The tour rate is indicated in each itinerary.
Money on tour:
Generally it is a good idea to take along plenty of the smaller denomination bills as banks generally do not give change in forex.
The Euro is widely accepted at bureaux de change and banks throughout Africa.
Some restaurant meals, alcohol and cool drinks are not included in our tour price. There will however be opportunities en route where the group eats out and although this is not compulsory, you should keep this in mind when budgeting. Alcohol prices vary considerably and can be fairly expensive.
No gratuities are included and should be budgeted for. The tipping of the local guides in the Okavango Delta and our guide is expected from the group.
With your booking confirmation we will give you a list of the possible optional excursions that you can do en route on your safari. Please note that the prices quoted are a guideline and subject to change.
Here a guideline to the currencies used in each of the countries we travel to:
- South Africa: The South African Rand (SAR) is currently trading at 11:1 to the EURO (November 2012).
- Namibia: The Namibian Dollar is on a 1:1 ratio to the South African Rand and both currencies can be used throughout Namibia, although you will get your change in Namibian Dollars.
- Swaziland / Lesotho: The currency in Swaziland and Lesotho is on a 1:1 ratio to the SAR and the SAR can be used there.
- Botswana:The currency here is the Botswana Pula and it is recommended to purchase some in cash before entering Botswana.
- Zambia:The currency here is the Zambian Kwacha. It is recommended to purchase some in cash before entering.
- Mozambique / Malawi:It is recommended to change some money in the country itself.
- The Euro is mostly accepted at banks.