4×4 Self Drive Africa Ltd has recruited a number of locals who have enough knowledge about Tanzania and also for those going for safari we have well experienced and skilled tour guides who are good in English and other languages in addition to Swahili. This option of hiring a car with a driver/tour guide is the best option for self-drive tourists who don’t fancy driving themselves, those who want to have a relaxed experience on a safari, and those who would love to learn more about Tanzania culture.
You can enjoy a private guided safari in Tanzania and to the neighboring countries by hiring a 4×4 safari vehicle with a tour guide and for those on business trips or projects in Tanzania, we have good and experienced drivers. Our tour guides are available at 50$ per day.
When you hire a car with a driver, you will be ensured that you will reach your destination safely and in time because our drivers organize themselves well and they know the driving time it takes to all national parks. In the national park during the game drive, he will be responsible to look for the best places where you can have a better view of animals. When it comes to accommodation and where to have lunch, our drivers have enough information and they will suggest for you better lodges and good eating places.
The driver is always paid per day and the rate is from 40 – 50$ depending on the season and the price always covers his accommodation, meals, and everything. You will not need to pay for his meals and the drivers always have their places where they have lunch and sleep at cheap prices in all destinations. In case you going for a camping safari, we provide an extra tent for the driver/guide but you will have to at least provide him with food because you will be cooking together and another thing most of our drivers are good bush cooks and they know very well how to start a campfire.
When visiting national parks in Tanzania, you will have to pay the park entrance fee for the driver.
When planning to hire a car with a driver, at least make sure you specify whether you want a tour guide or a driver. Because the drivers will only do the driving job and helping you in some simple things and tour guides always have extra knowledge about the animals in the park, always know most of the local languages, and have more information about the history, and the African culture.