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24 Feb 2021 Comprehensive Uganda COVID testing info & UWA primate protocols

Arrival and Departure Requirements for Uganda with updated logistics: In order to enter Uganda, you must have a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 120 hrs of boarding the first flight of the journey (from the country of origin; your first leg). Pax CANNOT leave the airport(s) at any time, even in the USA or Europe as this would […]

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4 Feb 2021 – KLM Airlines Antigen Test Requirement EBB

KLM Airlines is requiring rapid antigen testing for all passengers boarding flights to the Netherlands (and onward destinations) from Entebbe International Airport (EBB). Testing is available at a clinic inside the airport and costs $35 per test, with an approx. 15 min wait time. The test cannot be pre-paid. This test is in addition to the negative PCR […]

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4 February 2021 – New COVID test entry requirements RWANDA

All arriving passengers now require a test done 72hrs prior to boarding 1st flight to Rwanda (was 120hrs). Please contact Mandy with any questions. The full RBC announcement can be found here.   All travellers arriving in Rwanda must have a negative COVID-19 certificate. The only accepted test is a SARS-CoV 2 Real Time Polymerase Chain […]

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20 January 2021 – Rwanda COVID Update – Kigali Lock-down

Tourism will be permitted with a negative PCR Covid-19 test only. For more info, please contact Mandy.   Rwanda has imposed a 15-day lock down on its capital, Kigali, as the country battles a second wave of coronavirus cases that has resulted in “unprecedented deaths and transmission rates”. This is the capital’s second lockdown since […]

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24 Nov 2020 – Uganda arrival COVID test timing

Arrival and Departure Requirements for Uganda with updated logistics: In order to enter Uganda, you must have a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 120 hrs of boarding the first flight of the journey (from the country of origin; your first leg). Pax CANNOT leave the airport(s) at any time, even in the USA or […]

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19 Nov 2020 RWANDA Covid Testing Requirement Update

Please note that Rwanda is strictly enforcing the 72-hr COVID test requirement to enter any national parks. See below.  Further information on the requirements can be found here. If you have specific questions, please just ask Mandy.   RWANDA Covid testing requirements -All travelers arriving in Rwanda must have a negative COVID-19 certificate. The only accepted test […]

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14 Oct 2020

Arrival and Departure Requirements for Uganda with updated logistics: In order to enter Uganda, you must have a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hrs of boarding the first flight of the journey (from the country of origin; your first leg). Pax CANNOT leave the airport(s) at any time, even in the USA or […]

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13 October 2020

Update: Arrival Requirements for entering into Uganda The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed to CAS that the requirement for a negative PCR COVID-19 test is 72 hours prior to boarding your first flight en route to Uganda. The CAA has advised that as long as passengers do not leave the terminal building (but rather only transit […]

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08 October 2020 – COVID requirement and protocol update

Current EBB airport SOPs can be found here. As of 07 Oct 2020, Uganda immigration is requiring that all international arrivals show PCR (other types of tests will not be accepted) negative COVID-19 test results, noted in English, and dated within 72 hours prior to their arrival into EBB. As of 07 Oct 2020, Uganda […]

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New flights – Entebbe – Masai Mara return

AEROLINK, Uganda to connect Air Kenya passengers from the Masai Mara to Ugandan national parks effective 1st June 2019 AEROLINK Uganda was the first airline to provide scheduled service into Uganda’s renowned game parks. AEROLINK’s schedule includes daily and twice daily departures into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, best known for gorilla trekking, as well as Queen […]

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Classic Africa Safaris is 100% Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutral 2012

As part of our corporate social responsibility program Classic Africa Safaris is carbon neutral. We are the FIRST safari company in Uganda and Rwanda to become carbon neutral, and one of the first safari/travel companies in East Africa to officially 'GO GREEN'.