Budget Car Rental Arusha - Self Drive Tanzania

Drive Tanzania is one of the best companies in Tanzania specialized in self-drive safaris at the most affordable rates. We believe to provide you a platform through which you can explore this amazing land and Drive Your Own Adventure, following roads less travelled. Spare a minute to go browse through the various facilities we provide on a Tanzania road trip with us and explore thousands of the possibilities all through.

At Drive Tanzania Ltd., your enjoyment is our prime motive. Thus, with us you have the option of either to hire Budget car rental Tanzania, follow one of our properly planned itineraries with overnight stays in pre-booked lodges, or you may simply rent a car and go with a driver along with a guide for your comfort.

Budget Car Rental Tanzania – Follow Your Own Suit

DriveTanzania Ltd. is a pioneer in providing self-drive safaris at the most reasonable rates in Tanzania. We wish to provide you the best of the facilities in the most affordable budgets. When you hire a budget rental car Tanzania from Drive Tanzania Ltd., you can be sure that you are not just hiring a car but a big dose of insider travel tips as well, because we love to facilitate our clients in every possible manner we can.

Why Tanzania is the perfect Self-drive holiday destination?

Any tour operator can provide you with a budget car rental Arusha but none can give you the perfect road trip experience like DriveTanzania does. We have years of experience in running Roadtrips all across Tanzania and are aware of many key criteria that make Tanzania an ideal road trip and camping destination for our clients.

We acknowledge the importance of safety and good road conditions for a self-drive Tanzania adventure. Thus we ensure that the road trip destination with us is safe and path we travel or recommend is good to move on.

The best part of any road trip is the adventure associated with it. With Drive Tanzania, every road trip is too adventurous loaded with lots of beauty, diversity and activities so that you literally live the experience driving all the while. We develop trip itineraries in a way that you don’t have to drive excessive hours to reach your next destination.

Is Tanzania a destination worth a road trip?

With Tanzania in picture, this question is not worth even asking. Tanzania is no less than a road trip paradise. Apart from the world famous safari destinations in the north, the country has so much more to offer. From the vast beautiful plains to lush rolling cliffs, from the Indian Ocean with its amazing beaches to the humid tropical rainforests, from mountain ranges to coastal towns, Tanzania has it all gibing you an opportunity to explore every facet of the country in your very own way.

Tanzania Travel Tips

We, at Drive Tanzania, have travelled to every nook and corner of the country. It is no surprise that we are the right ones to point you in the best possible direction so as to make the most of your trip and live a wonderful experience. We offer great car hire Tanzania facilities to travelers coming to visit Tanzania either for vacation or for any business trips. Our expert professionals provide big dose of travel tips sharing their experience and wisdom with all our clients. We have carefully drafted a number of itineraries keeping in mind the every possibility to make the trip one of the most memorable trips of your life. Browse through our various itineraries and decide which one to go for!

Budget Car Rental Tanzania with a Driver – Guide

Drive Tanzania caters to the specific needs of all of our potential clients and that is the reason for those who can’t drive on their own or do not fancy to self-drive Tanzania, we offer a roadtrip by a car rental with a driver. We have with us a large number of experienced and professional drivers/ guides to assist you on the wonderful adventure of a road trip.

The quality that makes us unique from others is the way we can customize a tour for you converting into a private guided tour. You may rent a car, go with our driver and/or private guides enjoying the tour at your own pace and driving your own adventure. Isn’t it exciting? After all, who wouldn’t like a personalised Safari Road trip?

With a minor additional cost, you may convert your tour to a personalised safari tour. This is inclusive of all the expenditures incurred by the driver / guide, including accommodation and meals, but excluding the entrance fees to any National Park visit(s).Airport pick up & drop off is included in the rental price when going with a driver.



Frequently Asked Questions:




1.) Do you offer cars for self-drive or chauffer drive?

At Drive Tanzania, we offer you a variety of cars to hire or rent any of your convenient budget car rentals in Tanzania both on self-drive as well as chauffer drive basis.

2.) What all cars do you have in Budget Car Rental Tanzania?

Drive Tanzania’s fleet of 4x4's include Land Rover Defenders,Land Rover discoveries with trusted TDi 300 and TD5 engines, well maintained by professional and best mechanics in Tanzania. We also have Toyota Double Cabs and a variety of minibuses. All four wheel drive vehicles are fully equipped for camping Safari's.You can either select a full 4x4 safari vehicle with all camping gears with or without a rooftop tent or select just 4x4 vehicles with pop up roof that you can stand and view the wildlife

3.) What all do I need to do to rent/hire a car at Drive Tanzania?

We have made this process for our clients as simple as it can be. All you need to do is:

a.) Choose from our wide range of cars as per your tour plan.

b.) Tell us the number of days you want to hire/rent a car for.

c.) Tell us if you require any our professional free tour advise

4.) Is it possible to do a self-drive safari in Tanzania?

The road conditions, crime conditions, and wildlife-encounter stories all provide a safe and secure self-drive safari in Tanzania. Since GPS has recently become reliable for Africa, it has opened up many extra possibilities for a wonderful self-drive experience.

5.) What are the pre-requisite for Self-drive?

a.) A valid International driving Licence

b.) Aged between 22-65 years old ( People below 21 years and above 65 years of age will require special agreement due to National Insurance policy)

c.) A Valid Traveling document and Passport.

6.) What are the Self-drive hiring Rates?

All our tours are highly affordable and are planned at giving you the most wonderful experience at the least possible price.We provide lowest price guarantee. For the exact rates, kindly refer to our rate list page.

7.) What is all included in the rental/ hire rate?

The rental or the car hire rate includes:

a.) Comprehensive insurance

b.) All car papers worth of using Tanzania roads

c.) Empty tank

d.) Pick up and drop at Arusha or Moshi & Dar es salaam

e.) Driver, his allowance & insurance

8.) What is all excluded from the rental/ hire rate?

Drive Tanzania believes in clarity and disclosure. The following is excluded from the rental or the car hire rate:

a.) Personal Insurance

b.) Medical insurance

c.) 20% VAT

d.) Fuel Cost

9.) Can I make cancel/extend my bookings?

Yes you can. We are there to serve you. You can always make amend/cancel your bookings by informing the office early in advance.

10.) How can I make Payments?

We are open to receive payments by wire transfer or credit cards to our account upon agreement.

Our range of cars include:

  • Toyota RAV4 - new and old models
  • Toyota Land Cruiser / Nissan Patrol
  • 9 Seater Mini buses
  • 25 Seater buses

Our Car hire rates are as follows:

Self Drive:
Arusha use only 100kms free per day

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota Rav4
  • Excess 0.40/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • Suzuki
  • Excess 0.40/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • ToyotaLandcruiser/Nissan
  • Patrol/Prado
  • Excess 0.60/km

Self drive vehicle rates include insurance only. Add USD 10/= for out of Arusha use

Car Rental Tanzani

Includes driver, drivers allowance and insurance. Hours per day are 10 - 12 hrs.

Chauffer driven: Arusha

  • 100kms free per day

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota Rav4/Honda
  • CR-V
  • Excess 0.55/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota Rav4 - New
  • model 2002
  • Excess 0.65/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota
  • Landcruiser/Nissan
  • Patrol
  • Excess 0.65/km

Chauffer driven: Out of Arusha use 100kms free per day

Chauffer driven: Arusha

  • 100kms free per day

Description Saloon Car

  • Mark II/Chaser/Corolla
  • Excess 0.50/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota Rav4/Honda
  • CR-V
  • Excess 0.55/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota Rav4 - New model 2002
  • Excess 0.70/km

Four Wheel Drive

  • Toyota
  • Landcruiser/Nissan
  • Patrol
  • Excess 0.70/km

Micro Bus

  • Mini bus - 9 seater
  • Excess 0.65/km

25 Seater Bus

  • Excess 0.85/km

Rates include driver, driver's allowance ,Insurance but not fuel! Add 20% VAT on all the above rates

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