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Adventure Vacations East Africa
Adventure Vacations East Africa
Adventure Vacations East Africa
Adventure Vacations East Africa
Adventure Vacations East Africa

Day 01 - Arrive Stonetown, Zanzibar

Pick up from Zanzibar airport or harbor to Stone town hotel. Overnight in Stone Town on Bed & Breakfast basis.

Day 02 - Day tour of Stonetown, Zanzibar

Depart for a guided town tour. This tour takes you through narrow streets of the Old stone town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace), Dr Livingstone’s House and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and mosques! You will have free time in the afternoon for you to explore further on your own or to relax. In the evening, depart from the hotel for a sunset cruise along Stone Town waterfront. Stop at Forodhani gardens for a glance at the evening life. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Stone Town.

Day 03 - Tour to the Spice Plantations of Zanzibar

Depart from the hotel and transfer to Kizimbani Village for a spice tour, where you will have the opportunity to see spices like cloves, Cinnamon, Black pepper, Nutmeg, turmeric root, actually growing in the plantations. Other tropical fruits such as jack fruit, custard, apple, Rambutan, Carambola can also be seen and tasted. Furthermore you will see plants like the Henna bush, Lipstick tree and Lemongrass. Finally you will visit the Kidichi Persian Baths that were built by the first Sultan of Zanzibar named Sultan Said Said bin Sultan in 1850 and Maruhubi Palace Ruins built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar named Sultan Said Baraghash Bin Said in 1880 which were built especially for housing 99 of his harem. Lunch is included. After lunch, you will be transferred to the beach hotel on the East coast. Accommodation on Half Board basis is included.

Day 04 & 05 - Relax on the beach in Zanzibar

Spend days at leisure on the beaches of the East Coast or at the resort’s swimming pool. Scuba diving or diving course for beginners are available (at an additional cost) at most of the beach resorts in Zanzibar. Accommodation on Half Basis is included.

Day 06 - Tour ends in Stonetown

After breakfast transfer to the airport for flight back home after your exciting African holiday.

What's included
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Overnights as per itinerary
  • All game drives as per itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Services of a qualified English Speaking Driver Guide
  • 1 litre bottled water per person per day during game drives
  • Game Drives in a custom made 1 x 7 Seater for safari viewing
What's not included
  • All International Flights + Taxes
  • Visas
  • Travel & Personal accident insurance
  • Tips & personal expenses such as telephone calls etc
  • Excursions not detailed in above program

Reservations and Payment

We strongly advice that when booking your holiday direct with Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd. or with your travel agent, please quote the tour name or your own specialized itinerary, intended date of arrival and departure, total number of nights and days, number of people traveling in your party, sleeping arrangements and flight details if already confirmed.

High season holidays in Kenya and Tanzania, i.e. July - October and January - March should be booked as early as possible (1 year- 4 months) to maximize chances of getting your choice of accommodation and destinations.

A complete Tour Participant Agreement will be forwarded at time of deposit or upon request. The Tour Participant Agreement outlines all of the terms and conditions pertaining to a tour booking, including necessary limitations on our liability. All services and prices are subject to change without notice. Itemized cost breakdowns are not available. Following full payment, final travel documents will be sent approximately two weeks prior to international departure.

Deposits and Payments

A Deposit of 30% is required at the time of confirmation and the balance at least 35 days before the tour begins. We will receipt your money, thereby confirm our safari. If a reservation is made within 30 days of departure, the entire amount must be made at the time of confirmation.

For reservations made within 90 days of departure, the entire tour cost must be paid at the time of booking. We accept payment by American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and personal or travel agency check. In some cases, a tour design fee will apply. Additional deposits may be required for certain destinations or for travel during peak holiday dates.

Cancellation Policy

All deposits are non-refundable. Refunds of final payment will be honored as follows:

  • Between 61-90 days of scheduled tour departure: 75% refund
  • Between 31-60 days of scheduled tour departure: 50% refund
  • 30 days or less prior to scheduled tour departure: No refund

Penalties and fees imposed by our suppliers may be additional and, if imposed, will be deducted from the above refunds, if any. A change of trip date or change of travel destination(s) will be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees may apply.

Alteration of Tour

The right is reserved to alter any route or arrangement, to cancel the operation of any scheduled tour should conditions so necessitates. The right is also reserved to decline, accept or retain any member of a tour at any time. Should you fail to join a tour, join it after departure of leave prior to completion; no tour fare refund can be made.

Transfer of Booking

In the event you are unable to travel due to extraordinary circumstances, we may transfer your booking to another party provided the arrangement remain the same and if suppliers (airlines, hotel, etc) are all ready to accept the transfer.

Mode of Payment

All prices are quoted US dollars and or Kshs. for residents. You may pay by cash, telegraphic transfer or cheque to Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd. Limited, or to your travel agent. Foreign currency cheques and payment by credit card may be accepted at the current dollar buying rate. Cheques may incur Manager’s Discretion service charge.

Transport

Mode of transport and type of vehicles to be used will be dependent on the number of clients and the route taken based on specifications of the chosen itinerary. Competent and experienced English speaking driver/guides are provided.

Accommodation

Most lodges and tented camps offer twin or double bed rooms with private bathrooms. Single rooms may be available with the payment of a single room supplement fee but not always guaranteed. Some facilities have available double beds upon request.

Tour Price

Tour prices quoted are inclusive of all transportation as per the itinerary, park entrance fee, permits where applicable and driver’s allowances and third party insurance. The rates are not inclusive of accommodation and meals while in Kampala unless stated, traveler’s insurance, local departure taxes, visa fees, gratuities, sodas and alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, laundry and other personal expenses.

Traveler’s Insurance

We recommend that you buy travel insurance through your agent before coming to East Africa, but local evacuation coverage is available in the unlikely event of a medical emergency while out in the bush. Please request for this service at the time of booking.

Liability

Bookings are accepted on the specific condition that and its agents act only as agents of passengers in all matters relating to hotel/lodge accommodation, tours transport, etc. we shall not be liable for injury, delay loss or damage in any manner whatsoever. Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd.. reserves the right to employ subcontracts to carry out all or part of the services agreed to be supplied. Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd..'s liability to passengers carried in its own vehicles is governed by the respective laws of the country in which the cause of action arises. Finally, whilst every care is taken, Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd.. cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to baggage.

Complaints/Refunds

If the Client has a complaint/refund query about any aspect of his/her holiday it should be reported immediately to Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd.'s available representative who will do whatever he/she can do during the safari. If the problem is not resolved to the client’s satisfaction any further complain/refund query should be made by the client in writing to Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd. not later than 30 days upon completion of the holiday. Failure to do this, no claim may be brought against Adventure Vacation East Africa Ltd. There will be no refund on unutilized services.