3 Days Dian Fossey Grave Tour

This trip will take you to Parc Nationale des Volcans in Rwanda for hiking. Karisoke scientific base was established by Dian Fossey in the saddle area between two volcanoes; Mt Visoke and Mt Karisimbi (from which the name Karisoke is derived). The camp site stands at an altitude of around 3000m (over 9000 ft) and was abandoned during the unrest of the 1990’s. All that remains today is the graveyard where several of Dian Fossey’s favourite gorillas were buried. Dian Fossey is also buried near the graves of her beloved gorillas.

  • Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 2: Hike to the Dian Fossey Grave
  • Day 3: Reserved for departure

Inclusions

  • Park Entrance
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Transport by 4wheel drive safari car
  • Full time English speaking driver guide
  • All activities in the itinerary
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Medical insurance
  • Airfares/international flights
  • Personal expenses such as personal laundry, telephone, cigarettes, alcohol, drinks, tips, accommodation and meals that are not part of your travel plan as well as other activities.

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

You will meet our safari guide and after a briefing session, transfer to Kigali for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial museum, local markets, handicraft shops, the Moslem quarter in Nyamirambo and the Franco-Rwanda cultural centre. Have lunch and then transfer to Parc National des Volcans.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Mid-Range : Da Vinci Lodge or Similar
Budget : Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Hike to the Dian Fossey Grave

This morning, you will participate in the trek to Karisoke Gorilla Research Centre which Dian Fossey, the famous primatologist set up. Because of her struggle to protect the endangered mountain gorilla in Rwanda, a voluntary project was found called; Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. Please note that this adventurous activity takes a full day.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Mid-Range : Le Bambou Lodge
Budget : Kinigi Guest House
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3: Reserved for departure

Have breakfast and later be transferred back to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.

Accommodation Plan
Luxury : N/A
Mid-Range : N/A
Budget : N/A
Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

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3 Days Dian Fossey Grave Tour

TOUR CODE:(WTA-005)

  • Safari Duration : 3 Days
  • Destinations
    • › Kigali
    • › Volcanoes NP
  • Safari Price : $ 1,290 pp