COVID-19 has left many countries closed for business and leisure but as solutions are arising, many countries have been able to open borders for incoming visitors and among these is Uganda; the Pearl of Africa. Economies need foreign exchange to survive and the need to reopen as soon as possible was already in place and since Uganda tourism industry contributes highly to the GDP, it was just a matter of time before airports, parks and other destinations opened for tourists.
Forbes is one of the top magazines in the world and recently put out an article with some of the top places open for tourism and Uganda came in 6th, really good news for the Pearl of Africa as we steady the ship for post COVID-19 era. Other countries included of the Forbes list of 20 counties open and ready for tourism in October 2020 include Panama, El Salvador, Ukraine, Bahamas, Mexico, Dubai, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Turkey, Egypt among others.
Entry requirements –
In-order for a tourist to be allowed into Uganda, they will have to abide by the tests. You have test negative within 72 hours of arrival and 72 hours before departure to be cleared. You should remember that Uganda is still under a curfew which starts at 9pm and ends 6am in the morning but if you are arriving at the airport within those hours, you will be permitted to be driven to your residence or hotel. It’s advisable to book a private airport transfer in Uganda with a reliable company to get you to your hotel or residence in the city safely and securely during these COVID-19 times.
With less than 10000 cases recorded in Uganda and only 81 deaths , you could say it’s a relatively safe to travel to Uganda that it is in hard hit nations like UK or America. We at Uganda Car Rental Services invite you to come back and explore this magnificent Africa safari destination, you can decide to go for a guided road trip or opt for the much cheaper and private self drive option- Get in touch with us today by filling in this short contact form or by sending an email to email@example.com or call us now on +256-700135510 to speak with our team now.
UGANDA WELCOMES TOURISTS BACK –