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Imbabazi is an exciting and rare, unique Tourist destination that we encourage you to visit!  Come learn more about Roz’s life in Rwanda, her gardens, the former orphanage and our current projects!

Hours
Tours are available Monday through Friday (10am-4pm) and must be scheduled in advance by calling: +25(0)784327053 or emailing us at imbabazi@imbabazi.org.

  • Stroll through beautiful English gardens while enjoying a vast variety of colorful flowers and birds.
  • Enjoy beautiful views of Karisimbi, Mikeno and Nyiragongo volcanoes.
  • Learn about the life and legacy of Madame Rosamond Carr and her influence in the community of Mudende
  • Tour the former orphanage and learn about the projects the Imbabazi Foundation is currently running
  • Hear stories about Dian Fossey and her friendship with Roz.
  • See where scenes from Gorillas in the Mist were filmed.

10,000 Frw or $15 USD per person
(1-1.5 hours)

ADD ON’s
We offer additional experiences to enjoy during your tour of the Imbabazi Plantation!

Lunch
Incorporating local ingredients and produce from our farm, we invite visitors to join us for lunch in Roz’s cottage or in the garden (weather permitting).

15,000Frw or $20 USD/per person. This is available only by scheduling 3 days in advance, includes Full Tour (approx 1.5-2 hours)
Maximum capacity 10 people

Intore Dancers
Enjoy tea and cookies in the garden while watching our traditional dance troupe (weather permitting).

15,000Frw or $20 USD/per person. This is available only by scheduling 3 days in advance, includes Full Tour (approx 2-2.5 hours)

Lunch + Intore Dancers
Enjoy everything Imbabazi has to offer including lunch in Roz’s cottage, a full tour of the gardens and former orphanage, tea and cookies in the garden during the traditional dance troupe performance!

20,000Frw or $25 USD/per person. This is available only by scheduling 3 days in advance. (approx 2.5 hours)

*All cancellations must be made 36 hours in advance

Sunday Garden Dances
Honoring Roz’s love of traditional dance and following her tradition of weekly dance performances in the garden, Imbabazi now offers performances by our local dance troupe every month!

Enjoy traditional Intore dancing and cultural performances while sipping tea in the garden. This event occurs on the last Sunday of every month at Imbabazi, starting at 1pm sharp. Visitors are welcome to come early with a picnic lunch to enjoy in the garden or to join us for lunch in Roz’s cottage!

Dance Performance: Frw 10,000Frw per person
Children under 10 are free. Maximum capacity 30 people

Visits and activities must be booked a minimum of three days in advance. We will do our best to accommodate visitors booking less than three days in advance, however, traditional dance performances cannot be guaranteed.

Directions
Driving from Musanze (Ruhengeri) towards Gisenyi, turn right at the town of Kabali (located between kilometer markers 128 and 129 – a sign for Imbabazi is located at the turn). Continue 7 km up the dirt road. You will see Imbabazi on the right.

To book a tour or for more information, please contact us at +25(0)784327053 or email us at imbabazi@imbabazi.org

*Tours can be scheduled on Saturday & Sunday, but must be made in advance.
*All cancellations must be made 36 hours in advance