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Dian Fossey Tomb Hike

Rwanda, Northern Province, Kigali
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1 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size



English, French


Dian Fossey was an American Primatologist and conservationist; who dedicated her life to the study and protection of Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda. She established the Karisoke Research Center in the Volcanoes National Park and spent several years studying and documenting the behavior of these endangered creatures. Fossey’s work brought global attention to the plight of Mountain Gorillas and significantly contributed to their conservation efforts. The Dian Fossey tomb hike tour offers a unique blend of adventure, education, and conservation. It allows visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and learn about the life, legacy and work of Dian Fossey.


  • Visit Dian Fossey Tomb (Primatologist and Conservationist)
  • Karisoke Research Center


4:30 AM: Departure from Kigali
4:30 AM: Departure from Kigali

Start early in the morning at 4:30am from Kigali and drive 2-3 hours to the Volcanoes National Park, where Dian Fossey's tomb is located. The morning begins by reporting to the Kinigi Park Office at 7:00 AM to meet the ranger guides for a briefing. Around 8:00 AM, a 30-minute drive takes you to the starting point of the Mount Bisoke trek, located just outside the park at the car parking area. At the beginning of the hike, you will be given a walking stick free of charge and there will be available porters whom you can hire to carry your bags and assist you during the trek. After spending some time at the research center, you will begin your descent back to the starting point. From there, you will drive to a local restaurant for lunch before returning to Kigali. END OF THE TOUR!


  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Dian Fossey Hiking permit
  • Private transportation, with driver guide and fuel
  • Local Lunch
  • Complimentary bottled water provided in the car.
  • Local taxes and handling charges
  • Items of personal nature
  • Meals and beverages; not mentioned above
  • Travel and health insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities

Tour Length

Full day (7+ hours)

Tour's Location

Rwanda, Northern Province, Kigali
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Organized by

Ikaze Rwanda Tours

Member Since 2023

Information Contact





+250 781 850 001