Flight planning can be challenging, so in order to make that process smoother we have put together some information we hope will help you. Keep in mind your GYA Program team members can help you book flights and are available at any time to answer questions and review any flights you are looking to purchase.

Reminder: Flights are not included in your trip price.

Entebbe International Airport

Entebbe International Airport


All flights should arrive and depart from Entebbe International Airport in Entebbe, Uganda.

You will be met here by members of the GYAP Team and members of partner in Uganda. Once you have passed through customs and gathered your baggage, we will have private transfer to our hotel in Entebbe.

On our final day, we will transfer back to Entebbe International Airport in groups depending on departure times. The GYAP Team will escort your through check-in and to security where we will leave you with a group of other Ambassadors to meet your flights.

*It is easiest to fly into Entebbe and not another city in Uganda. Please talk to your trip leader before booking through another Ugandan city*




Arrival: 2 June before 3pm

Departure: 11 June anytime


Arrival: 8 July before 3pm

Departure: 15 July anytime

*If you are unable to arrive/depart at these times, please let us know. If you need to arrive a day early, GYAP will be present and can arrange pickup and accommodation for you. We strongly recommend not arriving after 3pm on arrival day.*

Recommended Airlines

The following airlines fly into Entebbe every day and are most often your cheapest option. We recommend flying with one of these 3 airlines as they are most reliable for being on time and not having delays or cancellations.

  • Qatar

  • Emirates

  • Ethopian Airline



One option you have for planning your flights is to use our Travel Partner STA Travel.

STA Travel is the largest student and young person travel company in the world. It is the preferred travel company for over 6 million people worldwide.  STA Travel’s core purpose is to make travel affordable and attainable for young people! 


GYA Program works exclusively with World Nomads Travel Insurance for all our staff and youth leaders we travel with. We also encourage all our Ambassadors to purchase through World Nomads.

World Nomads Travel Insurance has been designed by travelers to cover everything you need. They make sure you’re covered, even if you run out of travel insurance on the road. They don't just keep you insured, with World Nomads you'll travel smarter and safer.


  • Medical Help
  • Medical Emergency and Evacuation
  • Trip Cancelation
  • Damaged or Stolen Items