BEFORE YOU DEPART
Your accommodation would depend on the trip style and the destination you have chosen. We will share the details of the accommodation with your joining and finish point accommodation. If the trip location is in remote areas, you might need to stay at home. You will need to expect the facilities to be a little more basic. We will make arrangements for your transportation at your destination place depending on your package. For transportation from your city/town to the place of the trip, get in touch with us. We will make all the necessary bookings for you.
Most hotels have WiFi or other internet facilities nowadays. But if the location is in remote areas then don’t expect it. It is recommended to put phones unlocked so that our staff can call your family in case of an emergency. Carry power banks, phone or laptop charge with you. However, we would definitely help you if you don’t have one.
We hire people to work for you and we pay them. But they expect tipping form you as well. Remember they ‘expect’ and it is not mandatory. It is a great significance to the people who take care of you and your belongings while you enjoy your trip. Tip inspire them to work hard and do excellent service. Ask your leader how much you should pay as ‘tip’.
Check-in-times vary from hotel to hotel and region to region. We can not confirm early check-in. In case, you reached early, you can keep your luggage in the hotel and head out to explore the city for some hours.
CHOOSING A TRIP
Many travellers prefer to travel Mountsafar because they want to travel solo. They meet new people and share their experience with like-minded people. If you are travelling on your own, you will be paired up with another traveller of the same sex. Some trips have an optional single supplement but in some cases, single supplement is not available. The itinerary and cost will vary accordingly.
At Mountsafar, we try our level best to accommodate all dietary requirements. But we cannot guarantee this in some out-of-the-way places. Food is also included in your adventurous journey. Our flexible itineraries allow you to eat new, interesting and downright weird of the culinary world. If you are allergic to some food, kindly let us know so that we can be prepared in advance.
We take all the necessary precautions to make sure your belongings are safe. Travellers are recommended to lockable bag or money belt. If you feel ill during the trip, you must leave the trip early. Our local team will help you find appropriate and they will help you to get home or on your onward journey. It would be if you ensure someone at home is aware of the situation.
We keep group sizes to 14-16 people to offer you the best experience. The number might differ and they will be displayed on each trip’s overview page. We have a team of group leaders who are expert in their respective regions. Most adventures do not require special skills but you should have a strong sense of adventure and curiosity.
Mountsafar offers a slew of trips for family adventures. The minimum and maximum age vary with the trip destination. So, when you are travelling with children or family, choose your destination wisely. Get in touch for further information.