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Has the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to Uganda-The Pearl of Africa

Posted by on March 5, 2020

Coronavirus and your Safari Plans in Uganda

2020-Has the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to Uganda? 

Has the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to UgandaHas the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to Uganda-The The Pearl of Africa? The 2020 Travel plans have been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. Companies such as Google, Amazon, and others have asked their employees to forego any current travel planned shortly.

Has the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to Uganda? Africa and that includes Uganda has not been visited by now dreaded Coronavirus. Here in Uganda, we have only seen the Storm-Clouds forming in distant China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, and Northern Italy.

There is and has been no recorded case of the Coronavirus in Uganda at present. For once, this is not a case of tourists fearing that they would contract the Coronavirus in Uganda. Tourists fear to contract the Coronavirus on their way to Uganda or back home. Hence many have put their African Uganda Travel Plans on hold. All part of the wait-and-attitude that is common among many that were planning to go on a Safari soon.

Is it the right choice to put one’s immediate 2020 travel plans on hold? We cannot convince you either way and nor will be try. The option is for you to make the choice that you are the most comfortable with. It often depends on your personality, your need for order safety, well-being. Those that are comfortable and thrive on chaos, this might be the perfect time for you to go on Safari in Uganda.

For extra Peace of mind, Travel experts are recommending “cancel for any reason” (CFAR) travel insurance coverage if you’re concerned that this unpredictable coronavirus will become a problem for your time in Uganda. 

The Welcome Matt is still out at Entebbe International Airport. However, you might be met by people who are welcoming you wearing a protective mask screening you for Corona Virus Symptoms and if you are traveling from what the ministry of Health considers an affected country you will be quarantined at your expense for 14 days.

Has the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to Uganda: All those in arriving in Uganda are screened for the Coronavirus. Those that show symptoms or are from an affected area such as China, Japan, South Korea, Iran, and Northern Italy will be quarantined for 14 days. The list of affected areas may change as the Coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world.

The best line of defense against the Coronavirus is continuous hand washing. All of our Safari vehicles will have Sanitizing Liquids and paper towels. Masks can help but are useful for a short time. They are not the best line of defense, though, in parts of Asia, they are culturally prevalent.

We strongly recommend that you wear a mask while Gorilla or Chimpanzee Trekking to protect the Great Apes from respiratory diseases such as Corona Virus. (please get masks in your country and bring them for your Safe for Primates Trekking Experience.

Getting to Uganda: Many worry about air travel the chances of coming down with the Coronavirus. The cabin air on a place is relatively safe since it is filtered. No case of the Coronavirus has been attributed to in-flight transmission.

Has the Coronavirus changed your Travel Plans to Uganda? If you are not comfortable booking a Safari for this summer. Then we would suggest spending the December Holiday Season or early 2021 in Uganda on a primate-wildlife Safari.

Beat the Gorilla Permit Rush and book now the African Gorilla Safari Holiday that has been on your wishlist for so long. Discover why Uganda is the Pearl of Africa on a safari with those that know Uganda. We live and work here, and we do only one thing. Provide Memorable Hakuna Matata – Worry-Free Safaris in Uganda.

The Coronavirus is not the first pandemic spread that affected travel. You might remember the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, when, within six months, it infected over a billion people and was spread worldwide. Eventually, the idea of worrying about travel dissipated because it was in communities all over the world. That just might happen with the Coronavirus. 


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