* All rates are in US dollars. Payment must be made in Australian dollars, subject to the currency rates at time of payment.
* Validity of Quote: 5 Jan/21 Jan, 2018 only
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If you are happy to be paired with another single traveler of the same sex on this pilgrimage, this can be arranged subject to availability.
There are limited spaces available so book early to avoid disappointment. Maximum group size is 28. A minimum of six participants is necessary to operate our pilgrimage to the Main Buddhist Sites and similarly to the 4-day Ajanta and Ellora Caves Extension.
Registration Deadline: 3rd October, 2017.
Joining Fee: $500 USD fully-refundable* joining fee per person is required to secure your booking. Please use the XE Currency Converter to calculate the amount payable in Australian dollars.
* Refundable up until payment of your deposit
Deposit: $1,755 USD
Due 9th October, 2017
This pays the hotel advance to hold rooms on a confirmed basis and books the relevant flights for your pilgrimage itinerary.
Final Payment: 6th November, 2017
Late Bookings: After 3rd October, registrations can only be accepted subject to internal flight availability. Please email us. If spaces are available full payment of the deposit will be required when booking. A late booking fee of $50 will apply.
Cancellation Fees per person
88 days and above: No cancellation fee
Less than 88 days prior to pilgrimage start: $500 USD joining fee
Less than 60 days prior to pilgrimage start: 50% of total pilgrimage cost
35 days prior to pilgrimage start & No show: 100% of total pilgrimage cost
Payment Options – PayPal/credit card, bank wire transfer or check/cheque
(Please complete two registration forms if you are a couple)
Once we’ve received your registration form and joining fee, we will contact you to welcome you on the pilgrimage with details of the journey, including a detailed itinerary and what to bring. Please do not book any flights before receiving your welcome letter. Any questions please email us at .
You will need a valid passport and visas for India and Nepal. Visas must be obtained prior to your departure. Passports must have six month validity prior to and beyond the period of your intended stay.
You are required to take out personal travel insurance to participate on the pilgrimage.
If you request to be paired with another traveler in a shared room, a single supplement surcharge will apply at the time of your booking. This allows us to try to arrange single accommodation for you in the event you consider your roommate unsuitable at any time during the pilgrimage. However, if you remain matched throughout the entire pilgrimage you will be refunded the single supplement rate within two weeks of the completion of the pilgrimage.