The Best Budget Safaris in Rwanda

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Interested in taking a safari in Rwanda? Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, nature lover, or simply seeking an exhilarating escapade, a safari is a terrific way to spend a memorable holiday in Rwanda. But how should you choose one? Well, we have meticulously analyzed an extensive range of safari tours from highly esteemed and top-rated tour companies in order to find the absolute best options available. From thrilling game drives and close encounters with majestic creatures to immersive cultural experiences and breathtaking landscapes, these top safaris in Rwanda offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness nature's grandeur up close.


The Top 3:

  • 11 Days, $1950.00

  • 22 Days, $1807.94

  • 13 Days, $1237.01

What are budget and low-cost safaris like in Rwanda?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 4 trip options analyzed
  • $134 average price per day (USD)
  • 11 to 22 days in length
  • 4.68 of 5 average rating
  • 25 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of budget safaris 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 4.68 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 25 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 16 days, with tours ranging from 11 to 22 days long. With our thorough analysis of 4 budget safaris, 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 4 Best Budget Safaris in Rwanda
  • 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 fantastic safari adventure has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, visiting Rwanda and Uganda. Jungle trekking and gorilla trekking are just a few of the activities on this terrific journey. Discover a journey that spans 6 destinations, with notable stops in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Musanze, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Your journey will begin in Kigali and end in Entebbe. This terrific trip also highights wildlife and safaris. Lasting 11 days, the maximum group size is 24 people, and it's good for guests from 13 to 74 years old. Organized by Oikos Safaris, this is a great deal because it's only $177 per day.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,950
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget safaris.
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

With a stellar 4.6 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary safari adventure, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, is the perfect choice. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on overlanding and wildlife. This trip takes you on an adventure to 13 destinations, including Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi, Kigali, and Maasai Mara National Reserve. Begin your trip in Nairobi and complete it with a memorable finale in Kigali. Guests are treated to unforgettable camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking experiences. Spanning across 22 days, the safari adventure accommodates 28 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 18 to 80 years old. Offered by Absolute Africa, this remarkable safari adventure is priced at just $102 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,808
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget safaris.
by Oasis Overland



13 Days Nairobi to Kigali 8 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 69 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Oasis Overland has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating. On this 13-day trip, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, you can unwind while also making new memories. With 8 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Jinja, Kampala, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Musanze, and more. Your journey starts off in Nairobi and finishes in Kigali. Experience the excitment of camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking on your journey. With a group size of 24 people, it's suitable for guests from 18 to 69 years old. You'll love the emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, too. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $132 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,237
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget safaris.
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 safari adventure that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking. Along the way, this journey encompasses 9 destinations, including Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park, Eldoret, and Kampala. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Nairobi. With an emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Spanning across 19 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 24 participants, and it's great for guests from 18 to 69 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Oasis Overland, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $125 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,706
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 budget safaris in Rwanda cost?

Average Daily Price Budget Safaris
$134

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for budget safaris 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 budget safaris in Rwanda based on data from 4 options is an affordable $134 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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