Uganda Self Drive: 4×4 Long term Car rental and Hire, Car Rental and driver, Rooftop tent rental.

4x4 self drive Uganda jeep. Uganda self driveLooking for a rental car in Uganda? Book a 4×4 car rental with/without a rooftop tent for as low as 3 days, a week, a month, a year or more on self-drive or car rental with a driver with 4×4 Uganda self-drive at cheap one-way car rental deals.

We offer well-serviced cars and town locations in Uganda including Kampala, Entebbe, Jinja, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Gulu, Arua, Masaka, Hoima, Mbale, Kisoro, Kabale, and Lira, among others on one-way car rental basis and self-drive safari road trips.

4×4 Uganda self-drive offers you a quick and convenient way to rent a car in Uganda. You can include any Uganda self-drive Car rental extras you need to make your self-drive safari or Long & short-term car rental trip more comfortable and secure. Along with our great car rental deals in Uganda, we offer attractive rates on several optional rental fleets. Consider taking on add-ons like child seats, GPS, camping gear, comprehensive insurance(to cover the vehicle from theft, fire and accidents), free gorilla and Chimpanzee permit booking and 24/7 roadside assistance.

Most Visited places in Uganda

Bwindi national ParkThe most self-drive and road trip adventure places to visit in Uganda for awe-inspiring and breathtaking experiences include; Bwindi National Park, Kibale National Park, Rwenzori National Park, Queen Elizabeth national, Murchison falls national Park, Kidepo National Park, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Source of the Nile in Jinja

The most famous tourist attractions in these most visited places in Uganda are the endangered Mountain gorillas, Chimpanzees, Africa’s big five including lions, Rhinoceros, Elephants, Leopards, and buffaloes, the Margherita Peak of Rwenzori Mountains, the top of Murchison falls and different Bird species. These attractions feature remarkable experiences such as gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi and Mgahinga national Park;  chimpanzee tracking and habituation experiences in Kibale National Park, Kalinzu forest, Ngamba Island, Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park; wildlife viewing and boat cruise adventures in Murchison falls National park, queen Elizabeth national park, Kidepo national Park, Lake Mburo National park, and  Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking; and incredible Hiking adventures at Mount Rwenzori National Park not forgetting the white water rafting in Jinja at the source of the Nile.

4×4 Self-drive Cautions

Land Cruiser extended. Uganda self drive Uganda, “the pearl of Africa” is a landlocked country so be sure to plan long-distance trips carefully. Generally, Uganda’s roads are in good condition according to the African road standards but the four main routes leading travellers out of Kampala to 4 regions of the country are made of smooth asphalt with many speed bumps and a few existing potholes on the major routes.

Each day trip to any destination or hotel requires a combination of driving on smooth and gravel roads, whereas off-road driving within the national parks is majorly done on dirt roads. The road conditions of both the gravel and dirt roads vary during different seasons of dry months and wet months, ie, they are dusty during the dry season, muddy during the rainy season and most difficult during the rainy season.

Other roads are greatly unsurfaced, thus reducing driving speed, which includes; from Masindi to Murchison falls national Park, fort portal via Hoima to Masindi, and the northern section from North of Gulu towards Kidepo National Park

Roadside crime is common so avoid picking up while driving in remote or major towns. Keep your doors locked at night and try to avoid travelling in remote areas at night. It is also known that thieves employ various schemes to stop cars including placing rocks on the road if you encounter this does not stop but drive around it and continue your journey.

Important Rules for driving in Uganda:

  • Speed limits are 100 km/h on highways, 80 km/h on rural roads and 50 km/h in urban areas
  • Driving without a valid driver allowance is illegal
  • Driving is on the left side of the road.
  • Remember to always wear your seat-belts
  • Don’t use mobile phones when driving, a hands-free kit is permitted.
    At quieter intersections, the first to arrive often has priority, at roundabouts give way to your right.
  • It is illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The permitted blood alcohol level is 0.08%
  • Above all, all land cruisers are strong, reliable and sturdy with 4WD for all road conditions, and all seasons-both dry and wet in Uganda

Car rental Fleets: Which 4×4 rental Car is right for my Trip?

Saloon cars such as Toyota Rav4, and Toyota Premio are good for short trips, and airport transfers, and are cheap, reliable and comfortable with enough leg room and luggage room. Saloon cars are good for all Ugandan roads.

SUV rental fleets are good for long-distance road trips between cities and town locations in Uganda, as they provide enough luggage room.

Double cabin picks up, are good for long-term projects in Uganda whereas, for large groups of 5-44, minivans, coasters, land cruiser extended, land cruiser hardtop, and standard land cruiser hard tops are ideal. They have 4WD for all-terrain road types, enough luggage space, and are suitable for family and long-term business projects and trips.

Rooftop rental fleets including Land Cruiser LX with two rooftop tents, Standard Land cruiser with two rooftop tents, Land cruiser Gx with two rooftop tents, Land cruiser v8 with one rooftop tent etc are ideal for camping safaris or road trips alongside camping equipment.

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