Cheap Rwanda Tour
An African budget safari in Rwanda to 2 major parks in Rwanda is what the safari is about. The 6 days cheap Rwanda tour allows you to trek the little primates and the big five on this safari in Rwanda.
About the 6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour
Cheap Rwanda tour is a 6 day African safari in Rwanda. The 6 day cheap Rwanda tour starts and ends in Kigali. This cheap Rwanda tour is a cultural and wildlife tour.
This cheap tour in Rwanda goes to two major parks in Rwanda. They include the Volcanoes and Akagera National Parks. The highlights of the cheap Rwanda tour is wildlife tracking. This will be in Akagera National Park. Cheap Rwanda tour also has a cultural tour.
This will be on your visit to Volcanoes National Park. Here you will also be trekking Golden monkeys. Your cheap Rwanda tour itinerary is below:
6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour Highlight:
- Golden monkey trekking
- Big game safari
- Big five
- Chimpanzee trek
- Nature walk
- Forest walk
6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival
You are to be met on arrival at the Kigali International Airport. This will be done by our Rwanda safari rep. You will receive an in depth briefing on your cheap Rwanda tour.
This will be followed by a short transfer into Kigali city. The rest of the day will be spent at leisure. You will have your overnight booked on bed and breakfast at Chez Lando Hotel.
Day 2: Kigali – Volcanoes National Park
Your cheap Rwanda tour day will start with breakfast. This will be followed by a city tour. You will visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and the Market.
Enjoy an early lunch before departing to Volcanoes National Park. You will visit of Ibyiwacu before going to the twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo. You will be in Ruhengeri Township in the evening.
You will have your dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guest House
About Volcanoes National Park
The “Parc National de Volcans” (or PNV as Volcanoes National Park is known by locals) lies along the Virunga Mountains, with 8 ancient volcanoes, which are shared by Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Just a short two hour drive from Rwanda’s capital of Kigali, the park is a central location for exploring some distinctly Rwandan experiences. While a visit to the mountain gorillas is often at the top of visitor, the dramatic landscape also offers thrilling hiking and visits to the fascinating golden monkeys.
PNV is also one of Rwanda’s conservation epicenters, where many non-profit organizations base their operations. Visitors can pay homage to the legendary scientist and gorilla advocate Dian Fossey with a hike to her tomb or a visit to the Dian Fosse Gorilla Fund that continues her legacy of research and advocacy to this day.
Near the park, the bustling and vibrant markets of Musanze are a place to immerse yourself into everyday Rwandan culture. Go deep into the earth with Musanze’s caves – one of the area’s newest attractions.
Day 3: Volcanoes National Park – Akagera National Park
The cheap Rwanda tour day starts with an early breakfast. This is followed by assembling at the ORTPN at 0700hrs. Here you will be briefed on Golden monkey trekking.
Embark on the day’s activity which is to trek the golden monkeys. After an early lunch you will proceed to Akagera National Park. This is to the East of Rwanda. You will arrive later in the evening. This will be in time for dinner and overnight at a budget accommodation in Akagera.
About Akagera National Park
Akagera National Park is located in the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. Although founded in 1934, much of the park was re-allocated as farms and in 1997 the park was reduced in size from more than 2,500 sq km (nearly 10% of the surface area of Rwanda) to its current extent of 1,122 sq km. Since 2010, a joint venture with African Parks has seen Akagera return to its former glories.
It is named after the Akagera River that flows along its eastern boundary and feeds into a labyrinth of lakes of which the largest is Lake Ihema. The forest fringed lakes, papyrus swamps, savannah plains and rolling highlands combine to make Akagera amongst the most scenic of reserves anywhere in Africa. It has exceptional levels of biodiversity and forms the largest protected wetland in central Africa.
Day 4: Akagera National Park
Start your cheap Rwanda tour with an early breakfast. This will be followed by a transfer to Rusumo waterfall. You will pass via the Imigongo traditional handcraft makers.
It is time to sample Mother Nature’s wonderful scene. This beauty of the waterfall is worth the visit. You will return to your lodge for lunch and a short rest. In the afternoon you have a boat riding in Ihema Lake.
Your cheap Rwanda tour will visit Nyirabiyoro historical island. This is home to many crocodiles, hippos and other species of rare birds. Your dinner and overnight will be at budget Akagera accommodation.
Day 5: Akagera – Kigali
Your cheap Rwanda tour will begin with an early breakfast. You will then venture out on a morning game drive. You will make circuit which takes you to different lakes. Expect to see buffaloes and elephants drinking from the water ponds.
There are other species of birds like Egyptian goose and fish eager. You will stop for a picnic lunch in the park then continue with the hills game drive. Expect to see impalas, zebras, bush bucks, water bucks and topis. There are also oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands and so many others.
You will drive to the beautiful bushy rolling hills up to the north exit of the park. Later drive back to Kigali where you will arrive in the afternoon. Upon arrival you shall have a transfer to your budget Kigali Hotel.
Day 6: Departure
You will wake up to your breakfast in Kigali. You will have the day at leisure to savor the beauty of Kigali. End your Rwanda wildlife safari with a transfer to Kigali Airport for your departure flight.
End of 6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour
6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour Costs:
What is included in the 6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour cost?
- Accommodation on full board basis while on safari and bed and breakfast in Kigali
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Rwanda golden monkey trekking permit
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour cost excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 6 day Cheap Rwanda Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Rain Poncho
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable hiking shoes