Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp, Ruhengeri

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Hike up the mountainous terrain of Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp to see the resting place of the researcher who started it. Walk through the various forests and keep an eye out for possible animal sightings. Visit the research center and learn about the endangered mountain gorillas and their habitat. The national park encompassing the center also plays home to other animals, including hyenas, monkeys, and elephants. Come well equipped for the trek, especially on a rainy day. Use our Ruhengeri visit planning app to visit Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp on your trip to Ruhengeri, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Small, but interesting. They've broken ground on a new center,which I imagine will be much more informative, but this is still worth a visit if you're nearby  more »
  • The Karisoke Research Center (and the current Rwanda HQ for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Intl) is located in Musanze, about 20 minutes from the Volcanos National Park, where all gorilla trekking begin...  more »
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