5 Best Self Drive Cars to Hire in Kampala

Kampala is Uganda’s biggest city, a commercial hub and a safe place. It attracts all kinds of visitors –those who come for business/events and city tours. It is in Kampala where most safaris in Uganda also begin or end. You can start a Uganda safari with a Kampala city tour to explore different attractions/tourist sites in and around Kampala.

The most popular tourist sites in Kampala include cultural, historical and religious sites such as Kasubi tombs, Ndere cultural center, Gadhafi mosque, Baha’i temple, Namirembe Cathedral, Uganda Martyrs shrines, Kabaka’s palace, or experience the night life in Kampala’s finest clubs and bars.

There are many options of getting around Kampala including public means of transportation, but the safest way is embarking on a self-drive tour in a rental car from Self Drive in Uganda. If it is your first time, you can hire a car and a driver so as to ensure maximum satisfaction and exploration of the city. The amazing bit about self-drive cars in Uganda is that visitors are guaranteed of ultimate comfort. For your road trips in Kampala, here are some of the 5 best self-drive cars to hire in Uganda;

5 best self-drive cars to hire in Kampala –Uganda

  1. 4×4 Toyota Rav4
  2. Toyota Land Cruiser
  3. Drone Van
  4. Mitsubishi Pajero
  5. Toyota Premio

4×4 Toyota Rav4

4×4 Toyota Rav4 is a compact SUV, a perfect option for self-drive tours in Kampala capital city. At Self Drive in Uganda, we have automatic and manual transmission Toyota Rav4 rental cars. Our Toyota Rav4 car hire for self-drive are 4×4 full time, fitted with features such as FM radio, CD player, Petrol engine, 3-door or 5-door, cozy seats, luxurious space for leg stretching and cargo, Ac, and preferred because of their low fuel consumption rate.

4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers

Hire 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser with capacity of five pax and get the best of your Kampala city tour. This is perfect if you are visiting Kampala for business tour. This comes with luxurious cargo and leg space. Some visitors have opted to hire 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser with a rooftop tent with a start in Kampala and ending up going to visit the upcountry attractions.

Toyota Premio

If you are looking for the most affordable rental car in Kampala, then you have a reason to hire Toyota Premio. This is a perfect car hire for self-drive tours in Kampala, with capacity of 4pax, and comes with an AC, cargo space, and guest space guaranteeing complete comfort. Most premios are however 2 wheel drives and are mostly suitable for town running. In case you wish to go upcountry, then we would definitely recommend you opt for a 4 wheel drive vehicle.

Mitsubishi Pajero

A comfortable Mitsubishi Pajero is one of the best rental car options you should consider for city tour in Kampala, business or leisure trips. This comfortable SUV comes with adequate cargo and leg room.

Drone Van

Get the best of our Hiace Drone Van and enjoy the most VIP road trip in Kampala or on your business trip in the city. This can accommodate up to 10 people comfortably and it is one of the cars that is easier to drive around. It is also ideal if you are traveling in small groups/families.

Other rental cars to consider for road trips in Uganda;

  1. Toyota Land Cruisers with double rooftop tents
  2. Pop up Land Cruiser V8
  3. Land Cruiser Prado with pop up
  4. Nissan Patrol
  5. Toyota Hilux
  6. Safari Vans
  7. Coaster Buses
  8. Toyota Ipsum
  9. Land Cruiser TX, etc


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