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Glorious Assam 7D/6N

Assam, Guwahati
INR 15,361.00
Holiday Overview

Guwahati which is fondly known as the 'Scotland of the East' and is the capital of Meghalaya. The largest and most cosmopolitan city in the region, Guwahati serves as the starting block for most northeastern itineraries. It is the capital of Assam and lies between the banks of the Brahmaputra river and the foothills of the Shillong plateau. Also explore the land of the wild at the Kaziranga National Park which is also referred to as the home of the "One Horned Rhinoceros". Take a joyful ride on the elephant back and spot animals like Rhinos, Hogs Deers, Swamp Deer and Wild Buffalos. If you are lucky you will get to view the exotic tigers in their natural habitat.

START POINT GUWAHATI
END POINT GUWAHATI
TRIP GRADE RELAXED
Holiday Highlights
  • Visit the Kaziranga National Park
  • Explore Majuli, Dakhinpat Satra, Bengenaati Satra, Shamaguri Satra and Garamurh Satra
  • Visit Tea-Garden
  • Visit Kamakhya Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Nabagraha Temple, Assam State Museum, State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, Regional Science Centre and Sukreswar Temple
Getting There
By Air

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, also known as Guwahati International Airport, is the major airport in all of North East India. The airport is well connected with all the major cities. The airport is about 20 kilometres west of the city centre.

By Rail

Guwahati Junction is the major railway station of Guwahati. Guwahati is well connected with all the major cities of the country through rails.

By Road

Guwahati is very well connected with the adjoining cities and states through bus services. The three nodal points of Adabari, Paltan Bazar and ISBT Guwahati provide bus services to towns and cities in Assam and adjoining states.


Day 1
Guwahati Airport / Rly Station–Kaziranga National Park (220Kms/05Hrs)

On arrival at Guwahati Airport / Railway Station you will be greeted by our Local Representative who will transfer you to Kaziranga National Park, the home of “One Horned Rhinoceros”, Check in at your hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.

Meals - No meals
Day 2
Kaziranga National Park

Early morning explore any one zone of Kaziranga National Park on back of Elephant. Apart from the Rhino, other species found are Hog Deer, Swamp Deer, Wild Buffalo, Elephants and if you are lucky then tiger also. It is also home to pelicans, storks and darters as there are a number of water bodies inside the Park. Return to the resort for breakfast. In the afternoon enjoy jeep safari through the National Park. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay at Kaziranga.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 3
Kaziranga–Majuli (97Kms 2 Hrs drive, 1 ½ Hrs Ferry Ride)

After breakfast proceed for Majuli is the largest fresh water mid-river deltoid island in the world. Initially be driven upto Nimatighat and then cross mighty Brahmaputra River by local ferry to reach Majuli. Arrive and check in the traditionally built cottages. In the afternoon explore Majuli, Dakhinpat Satra, Bengenaati Satra, Shamaguri Satra and Garamurh Satra collectively known as Satras - the birth place of Vaishnavite culture in Assam. Also visit the Missing tribal villages. In the evening visit nearby sand beach in Brahmaputra to witness the sunset. Overnight stay at Majuli.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 4
Majuli–Jorhat (Approx 1 ½ hrs Ferry Ride 20Kms / 1Hr drive)

After breakfast go for visit Pottery village and Mask making village. The masks of Majuli have uniqueness. These are made of clay, bamboo, cloth etc. Despite the size of the masks these are quite light in weight. Masks are made on all the characters of the Mahabharata, Ramayana, and Puranas. Later in the day get transferred to Jorhat. Again you would be crossing the mighty Brahmaputra River by Ferry. After reaching Nimatighat get driven to Jorhat. Arrive & check in to the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Jorhat.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 5
Jorhat-Guwahati (Approx 306Kms / 7Hrs)

After breakfast visit Tea-Garden & local market. Later drive to Guwahati. Arrive and check in at hotel. In the evening visit 'Kalakshetra', a place where Assamese history and culture is presented through Light and sound show. Return to hotel. Overnight stay at Guwahati.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 6
Guwahati Local Sightseeing

After breakfast out to visit Kamakhya Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Nabagraha Temple, Assam State Museum, State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, Regional Science Centre and Sukreswar Temple (The 6th Jyotirlinga of Shiva). Afternoon we suggest an optional tour of Golden sunset cruise on the Brahmaputra (Direct Payment by own). Overnight stay at Guwahati.

Meals - Breakfast
Day 7
Hotel–Guwahati Airport / Rly Station

After breakfast check out from hotel & transfer to Guwahati Airport / Railway Station for your onward journey.

Meals - Breakfast
Dates
Tour Validity Valid From Valid Upto
Validity 01/06/2017 31/12/2018
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Prices
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Accommodation Options
Destination Standard Deluxe Super Deluxe Luxury
Kaziranga
  • Budget Hotel
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • 3 Star Deluxe Hotel
  • 4 Star Hotel
Johrat/Majuli
  • Budget Hotel
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • 3 Star Deluxe Hotel
  • 4 Star Hotel
Guwahati
  • Budget Hotel
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • 3 Star Deluxe Hotel
  • 4 Star Hotel
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Whats Included
  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • Accommodation in well appointed rooms
  • Welcome drink on arrival at Hotel
  • Meals inclusive of Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • All transportation by Indigo/similar car for 02 -03 Pax & Xylo/Innova/similar for 04-06 Pax
  • All Sightseeing & Transportation as per the Itinerary, inclusive of all toll, taxes and driver allowances
Whats Excluded
  • Air fare / train fare.
  • Guide, camera charges & Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as meals, tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, Insurance etc.
  • Supplement will be applicable for Single occupancy.
  • Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
  • Govt. Service tax @ 9% will be applicable on the total bill.
Important Information
  • If there is any early / midnight arrival at Guwahati railway station, we suggest the guest, considering their security that they should stay back at the station. Our representative will meet and arrange their transfers at 6:00 a.m.
  • In unavoidable circumstances the guest may have to stay back at Guwahati at an additional cost.
  • Due to shortage of power the guest sometimes, may have to bear it with candle light.
Cancellation Policy
  • From Date of booking - 30 days only communication charges of INR 2000 per person.
  • 30 -15 Days prior to departure - 25% of tour cost.
  • 14-07 Days prior to departure - 50% of tour cost.
  • 07- 03 Days prior to departure - 75% of tour cost.
  • 02 Days / No show - 100% of tour cost.
Terms and Conditions

Standard Terms & Conditions:

  • Packages are valid up to 31st Dec 2018 ** (Except Long Weekend) **
  • Govt. Service tax @ 9% will be applicable on the total bill.
  • Vehicle and Transportation will be as per itinerary only and not at disposal.
  • Refund on cancellation depends upon the above cancellation policy.
  • The Seller Reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice.
  • Supplementary charges will apply for booking falling during Long weekends, Public Holidays and Festival time such as Diwali, Christmas & New Year period.
  • As per Govt. norm Guests are required to present your photo ID Proof such as PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID or Driving License at the time of Check in at the hotel.
  • Holidaymine and its suppliers will assist you to the best of their ability with any Query, clarification, changes or customizations – prior to conforming the booking. Your confirmation of this package and included hotels indicate that you have read and understood the following
  • Itinerary and holiday plan
  • Holiday Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Cancellation policy and Terms & Conditions
  • Agree to the hotels offered and accepted their service quality.
  • In event of any changes done in Hotels or Room Categories or any Deviation is taken from the confirmed itinerary‚ By the Clients‛; Any expenses incurred from such changes will have to be paid in full by clients directly to local operators / Hotels / activity providers.

Extra Terms & Conditions Related to Hotel:

  • Hot water will be supplied on time basis – morning & evening. (Except for Premium & Luxury categories).
  • Room Heater available with an extra cost bourne by you directly. (Except for Premium, Luxury and signature categories).
  • Telephone / land line facilities may not be available in most hotels.
  • Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced if asked by hotel.
  • Extra adult in the room will be provided with an extra bed (wherever possible), but most of the hotels only provide extra mattress or roll out bed.
  • In Darjeeling almost all the hotel do not have lift facility. Hence, if you have a problem of blood pressure, knee or other ailment for which you cannot climb the higher floors, you will have to intimate us during the time of booking so that we can arrange rooms at the lowest floor of the hotel enabling you to climb the minimum number of stairs possible.
  • If hotel mentioned is sold out or on wait listed status, then we will go for similar category of hotels in same city. However, we will try to the best of our ability to confirm the 1st best preferred hotel.

Extra Terms & Conditions Related to Transport, Vehicles & Sightseeing:

  • Transfer from Guwahati Airport / Guwahati Railway station will be provided from 06:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs.
  • As there is shortage of space for car parking in the entire Assam, Meghalaya & Arunachal region, we request you to be at the Lobby in time for the vehicle to start the sightseeing / transfers.
  • A/c Indica / WagonR / Alto / Santro for 01-03 Pax including child.
  • A/c Innova / Scorpio / Xylo for 04-06 pax including child.
  • Extra Vehicle cost will be applicable for more than 06 Pax.
  • Govt. Service tax @ 4.50% will be applicable on the total bill.
  • Supplementary charges will apply for booking falling during Long weekends, Public Holidays and Festival time such as Diwali, Christmas & New Year period.
  • Holidaymine and its suppliers will assist you to the best of their ability with any Query, clarification, changes or customizations – prior to conforming the booking. Your confirmation of this package and included hotels indicate that you have read and understood the following a) Itinerary and holiday plan b) Holiday Inclusions & Exclusions c) Cancellation policy and Terms & Conditions d) Agree to the hotels offered and accepted their service quality.
  • In event of any changes done in Hotels or Room Categories or any Deviation is taken from the confirmed itinerary‚ By the Clients‛; Any expenses incurred from such changes will have to be paid in full by clients directly.
Areas Covered

Guwahati - The gateway to the northeast and the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the region, Guwahati serves as the starting block for most northeastern itineraries. It is the capital of Assam and lies between the banks of the Brahmaputra river and the foothills of the Shillong plateau.

Kaziranga - Kaziranga National Park – a world heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceros. Kaziranga also boasts the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006.

Shopping And Entertainment

Shopping in Meghalaya can be exciting, as the state has a well-known handicraft industry that is run by the tribal people. Some of the important shopping hubs are:


Guwahati*- Shopping in Guwahati includes buying Muga, Pat and Endi silks; bamboo and cane decorative items. There are plenty of government emporiums that sell these at reasonable prices. The main shopping areas are Paltan Bazaar, GNB Road and Fancy Bazaar.

Money- The currency of India is Indian Rupees (INR). The currency exchange departments are present in almost every Indian city. You can also exchange your currency in 5 star and 4 star hotels, no other currency is valid except for Indian currency (INR).

Best time to Visit- One can visit Meghalaya any time of the year.


Travel Kit- Bring appropriate clothing according to the climate condition of the region.


Language- Khasi, Pnar and Garo are the main languages spoken by the tribal's.


Drugs- Heavy penalties including imprisonment for possession of narcotic drugs.


Smoking- Smoking is banned in public places.


Festivals and Fairs in Meghalaya- Meghalaya celebrates a few festivals with gusto and some of them are the Nongkrem Dance which is held in October/November. This Khasi festival is a thanksgiving to the almighty for a good harvest, peace and prosperity. The Wangala is an important festival of the Garo tribe. The festival, also called Dance of Hundred Drums, marks the end of a period of toil and heralds a good yield and it is celebrated in November. Behdienkhlam is celebrated in July every year by the Jaintias right after sowing the crop. Young men beat the rooftops of every house with bamboo poles. This is a symbolic gesture of driving away the evil spirit, plague and pestilence.

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