The Small Print

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Although we have not had any difficulties with any of our programs it is wise to spell out the terms of travel for all parties.The following form the express terms between you and The Centre for Social Response (CSR) in relation to the Social Enterprise Program. Other terms, expressed or implied, may also apply. These terms may not be waived or varied by you. Also, they may only be waived or varied by CSR expressly in writing. These terms are in addition to any terms of any contract between you and any other party that agrees to provide services relating to your travel.


The balance of payment must be received from you by CSR no later than July 31st 2015. Failure to make payment when due may, at our option, be deemed a cancellation by you and we reserve the right to retain the deposit you have paid.


All cancellations must be made to CSR in writing, signed by you or by email to CSR. Cancellations after full payment has been made will not attract a refund of the fixed cost component of the program, however your travel insurance may cover this. See refund policy.


For this group travel you must take out travel insurance. You undertake the travel through CSR solely at your own risk. You expressly agree to indemnify CSR and its servants and agents and to keep each of them indemnified against any cost or expenses incurred or threatened to be incurred as a result of any costs, damages, expenses, loss or proceedings suffered or brought by yourself as a result of any act or omission whatsoever by any third party (whether referred to in these terms or not).


Excess baggage charges are your responsibility.


The basis of accommodation provided is as far as possible, in twin-bedded rooms. Accommodation is in modest, comfortable hotels, guesthouses or training centres. In some instances accommodation with local organisations is arranged.


A valid passport with a minimum of 6 months validity is required for overseas travel. If you do not hold an Australian passport, a valid re-entry visa is required. A visa for India is required.


You will need to be fit and healthy. CSR will need to be assured that any pre-existing illnesses of any member will not compromise the smooth running of this program. We may require a “Certificate of Fitness” from a medical practitioner. The right is reserved to refuse to accept any person, or to terminate any person’s participation in the program at our discretion at any time prior to and during the course of the program on medical grounds.


International air tickets, Visa costs, Museum or Tourist sites entry fees, alcohol, some meals during free time, laundry, passport, travel insurance, excess baggage, personal sightseeing tours and all other items of a personal nature are not included in the cost.


Every effort will be made to operate the program as advised. However, we may be required to alter the itinerary in response to changes in local circumstances. We further reserve the right to withdraw any part of the program or to make such alterations to the itinerary, as we deem necessary or desirable in the event of delays or events beyond our control, for example airlines changes or extreme weather conditions. In the event of any changes made, we will give you, or arrange for you to be given, notice thereof including any consequent change in price.


20061118 Rickshaw, PuneTravelling through remote areas and undertaking such programs may entail risks and dangers. These activities include, but are not necessarily limited to, hazards of travelling, accidents or illness sustained in remote places without adequate medical facilities, travelling by air, automobile, bus or other conveyance. You should be aware that although reasonable precautions are taken to guard against such dangers, your safety cannot be guaranteed and CSR assumes no legal responsibility for your safety.


CSR shall have no liability to you in contract or in tort for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by force majeure or other events over which it has no control or rights, including without limitation or rights, civil strife, terrorist activity, weather conditions, fire, flood, drought, industrial disputes, unusually severe weather, acts of God, acts of government, cancellation of travel.


CSR purchases transportation, accommodation and other services from independent suppliers who are not affiliated with CSR in any way. CSR endeavours to choose the most appropriate local suppliers available. However we have no right to control their operations and accordingly shall not be responsible in any way for day to day problems resulting from the booking, or any other loss, damage, delay, inconvenience or injury to persons or property or any loss howsoever arising, unless it is a direct result of negligence on our part or on the part of our employees. In any event, any liability on our part shall be limited to a maximum of the travel cost subject to these conditions.

Snap Shot Itinerary

  • Chennai
  • Auroville
  • Mumbai
  • Jaipur
  • Delhi
  • Optional Taj Mahal Tour







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