How Mosaic North Africa is Responding to Coronavirus (Updated)

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation across the globe, we are closely monitoring the safety precautions and travel restrictions in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt. We hope to provide you with useful information and updated advisories as you consider visiting North Africa.

Your Health and Safety is Our Priority

It is unpredictable at this moment how the virus will spread and any other impact it may have on our customers’ travel plans. Mosaic North Africa, along with other travel agencies have been impacted by the Coronavirus situation. Our highest priority is to help ensure the health and safety of our customers, staff, tour guides and drivers. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • Constant on-the-ground monitoring of the Coronavirus situation in North Africa, as well as other countries where our customers originate.
  • Continual assessment of all our North Africa tours and the regions they operate in. We will maintain communication with our travel partners and service providers for up-to-date information.
  • Compliance with applicable government regulations and guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) related to the containment of Coronavirus.

Tunisia Tours Update

Last Update: August 20, 2021

All travelers visiting Tunisia, including those who have received full doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test certificate include a valid QR code. The PCR test must not exceed 72 hours upon check-in at the departure airport. This certificate must be handed over to the health authorities at a thermal checkpoint upon arrival at Tunisian airports. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from this measure.

As of August 19, 2021, non-vaccinated travellers are required to enter a mandatory quarantine for 10 days. You can be exempt from this requirement to self-isolate if you can present official evidence to prove you have been fully vaccinated.

The Tunisian government has implemented many strict health protocols as outlined in the Tunisian Tourism Health Protocol to welcome vacationers this summer and to keep them safe during their visit. All hotels, museums, and archaeological sites that are open for tourism will follow strict health protocols and social distancing. Tunisia is ranked among the top countries that best managed the COVID-19 pandemic on a global scale.

If you are planning a visit to Tunisia, we recommend for you to check the Travel Advisory from your passport country.

Morocco Tours Update

Last Update: June 28, 2021

The Moroccan government is classifying countries into “List A” and “List B” countries. Passengers arriving from countries on “List A” can enter Morocco with a negative PCR test administered within 48 hours of the date of entry into Morocco or present proof of COVID-19 vaccination. 

We recommend all travellers planning to visit Morocco to check this website for the latest updates for traveling safely to Morocco: https://www.visitmorocco.com/en/informations-pratiques/covid-19-voyagez-en-toute-securite-au-maroc

Morocco’s Ministry of Tourism launched a “Welcome Safely to Morocco” label to boost tourist’s condense in travel and to strengthen Morocco’s tourism sector in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Accommodation establishments in Morocco can visit its online portal for a list of health and safety requirements and recommendations to follow. The online platform also offers 41 modules of free health security training in both the French and Arabic language. Training modules cover a variety of operations including reception, maintenance, cooking, catering, wellness, and administrative roles.

Algeria Tours Update

Last Update: May 17, 2021

The Algerian government announced the re-opening of its air and land borders on June, 1, 2021. Only 5 flights per day to and from the Algerian airports are permitted. More details after this reopening will be announced closer to June 1st.

You should check with the Algerian authorities regarding any entry requirements including exceptions, Covid testing, and quarantine requirements.

Get In Touch

For every traveler out there wanting to explore the culture, history and beauties of North Africa – we hear you! We want to assure you that your wellbeing and safety is our top priority.

If you have already booked a tour with Mosaic North Africa, one of our travel experts should have already contacted you.

If you are thinking of visiting North Africa in the future, but feeing unsure about how the Coronavirus situation might impact your decision, we encourage you to contact us with your questions. You can email us at [email protected] and one of our travel experts will respond to your questions within 24 hours.

About the author

Joshua Mok is a cultural enthusiast and adventurer who can speak 6 different languages. Joshua currently lives in Tunisia and has firsthand experience with the language, people, and culture of North Africa. At Mosaic North Africa, Joshua is combining his business marketing expertise with his passion for travel to help others discover and enjoy the cultural and historical beauties of Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.

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