Best Family cars to Hire on a Uganda Safari

Safari van

Uganda is an amazing country that offers tailor made safaris to all travelers, taking a trip with your loved ones is one of the best way  to enjoy long lasting memories on an African Safari. A safari with family gives you chance to discover new places, delight in a joint experience, interract at the same time bond with your children.  As you plan your family road trip, you need a comfortable safari car that can accommodate you and all your cargo. On this note therefore, regardless of whether you are planning a visit the most intriguing safari parks of Uganda or experience the famous tourist destinations in the Pearl of Africa, you need to consider hiring a family car that allows you enjoy unforgettable memories;

In this article, we present you the best Family cars to hire on a Uganda Safari this season;


The SUVs like Toyota Rav4 are perfect options to get around the city and long distances to the safari parks. The SUVs have the ability to carry around 5 to 7 passengers thus they are multifunctional and they do have huge space for luggage in the rear. Besides the Rav4, others include;Noah, harrier, Ipsum among others. Their price ranges from US $45 to US $65 per day with a driver guide but less fuel.

Safari Vans

The safari van has the ability to accommodate 7 to 8 passengers and it is one of the most popular car hired for big families. The car is built with a pop up roof which gives you clear game viewing in the safari parks of Uganda, it has comfortable seats with enough leg room space, massive cargo space for all your luggage, an air conditioning system among other impressive attributes that favor a family road trip.  There is a wide range of vans namely, Alphard for a VIP or luxury experience, Super Custom van ideal for city tours and trips in the park among others. The cost of Safari Vans ranges from US $80 to US $100 per day inclusive of a driver but less fuel.

Mini buses

Incase you would love to travel as two families, then think about hiring a minibus or Forego vans, this has the potential to carry about 28 to 30 people though it has no cargo compartment, therefore don’t heavy cargo since the roof racks are weak and small to carry heavy luggage. The minibuses features a 4 wheel mechanism that gives it chance to manage tough terrain, slippery, muddy and steep slopes. The cost of a minibus ranges from US $140 to US $160 per day inclusive of a driver but no fuel. 

The 4×4 station wagons

This is the best option for a family road trip, it is an advance sedan vehicle built with a big pop up roof, comfortable seats , a huge cargo compartment, an air conditioning system, strong exterior with ability to manage all road  conditions among other features. The 4×4 station wagons can accommodate about 5 to 6 passengers and have the ability to navigate through terrain in the remote areas or safari parks. They include; Safari land cruiser, extended safari land cruiser customised for 8 people, Nissan Patrol, Toyota Hilux among others. You can hire this car from a price ranging from US $80 to US $150 per day with a driver guide but no fuel.

In synopsis, when choosing a family car in Uganda, you need to consider things like Passenger space and leg room, Flexible seating with enough leg room space, safety gears like First Aid box, the vehicle ability to add a baby seat plus the comfortability level. With the above points, feel free to book with us your family car, we guarantee you an exceptional road trip adventure. For more information and inquiries of how to book a a family car, simply get in touch with our reservation team by sending an email on or call us on  +256-700135510 / +256 414-699459 to speak directly to our reservations team.