Any traveler from the Category 2 countries, including the United States, will be subjected to a PCR COVID-19 test, at the traveler’s expense, at all points of entry into Uganda, including Entebbe International Airport. These travelers will have to wait for their negative results before proceeding to their final destination in Uganda,
Travel to Uganda is subject to entry restrictions. If you are travelling to Uganda, you will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate, issued no more than 120 hours before boarding the aircraft or crossing land borders. Foreign nationals without a valid negative test certificate will be denied entry.
Uganda has been ranked the happiest country in East Africa according to the World Happiness Report 2021 released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. According to the report, Uganda ranked 83rd globally. In East Africa, Kenya followed at 86th while Tanzania at 94th globally.
The Ministry of Health has received the initial batch of 864,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX facility-the world’s facility for universal access to COVID-19 vaccines.The vaccine doses were received at Entebbe International Airport by the Minister for Health,
If you are travelling to Uganda, you are required to take a COVID‑19 PCR test before departure. COVID‑19 testing requirements Passengers must have a negative COVID‑19 PCR test done within 120 hours before arrival in Uganda, and must not display any signs and symptoms of […]
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport and at land border crossings, travellers will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft.
On November 9 it was announced that one of the candidates for a Covid-19 vaccine, made by Pfizer and BioNTech, was over 90% effective in preventing volunteers from contracting the virus. The beleaguered travel industry immediately got a boost, with airline and cruise company share prices rallying
Uganda’s president announced Sunday that the country’s international airport and land borders will reopen and resume operations for tourists after a more than six-month closure as part of measures against the spread of COVID-19. Yoweri Museveni’s announcement came during his 20th address to the nation […]
The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Uganda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely. However, after heavy rain, the skies often open up to bright sunshine.
UCAA announces tentative date for reopening Entebbe Airport The director wrote to airline bosses, including those of Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopia Airways, Kenya Airways, Rwanda Air and Uganda Airlines on September 8, informing them of the development. The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) issued […]