Roadtrip Kenya | Drive Your Own Adventure

Planning your Kenya road trip? Since 2011 we have provided cars, camp gear and routes with hotel tips for independent travellers. Your self-drive adventure in Kenya begins with us!

Choose your roadtrip in Kenya

And explore the beauty of Africa on your terms.

Car rental

Roadtrip Africa is the first company in Kenya to specialize in car & camp gear rentals for self-drive holidays. What do you need when you hire a car in Kenya? A sturdy 4x4 vehicle to handle the roads and a reliable service in case anything goes wrong.

Our fleet consists of Toyota Landcruisers with a pop-up roof. We own all our rental cars and never subcontract from third parties. Our rentals include insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance and a road map.

Looking for the ultimate freedom and flexibility on your road trip in Kenya? Hire a rooftop tent or ground tent. Its supplied with a full set of quality camping gear, including a mattress, sleeping bag, headlights, cooking equipment, table, chairs and everything else you need for your camping adventure in Kenya

Start planning your Kenya roadtrip and hire a 4x4 from € 119/day. 

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Car rental with local driver

Do you want to enjoy the freedom of the open road but are you unsure about driving your 4x4? Then rent a car with a local driver! A driver-guide will facilitate and ease your roadtrip in Kenya, yet you remain in charge of your holiday and itinerary. 

Besides enjoying a more relaxed experience, being accompanied by a driver-guide will teach you more about the local culture and wildlife in Kenya while you travel. He can also help you fine-tune your itinerary along the way. 

The costs for a local driver are € 40 / day. This is an all-inclusive price and caters for all expenses incurred by the driver, including meals and accommodation. All suggested roadtrips and itineraries on our website can be booked as a guided tour with driver.

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Experiences from fellow Roadtrippers

Roadtrip makes self drive safaris awesome from start to finish

Ntalabay from the UK

I have been on various safaris in Kenya over the last 20 years but my Roadtrip Africa experience was absolutely outstanding and awesome. From the first enquiry through the web form to handing the keys of dear sturdy car Micky back to Peter at the...
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It was awesome and our hearts are full of gratitude

Daisy from Switzerland

We count that as a blessing for having Ken as our driver. We became a family and our trip was full of success. We can't even get his jokes out of our mind. Omg! What a professional, fluent, knowledgeable driver! It was not even possible to complet...
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A good experience and an amazing trip

Maggie from Canada

Good company, good quality and strong jeep, friendly and helpful staff with good communication. Sleeping in the tent on the top of the Jeep in national park is definitely a mist to do! Very easy to open and to close, 5-10 minutes max. I highly rec...
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Suggested roadtrip itineraries in Kenya

Are you getting excited about planning your Kenya roadtrip? Take a look at our suggested routes to get a better understanding of distances and driving times, and build your trip from there. For a stress-free experience, you can let the team at Roadtrip Africa design your Kenya itinerary completely, while also taking care of the reservation and payment of all hotels. Feeling more adventurous? Then just hire a 4x4 car and use our routes for guidance and inspiration. As Kenya travel company specialists, we know all the hidden corners of Kenya and are happy to point you in the right direction as you plan your self-drive safari.

Kenya 9 days 685 km

Taste of Kenya

During this unforgettable 9-day adventure in Kenya, you'll visit Nakuru, the Masaai Mara, Navaisha and Hell's Gate. A memorable stay at an authentic Masaai Camp is also included.

This roadtrip in Kenya is perfect for first-time visitors who are primarily interested in safari, have limited time, prefer shorter driving hours per day, or want to combine their road trip with a beach holiday add-on. 

Kenya 15 days 1188 km

North-Central Circuit

The Kenya North-Central Circuit offers an exciting combination of safari, cultural encounters and true hidden gems. 

This roadtrip is also a great option for families, due to the varied activities and modest driving hours per day. During your travels, you'll visit Meru National Park, Samburu, Ol Pajeeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Nakuru, Naivasha & Hells Gate and the Masai Mara. This route is among our favourites!

Kenya 16 days 1476 km

Bush to Beach

The bush-to-beach safari is the ultimate one-way Kenya roadtrip! Start in Nairobi and return your car to any of the towns or airports along the coast.

This tour lets you sample the best Kenya has to offer; safari, culture and beach. Go on a self-drive safari in Masai Mara, Amboseli and Tsavo National Park, savour excellent Swahili cuisine, go diving in the Indian Ocean, and enjoy picture-perfect palm-fringed white beaches in Diani, Kilifi and Watamu.