RFP Terms & Conditions- Tour Operator for International Study Tour to South Africa

Destination: Cape Town +Johannesburg/other cities

Stay: 6 Hotel Nights

Period: October Last Week/November First Week

Inclusions in Tour Cost:

  1. Visa Charges
  1. Tour Pune to Pune [ Pune-Mumbai-Pune AC Bus-Lunch dinner included]
  1. Return air fare for economy class
  1. Travel Insurance
  1. Government Taxes
  1. Rooms on Twin Sharing basis
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  1. Sight-seeing exclusively for the group
  1. Banquet hall for half day conferences on two days [Total 8 hours] with arrangements like projector, sound system, podium etc.
  1. Tour operator to accompany the group
  1. Entrance fee/ Show tickets
  1. Driver and Hotel tips
  1. Local conveyance in AC Bus
  1. Stay in 4 star and above category Hotel

Criteria for shortlisting of Tour Operators:-

  1. Tour Operator should have facilitated at least 300 tourists to South Africa through Group Tours* in last 10 years. The number of tours conducted shall also be mentioned.

  1. Tour Operator Registered with South African Tourism Board shall be preferred.

  1. Tour Operator should have an office either in Mumbai or Pune.

  1. Tour Operator shall make a presentation before the ICAI Pune Branch Committee/sub-Group overseeing the Tour to South Africa.

  1. At least one experienced representative of the Tour Operator shall accompany the group throughout the tour (Pune-South Africa-Pune).

  1. Tour Operator shall submit relevant documents like PAN , GST No. etc along with the proposal. If required, the shortlisted Tour Operator shall submit Financial statements of the entity.

*Tours with 20 or more tourists to be considered as Group Tour

Note: The Tour Cost shall be quoted per individual assuming 50 members in the group.

Timelines & modalities for submission of Proposal:

Tour Operators satisfying the conditions enumerated above, shall submit their detailed proposal by 5 P.M. on 12th August 2017 at:

ICAI Bhawan,

Plot No.8, Parshwanath Nagar,

CTS No. 333, Sr. No. 573,

Munjeri, Opp. Kale hospital,

Near Mahavir Electronics,


Pune 411 037

The proposal shall be in the sealed envelope, and with the following words appearing on the face of the envelope – “Proposal for International Study Tour 2017”

The proposals can be handed over to Mr. Deepak Korgaonkar at the address mentioned above.

The selection of the Tour Operator shall be made on the basis of technical evaluation of the proposals as also the financial quotes submitted.

The Pune Branch of ICAI reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions/ relax any of the conditions mentioned herein.