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How much should a tourist tip?

Normally tips are at the discretion of the tourist, however and when you choose to tip, USD 5-10 per day is good enough.  The small, local restaurants are not used to the culture of tipping....

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How can I pay for my Uganda Tour?

Once you have confirmed the final itinerary with us or any other tour operator chosen, we require that you transfer 40% for the tour total cost. In case gorilla tracking is included in the program we also ask you to make a full prepayment for...

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How are the accommodations?

Most tailor made safaris are best on choice depending on what the client will have chosen. Uganda has various hotels ranging from Budget to up market luxury accommodation. Budget accommodation consists of simple and basic rooms, Banda or tents, providing double or twin beds and...

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What type of transport is used on Ugandan Tours?

Tourists are normally transported in 4WD Toyota Hiace minibuses or Land Cruisers with pop up safari roofs with plenty of leg room and comfort while game viewing. For smaller groups land cruisers can be arranged. For larger groups, coaster buses can also be arranged....

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Can I partake in gorilla tracking?

Subject to health/fitness, any one above 15 years can partake in gorilla trekking. However, you can only confirm tracking gorillas only if you have a permit. The permits are issued on first come first serve basis on cash payment. Eight people are allowed per day...

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Are vaccinations required for a visit to Uganda?

With Uganda being located within the tropical altitude, it’s advisable you take malaria prevention medications, as well as vaccination against yellow fever which is mandatory. Immunizations against DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio) and Hepatitis A are recommended too, and this is required before you enter...

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Do I need a visa to enter Uganda?

You are required to purchase a tourist visa before you enter Uganda. Tourist visas can be bought in advance via the embassy or consulate in your country or simply purchased upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport or at any overland border. Photos are not required...

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Is it safe to travel in Uganda?

Uganda is generally a very safe country for travelers. Ugandans are considered among the friendliest and most welcoming people on planet earth. Feel free to meet and talk to Ugandans, as they will be most honored. Kampala, the capital city of Uganda is known to be...

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