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Uganda Habituates 2 more gorilla groups for gorilla trekking

Uganda Habituates 2 more gorilla groups for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Uganda has completed habituation of 2 mountain gorillas groups in Bwindi for gorilla trekking and research in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The gorilla groups, named Bushaho and Bikingi, are named for their home ranges and contain some individuals from previously habituated groups. Both groups…

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British Airways suspends Heathrow Entebbe flights

British Airways suspends Heathrow–Entebbe flights, But why? British Airways (BA) final flights to and from Entebbe airport to London Heathrow will be on October 2 and October 3, 2015 respectively as the company suspends all its services. BA says after a review of its flight schedules, Heathrow-Entebbe route was not considered commercially viable. British Airways…

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Tourist Visa fees Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya for foreigner residents Waived

Tourist Visa fees Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya for foreigner residents Waived According to Yamina Karitanyi, the Rwanda Development Board’s Head of Department for Tourism and Conservation, the waiver was agreed on under the Northern Corridor Integration projects initiative. So if you are a foreigner resident in any of the three countries, you don’t have to pay…

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Rwanda now has Ebola screening for visitors

Rwanda now has Ebola screening visitors from USA, Spain too for Ebola The Rwanda ministry of Health has issued health safety guidelines for Ebola screening for all incoming passengers from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, USA and Spain or traveled to those countries in the last 22 days. The passengers are to call a toll free…

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Press Release: Health Status of Uganda Ebola, Marbug Virus

Press Release: Health Status of Uganda Ebola, Marbug Virus Press Release October 15th, 2014 Health Status of Uganda Uganda Tourism Board informs all visitors, travellers and tourists, domestic and international that the Health status of the country is okay contrary to some media reports. On 28th September 2014, one case of the Marburg hemorrhagic fever…

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UGANDA MINISTRY OF TOURISM ESTABLISHES TOURISM STOPOVERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

UGANDA MINISTRY OF TOURISM ESTABLISHES TOURISM STOPOVERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is setting up tourism stopovers to provide uniform information about the country. The centres will provide washrooms and information board about a particular region and centres of attraction in that region. The process includes profiling the area and…

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New Value Added Tax on Accommodation Raised Tour costs for Uganda Tours

New Value Added Tax on Accommodation Raises Tour costs for Uganda Tours The New Value Added Tax on accommodation in Uganda has led to any increase on tour costs for Uganda tours and safari packages. Up on reading the 2013/14 annual Uganda government budget, new taxes were introduced on all accommodation facilities (18% Value Added…

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TOURISM TO MUSANZE CAVES TO BE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

TOURISM TO MUSANZE CAVES TO BE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED Musanze caves were formed by geologic activity which was centered in Virunga Volcanoes. The caves are 1.25 miles and are located outside the town of Musanze and are just 90 minutes’ drive from the city of Kigali. The caves harbor lots of bat species and it has…

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