Frequently Asked Questions
How long is the 2020 Awakened World Global Pilgrimage trip?
We undertake the pilgrimage over the course of 32 days. We will depart from LAX, Los Angeles, California, USA on May 08,2020 and return to LAX on June 10, 2020.
How much does the 2020 Awakened World Global Pilgrimage cost?
The land portion of the trip is US$19,760 per person, including double occupancy accommodation, meals, site visits,teachings and teaching guides. Private rooms are also available for an additional fee. Air travel costs is US$ 4,990 economy fare. Business Class and First Class are also available which we can discuss during your application process. For further information about fees and exclusions see our pricing and payment information.
When do Early Bird Tickets for the Pilgrimage close?
We offer Early Bird Special with a $1,000 discount for registrations processed by November 15, 2019.
What if I change my mind?
If you need to cancel your reservation before December 05, 2019*, a non-refundable deposit of $1,500 will be retained as a processing fee. The cancellation notice must be submitted by email to Laurie Dean – [email protected]. *Cancelling after December 05, 2019 will incur additional penalties. For further information see our cancellation policy.
Are all costs included in my tickets?
The trip cost includes: tour escort for duration of trip; tips/gratuities to local guides and porters (excluding Kora); all accommodation, meals, tours and transportation as noted, including regional/domestic flights; emergency medical and evacuation Insurance. For further information about fees and exclusions see our pricing and payment information.
How can I best mentally and physically prepare for this Pilgrimage?
The trip covers many different climate and altitudes, and it is essential that you consult with your doctor to make sure that you are physically fit for this trip. As we will be receiving many teachings by Dawa and practicing meditation as well as being immersed in various and diverse cultures, having an open mind and heart to receive all that the trip offers is the best way to fully benefit from the pilgrimage.
Can I join the group for part of the pilgrimage?
No, this is an around the world pilgrimage, and participation in the entire pilgrimage is essential. Dawa creates a closed container for our group, coming in or leaving in the middle of the trip diffuses the energy of the group.
Can I pay by check?
Yes, please contact Laurie Dean - [email protected] for further information.
Can I upgrade to business class?
Yes, there will be an additional charge of $6,650 to the economy airfare or total of $11,540.
What happens if I get sick?
The trip cost includes Emergency Medical and Evacuation Insurance. You are encouraged to check with your Medical Insurance Company if you would need additional coverage.
Do I need to have Travel Insurance?
We strongly recommend that each traveler enroll in Travel and Medical Insurance to protect from unforeseen cancellation, disruption of the trip or medical expenses while on the trip. Group insurance options will be provided after registration.