You Drive Rwanda - Self drive and Car Rentals

Drive in Rwanda on a self-drive tour by renting a 4×4 car at a reasonable price. Pick up from the airport, hotel or residence. Enjoy our last-minute specials. Our quotes are pocket-friendly and include free mileage and insurance. We have automatic and manual transmission 4×4 Cars for your Safari holiday. Choose cross-border Self-drive Road trips to Uganda and Burundi. We have options for One-way hire in Rwanda and through East Africa. You are safe with our reliable 4×4 Vehicles which include Land cruisers with pop-up roofs, 4×4 Prado Rooftop tents for those who like camping, and Toyota Rav4s the best budget option.  We have options for individuals, couples, or small and big groups of travelers. We are your answer for your next Rwanda road trip.

Look at our Specialized Services.

Self-drive Safaris are very exciting, adventurous and rewarding. There are many things you can do and feel the connection with the wilderness. Spectacular views with the most beautiful sceneries offer both professional and amateur photographers amazing photographs. Self-drive Safaris take you to the most amazing places and will offer you a true breath into the natural world.

Rav4 at 45 dollars a day - Rwanda Car Hire

Rent a 4x4 Rav4 automatic for your Rwanda holiday, an ideal choice for 4 travelers in Rwanda. Rates include insurance and unlimited mileage.

4x4 budget Car hire in Rwanda at 40 dollars a day

Are you on a fixed budget to travel through Rwanda! Book this automatic 4x4 Rav4 for safaris tours. Its a choice for places like Akagera.

Land Cruiser Prado - for Self-drive at 90 dollars a day

Book a Land Cruiser Prado automatic for your Rwanda holiday. Perfect for safaris in Akagera, Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Park.

4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser - Overlanding Safaris

Toyota Land Cruiser - Overlanding Safaris

Book for safaris in Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi. You can choose to camp with this 4×4 Land Cruiser with a rooftop tent. Rent and drive to Uganda and you have an option of a one-way rental. We offer chauffeur services for those who wish not to drive. Our driver guides will take you to some of the interesting places on your listing.

Toyota Rav4 - Budget Hire

This 4x4 Toyota Rav4 is the most loved SUV because its very economical in renting and fuel consmption. Its an idael choice for 4 persons on self drive. These all come in automatic transmission. Book this Rav4 for as low as 45 dollars with insurance inclusive.

4×4 Car Rentals and Safaris

Renting a car for your holiday on self-drive in Rwanda is the only option you can save more. Take time to organize your trip through research or inquiring from our team. There are some safari activities which need preparation days before the beginning. These include Gorilla trekking and Chimp tracking, hiking safaris to some destinations. With such, you will need to have permits because there are limits to the number of participants.  With our team, we will help you check availability and secure your permits to match your scheduled dates in either Bwindi National Park or Volcanoes National Park. We will ensure that you have the appropriate vehicle, equipment, and permits for the countries you plan to visit. Countries like Rwanda, and Burundi have exciting places to visit on a Self-drive Tour. You’ll also need to consider the best time of year to travel, as some areas may be inaccessible during the rainy season.

Car hire and Self-drive Safaris - Rwanda and Uganda

Safari destinations to consider for your vacation on a self drive holiday vary on interests and budget. Rwanda is so exciting, safe and welcoming with great destinations. However, if you are too price sensitive, look otherwise to Uganda for a self drive holiday where you will have more adventures at relatively lowered rates.

Destinations include;

Car Hire Kigali (Toyota Land Cruiser)

The Land Cruiser 79 and 100 series are a great deal for your Africa self drive holiday. They are very easy to operate and little electric power, meaning they can be fixed at any location around durng any break-down. Book these ideal cars for off-road drive in the African Savannahs.

4x4-Camping-Safaris Rwanda & Uganda

Go Camping on your Rwanda and Uganda Self drive holiday especially during the peak season of July and August and then November to January. We offer great deal on Camping and we will alaways fit in your budget. Our 4x4 Cars can lift a maximum of 2 double tents for 4 persons camping.

What Rental car Would you Like?

Driving in Rwanda on self drive tour is very interesting as it creates privacy. We therefore pride ourselves in owning tough and utilitarian 4WD vehicles consisting of Toyota Prado land cruisers and Toyota Rav4s for adventurous Self-driving safaris in Rwanda and Uganda. We also own Vans and customized Luxury land cruisers fitting up to 7 persons. Our car rental Rates are reasonable, and they come with unbeatable quality services. Our Self-driving rental rates come with Comprehensive insurance, a guidebook, a Road map, Unlimited mileage, a Phone & local SIM card Airport pick & drop with 24-7 roadside assistance. We maintain Our Cars personally with our own Garage and monitor our cars, rendering them fit for every planned safari before dispatcher. Be assured of a very well-maintained car for a safari.

The Lodges & Campsites

There are options for safari lodges that will fall under your budget. If you didn’t choose to camp all of your trip there are some camps we can always suggest for you with a budget below 70 dollars a night. Eco-friendly and in a great location.

Rushaga Camp
Rushaga Gorilla Camp is one of the exceptional lodges at the age of Bwindi National Park in Rushaga sector. Rushaga Camp offers a secure sanctuary for those seeking solace and tranquility.
Bush Lodge
Mid-range Safari Lodge on the age of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Its an eco lodge located at the banks of Kazinga Channel
Paradise Malahide
Paradise Malahide located on the shore of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi offers pet-friendly accommodation in Gisenyi. This accommodation stay offers budget rates.
Car Rentals and Safaris

Visitors to Rwanda and Uganda planning to take on a self-drive safari always look at the reliability of the vehicle. However, one should look at the rates verses the quality of the vehicle. Here at U Drive Rwanda our rates vary on the type and size of car, plus the rental duration. Because most of the travelers would like to go off-road, we have 4×4 cars both min and full SUVs. 4x4s Jeep are ideal for exploring wildlife in national parks, while the sedan cars are preferred for city to city driving. Book your vehicle from us because we have great deals compared to the other companies.

Car Hire in Rwanda and over borders

We understand the convenience and relaxing in nature of driver-guide on your safaris. We fully appreciate the need to offer an alternative service for those visitors who prefer to conduct their own independent itinerary on a self-drive basis in Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda. To fulfil this, we have some of the most competitive rates currently on offer, together with 24-hour service and on-the-road assistance. The infrastructure of a well-established and organized company can offer. Our fleet is both modern and extensive, with a choice of vehicles to suit all preferences and budgets. The few pictures shown on this website provide only an indication of what is available.

Benefits include;

  • Delivery and pickup service
  • Pickup, Drop off points, and Full Back up services
  • All Insurances, with no excess payment in the event of accident
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Travellers Companion – comprehensive map book, roads, city streets. 
  • Emergency contact  numbers, agent support details