Uganda is a beautiful country in East Africa, it is commonly referred to as the pearl of Africa due to its natural composition, the contrast biodiverse environment from the hilly sides of the country side to savannah plantations, and it is bordered by Rwanda, Kenya, democratic republic of Congo and Tanzania. The country is most sought of when it comes to primates commonly for the critically endangered species of the mountain gorillas and Chimpanzee. Uganda Visa is the document that is offered to grant you access into the country weather you are flying into Uganda or driving through its land borders.
Uganda visa is given to tourists coming into the country for tourism or any other purposes, Visas are applied for online on the Uganda authority on the ministry of internal affairs, it takes 90 days for it to be approved, after this period of time without response in case the hold is automatically released, requirements for the visa include a valid passport copy, the biodata page has to be valid at least 6 months validity, a tour plan, confirmation itinerary from accommodation , recent passport size photograph, yellow fever vaccination card, return airtickets,Visas are charged $50 for a single entry once you have made payment it is nonrefundable.
When coming to all east African countries, it is wise to buy the east African visa it costs $100 this permits you to travel to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda with the same visa entry, all visas are a must to be applied online as the process is as simple as described online, follow the steps carefully in order to apply for the visa. It is at least wise to apply one month prior to travel to avoid inconveniences, and having cancelations, the online process is not pending but a single application.
Approval letters are only issued by email when traveling it is wise to print every paper you have, for vaccines, see your doctor to advise further on necessary vaccines you might need for your travel to Africa., take note of your application number, Tourist visas are valid for only 45 days this visa can only be acquired only if you don’t have any running visa.
Uganda can be accessed through its main entry point the Entebbe international airport or through borders like the Cyanika border, the Busia border, swam border in eastern Uganda. Once you pass here at the airport, there is available accommodation in the country ranging from Luxury to the best budget.
Uganda can be visited all year round but best during the dry season between December-February and June- September, it is wise when considering a wildlife safari to Uganda to pack right including waterproof covers for phones and cameras, hiking boots, warm clothes, long sleeved hits and trousers, insect repellants and any other items of personal nature. The best things to do while here include wildlife game drives, gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, guided nature walks, night game drives, birding , volcanic climbing among other nice things to do.