For smooth, frictionless travel to Africa’s most desirable destinations…

Here is a selection of recommended itineraries

Seamless travel in Africa is possible.  These itineraries take into consideration each destination’s air access, COVID requirements and our trust in our ground handling partners and preferred suppliers.

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A Kenya Safari    | Remote Namibia    | Rwanda Gorilla Trekking  | Okavango Delta & Chobe River |   Tanzania Safari & Beach    Uganda Adventure |   South Africa Honeymoon|  |   A Botswana Safari

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SOUTH AFRICA 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, obtained not more than 72 hours from the time of departure
  • All travelers must complete a Traveler Health Questionnaire on entering and exiting South Africa.
  • Travelers will be asked to download the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app.
  • Travelers will be screened for any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Quarantine is not mandatory unless travelers fail to present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test, display any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with an infected person. A mandatory COVID-19 test will be required at their own cost and if positive, travelers will be subjected to a 10-day quarantine at a designated site, at their own cost

 

Amazing in SOUTH AFRICA :  Cape Town | Kruger Park | Winelands | Garden Route

Virtual Itinerary   Great Value South Africa Honeymoon

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KENYA 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —–

  • All travellers are required to present a negative PCR test document on arrival. This test must have been conducted within 96 hours prior to arrival.
  • Travellers younger than 5 years of age are exempt from having to have a PCR test.
  • Travellers are required to complete the Travellers’ Locator form at https://ears.health.go.ke/airline_registration/ before arrival. Once you have completed the online application, you will receive a QR Code by email that you should retain and have available on arrival (either on your phone or printed out – we suggest you print out a copy and also keep the code on your smartphone.)
  • Travellers from Brunei, Thailand, Kuwait, and Qatar* will be required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days in an approved hotel at their own cost. Before embarking, they will be required to show a negative PCR Test (96 hours or fewer), not display any symptoms, and provide evidence that they have booked their approved quarantine hotel. *Travellers transiting Qatar and not leaving the airport, who are travelling from an otherwise approved country, do not have to quarantine on arrival.
  • Before you depart, once you have your negative PCR Test, you need to have it validated by a validation company such as https://globalhaven.org/ Once you have completed this, you will be issued with a Digital Travel Code.

 

Amazing in KENYA :  Masai Mara |  Samburu National Park

  Virtual Itinerary –  A Kenya Safari

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RWANDA  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a printed copy of their negative PCR Test issued within 72 hours prior to departure to Rwanda. Rapid Diagnostics Tests (RDT) are not accepted
  • Travelers must complete the Passenger Locator Form prior to arrival and upload their COVID-19 test certificate via https://travel.rbc.gov.rw/travel/formstart.php   
  • All travelers will be screened upon arrival and take a mandatory PCR test at the airport at a cost of USD 60 per person per test, paid directly. Travelers must wait 24 hours in a designated transit hotel while waiting on the test results before continuing onwards with their travel. Test results can be check on https://his.hmis.moh.gov.rw/results/
  • All travelers from India are required to complete 7 days in mandatory quarantine at a designated hotel at their own cost.
  • Travelers will be treated in line with Rwanda’s COVID-19 management guidelines if they test positive, even if asymptomatic, until they have fully recovered, at their own cost.
  • All travelers departing from Rwanda must present a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure.
  • Preventive measures must be followed while travelling in Rwanda, including physical distancing; wearing of face masks and hand hygiene.
  • Travelers who are visiting any national park in Rwanda, are required to schedule their visit within 72 hours of receiving a negative PCR test result. If their visit/s are more than 72 hours after the initial test on arrival in Rwanda, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test before visiting any of the national parks
  • A curfew is currently in place between 8pm – 4am

Amazing in RWANDA –  Gorillas & Kigali

Virtual Itinerary –  Gorilla Trekking

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NAMIBIA 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • The Namibian government has implemented a curfew from 10pm to 4am with restaurants and pubs closing at 8 pm. Alcohol sales is only allowed from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.
  • All travelers must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test result, obtained within 7 days of arrival
  • Travelers must submit their full itinerary on arrival and will be subject to health screenings.

 

 Amazing in NAMIBIA :   Damaraland |  Skeleton Coast |  Sossusvlei

Virtual Itinerary  –  Remote Namibia

Questions about travelling to Namibia?

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UGANDA  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • Arriving travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, obtained within 72 hours of departure for Uganda.
    All travelers must undergo a PCR COVID-19 test upon arrival in Uganda at a cost of USD 65 per person and any traveler who tests positive must quarantine in a government-designated facility at their own cost.
  • Travelers who have received their full Covid-19 vaccinations will be allowed to enter the country without further testing upon arrival, except travelers from India.
  • All departing travelers must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, issued within 72 hours of departing from Uganda.

 

Amazing in UGANDA :   Gorilla Trekking  |  Queen Elizabeth National Park 

Virtual Itinerary – A Uganda Safari

Questions about travelling to Uganda? 

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BOTSWANA  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • Travelers must present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result, obtained within 72 hours of departure for Botswana.
  • All travelers will be screened upon arrival and take a mandatory rapid antigen test (free of charge) on arrival.
  • On departure, all travelers must present a negative Covid-19 test result obtained within 72 hours of departure.
  • Travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be required to undergo a PCR test and quarantine for 10 – 14 days
  • A curfew is currently in place between 8pm – 4am and the sale of alcohol is banned

 

 Amazing in BOTSWANA : Okavango Delta |  Chobe National Park |  Makgadigadi Pans

Virtual Itinerary – A Botswana Safari

Virtual Itinerary – Beautiful Botswana 

Questions about travelling to Botswana? 

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ZAMBIA 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate, obtained within 72 hours of arriving in Zambia.
  • All travelers are required to submit their Covid-19 test certificates before arrival on the Trusted Travel website. You can click here to create your TT account and upload your PCR test certificate.
  • Travelers arriving from a High Risk country, even if fully vaccinated, must undergo a PCR test at their own expense on arrival
  • Unvaccinated travelers from a High Risk country must undergo a PCR test on arrival at their own expense and self-isolate at their destination or a Government approved hotel while waiting for their PCR results
  • If travelers  show any signs of COVID-19, they will be required to quarantine for 14 days

 

 

Amazing in ZAMBIA:  Lower Zambezi | South Luangwa | The Victoria Falls

Questions about travelling to Zambia?

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TANZANIA 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travellers are required to present a negative PCR test document on arrival. This test must have been conducted within 96 hours prior to arrival.
  • Travellers younger than 5 years of age andfully vaccinated travellers are not exempt from having to have a PCR test.
  • All travellers must complete a pre-arrival document at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz  This document must be completed no more than 24 hours before arrival but must be completed before arrival.
  • When using this website, you can also pre-book your arrival Rapid Antigen Tests and pay for these online (see more details below).
  • Travellers from the following countries will be screened on arrival and also be required to take a Rapid Antigen Test: The United Kingdom, United States of America, India, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, France, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, and Malawi
  • The cost of the Rapid Antigen test is USD10.00 and must be paid in cash at the time or online on the government site (see above).

 

Amazing in TANZANIA :  Serengeti | Ngorongoro Crater  | Zanzibar  | Lake Manyara

Virtual Itinerary – Tanzania Safari  & Beach

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ZIMBABWE  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers are required to submit their Covid-19 test certificates before arrival on the Trusted Travel website. You can click here to create your TT account and upload your PCR test certificate.
  • Travelers coming or transiting through countries with Alpha and Delta variants must take a COVID-19 test on arrival. Travelers from high risk countries with Alpha and Delta variants will have to quarantine at their own expense and undergo numerous PCR tests at their own expense, during their quarantine period.
  • All travelers will undergo health screening and temperature testing.
  • Mandatory quarantine is not required unless travelers show symptoms or don’t have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate on arrival.
  • A curfew is in place from 6:30PM to 6AM.

 

Amazing in ZIMBABWE :   Victoria Falls  |  Mana Pools  |  Hwange National Park

Questions about travelling to Zimbabwe? 

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MOZAMBIQUE  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, obtained within 72 hours of departure for Mozambique
  • All arriving travelers will be screened for any COVID-19 symptoms
  • The Mozambican government has extended their lockdown and announced the Decree 24/40221 of April 26 remain in force with the exceptions that hotel swimming pools are open for hotel guests and up to a 20 percent capacity.

 

Amazing in MOZAMBIQUE : Bazarutto Archipelago  | Northern Mozambique

Questions about travelling to Mozambique? 

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SEYCHELLES

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a valid negative Covid-19 PCR test, taken within 72 hours before departure.
  • All travelers must apply for a Health Travel Authorization and the travel authorization (pdf) must be printed out or saved on a mobile phone and presented upon arrival in the Seychelles.
  • Travelers who have been to Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal and Pakistan, within 14 days prior to arrival in Seychelles are not permitted entry.
  • All travelers must have comprehensive international travel insurance that also covers Covid-19
  • Travelers must stay at licensed establishments or liveaboards that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Click here for details.
  • Regular measures like wearing a mark, sanitizing and social distancing are expected to be followed at all times.

Questions about travelling to the Seychelles 

MAURITIUS

    • Direct flights between South Africa and Mauritius starts on October 1st, and from this date, fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed to stay at any hotel, resort or accommodation of their choice and move freely around the island. Unvaccinated travellers will still have to undergo 14 days’ quarantine in a state-designated quarantine facility.
    • All travelers must present a negative PCR test, taken within 72 hours prior to departure.
    • Children under 18 years of age do not need to be vaccinated if they are travelling with a fully vaccinated adult, but they must present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before departure to Mauritius.

    Travel during September 2021:

    Vaccinated guests:

    • Enjoy a hotel holiday in one of the certified COVID-19 safe hotels, relax on the beach and use the hotel facilities, excluding the spa
    • You will have a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you are free to go and explore the island

    Unvaccinated guests:

    • You will need to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
    • You will have a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or to your home

     

    October 2021 Onwards:

    Vaccinated guests:

    • Full opening of the island and explore freely throughout your holiday
    • You must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure to be allowed entry to the island

    Unvaccinated guests:

    • You must book a quarantine stay in an official quarantine hotel, including meals and transfers
    • You will be required to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
    • You will undergo a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or go home

FOR  TRAVELLERS FROM THE USA:  Since January 26, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.

International flights into Southern & East Africa

Most of the international airlines require passengers to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate that has been performed within 72 hours of departure. The same may be required when arriving at any transit airport / country. Contact us for updated details as to which airlines are flying into the destination.

We are keeping a close eye on the Southern and East African travel regulations & will keep you updated about any news in the next days. If you have any specific questions relating to travel in Africa, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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