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Our Recommended 4x4 Vehicles for Tanzania

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Toyota Hilux 2.4TD 4x4 Camp

A reliable and capable 4x4 vehicle that offers excellent fuel consumption and good off road performance. Good ride height ideal for game viewing. Equiiped with a roof top tent.

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Toyota Landcruiser 79 S/W 4x4 Camp

The Toyota Landcruiser is a very robust, reliable and exceptionally capable 4WD vehicle. A highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote area travel.

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Nissan Double Cab 4x4 MDE

This is one of Africas most reliable pickup trucks, with the ruggedness to take on any terrain.

Perfect for a self-drive safari. This camping equipped double cab pickup can seat up to 5 adult passengers. Its perfect for exploring the ‘world in one country’ that is South Africa.

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Ford Ranger D/Cab 4x4 Bushcamper

Superbly compact 4x4 camper suitable for up to 4 adults. Fully equipped with camping equipment. This is the vehicle you want on your African 4x4 adventure.

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Tanzania 4x4 Travel Advice

Introduction

Tanzania is a country in East Africa known for its abundant wildlife, beautiful tropical beaches, lush forests and rich culture. Africa’s great migration can be tracked on the plains of the Serengeti and tropical paradise can be experienced on the spectacular Zanzibar Island.

Tanzania Official Languages

The national language is Swahili

Tanzania Currency

The official currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian shilling

Where to go in Tanzania

  • The Serengeti National Park – A world heritage site. World renowned safari destination for its massive annual wildebeest, zebra and gazelle migration.
  • Ngorongoro Crater – A large volcanic caldera measuring 610 meters deep covering an area of 260 square kilometers. The big 5 can be spotted here.
  • Zanzibar – Picturesque tropical beaches, cultural attracts Stone Town and water sports.
  • Tarangire National Park – Boasting a variety of wildlife and diverse landscapes. Named after the Tarangire River, large herds of zebra, wildebeest and cape buffalo can be spotted in this area.
  • Lake Manyara National Park – A park in the Arusha and Manyara region with barren lands, forest and a salt lake. A bird watchers paradise with 400 species of birds inhabiting this area.
  • Mount Meru – The fifth highest mountain in Africa and second highest in tanzaniaat 4566 meters. Great for hiking and surrounded by savanna which hosts diverse wildlife.
  • Dar es Salaam – Tanzanias main port city. The city has African, Arabic and indian influences.
  • Arusha – The city is the gateway to the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and other top Tanzanian attractions. located below Mount Meru.
  • Lake Tanganyika – The worlds second oldest freshwater lake. Home to Nile crocodiles and over 80 non-cicchild fish.

When to Visit

  • The Serengeti – The best time to visit Tanzania for Game viewing is during the dry season from June to October.
  • Zanzibar – The cool dry months of between June and October or the hot dry months of December to february depending on your personal preferences.

Tanzania 4x4 Hire

Challenging roads, remote destinations, tropical beaches, exotic spice islands and more await, and to help you navigate those off the beaten path areas, Drive South Africa brings you 4x4 rental in Tanzania for an unbeatable self-drive holiday in Africa that allows you to get around with ease.

Why Rent a 4x4 from Drive South Africa

Drive South Africa offers a specialised Tanzania 4x4 rental service. We’ve been equipping adventurers with all terrain (ATV) and recreational vehicles since 2002. We provide a comprehensive 4wd rental service, hands on off-road experience, indepth industry knowledge and our team of trained consultants are on hand to answer any questions and assist with all aspects of a Tanzania self-drive experience.

FAQs for 4x4 Hire in Tanzania

Bushlore Namibia and Botswana offer 4x4 hire in Tanzania that adhere to strict COVID-19 health, cleaning and safety standards.

You can hire a 4x4 in Tanzania from USD 65.09 per day for a Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 from Bushlore Africa.

The cheapest 4x4 to hire in Tanzania is the Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 from Bushlore Africa. You can rent the Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 from USD 65.09 per day.

The cheapest 4x4 hire agency in Tanzania right now is Bushlore Africa. Book directly with them via Drive South Africa.

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Camper 4x4 hire in Tanzania costs anything from USD 103.36 per day to USD 123.85 per day.

With Camping Equipment 4x4 hire in Tanzania costs anything from USD 75.94 per day to USD 101.55 per day.

Without Camping Equipment 4x4 hire in Tanzania costs anything from USD 65.09 per day to USD 93.71 per day.

It costs USD 455.61 to hire a 4x4 for a week in Tanzania. The cheapest weekly 4x4 rental rate is for the Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 by Bushlore Africa.

It costs USD 1952.62 per month to hire a 4x4 long term in Tanzania. The cheapest monthly 4x4 rental rate is for the Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 by Bushlore Africa. You can pay up to USD 1952.62 per month to hire a Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4x4 long term in Tanzania.

Petrol costs from USD 1.1794 per litre up to USD 1.2228 per liter in Tanzania. Diesel costs from USD 1.0426 per litre up to USD 1.083 per liter in Tanzania. Last updated at 01-12-2021