Mbali Mbali Mahale
Rack Rates (Per Person Sharing)
01 Jan 2020 - 04 Jan 2022300 USD
01 Jun 2021 - 31 Oct 20211000 USD
01 Nov 2021 - 20 Dec 2021650 USD
21 Dec 2021 - 04 Jan 20221000 USD
04 Jan 2022 - 28 Feb 2022650 USD
01 Jun 2022 - 31 Oct 20221000 USD
01 Nov 2022 - 20 Dec 2022650 USD
21 Dec 2022 - 04 Jan 20231000 USD
All rates are in United States Dollars and based on a per Adult person per night basis. Single room supplements are not applicable for travel in 2021 and 2022.
Mbali Mbali Mahale closes annually from 1 March to 31 May.
Game Package Rates Include - Accommodation, daily meals, selection of house beverages, soft drinks and water, laundry, Tourism Development Levy, and VAT, boat transfer to and from Mahale Airstrip, Kayaking, 1 x Chimpanzee Trek per day, 1 x Boat Safari per stay (two hours - Option 1: See the Hippos and take a short river cruise and try the local methods of freshwater fishing. Option 2: Visit a neighbouring fishing village, Katumbi, for a Cultural Tour. Pay for another boat safari to do both).
Game Package Rates Exclude - Flying doctor/medical evacuation, travel Insurance, gratuities, TANAPA Conservation/Park Entry fees ($94.40 Adult, $23.60 Child of 5-15 years, Free for child of 0-4 years), and TANAPA Concession fees ($35.40 Adult, $11.80 Child of 5-15 years, Free for child of 0-4 years), Additional Boat Safari/Fishing Excursion ($85 per person), and Extra meals ($35 per meal).
EA and SADC Resident Rates - Mbali Mbali offers special rates exclusively for East African and SADC citizens and residents with valid work permits. Rates are 300 USD per Adult per night. Terms and conditions apply; proof of citizenship/residency is required to confirm the booking. These rates can be extended to East African Citizens with valid passports from select African Countries i.e, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Please email us for more information on these resident rates.
Children and Family Policy - Children of all ages are welcome at Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps. The following rates apply: 0 to 4 years (FOC), 5 to 15 years (50% of the Adult rate), 16 years and older (Adult rate) Children under 14 years are not allowed to stay alone in a room. Our family rooms are reserved exclusively for bookings traveling with children younger than 18 years. As per TANAPA regulation, the minimum age to take part in the chimpanzee trekking in Mahale Mountains National Park is 12 years and in Gombe Stream National Park it is 15 years.
Booking Process - All quotations and reservations must be made in writing via email. No reservations will be accepted over the telephone, Skype, phone text message etc. Once received the Mbali Mbali Reservations Office will process the request and issue a proforma invoice. If a booking is not confirmed by email prior to the provisional booking expiry date, the booking will be released automatically in the system without prior notice. All quotations are subject to change based on availability at the time of confirmation.
Deposit and Payment Policy - Within 14 days from the date of issuing the proforma invoice a 20% deposit payment of the total booking amount is due to secure the provisional booking. The balance payment should be received by Mbali Mbali by no later than 35 days prior to date of service. Any bookings made within 35 days of travel will require an immediate full payment. Should Mbali Mbali receive a confirmed reservation request against space being held on a provisional basis we reserve the right to request confirmation or release of the held space within 72 hours. Credit card payments will be accepted on condition that an administration fee of 5% is charged on the total amount processed.
Cancellation Policy - All cancellation requests must be made in writing and will only be considered as confirmed upon receipt of a written notification from Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps. For cancellations further than 90 days prior to arrival the 20% deposit will be refunded in the form of a credit, valid for one year. Between 89 and 36 days prior to arrival the 20% deposit is forfeited. Between 35 days and the day of arrival 100% of the full invoice value is charged as a cancellation fee. Should you wish for us to process a refund, the cost of the transfer fees will be charged in addition to the applicable cancellation charges. Mbali Mbali reserves the right to appoint recovery agents to act on behalf of them in case of default. The cost and consequences of appointing such recovery agents to recover the defaulted amounts will be for the agent / client’s responsibility.
Insurance - Guests are advised to take out comprehensive travel and health insurance. Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps shall not be held responsible for any accident, loss, illness, theft and personal injury. It will also not accept responsibility or be liable for inconveniences or financial implications of any sort arising from any accident on the Lodge / Camp premises during the client’s stay.
Visas - Guest may be required to obtain a visa to enter Tanzania. It remains the sole responsibility of the client to have a valid passport, visa, permits, travel documents, vaccinations and any other relevant medical certificates. Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps will not accept any responsibility should a client be refused entry due to incorrect or incomplete documentation. Please visit www.tanzania.org.za.
Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) - To learn more about the Tanzania National Parks and their associated fees, please visit www.tanzaniaparks.go.tz.