Uganda Reopens to All Tourists including Americans.

Travellers may have the Mountain Gorilla encounters to themselves.

Uganda Reopens to tourists; Image of Tourists at the Equator

Uganda Reopens to tourists, the East African country that usually draws around 1.4 million visitors each year. Has reopened its borders from today September 29th 2020 to international tourists. These include Americans, with an exemption from quarantine.

Uganda’s opening comes up at a time when much of Africa’s borders are opening. Furthermore a Mountain gorilla baby boom in the country. Seven babies have been born since January three more compared to for the whole of 2019, according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority.

Mountain gorillas are endangered with just over 1,000 in existence. This year was unprecedented for gorilla births but it is not clear why there has been this uptick.
Of course, there are health restrictions requiring all travellers prior to boarding to have a negative COVID-19 test conducted within 75 hours before arrival in Uganda.
Tourism directly employs around 700,000 people in Uganda, representing 6.7 per cent of total employment in the country. Livelihoods and jobs have been dealt a devastating blow. Lockdowns have cost Uganda an estimated $1.6 Billion in lost tourist dollars so far. International travel restrictions lifting are part of a phased reopening. The country has recorded 5,380 cases out of a population of 42  million, with 60 COVID-related deaths.

For more information about Uganda’s response and daily updates on COVID-19. Please visit the Uganda Ministry of Health website here.

For those who have postponed their trip or are planning to visit Uganda in the near future, we can’t wait to see you soon.

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