April 2, 2023

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5 Best Vehicles for Safaris in Uganda

A safari to Uganda is one of the most memorable things that will offer you ultimate fun of travel. The country is packed with lots of amazing things; impressive untouched wildlife, breathtaking landscapes, warm weather plus the friendly local people that make a road trip around the country a great experience. Uganda’s destinations including national parks, Islands, lakes, rivers and others attract a lot of visitors to enjoy activities such as gorilla trekking, chimp tracking, bungee jumping, whitewater rafting, game viewing, boat cruise, mountain climbing, cultural experiences and bird watching among others. The most popular mode of transportation during these Uganda safaris is road transport and here are the 5 best cars known for such trips.

Toyota land cruiser

Land cruisers are the most popular safari vehicles in Uganda. They are the answer to travel needs to areas like national parks and other nature reserves. These 4X4 cars are ideal for guided tours and are strong enough to handle challenging terrains on off-road safaris. Major categories of Toyota land cruisers for safaris are the Landcruiser 5 seater and the extended land cruiser which seats up to 7 travelers. They have pop-up roofs that enable tourists to get clear views of wildlife. Feature a high roof, spacious interior and enough space for luggage.

Safari van

This is one of the commonly used cars for group travel. It accommodates 10 people and features a spacious area for luggage, clear windows and a pop up roof to allow travelers get the best views of wildlife and air conditioner to keep the car a comfortable place during travel. The 4WD car is suitable for trips to national parks and other destinations like Jinja and more. It is good for camping tours as well.

Super custom

The Super Custom is also known as Toyota Hiace. These cars are very comfortable with cozy and well- spaced cushioned seats, air conditioner and some of them have a sliding roof that allow visitors to enjoy beautiful views of wildlife and other landscapes. A super custom is ideal for family trips and small group trips of 5-7 people. The 4X4 vehicle is strong and can be used to any part of Uganda. It has a boot that is big enough to accommodate all travelers’ luggage.


This Toyota automobile is a small-size 4WD car popular for self drive safaris. It is liked by many because of its fuel economizing system, no need to worry about fuel consumption on long trips. The SUV features 3 or 5 doors, air conditioner and enough cargo room for all your luggage. Regardless of its size, the car is good both on-road and off-road. The Rav4 is also the cheapest 4X4 car for hire in Uganda compared to others such as land cruisers.

Toyota Prado

Also known as the Land Cruiser Prado TX, it is a comfortable car for private travel. This type of car has a full time 4WD and is enhanced for off-road travel. The car maneuvers through challenging terrain with ease because of its 4-wheel drive mechanism. It is suitable for both self drive and chauffeur driven safaris. The Prado TX accommodates 5 people inclusive of the driver, with enough legroom and features a wide space for luggage. Some Prados have pop up roofs to give a chance to have perfect views of wildlife during game drives.

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