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Travel Tours: H-C Travel

By MCN Staff -

Touring & travel

 01 July 2013 15:22

Your company name?
H-C Travel

Year established?
1994

Which countries do you operate in?
Adventure tours in India, Bhutan, Tibet, Australia and Costa Rica

What's your most popular tour?
Himalayan High Roads. We are also offering a 20th anniversary ‘Himalayan Mountains and Lakes’ invitation tour, and a ‘Ladies of Ladakh’ tour led by world adventurer Tiffany Coates, in summer 2014

What's included in the cost?
Royal Enfield motorcycle with insurance, fuel and unlimited mileage, good quality accommodation (no cheap hotels or hostels), including 1 night luxury tented camp, meals, soft drinks on tour, experienced local guide (working with us for 17 years), support/luggage vehicle, high altitude first aid kit, mechanic, tourbook, internal Indian flight, airport meet and greet, local tours and entrance fees. Flights stopovers and additional tours can easily be arranged

Do you have hire bikes available?
Yes, Royal Enfield 500 cc Bullet (current model, modified for the riding conditions)

Do you offer self guided tours?
No, road conditions can be highly dangerous for the unaware

Is travel/breakdown insurance compulsory?
Travel insurance is compulsory – we offer our own policy, www.bikerstravelinsurance.co.uk. Breakdown assistance is provided by our own mechanic

Do you need to have previous touring experience?
Yes, this tour crosses the World’s highest pass at over 5,600 m and riding conditions can be tricky

Are there any specific machine requirements? (cc, age, etc)
No, our Bullets are ideal for the job

Average speed/mileage covered each day?
Speed is slow and depends on road conditions. Average daily mileage c. 250 km/day, range 85-400 km

Can I bring a pillion?
Absolutely, share the fun

What are the deposit requirements/terms
£250 per motorbike to book your place, balance due 9 weeks before departure

Do you offer financial protection?
Yes, ATOL T7002, TTA membership T7861 for guaranteed financial protection of ALL of your holiday costs

Contact details
david.grist@hctravel.com, 01256 770775, www.hctravel.com