Self Drive Rwanda - 4x4 Car Hire for Adventure Holidays

Go Self Drive Rwanda provides the best 4×4 car hire services in Rwanda with the best rates. We offer the perfect liberty for our clients to hire the best cars for both self-drive and with a driver-guide. For those that want to hire cars without a driver, there is always the best option to rent your cars in Kigali without a Driver. We have a wonderful fleet of reliable and clean cars. Our fleet includes the 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser v8, Toyota Rav4, Land Rover, Range Rovers, Minibusses, and other economic cars. This excellent fleet of cars is maintained by a wonderful team of mechanics who always make sure that the cars are kept in the best mechanical condition to make us the best Car rental in Rwanda. Go Self Drive Rwanda will avail you of a vehicle for any adventure in Rwanda and Uganda. Choose cross-border safaris and enjoy discounted adventure holidays regarding Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest and wildlife.

Planning to visit National Parks in Rwanda or just want to drive across the different parts of Kigali city; we will offer you the best car rental service. You will choose from our large Rwanda Car rental fleet of the best 4 x 4 car rentals in Rwanda that include Sedans, Wagons and 8-seaters, SUVs, and the min-bus to find the best vehicles that match your needs. Our professional Rwanda Car hire agents are always ready to assist you with information about your Holiday in Rwanda. Our reservation managers are very exceptional and knowledgeable about Rwanda.

4x4 Toyota rav4 @ 45 Dollars

Toyota rav4, full-time 4-wheel, 5 doors for 4 persons with maximum space for luggage.

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Toyota Prado (@ 80 Dollars)

Petrol car, with full-time 4x4, 5 doors, and automatic transmission. Best for 5 passengers.

Land Cruiser (@ 120 Dollars)

This is best for travelers who opt to camp on their trips. The roof top tent is best for double occupancy.

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Self-drive Safaris & Car Rental.

Self-drive safaris and car rentals are possible in Rwanda. It is important to note that driving in Rwanda can be challenging due to the condition of the roads. Rwanda lies on thousands of hills.  Additionally, wildlife viewing is often best done with a knowledgeable guide who can provide insight into the animals and their behaviors. If you do decide to rent a car and go on a self-drive safari in Rwanda, it is important to choose a reliable 4×4 car and ensure that your rental vehicle is in good condition. At Go Self-drive Rwanda, we have great options for your safari. You will also need to obtain a valid driver’s license and insurance.

When planning your self-drive safari, make sure to research the national parks and other wildlife areas in Rwanda that you would like to visit or inquire from our team. It is also important to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations of each park, as they may vary. A self-drive safari in Rwanda can be an exciting and unique experience, but it is important to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

We strive to offer the best Car rental services in Rwanda putting all your car rental needs in mind. Our impressive fleet offers the best Car selection in Rwanda that will make you smile. Whatever car rental experience you want to enjoy in Rwanda, Go Self Drive Rwanda will help you find it. We offer budget-cost, reliable, easy car rental services in Rwanda. We have a team of drive guides who will help you out with both self-drive tours and guided safaris around Rwanda. Always inquire about what you don’t know, we have first-hand info. Places to visit on a self-drive safari in Rwanda include Volcanoes National Park, home to endangered mountain Gorillas, Akagera National Park, known for its Savannah plains and diverse wildlife, and Nyungwe Forest National Park, which is home to chimpanzees, monkeys, and among other primates.

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    Land Cruiser rooftop for Camping Safaris
    4x4 Land Cruiser for budget Car rentals

    Car Rental Rwanda FAQs

    What’s required

    You will need to have the following when collecting your car for your Self Drive Rwanda: A credit card in the driver’s name Valid driver’s license. If you have pre-paid for your car rental you will need to produce the same credit card that you used for the rental as well as the pre-paid voucher (unless stipulated that no voucher is required). International visitors to South Africa will need to produce a valid passport as well.

    What are the methods of payments

    Go Self Drive Rwanda accepts the following methods of payment: Credit card Hybrid cheque card What defines a hybrid cheque card? The card must display the MasterCard or Visa logo. The numbers must be raised on the card, the same as a credit card, with the words “Cheque Card” reflected on the back or front of the card. Avis will process cheque card rentals in the same manner as credit card rentals. The estimated authorization amount will be held on the account for the duration of the rental and charged on termination.

    Is there a cancellation fee

    If you have prepaid for your rental and cancel the booking a cancellation fee will be charged as follows: At least 3 complete days before ‘pick up’ – The lower of (i) the full amount you have paid us. Less than 3 complete days before ‘pick up’ – The lower of (i) the full amount you paid us, or (ii) 3 days’ worth of your booking. On the day of ‘pick up’ or if you do not cancel and fail to show up – No refund. We will retain the full amount. If you have chosen to pay for your rental when you collect your vehicle there will be no cancellation fee if you cancel before ‘pick up’ but should you fail to collect the vehicle without canceling a ‘non-cancellation’ fee of $100 will be charged.

    Can I extend my rental

    Yes, all you need to do is contact Avis and we will extend your car rental to the date and time advised. When extending a rental an additional authorization will be reserved on your credit card straight away for the extra costs.

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    Car hire for Self-drive in Rwanda

    A tour in Rwanda in summary

    A tour in Rwanda involves experiencing the country’s stunning natural scenery, diverse wildlife, and the culture of Rwandan people. An overview of what a tour in Rwanda might look like Kigali City Tour Rwanda’s capital city. Visitors explore the city’s bustling local markets, museums, and cultural centers, and also learn about Rwanda’s history. The infamous Genocide Memorial sites in Kigali and Nyamata. Many tours include a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about this dark period in the country’s history and pay respects to the victims. Cultural Visits in Rwanda to several ethnic groups, each with its own unique traditions and customs. Many tours include visits to local communities to learn about their way of life, try traditional food, and participate in cultural activities.

    Gorilla Trekking is one of the main attractions in Volcanoes National Park. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that allows visitors to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures. Wildlife Safaris in Akagera National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visitors get opportunities to see a variety of animals. Lions, elephants, giraffes, and chimpanzees are just a few examples of what you can have an interest in. There are many other attractions and activities that visitors can enjoy, depending on their interests and preferences.

    Lake Kivu Safaris

    Lake Kivu Tour - Rwanda

    Rwanda’s western side is bounded by Lake Kivu, one of a string of huge freshwater lakes which lie along Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Dominating the border between Rwanda and the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo); Lake Kivu is Rwanda’s largest lake, and the sixth-largest lake in Africa. The real joy of this area is driving between the towns, and it’s a lovely option for a slower route between Nyungwe Forest National Park and Volcanoes National Park.

    Rwanda a land of thousands of hills is a great destination for self-drive safaris, especially for those who want to explore the country at their own pace and on their own terms. However, self-drive safaris in Rwanda require careful planning and preparation. If you decide to embark on a self-drive safari in Rwanda, you will need to obtain a valid driving permit, which will allow you to legally drive in the country, and try to understand the terms of rental. You will also need a suitable vehicle, preferably a 4×4 with high clearance and good suspension, as many of the roads in Rwanda can be rough and challenging, especially during the rainy season. It is important to note that self-drive safaris in Rwanda require a good level of driving experience, as the roads can be quite challenging in some areas. Additionally, it is highly recommended to hire a local guide or ranger to help you navigate the parks and ensure your safety.

    Self-drive & Camping

    We offer the best Camping Gear For Rent in Rwanda. Take a Rwanda Car Rental & camping gear with us and be rewarded with an inspirational journey through these beautiful lands. Whether you are an experienced camper that enjoys long back-country hikes outside your country, or you just want to try something new with the family in Rwanda on a self-drive safari, Please allow us to put together a basic camping safari with the best camping gear for a 4×4 self-drive camping trip in Rwanda. It’s magical and yes, it’s incredible. Stay comfortable throughout the night without having to carry the gear from your home country. Just be prepared for anything of personal camping essentials like flashlights, Swiss knife, bug spray, and insect replant and leave the rest for us to handle. Rwanda Car Rental and camping in Rwanda is a magical and rewarding journey through Rwanda. Famously known as diverse with a good climate and safety that gives any independent traveler a chance to camp under the stars outside and enjoy the sights & sounds of nature, the scenery, and the cool breeze. You get a chance to slumber amidst the wild, waking up to the sounds of birds and yes, It’s an exceptional feeling. There are spots in the parks that are meant for camping, The camping areas are mostly managed by the Rwanda Authorities, the local community or the lodge camping grounds that are privately managed. Contact us for more information about the best Camping Gear For Rent in Rwanda.

    List of Camping Gear to include
    • Igloo Tents
    • Camping chairs
    • Folding Foam mattresses or inflated mattresses
    • Blanket and bed sheets or sleeping bag with pillow
    • Table
    • Cool box (not electrical, mainly serve as a storage box for drinks)
    • Food storage box
    • Gas tank & burner
    • Plastic cups
    • Plates & bowls
    • Pots, frying pans, knife & cutlery set
    • Water percolator
    • A coffee Plunger
    • Cutting board
    • BBQ roaster
    • Dishwashing set
    • Headlights
    • Solar table lamp, with mobile phone charging capacity

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