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: November 29, 2021
In response to the new variant of Covid-19, the Tunisian Ministry of Health declared the following measures effective as of December 1, 2021:
- Obligation to submit a certificate proving full vaccination or a vaccination pass for all foreigners over the age of 18 and who are non-residents in Tunisia
- Obligation to present a certificate proving a negative PCR test for all individuals coming from abroad over the age of 2, provided that the test period does not surpass 48 hours.
- All individuals coming from abroad or foreigners living in Tunisia who have not been vaccinated must comply with an obligatory 10-day quarantine at their own expense in one of the centres listed on the following site https://www.ontt.tn/ar/blagh. They must show proof of their reservations and payment of all the expenses upon arrival. A PCR test is required during the last 24 hours in the place of quarantine. In the event that the test result is positive, the person concerned will be transported to an isolation centre and cover the costs of his accommodation.
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: November 29, 2021
Morocco is suspending all incoming air travel from around the world starting November 29, 2021 for 2 weeks due to the rapid spread of the new omicron variant.
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: October 26, 2021
Great news! Algeria has re-opened for tourism! Please note the following travel requirements:
- The authorities are issuing all types of visas to Algeria. All information regarding visas to Algeria is available on the Algerian Consulate Website.
- Following the latest Algerian authorities decisions, entry to Algeria requires evidence of a “negative PCR test” taken less than 36 hours before the time of arrival.
- All travelers will also have to complete an antigen test on arrival in Algiers (15 Euros per person).
- Temperature checks may be undertaken on arrival.
- For the moment there are no quarantine or vaccine requirements for passengers coming from the UK to Algeria. If you are not traveling from the UK please check with the Algerian consulate in your passport country.
Please check with the Algerian authorities regarding any changes to the above 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 info@mosaicnorthafrica and one of our travel experts will respond to your questions within 24 hours.