FAQs

Tekko Uganda Holidays is a locally owned tour and travel company that specializes in designing unforgettable holidays in Uganda and Rwanda.

Once you have confirmed the itinerary with us, you will be asked to pay a deposit of 15%. Gorilla
permits must be paid for in full at the time of booking. Note that availability of accommodation and permits
is not guaranteed until officially confirmed by us . Accommodation, permit and activity reservations will be made as soon as payment has been received on our account. For your convenience, the balance payment of 85% should be settled 30days before the start of your safari. We accept payment bycash and wire bank transfer in either dollars or Euros to our bank account in Uganda. Please note that all bank charges are at the expense of the client. We now also accept payments by VISA, Credit and Debit Card. Please contact us for more details

We do recommend that you get a Yellow Fever Vaccination before coming to Uganda for purposes of safety,
this was as a result of an outbreak of Yellow Fever in some rural area of Uganda a year ago, despite the fact
that Uganda is free of Yellow Fever, it is mandatory that you present a Yellow Fever Vaccination card upon
arrival at the Airport

Tekko Uganda Safaris  is registered with AMREF Flying Doctors a company, wholly owned by the African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF), an international non-government organization based in Kenya, which is the largest and best-known air ambulance service in the region. AMREF Flying Doctors provides 24 hour emergency air ambulance evacuations in East Africa and, where clearance can be obtained, beyond. It has a low cost Emergency Air Evacuation package specically tailored for Tour operators and their clients.

The tourist Evacuation Scheme is a thirty day cover oering you total peace of mind and is hassle-free to acquire yet at a minimal cost. The objective of this scheme is to ensure that clients receive the best and professional medical evacuation services in the case of a medical emergency. Interested tourists can let us know whether to include the scheme on their itinerary.

We strongly recommend that you take out all the necessary Travel Insurance before commencing on your
journey. However, we can assist with local insurance companies to cover health, baggage and any other
insurance related issues

All persons intending to travel to Uganda for a holiday, business, tourism, study or for medical reasons are
required to apply and obtain a Visa on Line. Applications can be lled at the following link:
https://visas.immigration.go.ug/

The decision taken on the application will be sent electronically through the email provided by the applicant, once approved, an approval letter will be sent as an attachment to the email provided. Print it out and present it together with a valid passport / travel document at the port of entry or Airport.
Information about documents required in the online visa application can be found at the foolowing link:
https://visas.immigration.go.ug/#/help/visa

Some of the documents require for the tourist visa single entry include: Passport copy (bio-data page), Recent Passport-size Photograph, Vaccination Certicate (Yellow Fever) and Visa fees -$50 per person. An East African Tourist Visa (multiple – entry) to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda can also be obtained the same
way – on line at $100 dollars per person.

However one can still apply for and obtain a Visa upon arrival at the Airport in case the online application
process fails.

You are required to purchase a tourist visa before you enter Uganda. However citizens from the 33 countries http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_Uganda can visit Uganda without a visa for up to 3 months. Tourist visas can be bought in advance at one of the Ugandan Embassies abroad see contacts for Ugandan Embassies worldwide http://www.learn4good.com/travel/uganda_embassies.htm or simply purchased upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport or at any overland border. Photos are not required and a Uganda tourist visa costs US$ 50 per person for up to 90 days stay in Uganda. There is a planned introduction of a single entry visa for the East African Community member states