Most payments are quoted in US Dollars and you can ask other foreign currencies acceptable in different countries. Credit cards are also acceptable and you expect a surcharge of up to 5%. ATM machines are available in most banks but give local currencies.
Kenya Shillings Coins; 1, 5, 10, 20 and 40. Notes: 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000.
Tanzania Shillings Coins; 50, 100, 200 and 500. Notes: 1,000, 2,000, 5,000 and 10,000.
Uganda Shilings Coins; 1, 2, 5,10, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000. Notes: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000
Malaria tables and Certificate of Yellow fever vaccines are recommended to all travelers. Pain killers and a personal first aid kit is also recommended. It is advisable for the clients to consult their doctors for their medical awareness and give information to the travel Agent, group leader and guides for closer attention. Also to have proper medics in case of people with long term health consultations.
Rescue services are organized 24hrs. with assistance by the National Park team. It is advisable to report the incident early in order for conducting the rescue services. We advice the clients to pass information before the problem get to a serious stage. Some rescue does not involve Helicopter evacuation and that can be organized with assistance from the travel agency, Park and the clients or their insurance agencies.
The following is the list of equipment:
Sleeping bags, rucksack, hiking boots, flashlight (torch) with extra batteries, warm , Balaclava (woolen hat), several pairs of warm socks, a pair of gloves , water proof trousers, (rain coat, freezer or warm sweater(s), water-bottle1.5 liters, walking sticks, light toiletry articles (personal items),
This is a part of appreciation you give to the crews and is not a must but it depends on the number of crew and the service from $10 - 25 per serviceman per day based on whether you served as a porter, cook or a guide.