Hotels and meals are not included in Kashgar. These are a relatively minimal expense. For more information, please click here.
Also not included are: International flights, personal clothing and equipment (sleeping bag, boots, ice axe, etc.), personal sherpas, visas, vaccinations, health, travel and rescue insurance, snack-energy food, gratuities, drinks on the road or in town, expenses of a personal nature, changes to the pre-planned itinerary (such as early departure), and expenses while traveling away from the group or leader. Not included are unexpected expenses, such as expenses due to emergencies, rescues, weather, political situations, transport delays, etc.