Terms and conditions
Thank you for choosing Temples Darshan for the travel experience. We take all efforts to ensure that you have a warm and delightful holiday experience. We devote keen attention to every minute detail of your tour. At the same time, we request you to read and follow the below Terms and Conditions. In order to use this Website, you must give your unqualified consent to these terms and conditions and if you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions then you may not use this site in any way. Therefore, please make sure you read the terms and conditions very carefully to avoid any misunderstanding and ensure a hassle-free and enjoyable tour.
Description & Commencement:
These Terms and Conditions be called Temples Darshan Terms and Conditions.
“the Company”, “we”, “us” or “our” is referred to as “Temples Darshan”.
“Temples Darshan” users will be hereinafter referred to as “Guest”, “them” or “they”, “You”, “Your”.
“Customer” means anyone who is taking any kind of free/paid service/information from Website www.templesdarshan.com or Temples Darshan as a Company.
Terms & Conditions extend to all Domestic as well as International Tours, Customized Holidays organized by Temples Darshan.
Guest/s means all the customers, tourists, travelers, vacationers, sightseers, visitors, a backpacker who have registered their names or enquired about tour/package or booked the tour by making part or full payment for any scheduled tours, customized packages or any other travel-related services provided by Temples Darshan.
Tour/s means any Domestic/ International Tours organized by Temples Darshan.
FIT means Free Independent Travel and GIT means Group Inclusive Tour.
Customized holiday means a tailor-made holiday wherein Tour Itinerary is designed as per the individual requirements of each guest.
Contractor/ Supplier means supplier of any infrastructural facility and shall include hotel management, airlines, caterers, restaurants, places of entertainment like theme parks, museums, art galleries, a coach who are to provide the services to the Guests.
Tour price means the tour price mentioned in the Price Grid/brochures / online and other payments such as taxes, surcharges, etc. payable by the client to Temples Darshan.
The first day of the tour shall start at any time (i.e. in the morning/afternoon/evening) at the first destination depending on the arrival of the respective flight/train/cruise or any other mode of transport and the same shall be in case of the last day of the tour. In other words, a ‘Day’ shall mean a part of the day or 24 hours or its part thereof.
Force Majeure means an event or circumstance not within the reasonable control, directly or indirectly, of Temples Darshan in its ability to perform its obligations/ responsibilities regarding the tour including
• war, hostile invasion, an act of foreign enemies;
• rebellion, revolution, insurrection or military or usurped power or civil war;
• epidemic, explosion, fire, flood, earthquake or other exceptional natural calamity and act of God;
• ionizing radiation or contamination by radioactivity from any nuclear fuel, or from any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, radioactive toxic explosive, or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly or nuclear component of such assembly;
• riot, commotion or disorder;
• any act or omission of any Government instrumentality;
• a change in Legal Requirements;
• strikes, lockouts or other industrial disturbances; &
• abnormal weather or sea conditions including tempest, lightning, hurricane, typhoon, rain & temperatures.
Extra Mattress means roll away mattress which is on floor. (For a domestic tour, extra mattress & for an international tour, extra bed)
Brochure means printed brochure, Website, itinerary, leaflets, booklet, Price Grid.
Website means www.templesdarshan.com
Web pages mean pages on the Website www.templesdarshan.com
Meal Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner (they are pre-set menus) and/or any other snacks (dry or wet) supplied.
Tour Manager / Leader/ Escort / Assistant: A Person designated by Company to help / guide / assist the guest/s in and or during India and / or International Tours Organized by Temples Darshan.
Each of these terms and conditions shall be severable and if any provision hereof is declared invalid, illegal or unenforceable, then remaining provisions nevertheless shall have full force & effect.
VISA means a Certificate issued or a stamp marked (on the applicant’s passport) by the immigration authorities of a country to indicate that the applicant’s credentials have been verified and he or she has been granted permission to enter the country for a temporary stay within a specified period. (Note: The Company does not have any role to play for issuance/rejection of Visas other than being a facilitator).
Visa Cancellation Policy means and includes all the cancellation charges levied by the company from time to time arising out of non – granting / delayed granting of visa by the concerned Consulate due to any reason.
Jurisdiction means the geographical area over which a court or government body has the power and right to exercise authority. Parties hereto agree to confer exclusive Jurisdiction to Courts / Forums.
Terms and Conditions mean these terms and conditions and include Booking criteria, Tour Payment, Booking Form, Web Pages, Brochure, Cancellation Policy, Itinerary, and other documents as may be notified from time to time.
Cancellation Policy means and includes all the cancellation charges levied by the company from time to time, third party cancellation charges, etc.
The payment of the registration amount indicates that the guest is interested in the tour and has read and accepted all the terms and conditions mentioned in the Temples Darshan brochure/website/booking form. In case of a guest who is processing the booking formalities on behalf of his/her family is deemed to have been authorized to do so by his family after reading all the Temples Darshan terms and conditions mentioned on the brochure/website/booking form. All these Terms and Conditions will form part of a contract that Guests will enter with us once the booking is confirmed. A contract will be made between the Guest and Temples Darshan only upon booking is confirmed and accepted by us and our communication thereof to the guest.
Documents required for booking a Tour
A guest must have a valid photo ID Proof for booking a domestic Tour and a valid passport for booking an International Tour. As per the circular issued under RBI regulations, submission of PAN for international tours is mandatory. If the guest does not possess the documents stated herein, then, in such case, a provisional booking is made and confirmed only after the submission of the said Documents.
A guest can make an online booking/booking request for the Tours offered by Temples Darshan through our website www.templesdarshan.com. The booking request will be processed for confirmation of prices and availability of the Tour requested by him. Only on confirmation to the guest about the prices and availability, we will be bound to provide the requested Tour to him subject to him making full payment and complying with the relevant terms and conditions. Any correspondence with the guest prior to our aforesaid confirmation, will not be treated as any acceptance of your request.
The online booking of the products and services made available through this website is subject to availability and solely at the discretion of Temples Darshan and/or its respective suppliers. A guest must ensure that all information provided by him while filling a booking form is correct. In order to inform the guest of any developments affecting his travel and for security reasons, we must have correct information about the guest on the record. If any or all of these contact details are not correctly given, we reserve the right to cancel the transaction at the risk and cost of the guest.
Payments can be made by Cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS or IMPS. Cheque/Demand Draft should be in favour of ‘Temples Darshan’ and guests must collect and verify duly filled booking form, Statement of account & receipt of payment.
Tour Price and Tour Registration amount
The registration amount paid at the time of booking is non-refundable and interest-free. Guests have to pay the full tour price as per the guidelines are given on the website www.templesdarshan.com and or communicated by the sales team.
If Guests books a tour 45 days prior to the departure date, then they must make a payment of the entire Tour Price while booking itself, and the Tour cannot be booked by paying only the registration amount.
Payments can be made online at www.templesdarshan.com by Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking or by Cheque/Demand Draft in favor of “Temples Darshan” We reserve all the rights to cancel your booking without notice if the payment is not cleared by the given date.
In case the guest make Tour payment by cheque and such cheque is dishonoured, a charge of ₹150 + 18% GST will be levied by the Company and borne by the guests immediately.
If the guest has booked the Tour online and paid the amount which is less than the Tour price, he shall receive a call/message to confirm the booking from our Travel Advisor. The guest needs to reconfirm and authenticate the information provided at the time of online booking. Company holds all rights to cancel the booking and forfeit the amount paid in case of any misleading and fraudulent information is provided by the guest.
Registration amount defer from tour to tour. For tours where air booking is required the registration amount will be higher of that compared to others tours
The Convenience charge of 0.5% shall be levied on the payments made using Credit Card, Debit Card and Online Transfer. It is the charge paid by Temples Darshan to the concerned bank for availing such facilities. It is a non-refundable charge.
The tour price are done at the start of the season any increase in Taxes, Fuel charge, YQ/YR Tax, Visa Fees thereafter will have to be borne by Guest.
Change in Itinerary:
All the rights to change the Itinerary before or after a guest books a tour are reserved by Temples Darshan.
All the Itinerary information given at the time of booking or mentioned on the website/ brochure is based on the information available at that time and is subject to change depending on other factors such as Airline, hotel, transport availability, etc.
Tour itinerary may change in case of force majeure conditions. Any additional charges, if applicable, are to be paid by the guest.
In case, we are aware of any changes sufficiently in advance, our team will notify the guest wherever applicable.
Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, sports events, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels/flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights or railway, closure of / restricted entry at a place of sightseeing, etc. can cause a change in Itinerary. Generally, during sports events or festivals, suggested hotels may not be available. Thus, you may have to stay in alternate hotels or hotels in other cities.
We reserve the right to change (addition/deletion or exchange) sightseeing places for the betterment of the tour program. We may detour to reach sightseeing places due to traffic conditions; roadblocks and that may vary the course of the itinerary.
Cancellation of the tour by Guest:
In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges for Domestic tours would be as follows:
45 days prior to arrival: 10% of the Tour / service cost
15 days prior to arrival: 25% of the Tour / service cost
07 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost
48 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund
Cancellation will attract cancellation charge as stated hereinabove which is calculated on Net Tour Price and varies as per the time duration between the cancellation date and the tour departure date. The cancellation charge will also differ tour wise / sector wise / category wise.
Temple Darshan is not liable to give any details or bifurcation of the cancellation charge.
Temples Darshan reserves the right to cancel and or re-schedule any tour under force majeure situations like natural calamity, epidemic, terrorist disturbance etc. considering the safety of the tourists. No refund, fully or partially will be applicable under any circumstance in such force majeure situations.
As refund is not applicable, Guest will be required to choose the next possible future date of the same tour.
Temples Darshan reserves the right to cancel and or re-schedule any tour under force majeure situations like epidemic, natural calamity, terrorist disturbance etc. considering the safety of the tourists.
Assumption of Risk
You accept and agree to assume all risk associated with the journeys and further agree to abide by the terms and conditions of Temples Darshan. as described herein and its brochures and publications. In the event of illness, accident, weather, political and other factors beyond their control, I will not hold Temples Darshan. and its agents, associates or employees responsible or liable for damages. I understand I am traveling at my own risk.
Release and Viaver fo Liability (Kailash Mansarovar Yatra)
In consideration of Temples Darshan. accepting your booking application and in consideration of you being permitted by Temples Darshan. to join the tour:
Note: Above terms and conditions are also based on Indian Pilgrims Service China (IPSC) and subject to change as the rules of CIPSC and Chinese Government.