Many tourists/ travelers who plan to visit the pearl of Africa ask whether it is safe to travel by themselves in Uganda. generally, Uganda is a very safe state for safe travel domestically, though the following designed for travelers visiting a post pandemic world.
In other words, this guide is to show you Uganda ‘s safety that covers everything from covid19 to what solo travelers should focus on and it is a huge item which helps you make the decision to visit and explore Uganda.
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Travelers have started to book and take leisure safaris across the global, the Ugandans ministry of health has done a magnificent task to keep corona virus patients alive with around 88 patients recovery rate and o.7 death rate (august 10 -2020) and then government has lifted on local restrictions within the border and the population is getting back to the normal situation and living.
Currently , the government of Uganda has released a blanket ban on international travel due to the pandemic of covid19 at the moment , and it includes border restrictions implying that no entry no exit with the emption of cargo vehicles and cargo planes , the message is generally “stay home stay safe “Ugandans international travel; restrictions are at the urge of being lifted in the near future when you look at most countries being opened up for travel the likes our neighbors ;Kenya ,Rwanda, and Tanzania all which have reopened to domestic and international travel.
Safe and security
In Uganda, crime threats just like all other countries in the world, are present but one can avoid them. if he/she follows the guidelines and observes caution.
Uganda is strongly safe nation, though there are opportunistic crimes say credit cards fraud, petty theft, and home robbery do happen just like it does in other states. however, chances of being a victim are rare and such incidence can mostly be happening cities like Kampala which is actually the Uganda’s capital.
When in public places, we ague you to be very ungallant and cautions by avoiding diverting your attention to yourself than being less sensitive to pick pockets.
Uganda’s national army, the Uganda people’s defense forces (UPDF) efforts to curb crime has been excellently successful with continuous patrols and heavy deployment their forces in the prudence locations and
The Uganda police presence is prominent all over with security at the borders, public places and the airport, in all the Ugandans national parks and other tourism sports, the tourism police, military army, park rangers and lodge /hotel security personnel are in place ensuring your safety.
Uganda Travel safety
Leaving out the travel disruption caused by covid19 miss fortune on Africa safari, vacations in Uganda and the world at large. let’s dig deeper into the domestic travel within Uganda.
The following are the most common questions travel ask before travelling to foreign places.
As usual, normally it is witnessed for people to be concerned about travelling to unfamiliar places. Uganda is well known tourist destination with thousands of travelers visiting the different attractions each year safely.
All of the wild life national parks and Reserves have been reopened for tourism excluding the private parks which include, Bwindi impenetrable forest National park, Mugahinga Gorilla National park and Ki bare forest national park, still closed for tourism as means of protecting the primates from catching the corona virus.
These primates are easily home to human diseases; so it would be sensitive to first learn how the diseases affect the gentle giants in the forests before the Uganda wild life authority, authorizes people/ tourists in.
These parks will be opened soon after the Uganda wildlife authority finalizes putting the standard operating producers in these parks.
All the tourism activities within the protected shall be under taken in a way that ensures all the measures put by the president of the republic of Uganda and the ministry of health.
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