Phenomenal is one of the many words that can be used to describe the beautiful, breath taking Murchison Falls National Park. Found in Uganda at the northern end of the Albertine rift valley and the largest national park in Uganda. Murchison Falls is one of the places one should go to have a wonderful time and experience the biggest connection with Mother Nature.

With its exotic beauty, Murchison Falls National Park has become one of Uganda’s biggest tourist attractions. There are so many different activities one can do here like; Nature walks, hiking, sport fishing on the Albert Nile where by you stand a chance of catching 20 kg big fish for yourself. A boat cruise at the Albert Nile is worthy a talk as here one get to enjoy the sea bliss as one breathes in the fresh Uganda air and also has a glance on the aquatic life that is hippos from the distance, the elephants at the bank of the river and also so many interesting birds at the shores.

While at Murchison national park, you can get to explore a lot of wildlife and see many different wild animals like; Giraffes, Buffaloes, white hippos and crocodiles on the banks of the longest river in the world, the Nile River when you take a half day game drive. You get to know why these animals are called wild as they hang out in an environment where the fittest and the most resilient survive.

Visiting Murchison Falls National Park would not be complete without getting to see its centre piece, the one thing that makes this place what it is, the Murchison falls. It’s white, rapid waters flowing from the River Nile, gushing down and drifting off into Lake Albert. The sight of this is simply amazing. At the top of the fall, you witness how the mighty Nile forces its way through a narrow stream of about 6 metres down the Lake Albert as it makes a devil like sound and sprouting water fountain as it is subdued in Lake Albert.

Murchison Falls National Park is a place that one should definitely go to, so grab your family or friends and take a trip here to have a fun and delightful time. Many people who have visited this park have had a good experience and the experience has given them a second reason to pay a visit one more time.However note that, some parts of the park are inaccessible during rain season, and you are advise to rent a 4x4 Toyota prado, Land rover, Land Cruiser Hardtop among others. Those are the most common safari vehicles used in Uganda especially in Murchison Falls National Park.

Self drive safaris are taking the lead in Uganda and they are replacing the guided safaris in the country. This is where the tourist drives him / herself on a trip and be in the control of the wheels and has full authority of when to be where and do what on the trip.

Rental cars Uganda Ltd is offering a wide variety of car for you to choose from. Choose from over 20+ car models and hire by day, week, month or year. We are found in most of the cities in the country and most interesting we have extended our services to the neighboring countries like Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania. So whenever you feel like travelling around the country, Rental Cars Uganda Ltd will always be near with over 80+ pickup locations. But before you think of hiring a vehicle for self drive, you need to know the fallowing in order to have a successful road trip in Uganda.

Book the vehicle in advance: This is among the important thing you should think about particularly when travelling in peak seasons, for example, Christmas or Easter seasons. If you book a vehicle in advance, you have a strong bargaining power before your self-drive trip to Uganda. When you book and pay commitment fee on your booked vehicle, you reach at the airport when you’re sure that there is a ca car waiting for you and also help you choose a perfect accommodation options base and even plan your travel time well.

Choose a best vehicle: Choosing a perfect car for self drive in Uganda it depends on some factors like; where you’re going to travel i.e if you have intensions of travelling up country like in national parks, it is advisable that you choose a strong 4x4 safari vehicle and if you just want to drive around the town it better you book for a simple vehicle like a Toyota Rav4 because most roads in city area in Uganda are in good conditions. Another factor is the number of people you’re travelling with for example if you’re with more than 4 people you will need a large vehicle like a safari van.

Avoid driving at night: due to the fact that you’re in the foreign country, you should not risk driving at night because most drive don’t respect traffic laws at night and some highways in the country are lacking street signs and lights, and it is not that easy to miss a lodge sign post. In the event that you get any problem in the middle of nowhere at night, Ugandans are so friendly people just feel free to ask anyone to direct you where you can spend the night and then think of continuing with your trip the next morning.

Choose suitable accommodation and keep their contacts: Search for suitable and good accommodation facilities near travel destinations, the staff of Rental Cars Uganda Ltd are knowledgeable enough to help you choose which accommodation to use in which national park, just feel free to ask them for assistance. They can give you all the relevant information about all the destinations you’re going to travel to and where to sleep even they can help you book the lodges and even get for you there contacts so that when you arrive there late you call them and tell them about your late arrival for proper arrangement.

Before you start your day every morning, check your vehicle and ensure that everything is order checklist include indicators, breaks, head lights, oil level, tyre pressure for all wheels and spear tyre and check for any leakage beneath the car. On the first time you pick a car from the car rental agent, check for the fallowing, validity of insurance, status of the tyres, car jack, extinguisher and triangle.

Respect street Signs: Most road in Uganda has street signs, try not to neglect them and drive under the stipulated driving speed. Over speeding in the country is an offense and punished which may delay you and wind up missing your next destination in time. Speed limit on major highways is 80-100km/hr, in trading center its 30-40km/hr, in National Parks 40-50kms/hr, on murram roads 40-60km/hr. It is also advisable that you switch on lights when driving on dusty roads and when it's raining. In national parks, off track driving is not allowed and you will be penalized.

Use of GPS and Road map: Most car hire companies in Uganda offer you GPS navigation and Road Map. These are a must while on a self drive trip. Note that, some destinations may not be indicated on the GPS but the travel road map can be of help. But keep asking the locals for confirmation of the direction to take.

For all car rental services in Uganda, contact us by visiting our website: www.rentalcarsuganda.com or through Email: info@ rentalcarsuganda.com OR call +256773728141.

Uganda displaced Germany as Kenya's top vacationer market, as per another report. The best performing markets include USA, UK and India with Uganda and China taking over Germany and Italy from the traditional top five destinations. The US has displaced UK as the main international tourist market source, industry information reveals.

The tourism industry of Kenya is experiencing positive development trends as international arrivals for January to October 2016 by sea and air closed at 729,682 contrasted with 628,345 in 2015, representing a 16.1% increment.

Kenya Tourism Board information additionally shows arrivals between January and September 2016 rose by 12.5%, to 983,876 contrasted with 874,544 recorded a year back.

"This powerful surge in tourist numbers can be a result of marketing strategies and impetuses started by the ministry of Tourism and the Kenya Tourism Board," the communication from KTB read.