Rwanda Budget Tours
Rwanda budget tours are those Rwanda Safari Itineraries that are put together for the travelers who are interested in cheap safari tours. Like any other destination, Rwanda also offers budget tours to travelers on a Rwanda safari to different Rwanda destinations which include wildlife tours, primate tours, birding tours, cultural tours, wildlife tours, among others.
Most of Rwanda budget tours are carried out in groups that allow travelers to share most of the costs such as accommodations, transportation, guide fees, thus making the tour a bit cheaper than it would have been with one person clearing all the costs personally. This implies that the more the number of people, the less the cost of the trip and vice versa. So in case, you need a budget tour, always try to organize some of your friends to take part in a similar tour and trust me, you will enjoy the experience in the land of a thousand hills.
These Rwanda budget tours are carried out in the Rwanda’s best national parks which include Volcanoes national park for different activities which include;
Mountain gorilla trekking tours: mountain gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda is always inclusive in the Rwanda budget tours due to the fact that it is a group breath taking adventure where travelers are in a position to hire one safari van that carries 8 people and also gorilla trekking requires a group of eight people per gorilla family. So what makes this tour a budget one is the fact that the accommodation is shared, transport shared, and maybe even the gadgets such as cameras can be shared as long as you trust your colleague. However, the gorilla trekking permit is never shared as of now its cost $1500 per person which is higher than Uganda’s gorilla trekking permit that costs $600 and DRC gorilla trekking permit cost $400 per person allowing a maximum of one hour in presence of mountain gorillas learning their different manners. Trekking gorillas require an age limit of 15-years and above.
Golden monkey trekking tours: Golden monkey trekking in Rwanda is yet another activity to include in a Rwanda budget tour that allows travelers to share most of the costs including vehicle, guide, and accommodation with a golden monkey trekking permit that goes for$100 per person
Exploration of Crater Lakes: visiting these twin crater lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo is an interesting activity that should never miss out on any Rwanda budget safari. As usual, the vehicle, guide, and accommodations are shared.
Other activities suitable for budget tours in Volcanoes national park include Volcanic hiking tours, coffee and tea tours, Dian Fossey tomb hiking safari, visiting the caves, Community walks and Cultural encounters among others that are more fun while on a budget tour with a group of travelers.
Rwanda budget tours are also done in Nyungwe forest national park home to our close relative the chimpanzee and other mammals hence below are some of the activities easily done on a Rwanda budget tour in Nyungwe forest national park in Rwanda. And these include;
Budget Chimpanzee trekking tour: Chimpanzee trekking tour in Nyungwe forest national park is one of the top activities that can easily be done by budget travelers on a Rwanda budget tour. Chimpanzee trekking permit goes for $90 per person and the rest of the costs are shared amongst thee travelers on a group on a budget tour. However, this activity requires people aged at least 12 years and above to take part in trekking these primates in their natural habitat
Canopy walk tours: while on a Rwanda budget tour, endeavor to add a canopy walk to you travel bucket to have maximum fun with in Nyungwe forest while viewing the entire park from above and all the different fauna and flora that exist in it such primates, birds, mammals, and different plant species. Apart from the canopy walk, Nyungwe has other many different trails that are worth a hike for an awesome expedition in the forest.
Hiking trails in Nyungwe forest: Nyungwe forest has gotten a lot of hiking trails that can be easily engaged during the Rwanda budget tours. These trails last from few hours to 3 days taking budget travelers deep in Nyungwe forest while sighting out different species of fauna and flora including primates species since Nyungwe is home to 13 primate species such as monkeys, chimpanzees, baboons, among others, several mammals are also seen in the forest during the hike in Nyungwe forest which include forest hog, warthogs, forest elephants, different bird species including those endemic to Albertine rift, water birds and forest birds among others that are seen along different trails, a clear view of the waterfalls for travelers on a Isumo waterfall trail, mountains and the park at glance especially when one opts for a canopy walk. Below are some of the hiking trails in Nyungwe forest national park Igishigishi trail, Buhoro trail, Imbaraga Trail, Umuyove Trails, Ngabwe Trail, Bigugu trail, Kamiranzovu Marsh Trail, Isumo waterfall Trail, Muzimu Trail, Irebero Trail, Umugote Trail, Rukuzi Trail, Uwinka Trail, Congo Nile Divide Trail and many more. Just specify the trail you need and it will be surely offered to you at ease.
Take another Rwanda budget tour to Akagera national park for more group activities that are easily done on a budget tour such as;
Wildlife tours in Akagera national Park: once on a Rwanda budget tour, you need to add a wildlife tour in Akagera national park that allows travelers to deeply explore the beautiful fauna and flora that exist in Akagera national park. The wildlife safari in Akagera national park includes the game drive tours, birding tours, and boat cruise tours. What makes Akagera wildlife tours one of the best activity to include on a Rwanda budget tour is that fact that travelers share all the costs involved in the tour including safari vehicle, tour guide, among others except park entrance fees, and the boat cruise fees and the birding fee which are always paid per person and allowed to drive in the park as much as possible during the game drive until you explore almost everything that is hidden in the wilderness of Rwanda.
During the Rwanda budget wildlife tours in Akagera national park, travelers are in a position to encounter different wildlife species in the stunning park of Rwanda which includes zebras, mongoose, elephants, hippos, crocodiles, impalas, topis, giraffes, elands, warthogs, bushbucks among others. You will also encounter some primates such as baboons while in the park, especially during the game drive.
Take a boat cruise tour in Akagera national park: Boat cruise tours in Akagera national park are carried out on Lake Ihema. This can be done in a group of different travelers hence minimizing the costs while on Rwanda budget tour. Other boat cruise tours in Akagera national park are carried out on Ruzizi especially for evening boat cruisers. The boat cruise is also included amongst wildlife tours/ safaris since it enables travelers to view wild range of different wildlife species along the shores.
Birding tours in Akagera national park: Akagera national park is a home to over 525 species of birds which are worth watching while on a Rwanda budget tour especially for a bird lover. Add this to your tour bucket and you will surely enjoy this on a budget tour sighting out lots of bird species such as Black-headed Weaver, Lilac-breasted Roller, African Jacana, Fork-tailed Drongo, Saddle-billed Stork, Long-crested Eagle, African Grey Hornbill, Woodland Kingfisher, cattle Egret, Grey-crowned Crane, Palm-nut Vulture, Spur-winged Goose, African Darter Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Grey-backed Fiscal, Long-tailed Cormorant, White-backed Vulture, Great Egret, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Little Bee-eater, Marabou Stork, Squacco Heron, Goliath Heron, Helmeted Guinea fowl, White-faced Whistling Duck, White-browed Coucal, African Fish Eagle among others.
Other activities that can easily be done on a Rwanda budget tour include Budget Community tours, cultural tours where you come across the Iby’Iwacu , Kigali city tours whereby travelers take part in exploring different corners of the city including visiting the market centers, coffee shops, craft shops and many more.
All the above-mentioned activities can easily be done while on a budget safari since they require sharing of some of the costs thus saving more on the trip
How best can one plan for a Rwanda Budget Tour
It is always crucial to make a good and ideal budget for your Rwanda safari in order to have the best experience in the land of a thousand hills filled with beautiful terraces and ridges. However, there are a lot of things to put into considerations before confirming a Rwanda budget tour. Here are some important tips to note whilst planning a Rwanda budget tour, these include;
Accommodation facilities: different travelers book different accommodations which include budget, midrange, and luxury depending on their budget. However, to have an entire budget Rwanda tour, one needs to book a relatively cheap accommodation at a minimal cost but user-friendly in order to enjoy your budget tour. These accommodations can be shared amongst different travelers. However, you can also opt for camping to save more costs on accommodation.
Number of people: it is always important to know the number of people that are coming on a trip since the more the number of people, the less the cost of the trip. To find your travel mates and convince them to join you for a tour to have the minimized Rwanda budget tour.
Transport costs: sharing transportation costs also is crucial for travelers interested in a Rwanda budget tour.
Conclusion: “Achieve global safaris” is a perfect and trusted tour operators that can mobilize for you the best Rwanda budget tour to explore the beauty within Rwanda allowing you to take part in different tour activities within the park and the surrounding areas.