How Much does a Self Drive Safari cost in Uganda 2024/ 2025?

How Much does a Self Drive Safari cost in Uganda? comes with costs affected by insurance, fuel and supplies. How Much does a Self Drive Safari cost in Uganda is a guideline on how much a self drive safari would cost you while on Car rental Safari in Uganda whether on long term car rental, short term car rental, one way car rental, car rental with a driver guide.

A self-drive safari cost varies depending on factors like the destination, duration of the safari, type of accommodation, vehicle rental fees, park entrance fees and additional activities.

7 factors that can influence the cost of a self-drive safari

  1. Destination

In Uganda a self-drive safari costs from US $45 per day, to take you to anywhere you prefer  according to your preferences using Car Rental Options like the Toyota Rav 4 to take you anywhere around Uganda.

     2. Duration

The Time you hire/ rent a car affects the overall cost of your self-drive safari in Uganda i.e Longer safaris will cost more according to increased accommodation, food and fuel expenses. So when you are looking into hiring a car, make sure to know and budget for the number of Days you want to spend on the safari.

     3. Accommodation

The Self Drive Safari Cost is affected by the type of accommodation you choose, such as camping, self-catering lodges or luxury lodges. Luxury lodges are more expensive compared to camping or basic lodges. Hence we recommend you know your budget then chose the perfect self-drive safari.

     4. Vehicle Rental

The Type of vehicle you choose to rent also affects your self drive safari cost. The Hiring Price for a Rav4, Land Cruiser Prado, Roof Top Tent Land Cruisers varies.

     5. Park Entrance Fees

The Destinations (National Parks) you want to explore also affect your self-Drive safari cost as the park entrance fees to these parks vary basing on location and the number of days you plan to spend in the park. A park entrance fee is at US $40 per 24 hours spent in the park hence the more days you spend in the park the more money is charged.

      6. Fuel and Supplies

Distance covered and fuel efficiency of your vehicle impacts the fuel costs as well as the self drive safari expenses. The food, water, and other supplies also add to your daily expenses as you transfer from one destination to another.

       7. Insurance

Include Travel insurance, vehicle insurance and additional coverage for wildlife remarkable encounters should be added to the cost.

Budget Car Rental Options

Roof Top Tent Land Cruiser

US $80/ Day

A Driver, 4 Adults

Fuel: Petrol

Standard Land Cruiser

US $75/Day

A Driver, 4-5 Adults

Fuel: Petrol

Toyota Rav4

US $45/Day

A Driver, 3 Adults

Fuel: Petrol

Land Cruiser Prado

US $75/ Day

A Driver, 4 Adults

Fuel: Petrol