Your Responsibilities

Since we put in our best to ensure that you enjoy your Expedition as life time experience, we also expect few things from our esteemed guests while they are onboard with us.  

  • Its your responsibility to go through all the information related to our overland expeditions available on our website before booking, we won’t be available to attend chain of mails and phones. If you have any clarifications please don’t hesitate to send us one single mail stating everything.
  • While being on our expeditions you are suggested not to drink alcohol. As alcohol consumption is hazardous for the outdoor life, especially living onboard a vehicle far from cities, with tents on rooftop and 7 ladders; of course uneven terrain being outdoors. Above all, it’s a closely living group activity; your drinking may make others uncomfortable as there are no separate rooms. It’s a different story when you stay in a hotel. If you need liquor to enhance your holiday then you may overlook our programs.
  • We say NO to any game which may be akin to gambling of any kind on our trips.
  • No smoking inside tents and main body of the vehicle, while on our expeditions. Yes, you may take breaks when we are having a halt.
  • If you need to be guarded by your own fire arms, we suggest you to overlook our tours.
  • On booking you have to sign an undertaking that you have understood the concept of outdoor expeditions offered by Green Dot Expeditions. You should know by exploring our website what this kind of lifestyle offers and demands from participants. Understand the terms and shall abide by the terms. Its different than of staying in a hotel if compared, but yes it’s a 5 Star luxury for outdoor lifestyle.
  • DISPUTE Any kind of dispute, heated arguments with your fellow travellers is to be avoided by all means. Anyone repeatedly creating uncomfortable atmosphere may be requested to leave the expedition at any time, without any refund or adjustments under own arrangements. Not as a punishment but its for the comfort and peace of everyone.
  • PERSONAL CONDUCT OF PARTICIPANTS  This infrastructure which has been commissioned with lots of sweat and toil with passion and money.
    1. We shall do our best to make the trip enjoyable; we are only coordinators for various elements of logistics for the trip. How the tour shall unfold. What to discuss and what NOT to: sex, women, money and politics.
    2. One must go through all the materials available through mails, brochures, website where terms and conditions have been defined. We have also written FAQs however if you still have any questions, please ask through mails.
    3. We reiterate that please do NOT come with assumptions and perceptions that so an so thing may be part of the package, please clarify adequately. If booking has been done through a travel agent then please deal with him for not making things clear if there are any lose ends as per your expectations.
    4. It’s the responsibility of an individual or group to clarify about anything before booking. We shall NOT be responsible to clarify any doubts last minutes and try to make adjustments.
    5. No advance tipping at start of the tour
    6. DOs DON’TsSince this shall be a group activity at close quarters, we suggest the following for the esteemed participants.
      1. Avoid smoking while there is group activity. No smoking while inside the vehicle or your rooftop tent. You may smoke while there is a break journey.
      2. Alcohol consumption is NO NO if its a mixed group …
      3. Chewing of any tobacco products, anything, which may spread unpopular smell and chewing gum, is discouraged, if you have to then ensure it doesn’t cause discomfort to others.
      4. One may listen to personal music with own headphones, as long as it’s for own self.
        1. We shall not handle any kind of dispute arising out of personal behavior of any participant with anyone on roadside or any kind of location. The consequences shall be faced by the participant. We shall not be responsible for any kind of compensation or legal consequences.
        2. We shall try to provide individual lockers for keeping the equipment for the night and travel. Its up to the participants to accept it, its optional and free.
        3. Consequences of any kind arising out of natural calamities of any kind or political upheaval resulting in delay, health issues, losses of kind, and monetary losses.
        4. If it causes delay and any participant has to stay extra, one shall have to pay extra as cash (so make arrangements for your own cash). However we shall make every effort to co-ordinate for a place (hut, resort, camp, hotel, caravan, homestay and any other kind of accommodation or facilities) to stay shall be arranged only if its available and there is no booking or causes no other delay of deployment of infrastructure. All to be paid as extra by the participants individually or as a group.
        5. If any offence is committed by any participant while being on the trip with GDE and detained by any kind of local government authorities, we shall not be responsible and if we have to leave the participant with the authorities, the group shall proceed and there shall be no refund for the balance of the period of the itinerary. Any further journey to reach nearest railway station, air or surface transport shall be the responsibility of the individual. We can only extend humanitarian help to coordinate between the individual and his family or friends.