FAQ 4X4 JEEP SAFARI !


 
a) QUE : North India 4x4 programme is for 13 Nights / 14 Days, Can it be tailor made to meet individual needs or requirements ?
ANS: Being it fixed date arrival it can’t be changed or reduced in numbers of days in operation. The reason being, all locations, sights envisaged and the length of this tour adequately require this much duration to enjoy this self drive tour to the maximum.
b) QUE : As DIVA – 4x4india (self-drive tours / 4x4 jeep safari) is a new product, concerning your company doesn’t have expertise organizing such trips. So, how it satisfies our issues and concerns related to quality services and reliability, if I / we book the tour ?
ANS: We are offering this self drive tour format which is essentially a unique concept of touring in India and it all set to gain & flourish in it’s segment. Our Senior team members have toured and done recce on this routing, at all important locations (Stop-overs, towns and cities) and as per their valuable inputs this programme has been prepared. We have carefully taken notes on all safety measures & materials which will be provided and adhered to while on tour. For reviews on this routing, one can refer to various expeditions which were successfully completed in recent past.

The safety measures which will be followed, which are included in the tour price as follows : -

• Wireless for co-ordination with support team • Long range fuel tanks (70 Liters)
• Wheel brace • Vehicle documents
• Vehicle handbook • Garmin Sat Navigation with Tracks
• Two batteries /split charge system • Fire extinguisher
• Roller draws • Spade & Axe
• Tyre pressure gauge • Tow rope or strap
• Tyre pump • Pair of warning triangles
• Pajero Jack • Vehicle awning
• Support driver in every vehicle

ON REQUEST AT NO CHARGE

Winch 9.5 Tons capacity in Support Jeep
•High Lift Jack (you need how to use this safely)
•Second spare wheel (adds weight and uses space)

Our vehicles are extremely well-equipped with safety equipment and our service includes the following:

• Detailed daily itinerary with estimated drive times and Comprehensive trip manual and maps
• Fully equipped Safari Drive 4x4 vehicle with full long range fuel tanks
• In-country back-up and medical air rescue
• Free mobile connection in each vehicle and Use of GPS global positioning system (if required)
• First Aid kit / Tinned and dried food starter / Water containers/bottles / beverages
• Vehicle equipment – spare tyres, tools, sand ladders, tow ropes etc. Oxygen cylinder - on request
c) QUE: How good or bad are the road / driving conditions, and what about the driver which accompanies us ?
ANS: Tour on this routing can be done only in Summer season in North India which are Mid of May to September end. Rest of the months due to rainfall, landslides and heavy snowfall all major roads on high mountainous settings are closed. Although, these roads are repaired in good months to be motor able, but still there will be some stretches where the tar will not be visible, so one needs to cautious and observe drive at low speed and test the ruggedness of our 4x4 SUV’s. The driver accompanying you are experienced one’s and have required skill sets to drive safely.
d) QUE : How to make payment to book this tour ? and what amount of money is needed to pay as advance payment ?
ANS: We insist on deposit of 40% of the total tour cost to be sent to us as soon as your travel date has been finalized. This is an authorization for us to go ahead with the reservations. We require this much of amount to reserve the rooms in hotels, to buy train & air tickets. The balance 60 % has to be settled 15 days prior to your arrival in India. The money can be paid through a wire transfer to our bank account, vide a banker’s cheque or a demand draft etc.
e) QUE: As I / we have studied or are aware about the conditions prevailing in North provinces in India, what if some land slide occurs and we are stuck with-out any hotel / stop-over point nearby on the tour ?
ANS: This tour is based on high altitude terrain roads which makes for the essence of adventure, thrill and the uncertainties one can face at any given point of time due to some un-eventful happenings. We have devised our tour in a manner if in case of a major road blockage due to landslide or rains, one can retrace to starting point hotel during that day, in this case customers will have to pay for the extra running and night accommodation which will add on the tour length and cost.
f) QUE: Can I / we have accompanying tour escort during the tour ?
ANS: It depends on the request, which we can provide at a extra cost (supplement).
g) Where can I apply for an Indian Visa?
ANS: You are requested to get in touch with the nearest Indian Embassy/ Commission who will appraise you with the other formalities required.