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Why rent a car in Uganda?

Uganda is an incredibly diverse country, with a range of activities and attractions to explore. Renting a car is an ideal way to make the most of your time in this beautiful part of East Africa. With a rental car, you can explore the country at your own pace, without relying on public transport or costly taxis.

Whether you're looking for an adventure in the wilds of Murchison Falls National Park, a cultural experience in the capital city of Kampala, or a beach holiday on the shores of Lake Victoria, car rental in Uganda offers convenience, flexibility and freedom. With a wide range of vehicles to choose from, you can find the perfect car for your needs, so you can enjoy your stay in Uganda to the fullest.

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What are the best ways to enter Uganda?

Best Ways to Enter Uganda:
  • By Air: Entry into Uganda is possible through any of the international airports located at Entebbe, Arua, Gulu, and Soroti.
  • By Land: Entry into Uganda is possible through any of the land borders located at Malaba, Busia, Mutukula, Elegu, and Mirama Hills.
  • By Sea: Entry into Uganda is possible through the port of Mombasa, Kenya.
  • By Rail: Entry into Uganda is possible through the railway line connecting Malaba, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda.

Top Cities and Places to Visit in Uganda

Top 5 Cities to Visit in Uganda

  1. Kampala - The capital of Uganda, Kampala is a vibrant city bustling with life. The city is a mix of modern and traditional, with many cultural attractions, including the Kabaka's Palace, the Kasubi Tombs, and the Uganda Museum. There are also plenty of restaurants, markets, and nightlife.
  2. Jinja - Jinja is Uganda's adventure capital. Located on the banks of the Nile River, it offers a wealth of activities, such as white water rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping, and more. It's also a great place to relax and enjoy the stunning views of the river.
  3. Murchison Falls National Park - Murchison Falls National Park is one of the best wildlife viewing spots in Uganda. It's home to an array of animals, including lions, elephants, giraffes, and more. You can also take a boat ride to the base of the falls, where you can witness the power of the Nile River.
  4. Kibale National Park - Kibale National Park is the best place in Uganda to spot chimpanzees. You can take part in a guided chimpanzee trek, where you'll get the chance to observe these primates in their natural habitat. The park is also home to a variety of other wildlife, including elephants, hippos, and monkeys.
  5. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to around half of the world's remaining mountain gorillas. You can take part in a guided gorilla trek to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures.

Other cities worth mentioning in Uganda include Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Sipi Falls, and Kabale. All of these destinations offer unique experiences that will give you an insight into the culture and wildlife of Uganda.

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How are car rental prices in Uganda?

Car rental prices in Uganda vary depending on the type of car you are renting, the length of the rental, and the company you are renting from. Generally speaking, the cost of renting a car in Uganda is quite reasonable, with prices ranging from around $30 to $100 per day. However, some companies may charge extra for insurance, fuel, and other additional services.

The most economical way to rent a car in Uganda is to book in advance, as last-minute bookings can be quite expensive. It is also advisable to compare prices between different car rental companies to get the best deal. You can also try to negotiate the price with the rental company, as some companies may be willing to offer discounts.

When renting a car in Uganda, it is important to make sure you have a valid driver's license and that the car is in good condition. It is also advisable to check the terms and conditions of the rental agreement before signing. Finally, it is important to check with your insurance provider to make sure you are covered in case of an accident.

How can I save money on my car rental in Uganda?

  • Book in Advance: Booking your car rental in advance can help you save money, as you can often get discounted rates.
  • Compare Prices: Comparing prices from different rental companies can help you find the best deal.
  • Choose the Right Car: Choose a car that fits your needs and budget.
  • Look for Discounts: Look for discounts and coupons that can help you save money.
  • Opt for Longer Rentals: Opting for longer rentals can often get you discounted rates.

By following these tips, you can save money on car rentals in Uganda. Booking in advance, comparing prices, choosing the right car, looking for discounts, and opting for longer rentals are all great ways to save money when renting a car in Uganda.

General information on driving in Uganda?

  • License: To drive a car in Uganda, you must have a valid driver's license.
  • Age: The minimum age for driving in Uganda is 18 years.
  • Safety: Seat belts must be worn while driving and the use of mobile phones while driving is prohibited.
  • Rules: Driving is on the left side of the road and the speed limit is 50 km/h in urban areas and 80 km/h on highways.
  • Insurance: It is compulsory to have a valid third-party insurance to drive in Uganda.

In general, driving in Uganda is safe and easy if you follow the rules and regulations. It is important to have a valid driver's license and insurance to drive in Uganda. All drivers must adhere to the speed limits and wear seat belts while driving. The use of mobile phones while driving is prohibited and all drivers must drive on the left side of the road.

What most people know about Uganda?

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions for Uganda. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

In Uganda, there are plenty of parking options available for visitors. You can find parking lots in most cities, as well as street parking in some areas. Many of the larger hotels and malls also provide parking facilities. It is also possible to find private parking lots in some areas, which may be more secure. If you are visiting a national park or other tourist attraction, there may be designated parking areas. In Kampala, the capital city, there are several parking garages and lots available for visitors. It is important to be aware of the parking regulations in the area you are visiting, as some areas may have restrictions on the length of time you can park, or the type of vehicle you can park.

Yes, there are toll roads in Uganda. Toll roads are highways, bridges, or tunnels that require a fee from drivers in order to use them. The fees are usually collected by automated systems, such as electronic toll collection systems, or by toll booths manned by toll collectors. The fees are used to maintain the roads and bridges, as well as to fund the construction of new roads and bridges. In Uganda, the fees are usually collected in cash, although some toll roads also accept electronic payments.

In Uganda, they drive on the right side of the road.

The currency in Uganda is the Ugandan Shilling.

The time zone in Uganda is East Africa Time (EAT), which is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+3).

  • Urban Areas: 50 km/h
  • Highways: 100 km/h
  • Trucks: 80 km/h
  • Motorcycles: 60 km/h
  • Buses: 80 km/h
  • Light Vehicles: 80 km/h

The official spoken language in Uganda is English. English is the language of instruction in schools, and it is the language of business, politics, and the media. It is also the language used in the Ugandan Parliament. Other languages spoken in Uganda include Luganda, Swahili, Runyankore, and Ateso. These languages are mainly spoken in rural areas, and are not as widely used as English.

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