Top 5 4×4 Cars Perfect For Self Drive Safari In Rwanda

A self drive safari is one of the most exciting overland trips in the world, you get to make your own itinerary which you can adjust flexibly. Privacy, adventure & freedom are just a sample of the benefits of self drive trips but the main reason why tourists prefer this option is that its much cheaper than traveling with a driver or tour guide.

Rwanda is one of the most promising safari destinations in Africa, a place renowned for its beautiful culture and the mighty mountain gorillas that roam the Virungas. If you planning to self drive Rwanda this season, you will definitely require a strong 4×4 car for the road trip, a car that can handle both the city routes as well as remote village dusty and rugged terrain.

Rent A Driver Rwanda offers a wide range of 4×4 cars for hire and we are proud to present to the top 5 cars perfect for Rwanda self drive trips all available at affordable rates that will surely fit your budget and travel needs.

  1. Toyota Rav4 – The small compact SUV can seat up to 5 people comfortably perfect self drive trips around the city as well to remote destinations like parks. From US$ 50 per day excluding fuel
  2. Safari Land Cruiser – This full-size 4×4 customized Land cruiser is perfect for camping safaris, research projects, and filming featuring a pop-up roof ideal for game drives. From US$ 180 per day excluding fuel
  3. Land Cruiser – The Toyota-made station wagon is a popular rental car for self drive in Rwanda accommodating up to 5 people ideal for business trips and safaris. From US$ 100 per day excluding fuel
  4. Safari Van – The minivan is perfect fro family or group road trips seating up to 8 passengers comfortably, the van also features a pop-up roof ideal for game drives. From US$ 120 per day excluding fuel
  5. Harrier – The Toyota mid-sized cross over SUV is the perfect 4×4 car for business trips and leisure vacations in Kigali city & suburbs. From US$ 80 per day excluding fuel.

So if you planning to self drive Rwanda this season and require a good 4×4 car for safari, business, leisure or projects, you can hire any of the above rental cars online with us by simply sending an email to or call us now on +256-700 827247 to speak with our reservations team.

Bryan Muhoozi