How can I make reservations and payments?
can reserve your place on any trip by submitting a signed and
completed copy of the application
along with a deposit of $500.00. We suggest you call or email
us beforehand to ensure space availability.
receiving your signed application and deposit, we will send you
a packet with detailed information about the trip and pre-trip
preparations like vaccinations and visas.
balance of the trip cost is due in two equal installments : the
first twelve weeks prior to departure and the second eight weeks
prior to departure. We reserve the right to cancel the reservation
if these payments are not received as stipulated herein.
180 days prior departure
to 180 days prior departure
to 89 days prior departure
to 59 days prior departure
to 29 days prior departure
days or less prior departure
What is the refund policy?
you cancel your trip/reservation, we will charge you the following
cancellation fee which will be computed from the date of our actual
receipt of your cancellation notice:
We are able to accommodate reasonable requests for rescheduling
previously booked trips.
What is included in the price?
price of each trip covers the land cost of each trek or tour,
starting and ending in the designated city in Pakistan or the
Maldives. Air fare is not included, nor are tips, snacks, souveniers,
and airport taxes.
other aspects of your trip that are included in the land cost
are: an experienced trip leader, double occupancy in good hotels,
meals in motels, and while trekking, airport transfers, local
transport by plane, bus or jeep, sightseeing and entrance fees,
guides, cooks, crews, porters, insurance for trekking/tour personnel,
trekking/tour fees and permits, and communal equipment as noted.
price is based on a maximum group size of eight members. We
do not cancel trips due to small group size. If only one
person signs up for a trip, we add a "single person"
surcharge of $500. There are no additional charges for groups
of two or larger.
any trip must be extended due to weather, lack of transportation,
political disputes, medical emergency or any other cause beyond
our reasonable control, the associated additional costs are not
included in the published price. Concordia Expeditions. (CE)
published trek/tour prices may be subject to unavoidable changes
without prior notice.
What is not included in the price?
treks, you are responsible for bringing your own tent, sleeping
bag and day pack. Bike Hunza participants must bring their own
of medical treatment, hospitalization or evacuation, tips, passports,
visas, immunizations, excess baggage, airport tax, personal (trip
member) insurance, alcoholic or any other type of bottled beverages,
laundry, phone calls and other personal items are not included.
What are the medical considerations?
of our expeditions, treks and tours are physically and mentally
demanding, and medical facilities are primitive or nonexistent
in many areas. For this reason, good physical condition along
with a positive attitude is necessary for one's well-being and
enjoyment of the trip.
must present a medical certificate or a letter from your physician
stating your physical and mental ability to undertake such a journey.
We accept no responsibility for medical treatment. We will inform
you regarding recommended immunizations, medications and other
trip health considerations.
is your responsibility to medically educate and equip yourself
including, but not limited to, a first aid kit. We will offer
trip cost discounts to a qualified physician who joins a group
of two or more and acts as trip doctor.
guide has the right to separate any member from the group at any
time if considered necessary for the safety of the individual
or the group. The guide also has the right to change any group
trip itinerary to keep the safety of the group paramount. We will
not give refunds under such circumstances.
What type of insurance should I get?
encourage you to obtain a traveler's insurance policy which will
cover you and your property and also provide coverage for trip
cancellation charges. We recommend Travel Guard International
of Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Phone: 1-800-826-1300. Be sure to
mention our agent number 011261 to them. Insurance application
forms are included in the information packet we send to you after
receiving your trip application and deposit.
What are the responsibilities of Concordia Expeditions?
Expeditions, (CE) acts solely as agent for transportation
and all other travel services. We assume no responsibility for
loss, damage and/or injury to property and/or person, however
caused, in connection with any service offered by CE and/or associate,
employee, including but not limited to that resulting indirectly
or directly from: annoyance, acts of God, detention, delays and
expenses arising from force majeure, thefts, failure of any means
of conveyance to arrive or depart as scheduled, pilferage, strikes,
quarantine, civil disturbances, wars, natural and other disasters,
discrepancies or change in transit over which it has no control
and government regulations/ restrictions.
trip operator has the discretion to make any reasonable changes
in itinerary. Our prices are subject to change without prior notice.
The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any
act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board
the aircraft and/or conveyances. The airline tickets issued by
the airlines concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole
contract between the airlines and the purchaser of any of these
tours and/or tour members.
of your deposit constitutes acceptance of the terms, conditions
and release of responsibility by CE as stated herein.
I assume the following risks pertaining to my trip:
am fully aware that adventure travel and expeditions/ trips to
the remote mountainous areas of our planet can be dangerous. It
has certain risks and dangers including, but not limited to, the
hazards of traveling on foot or by any other means of travel (conventional
or unconventional), illness and/or accident in remote places without
medical facilities or quick means of transportation or ability
to obtain it, extreme weather conditions, dangerous and steep
geographical terrain, all forces of nature, wild animals and physical
exertion for which I may not be prepared.
fully accept the risks of this trip and acknowledge that the pleasure
and recreational enjoyment of taking such an adventurous trip
is part of the reason for participating in it.
My deposit constitutes the following release of liability and
my adherence to the laws of the State of Colorado:
hereby indemnify, release, waive and agree not to sue Concordia
Expeditions, (CE), any associate, employee, or authorized
independent agent for all or any liability to me, to my personal
representatives, heirs, assigns and next of kin, for any and all
losses, damages or injuries or any claim or demand on account
of injury to me or my property, or on account of death resulting
from any cause, including negligence of CE or others, while I
am participating in a trip arranged by CE, affiliates, and/or
further agree that I will assume all risk pertaining to my trip
and release CE or others of all liability for any injury or damage
to my body or property or my death due to any negligent failure
to obtain or administer appropriate rescue operations in the event
of injury or mishap including, but not limited to, failure to
obtain adequate medical services, to evacuate or to supply treatment,
evacuation or any other emergency services on my behalf as CE,
associates and/or employees deem essential for my safety and well-being.
agree and acknowledge that adventure travel can be dangerous and
involves unpredictable significant risks of bodily injury, damage
to property and death, and that my deposit constitutes my release
of liability and assumption of all risk as stated herein.
in case of an impending dispute, I also hereby agree that regardless
where this contract between myself and CE is executed, I will
first submit any dispute for binding arbitration to the American
Arbitration Association office located nearest to the County of
Alamosa in the State of Colorado. Secondly, I will submit to the
jurisdiction of any court located in Alamosa County in the State
of Colorado and in the United States District Court for the District
of Colorado. I also agree that under any circumstances the maximum
recovery entitled to me (in the event of any dispute) will not
exceed the land cost pertaining to the trip which I believe is
reasonable limitation to compensation in respect to the damages
that I may have suffered. As regards to the airline portion of
my trip, I will submit the claim directly to the respective airlines