What is included … What is not included

The following Terms apply to every program, also the  ones mentioned alongwith  with each itinerary.

 

What is Included

  1. Tariff includes basic transport, accommodation and food (all onboard Taurus only); for the whole duration of the expedition.
  2. 3 Vegetarian meals per day (shall serve eggs), morning/ evening tea with biscuits and cookies, occasionally hot snacks with evening tea, for the entire itinerary, unless it is specified.
  3. Unlimited distances on our vehicle Taurus, within the itinerary.
  4. Stay onboard Taurus in the tents and sleeping bags as shown in photos, on rotational basis and twin sharing basis. To ensure single tents for every night are available with single supplement charge.
  5. In case of any emergency, the tour may be conducted by someone appointed by Capt Suresh Sharma.
  6. Safe filtered Water, please bring your own bottles to refill. We don’t like to generate plastic trash in these pristine areas, please cooperate.
  7. As a promotional offer on these exclusive tours, Captain Suresh Sharma is offering two basic Lec-Demos, brief workshops about photography free of charge for those who wish to learn more and hone their skills.
  8. Camping equipment onboard Taurus.
  9. Taurus as transport for the itinerary to travel from point to point.
  10. Taurus when deployed for camping shall not be available for any excursion.

What is Not Included

  1. Journey to reach Taurus at the start point and back home.
  2. Any services availed outside Taurus (stay or food) at hotel, camp, resort, homestay, guest-house, other than Taurus ensued by any circumstances (political upheaval, natural calamities, bad weather or reason or circumstances could be any), unless otherwise specified alongwith the itinerary.
  3. Any expenses which result from natural calamities, bad weather, political unrest, riots, local orders, etc.
  4. Medical emergencies (transport for evacuation or any professional help of any kind, doctor, hospital)
  5. Extra beverages and food other than the food plan for the itinerary onboard Taurus. On some itineraries there is extra bill for extra eatables consumed from the kitchen of Taurus, but on some itineraries its ‘all inclusive’, your itinerary will have clear mention on that.
  6. Non-veg food.
  7. Bottled/ packaged water
  8. Pick up and drop on arrival and departure, unless clearly mentioned in your program/ itinerary.
  9. Any transport other than Taurus for shopping, excursions, medical emergencies or for any other reasons.
  10. Any kind of entry ticket/fees applicable to any kind of forts, havelis, monuments, private properties, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and/or museums including any applicable photography permits are not included.
  11. Guides and porters.
  12. Any local site-seeing if not specified with your itinerary.
  13. Any tips, gratuities and/or gifts of any kind including any applicable and appropriate modeling fees for photography sessions are not included. Though, you are free to tip anyone on your own.
  14. Your personal servant, driver or assistant is accommodated on Taurus only full tariff to be paid in advance of the tour and book as an extra seat.  If you bring your car then we can extend facilities of the kitchen to your driver or assistant at extra bill. In case you wish to bring your own staff, please check before booking,
  15. Bicycles onboard Taurus are only for the crew.
  16. Any kind of rides i.e. sand dune bashing, elephant, toy train, boat, camel, etc.
  17. Any personal travel insurance other than what is already bundled with the insurance of our expedition vehicle. It is highly recommended that expedition guests take out personal travel insurance to protect themselves against any unforeseen expenses which may occur.
  18. Anything which is NOT mentioned in the WHAT IS INCLUDED list. If in doubt or have some fixed expectations on such travel programs, please send one single mail (not chain of mails) to clarify the inclusions and exclusions.
  19. Indian politics, religion and weather can be quite volatile. Therefore, stay in a hotel because of bad weather, riots, roadblocks or sickness shall be as extra cost.
  20. Any taxi/ transport for any reasons, even for local rules which mostly override national policies.
  21. Any personal or individual needs of linen, food, transport cannot be catered under tariff. It has been meticulously calculated to cater for the basic needs.
  22. Any extra day shall cost at full tariff, unless specified.