Average cost of trip to Rwanda

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Rwanda

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Rwanda? You should plan to spend around FRw116,485.28 ($115.74) per day on your trip to Rwanda for one person and FRw152,455.42 ($151.48) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (FRw80,515.14 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (FRw37,318.77 $37.08) and some entertainment (FRw34,621.51 $34.40) for two. Find more about Rwanda travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Rwanda cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Rwanda is around FRw2,105,737.63 ($2,092.27) for one person and around FRw3,535,142.04 ($3,512.52) for a couple including flights. March is the cheapest month to go to Rwanda.

Budget

One Week for Two FRw2,065,198.21 ≈ $2,051.98
Two Weeks for Two FRw2,785,078.29 ≈ $2,767.26

Comfort

One Week for Two FRw3,535,142.04 ≈ $3,512.52
Two Weeks for Two FRw4,519,282.63 ≈ $4,490.37

High-end

One Week for Two FRw5,050,648.84 ≈ $5,018.33
Two Weeks for Two FRw6,996,717.40 ≈ $6,951.95
Rwanda Travel Budget

Rwanda

Currency RWF (Rwanda Franc)
Exchange Rate 100RWF $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 26 Jul 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Rwanda?

A lot of people want to visit Rwanda and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to Rwanda from

How much does it cost to fly to Rwanda? High season for flights to Rwanda spans from June to August — prepare to pay $969.00 and more for your return flight to Rwanda. The period from January to March is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $618.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Rwanda

How much do hotels charge per night in Rwanda? High season in Rwanda runs from June to October. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $36.00. Low season spans from March to May. You can get a room for a night for as low as $17.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $32.00 per night, but prices can go up to 12% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $32.25
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $32.50
Jan. 24, 2021 AirBnB January $33.17
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $32.33
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $32.25
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $29.08
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $20.42
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $31.75
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $31.83
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $38.00

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Rwanda

How much does food in Rwanda cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Rwanda is FRw0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Rwanda would cost you around FRw7,548.29 ($7.50). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around FRw4,720.20 ($4.69). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Rwanda is around FRw613.93 ($0.61). A soft drink is around FRw503.22 ($0.50) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around FRw1,801.53 ($1.79) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Rwanda
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink FRw503.22 ≈$0.50
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water FRw613.93 ≈$0.61
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer FRw1,801.53 ≈$1.79
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two FRw4,720.20 ≈$4.69
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🌯 Street Food FRw7,548.29 ≈$7.50
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink FRw503.22 $0.50
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer FRw1,509.66 $1.50
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FRw7,548.29 $7.50
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food FRw7,548.29 $7.50
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water FRw600.00 $0.60
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FRw600.00 $0.60
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FRw1,580.11 $1.57
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two FRw16,817.60 $16.71
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer FRw2,365.13 $2.35
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink FRw573.67 $0.57

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Rwanda

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Rwanda?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Rwanda
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre FRw5,243.55 ≈$5.21
🕺 Night Club
🏄 Experience
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre FRw5,253.61 $5.22

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Rwanda

How much does airport transfer cost in Rwanda? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately FRw1,066.83 ($1.06).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Rwanda
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi FRw1,066.83 ≈$1.06
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport FRw332.12 ≈$0.33
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day
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April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport FRw120.00 $0.12
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi FRw600.00 $0.60
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi FRw1,962.56 $1.95
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport FRw271.74 $0.27
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport FRw600.00 $0.60
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi FRw600.00 $0.60

☀ Weather in Rwanda

The hottest season in Rwanda runs from December to April. The average temperature is around 28 °C. The rainy season is from October to December with average rainfall of 107mm.

🤑 Calculate your Rwanda travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Rwanda Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Rwanda 2092.3 1082 560 129.8 120.4 31.7 168.4

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