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Why Rwanda?

African Travels offers truely unique experiences in Rwanda. Together with our local partner, our goal is to re-invest and create 1000 financially self dependent families in Rwanda.

Nearly all of Rwanda’s tours and safaris revolve around gorilla trekking in the fabled Volcanoes National Park but because of the country’s close geographical and ecological ties with neighbouring Uganda, many of Rwanda’s tours encompass aspects of both countries. Our selection of top Rwanda tours and safaris also include combinations with some of Tanzania and Kenya’s most popular destinations: why not combine a Rwanda gorilla trek with the Masai Mara, Serengeti or even the Spice Island of Zanzibar!

Rwanda is not just all about tracking mountain gorillas however; other great wildlife destinations such as the primate-packed Nyungwe Forest National Park offer fantastic chimpanzee and birding safaris that combine well with a Volcanoes National Park gorilla trek.

Best time to travel to Rwanda

Eventhough one can visit the country of Rwanda throughout the year, it is still best to travel in between the two rainy seasons. The longest rain period mostly lasts from March until May. The shorter rainy season takes place in November. During these rainy seasons, the mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park may be very difficult due to many slippery paths.

The July and August are therefore a very good period to visit Rwanda. The temperature is almost the same throughout the year, about 26 degrees celcius. Keep in mind that the nights on the mountains in Volcanoes National Park can get very cold and humid. 

National parks & highlights

Explore Rwanda

Rwanda is much more than a gorilla destination. The country has the active traveler and the cultural visitor plenty to offer!

Special interests? Talk to us and we can include these in your itinerary.


Why travel with African Travels to Africa?

  • Financial protection

  • We are from the area

  • Office in Europe and Africa

  • Locally involved

  • Unique tailor made itineraries

  • We have lived what we sell

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Popular Rwanda Tours

  • 77 days – The Absolute Safari

    77 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Nairobi - Cape Town
    Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28 (currently max 14)
    This overland adventure tour starts in Nairobi en finishes 77 days later in Cape Town. This overland safari that does it all! Game drives across […]
    (6 Reviews)
  • Best Seller

    30 days – East Africa Encounter

    30 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Nairobi - Nairobi
    Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28 (currently max 14)
    This camping tour starts and finishes in Nairobi. A tour that packs in game drives on the plains of the world famous Serengeti and Kenya's […]
    (1 Review)
  • 35 days – Wildlife & Spice Island

    35 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Nairobi - Zanzibar
    Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania Nairobi
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28 (currently max 14)
    This overland adventure tour starts in Nairobi en finishes on Zanzibar. This overland safari that does it all! Game drives across the world famous Masai […]
    (1 Review)
  • 14 days – Gorillas & Game Parks

    14 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Kampala - Arusha
    Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 16
    An overland trip under two weeks, with the option to trek the endangered mountain gorilla. Incl. Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, the remote Queen Elizabeth Park for […]
    (1 Review)
  • Favorite

    29 days – Simba Sounds

    29 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Nairobi - Nairobi
    Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28
    This adventure overland tour starts in Nairobi and finishes in Nairobi. The roar of Simba! A safari to bring you up close and personal with […]
    (5 Reviews)
  • 68 days – The Wildlife Journey

    68 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Jinja - Cape Town
    Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28
    Starts in Jinja and finishes in Cape Town. A journey through East and Southern Africa from the banks of the White Nile to Cape Town. […]
  • 18 days – Rainforests and Reefs

    18 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Kigali-Dar Es Salaam
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28
    Start in Kigali, finishes in Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar. From the dense Afromontane forest of the Virungas to the warm tropical azure blue waters off Zanzibar, […]
    (1 Review)
  • 7 days – Remarkable Rwanda Highlights Tour (Luxury)

    7 days
    Luxury Travel
    Kigali - Kigali
    Min Age : 15
    Max People : 10
    Rwanda is a home to some of the most special animal encounters on the planet you will get to trek and spend time with rare […]
  • 23 days – Face of Africa

    23 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Kigali - Nairobi
    Uganda - Rwanda - Kenya
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28
    This tour starts in Kigali and finishes in Nairobi. A trek to view the mountain gorillas and game drive on the savanna plains of the […]
    (1 Review)
  • 26 days – A Taste of Africa

    26 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Jinja - Dar Es Salaam/Zanzibar
    Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28
    This international camping tour starts in Kampala and finishes on Zanzibar/Dar es Salaam. Safari across the plains of the Serengeti and into the ancient caldera, […]
    (1 Review)
  • 73 days – Northern Trails

    73 days
    Camping Group Tour
    Cape Town - Nairobi
    South-Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya
    Min Age : 18+
    Max People : 28
    Cape Town to Nairobi. Beginning at the foot of Table Mountain and continuing along the Garden Route, one of the most beautiful stretches of coast […]
    (3 Reviews)
  • 8 days – Remarkable Rwanda Safari and Tour (MID RANGE)

    8 days
    Private Tour
    Kigali - Kigali
    Min Age : 15
    Max People : 10
    Remarkable Rwanda is one of the world’s most captivating and sort after destinations. From near destruction in the tragic 1994 genocide to a never before […]


African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only runned by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful locations, they will contribute to the your ultimate safari experience.

From tented safari camps to luxury boutique hotels. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!

  • All accommodations are carefully selected by us
  • Value for money
  • Local community support
  • The location compliments the African experience


  • This trip went far beyond our expectations leaving us with indelible memories of people, places and experiences!

    Susan G.
    Private safari
  • This was a great trip and what perfectly arranged! From Johannesburg to the Kruger Park and back again. Everything but everything arranged down to the last detail with freedom of choice. An unforgettable experience!

    Maarten V.
    Small Group Safari
  • We have never had such a great and personal travel agent! African Travels is an excellent organization that arranges everything the way you want.

    Annemieke van E.
    Self drive
  • Our experiences with African Travels are 100% positive. Everything was arranged perfectly. If we will make such a trip again, then it will be with African Travels! Thanks Will and Marijnke.

    Julia W.
    Self drive Botswana
  • African Travels arranged our trip to South-Africa in a really personal way. They booked a wonderfull guesthouse in Cape Town and we had a perfect tour (Wine tour and Garden Route)! If you ever need a agency helping you out by booking your trip to SA, contact them!

    Tailor made South Africa
  • Excellent Service, Great Tour and always available! I strongly recommend this agency for your SA trip!

    South Africa

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