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Safari Car rental in Tanzania

Safari Car rental in Tanzania

Do you need a rental car in Tanzania?

Whether you are planning to explore the Serengeti or Ngorongoro with a view to experiencing some of its exotic flora and fauna, or you want to sunbathe and relax on some of its idyllic beaches then hiring a car in Tanzania is the easiest way to get around this splendid country.

All of our rentals include comprehensive breakdown assistance in the unlikely event you should suffer a breakdown. We have a wide variety of vehicles to hire in Tanzania with such models available as the: Toyota Landcruiser and Toyota RAV4 vehicles, both reliable and widely used 4WD cars in Tanzania. We own all our rental cars and never subcontract from third parties. Hire a 4×4 jeep in Tanzania from as low as $55/day with unlimited mileage and including a Copy of our Travel Guide, road map, comprehensive insurance and 24/7 roadside assistance. 

You can add on one or more optional extras to customise your booking such as GPS and child seats.

Car Rental Service with the Safari Guide

Serengeti Trips Tanzania offers reliable Tanzania car hire and rental services in Arusha and all over Tanzania, using a range of Safari vehicles for hire with Driver Guides at competitive rates. Vehicles include 4WD Safari Tour Vans and 4×4 Landcruisers, ideal for Tourist safaris and gamedrives in national parks such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara. We also provide car and driver service in Arusha.

It is safe to rent a car in Tanzania especially with a local Driver-Guide who is used to the challenging roads and driving conditions. We often also get asked which side of the road we drive in Tanzania – the answer is on the left (like in the United Kingdom, Australia, India or Kenya) so the vehicles are as such “Right Hand Drive”.

Mwanza Safari Overview

Our Safari Rental Fleet

On all our safaris we make use of specially designed and converted Toyota Landcruisers. We have put a lot of thought into adapting them to the rugged African bush, the rough conditions and the bumpy roads, providing maximum comfort and at the same time ensuring the best safari experience for our guests. Our safari vehicles have large sliding windows and pop-up roofs, offering excellent views and giving our guests fantastic opportunities for safe and undisturbed photography while on game drives.

Toyota Landcruiser - Custom Safari Built

Ideally built and constructed to suit the East African Road Terrain and off-road driving in the various National Parks & Game Reserves. We offer two different types of Custom Safari built Landcruisers: The Standard Landcruiser and the Extended Landcruiser

Things to consider before rent a car in Tanzania

Photographically Adapted Landcruiser

An extended Landcruiser (seating capacity of 8 seats + driver/guide) with open sided windows (a frame, that can be popped out) – Photo and offers the guest unobstructed views from all rear seats on both sides. Custom fixtures have been installed to improve photography experience.

Luxury Roof Top Camper

Have you ever dreamed of setting up Camp in the middle of the Bush, yet, having all luxuries that you can possibly need for a “perfect camping experience” ? Why not hire our Luxury Roof Top Camper Vehicle ? Specifically designed & FULLY fledged camping car. Email or Contact us.

Tanzania National Parks Map

Safari Car Rental FAQ

We are proud to be open 7 days a week, 365 days a year! Most of our first contacts with clients are made through a client completing an enquiry form on the vehicle that they are interested in. We will then issue a quote if the vehicle is available.

Yes, like any other tropical Country, Tanzania also hosts many bugs, insects and mosquitoes. To safeguard our clients from these unfriendly hosts all hotels and tented camp rooms are sprayed with insect repellents. It is advisable to carry insect repellents along with you while travelling to Tanzania.

The most attractive activity in Tanzania is the Great Wildebeest Migration which is an annual migration of giant herds of grazers across Northern Tanzania and Kenya.

  • On an average over two million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles move through the Serengeti and Masai Mara networks in search food and water.

This Great Migration in Tanzania can be witnessed all year round as the wildlife migrates in a circular motion around the Serengeti National Park.

Casual clothing is expected in Tanzania so you do not need to pack any extravagant clothes. Loose-fitting and lightweight clothes are the best choices in Tanzanian safari that they keep you cool and even dry quickly in case you get caught in a rain shower. Carry a good fleece or jacket for warding off the chilly cold mornings of game drive activities. You can wear long sleeves at night as there will usually be a campfire to keep you warm but you will need to protect yourself from mosquitoes.

Yes! We have a wide list of regular car rental options to chose from.

A preview can be arranged on request. A preview is subject to vehicle availability and an appointment must be pre-arranged through Trip Insight Tanzania.

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