The Festival Delegate Package with accommodation includes :
Hotel room (Single/double as per booking).
All three meals
Transport between festival venues and hotels
Gifts and souvenirs
Do note that the Festival is a SMOKE-FREE ZONE and also in keeping with the sanctity of the holy ghats, alcohol is strictly prohibited. Therefore, cigarettes and alcohol will not be available at any festival venue.
The rooms and packages once booked are non-transferable.
On cancellation by or before the 30th of August, a refund of 50% will be granted.
On cancellation post 30th of August, no refund will be granted.
If one person backs out of the package, he/she will be refunded the single person's Festival fare, i.e. INR 13000 or 25000 per person (as per reservation). Refunds can be done only until 30th September, after which no refunds can be made.
No refund will be made on the hotel room should one person in a double-occupancy booking not show up at the Festival. Notification for hotel cancellation needs to be conveyed on or before 30th August..
Accommodation rates are standard across all hotels for both single/double occupancy.
Even though the heritage walks are part of the package, it is important that all delegates register for the walks in advance due to limitations in numbers.
The ghats will have at least a minimum of 30 to maximum of 100 steps
For people of age 60 and above, or anybody with any health conditions kindly note there will be a lot of walking and climbing these steps etc during the festival.
Your delegate package is valid for the entire day only on 23rd and 24th, in case where people have bought both the days, your package validity starts from 22nd evening, with the opening reception and dinner, therefore, meal arrangements during the 22nd day/afternoon will have to be made by yourself.