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Booking Policies



An initial deposit of 20% of the total invoice amount is required to reserve your space. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. Payment may be sent via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express), Apple Pay, PayPal, personal check, Zelle, or wire transfer. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance within two weeks of making your deposit as we are not able to make changes to our cancellation policy for any reason.


You will be invoiced upon making a reservation and full payment is due 90 days prior to the first land day of the trip. Payment is accepted as follows:

(1) Zelle

(2) USD check deposited to our corporate bank account

(3) Wire transfer

(4) Credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express)

(5) Apple Pay

(6) PayPal

Cancellation and Refunds

Notification of cancellation must be made in writing to Safaris & Treasures and communicated via email to At the time we receive the cancellation, all moneys will be refunded less the following cancellation charges, deducted from the total land only price:

91 days or more before departure: Cancellation fees equal the amount of your deposit
90 to 61 days before departure: 50% of the package price is non-refundable
60 to 46 days before departure: 65% of the package price is non-refundable
45 days or less before departure: 100% of the package price is non-refundable

Within 90 days prior to departure cancellation fees will apply. You may also be responsible for any fees imposed by hotels, airlines etc., that are over and above your land arrangements, due to your cancellation of your original date bookings.

Please note that no partial refunds will be given for unused meals, hotel rooms, airport transfers etc., for any reason whatsoever. Safaris & Treasures reserves the right to increase the tour price in the event of cost increases due to changes in airfares, currency fluctuations, park fee increases, fuel surcharges, taxes, etc. Safaris & Treasures reserves the right to alter the tour without notice.

Safaris & Treasures is not responsible for expenses incurred by trip members in preparing for the trip (e.g. visa fees, immunizations, insurance, equipment, etc.) or for any necessary additional travel arrangements should you embark from home before the group departure date. Accommodations are subject to change.

If you are planning a trip within 3 months of travel, please contact us for additional information.



  • Valid passport (and photocopy of picture page)

  • Visa (you may get upon arrival for $100 for US citizens and $50 for citizens of other countries

  • A picture ID (e.g. driver’s license) other than passport



  • Driving in the parks is allowed between 6 am and 6 pm only.

  • The speed limit in the parks is 50km/h and 25km/h in the Ngorongoro Crater.

  • Animals always have the right of way.

  • Never feed animals. It will upset their diet and lead to an unnecessary dependence on people.


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