Here are the COVID-19 Guidelines to help you stay safe while you travel. The COVID 19 pandemic has changed many things globally and travel has not been exempted. The Off Road Uganda Safaris team has been keen to learn and understand how to mitigate the disease right from the time Uganda announced its first case on the 21st March 2020. The Uganda government has continually issued protective guidelines to its citizens basing on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) procedures and we have followed suit to protect our guests and staff.
Uganda has just over 1000 COVID-19 positive cases as of today 20th July 2020, of these less than 200 are active cases with zero deaths this far.
Safety guidelines for our guests and staff
All arrivals at Entebbe International Airport will be guided to follow the health protocol provided by Uganda’s Ministry of Health.
Detergent is provided at the office to ensure hand washing. Sanitizer and hand wipes are also availed in all our safari vehicles. Guests will sanitize on arrival before they get into the vehicle to transfer to their next destination and throughout the safari. Stopovers on safari will only be at locations with proper preventative measures as against COVID-19 as we shall have established in advanced
The sitting capacity of our safari vehicles is now adjusted as follows: safari vans with 9 sits will now sit a maximum of 5 people and only 3 for land cruisers.
There will be no handshakes throughout the safari, not even on arrival at the airport. A warm smile will do well throughout the safari.
All safari activities will be carried out with social distancing in mind.
We book our guests at hotels and lodges where preventive measures against COVID-19 have been properly put in place and are observed.
Our drivers/guides have received briefing on how to keep themselves and the safari vehicles sanitized at all times. All vehicles have a sufficient supply of sanitizing solution and a pack of hand wipes. Additionally all our guides/drivers will be wearing masks throughout the safari.
The vehicles are sanitized every morning and throughout the day as may be required paying attention to door handles.
Guests are advised to bring their own masks. Off Road Uganda safaris will have a few masks for emergency to cater for immediate needs.
Best wishes on your Uganda and Rwanda Safari
From the Off Road Uganda Safaris team!