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What to Expect on self- drive Safari in Uganda?

Hiring a self-drive on a safari to Uganda is too rewarding and you will have a chance to enjoy a lot during your stay to the pearl of Africa, and you will enjoy to the fullest if you hire a 4×4 car from a genuine car hire company. In Uganda there are very many car hire companies each offering the same services although at a different price. Uganda is a home to a number of attractions within the city and also in the remote areas deep in the village. It hosts 10 national parks and a number of game reserves although most of these attractions are found in the far long distance. parks like Kidepo valley national park known as the most remote park  located in the far northern part of Uganda, reaching there you may need to plan for 2 days drive with an overnight on the way before your arrive at the park. Bwindi and Mgahinga are also located far away from the city it’s about 8-9 days from Kampala to the park although with stopovers on the way to admire nature. In this, hiring a 4×4 car will be of a great advantage.

A 4 wheel drive will enable you drive safely on the road, even if the road is muddy or sleepy you will still navigate and reach safely to your destination. some of the roads leading to most of attractions are tricky, so if you will need a driver that will be fine, you can go ahead and hire a 4×4 car with a driver, they know most of the alternative roads leading your to your destination, they are well experienced and they will drive you with a lot of care, what you will have to do is to sit at the back and leave everything to the driver. Send us your inquiry indicating your interest; we will advise you on the type of the car which will best suit you and the number of people you are travelling with.

If you will travel around the city, a 4×4 car may not be highly needed because most of the roads within and around the capital Kampala are well tarmacked unless in the remote areas. On a 4×4 car hire safari you will expect to enjoy a number of activities in the true wilderness of Africa, Uganda is sometimes referred to as a pearl of Africa named by Sir Churchill due to a number of incredible activities some of which are incomparable just waiting for you to explore. Each park offers unique feature so a visit to one or more of these parks is a breathtaking moment one should never forget.

If your safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth, Murchison falls, Lake Mburo, Kidepo national park game viewing will be the most sought after activities in all these parks, primate trekking in kibale, kyambura gorge in Queen N.P, Budongo forest will give a rewarding experience on a 4×4 safari to Uganda, don’t forget gorilla trekking on of its kind adventure activity in Bwindi national park and Mgahinga gorilla forest national park. Other activities expects to enjoy on a 4×4 car hire in Uganda include boat cruise, nature walk, birding safaris, cultural safaris among many others, so expect a lot during safari. Spending an overnights in tents and lodges deep in the remote areas giving you a true experience on an African safari particularly Uganda.

Our 4×4 cars are well maintained, we have top up roof cars which can help to sight many animals which live far during a game drive in protected national park except a Rav 4 which does not have an open roof but it also good for sighting animals at the park. A safari van/supper custom is more suitable for large group from 7-9 people including a driver, it has an option for a popup roof which provide shade from hot and rain but also suitable when doing a game drive in the parks as you can easily see and take photography of animals which are very far. They have air conditioner, adequate seat row space with a good space for cargo. The price for this car range from 70 to 100 per day without fuel and a driver, however if you need a driver, he can be reserved for you. Another 4×4 safari vehicle is a Toyota safari land cruiser is this one can take up to 8 people including a driver; it’s very comfortable and suitable for rough roads. It has in built fridge, pop-up roof. First kit, 2 spare tyres with a good space for luggages. This type of 4×4 cars is largely recommended for safaris in Uganda. You can get this one a US$150 per day with a driver or at US$120 per day without a driver and fuel. Hire a self-drive car from us for a great experience.

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