The reopening of Uganda tourism, COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge for Uganda tourism industry which means that rebuilding Uganda travel industry it is an initiative adopted by the industry, all tourism actors and government leadership has taken the lead in order to make Uganda tourism and Africa grate again, it is now official Entebbe international airport and all Uganda land borders will reopen on 1st October 2020 for international scheduled flights for incoming and outgoing tourists, please NOTE that all incoming tourists and other visitors will require to have tested COVID-19 negative before arrival at any of the entry points to Uganda.
Uganda is welcoming tourists again starting from 1st October 2020 Uganda international airports and all land border will be opened for tourists so our clients who had booked their Uganda safaris before we are now happy to announce that are now rescheduling all your trips to new dates ahead of the scheduled reopening of borders and Entebbe International Airport on 1st October 2020.
This was after the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni lifted the burn the tourism activities on the televised address on the evening of 20th September 2020, there has been no tourism activity for since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic I am sure all nature lover must be excited to this news of the reopening of Uganda tourism industry, in fact, it is not only Uganda who is reopening only all East African countries has officially reopened its tourism industries which are good for all of us.
For the Reopening of Uganda tourism, the following restrictions must be observed?
- For any tourist or any other visitor to enter Uganda either via the international airport or via any of the land borders you must have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to arrival in Uganda.
- All tourists/visitors apron arrival they have to travel directly to their tourists’ destinations or to the designated hotels without first mixing with the local communities but you will be allowed to mix with your driver/guide, the staff at hotels, and at national parks which means that all people you will interact with they will have tested negative.
- All hotels within tourists destinations shall be allowed to operate as agreed in observance of the Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s) of the Uganda Ministry of health
- All restaurants continue to operate with limited patrons preferably on a takeaway and home delivery basis.
However, for those who love night clubs and bars, President Museveni declined to reopen them because it is very difficult to observe social distancing and other Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s) when in the bar and in the night clubs. for bookings or in case you need to know more about the reopening of the Uganda tourism industry please contact us via our email and phone number on this website, we are at your disposal for any other information you may need to about tours and safaris to East Africa