A valid passport is number one requirement for any travel plans even to Uganda. Make sure it won’t be expiring within six months your travel period.
Most foreign nationals will need a Visa in order to enter Uganda. There are two ways of which travelers to Uganda can obtain a Visa.
One can apply online from anywhere in the world. This is done by downloading the visa form online, filling this form and sending it with a scan of your passport photograph and send through email or can be mailed to the Ugandan Visa Office.
The second and convenient option is applying for the Visa at the point of entry in the country – such as the border or Enttebe airport. No picture is required I this process.
Also the newly introduced single travel visa for east Africa – This can be obtained online from anywhere or at the point of entry of the 3 east African countries. This is the most convenient method if the travelers is planning to travel to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.
Requirement to obtain an entry visa into Uganda
• Valid Passport issued by your country of origin.
• International Health Certificate showing that you have had a yellow fever shot.
• Enough funds or ways to obtain funds: In some rare situations, you might be asked if you have sufficient funds with you while you are in Uganda.
Packing List to Uganda
This list has been developed to help travellers packing for their safari in Uganda. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind that you have a weight limit on baggage and best to move with at least two suitcases at most for convenience and keeping your property together. And remember, you can get almost everything you need in Uganda.
Items to consider
➢ 1 General Clothing
➢ 2 Shoes
➢ 3 Personal Hygiene and Toiletry Items
➢ 4 Recreation/Entertainment
➢ 5 Miscellaneous
Best to pack used old clothes as they will suffer ware and tear on your safari. Below is an ideal list of what to pack
• Several pairs of khaki trousers
• T-shirts, polo shirts, and blouses
• Sweatshirts/ fleece
• Athletic shorts, for sports or home
• One or two dressy outfits
• Tank tops for women
• Long or knee-length skirts
• Raincoat or umbrella
• Cotton socks (gray or athletic)
• Undergarments, including slips for women
Durable shoes are an important investment. Shoes will wear out more quickly in century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia Rwanda than you are familiarized due to of all the walking you will do and the volcanic terrain in some regions of the country.
• One or two pairs of hiking/walking shoes or boots
• One or two pairs of sneakers or running shoes
• Two pairs of comfortable dress shoes
• Dress sandals
Personal Hygiene and Toiletry Items
A range of basic hygiene items is available in most towns and cities; however, if you have strong personal preferences, plan to bring those brands.
• Deodorant (if you prefer the stick kind, which is not available locally)
• Contact lens solution (available locally but very expensive); Peace Corps does not provide this
• A three-month supply of any prescription drugs you take, including birth control pills
• Good-quality sunscreen (with a high SPF)
• Tampons or sanitary pads (some are available locally but are very expensive)
• Aloe or after-sun lotion
• Conditioner (shampoo can be widely found in markets)
• Nail clippers/Nail file
• Camera and accessories (film is available locally)
• Music player/recorder—iPod, MP3, CD, cassette (voltage converters are available locally)
• Your favorite music (blank tapes are available locally)
• Shortwave radio (three- to seven-band is recommended)
• Portable musical instruments
• Biking shorts and gloves (the Peace Corps provides a helmet and repair tools)
• Sports equipment (e.g., Frisbee, kites, football, soccer ball)
• Art supplies
• Games and puzzle books (e.g., playing cards, cribbage, Scrabble, chess)
• Favorite novels (but there will also be plenty circulating among Volunteers)
• Almanac and dictionary
• Camping or hiking gear
• Tent (useful for travel as well as backpacking)
• Pictures from home of your family, friends, pets, seasons of the year, etc.
• Pens and pencils, stationery, and notebooks
• Alarm clock
• Solar calculator (essential for small enterprise development Volunteers)
• Solar batteries and recharger
• Solar bulbs or/and solar power panels. With a power panel you can charge your cell or any other low-voltage USB-port devices, such as IPod, Kindle, etc. All you need is sun, and that’s plentiful. You may want to check the Nokero and Solio products. Peace Corps Volunteers get a 25%-50% discount on Nokero products when they join Market for Change
• Sewing kit
• Knives (available locally but of poor quality)
• Plastic storage bags and containers
• Duct tape
• Peeler, grater, etc.
• Tools such as a Leatherman knife and pruning shears
• Packaged sauces, seasonings, soft-drink mixes, and spices (spices are hard to find and can be very expensive)
• Solar shower
• Work gloves
• Cash (most Volunteers bring $200 to $500 for travel and vacation)
• Credit card and/or ATM card
• At least 12 passport-size photos of yourself for visas, work permits, etc. (NOTE: These photos are a must)
• U.S. and world maps
• U.S. stamps (you can often have letters mailed in the United States by travelers)
• Checks from a U.S. bank account (handy for ordering things from home)
• Day planner
• Nalgene water bottle