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How to Choose the Right Africa Travel Company

How to Choose the Right Africa Travel Company

How to Choose the Right Africa Travel Company

When you talk about Africa most people think about South Africa a country but Africa is a continent, not a country. There are a few things to consider you have to consider when visiting Africa and one of them is the country! But let’s hope you already did that and now the next step is choosing a tour company who are going to become your friends, brothers and sisters.

Choosing an African Safari Company


A tour company that will suit your individual requirements and provide quality tailor package which can be tendered at the best possible price

You can also look at prices as well as reviews and find the compromise between them that works for your budget. If you happen to find which seem to suit your budget write to them directly or ask for ideas even those which look expensive they might have a perfect alternative.

Local/Foreign companies Charges

Check the prices of companies those which are based in that country to visit and foreign travel agency for comparison in the price putting in mind that some companies may give you at a cheaper price but with some hidden fees..

Ethical and Integrity

You need a consistent and transparent tour company in their decisions and actions.  A tour company which will fulfill its commitment with integrity and conduct themselves with a code of ethics- this can be done by checking the reviews on internet.

Ask Around

Asking  for opinions from people you know or those who have been there are often the most helpful. Ask them if they would recommend a particular destination or a tour company. Their advice on dos and don’ts  is just as helpful! Take advantage of their travel experience to make yours easier.

Travel Reviews Online

Reviews of past traveler help to build your confidence and getting ideas when looking for information on any tour company. Don’t be afraid to post a question and have other travelers give you some advice like on tripadvisor

Inquire from Associations

To ensure you’re choosing a quality, ethical and reputable company for your safari experience you can verify with associations of the particular country.

The area associations for Africa are as follows: African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA), Association of Uganda Tour Operator (AUTO),Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA), Africa Travel Association (ATA), Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO), Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA), Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO), and the Tours and Safari Association of Namibia (TASA).

 Contact the Tour Company

Ask as many questions as you can –Put down a list before you get in touch with the tour company.

Send an email to them for confirmation so you have it in writing. Ask from Gorillas to the type of safari car will be and how many in a group!


Ask about paying back your deposit or total payment if the trip doesn’t happen due to issues at their end. Make sure you have clear responses about their refund and cancellation policies, in writing. This helps you when time comes to pay back.


Once all above is done, date is set and tour company you want for your trip, then schedule the doctor appointment , book flights, buy travel insurance, and get planning!



Whom can we recommend?

Because of care, professionalism and dedication needed, we highly recommend Alpha Adventure safaris.

Our experienced & enthusiastic team has maintained professional yet personalized travel services by going an extra mile to guarantee the best services at all times Alpha Adventure Safaris-Uganda has been in the market. We have handled all types of clients be that Honey moons, bird watchers, touring , taxi, film crews from all parts of the world. With Alpha Adventurous Tours you will always feel at home in local society when traveling with us. Our expertise covers the length and breadth of East Africa – allowing you to travel Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania.

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