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Hire a Car Kenya: Cheaply Rent & Self drive a 4x4 Car in Kenya

Hire a Car Kenya is a top car rental company offering cheap self-drive car hire and hire a car with driver services in Kenya. Our commitment to exceeding your expectations is evident in the commendable service we provide and the diligence of our well-versed staff, proficient in the English language.

Embark on a self drive trip through Magical Kenya, an ideal driving track for enthusiasts who relish the challenge of navigating uneven terrains. Immerse yourself in the beauty of remote villages, lush green landscapes, and unique wildlife species in the national parks. At Hire a Car Kenya, we invite you to uncover hidden gems under the radar, offering you the freedom and convenience to explore at your own pace.

Our fleet of maintained vehicles tended to by local mechanics, ensures a smooth and worry-free journey. In addition, it features comprehensively insured 4×4 car rentals equipped with GPS and rooftop tent camping options. For added peace of mind, consider hiring a car with a driver to enhance your travel experience.

We have top-notch 4×4 car rentals to cater to your preferences and needs. Choose from well-equipped options such as Land Cruiser Prado, Land Cruiser V8, GX, 4×4 safari van, Safari Land Cruiser/Hardtop, and Land Cruiser TX or V8 with a rooftop tent—a trendsetting feature in the world of travel.

Driving in a foreign country can be challenging, to ensure your contentment and safety, we provide a comprehensive briefing about the vehicle and driving in Kenya during the car handover process. Your satisfaction and well-being are our priorities, making your journey with Hire a Car Kenya a seamless and memorable adventure.

Why Rent a Car With Us


Our fleet of vehicles is well-maintained and regularly inspected to ensure reliability and safety.

Pocket-Friendly Rates

We offer competitive and transparent pricing, ensuring that you get value for your money.


Unlimited Mileage

Enjoy the freedom to travel without worrying about mileage restrictions. Our rental policy allows to anywhere.

Diverse Vehicle Options

Choose from a range of vehicles to suit your specific needs, whether it’s a compact car rental or a spacious 4×4 SUV

convenient Booking Process

Our user-friendly booking process makes it easy for you to reserve a car online or through our customer service.

Customer Support

Our dedicated customer support team is available to assist you throughout your rental experience.

Our Top Range Car Rentals

Discover Kenya’s beauty in comfort with our Land Cruiser Prado rentals. Reliable, spacious, and perfect for your journey.

Embark on an unforgettable safari adventure in Kenya with our robust 4×4 Land Cruiser rentals. Discover wildlife and nature effortlessly.

Explore Kenya in style with our Land Cruiser V8 rentals. Experience luxury, power, and adventure on your terms. Book today!.

Explore Kenya’s wonders in comfort with our Land Cruiser GX rentals. Versatile & reliable for your journey. Reserve your adventure.

Tour Kenya’s landscapes with our Land Cruiser LX rentals. Unmatched elegance, power, and comfort for your ultimate travel experience.

Explore Kenya’s wildlife with our reliable safari van rentals. Comfortable, spacious, and perfect for your safari adventure. Book now

Travel Options With Hire a Car Kenya

self Drive Safari and Accommodation

Embark on a journey like never before with Hire a Car Kenya’s all-inclusive car rental tour. We don’t just offer transportation; we deliver an immersive experience that seamlessly blends the excitement of a Kenya self drive trip with the avariety of carefully selected accommodations.

Picture yourself self driving through the breathtaking landscapes of Kenya, from the sprawling savannahs to the majestic wildlife reserves. Our meticulously crafted itineraries strike the perfect balance between exploration and relaxation, ensuring each day is a harmonious blend of discovery and rejuvenation.

Whether you’re captivated by the allure of the Big Five or fascinated by the spectacle of the great Wildebeest migration, we’ve got it all planned for you. Our team takes care of essential permits, allowing you to focus on absorbing the awe-inspiring beauty of Kenya’s natural wonders.

Our commitment to sustainability is reflected in our choice of accommodations. Read More

Car Rental with Driver-guide

Embark on an exhilarating journey through the captivating terrains of Kenya with our pioneering car rental service. As the first-ever specialist in self-drive car rentals in this vibrant region, we’ve evolved to offer a more tailored experience for our discerning clients.

Understanding the diverse needs of modern travelers, we proudly introduce our revolutionary ‘Car Rental Kenya with Driver-Guide‘ option. For a mere $60 per day, you not only secure the freedom of a vehicle but also gain the expertise and insights of a local driver-guide. While they handle the steering wheel, the direction of your journey remains firmly in your hands, ensuring you retain control over your itinerary and experiences.

This is an unbeatable opportunity for those who prefer to soak in the scenic beauty rather than navigate the roads or for travelers eager to delve deep into local lore, wildlife, and traditions. With the ‘Car Rental with Driver-Guide’ option, you can immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Kenya while enjoying a personalized and insightful narrative from a knowledgeable guide. Read More

Car Hire and Camping

Get on a journey of a lifetime with our premium car and camp rental service, offering an unparalleled self-drive adventure across the scenic terrains of Kenya. Our fleet stands out with robust vehicles specially tailored for the African landscape—introducing the safari van and Landcruisers in Kenya.

Our adventure begins at just $130 per day. Each rental comes complete with comprehensive car insurance, providing you with peace of mind, and round-the-clock roadside assistance ensures a seamless journey through every twist and turn.

But what’s a Kenya safari without truly immersing yourself in the wild? Elevate your experience by choosing one of our camping options, adding a touch of adventure to your journey. Our Landcruisers feature rooftop tents, offering a perfect point for sleeping under the African sky.

Whether you prefer rooftop tents or a ground-level experience, our dome tents are ideal for those intimate encounters with the Kenyan bush. Read More

Special offer
$150 per day
Low Season April - May

Requirements of Hiring a Car With Us

To ensure a smooth and secure car rental Kenya experience, we have outlined the essential requirements for renting a vehicle with us. Please take note of the following criteria:

1. Driver’s License

Your driver’s license must be valid for a minimum of three months. We accept driver’s licenses from any country; however, an international license is preferred. Please present the original license for verification, and we will retain a photocopy for our records.

2. Passport/National I.D

Verify your identity by presenting an original passport or National I.D. Both documents must be valid for a duration of six months or more. Provide photocopies of the chosen identification for record-keeping purposes.

3. Read And Sign Our Contract

Familiarize yourself with our car rental agreement, printed in black and white. The agreement outlines various clauses related to booking a vehicle with us. Your confirmation that you understand and agree to the terms and conditions is expressed through your signature on the agreement.

4. Make Payment

Ensure that your car hire payment is completed before commencing your journey. You can make the payment either prior to or during the vehicle pick-up. Payment methods accepted are cash or electronic transfer. The most convenient and preferred currencies include the US dollar, Euros, and Kenya Shilling.

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    About US

    Since 2018, we have been dedicated to enhancing the travel experience of independent explorers by providing 4×4 car hire, camp gear, routes with accommodations, and insider travel tips. Read More

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Hire a Car Kenya

    Renting a car is a straightforward process, and at Hire a Car Kenya, we strive to make it as convenient as possible for our customers. If you have questions about the booking procedure, payment methods, qualifications, or any other concerns, we’ve got you covered with detailed information.

    1. How can I book a rental car?

    To initiate the car rental process, you can make reservations online through our website. We have a simple contact form that you need to fill out, specifying the type of car or service you desire. Our dedicated consultation team will promptly provide you with feedback, ensuring a swift and efficient booking experience.

    1. What payment methods are accepted?

    When it comes to payment methods, we offer flexibility. You can pay via international wire transfers, mobile money, or in hard cash. After making the booking, you will receive an invoice with our bank account details for wire transfers. A receipt is provided for all forms of payment, ensuring transparency in financial transactions.

    1. How old should I be to qualify for a car hire?

    For those wondering about age restrictions, individuals must be at least 21 years old to qualify for car hire in Kenya. The hirer should not exceed 70 years of age and must possess a valid driving license.

    1. Is a deposit accepted?

    Concerning deposits, a 30% deposit is typically expected to confirm your reservation. However, exceptions can be made, especially if you plan to pick up the car within a week or less. The remaining balance is settled upon your arrival before receiving the car keys.

    1. What kind of gear transmissions do the cars operate on?

    Our fleet includes both manual and automatic transmission cars, such as the Land Cruiser Prado, Land Cruiser V8, Land Cruiser LX, and others. These vehicles operate on both petrol and diesel engines, providing options for various preferences.

    1. What are the required qualifications for me to drive?

    To drive one of our rental cars, you need a valid driving permit or license, along with your National Identification Card, passport, or other forms of identification. Photocopies of these documents are required after the originals are verified.

    1. Which insurance is guaranteed?

    Ensuring a worry-free trip, we guarantee comprehensive insurance coverage for any damage requiring at least US$ 200 to repair. Damage below this threshold is the responsibility of the car hirer.

    1. What extra services are added to car renting?

    In addition to the core rental service, we offer extra amenities upon request, including travel magazines, GPS, Kenya travel maps, guidebooks, and a complimentary box to enhance your travel experience.

    1. How much is charged per kilometer?

    When it comes to mileage charges, Hire a Car Kenya provides vehicles with unlimited mileage within Kenya. For longer trips, you may only need to cover expenses like re-oiling and tire replacement.

    1. Where are cars picked up or dropped off?

    For added convenience, we offer delivery and drop-off services. We can deliver your rented car to your residence, office, Jomo Kenyatta Airport, or hotel within Nairobi. For locations outside Nairobi, a supplementary fuel cost may apply for delivery. You can drop off the car at your hotel, residence, or airport when your rental period concludes.

    1. How much does it cost to hire a driver in Kenya?

    If you prefer a professional driver guide, experienced individuals with valid driving licenses are available for US$ 60 per day, operating strictly from 7 am to 7 pm.

    1. Is it appropriate to tip the driver, and how much?

    Tipping the driver is entirely at your discretion, with US$ 5 and above suggested depending on the level of satisfaction with the service provided.

    1. Is it possible to exchange with a driver on a road trip?

    It’s crucial to refrain from attempting to exchange with the driver during a road trip, as it may lead to traffic violations and accidents. Stick to the designated driver outlined in the car rental contract.

    1. What terms and conditions are available for self-drive cars?

    For those opting for self-drive, specific terms and conditions are in place to ensure a smooth experience on and off the road with our rental cars.

    1. How much are the camping gears?

    Camping enthusiasts can also benefit from our services, with a complete set of camping gear available at US$ 10 per day. The set includes a camper tent, a small mattress, blanket, cooking gas, kitchen utensils, tables, and camper chairs, along with camping tips for safety.

    1. Do returning or regular clients get special offers?

    Returning or regular clients can enjoy special offers and discounts on long-term or repeat Kenya car rental deals.

    1. What is the charge for crossing a border?

    For international travel, crossing borders from Kenya to Uganda, Rwanda, or Tanzania on a self-drive incurs an extra fee of US$ 30 for small cars and US$ 50 for mid-sized vehicles. Visa fees at the border are the responsibility of the traveler.

    1. What is expected in case of a breakdown or an accident?

    In case of breakdowns or accidents, emergency phone numbers are provided for quick assistance, including contact information for our reservations team and a mechanic.

    Your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities at Hire a Car Kenya, and we strive to make your car rental experience seamless and enjoyable

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