Terms and Conditions

When you book with Travelpath the following Terms and Conditions become part of your contract. By accessing, browsing or making a reservation through this website, you expressly accept these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and intend to be legally bound by them. To the extent any travel products and/or services are booked through your Travel Agent or in person at Travelpath or by phone with Travelpath, you agree that these Terms and Conditions apply to all transactions. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you do not accept all of these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the website or make any reservations through your Travel Agent or Travelpath.

Accuracy of Information

Travelpath makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and to the best of its knowledge all information is accurate at the time of publication. We try to ensure that the prices on the website are accurate, however errors do occur and we reserve the right to refuse to accept bookings at any price published in error. Updates are published on our website when new information is made available, however Travelpath cannot be responsible for any inaccuracies or omissions contained herein or for any third party publications or postings. Information contained should be verified directly with other available sources. We strongly recommend that you visit our website at www.travelpath.com for our most up-to-date Terms & Conditions.


These prices are dependent on a variety of variable factors including, but not limited to, fuel costs, rates of exchange and other factors. Should these costs increase Travelpath reserves the right to increase the price of any of our holiday products. In the event that any such increase is in excess of 7% (unless it is the result of an increase in government tax), you will be entitled to cancel your travel arrangements and receive a full refund. Commercially reasonable efforts will be made to advise you of any price increase at least 15 days prior to your departure date. All price increases may reflect administrative costs incurred.

Age Range

Travellers of all ages are welcome – our hike guides will help you determine which day hike is the best match for your ability. If you prefer not to hike, there will be lengthy waits on the bus most days.

Not Included

All costs for entry visas, passports, health certificates and items of a personal nature, e.g. laundry, meals not mentioned in itineraries, telephone calls, tips, alcoholic beverages, etc. are not included in the price of your holiday package.

Special Requests

Any hotel preferences such as room location, bed preferences, etc. must be requested at the time of booking. Any medical diets or known food allergies must be made known at time of booking. While Travelpath will attempt to accommodate special requests Travelpath will not be held responsible if such requests cannot be fulfilled.

Payment Policy

Travelpath accepts Interac transfers, MasterCard, Visa and American Express credit cards as forms of payment. Your authorization to use your credit card or Interac number to pay for travel services provided by Travelpath indicates your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions, whether or not you have actually signed credit card forms. Therefore, by providing your Travel Agent or Travelpath with authorization to use your credit card or Interac number to pay for your Travelpath travel services you are confirming that you will pay the total amount charged for those services to the card issuer according to your cardholder agreement. Simultaneously you are also acknowledging your acceptance of Travelpath’s Terms and Conditions.

Deposit & Balance of Payment

A $500 deposit per person is due at the time of reservation. Full and final payment must be received by Travelpath 60 days prior to departure, or immediately for reservations made 60 days or less before departure.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and fees are applied as noted below. Exceptions to this cancellation policy cannot be made for any reason, including personal emergencies, illness, or weather. Cancellations received on or before 91 days prior to the start of the trip: $100 per person. Cancellations received 90 to 61 days prior to the start of the trip: 25 percent loss of trip price. Cancellations received within 60 days of the start of the trip: 100 percent loss of trip price.

Tour Cancellations

Travelpath reserves the right to cancel any tour where the minimum number of four passengers is not reached by 60 days prior to departure. In such cases, you will be refunded in full of all monies paid.

Confirmation Kit

Upon receipt of your deposit, we will mail or e-mail you a confirmation kit that includes information on what to bring, how to prepare for your trip, travel directions, pre- and post-trip hotel suggestions, a detailed itinerary and suggested reading material. We also send a Waiver and Guest Information and Acknowledgement forms, which must be completed and returned no later than 90 days prior to the tour.

Trip Member Responsibility

As a trip member, your responsibility to Travelpath and to other tour members includes:

  •  Selecting a trip appropriate to your ability and interests
  •  Being sufficiently healthy and attaining the proper fitness level to undertake the trip
  •  Preparing for your trip by reading ALL of the pre-departure information sent to you by Travelpath
  •  Bringing along the appropriate clothing and equipment
  •  Acting in an appropriate and respectful manner in accordance with the customs, cultures, and laws of the regions visited.

Travelpath reserves the right to accept, retain, or decline any tour member at any time, for any reason. In such a case, a refund equal to the actual cost of the unused services is the limit of Travelpath’s responsibility.

Travel Documents

Travel documents for all Travelpath’s programs will not be released until Travelpath has received your full and final payment as per the requirements described elsewhere in these Terms & Conditions.


It is your responsibility to determine what documentation is required for travel to Canada. Travelpath will assume no responsibility whatsoever for passengers denied entry into Canada.

Baggage Handling

Your baggage will be transported for you between hotels. Baggage is limited to one medium and one small carry-on suitcase per person.

Departure Times

It is your responsibility to be at the meeting point with your luggage 30 minutes prior to departure. Travelpath does not accept responsibility for missed holiday time or any other additional expenses incurred by missing the tour departure. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance to provide you with coverage for unexpected developments of this nature.


Please be advised that room sizes and furnishings at small hotels and bed & breakfasts vary from room to room. While conditions may not always be the same as those at home, particularly with regards to electricity, water supplies and private toilet facilities, Travelpath’s staff and/or agents have inspected all of the hotels and bed & breakfasts described on this website to ensure acceptable standards. Many properties undergo routine maintenance and renovation both in the low and high seasons. If we are advised that significant work at your hotel will be in progress during your stay or any major facilities will not be available we will try to advise you prior to your departure.

Hotel Changes

If the accommodation reserved is not available for any reason, we reserve the right to substitute a hotel of a similar category. This section does not apply to a change in hotel that is a major change as referred to in the section “Travelpath’s Responsibility” or to a change of hotel, which occurs by reason of circumstances that are beyond our reasonable control. For the most up-to-date hotel descriptions please visit www.travelpath.com.

Service Concerns

Travelpath has taken great care in selecting the travel suppliers used and featured in this brochure. If you are concerned with the level of service or have any questions or issues that may arise during your hiking holiday please contact Travelpath so that we can work to ensure that you have an enjoyable holiday. We are toll free at 1-800-363-6211,  Mon-Fri 8:00am-6:00pm.

Refunds for Unused Travel Services

No refund is made for unused travel services or any portion thereof, nor is the price or value of unused travel services exchangeable for alternative arrangements. The day of departure is excluded when calculating cancellation or change fees. All cancellation fees will be calculated on the total amount of products and services purchased. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance to provide you with coverage for unexpected developments that may cause you to either cancel your holiday entirely or interrupt your vacation unexpectedly.

Travelpath’s Responsibility

On your behalf, Travelpath arranges with hotels, bus companies, hike guides and other independent suppliers to provide you with the services you have purchased. Travelpath exercises due care in selecting these companies and pays particular attention to their reputation and reliability. However, Travelpath does not control these suppliers and thus we cannot be held responsible for their performance or lack thereof. Therefore, Travelpath shall not be held responsible for any injury, loss or damage whether mental, emotional or physical howsoever sustained, resulting or arising from any error, omission or negligence of any company or person, agent, employee or sub-contractor supplying any of these services as part of your Travelpath holiday. Travelpath as the tour operator and/or its agents do not assume responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, costs or expense arising out of personal injury or death, loss of enjoyment, upset, disappointment, illness, distress or frustration whether physical, emotional or mental, resulting from or arising out of any of the following:

  • Any negligent act or omission by the transportation companies, coach operators, hotel/bed & breakfast properties or other suppliers or their personnel or any company or person.
  • Government actions, weather, equipment failure, labour disputes, sickness, theft or any other cause beyond our control.
  • Failure of the passenger to obtain the necessary documentation or meet the required health regulations in order to complete their travel arrangements.
  • Failure of the passenger to arrive at the meeting point within the time frame stipulated by Travelpath in these Terms and Conditions on the day of departure whether due to missed connections, adverse weather conditions, mechanical failures or any other reason whatsoever.
  • The need for us to change itineraries or substitute accommodation or services, provided that efforts are made to supply comparable services and accommodations available.
  • Cancellation of a tour by Travelpath, provided that full refund of all monies paid is made to the passenger.

While every effort has been undertaken to ensure accuracy, photographs, artist’s rendering and written descriptions appearing in Travelpath’s brochure and website or any associated website they are representational only and are not a guarantee that everything at the destinations will be exactly as depicted.

Act of God/Force Majeure

Travelpath and/or its suppliers cannot assume liability for any loss, damage or injury of any nature in whole or in part resulting from an Act of God or any other Force Majeure condition including without limitation: fire, volcanic eruption, environmental pollution or contamination, inclement weather, earthquake, flood, water or power shortages or failures, tropical storms or hurricanes, riots or civil commotions or disturbances and any other acts of similar nature, sabotage, arrests, strikes or other labour disruptions, restraints of rulers or peoples, expropriations, acts of terrorism, war, insurrection, quarantine restrictions, government health advisories or warnings or alerts of any kind or nature, government seizures, refusal or cancellation or suspension or delay of any government authority or any license, permit or authorization, damages to its facilities in Canada, or any other factor unforeseen by Travelpath that impacts negatively on or hampers its ability to fulfill any of its contractual conditions. In the event that any of these conditions apply, Travelpath shall be excused, discharged or released from its performance to the extent such performance is so limited or prevented, without liability of any kind.

Limitation of Travelpath’s Liability

Travelpath’s liability for any loss, damage or injury, whether to property, physical or mental, arising from its own acts, omissions or negligence, is limited to the amount you paid to Travelpath for the services with respect to which you are claiming.

Indemnification of Travelpath

The passenger agrees to indemnify and save harmless Travelpath against any liability, actions (including legal fees), claims, losses, costs and damages, which Travelpath may incur, sustain or pay arising out of or in connection with the passenger’s negligent or intentional act or omission, in relation to any incident alleged to have occurred in destination and/or in relation to services provided by Travelpath.


These Terms and Conditions are binding upon all members of the passenger’s family, dependants, estate, heirs, successors and legal personal representatives.


Your contract with Travelpath is governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. Further, any claim or action arising out of or relating to your vacation may be filed only in the courts of Ontario and you agree to attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.


If any term or condition or any portion hereof is held invalid or unenforceable, the remaining portions of these Terms and Conditions will remain in full force and effect, and, if possible, the portion(s) found unenforceable will be construed in a manner consistent with the remaining portions.


By making a reservation to purchase a holiday product from Travelpath you, the passenger, hereby acknowledge that you have read and accept the Terms and Conditions contained herein.


These Terms and Conditions are valid for bookings made between October 2014 and December 2015.