Self Drive in Uganda – 4wd Car Rental

We offer the best deals for self drive car rental in Uganda. Compare, save on your car rental in Uganda with Rooftop tents, Camping and fridge for your Uganda Safari tour.

Self Drive East Africa specializes in 4wd Cars only, dealing in Toyota brand that include Toyota Land cruiser( GX ,TZ, V8, 78 Series ) which are available for rental in Uganda to explore various National Parks.

Our Team is readily available to help you in planning our unique Uganda safari on Self  drive or guided safari staying in luxury or mid range accommodations.

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Land cruiser TZ

Recommended self drive car for your Uganda Safari is Toyota Land cruiser TX & TZ range from model 1996-2002 , coming with Working Ac, Radio, Engine Size 3400 CC, pope up roof.


Ground tent Camping
$ 5 pp/day
Land cruiser v8 and VX
 $85 /day
Land Cruiser Tx, TZ  with pope up roof
 $70 / day
Electrical fridge $10 / day

Toyota Land cruiser V8

Most conformable Land Cruiser v8 recommended for couple and family travels on Self drive safari mounted with Family rooftop tent or double rooftop tent ,it comes with Double sleeping bags, Working Ac , Air conditioning , Engine Size 4660 CC 1HZ .

Dont miss to enjoy wildlife watching in various national parks like Queen Elizabeth , Murchison falls & Lake Mburo National Park.


Ground tent Camping
$ 5 pp/day
Land cruiser V8 with roof top tent $95 /day
Land Cruiser V8 Normal
$85 / day
Electrical fridge $10 / day
Landcruiser V8

Toyota landcruiser 7.8 Serie

The most recommend car for off road visits like Kidepo Valley national park that hosts the big five and flat land with unique cultural experience.This Land cruiser 78 model 2009 – 2018 year with classic new operating Air Conditioning , With Roof top Tent. It comes equipped with a manual transmission and heavy-duty with 4wheel drive system.


Ground tent Camping
$ 5 pp/day
Land cruiser 78 series & with roof top tent $100 /day
Land Cruiser 78 series with Popup roof
$90 / day
Electrical fridge $10 / day

Frequently Asked Questions on Car Rental in East Africa.

Due to the fact that Self drive East Africa is managed by Self Drive Uganda Limited that has been offering great car rental Services in Uganda , Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania for Luxury adventures on Self drive Safaris.

What is a rental Voucher?

Discounted Long term Car HireThis is a discount that Self drive East Africa offers to Tour Operators and Classic Clients that have traveled with the company for more than one time. Cross check with the reservation if you qualify for discount Voucher. It also applies for long term Rental in Uganda or a drive around Lake Victoria adventure that cover a duration of 3 Months and above.

What are the age limits and restrictions for a car rental?

Yes the restriction is as per the insurance policy of Self Drive East Africa and we do accept that the minimum age is 24 for one to rent a car with us for your self drive safari in Uganda or visiting Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda. Self driving require some extra skills for your adventure in East Africa.

Is there a charge for a younger driver?

Yes the company Charges some extra fees to drivers that are below the age of 24 years and the cost is transferred to the insurance policy to cover extra liability.

Can anyone above 75 years of age rent a car?

Yes , but we need to plan their Self drive Uganda itinerary so that we can manage to low the distance that they have to cover while on an adventure in Uganda. Check on the pre tailored Uganda Safaris

Can the car I rent cross to another country?

Yes! Since we operate under East Africa, we do allow all our cars to cross borders to all east African countries , Kindly we do request that you notify us in advance to enable us prepare the documents and process the comesa insurance for your extension into a particular country . Please not Cross border is only in East Africa so you can cross to Rwanda, Burundi , Kenya, Tanzania.

Are there additional costs for border crossings?

Yes , We do charge extra depending on the duration of rental in that particular country. Read More