With the zeal for self discovered adventures by many youths on Uganda safaris, many have opted for self drive safaris through the country a reason as to why we are here to give you driving guidelines for self drive tourists in Uganda. Depending on the season, the roads in Uganda are fairly good within all towns and could be dusty or muddy during the dry and wet seasons respectively. If you book with car hire rentals Uganda Kampala, you are given advise on the type of the car according to your travel group and needs.
For international tourists on Uganda tours, a holder of a valid driver license issued by his/her country of residence is permitted to drive in Uganda. However, this is valid for only three months if the driver license is in English and after that period, the driver will be required to obtain a Ugandan driving license.
If your country driver license is not in English, then a driver should have an approved notarized translation of his/her driver license. A better alternative is the driver may obtain an International driving permit before traveling to Uganda.
Now that you know what is required of you, here are some of the Driving rules to follow in Uganda;
If one needs to get an international driving license, here is the procedure to undertake
You will love the adventure and the discoveries but you need to know and follow the rules too to have the fun.