Kampala is Uganda’s national city and the main business centre in the country. It is a commercial centre with different government-owned businesses and personally held big and small-scale businesses. Kampala City is home to the multiple famous and biggest hotels giving luxurious lodgings for families in the Pearl of Africa. Outstanding hotels like Serena Kampala Hotel, Sheraton Hotel, Skyz Hotel and Mestil Hotel among many others. The city even has well-stocked shopping malls, markets with fresh and manufactured foods, first and second-hand clothing and craft commodities. There are different entertainment centres where you can rest and have some enjoyment.
If it’s your first time in Uganda, Kampala acts as the ideal destination to welcome you to the local way of life, you will notice how people operate through the city during rush hours, taxi conductors sing out loud to attract passengers and food vendors are seen taking on their tasks throughout the day among other things.
More to this, Kampala city is a charming city for tourism activities. Attractions include art and crafts centres and galleries, historical places and monuments, cultural centres, places of worship and locations for relaxation. Leading tourist places in Kampala are Kasubi tombs, Bahai temple, Uganda Museum, Ndere cultural centre, Martyrs Shrine, Kabaka’s palace, and Gaddafi mosque.
You can’t talk about Kampala and forget its 7 hills, for this is where the city began and has developed to grow further. The 7 hills of Kampala are Rubaga Hill, Namirembe Hill, Kasubi Hill, Mengo Hill, Makerere Hill, Nakasero Hill and Old Kampala Hill. Each of these hills has an attraction and fascinating history worth hearing about when you visit Uganda.
Road transport is the main route to reaching Kampala and you can either use public or personal transport. However, note that public vehicle is affordable but untrustworthy. It is recommendable to hire a car in Kampala and carry on your business, adventure or different travel needs. This permits you to organise your time nicely, and travel comfortably and safely. You can hire a car with a driver or select to self-drive. And if you are preparing for a self-drive or driver-guided road trip around Kampala City, here are the ideal 4×4 cars for hire in Kampala City freely available all year round.
TOYOTA RAV4 – The Rav4 is a small SUV appropriate for both city tours and safari trips to Uganda’s national parks and different tourist destinations. The car arrives in 2 models namely the 3-doors and the 5-doors. They both have stylish interiors with relaxing seats, big legroom and enough room for bags. Toyota Rav4 has a full-time 4WD system and is famously understood for its friendly fuel consumption.
TOYOTA PREMIO – The Premio is another car that is appropriate for tourists preparing to have travel drives throughout their road trip. This is because the car has a low fuel consumption approximated to different types of cars. It is even one of the most affordable cars for hire in Kampala. It has comfortable seats, A/C and a luggage room in the back. The 2WD car has a carrying ability of 4 people.
LAND CRUISER – Also understood as the Toyota Land Cruiser, this is a 4×4 station wagon that arrives in various kinds the TX, VX and V8. If you are looking for a luxurious drive around Kampala, the Toyota land cruiser is advised. It has a luxury interior with comfortable seats, big leg room, A/C and big room for luggage in the back. Land cruisers transport 5 people including a driver. They are not just suitable for city trips but even fit Uganda safaris and Organisation projects in the country.
MITSUBISHI PAJERO – Among the rare kinds of 4×4 cars that always have their old version is the Mitsubishi Pajero. It is an SUV with a 4WD system appropriate for travel around the city centre and remote places that may have bad roads. The Pajero transports a maximum of 5 people and has enough room for luggage.
As you prepare for a self-drive road trip in Kampala, let the above-mentioned cars guide you in picking a good car for your next road trip. To rent a car in Kampala for a self-drive road trip or with a driver get in touch with us through email@example.com or call us now at Airtel;- (+256-707457134 ), MTN;- (+256-774784213), WhatsApp:- (+256-775694186) to speak or chat with our reservations manager.