Tanzania Safari Tipping Guidelines

To avoid awkward encounters while tipping your Tanzania Tour guide, or other staff like chef, we have presented the most articulately designed Tanzania Safari Tipping guidelines to make your life easier. In your Tanzania Safari Tours you will be served by many dedicated safari staff who tirelessly work towards making your safari trip comfortable and safe. Tipping these hard-working staff is a small gesture of gratitude that is appreciated.

Who to tip and when on a Tanzania safari

You may be wondering whom to tip in Tanzania Safari? We are here to clear your queries in our following Tanzania Safari Tipping Guidelines:

  • Safari Guides:A successful safari depends on a right knowledgeable Tanzania Safari Guidewho will provide you with the insights about the different national parks and its inhabitants. Therefore Tipping Safari Guide Tanzaniais customary at the end of the day as they make your trip exciting and successful.
  • Tip the hardworking Team:There are many people diligently working behind the scenes to ensure a successful and memorable trip with their devoted services. You can consider for example: Tipping Safari DriversTanzania at the end of your day. Tipping this team of enthusiastic staff is a gift of gratitude that will support them financially and lift their spirits.

Dos and Don’ts of Tanzania Safari Tipping

Here are some Tanzania Safari TippingDos and Don'ts:

  • Do tip after each activity
  • Do tip at the end of each day
  • Do tip at the end of your stay
  • Don't be too generous with your tips
  • Don't tip a stranger without asking your guide about it.
  • Don't tip when are being demanded to tip

The Awkward part: How to Tip?

Most restaurants and lodges have a tip box installed in their lobby where you can drop your tip. However giving the tip in-hand to the staff is a better choice. The tipping is done in Tanzanian Shillings. Another Tanzania Tipping Guide is that - It's better to tip at the end of the day instead of each activity.

Wondering how much to tip?

We are most often asked - How Much Do You Tip in Tanzania?There is no set amount on how much to tip a guide or a staff on your Tanzania Safari Tours. However you can follow a standard price of tipping to different staff as mentioned below:

  • US$15-20 per guest per day for a private guide
  • US$5-10 per guest per day for a safari chef
  • US$8-10 per guest per day for a group guide
  • US$1-2 per guest per day for the general staff
  • US$3-5 per city transfer

What if I don’t want to Tip?

It's completely up to the traveller if they wish to tip the staff. It's not compulsory to tip anyone. Tanzania Safari Tipping is a generous gesture. If you were not happy with the services then you can skip tipping them. Moreover if you wish to buy them a meal or give them a treat it is even wonderful!

Choose the Right Guidance for the best Safari Experience

It's completely up to the traveller if they wish to tip the staff. It's not compulsory to tip anyone. Tanzania Safari Tipping is a generous gesture. If you were not happy with the services then you can skip tipping them. Moreover if you wish to buy them a meal or give them a treat it is even wonderful!

Choose the Right Guidance for the best Safari Experience

In foreign land where everything is uncertain, the right guidance from the right tour operator will go long way to make Tanzania safari a successful trip. Our Guides will provide you with many Tanzania Safari Tips that will help you save more and enjoy even more on your safari. Our knowledgeable tour guides will also provide you with the most unfamiliar Tanzania Safari Facts that will intrigue you all the more.

Choose Lifetime Safarisfor your next safari tour to Tanzania as we not only organise the best Tanzanian Safaris but also aim to be a positive force in the development of our local society here in Tanzania! At Lifetime Safaris we believe in Sustainable travelling and tourism. If you want the best of Tanzania Safari Experience call us now to book your Tanzania travel packages today!

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