E-Business is taking over exhibitions and trade shows most especially in post COVID 19 era. Here at Encounter Africa safaris, we would like to take you through steps and best practices on how to book a gorilla safari online in your office using your phone, Desk or laptop. There thousands of tour operators offering gorilla trekking packages which are advertised on their websites. You don’t need to be an expert to get the best offer for a given gorilla safari package online. In this article, we will assist you and many others on the best practices on how to book a gorilla safari holiday online using resources available in your office and computer.
Popular practices on how to book a gorilla safari online.
Finding great deals online will require you to undertake an online search using your phone, Ipad, Laptop or the desktop. Make sure that you have enough data bundles or that your gadget is connected on the internet to allow you to browse and search for different alternatives. Once you have this, we will then take you the ADCD of book gorilla safari holidays online using your phone or desktop as bellow.
Use search engines such google, Bing or Yahoo.
The best way to look or search for best deals when it comes to establishing tour operators or individuals offering gorilla tours to Uganda, Rwanda or Congo is by search or online using search engines such as Google, Bing and or yahoo. Google is currently the best search engine followed by Bing. Once you are logged on to any of the above, we then have to guide you on the next step which is searching using better keywords.
Search using Keywords or Key phrases
By the time you get online, we are sure that you have accrued on what you are looking for. Depending on your time, interest and budget, you may phrase keywords such as gorilla trekking in Uganda, gorilla trekking in Rwanda, how to book gorilla safaris, gorilla permits or gorilla safari holidays. You may also search depending on your budget but including budget or luxury in the search query. You may also narrow down your searches to include Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National park of Volcanoes National Park. If you do the above, the chances are that you will land on Encounter Africa safaris website and other tour operators where you will have an opportunity to browse a selection of tour packages on our website.
Zero on a tour operator to use
Using the keywords mentioned above or phrases, many websites of tour operators will show up. This is a crucial stage since you need to take time to open and peruse through pages of these websites, it’s advised to at least visit website of 10 companies on the first and second page of Google and or Bing. Its very import to check the below.
Details to look for in a tour operator.
On every company website, make sure that you check all available gorilla safari options, look at day by day program, look at the drive time, lodges (share or private, meal plan and WIFI) recommended and type of transport considered. If it is a vehicle, you need to know if it is a Van or Land cruiser. All vehicles should be 4×4 safari vehicles. By looking at and comparing all the mentioned variables, you may then zero down to about two Tour operators. If Encounter Africa safaris is among the two companies chooses, the next step will be to send an email or message via WhatsApp or Telephone.
Send us an email or call us
Visiting Encounter Africa safaris websites provides you with alternatives to choose from. On our website, we have Uganda gorilla safaris, Rwanda gorilla safaris, Bwindi gorilla tours from Kigali, Luxury gorilla treks, gorilla habituation, and so much more. The best practice in how to book a gorilla safari online in your office through Encounter Africa safaris or any other company is by sending an email. This will assist you in assessing how and when these companies will respond; this will show you the efficiency and professionalism of either company. It will also provide you will relevant information plus prices for you to compare. Contact Encounter Africa safaris for a quotation here.
Review prices, Lodges and Vehicles used
Once an email is sent, please observe how long it took to get a response from the selected tour operators ( on a normal day, you should be able to get a response in one or two hours), compare Lodges and vehicles considered by each tour operator and then the overall price of the package. Depending on your budget and interests, you may send another email to ask why for example the price is high or low, and you will be given the reason as to why there is variation or difference in prices. Will all the answers obtained, the next and most important guide on how to book a gorilla safari online in your office on your computer is to now check the below.
Trip advisor or Safari booking reviews
Trip Advisor and Safari bookings have established themselves as two of the most significant places to evaluate Tour operators, especially those offering safaris in Africa. All you need to do is google the selected companies using their names and Google will be able to bring their Trip advisor or safari bookings page. Please check Encounter Africa safaris’ trip advisor page here or Safari bookings page. These two will provide you with all past experiences as shared by previous clients who booked with these companies. Look at both positive and negative reviews and judge them objectively. This is one way of establishing whether the companies that you want to book with are credible.
Tour or Travel Associations (AUTO)
After looking at trip advisor and safari bookings, you then need to establish whether the selected tour operators of your choice belong to a recognized Travel association and registered by the government. Encounter Africa safaris is a full member of AUTO which is the association of Uganda Tour operators, registered and licensed by UTB (Uganda Tourism Board) and works closely with UWA (Uganda Wildlife Authority) where we have 24/7 access to UWA gorilla and chimpanzee permit online system were able to check, reserve and book your permits anytime any day. This will not only be one of the best practices on how to book a gorilla safari online on your phone or computer but surely that your payments will be secure.
Mode and terms of payment accepted
One of the most important attributes of looking for a tour operator to take care of your gorilla safari holiday online is it should also allow you to make payments in an easy way. Encounter Africa safaris accepts both Electronic Fund transfers as well as Credit/debit card payments much as the later attracts a surcharge of 5%. These will enable you to make payment for your gorilla safari on your computer or phone since we will provide a link to enable you to make payment. Once that is finalized and favouring you, then look at the terms of payment. Encounter Africa safaris only require you to make payment for gorilla and chimp permits where applicable and you pay the rest 3 weeks to time. We do charge only full pay for permits to make sure that they are secured in advance to avoid last-minute panic. Contact us for details.
What happens after initial deposit
At Encounter Africa safaris, we ensure that once initial payment is made, we will use it to secure your permits after which scanned copies of receipts from UWA will be emailed to you. This is meant to act as proof that indeed your gorilla permits were secured since gorilla safari holidays can only be guaranteed only when gorilla permits have been secured and paid for in cash at UWA.