Online Tourist Visas:
- It is essential for Guests intending to visit Uganda for tourism-purposes to apply and obtain a visa online: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/
- You can get an East –African Tourist Visa in advance which allows you multiple entries to Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya. The cost of the Visa is US$ 100 per person, while US$ 50 per person is charged for a Single Entry Visa.
- It is very crucial for all those entering Uganda | Rwanda | Kenya to produce a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Card. This card is also part of the Online Tourist Visa documentation submission process.
Tanzania Tourist Visa.
- For Guests/Clients who are not Ugandan Passport holders, you will require an entry Visa to Enter Tanzania even when you possess an East African Tourist Visa. The East African Tourist Visa only applies to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.
Visa Fees to Tanzania are as follows;
- United Kingdom of Britain Passport Holders Single Entry British £ 40.
- American Passport Holders US$ 100.
- Holders of any Other Passports (excluding the East African Residents) US$50.
Do Not Forget to carry the listed items below if you are to Track the Gorillas;
- A rain Coat
- A pair of Gloves
- Long sleeved shirt/top
- Light Weight Jungle boots
- Long Stockings
- Packed lunch (arranged at the lodge)
- Enough drinking water
- some pocket change in case you need a porter to help you carry your bag and stuff while Tracking (highly recommended)
Gorilla Tracking Guidelines
- Do not visit the Gorillas if you have any a cold or any other infectious diseases.
- The acceptable age bracket for Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking is 15years and above.
- Each Gorilla Tracking group should be visited by a maximum number of 8 people per group
- While you are with the Gorillas, maintain a 7Metres distance away from them.
- Smoking and Drinking are not permitted during your visit with the Gorillas
- Visits are limited to a duration of 1hour with the Gorillas.
- If you must sneeze, kindly cover your face or mouth as Gorillas can easily catch a cold or cough just like the humans.