Car Rental for Road Trips in Uganda
Are you coming for a road trip Uganda and looking for a reliable car rental for road trips in Uganda service provider, we are so far the leading car rental company in the country that will offer you the service at the most affordable and pocket friendly rates.
A road trip in Uganda will introduce you to some of the country’s hidden gems that include the diverse landscapes, wildlife species, over 50 ethnic groups and so much more. Our car rental for road trips in Uganda consists of mainly 4×4 rental cars that will give you a hassle free experience while on a road.
Some of the best cars to take on a road trip Uganda include a 4×4 Toyota RAV4, Land Cruiser TX/TZ, Land Cruiser V8, Land Cruiser GX manual, Nissan patrol, safari Land Cruiser, safari vans, Land Cruiser Hardtop and so much more. These are regularly maintained and serviced to get you to your final destination with ease.
If you are traveling with children and would prefer the flexibility and comfort the same as your own car, we having some amazing extras for you to hire and these include child seats, fridge camping gear and more.
Where to go on a Uganda road trip
There is so much that you can discover while on a road trip Uganda and most of these can be explored better with a 4×4 rental. These are some of the places that you definitely have to visit while on Uganda road trip.
Road Trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
This is the leading world destination where you can see the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Bwindi is home to half of the world’s population of these wildlife species and to see them, you will need to have purchased a gorilla trekking permit from the Uganda wildlife authority. These permits go for only $700 for foreign nonresidents, $600 for foreign residents and UGX 250,000 for east African citizens.
Before you go for gorilla trekking in the dense rainforest of the park, you will be briefed on the guidelines you need to follow while close and during the trek. This is done to protect you and the gorillas from infection. During the trek, you will get the opportunity to see other wildlife species that live within the park and these include several species of birds, insects and more.
Once you get close to the gorillas you will only be allowed to spend one hour with these massive creatures observing their behavior and taking as many photos as you want. It might be a thrilling experience but its rewarding experience that you definitely deserve.
After the trekking, you will be led back to the park headquarters where you will receive a certificate applauding you for having participated in gorilla trekking in Uganda.
If you are planning for a Uganda road trip, this is a must include.
Road Trip to Murchison Falls National Park
Another place that you definitely don’t have to miss out while on a road trip Uganda is Murchison Falls National Park. This is Uganda’s most visited, largest and oldest national park with so much to see. Your highlight of visiting this park is to see the world’s most powerful waterfall – Murchison Falls.
The popular Murchison falls were formed as a result of the Nile river forcing itself through a narrow gorge thus forming a a thunderous and rainbow that’s usually seen in photos. A hike to the top of the falls will present you the opportunity to see how the falls were formed and while here you can take as many photos as you want.
While in the park, you can as well go on a game drive that presents you an opportunity to see some of the wildlife species like spotted hyenas, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, birds, antelopes and more as they roam freely in the park. You can as well go for a boat cruise up stream that gives you the opportunity the Nile crocodile, hippos and other wildlife animals on the shores of the river.
If you would like to see chimpanzees too Murchison Falls National Park is another place to see these species that we share almost 98% of DNA with. To go chimpanzee tracking in the Budongo Forest, you will need to have got a permit from the National forestry authority.
Road Trip to Lake Mburo National Park
Do you want to visit a place close to Kampala? Lake Mburo is the right destination. This is Uganda’s smallest and closest national park to Kampala and Entebbe. With its small size, the park has so much you can engage in and this includes a game drive that introduces you to some of the wildlife species in the park especially the elands, zebras, giraffes and more.
You can as well go on a boat cruise in the park where you will be able to see hippos, birds and so much more.
Road Trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park
This is among the most visited national parks in Uganda and also the second largest in the country. The highlight of your trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park is to see the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector of the park. These exhibited such a skill to escape insect bites from the ground and also have a close look at their prey as they roam in the park.
While in Queen Elizabeth National Park, you can as well go for a game drive in the Kasenyi plains for an opportunity to see some of the wildlife species that include several species of birds, lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kob, topi, waterbuck, warthog among others.
Your trip in the park is incomplete if you don’t get the opportunity to go on a boat cruise along the kazinga channel. While here you will be able to see the hippos, crocodiles, water birds, elephants, buffaloes and more others on the shores of the lake.
Road Trip to Kibale Forest National Park
On your road trip Uganda, you can as well visit the Kibale forest National Park for a complete primate safari experience where you will be able to see chimpanzees and other primates in the park’s premises. This park is also referred as the primate capital of the world because it has more than 13 primate species that you will be to see while here.
Other places you can visit on your car rental for road trips in Uganda include the semuliki National park, Kampala city tour, the source of the Nile in Jinja, the Ssipi falls, Kidepo Valley National Park and so much more. A road trip to these places will give you the opportunity to enjoy the picturesque view of the beautiful country side and you can capture that award winning photography and keep the memories with you.
How much is self drive in Uganda?
Are you planning for a self drive road trip Uganda and want to know how much it would take you? Worry not. The cost car rental for road trips in Uganda is determined by the type of car you are to rent, the rental period and the number of people.
We recommend 4×4 vehicles for Uganda road trip however, these do differ in terms of strength and comfort with the cheap car rental for road trips in Uganda vehicle being only $60 per day and that’s a Land Cruiser TX/TZ.
If you are renting for more than 14 days, we have discounts running and we will be able to give you a discount on car rental regardless of the car you have hired from us.
Are you travelling with family or colleagues for a Uganda road trip? We have reliable fleet of cars specifically for groups and these take more than 5 people however the rental cost of these is slightly high compared to cars that take between 2- 4 people.
Our car rental for road trips in Uganda includes unlimited mileage giving you the opportunity to drive far as you want while on a Uganda road trip. We give you the freedom to fully explore the pearl of Africa at your own pace.
To rent a car for your next Uganda road trip, don’t hesitate to fill our request form with your details about the number of days, the type of car you would like and we will be able to take you through the booking process.
You cans alternatively talk to us directly on +256 704538374 and we will be more than ready to take you through our rental booking process.