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Karisimbi Volcano

With a name meaning 'white shell' is Kinyarwanda, Mount Karisimbi sticks out above the other seven major mountains of the Virunga range that divide Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of Congo. An inactive volcano, Karisimbi provides hiking and overnight trekking opportunities for tourists in search of gorillas and amazing views and is located not far from the former site of Dian Fossey's research station.