A. Booking Conditions
A deposit and completed booking from should be sent to any of our representatives or your agent. Balance is due 60 days before departure. If the balance is not paid by the due date, we will regard the booking as cancelled. If cancellation is made more than 60 days prior to departure, the original deposit will be forfeited. If cancellation, which must be in writing, is received after that time, the following scale of cancellation charges of the entire trip cost apply: Days prior to departures Cancellation fee in % of trip cost
These charges are to cover the expenses incurred in advance preparation of the trips booked. We recommend that your insurance policy covers cancellation.
$100 will be charge to transfer to another departure date of the same trip, up to 60 days before departure, in the same season. (September to May) If that trip is cancelled cancellation charges will apply. A fee of $50 will be charged for any changes or amendments. Name changes or replacement of confirmed booking will be considered as cancellation and the new name will be taken as fresh booking. In this situation all clauses referring to cancellation charges shall prevail.
Health and Fitness Requirements
We recommend regular exercise (see trip grading). Our Medical Form , completed and signed by your doctor, as proof of your fitness for the trip, must be returned to us. If you suffer from severe muscular, chest, heart, asthmatic or bronchial disorders, or have high blood pressure, you are strongly advised against coming. If you fail your medical, a full refund of deposit paid will be made, providing our Medical Form if returned within two weeks of booking, but no later than 60 days before the trip date.
N.B. Discovery of an undisclosed medical condition will result in your being asked to leave the trip and will invalidate most insurance policies.
If we are forced to cancel your booked trip for any reason(s), an alternative holiday will be offered at 5% discount. If this is not suitable, we reserve the right to cancel any trip and make a full refund of the monies paid. In this event, we cannot be held liable for any damages and /or claims.
Personal Travel insurance is not included in the tour price. Every effort is made to ensure the safety of all. However, as a condition of accepting you on the trip, we insist on your having a personal comprehensive travel insurance policy.
Changes to any route/itinerary could be necessary, at any time, because of weather, political restrictions or any other cause. Such changes will always be at the discretion of the Group Leader and Adventure Silk Road Inc. No refund or compensation will be available for any changes to services, unused hotel accommodation, air tickets or any other unused services or feature of the trip caused by such changes.
Postponement or Delays
We will not be responsible for postponements or delays caused by late flights or schedule changes at any point in the adventure trip.
Costs Out trip prices includes all items listed / shown separately on cost includes filed of each trip. Prices are also based on a minimum number of clients traveling together on each trip.
Visa and passport charges
International Airport Departure Taxes.
Laundry, postage, clothing, medical expenses, travel insurance and all other items of a personal nature.
Mountain, Road, River rescue or any other emergency evacuation charges.
Expenses incurred through illness and /or any other unforeseen situations or events.
Excess baggage charges.
Loss incurred by rerouting, cancellation, weather, floods, famine, political disruptions strikes, riots and other disturbances.
Tips and Gratuities
Tips & Gratuities are totally dependable on the personal feelings. Generally, guests are advised to tip to the person of whom they have received the services. This may include the guy working in the restaurant to the tour leaders, drivers etc.
B. Disclaimer by booking agent
Our Sales agent gives notice that it acts as an agent only for Adventure Silk Road Inc. and all other persons/ companies providing services outlined in this program or adventure travel which you book, and that this contract is between the applicant and Adventure Silk Road Inc.
Our sales agent warrants that its services as a tour retailer and Booking Agent will be rendered with due care and skill.
Maps in this program or other documents are for information only, and do not necessarily show exact routes and measurements.
In promoting the trips in this brochure the Sales Agent acts as an agent for Adventure Silk Road Inc. and its associated companies/contractors.
Because the trips in this program visit remote, under-development areas, at times they may be delayed or re-routed. The costs of such delays shall not be the responsibility of our Booking Agents or their principals.
These terms and conditions cannot be altered or waived by any servants, agents or representative of our Sales Agents, or of any person providing services on the trip.
C. Waiver of Liability of Adventure Silk Road Inc.
By my signature on the Booking Form, I acknowledge and confirm the following:
To: Adventure Silk Road Inc. and the various Land Management Authorities who grants the license to operate this adventure trip (the Licensors) In consideration of ADVENTURE SILK ROAD GROUP INC. accepting my application for and permitting me to go on the adventure trip in land owned by the Licensor or elsewhere - I agree to this release of claim, waiver of liability and assumption of risk collectively, as set out in this Contract.
I waive any and all claims I may now and in the future have against, and release form all liability and agree not to sue, ADVENTURE SILK ROAD GROUP INC., its service agents, independent contractors, officers, employees, guides, agents or representatives (collectively its staff) or the Licensor for any personal injury, death, property damage or loss I may sustain as a result of participation in a adventure trip with ADVENTURE SILK ROAD GROUP INC., irrespective of cause, including without any limitation, negligence on the part of ADVENTURE SILK ROAD GROUP INC., its staff or licensor.
I am aware that adventure trips have certain dangers and risks, additional to those inherent in any travel, which include:
Physical exertion for which I may not be prepared. Weather extremes subject to sudden, unexpected change. Remoteness from normal medical services. Evacuation and its relative difficulties if I am disabled.
I accept all the inherent risks of the proposed adventure trip and the possibility of personal injury, death, property damage or loss resulting there from.
I acknowledge that the enjoyment and excitement of adventure travel is derived in part from the risks inherent in travel and activity beyond the accepted safety of life at home or work and that these contribute to such enjoyment and excitement, and are a reason for my participation.
I agree that if I suffer injury or illness, ADVENTURE SILK ROAD INC. can, at my cost, arrange medical treatment and emergency evacuation service, as they deem essential for my safety. In entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral, written or visual representatives or statements by ADVENTURE SILK ROAD INC. or its Staff or any other inducement or coercion to go on the adventure trip, but entirely of my own free will.
D. General Conditions
I confirm that I am over the age of 18 years and that I have read and understand the terms and conditions of this Contract and Agreement prior to singing, and agree that it will be binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators and successors.
Adventure Silk Road Inc. holds trekking operator License & Abode Asia Tours & Travel Inc holds travel Agents License from Ministry of Cultural Tourism & Civil Aviation HMG of Nepal.
The Contract of which these conditions form a part, except for any portion of the contract between you and your sales/booking Agents(s), is governed by and construed according to the laws of Nepal. ADVENTURE SILK ROAD INC. reserve the rights to have any legal disputes arising from this contract resolved in Nepal under the jurisdiction of Nepal's legal system: therefore the parties must submit to the jurisdiction of Nepal.