers’ favorite safari lodges in Africa 2023.

Virunga Lodge was listed second and Mount Gahinga Lodge fifth, completing an amazing double recognition for Volcanoes Safaris. We are incredibly honored to receive these awards.

Our six-day Virunga and Gahinga gorilla safari will give you a unique insight into the world of the mountain gorillas, their habitats, and the communities that live nearby.

“It’s been a great year again for Volcanoes lodges in the Travel + Leisure awards! Thank you to all our staff, guests, trade partners and friends for all your support!”.

Kevin James
Chief Operating Officer
Volcanoes Safaris

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To protect gorillas from disease, no children under 15 years are allowed to go gorilla tracking. For guests booking a stay at Virunga Lodge, please note that the minimum age limit for children at Virunga Lodge is 12 years.
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Safari Activities

Chimpanzee Tracking

Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor is nothing short of exhilarating. The chimps effortlessly cross and scamper through the trees above the gorge, and visitors on the other hand must cross the river using natural bridges in order to keep up with the chimps. So although the walk usually lasts only 2–3 hours, descending the steep gorge and crossing the log bridges over the river requires some agility and fitness.

Chimpanzee tracking is also available in nearby Kalinzu, a forest reserve 30 minutes drive from Kyambura Gorge Lodge where there is a community of about 40 habituated chimpanzees.