You can now travel to these countries in amazing Africa
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You can now travel to these countries in amazing Africa

As the coronavirus is spreading across the world, fewer and fewer countries are planning to open up for international travel in Africa. However, after thorough research, we made a list of countries that are open or planning to re-open in the near future.

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Latest update: July 17th, 2020

Benin

Status

Benin is now open for tourism with conditions.

Conditions

All incoming visitors are subject to COVID-19 testing and a 14-day quarantine, both at their own expense.

Read more to find out which African countries are open to international travel - Benin

Egypt

Status

The country opened up for international travelers on July 10th, 2020.

Conditions

Visitors who arrive from high-risk countries must get tested before arrival.

Ethiopia

Status

The country is currently open with restrictions for international travelers.

Conditions

All incoming visitors must pay for a 14-day quarantine at the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel.

Kenya

Status

The country plans to open up for international tourists on August 1st, 2020.

Lesotho

Status

Lesotho is now open with conditions for international visitors.

Conditions

All incoming visitors are subject to COVID-19 testing. In addition, they are subject to a 14-day quarantine at their own expense.

Read more to find out which African countries are open to international travel - Lesotho

Morocco

Status

Morocco plans to open international borders in July, as the state of emergency ended on July 10th. However, no clear opening date was announced. At the moment, only Moroccan citizens can return to the country.

Mozambique

Status

The country is now open to international travel with conditions.

Conditions

Incoming visitors from countries with COVID-19 cases are subject to a 14-day quarantine.

Read more to find out which African countries are open to international travel - Mozambique

Rwanda

Status

The country plans to open up for tourism starting August 1st, 2020.

Conditions

Incoming passengers must bring a negative PCR test result taken 72 hours prior to arrival. In addition, they will be tested when they arrive in Rwanda and must quarantine at their hotel while they wait for the test results.

Sierra Leone

Status

The country is currently open to international travel. 

Conditions

All visitors arriving from countries with more than 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 2 weeks must self-isolate for 14 days.

Seychelles

Status

The country is currently open to travelers arriving directly from Australia, Austria, Botswana, China, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, and Thailand.

Conditions

All incoming visitors must apply for entry to the Public Health Commissioner before arrival. In addition, they must also present a negative COVID-19 test issued within 48 hours and are subject to medical screening once they land in Seychelles. Nonetheless, proof of accommodation must also be presented.

Read more to find out which African countries are open to international travel - Anse Lazio, Seychelles

Tanzania

Status

The country is now open to international travel.

Conditions

Incoming visitors are subject to health screening. In addition, they must present a completed Health form upon arrival.

Read more to find out which African countries are open to international travel - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tunisia

Status

Tunisia plans to re-open its borders on June 27th. However, this will only be valid for Algeria and some European countries.

Read more to find out which African countries are open to international travel - Tunisia<br />

As you may find, the restrictions can be quite harsh for visitors as most countries oblige to self-quarantine for 14-days at their own expense. Therefore, maybe it is not the best moment to choose Africa for your travels this summer. However, you can still consider the ones that are open or expand your search to other continents.

Check out our similar articles on European and American countries opening up for travel this summer.

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