Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. When is the best time to visit Poland?
In Poland you can experience four seasons. You can experience snow and winter sports from the end of November till half of February. Those who love sunbathing can pick the summer season dring June, July & August. But if you are looking for relaxing in pleasant 15 °C to 20 °C temperatures choose Autumn (September-October) or Spring (March -May) to enjoy fine weather & colourful landscapes.
Q2. Does one require a long visit to experience Poland?
Although it would take several weeks to cover all of Poland, there are many ways to experience the diversity of the country in a short visit.
Eight days is a good starting point for a visit to Poland or even if you are adding a few days of vacation to a business trip you can experience various facets of the country.
Q3. Is there much to do in Poland?
Poland offers a wealth of activities- from action packed adventures and indulgent relaxation to family friendly activities. Travelers can hike through forests, kayak in sparkling rivers, experience the local culture, sample local delights, drinks, visit places that have a lot of stories to share and more…….
Q4. Is Poland expensive?
Travellers from many parts of the world will find Poland to be a good value for money destination. It is one of the Schengen countries but does not use the Euro as the major currency at present, but this could change..
Q5. What type of food can travelers expect?
Poland is a place with great influence from many other European and non-European countries. You can find here a great choice of Italian, French, Indian, German, Turkish cuisines. Vegetarianism is one of the top trends, so don’t hesitate to try some local vegan food.
Q6. Can travelers drive in Poland?
If you would like to rent a car during your stay in Poland you need to get used to driving on the right-side of the road (driving in Poland is not on the left hand side of the road as in India). If this is not a great challenge you can easily rent a car and discover Poland in a very unique way because some of the best attractions are located deep within the countryside.
Q7. Where can you experience Adventure Sports in Poland?
Adventure activities are found all over Poland. Starting with sailing and surfing in Masuria Lake district in the northern part of Poland to rafting on the Dunajec River in the Tatra Mountains. In bigger cities as well there is plenty to do like cycling, kayaking, bungee jumping, parachuting, horse riding and more…
Q8. Where can you experience a Christian sanctuary other than Jasna Gora in Poland?
If you are looking for more you can always visit Lichen, Swieta Lipka, Wadowice or Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Even visitors from neighboring countries, come to visit these sanctuaries.
NAMASTE TOURISM – FAQ’S
Q1. Why is a customized holiday better than travelling in a group?
a) You can set your own pace of travel and include the sights that you are seeing and exclude those that you wish to avoid.
b) Whilst travelling in a group , you are with strangers who you may meet for the first time and you are compelled to see all sights included and cannot increase or reduce the time at any location as you have to follow a fixed schedule.
Q2. What is the difference between SIC and private transfers?
a) SIC – Seat in Coach basis, where on arrival at your destination, you will be transferred to your hotel by a coach i.e. along with several other people in a group. There could be delays due to flight arrivals in your transfers.
b) Private Transfers, where you will be transferred to your hotel in your own vehicle without sharing the transport with anyone.
Q3. After reservation what type of confirmed documents will the customer receive?
a) You will receive a confirmed Travel Program which includes the itinerary with hotel details and our office/guide contact information along with the hotel vouchers.
b) You will also receive e-tickets if you are booking flights with us.
c) Any other tickets will be waiting at the hotel reception or will be given by our partners at the destination.
Q4. Is there any minimum number of days before travel to book with Namaste Tourism?
There should be a minimum 4 to 6 weeks before actual date of travel if you wish to book with us. For special events and peak seasons, it is recommended that you book atleast 3 to 6 months in advance to get the best deals on flights as well as accommodation. Last minute bookings are subject to availability and may also work out relatively expensive.
Q5. Does the company provide Visa and Airfare services?
Yes, we do help in Visa processing and airline ticket bookings as part of the tour programme.
Q6. Is there any amount of deposit that needs to be paid in order to book with Namaste Tourism?
A minimum of 30% deposit needs to be paid to initiate the booking process and once confirmed, the balance has to be paid immediately or as per our standard terms and conditions of booking. In case of events or peak season bookings,100% payment may be necessary at the time of booking.
Q7. Is there a possibility to customize my travel plan?
Yes, Namaste Tourism specializes in customized holidays and that is our USP.