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Arusha, Tanzania
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Tanzania Self-drive Car Rentals

Gladiola Adventure took the commitment to be a reliable, responsive, and affordable 4WD car rental solution for your self-driving purposes in Tanzania. You can now set your trails through Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya on your rented 4x4, starting and ending in your preferred location.

Bold enough, Gladiola Adventure offers unlimited kilometers with overnight stays in pre-booked lodges and campsites anywhere in the East African regions(KENYA, UGANDA, RWANDA, TANZANIA). And do you know you can also hire a local driver guide and cook from the Gladiola team? Yep! A personal driver-guide and cook for the whole trip; this applies to all vehicles on our fleet, the RAV4s, the Landcruisers with a pop-up roof, and the double cap canopy Toyota Landcruiser.

You asked for a lifetime adventure your holiday deserves. Here is your possibility to own it at its BEST!

Pick the 4×4 that suit your Adventure Needs

RAV4 (3 Doors)

from $60 per day

For 60 USD/day rent a fully equipped RAV4 4WD(3 doors), with camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can book a driver guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: it will cost 80 USD/day if The RAV is booked for less than a minimum of 4 Days.

SPECs: Automatic, Petrol, 1 spare tires. Fuel consumption is around 10-12 km/liter, A/C & Radio

The Toyota RAV4 is a compact 4WD, easy, and economical to drive as it is automatic, giving you the best value for money. The RAV4(3 doors) can fit up to 4 people, or two people with camping gear and luggage.

However, the Toyota RAV4s can not fit a rooftop tent, but you can always hire a ground tent and a fridge from us. And the RAV 4 is NOT ALLOWED for travels to the Serengeti, Lake Natron, Nyerere National Park (Selous Game reserve), and Elsewhere in Ngorongoro with the exception of the crater. For these rough roads, the Landcruiser will make the best choice.

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RAV4 (5 Doors)

from $80 per day

For 80 USD/day rent a fully equipped RAV4 (5 doors), with camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can book a driver-guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: it will cost 100 USD/day if The RAV (5 doors) is booked for less than a minimum of 4 Days.

SPECs: Automatic, Petrol, 1 spare tires. Fuel consumption is around 10-12 km/liter, A/C & Radio

The Toyota RAV4 is a compact 4WD, easy, and economical to drive as it is automatic, giving you the best value for money. This RAV4 can fit up to 4 people(with enough leg-room and luggage space ), or two people with camping gear and luggage.

However, the Toyota RAV4s can not fit a rooftop tent, but you can always hire a ground tent and a fridge from us. And the RAV 4 is NOT ALLOWED for travels to the Serengeti, Lake Natron, Nyerere National Park (Selous Game reserve), and Elsewhere in Ngorongoro with the exception of the crater. For these rough roads, the Landcruiser will make the best choice.

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4×4 Toyota Landcruiser 2PAX. Alu Hercules Fixed Rooftop Tent

Gladiola Adventure Toyota Land-cruiser hardtop with a fixed rooftop tent for rent and self-drives in Tanzania

from $260 per day

For 260 USD/day rent a fully equipped TOYOTA LAND CRUISER Hardtop with Fixed Rooftop Tent (fits 2 adults), camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can also book a driver-guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: it will cost 290 USD/day if The LAND CRUISER is booked for less than a minimum of 4 Days.

SPECs: Manual, Diesel, 2x 80 Litre, 2 spare tires. Fuel consumption is around 7 km/liter.

Our safari classics come equipped with an electrical fridge, a rooftop tent(fits two adults), camp gear option, driver, and cook at an additional price of $40/Day for the driver and $20/Day for the cook. However, this vehicle is equipped with a fixed rooftop tent, it is NOT possible to use the pop-up roof. So, in case you want to go game viewing and perhaps camp somewhere, renting a ground our LANDCRUISER with a pop-up roof and a ground tent could be a wise choice with the Landcruiser.

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Toyota Land Cruiser Double Cab Canopy ( CAMPING )

from $285 per day

For 285 USD/day rent a fully equipped TOYOTA LAND CRUISER Double Cab Canopy, with camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can also book a driver-guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: This vehicle can only be booked for a minimum of 8 Days.

SPECs: 4,2 diesel engine, manual, large 130L fuel tank, 2 spare tires, 60L water tank.

Want to go for ultimate offroading? Rent this fully equipped all-terrain vehicle. The Landcruiser double cab with customized canopy has the largest storage space, can fit the entire fleet cargo. The booth has built-in drawers, a 60L water tank, and a designated area for the electrical fridge and gas cooker.

Offroading with friends? No problem. This Landcruiser has four window seats and can fit a crew of 4 adults. When one rooftop tent is mounted, the second hatches can still be usable. Please note that this vehicle is available for a minimum of 8 days. Quite ultimate!

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4×4 Toyota Landcruiser 2PAX. with Tentco Rooftop Tent

from $190 per day

For 190 USD/day rent a fully equipped TOYOTA LAND CRUISER with Fixed Rooftop Tent (fits 2 adults), camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can also book a driver-guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: it will cost 220 USD/day if The LAND CRUISER is booked for less than a minimum of 4 Days.

SPECs: Manual, Diesel, 2x 80 Litre, 2 spare tires. Fuel consumption is around 7 km/liter.

The Toyota Landcruiser hardtop with the pop-up roof is the safari classic in all of Africa. This vehicle has six window seats and a pop-up roof, a perfect choice for game drive safari into most safari prolific areas in eastern Africa.

Our safari classics come equipped with an electrical fridge and come with a camp gear option, ground tent (fits two adults) - which is optional. However, if you prefer camping on a rooftop tent, it is NOT possible to use the pop-up roof. So, in case you want to go game viewing and perhaps camp somewhere with this option, renting a ground tent could be a wise choice with this Landcruiser.

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4×4 Toyota Landcruiser with Pop-up Roof 4PAX.

from $150 per day

For 150 USD/day rent a fully equipped TOYOTA LAND CRUISER(with Pop-Up Roof), camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can also book a driver-guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: it will cost 180 USD/day if The LAND CRUISER is booked for less than a minimum of 4 Days.

SPECs: Manual, Diesel, 2x 80 Litre, 2 spare tires. Fuel consumption is around 7 km/liter.

The Toyota Landcruiser hardtop with the pop-up roof is the safari classic in all of Africa. This vehicle has six window seats and a pop-up roof, a perfect choice for game drive safari into most safari prolific areas in eastern Africa.

Our safari classics come equipped with an electrical fridge and come with camp gear option, ground tent (fits two adults) - which is optional. However, if you prefer camping on a rooftop tent, it is NOT possible to use the pop-up roof. So, in case you want to go game viewing and perhaps camp somewhere with this option, renting a ground tent could be a wise choice with this Landcruiser.

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Toyota Land Cruiser 6 Pax

from $180 per day

For 180 USD/day rent a fully equipped TOYOTA LAND CRUISER(with Pop-Up Roof), camp gear option, and take a self-drive safari into some of Tanzania's most safari prolific game reserves and wildernesses. You can also book a driver-guide and a personal cook too, an addition of 40 USD for the driver, and 25 USD for a cook. Please note: it will cost 210 USD/day if The LAND CRUISER is booked for less than a minimum of 4 Days.

This seven(6) seater Toyota Landcruiser is available only with a driver-guide option. An addition of $40 to the $180 for the vehicle. However, when camping with the seven(6) seater Toyota Landcruiser, we will take out the last row seats, and the car can accommodate four(4) persons with camp gear and luggage.

Our safari classics come equipped with an electrical fridge and can have one(1) rooftop tent(fits two adults) - which is optional. However, if equipped with a rooftop tent, it is NOT possible to use the pop-up roof. So, in case you want to go game viewing and perhaps camp somewhere, renting a ground tent could be a wise choice with the Landcruiser.

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Camping Equipment (with Rooftop Tent)

COOLER BOX

  • CARRY BAG
  • POT (SUFURIA) X2+LID!
  • FRFRYINGPANx1
  • DINNER PLATEx2
  • SOUP BOWLx2
  • WATER CUP x2
  • DRINKING MUG x2
  • COFFEE PRESS x1
  • CHOPPING BOARD x1
  • SMALL TOWEL x1

 

  • UTENSIL BAG
  • BUTTER KNIFE x2
  • FORK x2
  • SOUP SPOON x2
  • TEASPOON x2
  • SHARP KNIFE x2
  • SERRATED KNIFE X1(RIBBED, FOR CUTTING TOMATO BREAD).
  • TIN OPENER x1
  • CORKSCREW x1
  • SERVING (BIG)SPOON x1
  • TONGS x1

 

SLEEPING EQUIPMENT

    • ROOFTOP TENT(POLES, LADDER, PIECE OF WOOD FOR LADDER)
    • TENT x1
    • SLEEPING BAG x2-SLEEPING BAG IS ZIPPED AND ROLLED UP.
    • MATTRESS x2
    • SHEETS x2
    • PILLOW 2
    • PILLOW COVER x2
    • CANVAS STORAGE BAG FOR PILLOWS AND SHEETS.

CLEANING TOOLS

  • STORAGE BAG
  • WASHING BOWL x2
  • BRUSH AND SHOVEL
  • STORAGE CONTAINER
  • WASHING SOAP-UNUSED
  • WASHING SPONGES-UNUSED
  • CLOTHES BEGS
  • WASHING LINE
  • MATCHES –UNUSED

 

LIGHT

    • STORAGE BAG
    • HEAD TORCH x2.BATTERIES
    • SOLAR LAMP x2 LAMP IS FULL CHARGED

CAMPING OTHER

  • GAS COOKER STAND
  • FULL GAS BOTTLE
  • GAS BURNER
  • TABLE
  • BIG TABLE(LANDCRUISER DOUBLE CAB ONLY)
  • CHAIRS x2

IN THE CASE OF THE DRIVER GUIDE

  • TENT
  • SLEEPING BAG
  • MATTRESS
  • SHEETS
  • PILLOW
  • PILLOW COVER
  • HEADLIGHT
  • CANVAS STORAGE BAG FOR PILLOWS AND SHEETS

About Our Company

Gladiola Adventure is a full-service inbound tour operator offering safari, treks, beach holidays, self-drive car rental services. Its founders are tourism industry professionals with wide knowledge of the East African region. Our sole purpose is providing the best service and value for money to the most discerning holiday makers, self-drive enthusiasts, and adventure seekers. In this regard, we have contracts and cordial business relationships with most hotels and other service providers in the region.

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Our Trip Advisor Reviews

  • star rating  We rented a Land Cruiser with rooftop tent, and it was really fantastic experience! So much fun to drive yourself and safari on your own schedule. Gladiola... read more

    IanMalibu
    February 9, 2021
  • star rating  I am reposting my review to add an important detail:
    check your itinerary for extra costs that should not be there!

    We had one day of guide and car... read more

    Sergey E
    May 27, 2021

Safari holidays in Africa. 4×4 self-drive car rentals, Kilimanjaro trekking, Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar beach holidays with Gladiola Adventure.

Self Drive & Car Rental

SET YOUR TRAILS THROUGH EAST AFRICA. BOOK A SELF-DRIVE SAFARI VEHICLE & CAMPING FACILITIES FROM US.

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Kilimanjaro Trekking

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Tanzania Guided Safaris

MARVEL THE WILD TANZANIA WITH A LOCAL. LIKE A LOCAL. WE HAVE PRIVATE SAFARI HOLIDAYS FOR EVERYONE!

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Zanzibar & Beach Holidays

OFF THE BEATEN PATH, IS A QUIET, LAID-BACK ISLAND BOASTING BEAUTIFUL BEACHES AND MANGROVE FORESTS. A TRUE PARADISE.

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Phone +255754409437