Book flights from asmara to Entebbe with Qatar Airways
Flying from Asmara
Eritrea’s largest international airport, Asmara International Airport is a relatively compact and efficient departure point from this fascinating country. Customers flying from Asmara with Qatar Airways will find the airport to be friendly and secure, with adequate facilities and a helpful, professional team ready to provide you with a memorable start to your journey.
The airport has a history dating back to 1922, making it one of the oldest in Africa and a key transport hub internationally. Recent improvements to the runway have opened up a number of new routes from the airport, placing it firmly on the map for international travellers.
Transportation and parking
The airport is close to the city of Asmara and is reasonably served by buses and taxis. However, travellers with larger amounts of luggage would be well advised to pre-book a taxi through their hotel, as buses to the airport can be very crowded. There is limited available parking for short- and long-term stays, and spaces do fill up quickly.
At the airport
Customers flying from Asmara with Qatar Airways depart from the main Departure area. This compact airport is easy to navigate, but due to very tight security checks it is advisable to arrive at least one to two hours before your flight is due to board to check-in and clear security checks.
Facilities and amenities
The airport has a selection of facilities for passengers, including a First and Business-class lounge area, several shops selling a selection of goods, and a number of vendors providing food and beverages.
Useful Info About Asmara
Currency: Nakfa (ERN)
Voltage: 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type C
Language: Tigrinya / Arabic / English
International dialing code: +291
More Information: Read our Asmara Travel Guide
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Arriving in Entebbe
This clean, safe and incredibly laid-back location is a welcome alternative to the frenetic pace of life in nearby Kampala.
Most visitors come to Uganda to go on safari, but it is worth spending a little time in this surprisingly friendly and relaxed city. Expect to see wildlife right on your doorstep, and a warm welcome from the residents.
Book a flight to Entebbe with Qatar Airways and you’ll appreciate a more relaxed style of holiday.
Entebbe is also popular with business travellers, as the city is home to a thriving commercial centre that is growing rapidly and attracting investment from all over the world.
If you’re not quite ready to see Africa’s wildlife up close on safari then head to Entebbe’s zoo.
The zoo focuses on conservation and preserving some of Africa’s endangered species, and has purposefully designed its enclosures to be as natural as possible.
Close to Lake Victoria you’ll also find the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, where you can meet these charming creatures and even take a walk with them through a forest enclosure.
A further celebration of the flora of the region can be found at the tranquil Entebbe Botanical Gardens, which is home to a troop of colobus and vervet monkeys. Ensure that you go on an official guided tour, and steer clear of unofficial guides.
Entebbe is also well known for its beaches on the shores of Lake Victoria. Powdery white sand and very clean water make these a delightfully relaxing spot for some sunbathing.
Flights to Entebbe with Qatar Airways land at Entebbe Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Entebbe please check the visa and passport requirements.
Useful Info About Entebbe
Currency: Ugandan Shilling (UGX)
Voltage: 240 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type G
Language: Swahili / English
International dialing code: +256
More Information: Read our Entebbe Travel Guide
Flights from Asmara to Entebbe with Qatar Airways feature state-of-the-art cabins and ergonomic seats that allow travellers generous room to stretch out. Recline in luxury and enjoy the quality services on offer as you speed towards Entebbe. Sample fine cuisine and an exclusive selection of award-winning services during your journey on-board. Attentive and friendly crew look after you all the way, making this the most comfortable way of travelling to Uganda’s exciting capital.
With a lovely setting on Lake Victoria, Entebbe is justly known as the Pearl of Africa. There are beautiful sandy beaches within easy reach, as well as numerous bars, grills, pizzerias and gourmet restaurants offering fresh, local food. If you’re not heading out on one of the numerous safaris, drop in to the Uganda Reptile Village or the Entebbe Botanical Gardens.