Game drives in Uganda

Example of an open 4x4
These vehicles are based in the camp. Generally, the most basic adventure camps do not have their own vehicles so safaris are conducted in the closed vehicle that transports you to the national park and camp. If the chosen camp has open 4x4 vehicles and the transfer is made by light aircraft, open vehicles will be included. During open 4x4 safaris, participants share the vehicle with other camp guests. Private safaris are also available at extra cost, subject to availability. The maximum capacity of the vehicles is 7 passengers. When the camp's own vehicles are used, they are also included in the possible activities planned by the camp. If closed external 4×4 vehicles are used, possible activities planned by the camp are not included.
Example of a closed 4x4
These vehicles are based in Entebbe or in some camps. They are used for travelling by road rather than by plane and when the selected camp(s) do not provide vehicles or the only vehicles they have are closed. The vehicle roof is fitted with a special system to allow the passenger to stand up and have a full 360º vision. Safaris in these vehicles are always private. Each of them can accommodate 5 or 7 passengers.
Please consider that if you are doing all safari by road, then you always will do game drives by closed 4x4. If transfers between areas is by light aircraft, then game drives can be by open 4x4 or closed 4x4 as some camps have open 4x4, others closed 4x4.
It is very important to note that safari vehicles are especially modified and custom-designed. Although the design of the vehicles is very similar, the vehicles used may be of different makes and designs to those shown as examples.