Rwanda

Karisoke Research Camp

  • Kigali

    Kigali

    Rwanda’s bustling capital sprawls across several valleys and hillsides, bookended by towering mountains...Read more
  • Nyungwe National Park

    Nyungwe National Park

    One of Africa’s oldest rainforests, Nyungwe National Park is home to around 500 chimpanzees and 12 other primate species...Read more
  • Akagera National Park

    Akagera National Park

    The savannah plains of Akagera National Park on Rwanda’s border with Tanzania are the perfect place for a Big Five safari...Read more
  • Volcanoes National Park

    Volcanoes National Park

    Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda and named for the chain of dormant volcanoes that make up the Virunga Massif (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura), Volcanoes National Park is home to endangered mountain gorillas, rare golden monkeys and more than 200 bird species...Read more

Things to do in Karisoke Research Camp

Our recommended experiences and activities

Visit Dian Fossey’s grave
Karisoke Research Camp

Visit Dian Fossey’s grave

Hike up to the spot where acclaimed primatologist Dian Fossey was buried after her murder in 1985. You can also view her (now-ruined) Karisoke Research Camp.

Where to go in Rwanda

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