Top 5 4×4 Cars Ideal For Self Drive Safaris 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 filling in the contact form or sending an email to or call us now on +256-700 827247 to speak with our reservations team.

Bryan Muhoozi