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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.Travel Insurance
We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.Other Practical Information
Backpack offloading: Eccentric Travels expects trekkers to carry their own backpacks -- which contains clothes, warm gears, toilet kits etc. Camping gears like tents/sleeping bags is carried by Eccentric Travels support team. If for some reason you do not want to carry your backpack, you can offload the same by paying an additional charge.Partial offloading is not allowed. Charges vary for offloading on arrival at the base camp. Also, offloading on arrival may be refused if sufficient man/animal power is not available. Your offloaded backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs. No suitcases/strolleys/duffel bags are allowed for offloading.
1- This Trek is an high altitude expedition and involves risk. Each individual will have to sign an indemnity form before joining the expedition.
2- Every Traveller bears the responsibility of carrying his/her Luggage. There is no personal porter assigned to carry your luggage. However if you wish to add a porter to your itinerary a charge of 400 / per day per porter will be levied.
3- Since the treks take you to most arduous regions of the country, please keep in mind that you will not be provided with luxury facilities. Though we promise to keep everything hygienic , but a luxury cannot be promised at our ends.
4- Since its a high altitude expedition , you will not have access to Hot water for bathing and washing your organs on trek days. Due to low availability of wood its practically impossible to provide you hot water for such purpose. Since it will be cold during trek days, you would be provided with hot water to drink.
5-Please note, due to lack of huge accommodation issues in these regions there may be times that we accommodate 3 people in one room.
6- Once you agree to join the expedition, discipline is must and you will have to agree to the rules and regulation set by Eccentric Travels private Limited. Any behaviour which leads to delay or non agreement can lead to termination of traveller.
7-Group discount is a company policy and can result to different pricing for different travellers. Though the pricing difference is marginal. Eccentric Travel’s private limited has full right to offer discounted pricing to travellers coming in group and to fill up the seats at the last minute. Any kind of discussion on this matter will not be undertaken and will not be justified.
8-There may be delays in food at times because of the movable camps and logic that the support staff walks with you to the next campsite. Please make up your mind for the same.
09- The food provided to you is veg + egg during all days of trek. The meals are designed to provide you with enough nutrition for the trek. Hygiene is a priority and will not be compromised with, however the taste is subjective. Please also note that there may be times you are provided with Rice in two meals simultaneously. Bear with it. It is because of the arduous conditions and not because of our incapabilities.
10- Bonfire at this altitude feels a necessity. However the more higher you ascend the lesser the availability of wood. Above 9000 ft. the tree line ends and all you have is grass and shrubs. Bonfire will be subject to availability of wood and permits from the local authorities.
11- Emergency during trek: In a trek a medical emergency or any other emergency may arise. If for any reason you are sent down from the trek then Eccentric Travels will make arrangements for your return to the base camp or nearest road head. A staff will accompany you. He may not be a trained personnel.
12- Evacuation or dealing with emergencies is extremely difficult in the mountains. It is time consuming as well. A normal trek of 2 hours may take 6 hours in an emergency (a sick person is not easy to evacuate). Doctors do not go along with a team. Doctors are not available at the base camp or nearest road head either. Eccentric Travels trek leaders are trained to administer first aid and know how to deal with issues related to the mountains. However, they are not doctors.
13- Registering for this trek is an understanding that you have read up on the difficulties of high altitude trekking and understand the risks. You have also understood what AMS, HAPE and HACE are. You have taken efforts to educate yourself and you are in a position to manage your own altitude related emergency.