About Us

Self Drive Uganda started in 2011 and is a subsidiary of  Active African Vacations Limited .  Our head offices are in Uganda (Kampala), and we have partners in Rwanda, Kenya, DR Congo, and Tanzania. Self Drive Uganda’s mission is to provide safe reliable transportation to travellers wishing to drive themselves throughout the entire East African region.  We offer one way rentals. Find the perfect self guided tour package of East Africa at Self Drive Uganda “Design your own Route”.

Self Drive Uganda started with the premise that as a subsidiary of  Active African Vacations we could offer a high level of uncompromising customer service delivered by our knowledgeable staff.  We  offer innovative technology that will provide a seamless vehicle rental experience to anyone wanting to discover East Africa by themselves and at their own pace. These founding principles still hold true and allow us to continue to push boundaries. We are more than another car rental subsidiary under a tour company. We also can  provide Gorilla Permit booking , accommodations and, drivers if needed.

Recently our company President, Billy Ssali, realized that there was need for a self guided car rental company to cover the East African Region.  He created  Self Drive Uganda to offer a way for independent minded travellers to drive themselves around Uganda and the East African region.  You can discover the many exciting attractions available at your own pace. Self Drive Uganda is offers support, comprehensive advice and first-hand experience for your East African journeys.

In December 2011, after years of experience in planning and booking of trips to countries outside Uganda, Self Drive Uganda expanded its services to Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania. The staff at Active African Vacations (Self Drive Uganda) are ready to help and advise you on planning a self guided adventure. Our team strives to create unique, enjoyable, and socially responsible travel experiences. Our company will provide services beyond your expectations.

Section of Self Drive Uganda at Active African Vacations

Vision: To lead our industry by defining service excellence and building unmatched customer loyalty.

Mission: To ensure a stress-free car rental experience by providing superior services that caters to our customers’ individual needs.

Goal: Stress-free car rental experience for independent travellers to experience East Africa.

Self drive Uganda is represented on Safari Booking the Official safari guide to East Africa & Central Africa.