Terms and Conditions


Cost Includes: All accommodations (double occupancy) in hotels per itinerary, meals listed per itinerary, transportation during tour, excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees, special access permits, taxes and service charges, and services of our tour leaders and local experts.

Not included: Airfare before or after the trip, extensions, passport, visa, immigration fees, meals not indicated, travel insurance, items of personal nature (email, DVD, laundry, excess baggage charges, etc.), any extras resulting from ordering food a la carte or through room service, tips to hotel personnel, drivers and local tour escorts.

Reservations: To reserve your place, an advance payment of $495 is required at the time of reservation. Payment is accepted by credit card* or transfer. Receipt of your initial payment indicates your acceptance of our complete Terms and Conditions. *Credit Card payment service fee 3.5%

Final Payment: Due no later than 45 days prior to departure.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that the traveler purchase travel insurance covering lost of damaged baggage, medical needs, trip cancellation and certain travel-related accidents. Contact us for further information.

Cancellations and Refunds: Requests received in writing 90 days or more before departure are subject to an administrative fee of USD$250 per person. Within 90 days of departure, a cancellation fee (USD $495) equal to the advance payment fee will apply to all programs/payment. No refund is possible for cancellations received 44 days or less prior to the commencement of the tour, and there is no refund for no-shows.

Refunds: All arrangements are on an inclusive basis; hence no refund can be considered for any absence from the tour or for any unused meals or services.


Responsibility: Andes Trail Adventures acts only as agents for the hotels, airlines, bus companies, railroads, ship lines, or owners or contractors providing accommodations, transportation or other services. All coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts and tickets issued by Andes Trail Adventures are issued subject to any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any accommodations, transportation or any other service whatsoever are provided by such hotels, airlines, bus companies, railroads, ship lines or owners or contractors or by persons in their employ. By the acceptance of tour package and/or such tours, exchange orders, receipts, contacts and tickets, the tour member agrees that Andes Trail Adventures, nor any of its affiliates or subsidiaries shall be or become liable or responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodations, transportation, or other service, resulting directly or indirectly from any acts of God, natural disasters from sea, fire, breakdown of machinery, or equipment, acts of government or other authorities, de jure or de facts wars, whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical or custom regulations, defaults, delays, or cancelations of or changes in itinerary or schedules, or from any causes beyond Andes Trail Adventures control, or from any or loss or damage resulting from insufficient or improperly used passports, visas or other documents, and that Andes Trail Adventures, nor any of its affiliates or subsidiaries shall be or become liable or responsible for any additional expenses or liability sustained or incurred by the tour member as a result of any of the foregoing causes. Andes Trail Adventures reserves the rights to decline, accept or retain any person as a tour passenger should such a person’s health, mental condition, physical infirmity, self-conduct, or general deportment impede the operation of the tour or the rights, welfare or enjoyment of other tour passengers.

The right is reserved to substitute or change hotels, and alter the itinerary or reverse the places to be visited as situations warrant. A refund of unused land tour services is the limit of Andes Trail Adventures’ liability. The right is reserved to cancel the tour prior to departure. Andes Trail Adventures is not responsible or liable for defaults of those persons/companies not directly under control of Andes Trail Adventures.

The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or events during the time passengers are not on board their planes. The passenger contact in use by the airlines concerned when issued, shall constitute the sole contact between the airlines and purchasers of these tours and/or passengers.