Travelers Information

Entry and Health Regulations

Visitors must be in possession of valid visa and health documents on arrival in Kenya/or Tanzania/Uganda. Different regulations are applied according to nationality and country of origin and these different regulations are applied according to nationality and country of origin and these should be checked with the nearest tourist office or Diplomatic Mission. Diplomatic Mission/Kenyan embassy or inoculation centers in the country of origin will provide information and advice on health regulations and recommendations.

Customs and Exit Regulations

Personal effect, film and camera may be imported temporarily free of duty. However a customs bond is required in connection with professional video equipment, tape recorders, radio, musical instrumental and souvenirs from other countries, to ensure goods can be re-exported.
Firearms needed a special permit, which must be obtained in advance. Excess baggage is strictly monitored and charges are very expensive. Customs officials normally inspect baggage on arrival and departure.

Currency

There is no restriction to the amount of foreign currency a visitor may import. Only authorized dealers are allowed to exchange money. Kenya and Tanzania currencies are interchangeable. On entering Tanzania, visitors are required to exchange foreign currency.

Medical Advice

Kenya and Tanzania enjoy a healthy; invigorating climate and visitors need feel no concern for their stay. However, malaria is endemic in certain areas and anti-malaria medication should be taken according to prescription recommendation. Visitors requiring special medication should pack sufficient supplies in their hand luggage. Chemist shops are well stoked; Tap water is considered safe in Nairobi. On safari you are provided with filtered and purified water, which is also available throughout Kenya.

Security

Visitors should take same care as they would normally take in any other destination worldwide. Keep a close watch at your handbags wallets and cameras when walking in crowded places. Avoid walking at night and place valuables in safe deposit boxes at hotels and lodges.

Supplements

A supplemental charge will be applied to all tour operating between 16 December and 05 January and for the Easter weekend each year.

Departure Tax

Airport departure is not included and is payable by the clients in foreign currency only in Tanzania, and in either foreign currency or shilling in Kenya.

Travel

All the tours in this brochure are based on hotel/lodge or luxury tented camp accommodation and such required little effort. However, East Africa is for the most part, are under developed. It is therefore important for you to understand and accept that planned arrangements can go wrong and that conditions can dictate that there may be moments of discomfort and delay. Clients booking any of the arrangements in our tariff illicitly accept the above and make any such booking subject to the booking conditions and this general information. It is our policy to constantly review the services of the handling agent, hotels. Lodges and Camps we use, but we cannot be held responsible for the results of delays and alternations other than in those circumstances outlined in the bookings conditions.

Special diet and needs

In the case of special dietary needs or facilities for the disabled, please let us know of these requirements at the time of making the booking.

Meals

Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) of safari each day, except in main towns where the meals plan is specified in the tour outline. Half board included bed, breakfast and either lunch or dinner.

Transport by air

Based on scheduled or charted internal air services with single twin-engine aircraft inclusive or domestic airport services charge. Services of professional and caring English speaking driver/guides, some of who speak other languages. If required we can offer services of extremely qualified and experienced wildlife guides.

Tour Cost Excludes

Tips to game ranges or local guides, incidental tips to hotel/lodges, bar and waiting staff, gratuity to English speaking driver/guides, personal items such as laundry and drinks. International flights airport departure tax and whatever else extra not mentioned in the above List.

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