The Best Wildlife Tours to Rwanda

Tours that Get Up Close with Nature

Rwanda

Get ready for an absolutely wild adventure in the gorgeous destination of Rwanda! Brace yourself because we've scoured every nook and cranny to find the most epic wildlife tours imaginable. We've done the nitty-gritty work of analyzing tours based on price, guest ratings, amenities, activities, and overall value, and have rounded up the top organized wildlife tours that will make your trip to Rwanda something you remember forever. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a wildlife fanatic, or simply craving an unforgettable escapade, Rwanda is an amazing destination for nature-seekers like you. Let's do this!


The Top 3:

  • 22 Days, $2039.24

  • 11 Days, $1950.00

  • 19 Days, $1719.61

What are wildlife tours like in Rwanda?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 47 trip options analyzed
  • $566 average price per day (USD)
  • 2 to 26 days in length
  • 4.76 of 5 average rating
  • 22 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of wildlife 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 4.76 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 22 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 9 days, with tours ranging from 2 to 26 days long. For physical activity, the tours are marked as moderate, serious, and easy, with a prevalent number on moderate tours. With our thorough analysis of 47 wildlife 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 Wildlife Tours in Rwanda
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife 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 22-day journey, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, is ideal for guests from 18 to 80 years old. And priced at only $112 per day, it's a great value, too. You'll love the emphasis on overlanding and wildlife, too. Get ready to fully embrace camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking. Experience a trip that takes you to 13 remarkable destinations, including Eldoret, Jinja, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, and Kampala. Begin your trip in Nairobi and complete it with a memorable finale in Kigali. It's offered by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$2,039
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife 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

Priced at just $177 per day, this terrific 11-day voyage, visiting Rwanda and Uganda, is ideal for guests from 13 to 74 years old. You'll enjoy jungle trekking and gorilla trekking. Explore 6 incredible locations on this trip, including Kibale Forest National Park, Musanze, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Your journey starts off in Kigali and finishes in Entebbe. Organized by the reputable Oikos Safaris, this is one of the best tours on this list.

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

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. And since the priority is on overlanding and wildlife, this tour is a great choice. On this amazing journey, you'll experience camping, wildlife trekking, and gorilla trekking. With a duration of 19 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 24 people, and is good for guests from 18 to 69 years old. Discover a journey that spans 9 destinations, with notable stops in Eldoret, Kampala, Lake Bunyonyi, and Kigali. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Nairobi. This fantastic option, organized by Oasis Overland, presents an unbeatable value at just $126 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$1,720
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
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

Spanning over 26 days, this voyage, visiting Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania, has a maximum size of 28 individuals. Welcoming guests from 18 to 80 years old, it is organized by Absolute Africa, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip takes you on an adventure to 14 destinations, including Kigali, Mwanza, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Begin your trip in Jinja and complete it with a memorable finale in Zanzibar. Rest assured, this trip is all about overlanding and wildlife, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Available at an unbeatable price of only $91 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Camping
$1,816
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife 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

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage, visiting Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda, that has garnered a 4.5 out of 5 rating. Wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking are just a few of the activities on this terrific journey. With a duration of 19 days, this jouney will have 28 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests from 18 to 80 years old. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around overlanding, wildlife, and beaches. Expertly organized by Absolute Africa, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $202 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Big Five
$3,829
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife 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

This memorable voyage, visiting Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, 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 $171 per day. Along the way, this journey encompasses 11 destinations, including Musanze, Mwanza, Lake Victoria, and Serengeti National Park. Your journey will begin in Kigali and end in Dar es Salaam. This terrific trip also highights overlanding, wildlife, and beaches. The maximum group size is 28 people, welcoming guests from 18 to 80 years old.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Camping
  • Big Five
$3,081
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife 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

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania, that has been awarded a 4.5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on overlanding and wildlife. Experience the excitment of wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking on your journey. With a duration of 14 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 28 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests from 18 to 80 years old. This itinerary covers 11 captivating destinations, with stops in Kabale, Kisoro, Musanze, and Kigali, among others. Begin your trip in Kampala and complete it with a memorable finale in Arusha. Brought to you by Absolute Africa, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $215 per day.

  • Overland Truck
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$3,005
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Mukisa Safaris Uganda



16 Days Entebbe to Kigali 14 Destinations through Uganda, Rwanda 6 People at Most Ages 16 to 75 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled voyage for 16 unforgettable days, visiting Uganda and Rwanda. It ensures an intimate group setting with 6 participants at most. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 14 destinations, featuring Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Musanze, and Jinja. Your journey starts off in Entebbe and finishes in Kigali. Mukisa Safaris Uganda, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests guests from 16 to 75 years old. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and safaris, too. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $434 per day.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Wildlife
  • Local Guide
  • Safari
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Big Five
$6,945
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Bamboo Ecotours



10 Days Start/End in Entebbe 8 Destinations through Uganda, Rwanda 4 People at Most Ages 15 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, visiting Uganda and Rwanda. Uncover the beauty of 8 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, and Murchison Falls National Park. Entebbe kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. With an emphasis on wildlife and safaris, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Lasting 10 days, the maximum group size is 4 people, and it's good for guests from 15 to 80 years old. Organized by Bamboo Ecotours, this is a great deal because it's only $376 per day.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Big Five
$3,760
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



16 Days Nairobi to Kigali 10 Destinations through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda 14 People at Most Ages 12 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, is the perfect choice. And since the priority is on wildlife and safaris, this tour is a great choice. Traverse through 10 enchanting destinations, with Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Samburu National Park, Lake Nakuru, and Maasai Mara National Reserve among the must-see stops along the route. Begin your trip in Nairobi and complete it with a memorable finale in Kigali. You'll enjoy wildlife trekking and gorilla trekking. Spanning across 16 days, the voyage accommodates 14 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 12 and up. Offered by G Adventures, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $456 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
  • Wildlife Trekking
  • Gorilla Trekking
$7,299
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 wildlife tours to Rwanda cost?

Average Daily Price Wildlife Tours
$566

Travelers to Rwanda will have a large number of terrific options for wildlife tours at a variety of great prices. The price of wildlife tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 47 wildlife tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $566 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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