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Chalkoko Birding and wildlife Tours    
Chalkoko Birding and Wildlife Tours is a privately owned Mombasa based company that provides tours and travel agency related services in Kenya. The company was started with the aim of providing tours & safaris to  individuals, families, groups, incentives & conferences. Chalkoko Birding and Wildlife Tours provides quality tours & safaris at affordable prices.


Our Safari Vehicles
Our vehicle fleet comprises custom-built safari vans with pop-up roofs for unobstructed game viewing and photography, all maintained to the highest standards with the skills and knowledge of our drivers and guides ensures that each safari is a rewarding experience. 8-seater custom safari minibuses are the vehicles we mostly use. The buses are well maintained to provide maximum level of comfort and safety and are fitted with HF long-range radios for easy communication. The vehicles are fully equipped with cooler-boxes and first aid kits, as well as guidebooks on wildlife and birds of East Africa.

If requested, transportation can be arranged in a 4 x 4 Land cruiser or Land rover at an extra cost.

Our drivers and guides
The driver or guide will determine the success of your safari and this is a fact. With this knowledge in mind, we have a selected a team of well trained, experienced and knowledgeable guides to accompany you, with a knowledge of wildlife and birds, their behavior as well as the local flora and fauna.

Why Chalkoko Birding and wildlife Tours?

Past Clients
The best and most reliable source of information is someone who has first hand experience on something. Even better than a guidebook, our past clients are a great and reliable source of information. Most of them have stayed in constant touch with us even after going back home and are willing to have their contacts given out to potential clients.

Flexibility
Chalkoko Birding and Wildlife Tours  scope is currently limited to Kenya. We prefer to focus on what we know and can do best. Our purpose and principle is to work with each client, family and group individually. We encourage our clients to discuss their expectations, budget etc., to be able to arrange a custom made safari just for you.

Departures
Our safaris depart daily with a minimum of 2 persons for lodge safaris and 4 persons for camping safaris. We do this in order fit our itineraries to your schedule. The camping safaris can and do also depart with minimum 2 persons at an added cost.

Briefing
One of our tour consultants will take time to meet you at the start of your safari (whenever possible). This is so that you can be introduced to your tour guide/driver and also to go through the safari program with you, explaining what to expect while on the safari, provide background information and materials, discuss the dos and don'ts as well as answer any last minute questions that you may have.

Accommodation
Accommodation greatly depends on your budget. There are several types ranging from 5-star hotels and luxury tented camps to basic camping for those who want to 'rough it". Explorer Kenya Tours & Travel assists you in choosing these from the list but we provide the best for our clients regardless of the level or budget.

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IMPORTANT
Each Enquiry will be responded to with an offer or a decline message. An offer which has been accepted by the traveler will be printable, together with the payment instruction. Please, make sure a booking confirmation is always received after payments are fully made.
Services Included in the Price INCLUDED
Price will include Transport in a safari minibus van and services of a professional safari guide.
All game park entrance fees.
Accommodation and meals as per safari program.

EXCLUDED
Price will Excludes Transfers from or to the airport upon arrival and departure respectively.
All expenditure of personal nature such as telephone calls and laundry.
Tips and gratuities to drive.
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Terms & Conditions
TERMS & CONDITIONS

Between Chalkoko Birding and Wildlife Safaris and the booking Client.

1. GENERAL

These Terms & Conditions will automatically be in force from the time a Client sends an Enquiry to a Service Provider.

Terms & Conditions below will only be applicable, between the Service Provider and the Client, when a Service Provider is asking for payments in advance. Payment on arrival will not follow the procedures below.

Disclaimer
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Message Box
Messages sent between a Client and a Service Provider will be recorded and printable on SafariLodges.com. We encourage all Clients and Service Providers to use this Message service. When you like to communicate any changes in your plan or make a cancellation of your tour, please make it in the Message Box. If you have missed a deadline, use the Message Box, there might still be a solution to the problem. We also recommend the Client to use the message service, when updating the Service Provider about payments. The message service is a fast way to communicate as it instantly triggers an alert mail on the other side.

Recommendations
The Cancellation Fee for a paid or partly paid booking, can be quite high. Clients are therefore encouraged to get a travel insurance, which covers the Cancellations Fees.

2. BOOKING and PAYMENT PLAN

Reservation Time, the number of days a reservation is valid, without a confirmation payment.
Payment Plan, when the confirmation payment is done, the Reservation Time expires and the Cancellation Policy will be in force.
Service Accepted, when the service has been accepted on the offer form provided by SafariLodges.com.
Service Date, the planned date for the service to be delivered to the Client.

2.1 Reservations Time
The time your Service Provider will keep your reservation alive, without any confirmation payment.

- 30 days of reservation, when the service is accepted more than 121 days before Service date.
- 21 days of reservation, when the service is accepted between 91 days and 120 days before service date.
- 14 days of reservation, when the service is accepted between 61 days and 90 days, before the service date.
- 7 days of reservation, when the service is accepted 60 days or less, before the service date.

Please Note.
Please, let us know as soon as possible, if your accepted booking does not work all the way. Best way of doing this is to send a message to us from your Service Account, which will be recorded.

2.2 Payment Plan
Within the Reservation Time, a Confirmation Payment must be done. Once the confirmation payment is done the Payment Plan will apply together with the Cancellation Policy.

- 20 % of the total booking value, is payable within 7 days. This payment will be a confirmation of the reservation.
- 50 % of the total booking value, is payable before 120 days
- 100 % of the total booking value, is payable by latest 90 days remains to the Service Date.

Date of Payment
Date of payment is the same date as the Client instruct the Bank to make a transfer, or the date for faxing the Authorization Form with all attached copies of Passports and Credit Card.
As it may take a few days before the Service Provider will be able to confirm the Clients bank Transfer, the Client is advised to use the Message Box and give all the payments details to the Service Provider.

Full Payment and BankCharges
It is a common standard in the Safari industry, that full payments has to be made before the Final Confirmation of the booking can be made. Bank transfer of payments normally carries bank charges. The Client has to make sure, these charges does not reduce the full payments.

Optional
To be on the safe side, it is recommendable that full payment is made to the Service Provider from the start.

3. CANCELLATION POLICY

Remember the Cancellation Policy will be in force from that moment when the Client has confirmed the booking with a confirmation payment ( or deposit ).
All cancellations has to be made in writing ( use the Message Box , as you will have it on record later on ).

Insurance Coverage
The Cancellation Fee for a paid or partly paid booking, can be quite high. Clients are therefore encouraged to get a travel insurance, which covers the Cancellations Fees.

3.1 Cancellations Fees
Written cancellations made;

- 61 days or more before the Service Date, carries a cancellation fee of 20 % of the booking value ( the confirmation payment ).
- 31 – 60 days before Service date, carries a cancellation fee of 50 % of the booking value.
- 30 days or less before Service date, carries a cancellation fee of 100 % of the booking value.

Bank charges
When a refund is made to the Client, it carries bank charges. The refunded balance will be deducted with the bank charges.

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Take advantage of this enquiry system and planning tool.

  • You can make several enquiries, simultaneously at no costs.
  • Enquiries will be listed and matched with the offers.
  • You can negotiate or tailor made your itineraries.
  • You will improve your overall control of the planning process, and the progress of your plan.
  • Admin workload is minimized.
  • All rates and add on's will be documented and printable.
  • All contact details will be printable on both sides.
  • Payment instruction will be included in the print out.
  • In case of a dispute, the print out will serve as an agreement.

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