terms & condition

About Karakoram Tours Pakistan

Karakoram Tours Pakistan is  a leading Tour Operating company having 14 year experience in mostly Mountaineering,trekking,and tours to all over in Pakistan.

Our mission is positive example for Pakistan trekking companies. Our main Objectives is to maintain an economically competitive company that takes a small margin of profit in order to provide well wide working conditions and benefits for staffs & Local people we visit, socially progressive services and positive experience for host & clients, environmentally & culturally awareness and respect sustainable business practices 

Social Responsibilities:

Better working conditions and basic human rights of the porters and staffs.
Providing more facilities for staff and improving its staff's skills & working conditions, a safe working environment and reasonable salary and daily wages are guaranteed.
In order to carry out our commitment for improving the livelihood of the poor, Karakoram Tours Pakistan will give a portion of its profits to support social projects, in particular helping poor & lower cast children to go schools is one of our main targets.
It is always our pleasure to provide the best service for our clients. Besides our team is just like a big family, we are very much concerned about working staff as a team. Please feel free to contact us for any information regarding travel in Pakistan.

Our Services:

Karakoram Tours Pakistan can offer you personal and efficient services. Multi-lingual and experienced guides are trained in Eco-friendly trekking behavior. City tours by knowledgeable tour guides within the valley are available. Our service include Trekking, Mountaineering culture tours, Jeep safari tours White-water Rafting, and communication service and much more.
Our full camping trek services include an English speaking guide, cook, and camp staff, all camping and kitchen equipment, all meals on trek, and local porters to carry your gear.  All staff and local porters are insured against accidents and medical ailment.
Our local lodge budget treks make trekking affordable.  Our special rates include the lodge accommodation, foods, transfers, services of an English-speaking Guide and local porters, their wages, meals, and insurance. The local knowledge of your Guide - names of peaks, details of local lifestyle, culture and traditions, and finding lodges that are to your taste add value to your trek.

Trip Booking Terms & Conditions:

All the Travelers must agree following “Terms & Conditions” before booking any trip with Karakoram Tours Pakistan. We are Pakistan  adventure  base company and fully licensed and registered in various department of Government of Pakistan.
Guest Agreement And Declaration
Trekking  , walking  & mountaineering in remote parts of this Mountain area  carries an inherent  risk due to the weather cause injury and death, this is beyond our control. Always we do our best  to reduce any risks and hazards to our capacity.
Please read the following booking conditions very carefully:

Terms & Conditions

1. The term "trip" used in these web site and booking conditions refers to all itineraries described on this website including those which might otherwise be known as walking, tours, treks, trips, sightseeing, climbing, mountaineering, expeditions or holidays. 20% of the total amount, refundable booking deposit is required for every trip booking per person. Booking deposit can be made by bank transfer.
2.The balance will be made up on your arrived in Islamabad Pakistan.. Final trip documentation will be released upon full trip payment. 
3. If you cancel your trip that you will deduct the cost of documentations out of your deposit as cancelled reservations. The date of trip cancellation is the date on which the written cancellation is received by Karakoram Tours Pakistan. The loss of monies paid is as follows, per person:
4. 60 days or more prior to trip departure Deduction the documentation cost from deposit. 7 days before trip depart- Loss of full payment.
5.No refunds will be made if you voluntarily leave a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. Refunds will be at the discretion of Karakoram Tours Pakistan if you are involuntarily forced to leave a trip for any reason. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transport, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized. Please note that these conditions are subject to change.
6. If Karakoram Tours Pakistan cancels a departure which is guaranteed to run we will refund the trip price, plus you are entitled to take an alternative trip of the same value without charge. A provision to this We reserves the right to cancel any trip, including a guaranteed trip, prior to departure due to reasons beyond its' control. In such a case, Karakoram Tours Pakistan will refund the trip price only.
7. All amendment and cancellation fees apply according to your program. A cancellation of a trip constitutes a cancellation as per above. If you wish to change your booking in any way, the following fees will apply.

8. If the booking amendment request is received by Karakoram Tours Pakistan 60 days or more prior to your original trip departure - US$150.00 per person if the booking amendment request is received by us than less than 60 days to your original trip departure charges as per cancellation fees. If there has been any change in the price of the trip you change your booking to, from the time of your original booking to the time of the amendment, the new trip price will apply to the reservation. These fees are in addition to any charges levied by hotels, and other suppliers to Karakoram Tours Pakistan.
9. Changes to any other arrangements made in conjunction with your trip booking Amendments to any other arrangements made in conjunction with your trip reservation will incur an administration fee of US$25.00 per booking per change. This fee is in addition to any charges levied by hotels, ground operators or airlines. It may not be possible to make any amendments to your booking within 10 days of departure. Fees for late changes will vary from a minimum of US$150.00 upward per booking, if the change can be made.
10. You must carry a valid passport and have obtained the appropriate visas when traveling with us. Please ensure your passport is valid for 6 months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the correct visas for the countries you are traveling to. We cannot accept responsibility if you are refused entry to a country or places because you lack the correct visa documentation.
11. When booking on a with us for any kind of trip you understand that Karakoram Tours Pakistan runs adventure trips, where accommodation, transport, safety, hygiene, telecommunication facilities, level of infrastructure development and medical facilities are not the same that you are used to at home, or would find on a conventional holiday. This type of holiday inherently involves a high level of personal risk, which you agree to fully assume.
12. You understand that during the course of the trip certain events may occur, including, but not limited to, accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities, political instability and the forces of nature. You agree to assume all risks associated with the journey to the maximum extent permitted by Pakistani law.
13. You acknowledge that travel on a Karakoram Tours trip requires a degree of flexibility, and understand that the trip route, accommodation and modes of transport are subject to change without prior notice due to local circumstances.
14. Should Karakoram Tours Pakistan deem it advisable to amend an itinerary for any reason, it may do so by shortening, varying or re-routing any trip. These changes are binding and additional expenses will be charged to you if the reason for any alteration is outside of our control.
15. While traveling with us you agree to accept the authority of the trip leader or local operator at all times. You are aware that travel within a group may involve compromise to accommodate the diverse desires and physical abilities of group members. You understand that we reserve the right to decline, accept, or retain any person as a member of the group at any time.
16. No employee, representative or agent of other then company head or director to vary these conditions. This agreement is governed by the laws of the Government of Pakistan.
17. Please refer to the Trip Inclusions page along with the itinerary for each trip. We have included from airport to airport or just trip inclusion. You will be clear on each trip's Inclusion Page. Most of the Trip prices do not include the following:

The service include as follows:

  • Well come receptions from Air port and transfer to Hotel.
  • Good quality accommodation in Islamabad, Chilas, Skardu, Gilgit, Hunza.
  • Internal transport by private vehicle as described.
  • To help for visa process, by sending invitation letter to concerned Embassy.
  • Expedition services including guides, cooks, porters, two person tents, insulated mats, cooking and eating utensils, mess tent with table and stools.
  • 25kgs porter age of personal gear on trek.
  • Restricted area permit.
  • Safety equipment including expedition medical kit and portable high altitude chamber.
  • All trekking and permit fees.
  • Porter's insurance.

Not includes as follows:

  • Personal travel insurance both Emergency medical and evacuation. 
  • Visa, passport and vaccination charges.
  • International flight to/from Pakistan and to our destinations of operation, and departure airport taxes to the respective countries.
  • Extra meals, transport costs, accommodation costs, Soft Drinks and other expenses not included in the itinerary.
  • Laundry, postage, Personal clothing (unless provided in itinerary), medical expense and items of a personal nature 
  • Helly copter rescue service in case of emergency/contingency for members.
  • Liaisons officer, and High Altitude Porters.
  • High Altitude porters cost: wages, allowance, foods, and any other expense related to them.
  • EPI Gas Cartridges, Oxygen Bottle.
  • Phone Calls and Walky-Talky service.
  • Extra wages of member personals more than mentioned in our service packages.
  • Tips for all management.
  • Your trip cost does include transfer to and from the destination airport(s). We will pick you up from the Islamabad /Lahore /airport or the destination. Prior to your departure your meeting point will be at specified hotels in Islamabad unless otherwise specified.