Payment is made in Dollars or Euros at the current exchange rate from dollar to euro. A deposit of 50% of the price is paid to confirm the trip. The balance (50%) must be paid at least 30 days before the arrival of the group.
As a rule, payment is made by bank transfer, and the cost of the bank transfer is at your charge.
Direct Payment Online (DPO) is possible at an additional cost of 3.5% of the sent amount.
Payment by credit card is also accepted at our office at an additional cost of 3% of the paid amount.
To send you bank details, please let us know in which currency and method of payment you wish to pay.
Locally, credit cards are usually accepted at major hotels, supermarkets, souvenir shops, and shopping malls in Rwanda. Except for local markets.
There are ATMs in every town and you can get a good exchange rate in Forex bureaus or withdrawing Rwandan Francs.
All trip costs are shown in USD. If you pay online, your credit card company will determine the actual exchange rate.
Once you have paid the deposit the next step is for you to send us a scan or photo of your passport (along with arrival flight details). We can’t book your flight or get your trekking permit until we have the photo or scan of your passport so please send this to us as soon as possible.
As soon as you confirm your trip we will be booking your hotels, visit permits, and if you need it your flights,
From 1 Jan 2018, Citizens of all countries are allowed to get visa upon arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders without prior application.
Citizens of countries members to the following international organizations: African Union, Commonwealth and La Francophonie get visa upon arrival and are waived visa fees for a visit of 30 days (
For citizens of others countries, to avoid rush at the airport we generally suggest also the option to submit application online (https://www.migration.gov.rw/our-services/visa/) or at the Rwanda Diplomatic Missions of the country of residence before departure. We also send you a tourist invitation letter related to your travel itinerary. Guests are responsible to check and verify all visa requirements before arriving. Your passport needs to have at least 6 months validity on the date you are entering Rwanda. Check this as soon as you book your trip.
East African Tourist Visa
This is a Joint Tourist Visa and it allows the traveler to travel to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda ONLY. It can be used multiple times for tourism purposes. The visa prohibits employment and is issued only for tourism purposes. The visa is valid for 90 days and is not renewable upon expiry or upon exit from the block (Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda). The issuing country should be your first entry point. The fee payable is USD 100.
Airlines: airlines servicing Kigali International Airport are: RwandAir, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and EgyptAir. Helicopter transfers within Rwanda are available through Akagera Aviation. All international flights arrive at Kigali International Airport, just 10km from Kigali city centre.
Air ticketing service: As a tourism and travel agency, Attractive Safaris can help you select your international flight, can book the flight with low agency fees and add the ticket price to the price of the trip or you can book the selected international flight yourself.
At your arrival, our representative will be there to greet and pick you up at the airport. Please look for our representative with “ATTRACTIVE SAFARIS” signboard. You'll be transferred from/to the airport.
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Rwanda, EAC countries can be visited throughout the year.
June to September is the long dry season: it is tourism high season; this is generally the best time to visit if you have the choice.
December to February is short dry season : Pick season of tourism
October to November: shorter rainy season , time of quiet tourism
March to May: wet season, the rain is heavy and persistent, but there is no problem to travel these periods either.
Rwanda has an excellent mobile phone network covering almost the entire country, and international calls can be made easily.
The country is among the top three African countries in terms of internet connectivity, with an ever-growing fiber optic network.
Free Wi-Fi and hot showers are available everywhere in Rwanda accommodations.
Please refrain from bringing plastic bags to Rwanda. Banned by law since 2008, any plastic bags in your luggage will be confiscated at the airport or at another point of entry.
As a country, we strive to protect, safeguard and promote the environment – a matter which is written into our constitution and carefully observed by our citizens, who all participate in a community service called Umuganda on the last Saturday of every month.
We respectfully request that all visitors help us keep Rwanda the cleanest country in Africa, and dispose of all litter responsibly.
Attractive Safaris welcomes you to discover Remarkable Rwanda, Land of a Thousand Hills and the East African Region.