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The services on this website are provided by Arjun Production House Pvt Ltd, # 64, 8th Cross, New BEL Road, Bangalore- 560054 (hereinafter referred to as “Sankara Yatra”). In completing and submitting the Booking Form, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which constitute the agreement between Sankara Yatra and you.

These conditions apply to the exclusion of any other terms or conditions, unless such conditions are set out in the Booking Form or are otherwise agreed to in writing by the parties. Previous communications between the parties will not vary these terms and conditions. No claimed variation of these conditions will be effective unless in writing and signed by a person duly authorized by Sankara Yatra.

When you send us your Booking Form, you will be deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein, please do not use the website or services provided herein.

Booking & Advance Deposit

Each of the organized package tours has specifications of the itinerary, cost, exclusions, formalities to be complied etc. Please read all such specifications prior to making a booking.

To reserve your place for the trip, please complete the Booking Form and send it to Sankara Yatra, # 64, 8th Cross, New BEL Road, Bangalore- 560054 with an advance deposit of 50% of the total package for Indian Nationals and US$ 300 (United States Dollar Three Hundred) per person for other Nationals. Our bank account details have been provided in the Booking Form.

To confirm your place in the trip, please ensure that entire payment of the fee is received by Sankara Yatra at least 30 (Thirty) days prior to departure date. In case your trip date is within 30 (Thirty) days from booking date, then the entire payment should be made at the time of booking. Without receipt of full payment you will not be permitted to commence a trip. No exceptions will be made or allowed.

Cancellation Of Booking & Refund

All requests for cancellation of package tours shall only be made in writing. Upon receiving your request for cancellation the amount paid by you will be repaid subject to the following deductions:

  • A fixed service fee of Rs.1,000/-
  • Such amount of money that has already been paid by Sankara Yatra to third party service provider which is non-refundable by the third party service provider to Sankara Yatra; and
  • Such amount of money that a third party service provider deducts as per his/its policy or as per his/its contractual arrangement with Sankara Yatra.

Please note, in all cases, additional service charge, bank transfer fee and other charges may apply. Such amounts will also be deducted from the booking amount.

In the event you wish to cancel any flight bookings, railway tickets bookings or hotel bookings made from the website, the cancellation policies of such airlines, railway or hotels, respectively, will be applicable.

Amendments

If you wish to make amendments to the arrangements in your trip, you must notify Sankara Yatra in writing. Sankara Yatra may not be able to make all arrangements as desired. In the event that amendments can be entertained, each amendment to your trip arrangements will incur an administrative fee depending upon the situation. All administration fees must be cleared before the date of departure.

In addition, such amendments may involve additional cost. In such case, the additional cost for amendment will be communicated to you and only upon your acceptance of the additional cost and payment thereof forthwith Sankara Yatra will carry out the amendment to the arrangements in your trip.

Cancellation Policy

It is our most important concern and aim that you enjoy your trip enabling us to earn your trust. However, we are not responsible for any cancellation due to any adverse weather conditions, industrial disputes, technical failure of any type of transport we use, late arrivals or force majeure or for any reasons beyond our control.

Visa Processing

Sankara Yatra will merely render assistance in a visa application process and makes no guarantees or warranties as to procurement of Visas. You are required to cater to the information and/or documents that may be sought by the Visa processing authorities / Embassy / Consulate. The grant or refusal of a visa is the sole discretion of the Embassy/Consulate. Sankara Yatra is neither involved in the process nor is it liable for any decision nor is it responsible in any manner whatsoever for any delay in processing or granting or rejecting the visa as this is the sole prerogative of the Embassy/Consulate.

Third Party Service Providers

We utilise the services of the following third party service providers

Arzoo.com

The terms and conditions contained herein will further be subject to the terms and conditions of the third party service providers in case their services are used for the purpose of your bookings.

Medical Disclosure

Please note, by booking a trip on the website, you declare and warrant that you are in good health and are, mentally and physically fit at the time of booking the trip and are medically fit to undertake the relevant trip.

In the event that you have a specific medical condition preventing you from undertaking the trip, we advise you against making a booking of a trip on the website. In the event you nonetheless wish to do so, please disclose all such conditions in the Booking Form. Upon reviewing such condition, Sankara Yatra will determine your eligibility to participate in the trip.

Route Changes / Postponement / Cancellation Or Delay

Sankara Yatra reserves the rights to change the date of departure or conclusion of the trip; modify any aspect of the trip ; cancel or modify any routes within the trip; or change the itinerary, substitute different or equivalent routes within the trip in place of cancelled or modified routes; postpone/cancel or delay any such aspect of the trip if, in the absolute discretion of Sankara Yatra it is necessary to do so due to inclement weather, snow or icy conditions or conditions that are otherwise likely to be unfavorable, hazardous or even dangerous or due to any other adverse or threatening conditions whether political, military, terrorist or otherwise or if, in the absolute discretion of Sankara Yatra there is a likelihood of any such event occurring which may impact upon the safety of the Yatris/Travellers. Sankara Yatra also reserves in its absolute discretion, the right to cancel any tour due to any government travel warning or advice, or any change in such warning or advice. Sankara Yatra will make a final decision that is binding in case of any differences or disputes during the trip, cancel a trip if a participant does not comply with all the formalities required by the Nepalese and Chinese authorities’ en-route, if such formalities are necessary for the trip. Any participants in possession of unlawful drugs, firearms, political propaganda or carrying anything that is deemed illegal and constituting an offence will immediately be excluded from the trip without any refund.

Insurance

Personal travel insurance is not included in the tour cost. You are required to procure adequate personal travel insurance for the full duration of the Yatra in respect to illness, injury, death, emergency evacuation or loss of baggage and personal belongings, cancellation and curtailment.

Please ensure you carry such insurance when you commence travel.

Trip Prices

The prices indicated are based on ground costs, fuel prices, airfares, exchange rates and basic assumptions made at the time of announcing the trip. Sankara Yatra tries its utmost not to increase trip prices (in full or part). However, sometimes a hike in the cost is beyond our control. Sankara Yatra reserves the right to amend the trip cost (in full or part) without any prior notice at any time before and including on the departure date. Amendments may be necessitated for many reasons including, but not limited to, exchange rate fluctuations, increased fuel costs, airfare, airport charges, increase in ground operator service fees or the need to engage alternative air or ground operators. Any increase in trip cost must be paid prior to the departure date.

Assumptions Of Risks

You accept and agree to assume all risk associated with the journey and further agree to abide by the terms and conditions of Sankara Yatra as described herein and its brochures and publications. Sankara Yatra will not be liable for any risks, damage, damages, liabilities or losses associated with any illness, accident, weather hazards, political instabilities and other factors beyond the control of Sankara Yatra and you agree not to hold Sankara Yatra, its agents, associates or employees responsible or liable for any risks, damage, damages, liabilities or losses arising from the trip.

Note

In so far as your trip involves travel to any Chinese territory, the terms and conditions contained herein are also subject to conditions imposed by China India Pilgrim Service Centre (CIPSC) and subject to change as per the rules of CIPSC and Chinese Government.

Further Notice

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