1 Days 0 Nights Discover the Dian Fossey Tomb: A Special Tour in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda from USD 726


Introduction: Get ready for an emotional journey as we explore the remarkable life of Dian Fossey, a heroic scientist who devoted her life to saving mountain gorillas. Join us on this private tour in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, and learn about her incredible work to protect these gentle giants.

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit Dian Fossey's Resting Place: We'll begin our tour by paying our respects at Dian Fossey's final resting place in the misty mountains of Volcanoes National Park. She cared deeply for gorillas, and we'll learn about her love for them.

  • The Gorilla Graveyard: This special place is where some of Rwanda's amazing gorillas, including Dian Fossey's beloved friends, are laid to rest. We'll see how important they were to her and the conservation efforts.

  • Explore Karisoke Research Center: Dian Fossey set up this research center to study and protect mountain gorillas. We'll discover her groundbreaking research and how she bravely fought against poaching and other threats.

  • Scenic Beauty of Volcanoes National Park: The park is a stunning place with majestic volcanoes, lush forests, and diverse wildlife. We'll see why it's so important to protect this World Heritage Site and the gorillas that call it home.

  • Friendly Guide: Our knowledgeable guide will share fascinating stories about Dian Fossey's life and her passion for gorillas. We'll also learn about the ongoing efforts to protect these amazing creatures.

Conclusion: Join us on the Dian Fossey Tomb tour to experience the touching legacy of a true conservation hero. We'll pay tribute to her dedication to mountain gorillas and understand the importance of preserving their habitat. Don't miss this heartfelt journey as we celebrate the life of Dian Fossey and the incredible gorillas she loved so much. Book your tour now and be part of this inspiring adventure.


Early Morning:

  • 5:00 AM: Your day begins with a warm welcome from our friendly tour guide at Kigali International Airport or your hotel.
  • 5:15 AM: Start your journey to Volcanoes National Park, filled with excitement for the day ahead.

Sunrise Exploration:

  • 7:30 AM: Arrive at the awe-inspiring Volcanoes National Park and witness a magical sunrise as we head to Dian Fossey's tomb. Pay homage to the amazing conservationist who dedicated her life to gorilla protection.

Morning at the Gorilla Graveyard:

  • 8:30 AM: Visit the Gorilla Graveyard, where both gorillas and Dian Fossey's treasured friends rest. Discover the deep bond between her and these gentle giants.

Karisoke Research Center:

  • 10:00 AM: Explore the historic Karisoke Research Center, where Dian Fossey conducted groundbreaking research. Learn about her brave fight against poaching and efforts to save mountain gorillas.

Scenic Picnic Lunch:

  • 12:00 PM: Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst the stunning landscapes of Volcanoes National Park, surrounded by nature's beauty.

Afternoon Cultural Immersion:

  • 1:00 PM: Immerse yourself in Rwandan culture during a visit to a nearby village. Experience traditional dances, local crafts, and the warm hospitality of the locals.

Lake Kivu Boat Ride:

  • 3:00 PM: Take a relaxing boat ride on Lake Kivu, soaking in the tranquil ambiance and scenic views.

Evening Return:

  • 5:00 PM: Bid farewell to Volcanoes National Park and start your return journey to Kigali.
  • 7:00 PM: Arrive back in Kigali, where your guide will drop you off at your hotel or Kigali International Airport, concluding a meaningful day of honoring Dian Fossey's legacy and cherishing the mountain gorillas of Rwanda.


  • 1. Park Entrance Fees and Permits
  • 2. Private Transportation
  • 3. Airport Transfers
  • 4. Porters
  • 5. Private tour guide
  • 6. Meals ( Lunch and Bottled Water )

  • Exclusions

  • 1. Hotels
  • 2. Flight ticket
  • 3. Visa Fees
  • 4. Laundry services can be arranged at a fee

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