January 9, 2018

10 DAYS UGANDA GORILLAS AND WILDLIFE (NEW)

10 DAYS UGANDA GORILLAS AND WILDLIFE (NEW) Meet the Batwa pygmies, join us for a game drive, and come gorilla trekking in Uganda! Then let’s go […]
August 11, 2018

11 DAY ITINERARY: PLAINS AND PRIMATES SAFARI TO KENYA AND RWANDA

11 DAY ITINERARY: PLAINS AND PRIMATES SAFARI TO KENYA AND RWANDA   One of our classic programs where you game view in the vast plains for the […]
August 11, 2018

14 DAY ITINERARY: PRIVATE TANZANIA SAFARI & GORILLA TREKKING TO RWANDA

14 DAY ITINERARY: PRIVATE TANZANIA SAFARI & GORILLA TREKKING TO RWANDA This safari offers a privately guided game viewing experience to Tanzania and Rwanda. You travel as […]
January 9, 2018

3 DAY GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI NATIONAL PARK, UGANDA (NEW)

3 DAY GORILLA TRACKING IN BWINDI NATIONAL PARK, UGANDA (NEW) Explore a primeval forest so thick and lush that it’s called ‘Bwindi’ (impenetrable). Come join us […]
January 9, 2018

5 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING AND WILDLIFE (NEW)

5 DAYS GORILLA TRACKING AND WILDLIFE (NEW) Meet the Batwa pygmies, go mountain gorilla trekking, go on a boat cruise and enjoy exciting game drives in […]
January 9, 2018

5 DAYS GORILLAS AND CHIMPS (NEW)

5 DAYS GORILLAS AND CHIMPS (NEW) Meet the Batwa pygmies, go mountain gorilla trekking twice, see where the youngest king on the planet lived, and visit […]
August 11, 2018

5 DAYS RWANDA-UGANDA VOLUNTOURISM ITINERARY

5 Days  Rwanda-Uganda Voluntourism Itinerary You can join Virunga voluntourism program The word “travel” has different meaning to different people. For some, it’s camping with friends in […]
January 27, 2018

AGRO-TOURISM SLOWLY TAKING ROOT AROUND THE VIRUNGA MASSIF

Tourism is one of the largest and fastest economic sectors in the world today. Countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) […]
July 30, 2018

AN UPSTART PROMOTING TOURISM, CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AROUND THE VIRUNGA MASSIF

The Democratic Republic of Congo, found in the heart of Africa should be a rich country. It has minerals. It has wildlife. It has all that […]
December 25, 2017

ART FOR CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

ART FOR CONSERVATION PROGRAMS In Rwanda, art for conservation is an increasing modern phenomena, especially in young children to inspire their talents such as drawings, painting […]
December 25, 2017

BEE-KEEPING COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

BEE-KEEPING COMMUNITY PROGRAMS The Virunga bee-Keeping Community Programs aim to help bee-keepers in the Virunga massif to establish cooperatives and viable business plans in line with […]
August 11, 2018

BEST TIMES TO VISIT RWANDA

Many tour operators and hospitality industry players are decrying the low tourism season in Rwanda at the moment. However, there are other operators and tourism players like Virunga […]
July 30, 2018

Booking Gorilla Permit Discount in Rwanda and DRC

Booking Gorilla Permit Discount in Rwanda and DRC In May 2017, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) announced the increment of gorilla trekking fee from USD 750 […]
February 11, 2019

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

August 11, 2018

CHINA-DRC WILDLIFE EXPORT DEAL OFF AFTER WORLDWIDE PRESSURE

The proposed deal between the Democratic Republic of Congo and China where a number of wildlife from DRC were to be taken to two Chinese zoos […]
August 11, 2018

CHINESE TOURISTS VISIT DIAN FOSSEY TOMB

Recently a group of Chinese tourists visited Dian Fossey graveyard in Karisoke Research Center, Musanze district. This comes in the backdrop of Rwanda and Chinese governments […]
July 30, 2018

CONSERVATION EFFORT AROUND VIRUNGA MASSIF BEARING FRUITS

The Virunga massif, straddling Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the home to the fabled but endangered Mountain gorillas. It’s also a sanctuary […]
January 9, 2018

DOMESTIC TOURISM

DOMESTIC TOURISM Enjoy a weekend getaway in Rwanda with Domestic Tour Packages from Virunga Programs, your gateway to the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’. Virunga Programs […]
January 27, 2018

DR CONGO’S KAHUZI BIEGA PARK: LOWLAND GORILLAS, VOLCANOES AND MORE

Most people believe that tourism in the eastern part of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is just about the mountain gorillas. I used to believe that […]
August 2, 2018

ELECTION OF NEW OFFICIALS

Virunga Community Programs held its annual general meeting on 30 May 2018. The main agenda of the meeting was election of new officials, since the term of […]