Are you planning to go for a self-drive safari in Uganda but you do not know which car to use? Self-drive safaris have become the most sought-after experience by most travelers on safari to Uganda’s most magnificent protected areas and wildlife reserves. Uganda’s tourist attractions are largely confined within the national parks which is why Uganda is considered to be one of the perfect safari destinations in Africa. While other tourists may prefer traveling for guided tours with the help of tour operators, most visitors these days enjoy self-drive Uganda safaris especially with our perfect 4 by 4 safari vehicles on hire. Our car hire and rental company are exceptionally one of the best agencies that you should consider when it comes to the most comfortable and pocket-friendly cars to hire in Kampala, Uganda. If you are planning to have a self-drive safari in Uganda, do not forget to check on the following cars that have been rated the best for self-drive safari;
The Toyota Prado
The Toyota Prado features one of the best and most famous four-by-four vehicles in Uganda worth using while on self-drive safaris to Uganda’s remotest protected areas for wildlife viewing encounters. The Toyota Prado comes in different types and the rarest and most comfortable ones to use in Uganda include the Prado TX, TZ, GX, and 3 Liter Turbo. This category accommodates about 5 (five) visitors together with the driver. Most of our Prado cars are pocket friendly and you won’t regret using it as it is rated the best when it comes to fuel consumption and massive discounts for long and offseason. This category also features a luxurious space for visitor’s property and camping gear. It is best to drive especially on the poor roads where most of Uganda’s protected areas are located. Uganda has ten national parks of all of which are situated far from Kampala city center and they include Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mount Elgon National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Kibale National Park, Semuliki Valley National Park, and Lake Mburo National Park. Our Prado cars feature a GPS and pop-up roof which offers our visitors spectacular views while on a game drive and also allows visitors to take clear photographs.
The Toyota Rav4 is undoubtedly one of the best vehicles on the market today. It is a compact SUV in the self-drive car for hire. It comes in manual and automatic transmission and you can hire 3 or 5 doors. The engine is a 1990cc it is best for any kind of weather. Our Toyota Rav4 also comes in low maintenance costs and gets better fuel mileage. When the rear seats are folded down, it can provide a cargo volume of cars twice its size. This category is better for visitors who wish to explore Uganda as two people but it can take up to 5 people and you can get it within your pocket range. The Rav4 cars are equipped with air conditioners, 4WD tires and it is easy to drive. If you are planning to go for camping, honeymoon holidays, conferences, meetings, and or family picnics, consider the Rav4 as your best choice for self-drive safaris in Uganda.
The super custom or Hiace van or Minibus/Nissan patrol
These types of cars are equally good for self-drives in Uganda. They accommodate from five to 14 visitors and they have adequate space for cargo depending on the number of travelers. They have a pop-up roof, CD player, GPS, air conditioner, FM radio transmission, and many more.
In conclusion, for self-drive safaris in Uganda, we have a wide range of cars for you to hire. Usually, we offer vehicles without a driver to allow you to realize your dream in Uganda as an independent person. But for first-time travelers in Uganda, you may need to hire both the driver and the car not to get lost while in new areas. This is equally better as the driver knows the best areas of interest that can excite visitors along the way.