North East & Andaman Tour
Group | 15 Days / 14 Nights
€ 3270 Onwards
Since ages, India has captured the vision of the traveller with its rich mosaic of religions, culture, legends and people. This classical tour unveils the mysteries and legends encircling the dramatic and varied settings of the British capital of Delhi; the holy city of Varanasi; the intricately carved temples of Khajuraho; the cool Taj Mahal in Agra.
North East & Andaman Tour
*Kolkata * Darjeeling * Pemayangtse* Gangtok * Kalmipong * Port Blair * Havelock Island
Dates & Prices
DAY 01 : KOLKATA
Arrival at Kolkata. Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Kolkata visiting Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Jain Temples and Mother Teresa's home. Overnight stay.
DAY 02 : KOLKATA - BAGDOGRA – DARJEELING ( BY FLIGHT – 1 ½ HOURS + 95 KM, 3 HOURS )
Morning transfer to airport to catch flight for Bagdogra. After arrival transfer to hotel in Darjeeling. It is popularly known as the "Queen of the Hills" and produces the famous Darjeeling Tea, one of the world's finest teas. It is also home to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 03 : DARJEELING
Very early morning excursion to Tiger Hill by jeep to have a spectacular view of sunrise on Himalayas. Afternoon city tour of Darjeeling visiting mountaineering institute, Lebong race course and tea gardens. Overnight stay.
DAY 04 : DARJEELING - PEMAYANGTE – GANGTOK ( 195 KM, 6 HOURS )
Morning leave for Pemayangte Monastery founded in 1705 and preached at a height of 2085 mts. It's the second oldest and perhaps the most important Monastery in Sikkim. Continue drive to Gangtok and upon arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay.
DAY 05 : GANGTOK
Morning city tour of Gangtok which lies at a height of 1520 mts. It's architectural beauty radiates with Pagoda like houses. Painted roofs and bazaars. Also visit 300 years old Rumtek Monastery which is 24 kms. from Gangtok. Overnight stay.
DAY 06 : GANGTOK – KALIMPONG ( 70 KM, 2 HOURS )
Morning leave for Kalimpong and after arrival check in at the hotel. Kalimpong is an ideal holiday resort because of its blamy climate throughout the year. Kalimpong is also well known for its colourful people inheriting a lifestyle that has blending of social and cultural influences of Tibet, Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan. Drive to old Bhutanese ruins and go shopping for interesting souvenirs. Overnight stay.
DAY 07 : KALIPONG - BAGDOGRA - KOLKATA ( 65 KM, 2 HOURS + BY FILGHT – 1 ½ hours )
Morning transfer to Bagdogra airport to catch flight for Kolkata. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Kolkata city is a known more for its culture, as a commercial hub of the eastern India and a great learning centre. If time permits, city tour of Kolkata visiting Victoria memorial, Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Mother Teresa’s home. Overnight stay.
DAY 08 : KOLKATA - PORT BLAIR ( BY FLIGHT- 2 hours )
Early morning transfer to airport to catch flight for Port Blair. On arrival transfer to hotel. Then proceed for a panoramic tour of the Port Blair City which covers; the Cellular Jail, Chatnam Saw Mill, Forest Museum, Samdudrika(Naval Marine Museum), Fisheries museum and water sports complex.In the evening enjoy Light & Sound show at Cellular Jail (The one hour show narrates in a detailed fashion the history of the National Memorial Cellular Jail and how it came into being ). Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 09 : PORT BLAIR
Morning tour of Ross Island, the erstwhile capital of Port Blair during the British regime. it now stands an imposing relic, with the structure almost in debris. A small museum displays photographs and other antiques of the Britishers, relevant to these islands. From Ross Island, proceed for a joyful trip to Northway island (Coral Island) offering exotic coral, colourful fishes and underwater marine life. Then proceed for a cruise of harbour including a trip to Viper Island. Retrun to Pot Blair for overnight stay.
DAY 10 : PORT BLAIR - HAVELOCK ISLAND ( BY FERRY BOAT )
Transfer by Ferry boat to Havelock Island which takes about 3 hours by boat. On arrival at Havelock, transfer to Barefoot Resort. The island is India's best-kept secret. Stunning beaches, aquamarine coral lagoons, lush green rainforests, active volcanoes, swimming elephants and giant fish are some of the attractions. Conde Nast Traveler USA in September 2007 stated that the beach is one of the 30 best beaches in the world. Overnight stay at the resort.
DAY 11 : HAVELOCK ISLAND
Full day at is leisure to relax on beach.
DAY 12 : HAVELOCK ISLAND
Full day is at leisure to relax on beach.
DAY 13 : HAVELOCK ISLAND - PORT BLAIR ( BY FERRY BOAT )
Morning breakfast at the hotel and then transfer by Ferry boat to Port Blair. On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay.
DAY 14 : DEPARTURE
Transfer to Port Blair airport to catch flight for onward destination.
Guaranteed departures from 02 pax onwards with local guides.
Tour Type: Individual Tour (Special rates available for Group Tours)
Code: TCTNI 2014
The cost includes:
The cost does not includes:
Per person Net Cost
1 May 2014 to 30 September 2014
1 May 2014 to 30 September 2014
€ 510 per person
€ 190 net
€ 105 per person
€ 105 per person
€ 485 per person
€ 170 net
Minimum 02 pax
Supplement for accompanied language speaking Guide till Agra
Airfare Khajuraho – Varanasi – Delhi
Request Tariff for 1 October 2014 onwards
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TRAVEL BY ROAD
AIRFARES AND TRAVELLING BY AIR
NOTE: The following are the allowances permitted for the baggage checked-in of Indian domestic flights.
All airlines (except SpiceJet which allows 20kg) allow a baggage of the weight indicated below. Please check the airline website for any last minute changes.
Economic class (check), maximum weight allowed 15kg. Any additional kg should be set up in ` per passenger immediately at check price ` 250/kg .This policy is in effect on the following companies:
* Go Air follows a different policy for 03 Sectors [Leh / Jammu / Srinagar] because they are highly sensitive Areas & airport there are not as well equipped as the metro cities in India:
Delhi / Leh / Delhi
Hand baggage of maximum weight of 10 Kgs + Check-in Baggage Maximum of 15 Kgs is allowed.
Only Valuables [Purse / Jewelry / Camera / Laptop / Coat / Mobile] are allowed in Hand luggage & rest all items be should be in the Check-in Baggage (even shoes ) .
Please note that you can carry electronic items like camera etc. but without the batteries. Batteries should be taken out and placed in the check- in baggage. Otherwise the security personnel at the airport shall remove the batteries and throw them away.
We recommend the following:
ACTIVITIES (Wildlife Safari/ Boat ride/ Desert & Rural Safari/ Bicycle & Rickshaw Ride/ Animal Rides)
In order not to encourage begging, we suggest that you should not distribute anything during your visits (candy, money, toys, pens etc.).
Should you wish to made donations in cash or kind, please consult your guide who would provide you with the best advice.
We suggest that you spend your money to buy locally produced things made my local craftsmen and take them to the country of your origin and contribute to the local economy thus providing work to those in need.
PRICE AND OTHER CONDITION OF SALE
(Indicative only because it is at the discretion of each / not to spare but only tickets ) :
• 10% of the total amount of the invoice/meals in restaurants, hotels
• 20 ` (Indian Rupees `) / porterage at hotels
• PP 03 € per day for guide escort (to be submitted in an envelope at the end of the stay)
• PP 02 € per day for the driver (to be submitted in an envelope at the end of the stay)
• PP 01 € 01 per day for the assistant driver (to be submitted in an envelope at the end of the stay)
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Sikandra is the mausoleum of Akbar. Akbar himself planned his own tomb and selected a suitable site for constructing this beautiful monument. To construct a tomb in one's lifetime was a Tartary custom, which the Mughals followed religiously. This structure has a perfect blending of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain themes. Sikandra is named after Sikandar Lodi, the Delhi ruler who was in power from 1488 to 1517. A visit to Akbar's monument opens before one, the completeness of Akbar's personality as completely as the Taj Mahal does of Mumtaz Mahal's .
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