CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:
- Hope Treks requires clients to purchase travel insurance, and recommends trip cancellation insurance, for all treks.
- Each $500 deposit includes a $200.00 non-refundable registration fee.
- Full refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 120-days prior to trek date.
- 50% refunds will be provided 90-120 days prior to trek
- No refunds will be provided 89 days prior to trek
- All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the 90-120 day period, as stated above.
– All balances are due 120 days prior to departure date.
Participants whose balances are not received by the 120-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the trek.
TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE:
We require purchasing trip cancellation insurance for your trip. Hope Treks works with World Nomads and recommends its policies, which include trip cancellation with most travel policies. Detailed policy information will be sent upon receipt of deposit.
Trip participants are responsible for their own well-being. This includes good health and strong physical condition. Participants joining a trek may be required to obtain a physician’s release prior to departure. Trek members are responsible for: knowing all pre-departure information, preparing proper equipment and clothing, conforming to basic standards of personal hygiene (to minimize the risk of travelers diseases) and acting in a considerate manner toward all group members and with respect for local customs in Nepal. Participant also agrees to follow the appropriate Leave No Trace practices. Participant gives their consent for Hope Treks to use their photograph in its publications, including its website.
CONDITIONS OF TREKS:
We are committed to helping trekkers achieve their personal goals safely and enjoyably. Hope Treks, LLC, its owners, sponsors, agents, employees, officers, directors, associates, affiliated companies and subcontractors (herein after collectively referred to as “HT”), hereby give notice that they act only as agents for hotels, transportation companies, land operators and suppliers of travel services. HT assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with the operation or service of any aircraft, motor vehicle, other conveyance, inn, lodge or hotel which may be used wholly, or in part, for services to Hope Treks, LLC and its clients. HT, its operators, airlines and agents will not be responsible for any act, error, omission, nor for any injury, loss accident, delay, inconvenience, irregularity or damage which may be occasioned by any cause whatsoever. This includes acts of nature, civil disturbance, government restrictions or failure of any means of conveyance to adhere to published schedule.
HT reserves the right to change the price of, cancel or withdraw any trek for any reason whatsoever prior to departure. After departure, HT reserves the right to alter or omit any part of the itinerary, to substitute hotels or leaders, to change any means of conveyance without notice and without allowance of refund, with liability for increased costs (if any) borne by the trek members. HT reserves the right to accept or reject any person as a trek member at any time.