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Terms of Service
Last updated: [May 31, 2017]

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
The Curious On Tanzania Terms of Service (“Terms”) is a legal agreement between you and Shadow Concepts LLC, d/b/a CURIOUS ON TANZANIA (“ COT TEAM,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) that governs your interaction on CURIOUSONTANZANIA.COM (the “Site”) and your purchases and use of products and services made available through the Site. The term “you” refers to the customer visiting the Site and/or booking a reservation through us on the Site or through our service providers. By accessing or using the Site, making any reservation on the Site, or contacting any of our service providers to make a reservation, you agree that the Terms then in force shall apply. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use or book any reservations through the Site or our service providers. We have the right to change the Terms at any time without notice, effective upon its posting to our CURIOUSONTANZANIA.COM website. Your continued use of CURIOUS ON TANZANIA shall be considered your acceptance to the revised Terms.

Use of the Site.
As a condition to using the Site, you warrant and agree that:
1. You are at least 18 years of age;
2. You have the legal authority to create a binding legal obligation;
3. All information you provide on this Site is true, accurate, current, and complete; and
4. You will use the Site in accordance with these Terms.
We retain the right, in our sole discretion, to deny you access to the Site, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violating these Terms.
Privacy.
By agreeing to these Terms, you also agree to and acknowledge that you have read our Privacy Policy, which is available here: http://www.curiousontanzania.com?open=terms-and-conditions.

Prohibited Activities.
The content and information on the Site (including, but not limited to, price and availability of travel services) as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us. While you may make limited use of travel itinerary and related documents for travel or service reservations booked through the Site, you agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from or through the Site. You also agree not to:
1. Use the Site or its contents for any commercial purpose;
2. Make any false or fraudulent reservation; or
3. Access, monitor, or copy any content or information of the Site using any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission.

SERVICE PROVIDER TERMS.
Service providers may require you to agree to additional terms and conditions in connection with the products and services you purchase from them. Please read all additional terms and conditions carefully. You agree to abide by all additional terms and restrictions, including without limitation, availability, age and occupancy requirements, pet policies, policies on children, fares and other restrictions. You agree that any violation of any such terms and/or restrictions may result in cancellation of your reservation, forfeiture of costs and expenses in connection with your reservation, and being charged by CURIOUS ON TANZANIA for any costs we incur as a result of such violation.

BOOKING AVAILABILITY.
It’s possible that your booking may be available when you place an order, but becomes unavailable prior to the date of the activity. If this occurs, your sole remedy is to contact CURIOUS ON TANZANIA to make alternative arrangements.

CANCELLATIONS AND CHANGES TO RESERVATIONS.
Deposit is non refundable
Cancellation of trip must be done 60days before departure date for a 75% refund, 30days before 50% refund, 15days before 25%, No refund after.

Deposit and refund policies.
All trips, unless otherwise stated, offer you the chance to reserve your seat with a deposit when booking at least 60 days before departure. Full trip payment is due 30 days before departure. Failure to pay your trip balance on time will result in the loss of your deposit and seat on your trip. All trips/deposits are nonrefundable.

INCIDENTAL FEES.
The purchases made through CURIOUS ON TANZANIA do not include incidental expenses, except as specifically described in your itinerary, and you are liable for all such incidental expenses that you incur during, or in anticipation of, your purchased product and/or service. These things may include but are not limited to: airfare to the destination, lunches, incidental expenses, alcohol, and any entrance or departure fees into the destination country.

TRAVEL INSURANCE.
You agree and acknowledge that in order to participate in any CURIOUS ON TANZANIA experiences travel insurance is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. If you choose to get coverage make sure, the insurance that you obtain must adequately cover you for medical expenses, accidents, property loss, and curtailment or cancellation of your trip. Such insurance is not included with your purchase on the Site. Travel insurance highly recommended in the case of personal injury, medical expenses, loss of or damage to luggage, repatriation expenses, and evacuation expenses. Curious on Tanzania will not be held responsible in any occasion.

Intellectual Property.
CURIOUS ON TANZANIA either owns, or has licensed, all U.S. legal right, title and interest in and to CURIOUS ON TANZANIA, including but not limited to, any trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, trade dress, service marks and other worldwide intellectual property rights as they relate to CURIOUS ON TANZANIA (the “Intellectual Property”). These Terms do not grant you any rights with respect to the Intellectual Property.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER.
The information, software, products and services published on the Site may include inaccuracies or errors, including pricing errors. In particular, we do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the hotel and other travel products and services displayed on the Site (including, without limitation, the pricing, photographs, list of hotel amenities, general product descriptions, etc.). In addition, we expressly reserve the right to correct any pricing errors on the Site and/or pending reservations made under an incorrect price.
In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this Site or with the delay or inability to access, display or use the Site (including, but not limited to, any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products and services obtaining through this Site; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of the Site) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, consumer protection statutes, or otherwise, and even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
If, despite the limitation above, we are found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or in any way connected with any of the occurrences described above, then our liability will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of (a) the service fees you paid to us in connection with such transaction(s) on the Site, or (b) One-Hundred Dollars (US$100.00) or the equivalent in local currency.
The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these Terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

RISKS AND INDEMNITY.
You acknowledge and agree that participation in activities, such as adventure travel, involves inherent risks and dangers of accidents, personal and bodily injury (including death) and property loss or damage. You agree that you have considered the nature and extent of the risks involved and voluntarily choose to assume all such risks, both known and unknown, even those risks that result from the negligence of others and assume full responsibility for your participation in such activities.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CURIOUS ON TANZANIA, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, services providers and licensors from and against all losses, liabilities, costs (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and costs on appeal or at trial), damages, judgments, claims, of every kind and nature, to the fullest extent permitted by law, arising from or relating in any way to (i) your use of the Site, (ii) products or services you have purchased through the Site, (iii) your breach of these Terms or the documents referenced herein, or (iv) your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.
All trip schedules and activities are subject to change before and during the trip.

NOTICE OF INFRINGING MATERIAL.
If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by us infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a written notice that includes the following information. Please note that we will not process your complaint if it is not properly filled out or is incomplete. Any
misrepresentations in your notice regarding whether content or activity is infringing may expose you to liability for damages.
1. A clear identification of the copyrighted work you claim was infringed.
2. A clear identification of the material you claim is infringing on the Site, such as a link to the infringing material.
3. Your address, email address and telephone number.
4. A statement that you have a "good faith belief that the material that is claimed as copyright infringement is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."
5. A statement that "the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
6. A signature by the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
7. You may send us your notice by email to [curiousontanzania@gmail.com] or by mail to [Curious On Tanzania 137 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001].

*All trip schedules and activities are subject to change before and during the trip*

  • VILLAGE TO VILLAGE ROAD TRIP

    The journey of discovery and festivities

    July 6-16th, 2017

  • ITINERARY DETAILS:

    On this 10days/9nights journey, you will travel back in time but also arrive to the present Tanzania, experience a delicious blend of cultural and gastronomic exploration. It’s an opportunity specially curated for our curious traveler who seeks to explore the coastal, rural and urban lifestyles, history of the ancient forts, traditions, nature, cultural and festive scenes.

    Co-hosted by The Holiday Girl

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    ARRIVE DAR ES SALAAM

  • A city known for its diversity in people which is reflected in the culture: the city boasts international cuisine ranging from traditional Tanzanian barbecue and Zanzibari food to Thai, Chinese and American restaurants. A multicultural city, home to African Tanzanians, Arabic and South Asian communities, British and German expatriates, Catholics, Lutherans and Muslims.

    Day 1-2 (Jul 6th): Welcome to Dar es Salaam

    • Departure on July 5th and Arrive at Dar es Salaam airport
    • Pick up to head to your new Swahili city home
    • Relax and experience life as a local at COT house.

    Day 2 (Jul 7th): Explore the diverse city of Dar es Salaam

    • Meet and greet over Swahili breakfast 
    • Dar city and Market tour + Indulge in Swahili local cuisine on the go.
    • Return to a welcome dinner with live cultural entertainment

     

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    THEN OFF TO NORTH-EASTERN TANZANIA

  • We will spend a night at Saadani Game Reserve is one of the few wildlife sanctuaries bordering the sea. It offers the unique combination of both marine and mainland flora and fauna in a historically and culturally fascinating setting. Elephants have been rumoured to bathe in the Indian Ocean off the Reserve’s coast, green turtles come to its beaches to breed, black and white colombus monkeys frolic in the canopy of the evergreen Zaraninge Forest.

    Day 3-4 (Jul 9-10th) Wildlife + Safari Road Trip

    • Explore the spectacular wildlife on land + while cruising river Wami
    • Visit a local community  and one of the largest salt factory 
    • Relax the night away camping style near the beach.

    Day 5 (Jul 11th): Road trip to Tanga Town

     

    • Drive thru villages & towns + Meet natives 
    • Go history hunting through Amboni, famous caves
    • Dine local restaurant + nightlife 

    Day 6 (Jul 12th): Hike the Famous Usambara Mountains

    •  Local culinary class with women in Tanga
    • Explore the beautiful Usambara Mountains and its famous view point
    • Picnic lunch, Village to village + Market Tour
    • Road trip back to Dar Es  salaam

     

     

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    OFF TO ZANZIBAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    • Known as the largest multi-disciplinary art and cultural festival in Africa
    • Dedicated to the exhibition of films, music and artistic panoramas.
    • This nine day festival takes place in July each year.
    • Bringing together people from different corners of the world to enjoy African Cinema.
    • ZIFF is said to be marked with strong traditional customs and a rich heritage of culture with music, traditional dances, and arts and crafts woven throughout.

     

    Day 7 (Jul 13th): Historical Tour

    • Immerse yourself in local Swahili culture
    • Discover the old stone town on a walking tour
    • Travel back in time on a historic and slave tour

    Day 8: Island Discovery tour + Film

    • Island spice tour
    • Dine at a breathtaking secret restaurant
    • Return in the evening to see films and meet actors and directors at the film festival.
    • Indulge in Live Music all night.

    Day 9: Impact Day

    • Meet and share stories with Tanzanian high school and college students
    • Indulge in a swahili lunch in the streets of Stone town
    • In the evening, watch films in majestic locations, dance to live music, and mingle with the movers and shakers of Africa’s modern arts scene.

    Day 10: Dar es Salaam + Farewell Dinner

    • Depart from Zanzibar on Ferry to Dar es Salaam
    • Go souvenir shopping and local market tour
    • And lastly share a farewell dinner with our friends of friends and families.

  • How much?

    Price upon request

    Per person cost: (includes, ground transportation, accommodation, and all activities)

    • $500 non refundable deposit due asap to hold your place

    2nd payment due by March 15th

    3rd payment due by April 15th

    4th payment due by May 15th

    Last payment due by June 15th

     

    Return policy

     

    Deposit is non refundable but can be used towards a future trip with us.

    Cancellation of trip must be done 30days before departure date for a 75% refund, 15days before 50% refund, No refund after.

     

    What's Included?

    • Accommodation for 10days, 9nights (double occupancy)
    • Festival entry fees
    • Cultural Tours as listed on itinerary
    • Curious on Tz adventure Concierge Support 
    • Curated Activity and Nightlife Experiences
    • Service Project 
    • Activity, Park Fees and Tour Guides 
    • Transportation and meals listed in the itinerary 
    • Snacks + bottled water during the road trips
    • Ferry transportation fee to/from 

     

     

     

     

    What's Excluded?

    • RT Airfare from NYC to Tanzania
    • Passports and entry visas fees 
    • Vaccinations 
    • Mobile Phone Data Plan 
    • Tips for hospitality and service staff 
    • Spending money for personal and gift shopping 
    • Alcoholic beverages 
    • Snacks and meals outside of those noted in the itinerary 
    • Taxi transportation for activities listed outside of the itinerary
    •  Incidental expenses or Traveler's  insurance 
    • Meals at restaurant / outside itinerary 

     

     

     

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