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Brahmaputra River Cruises

: 10 Nights/11Days

North East India

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North East India

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North East India

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  • North East India
  • North East India
  • North East India

Inclusions

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    • Comfortable Stay for 10 Nights.
    • Stay is on TWIN SHARING basis in the Preferred Hotel Category.
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    • This package includes car
    • Car is on PRIVATE and no sharing basis
    • Car will accompany Traveloearth EXPERIENCE Driver throughout the trip.
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    • Assistance on Arrival & Departure.
    • Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.
    • Exclusive private vehicle for transfers & sight seeing.
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Day wise Itinerary

DAY 1 Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh
Arrive Dibrugarh, a typical colonial town and major American base in WWII, then drive 2 ˝ hrs to Dikhou Mukh and embark on our ship. Alternatively arrive Jorhat airport and drive 1 ˝ hrs to Dikhhou Mukh. (Dependent on river conditions it may be necessary to board at Neamati, closer to Jorhat).

Breakfast

DAY 2 Majuli Island

Majuli
Majuli Island possesses unique hindu monasteries famous for their dance drama performances - the whole island is now shortlisted for future UNESCO World Heritage status. You will visit Auniati monastery with an eclectic museum, enjoy a typical Mising tribal lunch in a stilted bamboo hut and in the afternoon will attend a dance performance at Kamalabari monastery. Returning to the ship we cruise downstream for an hour or two.

Breakfast

DAY 3 Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga
A day spent mostly on the river, though we shall stop and make a short visit to the tribal village of Jamuguri. By afternoon, Kaziranga National Park will be on our left - wild elephants are sometimes visible from the boat, and once, memorably, a tiger.

Breakfast

DAY 4 Mon

Kaziranga
This morning you will arrive at the little temple town of Vishnath, with a fine Ahom-period temple. Take a walk ashore before continuing the voyage down to a delightful mooring at Silghat, with butterflies abounding in the surrounding jungle. We disembark, and those taking Assam Despatch 4a are transferred to the Kaziranga lodge of their choice (Cruise 4a terminates). Those remaining on board make a first safari through Kaziranga National Park, taking a jeep ride through its Western Range, with

Breakfast

DAY 5 Sun

Tezpur
Cruise downstream under the seemingly endless new bridge to dock at Tezpur. From here we travel on by road to visit a working tea garden at Dhekiajuli, seeing all the stages of growing and processing tea (factory not in operation between December and mid-March). (Cruise 4b commences) Those taking Cruise 4b are transferred this morning from a Kaziranga lodge to board the ship at Tezpur in time for lunch. After lunch on board, we visit the remains of the the 6th century Da Parbatia temple,

Breakfast

DAY 6 Guwahati

Guwahati
The day is spent on the river, traversing a lunar landscape of sand islands then closing on the range of hills beyond which lies Guwahati. In the evening we should reach the idyllic isolated village of Ganesh Pahar.

Breakfast

DAY 7 Guwahati

Guwahati
This morning's voyage is particularly pretty, with jungle-covered hills on the south bank. Reaching Guwahati at midday, we moor opposite the city and climb up to the pretty Aswaklanta temple on the hill above before driving out to the beautifully sited temple ruins of Madan Kamdev, their erotic carving an indicator of the strong tantric traditions in the area.

Breakfast

DAY 8 Guwahati

Guwahati
We cross to the main waterfront for a tour of Guwahati, driving up Nilachal Hill to the Kamakhya temple. With its tantric rites and animal sacrifices, the more squeamish may prefer to content themselves with the exterior. Visit the poignant Commonwealth War Graves, the museum and the bazaars before cruising down during lunch to the silkweaving village of Sualkuchi. In the afternoon drive out to Hajo, a place sacred to Hindus, Moslems and Buddhists. Visit a Moslem shrine with extensive hilltop vi

Breakfast

DAY 9 Sualkuchi

Sualkuchi
Walk through Sualkuchi to visit weaving workshops and see the whole process of silk manufacture, from cocoon to spinning to dyeing and finally to handweaving into exquisite saris and dress lengths before transferring to the airport for final departure. Itinerary subject to river conditions. Elephant rides subject to availability.

Breakfast

How to Book this Package?

To book the package as of now you need to pay 10-30% of the total package cost as advance and rest you need to pay 3 days prior to your check in or at the time of check in. Once we receive the 10-30% of the package amount, confirm hotel vouchers will be issued & mail to you whose print-out copy you need to carry while travelling. Confirmed vehicle details (Driver / Vehicle No) will be intimated 3 days prior to your check in.

 
PAYMENT PROCEDURE:
 

CHEQUE & CASH Deposit / FUND Transfer (NEFT/RTGS): 

STATE BANK OF INDIA (SBI) as per below:

Account Name:

TRAVEL OEARTH

 

Account No:

31980267560

Branch Code:

10552

IFSC Code:

SBIN0010552

Branch:

AMGURI, SIBSAGAR, ASSAM

 

 

 

 

ICICI BANK as per below:

Account Name:

TRAVEL OEARTH

 

Account No:

062105500022

Branch Code:

0621

IFSC Code:

ICIC0000621

Branch:

SIBSAGAR, ASSAM

 

Want to Book Now or Customize?

You can book the tour now or can customize also as per your need and requirements, please send us the following details, We will come-up-to you with in next 2 Working Hours.

  • Q1.

    I want to upgrade my rooms at the hotel/s. 

  • Q2.

    What kind of meals will we get?

  • Q3.

    Do I get a heater in my room during winter?

  • Q4.

    Can I go for additional sightseeing?

  • Q5.

    Can we have a Tour Guide?

Sightseeing Points Covered in the Package:

Guwahati

Kamakhya Mandir Kamakhya Mandir Brahmaputra River Cruise Brahmaputra River Cruise (optional) Kalakshetra Kalakshetra Balaji Temple Balaji Temple

Kaziranga

Jeep Safari Jeep Safari Elephant Safari Elephant Safari

Important Notes on Hotel Accommodations:

  • Based on the feedback received from our guests over the last 5 years we provide you the hotels with maximum guest satisfaction and best value for money.
  • A valid photo ID proof for all guests staying at the hotel is mandatory.
  • Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced if asked by hotel.
  • Most of the hotels only provide extra mattress or roll out bed in case of Extra Bed. Most of the hotels have no provision of an extra bed.
  • All the hotels have different categories of room viz. Standard, Executive, Superior, Deluxe, Super Deluxe, Suite etc.
  • Category of rooms in the packages normally remains to base category in all given hotels. However the guest can upgrade their rooms by paying the difference in room tariff.
  • LUXURYCATEGORY: 4 star equivalent with average room tariff of Rs.4500 + per room/per night.
  • DELUXE CATEGORY: 3 star equivalent with average room tariff of Rs.3000+ per room/ per night.
  • STANDARD CATEGORY: 2 star equivalent with average room tariff of Rs.1500+ per room/ per night.

Important Informations About Transport :

  • Vehicles used are exclusively at the disposal of the guest for the entire tour and according to the tour.
  • There is no change in the vehicle during the entire tour.
  • Our drivers are very well trained with the entire region and would ensure that they take the guest to all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Maximum guests allowed in Innova / Scorpio / Xylo is 6 including children above 4 years. If the total no of guest is more than 6 then they will have to take addittional vehicle at an extra cost.
  • If there are 4 or more guests then they are advised to travel with very minimum baggage. In case if the no of baggage is more than normal then the guest will have to take 1 more vehicle at an extra cost.

Important Informations About The Package:

  • Normally we don't allot tour guide for the entire tour. In case the guest requires a tour guide please let us know in advance. The same can be arranged at an extra cost.
  • The package can be extended on Pro-Rata basis.
  • All our packages are inclusive of Breakfast. In case the Guest wishes to include other meals in the package then please refer to meals in the cost sheet.
  • There will be no refund for any unutilized services.

Cancellation Policy

  • Minimum Cancellation is Rs.1000 per Head.
  • 25% Between 30-20 Days Before Tour Departure
  • 50% Between 20-10 Days Before Tour Departure
  • 75% Between 10-05 Days Before Tour Departure
  • 100% on the Same Day & No show
  • Cancellation charges as % of Total Tour Cost.