The Booking Agreement
Please read the details of the terms and conditions of the booking agreement given below. When a booking is made and accepted, a legally binding contract is formed. When you sign the booking form, you (and any other person on whose behalf you book) agree to accept all of these conditions and acknowledge that you have read the relevant trip dossier and the General Information section on our website. You also warrant that the information given by you in the booking form is complete and accurate.
A deposit of non-refundable US $500 per person is required at time of booking (Bank transfer).
Please purchase your travel insurance before making any payment transfers or buying your international flights, to ensure that you are covered in the event of trip cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances. Your travel insurance should cover cancellation or/and helicopter evacuation in case of natural calamities, political uprising, injuries or illness, etc.
A condition of us accepting your booking is that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance as soon as you receive confirmation. Your policy must cover overseas medical treatment and aircraft evacuation from remote areas. Such comprehensive cover can also be arranged via us.
Balance payment of the tour cost is due 60 days before departure. If a booking is made less than 60 days before departure, the full amount is to be paid a the time of booking.
If you fail to pay by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the booking and retain your deposit.
Our prices are dependent on airfares, exchange rates, fuel costs, and other unforeseen circumstances. We reserve the right to amend the itinerary and trip costs without notice up to the day of departure.
Any additional change to the original booking will incur a fee of US$ 50
Contact Responsible Adventures with immediate effect for any trip cancellations. Cancellation will take effect only after the receipt of a written confirmation and cancellation fees will apply as follows:
- More than 60 days before departure – Minus the deposit
- Between 60-30 days before departure – 50% of tour cost
- Within 30 days of departure date – 100% of tour cost
We will not be responsible/compensate
- If the tour is cancelled due to natural calamities or political unrest.
- Should you choose to leave the tour/trek after it has started, be it of your own will or due to ill health or medical emergency. A cover letter will be provided to help facilitate your claim through your insurance company.
Not included in the tour price unless specified.
Airfares, visa and passport costs, single supplements, tips to guides, porters, drivers, etc., items of personal nature, alcoholic and soft drinks, phone calls, additional tours, laundry, excess baggage and costs associated with delays or postponements outside the direct control of Responsible Adventures.
Note: All meals during the trek included. B&B in Kathmandu.
Your health and fitness
It is expected all members of the group will be moderately fit and can walk 5 – 8 hrs daily. You should see your dentist and check with your doctor about necessary vaccinations, some of which need two months to become effective. Pre-existing medical conditions must be stated honestly in the ‘Medical Statement & Information Form’ and returned to HR with this booking form and deposit.
Cancellation by us
If minimum numbers to operate a tour are not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip and advise you of this no later than 28 days before departure. We will refund all payments made to us but will not be liable for any claims made by you or for additional costs incurred by you.
I acknowledge that I have read the above provisions prior to signing thereof: