Uganda Wildlife Authority opens all parks for tourism

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced the opening of all National Parks and Protected areas including  Apes and Primate National Parks  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mt.Mgahinga Gorilla, and Kibale National Parks which had remained closed to tourism when the rest of the savannah parks were reopened in July.

According to UWA, the parks were opened after consultations with various stakeholders and putting in place standard operating procedures for the containment of the possible spread of COVID-19 in protected areas.

The statement reads in part:‘ All tourism activities within the protected areas shall be undertaken in a manner that ensures that all guidelines set by the Ministry of Health and the directives by His Excellency The President are adhered to. These include but not limited to: 

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Source: eTN