Dian Fossey Hike

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Details of Dian Fossey Hike

This five hour guided hike takes you to where Fossey and Digit were buried. Located within the Volcanoes National Park close to one of Dian Fossey’s former research centers, you can see the remains of her former research camp. Along the way, you’ll also learn more about Dian Fossey’s life and the tragic circumstances surrounding her death.

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A visit to the grave site of Dian Fossey and her companion, Digit is a must for anybody with a passion for gorillas or conservation.

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