Getting There – Uganda
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The main entry point for flights into Uganda is Entebbe International Airport (EBB) located near the town Entebbe, about 46km/29mi from the capital, Kampala. Uganda is a relatively compact country and further transportation within the country is usually done by vehicle, though more upmarket safaris increasingly tend to include one or more flights. In most cases, your local tour operator will collect you from the airport or hotel and further transportation will be part of and costed into your safari-package.
Aerolink runs scheduled domestic flights to several parks or nearby gateway towns. Fly Uganda recently resumed flights to Kihihi (for Bwindi and Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth) and intends to extend their network of flights in 2019. Alternatively, your tour operator can organize charter flights at a very high price. The only destination in Uganda that is more often reached by air than by road is the remote Kidepo Valley National Park.
Entry requirements can change, so please contact your local Uganda Embassy to verify the information below is current.