Solo Travellers In Rwanda

Solo Travellers In Rwanda  : A number of travellers still associate Rwanda with the Rwanda genocide which happed to claim about 1,000,000 lives of people in 1994 which made the country quite unsafe for travellers to visit however it is thirty years now and it is important for you to know the country is safer than ever which makes the country quite safe for travellers that are interested in embarking on a solo safari experience in Rwanda. Interested in visiting the country as a solo traveller? Here is a guide of the things you can do, as a solo traveller in Rwanda in order for you to have a memorable safari in Rwanda.

Best activities for solo travellers

Game drives in Akagera national park will give you the opportunity to access a number of rewarding attractions in the wild like the big five animals in Rwanda. click the link below to inquire more about the game drives in Akagera national park. You can either participate in a private game drive where it will only be the two of you (you and the guide)  in cases where you want to make the most of your safari or you can opt to join a safari group while at the park to mingle with other travellers from different countries. All these can be arranged to ensure that you have the most memorable safari experience while you explore the different trails in the park for an amazing safari experience in the country.

Cultural tours

Solo travellers can also participate in the cultural tours in Rwanda which will give you the opportunity to get the opportunity to understand more about the people of Rwanda and their different features and unique cultural values. You can visit a number of cultural villages in the country like; the Humure refugee camp which will give you an insight about the culture of the people of Tanzania that fled the country due to the political unrest. Once you visit the cultural villages you will watch how they make their traditional dishes, there cultural dances as they perform them for a memorable safari experience.


A solo traveller interested in birding can participate in birding in Rwanda which will lead them to a number of national parks in Rwanda like volcanoes national park, Akagera national park, Gishwati mukura national park and many other different destinations to make your safari experience. among the different birding species that you will get to watch include; White-breasted Cormorants, Pied Kingfishers, Osprey, Double-tooth Barbet, Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Familiar Chat, Brown-throated Wattle-eye and Spot-flanked Barbet, Red-billed Teal, Paradise Flycatcher, African Hobby African Spoonbill, Black Kite, African Fish Eagle, Pygmy Kingfisher, White-browed Coucal, Grey-capped Warbler Spur-winged Geese, Little Grebe, common Moorhen, Hadada Ibis, White-faced Whistling Duck Black Crake, Hottentot Teal Black Egret, Cater Egret, and Black-headed Heron and many other rewarding bird species in Rwanda.

Solo Travellers In Rwanda
Brown-throated Wattle-eye

How to save money

A tip for a solo traveller that is interested in saving some money since travelling solo in Rwanda is quite expensive because of the fact that the country is a luxury destination. However, you can choose to participate in group safaris that are available at a number of destinations like the national parks in Rwanda, you will also have the opportunity to get public transport means that operate on a daily basis to help you cut the costs for transportation as you access the different destinations for the safari experience. For accommodation, if you’re a budget traveller, you can opt for lodges instead of hotels which offer accommodation at cheaper rates.

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