1. We recommend you ask and check with your doctor
about shots and health questions concerning the areas
you will be traveling you can also call and get
up-to-date information from Centers for Disease Control
about traveling in East Africa. Additionally,
pre-departure briefings prepare you with safe practices
that will maximize your safety and security. We give you
detailed instructions on local laws, customs, and safari
practices, so that you will know what to expect at all
times. For added convenience, we provide you with phone
and email contacts you can leave with friends and family
at home to assure access if they need to reach you.
2. Flying doctors are on call 24 hours a day, everyday.
Staff includes trauma doctors and nurses that maintain
24-hour contact by direct radio, telephone, and fax
between their radio room in Nairobi and other sites
across East Africa. Flying Doctors has been operating
for many years and owns and operates aircraft’s.
Evacuations come into Nairobi, for more information
check out the Flying Doctor's web site.
3. We strongly recommend that you take out trip
cancellation insurance to protect yourself. If it is
necessary for you to cancel your trip within 50 days of
your departure, or to discontinue your trip once it has
begun, you will lose a significant portion of your
investment. Travel insurance companies offer
cancellation coverage, trip delay insurance, and baggage
loss and delay insurance, and additional health
4. Vehicle maintenance is crucial in East Africa. Our
vehicles are well maintained and every vehicle is given
a thorough service before and after each safari. All of
our safari vehicles are equipped with radios. Drivers
and guides have cell phones for direct communication
with our support staff for safety purposes.
5. We are particular when choosing the hotel, lodges and
camps that we visit while on safari. The food service
department in the places that we stay is a huge
priority. We pay attention to the cleanliness of the
kitchens and the hygiene of the cooks and wait staff.
6. Our drivers and guides are family members and friends
who have deep roots in the areas where we operate. In
practical terms this means they have a network of
friends and colleagues everywhere you go to help keep
you safe and able to experience the culture in a unique
7. Our guides have a great deal of knowledge of animal
behaviors. They know when it is safe to approach the
animals while on game drives to better observe them.
8. We provide bottled water in the vehicles. Hotels,
lodges, and camps also provide bottled water in your
room or tent for brushing your teeth. On Kilimanjaro
climbs we provide boiled water.
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