Self Drive Uganda and Camping Gears


Uganda is a destination in Africa you can better experience on Self drive by visiting its top major sightseeing’s which include National Parks, game reserves, adventure sites and sanctuaries.

By location Uganda is located in the Eastern part of the African continent bordering Kenya in the East, Democratic Republic of Congo in the West, South Sudan in the North, Rwanda and Tanzania in the South, you can better reach it by use of air transport means and arrive in at Entebbe Airport, its characterized with Montane, Rain forest and bamboo forest.

It’s Wildlife in the major sightseeing include primates like shy endangered Mountain Gorillas which are found only in Bwindi impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Chimpanzees found in Kibale Forest National park, Queen Elizabeth in Kyambura gorge, and Ngamba island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Golden Monkeys only found in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Tree Climbing Lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park, African Big Fives which include Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes and the Rhinoceros which are only found in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Giraffe, Zebras, Kobs, Elands, Impala, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Red tailed Monkeys, Vervets, Blue Monkeys, different bird species which include the rare shoe bill and more.

What does it involve to go self drive and camping in Uganda? Going self drive in Uganda you must hire a stable Safari jeep and camping gears from your suitable Car hire company in Uganda like 4×4 Car Hire Uganda.

Hiring a Car

Different brands of 4×4 wheel drive Safari jeeps like Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, Tx, Tv, V8, Rav4, Super custom, Safari Vans, Safari Cruiser extended are available for hiring with 4×4 Car Hire Uganda at suitable and affordable prices. The minimum price of hiring a 4×4 wheel drive fleet is $48 USD per day and be offered a Toyota Rav4, when you rent a car with 4×4 Car Hire Uganda for long terms starting from three weeks an offer of 5% discount is given off the original prices.

To hire a Car in Uganda you must possess a valid driving license if you are the one to drive and you are required to present photocopies of it with your valid passport on the day of issuing a Car to you.

Terms and Conditions governing the rental are presented to you in soft copy via website and hard copy such that you can pass through it and decide whether you by it or not, if you fail to go by the terms and conditions of the rental, a car is not issued to you but if you decide to go by the terms you must sign on it which shows that you agree with the terms & must follow them.

All the costs for the rental are paid on arrival with a receipt issued to you for the confirmation of your payment, after an inspection is carried out on the car to see whether everything is okay plus taking photos of this car which indicate the condition in which this car is given to you and you must maintain it as per the agreement.

Hire Camping Gears

To go camping in Uganda’s major destinations to visit you must hire a set of Camping gears which costs $10 USD per day, these major destinations include National parks like Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Semliki, Lake Mburo, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Game reserves like Semliki game reserve and Sanctuaries which include Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and Ngamba island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, in most of these destinations reserved camping sites are available for campers  at a cost of about $5 – $10 USD per night.

For camping you have to go well stocked with your food for cooking and it’s advised if you have not come with your packed food you either buy it in Entebbe or Kampala city before you leave.

With self drive you are free to go everywhere you want but following the terms and conditions listed on the agreement hence putting it a clear option of adventuring and experiencing major Uganda’s top sceneries.


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