The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in Rwanda

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Are you ready to leave the beaten path and experience the wonders of nature in Rwanda? We've carefully curated a list of top-rated hiking tours based on key criteria such as price, destinations, guest ratings, activities, and service in order to find the best possible hiking tours in Rwanda. Immerse yourself in the beauty of untouched wilderness, navigate scenic trails, and witness breathtaking scenery that will leave you in awe. So, let's find the perfect option for your next trip below.


The Top 3:

  • 22 Days, $2039.24

  • 19 Days, $1719.61

  • 11 Days, $1950.00

What are hiking tours like in Rwanda?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 37 trip options analyzed
  • $561 average price per day (USD)
  • 2 to 22 days in length
  • 4.74 of 5 average rating
  • 18 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of hiking and trekking tours in Rwanda, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.74 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 18 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 9 days, with tours ranging from 2 to 22 days long. Regarding physical activity, the tours are categorized as moderate, serious, and easy, with the majority being moderate. With our thorough analysis of 37 hiking and trekking tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Rwanda has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Hiking Tours in Rwanda
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Absolute Africa



22 Days Nairobi to Kigali 13 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. Experience the excitment of camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking on your journey. This trip visits 13 destinations, including Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Eldoret, and Jinja along the way. Your journey will begin in Nairobi and end in Kigali. With an emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Lasting 22 days, the maximum group size is 28 people, and it's good for guests age 18 to 80. Organized by Absolute Africa, this is a great deal because it's only $112 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,039
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Oasis Overland



19 Days Start/End in Nairobi 9 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 69 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary trip, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, is the perfect choice. And since the priority is on overlanding and wildlife, this tour is a great choice. Experience a trip that takes you to 9 remarkable destinations, including Jinja, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park, and Eldoret. Nairobi will be the beginning and end of your trip. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking. Spanning across 19 days, the trip accommodates 24 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 18 to 69. Offered by Oasis Overland, this remarkable trip is priced at just $126 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,720
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Oikos Safaris



11 Days Kigali to Entebbe 6 Destinations through Rwanda, Uganda 24 People at Most Ages 13 to 74 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Oikos Safaris has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 11-day voyage, visiting Rwanda and Uganda, you can unwind while also making new memories. Explore 6 incredible locations on this trip, including Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Musanze, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Your journey starts off in Kigali and finishes in Entebbe. Get ready to fully embrace jungle trekking and gorilla trekking. With a group size of 24 people, it's suitable for guests age 13 to 74. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife and safaris, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $177 per day.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,950
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Absolute Africa



19 Days Dar es Salaam to Kigali 11 Destinations through Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Check out this journey that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating, visiting Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda. You'll enjoy wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. Discover a journey that spans 11 destinations, with notable stops in Mwanza, Kigali, Musanze, and Zanzibar. Your journey will begin in Dar es Salaam and end in Kigali. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around overlanding, wildlife, and beaches. Spanning across 19 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 28 participants, and it's great for guests age 18 to 80. Brought to you by the renowned Absolute Africa, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $202 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Big Five
$3,829
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Absolute Africa



14 Days Kampala to Arusha 11 Destinations through Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This 14-day voyage, visiting Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania, is ideal for guests age 18 to 80. And priced at only $215 per day, it's a great value, too. This terrific trip also highights overlanding and wildlife. On this amazing journey, you'll experience wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. This trip takes you on an adventure to 11 destinations, including Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Bushenyi, and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Begin your trip in Kampala and complete it with a memorable finale in Arusha. It's offered by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$3,005
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Absolute Africa



11 Days Kigali to Arusha 8 Destinations through Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $262 per day, this terrific 11-day journey, visiting Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, is ideal for guests age 18 to 80. Guests on this trip get to partake in wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. With 8 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Kisoro, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Musanze, and more. Your journey starts off in Kigali and finishes in Arusha. Organized by the reputable Absolute Africa, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,883
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Absolute Africa



8 Days Kampala to Kigali 8 Destinations through Uganda, Rwanda 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 4 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Uganda and Rwanda. You'll love the emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, too. Camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking are just a few of the activities on this terrific journey. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 28 people, and is good for guests age 18 to 80. Along the way, this journey encompasses 8 destinations, including Mbarara, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kabale, and Kisoro. Your journey will begin in Kampala and end in Kigali. This fantastic option, organized by Absolute Africa, presents an unbeatable value at just $299 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,391
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Absolute Africa



6 Days Start/End in Kigali 3 Destinations through Rwanda, Uganda 28 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 6 days, this journey, visiting Rwanda and Uganda, has a maximum size of 28 individuals. Welcoming guests age 18 to 80, it is organized by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Guests are treated to unforgettable camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking experiences. Your adventure starts and ends in Kigali. With an emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Available at an unbeatable price of only $300 per day, this option also has a rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,803
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Exodus Adventure Travels



15 Days Kigali to Nairobi 10 Destinations through Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage, visiting Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. Experience the excitment of camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking on your journey. With a duration of 15 days, this jouney will have 16 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 16 and older. Expertly organized by Exodus Adventure Travels, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $432 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Big Five
$6,480
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Exodus Adventure Travels



15 Days Nairobi to Kigali 10 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, is offered by Exodus Adventure Travels which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $432 per day. Uncover the beauty of 10 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Budongo Central Forest Reserve, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Maasai Mara National Reserve. Your journey will begin in Nairobi and end in Kigali. Rest assured, this trip is all about overlanding and wildlife, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking. The maximum group size is 16 people, welcoming guests age 16 to 80.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$6,480
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Kigali, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Kigali, The Best 10-Day Tours from Kigali, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Kigali for more package tour options.

How much do hiking tours in Rwanda cost?

Average Daily Price Hiking & Trekking Tours
$561

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for hiking and trekking tours when planning a visit to Rwanda. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of hiking and trekking tours in Rwanda based on data from 37 options is an affordable $561 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Rwanda.

And for more information on Rwanda, see Rwanda Travel Costs and Rwanda Hotel Costs.


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