Winston Churchill called it the Pearl of Africa and Lonely Planet even voted it their Top Travel Destination in the world.
Today, Uganda is a stable, comfortable and welcoming country, and a favourite amongst travellers. It’s the starting point of the Nile River, home to the Mountains of the Moon (Africa’s highest mountain range) and has the world’s highest concentration of primates at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. To pack it all in, hire a car within minutes online and you’ll be ready to get going on your African adventure as soon as you get there.
Driving around Uganda From the snow-capped mountains to the exotic wildlife in its parks, nature lovers will be spoiled rotten. Looking for some thrills? Why not attempt a 44m plunge down the Nile. Or, join the locals at Bujagali Falls – a beauty spot where you can go on a river rafting trip.
For something more sedate, fans of Ghandi can take a pilgrimage to his shrine near the Nile’s source where some of his ashes were scattered And Uganda delivers when it comes to animal and bird watching. Popular spots for catching wildlife in its natural habitat include Queen Elizabeth, Kidepo Valley and Lake Mbur. Car hire made easy with Europcar We want you to spend more time sightseeing and less time sorting out your travel on your holiday. Beat the taxi queues and pick up your car minutes after touching down at Kampala Airport. All our cars are modern and rigorously safety-checked, so you know you’ll be in good hands. If you book your car online with Europcar, you can choose a vehicle group to suit your plans and make use of our fantastic online rates. Just read our handy guide to driving and hiring a car in Uganda before you set off. New to Uganda? The country has a network of well-maintained roads which connects its major towns and districts and drivers will be pleased to know that they are well signposted.