Booking Information

How to book your trip

Accommodations in national parks and other places where numbers of visitors are limited can fill up quickly, particularly in high season, and it is recommended to book at least 90 days in advance, some of our guests book 1yr in advance. A non-refundable deposit in the amount of either 30% (for the mid-range packages) or 50% (for luxury package) of your per person trip price will hold your space.

Credit and Debit Cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal, and Discover can be accepted for your trip deposit.

Payment policy

Bookings must be secured with a 30% non-refundable deposit. The balance is due 90 days before arrival. We request full payment for all the booking made within 90 days prior to your safari.

There are 2 payment options:-

  • Credit and Debit Cards with the below secure payment link (add 3.5% surcharge which is imposed by our agent).

  • Wire Transfer to Shrike Safaris US Dollar bank account below (all the transfer charges to be cleared at your end).

SHRIKE SAFARIS: A/C 3005 21129 6378  


Branch Code: 683005

Routing Number:  047005

Swift Code/ BIC:  EQBLTZTZ

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Our Physical address: Rufiji street, Block M, Plot # 64 Mwanza 


Cancellation By You:
The lead name on the booking must give the notice to cancel the tour in writing or mail at our office and we shall refund the tour cost after deduction cancellation charges as under.

In order to cover our expected loss from the cancellation of the booking there is a set scale of charges which must be paid by you or anyone traveling with you;

  • 91 days or more before departure  30% of the package price is non-refundable
  • 90 to 61 days before departure  50% of the package price is non-refundable
  • 60 to 31 days before departure  75% of the package price is non-refundable
  • 30 days or less before departure 100% of the package price is non-refundable


Changes Made By Us Before Travel:
We reserve the rights to do any change in your Tour program due to unexpected conditions. If you do not want to accept a significant change, which we will tell you about before you depart, we will (if we are able to do so) offer you an alternative tour of equivalent or closely similar standard and price at no extra cost, or a less expensive tour, in which case we will refund the difference in price. If you do not wish to take the alternative we offer you, you can choose a different tour offered for sale by us and pay, or receive a refund of, any price difference. Or, if you prefer, you can cancel your tour and receive a full refund of deposits, which you have paid to us, except for any amendment charges of 30%.


Circumstances Beyond Our Control: 
We cannot pay any compensation, reimburse expenses, or cover losses for any amount or otherwise accept responsibility, if as a result of circumstances beyond our control, we have to change your tour after booking, or we, cannot supply your tour, as we had agreed, or you suffer any loss or damage of any description. When we refer to circumstances beyond our control, we mean any event that we could not foresee or avoid, even after taking all reasonable care. Such circumstances will usually include but are not limited to, war, the threat of war, airport closures, epidemic, natural or nuclear disaster, terrorist activity, civil unrest, industrial dispute, bad weather.

Your Responsibility:
We want all our customers to have an enjoyable, carefree holiday. But you must remember that you are responsible for your actions and the effect they may have on others. If we, or another person in authority, believe your actions could upset, annoy or disturb other customers or our own staff, or put them in any risk or danger, or damage property or you are unfit to travel, we may end your tour and terminate your contract. You and your traveling party will be prevented from using your booked accommodation, transport, and any other Travel Arrangements forming part of your booking and we will not be liable for any refund, compensation or any other costs you have to pay. Alternatively, at our discretion, you may be permitted to continue with your tour but may have additional terms of carriage imposed upon you.

In addition to the above and the effect your actions may have on others, you must particularly also bear in mind that you are responsible for your safety and that you are responsible for the condition of the property you occupy. We are not responsible for any accidents which occur in or around irresponsible behavior or for any accidents which occur anywhere on properties because of glass, china or the like which you have broken and/or have left in a way in which injury can result.

We expect that you will enjoy your holiday with us. We appreciate that you may well drink alcohol as part of your enjoyment. You must, however, do so responsibly and we will have no liability to you for any injury, loss or damage you suffer as a result of your judgment being impaired wholly or partly by alcohol.

We will hold you and the members of your traveling party jointly and individually liable for any damage to the accommodation, furniture, apparatus or other materials located within the accommodation, together with any legal costs we incur in pursuing a claim. It is your duty to report any breakages, defects or damage to an appropriate person immediately.

If your behavior or the behavior of any members of your traveling party causes any diverted we and/or the carrier will hold you and those members jointly and individually liable for all costs incurred as a result of that diversion. We cannot accept liability for the behavior of others in your accommodation, or for any facilities/services withdrawn as a result of their action.

If You Have A Complaint:
We aim to provide the best tour possible. However, if you are not satisfied please complain as soon as possible to the relevant person (for example, the accommodation management or our tour guide). If they cannot help, you must tell us and we will do everything reasonably possible to sort the problem out. If you are still not satisfied, If you do not have the services of a Representative, you must contact us at the given Email ID or Phone Number. No complaints or refund requests for the same be entertained after the tour ends.