Self Drive Uganda Tips For Driving In Uganda On A Road Trip

Top Things To Know While Self Driving in Uganda. Top Things To Know while Self Driving in Uganda 2022: 4×4 Self Drive Uganda provides important tips that travellers need to Know to Self Drive in Uganda

Uganda is a perfect Safari Destination to venture while on a Self Drive Uganda Tour to Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kidepo National Park, Kibale National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Queen National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and Mount Rwenzori National Park.

Things to Know while Self-Driving in Uganda

Renting a Car with 4×4 Self Drive Uganda

The most important thing you must know about renting a Car in Uganda is that even though most areas within the country have tarmacked roads, some are rough/rugged.

That is why we urge you to ride safari in a reliable and equipped 4×4 vehicle that will handle all kinds of roads to any destination of your choice for example the national Parks i.e. Kidepo or Murchison falls National Park where the roads are quite rough.

Picking Up and Dropping Off Your Car in Uganda

All that you need to know about Road tripping in Uganda on Self Drive depends on which destination, you would prefer to go to while on your visit to Uganda, we believe that your first stop will be in Kampala City /Town.

While interested in Self Driving in Uganda, we advise you to book and hire a Car then we advise you by giving you our Office addresses where you pick up the Car then you inform us on where we pick it up.

The Driver who drops the car at the Airport/ hotel is the same one who picks at the end of your rental you Rental. It is that Simple and flexible.

Driving in Uganda

4x4 Self drive UgandaUganda is a Country of many different Terrains from the City, Main Roads to the remote rugged roads that lead to various safari destinations.

While seated in your 4×4 Vehicle with reliable tyres, we encourage you to follow the Traffic Rules and Regulations as well as those governing most safari destinations to enjoy the Self Drive Adventure in Uganda.

Do not Drive at night in Uganda

Uganda is a very safe destination to adventure while on Self Drive but during the Day so we don’t recommend driving at Night as this is not so safe, especially in remote safari destinations in Uganda.

There are limited street lights outside Uganda and all drivers drive with high beams on at night something so blinding and dangerous for you might get into an accident.

Although, in the countryside on dirt Roads with lots of potholes hence making it hard to see the road clearly in the dark. So please, drive during the day.

Do not Trust Google Maps

When self-driving in Uganda, we advise you to use travel maps Google maps cannot be fully trusted because they don’t always recognize undrivable pothole-ridden dirt roads with sharp corners something that might get you lost in the remote regions in Uganda.

Take note that you shouldn’t get off the main Roads despite Google Maps trying to redirect you through shorter candid roads.


If you plan to drive around Kampala Town, be prepared for the traffic around the Town due to the numerous roundabouts Town.

Drivers around the Town are good hence giving way for you to go when convenient rather than them trying to push through. Later you will follow through the traffic mildly to your final destination in Uganda.

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