Car rental Tanzania

Our fleet

Whether you're looking for a car rental in Tanzania or a 4x4 car hire in Tanzania, we've got you covered!

Our fleet of cars for hire in Tanzania consists of Toyota Land Cruiser and Toyota RAV4 vehicles - both reliable 4x4 cars widely used in Tanzania and perfect for self-drive tours. Be aware that these vehicles are not new. These sturdy vehicles are just right for the bush! 

Each car is serviced at our workshop after every trip and we have a close network of upcountry workshops for minor onsite repairs. In the unlikely event that you have a breakdown, rest assured that we offer 24/7 roadside assistance and always have a replacement vehicle ready. Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you to rent a car in Tanzania.

Roadtrip ready cars

  • Comprehensive insurance
  • Radio with port for your USB or mini jack 
  • Rescue tools, 4x4 manual, roadmap, Bradt Guide
  • Unlimited kilometers, no hidden costs!

Which car would you like to rent for your road trip in Tanzania?

CAMPING - Landcruiser Double Cab Canopy

Your ultimate all-terrain camping vehicle, the Landcruiser Double Cab with customised canopy has the largest storage space of the entire fleet. The booth has built in drawers and designated space for the electrical fridge and gas cooker. This Landcruiser has 4 window seats.  Can fit two rooftop tents, so perfect for families and friends. When one roof top tent is mounted, the 2 roof hatches can still be used.

4,2 diesel engine, manual, large 130L fuel tank, 2 spare tires, dual battery, inverter, A/C. Read all the specifications here.

Price/day in € *Low season  Regular  *Peak
1- 4 days € 149 € 169 € 179
5- 9 days € 139 € 159 € 169
10+ days € 129 € 149 € 159

* Low: March - May + Nov. Peak: July + Augustus, 20 Dec - 5 January.  

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Landcruiser Double Cab - on the way to Tanga
Having a coffee break in Tarangire
The Landcruiser Double Cab, your ultimate camping safari vehicle
The Landcruiser Double Cabbin on safari in Tarangire

SAFARI - Landcruiser with pop up roof

Your safari classic: the Landcruiser Hardtop with pop-up roof. No wildlife remains unnoticed from this viewpoint. This vehicle has six window seats. When camping, we take out the last row and the car can accommodate 4 persons with camp gear and personal luggage. 

When equipped with a rooftop tent, it's not possible to use the pop up roof so you might want to consider renting a ground tent instead. 

Manual, Diesel, 2x 80 Litre, 2 spare tires, inverter. Fuel consumption is around 7 km/liter. Note it has no A/C. Find all specifications here.

Price/day in € *Low season  Regular  *Peak
1- 4 days € 129 € 149 € 159
5- 9 days € 119 € 139 € 149
10+ days € 109 € 129 € 139

*Low: March - May + Nov. Peak: July + Augustus, 20 Dec - 5 January.  

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Roadtrippers enjoying their coffee in the bush
The stretched Landcruiser fits 6 adults, great if you are travelling with a family in Uganda
Luggage space stretched Landcruiser Rental car in Uganda
Stretched Toyota Landcruiser with pop up roof
Roadtrippers enjoying a self drive safari in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania

BUDGET - Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 is a sporty, compact and robust 4WD. The car is also easy and economical to drive, giving you the best value for money. It's automatic, in permanent four-wheel drive. No A/C.

Fuel consumption is very low compared to other 4x4 models: around 10-12 km/liter. Petrol costs between $1 - $1.20. The RAV4 can fit up to four people, or two people with camping gear. The RAV cannot be equipped with a rooftop tent or fridge, but you can hire a ground tent. This car is NOT ALLOWED for travels to the Serengeti, Lake Natron and Selous Game Reserve. For these rough roads, the Landcruiser is required.

Price per day in euro   *Low season    Regular season 
1- 4 days € 69 € 79
5- 9 days € 64 € 74
10+ days € 59 € 69

 1st March - 31st May + November

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Roadtrippers in style
The Toyota RAV4 is easy & comfortable to drive on a self drive safari in Uganda
Roadtrip Uganda RAV4 rental car with roof rack
Compact but very sturdy, the RAV4 is suitable for most corners of Tanzania

Car rental add ons: camping gear and driver-guides

Rent a car with camping gear

It's great to explore Tanzania on a camping trip - there are many campsites, ranging from basic bush sites inside the national parks to private campsites that even offer a restaurant and swimming pool.

We can equip the Landcruiser with a rooftop tent and/or electrical fridge, or you can hire a dome tent. Both options come with a full set of quality camp gear, including sleeping bags, headlights, cooking equipment, table, chairs and everything else you'll need on your camping trip in Tanzania.

Camp gear set with ground tent €5 pp/day
1 rooftop tent with camp gear for max. 2 people €25 per day
2 rooftop tents with camp gear set for 3-4 people €50 per day 
Electrical fridge
€5 per day
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Rent a car with driver

All of our drivers are experienced, helpful and most of all pleasant company.

You can expect from your driver that he will get you to your destination safely, he will also do game drives in the safari parks and he knows the best places to go for a lunch-break or stocking up supplies.

The cost of hiring a driver is €40 / day and all the proceeds go to the driver. This fee also covers his meals and accommodation. You don't need to arrange accomodation for him, as the lodges have facilities for the driver-guides where they can eat and sleep for a reduced rate. 

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What is included when renting a car from Roadtrip Tanzania?


  • Roadmap and Bradt Travel Guide
  • Comprehensive car insurance


  • Car delivery to your hotel or airport
  • Camping gear
  • Electrical fridge
  • Driver-Guide

Are you ready to drive your own Tanzania adventure?

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