Entry to Uganda: As of 3 September 2021 new COVID-19 measures are in place at all points of entry including Entebbe International Airport. All arriving passengers are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft to Uganda or crossing land borders. Foreign nationals without a valid negative test certificate will be denied entry.
Uganda is a unique destination offering a wonderful mix of savannah and forest parks. Gorilla and chimp trekking are highlights, but many smaller primates can be seen as well. Uganda also offers great savannah safaris, and all of the Big Five are present. Lion is quite common in Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls and Kidepo national parks, where they can often be found hunting Uganda kob.
The Musambwa Islands a place where women are not allowed but men live harmoniously with snakes and several birds, and have a population of about 100 people. They are 3 rocky-islands approximately 5km from the Kasensero Landing site on Lake Victoria. Its name ‘Musambwa’ is a word in the local language meaning ‘spirit’ or ‘demon’
Gorilla trekking can be conducted all year around in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The best time to go gorilla trekking in during the months of June, July, August, September and December. This is because there are less rains and the parks are drier, making it simple to hike and see the gorillas .In Bwindi the average temperature throughout the year is 11°C/52°F in the morning and 23°C/73°F in the afternoon.
On the 1st of September 2021, we had the privilege of hosting Leonard Francios and Tamaki Osaka parents to the famous tennis star Naomi Osaka in Uganda. Upon arrival, the two were welcomed by Ngoni Safaris staff and escorted to Speke Resort Munyonyo where they spent their first night in the country.
The last important reason as to why you should go on Safari during COVID-19 is that safari adventures will be among the finest of all time during this period. There have been amazing safari experiences during COVID. This is because less poaching, less human interaction,
Embarking on a tour activity within the Pearl Of Africa is one of the most amazing Adventure trips one can enjoy but have you ever taken thought to look at a particular car. Most tour operators in Uganda have Safari vehicles wether for self-drive for those who have permits
Tracking mountain gorillas is the highlight of any tourist’s visit to Western Uganda. Gorilla tracking in Uganda is possible in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks. The activity is arduous enough on its own so if it’s on your to-do list, you will want a lodge that takes the headache out of things like hospitality,
Uganda is one of only three countries in the world where you can see the highly endangered mountain gorilla in the wild (only an estimated 900 remain). The two gorilla trekking spots in Uganda are Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
All tourist vehicles must be licensed by the Ministry of Works and Transport and attached to tourism companies registered and licensed by Uganda Tourism Board. All tourists are encouraged to carry their detailed travel itineraries especially for inter-district routes. All tourist guides accompanying tourists must carry their identification.