Terms and conditions
a) NimTree Wildlife Photo Tours (which is a trading name of Rathod Limited)
b) Customers should have adequate travel insurance in place before their trip begins.
c) Whilst we will do everything possible to make your tour comfortable and pleasant, we will not be responsible for any damages , loss of items, theft for your personal items or any losses arising due to the acts mentioned earlier. We urge all the clients to exercise caution and be careful and look after their belongings.
d) You should also inform us of any allergies and health conditions that may cause concern to you during the trips.
e) It is the clients responsibility to ensure that their passports are valid for at least the minimum duration specified by the government of destination country. (please see www.gov.uk for more details)
f) If the Foreign and commonwealth office of the British government advice against travel to a pre-booked tour, the tour WILL NOT go ahead as it will invalidate your travel insurance and we do not want to take our clients to parts of the world, which are deemed unsafe.
g) Paying for Travel insurance , flights to the destination country and visa is the responsibility of the client. We will neither pay these cost nor advise on obtaining visa. Please consult authorised and trained agents / solicitors, should you require help in visa matters.
h) We strongly advise our clients against overstaying their visa. It will be the clients responsibility to ensure travel arrangements and getting back to home country before their visa expires. Overstaying visa of any country is a serious crime and there may be financial penalties or even imprisonment, depending on the approach of the immigration department of the destination country.
i) In case of any medical emergency, we will try and provide medical assistance as quickly as possible, however due the remote locations of national parks, it may take some time to get a qualified medical practitioner to you. We will follow the advice given by your insurance company in those circumstances. You are strongly advised to make a visit to your GP/ Doctor before the beginning of the tour to ensure your fitness to travel long haul as well as check for general fitness.
j) You are advised to follow the instructions given by the national park guides and your group leader. Please do not try and take unnecessary risks. (eg. Trying to take selfies at dangerous location or going very close to wild animals etc). We cannot be held responsible for any action taken by you.
k) Steppes Travels are only responsible for handling payments and providing financial protection for you (when booked flights with them). Any other question, eg photography related should be sent to us.
l) We request your personal details like Date of birth and passport numbers etc to book the necessary national park permits, we will make every effort to protect your personal information. This information is eventually passed to the national park authorities of the destination country. We have no control over how the destination country protects your personal information. In the event of data loss by such agencies, we cannot be held responsible.
m) We will attempt to adhere to this itinerary as much as possible. However, certain conditions (climatic, environmental, cultural, or wildlife) may necessitate changes in the itinerary. We reserve the right to alter any itinerary at any time, if necessary. We will attempt to notify participants of changes as far in advance as possible. Costs incurred by such changes will be the responsibility of the participant.
n) We hold your data with the help of some third party companies (eg MailChimp for newsletters). We are not responsible in case the third party company fails to manage/secure to the data.
Nimtree Safaris i.e. (We) reserve the right to amend, extend, shorten the duration or places of tours without prior notice to customers (you). Any dispute, if it may arise, will be subjected to the English Law in England.