Outdoor fun Activities to do on your Rwanda Safari : There are so many things to do on your Rwandan safari that it can be hard to decide what to do first. Well, worry no more! Here are some fun activities that you can do while on your Rwanda wildlife safari. Before you head into the bush on your next adventure, make sure you are prepared with all the right gear and equipment. If you are going to hike or backpack into remote areas of the park, you are going to need the proper equipment and apparel to keep you safe and get the most out of your experience.

 Some of the things you will need include: Hiking boots with good traction, clothing appropriate for the climate you are hiking in, a good tent, a flashlight with plenty of extra batteries, water purification tablets, insect repellent, sunblock, boots that are comfortable and supportive, waterproof bags to store your extra gear and snacks. The clothing that you pack for your hike or backpacking trip is important. You are going to want to make sure you are dressed appropriately for the conditions you will be hiking in.

If you are tired of being indoors and you are looking for something fun and worth your while, here are some ideas for what to try on your next Rwanda safari tour.

Whitewater rafting

Feel the rush of whitewater rapids as you experience the thrill of white water rafting in the Ruhondo River! With a variety of tours to choose from, you’re sure to find the one that’s right for you. Guided raft trips are led by expert local guides who will ensure your safety throughout the duration of your trip.

Outdoor fun Activities to do on your Rwanda Safari
Twin Lakes

Zipline Canopy Tour

Your heart will race as you glide through the treetops on a zipline canopy tour

Mountain biking

 Explore Rwanda’s stunning mountains on two wheels as you cycle down scenic backroads and take in sweeping views of the countryside. Bike tours are offered by several reputable companies in Rwanda and can be booked in advance to ensure availability.

Kigali city tour

Kigali City Tour takes you to some of the main sights of Kigali city and the surroundings. You will pass through the residential area of the city as well as through the city center where you will have the chance to stop at various monuments and take pictures at the iconic landmarks.

Outdoor fun Activities to do on your Rwanda Safari
Kigali City

Hot air ballooning

The Rwanda Development Board has partnered with Aerostar Balloons to offer hot air ballooning flights from multiple launch sites around the country. Whether you want to soar over the verdant hills or gaze out over the spectacular landscape of the Volcanoes National Park, hot air ballooning offers incredible views of the Rwandan countryside that you simply cannot experience from anywhere else, Outdoor fun Activities to do on your Rwanda Safari


Take an exhilarating walk through the forest on an unforgettable Canopy Walk Adventure in Nyumanzi at Karisoke Research Center! This exciting excursion begins with a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the forest floor and takes you soaring through the trees on a suspended network of cables. The experience includes three zip-lines that afford breathtaking views of the forest below as well as a sky walk that offers a unique perspective on the forest canopy from above.

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