Specialists Volcanoes Safaris provide memorable African Primate safaris to trek the endangered mountain gorillas and also chimpanzees in their natural habitat.  Observing their behaviour is a truly fascinating experience and you cannot help but feel in awe of them. 

Volcanoes Safaris is now offering its own eco-luxury lodges on an exclusive hire basis. Ideal for a once-in-a-lifetime experience which cannot be beaten, the unique peaceful setting of the lodges offers access to various great ape species, wildlife, a myriad of exotic birds and vibrant local communities and much more. 

There are three lodges in Uganda and one in Rwanda.  Each lodge is managed by a welcoming team who will enhance each visitor’s stay with exceptional service, knowledge and a bespoke approach.

Virunga Lodge, Rwanda is located in a spectacular hilltop location, overlooking the Virunga volcanoes, and glistening Ruhondo and Bulera lakes.  The lodge comprises of ten luxury bandas.

This particular area of Rwanda is well-known as an exceptional location for tracking the endangered mountain gorillas. 

Example package:

A short 3-nights stay at Volcanoes’ Virunga Lodge in northern Rwanda offers the opportunity to engage with the endangered mountain gorillas in the forests, on the slopes of the Virunga volcanoes.

Highlights Include:

Gorilla Tracking in Parc National des Volcans (PNV)

Golden Monkey Tracking in Parc National des Volcans (PNV)

A visit to Dian Fossey’s Grave and the Karisoke Research Centre

Watching delightful Intore dance performances at the Lodge

Visiting the Mwiko Primary School Community Support Project

For those passionate about primate conservation and engaging with these fascinating, intelligent animals, Volcanoes Safaris will ensure that your especial trip is one which you will never, ever forget.

To find out more about the packages available:

Telephone: + 44 3333 239 740 (London office)