Self-drive safari in Tanzania

A self-drive safari through Tanzania offers the chance to discover the stunning sceneries, many animals and cultures of Tanzania on your own. Enjoy Tanzania at your own pace with a 4WD jeep provided by Explore Tanzania!

Explore Tanzania offers a reliable 4WD car, so you can start your own carefree adventure.

Build your own route and rent just the car including camping equipment.
Or let us put together a tailor-made trip with a stay in our Green Camps, or other lodges and/or  tent camps, which have already been (party) booked for you.

Tanzania self drive
Tanzania self drive
Tanzania self drive
Tanzania self drive
Tanzania self drive

Self-drive opties

There are multiple opportunities for a self-drive safari in Tanzania

4WD Landcruiser

With a 4WD Land Cruiser  / Land Rover you can go on safari throughout Northern Tanzania, including the Serengeti National Park and Lake Natron.
The 4WD Land Cruiser / Land Rover can accommodate up to 4 people with camping gear and luggage.


  • You navigate with the app from from your own mobile phone and a local SIM card.


  • 4WD Land Cruiser / Land Rover: from € 160 per day
  • Camping equipment: from € 15 per person per day
  • 4WD Land Cruiser / Land Rover with rooftop tent: from € 220 per day


  • Pop-up roof
  • Unlimited mileage, if in Northern Tanzania
  • Two spare tires
  • Hi-lift jack
  • Basic tool set
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Detailed map
  • Information booklet about the car
  • Comprehensive insurance for the car
  • Pick up service throughout Tanzania in case of breakdown

Camping and equipment

A campsite doesn’t have to be reserved in advance. You’ll be assigned a campsite at the entrance to the park. Only at Ngorongoro and Lake Natron you must first request a reservation offer before you can enter the park. On this you indicate on which campsite you will stay.

Camping equipment includes the following:

  • (Roof) tent for 2 people (140 by 240 or 120 by 230cm)
  • Mattresses and sheets
  • Pillows with cover
  • Two chairs
  • Table
  • Water Jerry can (20L)
  • Basic cooking set for two: cool box, plates, cups, cutlery, pans, cookware, bbq, thermos
  • Stove with gas bottle
  • Tow Rope, shovel, First Aid Kit

Options that can be ordered separately:

  • Extra tents and mattresses
  • Extra tables and chairs
  • Extra cooking set
  • Solar shower (with or without tent)
  • Cool box on electric (40L)
  • Chemical toilet (with or without tent)


Not included are:

  • Fuel
  • Driver / guide
  • Transfers

Will you go for a self-drive safari?

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