Please read the terms & condition carefully. This term and condition contains with all necessary information such like booking method, cancellation terms, payment policy I.E. once you agreed to travel with Summit Karakoram, you/team shall bond for further changes. We highly recommended that you must read and understand it carefully, before declaration of booking any packages. The Booking Terms and Conditions constitutes a legally requirement contract between you/party who willing to get services from Summit Karakoram. Thus the details are listed below:
1. MODE OF PAYMENT IS BANK TRANSFER:
|NAME OF BANK||SONERI BANK LIMITED PAKISTAN|
|BANK BRANCH NAME||SONERI BANK LTD, BANK ROAD RAWALPINDI SADAR PAKISTAN|
|ACCOUNT TITLE||SUMMIT KARAKORAM|
2. BOOKING REQUIREMENTS.
• For booking and documentation process we require your passport copy and one passport size photograph, please provide by email to our office.
• You must complete the booking forms under signature by each participant.
• Please download the official 4 pages visa forms from here…… this pages is require to submit in Gilgit Baltistan council for permission process. It will also help to get Pakistan visa.
3. PERMISSION PROCESS.
SK requested to all of participants to send their necessary documents for permission process on time, According to rule/law of Gilgit Baltistan Council, The permission process will take time between 4-5 weeks for approval.
Remarks: Once we get climbing/trekking permit,then no any refund will be made by Gilgit Baltistan Council in Islamabad.
4. SK- MISSION.
Our mission is positive example for Pakistan trekking companies. Our main Objectives is to maintain an economically competitive company that takes a small margin of profit in order to provide well wide working conditions and benefits for staffs & Local people we visit, socially progressive services and positive experience for host & clients, environmentally & culturally awareness and respect sustainable business practices
5. SK- RESPONSIBILITY.
Better working conditions and basic human rights of the porters and staffs.
Providing more facilities for staff and improving its staff's skills & working conditions, a safe working environment and reasonable salary and daily wages are guaranteed.
In order to carry out our commitment for improving the livelihood of the poor, SUMMIT KARAKORAM will give a portion of its profits to support social projects, in particular helping poor , Orphans, widow & lower cast children to go schools is one of our main targets.
It is always our pleasure to provide the best service for our clients. Besides our team is just like a big family, we are very much concerned about working staff as a team. Please feel free to contact us for any information regarding travel in Pakistan.
Summit Karakoram will not able to take responsibility in changes of alternation itinerary due to road block, natural disasters, delay arrival, flight cancellation, landslides, floods, political-unrest, sickness. Any extra cost due to quoted reason, we shall request to clients to borne the normal amount on the spot.
Summit Karakoram while undertaking transportation, accommodation, and other all services as per given list. In other way if flight cancelation/ delays, accident, damages, loss or inconvenience caused in connection no responsibility is undertaken for any change or deviation because of factors beyond our control.
Remarks: SK will help you, to get obtaining Pakistan tourist visa, in this respect we will send you invitation letter and hotel reservation letter.
6. PAYMENTS POLICY:
1. Its requested to all of individual participants / team leader must deposit of 20% non refundable advance money from the total project amount.
2. The rest of amount must be paid on arrival in Pakistan.
Remarks: The advance amount we require for confirmation and preparation of trip.
7. CANCELLATION POLICY
SK reserves the right to deduct: in respect of hotel reservation, conformation of airline ticket, compile of documentation, and other further necessary work which are being done before the arrival of clients.
A Notice of cancellation shall be send by client in writing and refund procedure will be made as follows:
· Cancellation before 60 days of the trip, 30% cancellation will be charged. Clients must be paid the bank transfer charges.
· Cancellation within 30 days of the trip 40% cancellation will be charged, plus bank charges.
· Cancellation within 15 days of the trip 50% cancellation will be charged, plus bank charges.
· Cancellation within 10 days of the trip 70% cancellation will be charged, plus bank charges.
Note:- Anyone deciding to abandon the trip after arrival or leave during the trip due to health or for whatever reason(s) whether the clients own or external (of the nature of force mature) will not be eligible for any refund. This also applies in case the entire group completes/abandons the trip and decides to return earlier than the agreed time schedule.
8. SUPPOSITION OF RISK
The climbers/ trekker should aware that the entire trip certain risks and dangers it may occur. The challenges contain hazards in mountaineering, accident or illness in remote places and without medical facilities. The traveler of nature agrees to assume all associated risks with the journey and also shall agrees that the company no liability undertaken or its outfitters.
9. TRAVEL INSURANCE
It is a strongly recommend that while booking treks and tours with us that travelers/trekkers must be protected by insurance themselves that covers cancellation, accidents, health, emergency evacuation, and loss of items, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects.
Once you are collecting any details information regarding your trip from us. Where shall contain certain things. It is strongly requested to you that not disclosed for any other purposes please.
No private or personal information that you supply to us when making a booking will not be disclosed for any other purposes.
If you have any concerns or complaints about the trip, you must inform the tour leader or guide at the earliest opportunity to allow them to correct the situation. Any other complaints can be made to us via email or telephone.
12. ADDITION CHARGE
On our trekking and tour packages, rooms or tents are provided in twin sharing basis. Single room supplement charges will be imposed to clients who do not have another tour participant to share room / tent with.
13. REVISION OF TOUR COST
We reserve the right to revise the pricing rates disclosed to you, under such circumstances that are deemed necessary, or for reasons out of our control, for example, changes in exchange rates, governmental actions, permit fees etc.
14. UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES
If Summit Karakoram cancels your trip due to unforeseen circumstances like, natural disasters, conflict, unfavorable climate etc., we would be happy to refer you to an alternative trip of a similar standard. If this does not suite for your personal interest, all monies paid by you to our company will be refunded, minus costs. However, any other expenses incurred by you because of this booking are entirely your responsibility.
15. CLIENT IS RESPONSIBLE
A tour/trek guide who represents Summit Karakoram will have full authority during your trip. The guide will make decisions about the trip based upon your safety and the safety of the group. If you commit any unlawful act, you are compelled to leave the tour immediately and no refund will be made in such a case. An unlawful act is defined as anything that would be deemed illegal in the Pakistan Tourism.
16. IMPACT ON YOUR JOURNEY
We will do our best effort to ensure you are comfortable during the trip, but many of these locations flight cancellation, roads block i.e., Weather is such factor that may directly affects your trip, therefore we ask for your patience in such matters please.
17. HELICOPTER RESCUE:
The expedition/ trekking team must have to paid in cash U$D 15000/- for emergency aviation in Islamabad. The amount is refundable after deduction of service charge U$D 300/- for more details click the website www.askariaviation.com