The information contained in Papamae Safaris and any other material like our booklets is for the purpose of communicating prices and availability, it should therefore not be regarded as an offer in any case, purely as an invitation to treat.
Kenya has two main points of entry by air, Jomo Kenyatta Airport, in Nairobi and Moi International Airport in Mombasa.
Malaria is endemic to certain areas in Kenya and all visitors should begin by taking anti malaria profoleptics two weeks before arrival in Kenya, throughout their stay and a minimum of three weeks after leaving Kenya. Piped water supplies are generally safe in municipal areas but local devise should be taken particularly on safari. Bottled mineral water, both local and imported can be purchased in hotel sundry shops and other tourist centres. You will find filtered and safe drinking water in thermos bottles in your hotel or lodge rooms but its advisable not drink from the taps.
Only international travellers above one years old coming to Kenya from yellow fever infected countries are required to have valid international vaccination certificates against yellow fever. Globally yellow fever endemic zone is within the tropics, that is 20 centre grade N and 10 centre grate S hence travellers coming from temperate zones are exempt. Yellow fever endemic zones are areas where there is a potential risk of infection on account of the presence of vectors and animal reservoirs. Some countries, which fall under this category, are Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Senegal, Zambia, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Cameroon, Gabon, Angola, Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, French Guyana, Burundi, Rwanda, Ghana, Tanzania and Kenya extra. No other vaccination requirement is needed in Kenya however travellers from non malaria regions like Europe, Australia, North America and Canada take malaria prophylactic drugs two
weeks before travelling to Kenya and continue for two weeks after leaving the country if they intend to visit coastal and lake Victoria regions of Kenya where Malaria is endemic.
AFRICA AIR RESCUE (AAR) ACTION TOURIST COVER.
The company provides rescue and evacuation by air and road within EAST AFRICA ONLY. The rescue and evacuation by air and road is at the time of safari only and for only those clients who have bought and PAID in full any trip.
The cover does not include in HOSPITAL BILLS, OVERSEAS COVER and it is ONLY applicable when the clients are on a safari with Papa Mae Safaris. No any other time is the cover applicable WHATSOEVER. The cover is ONLY for RESIDENTS and NON-RESIDENTS.
Any reasonable volume of personal belongings can be imported together with cameras and any amount of film. Visitors are restricted to duty free items of two hundred (200) cigarettes and one litter bottle of spirit.
The unit of currency is the shilling divided into 100 cents. It is illegal to enter or leave Kenya with any currency and visitors must exchange any Kenya currency at the banks. Visitors are strongly advised to avoid street dealers and to transact all currency dealings through official dealers or at the bank.
Major centres in Kenya have forex bureau and bank with bureau de change. Banking hours are from 0900 hours to 1600 hours Monday to Friday on weekdays and
on Saturdays from 0900 hours to 1200 hours. Banks at Jomo Kenyatta and Moi International airports operate twenty-four hours service.
Films are available at most game lodges in the country including the remote areas but stocks are usually small and of the common sizes brands. You are advised therefore to purchase enough films from your nearby centre before you start the tour. Cities of Nairobi and Mombasa have supplies of the normal types of films. Visitors are kindly advised that it is an offence to photograph Kenya’s head of state, military installations, policemen in uniforms extra as a general rule elsewhere, visitors are strongly advised to seek permission before taking anyone’s photograph.
Voltage in Kenya is 220 to 240AC.
In keeping with international tourist standard centres visitors are advised not to leave any valuables in their hotels room when they go out but to make sure they use the safe deposit boxes, which are available in most of hotels and lodges.
RESERVATION AND PAYMENT.
You will be invoiced upon making a reservation and the payment becomes due. Your tour will be confirmed ONLY on reception of a deposit of a minimum of 20% (twenty per cent) per person of the total tour costs and which is non-refundable. The balance not later than the 1200 hours (noon) of 30 (thirty) days before the tour begins. For clients booking from abroad, the transfer bank details shall be given out promptly after making the reservation and payment becoming due.
The rates include all expenses in connection with vehicle and driver for the itinerary as set out. Hotel accommodation with full board
on safari unless otherwise stated. Air cost for charter flights indicated are included in the costs. In the event of the change of value of the Kenya shilling by more than 5% (five percent) by way of devaluation or a currency fluctuation. The company may at its discretion increase the specified rates proportionally by the amount of such devaluation and with effect from the date of devaluation. Payment can be done in visa card,
All government hotel taxes, hotel services charges, game and bird walks as applicable to the itinerary. All entry fees except where these are specifically quoted separately in the price list are included. Not included are any departure taxes, visas, gratuities, (other than service charges) beverages, laundry and other such things of personal expenses.
Transportation in all our vehicles will be provided according to the route and number of clients. The right is reserved to employ the services of sub contractors. Always an English driver guides is guaranteed while other language speaking guide or driver guide could be provided on request.
It is your responsibility to be in possession of a valid passport and visa. We will not be held responsible for loss, delay or any inconvenience that may occur as a result of the passport or Visa not being produced for any travel. Every one with the exception of citizens of most commonwealth countries needs visas and certain other countries with which Kenya has reciprocal waiver arrangements. Visitors are not allowed to take up work as residence in Kenya without the authority of the principal immigration officer. The immigration department advises that citizens of all commonwealth countries,
do not require visas to come to Kenya. Other countries not requiring visas are those who have concluded elimination agreement with Kenya such as Spain, Turkey, Uruguay, Ethiopia, San Marino, Norway, Eritrea, Denmark and Finland. Other who do not require visas for periods not exceeding thirty (30) days are citizens from Australia, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Japan, United States of America, Canada, and Luxembourg.
Accommodation is based on two persons sharing a twin room/tent. Where applicable rooms with private baths are provided while on safari. Single rooms are available at an additional cost but cannot be guaranteed since they are scare even if paid for. Where this occurs an appropriate refund will be made direct to the client. Hotels, lodges and Camps where named, are as an indication of category and rooms may be reserved at a similar hotel, lodge and camps.
The company reserves the right to alter the arrangements of the route or cancel the operation of a scheduled tour should conditions necessitate. It also reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour at any time, in the event an equitable amount will be refunded. In this case Papa Mae Safaris reserves the right to decide the equitable amount for the refund.
In any unlikely event that a tour member has a complain on a tour, it should be reported to the local representative with (48) forty-eight hours after the tour and everything would be done to resolve satisfactory the matter.
The agent’s liability for its own negligence shall be limited to the tour price and the agent shall not in any event be liable for consequential indirect losses. The tour member accepts and consents to ALL risks involved with the tour.
In the event of cancellation a notice of which must be given in writing. Apart from the deposit a refund shall be done minus the charges for the reservations that have been processed, cancellation fees imposed by hotels, lodges, camps, transporters and any other relevant expenses. Therefore any booking cancelled or reduced in number within 21 (twenty one) and 14 (fourteen) days from the noon of the date of commencement of the tour, a cancellation fee of 50% (fifty per cent) of the total land arrangements will be charged and a charge of 100% (hundred per cent) if the cancellation is made or reduced in number within 14 (fourteen) and (07) seven days from the noon of the date of commencement.
The company is insured against legal liabilities arising from any injuries which might be received by passangers whilst in it vehicles
The company and its agents act only as agents of the passengers in all matters relating to hotel, lodge, camps accommodation, tours, transport extra and shall not be liable for injury, delay, loss or damage arising from any clause and in any manner, however except when the passenger is being carried in transport owned by the company.
The company reserves the right to employ sub contractors for all or part from the services agreed to be supplied. Whilst every care is taken, the company shall not be held responsible for loss or damage to baggage. It is therefore advisable to effect a separate baggage insurance. All expeditions involve an element of personal risk and at times can be of a hazardous nature. Expedition members must accept this risk. We are not liable for any loss, damage, injury, expensive delay, or inconvenience caused to you or to your baggage as a result, whether directly or indirectly, or any matter of whatever nature, which is outside our control. All participants are advised to take an insurance policy to cover personal accident, medical expenses and all belongings. We are capable of recommending anybody anywhere in the world a reliable insurance company that is easy to contact and to offer a reliable trip insurance protection.
RISK AND INSURANCE
The hazards of travelling as any country may inevitably give rise to some risks and dangers including, inter alia, those inherent in travel be boat, train, road vehicle aircraft or other means, the forces of nature, and accident or other means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. In certain cases these risks and dangers may lead to death, injury, delay, loss damage or change of itineraryPapa Mae Safaris does not undertake to provide medical care, except the emergency evacuation by air and road within EAST AFRICA ONLY. The rescue and evacuation by air and road is at the time of safari only and for only those clients who have bought and PAID in full any trip worth Euro 120.00 and above. The cover does not include in HOSPITAL BILLS, OVERSEAS COVER and it is ONLY applicable when the clients are on a safari.
The cover is ONLY for RESIDENTS and NON-RESIDENTS. Clients are therefore MOST STRONGLY advised to take out their OWN ADEQUATE insurance against such risks.
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