Travelling is one of the best activities adventure travellers enjoy. Yes, there are many means of transport in which you have the choice to choose what you can afford, comfortable with or that which fits into your schedule. For Uganda safaris, you can choose to use air transport organized by your safari planner with the different aircraft in the country or get there by road. Some tourists always opt for flights to distant park because yes, some safari parks are really distant from the others but here is to why a road safari should be the best option for all tourists on a safari in Uganda.
The cost of hiring a 4×4 safari vehicle for hire in Uganda is definitely cheaper than that of a chartered flight. The popular destination that tourists opt to go to buy a flight is Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Semuliki National Park, Mountain Rwenzori National Park, Kibale National Park, Lake Bunyonyi and Kidepo Valley National Park. On the route to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by road from Entebbe International Airport, you get the chance to be driven through the bustling capital of Kampala where you get to have a sense of what capital means here. Continuing with your drive you go past several landscapes, see people do their daily activities just beside the road. Just 80km from Kampala, you have the chance to stop at the equator line in Kayabwe. This is the centre point of the world; the equator divides the world into the northern and southern hemisphere.
Here you undertake a geographical experience on the forces of the earth like how you lose 3kg when you stand on the equator line and regain them on either side of the line. Here you can also have time to view crafts in the shops at the equator. Continuing to the southern hemisphere, you are welcomed by a beautiful peneplain of the Kigezi highlands and the long-horned Ankole cattle. 12k to Mbarara town, you stop at Igongo cultural centre where you have traditional lunch as you taste from the different dishes of western Uganda. You then continue on a drive along with beautiful backdrops on a well tarmacked road to your safari accommodation. There’s no better way of getting closer to these beautiful en route stop points and have close views of the people than by road. On the long hours 12 hours’ drive to Kidepo Valley National Park, if you take the Eastern direction, you have the chance to drive through Kampala city, Mabira forest and the beautiful road to Jinja with sugar and tea plantations on both sides. Towards Jinja town, you cross the newly stayed Source of the Nile bridge.
Here you can stop for a Jinja source of the Nile tour, at the source of the world’s longest river-River Nile before continuing with your drive east. In Kapchorwa district, you visit the Sipi falls which are known as the most beautiful falls in the country. After the Sipi falls hike you can break your journey by spending a night at a preferred lodging facility close. You continue with the drive to the heart of Kidepo valley going past Moroto town where you can have a cultural tour to the Karamojong people and discover more on this “untouched” culture. Aside from what you miss out on a road safari in Uganda, there other good reasons for hiring a safari vehicle for your trip.
When you hire a safari vehicle in Uganda from a Uganda safari tour company, it comes along with our Uganda safaris driver guide who takes you throughout the trip. These guides are fluent in English and in any need for a translator one can always be hired. Their knowledge and professionalism make you’re being at a close view of different features more meaningful because you get to know the little details of your safari whether gorilla trekking or a wildlife tour and these little additions are what makes the trip more colourful. Amazingly for intrepid travellers, you can opt to go for a self-drive safari around the country as long as you hire the right car for your trip or group. If you are worried of the comfort of travelling by road because the vehicle, here is what a safari vehicle in Uganda looks like; Safari vehicles are designed with maximum possible comfort on Uganda’s upcountry bumpy and dusty roads.
A 4×4 safari Land cruiser for rent Kampala Uganda is the best option for tourists travelling upcthe ountry for a Uganda wildlife safari or even for a gorilla trekking safari. Safari vehicles are equipped with comfortable seats, a first aid kit, windows, and storage for your luggage. This makes your travel more comfortable rather than travelling by public means. In addition, every passenger has their own window seat for proper aeration and comfort. For wildlife viewing, safari vehicles have a pop-up roof that allows a 360-degree during your game drive on your and making photography easier. Whether you go to the park by air, within the park, you will still use road transport to connect to the park and hotel. Each safari vehicle is equipped with an inverter and extension so you can charge your electronics while on the move. Safari vehicles go through regular maintenance checks that include oil checks, fluid checks, electronics checking, new tires (if necessary), and any additional maintenance. This makes travel safer.
Self-drive car hire rentals under Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd offers cheap car hire Uganda services to tourists/clients who wish to have a self-drive safari in Uganda. We have affordable cars for hire in Uganda no matter where or why you are travelling to Uganda on your safari Uganda. Are you plan to drive around Kampala for a self-drive Kampala city tour or Kampala day trip? Or, are you interested in a self-drive tour in Uganda to Jinja for a Jinja city tour or Jinja day trip? You can count on our fleet of new rental cars to get you there in comfort. Are you looking for a small, medium car, a roomy family car, or a lavish luxury car for hire Uganda? Just contact our friendly staff at our offices will help you with the whole booking process so you just get ready for the day?
Having your own self-drive car hire rented vehicle on your Uganda safari gives you all the independence required for a convenient trip that is tailored to your needs. While in your own car, you will have the liberty to visit Uganda’s popular tourist attractions as per your own schedule. Not only will you be able to drive to the popular tourist destination, but you will completely be open to driving somewhere else as you wish. Our car hire services Uganda are extended to other countries like Rwanda Tanzania.
There is a multitude of choice when it comes to cheap car rental in Kampala Uganda. Our car can be hired depending on hours, daily, weekly, monthly depending on the option that suits you best. We offer holiday car rental in Kampala and beyond, as well as options suitable for weekend and business trips. We professionally advise you on the type of vehicle to hire depending on the place you have planned for your personalized road trip across Uganda. Due to our road conditions outside Kampala, we offer 4×4 safari Landcruisers for hire Uganda, 4×4 safari vans for rent Uganda, 4×4 min vans for hire Uganda, 4×4 jeeps for rent Kampala depending on your choice of selection. Make your booking today and get ready to hit the road as soon as you arrive in Uganda! We deliver our cars to your preferred destination.