5 Day Private Tour of North-East With Toy Train Ride

Departure Date

22 Jul - 22 Jul

Duration

4 nights / 5 days

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  • Darjeeling conjures visions of snow peaks, serenity of vibrant green hills steeped in splendour, a land of breathtaking beauty crowned by the majestic Himalayas. Flaming red rhododendrons, sparkling white magnolias, miles of undulating hillsides covered with emerald green tea bushes, the exotic forests of silver fir – all under the blanket of a brilliant azure sky dappled with specks of clouds, compellingly confounds Darjeeling as the QUEEN OF HILL STATIONS.  Also visit Gangtok which remains today as a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers who treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges.
Day 01: Delhi/Aurangabad:

• Fly toAurangabad, upon arrival you will be transferred to hotel.

• In the noon, visit UNESCO World Heritage site, the Ellora Caves. One of the most fascinating archaeological sites in India, Ellora dates back to about 1,500 years ago, and is the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 caves are actually Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religious monuments carved in the rock.
• Return back to your hotel in the evening.
P.S. : Caves remains closed on Tuesday.
Day 02: Aurangabad:

• Embark on a full day excursion to Ajanta Caves. The caves are famous for their architectural splendour, Buddhist legacy and artistic masterpieces, including narratives painted on the walls of prayer halls and residential cells. The caves include paintings and sculptures which are the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly paintings and these are representative of Buddhist religious art with figures of the Buddha and depictions of the Jataka tales.

P.S. : Caves remains closed on Monday.
Day 03: Aurangabad/Mumbai:

• Fly to Mumbai, upon arrival you will be transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of Mumbai city.

• Visit the Gateway of India, Mumbai’s most famous monument.
• Visit CST train station, an outstanding example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India, blended with themes deriving from Indian traditional architecture.
• Meet Mumbai’s famous Dabbawala’s (food delivery men) at work near Churchgate station.
• Drive past Marine Drive and juhu Chowpatty Beach to reach Mani Bhavan. Mani Bhavan is a small museum dedicated to the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi.
Day 04: Mumbai:

• Proceed for half day excursion to Elephanta Caves.

• Board a ferry to Elephanta Island to visit the caves (40 to 45minutes cruise). Not only is the island host to a bounty of nature in the form of lush plantations of palm, mango and tamarind trees but is also home to ancient cave temples that have been carved out of rock and which have been declared a World Heritage Site.
• To return to Mumbai boat a ferry leaving at 1200hrs from Elephanta Island.
P.S.; Caves remain closed on Monday.
Day 05: Depart Mumbai:

• The room has been booked till 1200hrs today. Your tour concludes after checking out from the hotel at 1200hrs.

  • The above rates are not valid from 27 to 30 September & 24 December to 31 December, 2017.
  • Accommodation on Twin Sharing sharing basis  including Breakfast & Dinners
  • Services of an local English speaking guides for sightseeing.
  • Private non air-conditioned transport for airport transfer and for visits as per program
  • All present applicable taxes.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, drinks (alcoholic &non alcoholic),
  • phone calls, Tips at hotels/restaurants/guides and chauffeur, still &video camera charges, , rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, joy ride (Toy Train), porterage,etc.
  • Monument entrance fees, payable directly by the clients.
  • Air tickets to India and back, India Visa fees and travel insurance etc.
  • Any domestic air tickets / train tickets.
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our and our associate offices control such as flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuation riots, strikes, political unrest, natural disasters, landslides, road blockage etc.  (To be borne by the client, this is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any other taxes or service charges that could be enforced during travelling period will be extra and needed to be borne by the guests.
  • Mandatory Christmas / New Year Eve Gala dinner supplement may apply at hotels and may be additional.
  • Any other expenses not specified above in “Price include”section.
  • All hill destinations are 3 to 5 hrs. drive from station or airport. So, travelling in inadequate day light is not recommended
  • Hotel Check-in 14:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 12:00 hrs.
  • The tourism infrastructure in Sikkim & Darjeeling is not very developed and one should not expect or compare it with the standards of plains & other developed destinations, there is always scarcity of water and power in the region and so you would come across situation like water (hot) being supplied on time basis – morning & evening.  Room heater available with an extra cost in the tourist class hotels
  • Category of Rooms in the packages normally remains to base category of rooms.
  • A valid photo ID proof for all guests staying at the hotel is mandatory.
  • For Extra adult in the room most of the hotels provide extra mattress or roll away bed.
  • Apollo Voyages reserves the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising with any services.
  • In the area almost all the hotels do not have a lift facility and in all the hotels the guest will have to climb stairs. In case if any guest suffering of any sort of ailment due to which they cannot climb the higher floors please intimate at the time of booking so that hotels could be informed.
  • Cancellation has to be sent to us by Fax / Email.
  • From Date of booking – 30 days only communication charges of USD 40 per person
  • Cancellation between 30 to 15 days before the date of travel 50% cancellation applies
  • Cancellation between 14 to 08 days before the date of travel 75% cancellation applies
  • Cancellation within 07 days before the date of travel 100% cancellation applies.
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