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Tipping is one way of expressing your appreciation and thanks for the services you receive and to give something back to the local community in Uganda. Tips provide encouragement and satisfaction, and boost the confidence of the people working to make your stay more comfortable. It is advisable to carry $1 dollar bills for giving small tips. If you need guidance with the appropriate tips, check out the suggestions below:

Game Lodge, Camp, Guides On Your Safari Tour Or Gorilla, Golden Monkey and Chimpanzee Primate Treks

  • Primate Guide: $20 per person to each guide - each trek has 1 or 2 guides depending on the primate family, group size and trekking range
  • Primate Tracker: $10 per person to each tracker - each trek has 2 trackers at the very minimum
  • Primate Ranger: $10 per person to each ranger - each trek has 2 security rangers (front and rear)
  • Porter: $10 per person plus the hire cost of porterage. The cost to hire a porter is $20 per trek
  • Safari guides in wildlife parks on a full-day tour: $10-15 per person per day. Tip half that amount for half-day activities.

General Safari Camp / Lodge Staff:

Place your tips in the communal staff tipping box or tipping jar so that they can be shared among the room cleaners, meal servers, porters, and other staff personnel working around the camp or lodge. You can pay about $3 to $5 per person per day.

Other Tips:

  • City transfer tips can be between $3 and $5 per transfer depending on the distance covered and the time taken.
  • Hotel staff including housekeeping personnel tips: $1 to $2 per person per day
  • Porters at the hotel or airport: $1 to $2 per porter movement
  • Restaurants: 10% of the total bill.

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AFRICANMECCA REVIEWS

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  • I just returned from a month in Africa, specifically Rwanda & Kenya. I am left breathless with my experience. AfricanMecca Safaris coordinated the entire trip for me and left no detail, nothing for me to do.
    Carol Bobb - Pennsylvania, United States
  • Rwanda was amazing. The accommodations, food, and guides AfricanMecca arranged were great. Raza also helped us through the complicated process of getting permits for gorilla trekking. AfricanMecca is a fantastic company to work with.
    Stephanie Weir - United States
  • Jambo Altaf and Raza! We are back on earth now after our fabulous honeymoon. This is to say THANK YOU so much for organising a week in Kenya that we will never forget.....!
    Dr Krina Zondervan, Oxford University - United Kingdom
  • Jambo Raza!!! The safari trip was spectacular! Everything went off without a hitch. We loved the Masai Mara. The migration was awesome. You listened to what I wanted and delivered it perfectly.
    Judi & Chaim Platt - Toronto, Canada
  • I cannot say enough about the quality of AfricanMecca. Their teams in Kenya and Tanzania were top notch. Raza, again thanks to you and your entire organization! We will be repeat customers.
    Dan Kobick - Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers - New York, United States
  • AfricanMecca Safaris offers incredibly knowledgeable and skilled services! Our travel arrangements for 2 months of volunteering with TEACH Rwanda in country were made quickly and economically. Honored to work with Raza!
    Janet Brown - TEACH Rwanda Founder - United States
  • This is to let you know my guests, The Bryant's, had a wonderful time on the trip Samburu, Masai Mara/Kenya, Chobe/Botswana & Victoria Falls/Zambia. Everything was perfect! Thank you..
    Christine Milan - MT Carmel Travel - Connecticut, United States

EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING & TOUR HOLIDAY IDEA UGANDA FOR 2021-2022

We recommend visiting Bwindi for your gorilla safari trek, and combining it with Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, and Kibale (chimpanzee safari) alongside your city tour visits of Kampala and Entebbe.

You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas such as Mgahinga to track down golden monkeys and gorillas in the same park, Jinja for whitewater rafting on the Nile River, and Semliki, Lake Mburo or Kidepo for an offbeat wildlife tour.

You can end your vacation on the beach at Lake Victoria or even extending out to the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.

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