The Best Overlanding Truck Tours in Rwanda

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Overlanding tours are a fantastic way to explore off-the-beaten-path destintions in the wild. Known for off-road vehicles, camping, wildlife, nature, and plenty of fun, you're in for a true adventure with one of these trips. But which are the best overland tours in Rwanda? We've taken the guesswork out of planning by analyzing a variety of overlanding tours from highly reviewed tour companies, ensuring that your journey is nothing short of extraordinary. From exploring remote destinations and camping in breathtaking landscapes to immersing yourself in local cultures and discovering hidden gems, these handpicked overlander tours offer the perfect blend of adventure, freedom, and unforgettable experiences. So grab your sense of wanderlust, pack your spirit of adventure, and get ready to hit the road for an overland journey that will ignite your soul!


The Top 3:

  • 22 Days, $2039.24

  • 19 Days, $1719.61

  • 26 Days, $1815.50

What are overlanding tours like in Rwanda?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 10 trip options analyzed
  • $221 average price per day (USD)
  • 6 to 26 days in length
  • 4.31 of 5 average rating
  • 26 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of overlanding truck tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.31 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 26 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 6 days, while the longest is 26 days. Looking at physical activity, the tours are moderate and easy, with the most as moderate. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 10 overlanding truck tours, you can rest assured that Rwanda has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(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 Overland Truck Tours in Rwanda
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for overlanding truck tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
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 exceptional trip offering by Absolute Africa has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating. On this 22-day overlanding adventure, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, you can unwind while also making new memories. Uncover the beauty of 13 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi, Kigali, and Maasai Mara National Reserve. Nairobi will mark the start of your journey, while Kigali will serve as its final destination. Guests are treated to unforgettable camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking experiences. With a group size of 28 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. With an emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $112 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,039
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for overlanding truck tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
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

Check out this overlanding adventure that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. Experience the excitment of camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking on your journey. Traverse through 9 enchanting destinations, with Jinja, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park, and Eldoret among the must-see stops along the route. Nairobi will be the beginning and end of your trip. And since the priority is on overlanding and wildlife, this tour is a great choice. Spanning across 19 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 24 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 18 to 69 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Oasis Overland, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $126 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,720
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for overlanding truck tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Absolute Africa



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

This 26-day trip, visiting Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania, is ideal for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. And priced at only $91 per day, it's a great value, too. Rest assured, this trip is all about overlanding and wildlife, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This trip visits 14 destinations, including Arusha, Marangu, Dar es Salaam, and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary along the way. Beginning in beautiful Jinja, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Zanzibar. It's offered by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
$1,816
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for overlanding truck tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
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

Priced at just $202 per day, this terrific 19-day overland trip, visiting Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda, is ideal for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Get ready to fully embrace wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. Experience a trip that takes you to 11 remarkable destinations, including Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Mwanza, and Kigali. Dar es Salaam will mark the start of your journey, while Kigali will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable Absolute Africa, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Big Five
$3,829
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for overlanding truck tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
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

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania. This terrific trip also highights overlanding and wildlife. You'll enjoy wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. With a duration of 14 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 28 people, and is good for travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Explore 11 incredible locations on this trip, including Kigali, Mwanza, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Kampala marks the starting point, while Arusha stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. This fantastic option, organized by Absolute Africa, presents an unbeatable value at just $215 per day.

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



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

Spanning over 18 days, this overland trip, visiting Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, has a maximum size of 28 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 18 to 80 years old, it is organized by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Discover a journey that spans 11 destinations, with notable stops in Arusha, Marangu, Dar es Salaam, and Kisoro. Beginning in beautiful Kigali, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Dar es Salaam. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on overlanding, wildlife, and beaches. Available at an unbeatable price of only $171 per day, this option also has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Camping
  • Big Five
$3,081
TourRadar
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

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional journey, visiting Rwanda and Uganda, that has garnered a 3.5 out of 5 rating. Guests on this trip get to partake in camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking. With a duration of 6 days, this jouney will have 28 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. You'll love the emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, too. Expertly organized by Absolute Africa, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $300 per day.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,803
TourRadar
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

This memorable trip, visiting Uganda and Rwanda, is offered by Absolute Africa which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $299 per day. With 8 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Kabale, Kisoro, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Musanze, and more. Kampala marks the starting point, while Kigali stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. With an emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking are just a few of the activities on this terrific journey. The maximum group size is 28 people, welcoming travelers aged 18 to 80 years old.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,391
TourRadar
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

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, that has been awarded a 4 out of 5 stars by previous guests. And since the priority is on overlanding and wildlife, this tour is a great choice. Guests are treated to unforgettable wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking experiences. With a duration of 11 days, this overland journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 28 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 18 to 80 years old. Along the way, this journey encompasses 8 destinations, including Mwanza, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Kisoro. Beginning in beautiful Kigali, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Arusha. Brought to you by Absolute Africa, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $262 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,883
TourRadar
  • 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

With this option you can experience an unparalleled overlanding adventure for 15 unforgettable days, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. It ensures an intimate group setting with 16 participants at most. This itinerary covers 10 captivating destinations, with stops in Murchison Falls National Park, Budongo Central Forest Reserve, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, among others. Nairobi will mark the start of your journey, while Kigali will serve as its final destination. Exodus Adventure Travels, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 16 to 80 years old. Rest assured, this trip is all about overlanding and wildlife, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Experience the excitment of camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking on your journey. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $432 per day.

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

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How much do Overlanding Truck Tours in Rwanda cost?

Average Daily Price Overland Truck Tours
$221

After analyzing 10 overlanding truck tours in Rwanda, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $221 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for overlanding truck tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. 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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