• River Cruise Experiences

    River Cruise Experiences

    River Boats give a totally different perspective of a country to the traveller….life slows down as days laze into one another….but all is not relaxation! Excursions include exciting mini voyages of discovery - including tiger spotting, bird watching, local sightseeing and cultural highlights. All the boats are luxuriously outfitted - many rekindling the days of colonial splendour. Discover the Mekong River - the lifeblood of the land and visit incredible Angkor Wat. Cruise the Irrawaddy, to see magnificent teak Monasteries and solid gold pagodas. In India travel the mighty Brahmaputra; sail down the Hugli River between Calcutta and the Ganges, or relax aboard 'kettuvallam' - traditional rice barges in Kerala.
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Brahmaputra River Cruises

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  • Cost

Kolkotta Guwahati Orang National Park Tezpur Kaziranga National Park Guwahati Kolkotta

Day 1. To Kolkata

Fly from Heathrow to Kolkata on direct British Airways flight.

Day 2. Kolkata
Arrive Kolkata early in the morning. Afternoon city sightseeing includes the beautiful Jain Temple, Victoria Memorial, National Museum and Mother Teresa’s Orphanage. Overnight stay at the Oberoi Grand.

Day 3. Cruise
Morning fly to Guwahati. Sightseeing tour of Guwahati which includes the Kamakhya Temple and Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery. Embark and cruise to Kurua.

Day 4. Cruise
Cruise upstream to Ganesh Pahar, to explore a delightfully serene hinterland, lying under the jungle covered slopes.

Day 5. Cruise
Stark sandbanks border the river in the Wilderness area. On a clear day there are distant views of the Himalayan range.

Day 6. Cruise
Early start to the day by country boat. Cruise to the Orang National Park for an elephant safari. Return back to the cruise ship and continue upstream to Singri Ghat.

Day 7. Cruise
Morning cruise to Tezpur and then drive to visit the 6th c. Da Parbatia Temple ruins. Explore the town by cycle rickshaw.

Day 8. Cruise
Continue upstream to Steemer Ghat then drive to Kaziranga National Park for a jeep safari to see the rich wildlife.

Day 9. Cruise
Pre-dawn drive to Kaziranga’s central range for an early morning elephant safari. After breakfast at a Lodge, walk through terraced tea gardens. Later visit a Mising Tribal village. After lunch jeep safari to the little visited eastern range before returning to the cruise ship.

Day 10. To Kolkata
Early morning drive to Guwahati. Fly to Kolkata. Overnight stay at the Oberoi Grand.

Day 11. To London
Fly to London Heathrow on British Airways direct flight.

The Cost From

Per Person on a Double/ Twin share basis                      £3,072.00

Single room supplement                                                  £1,255.00

 

Cost Includes:

  • International & internal flights in economy class.

  • Accommodation in a double/twin sharing room with en-suite facilities.

  • Full Board. Kolkata on bed & breakfast.

  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.

  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned car.

  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.

  • Full ATOL Bonding.

 

Cost does not include:

  • Visa Fee.

  • Any optional Excursions.

  • Any expenses of a personal nature.

  • Travel Insurance.

 

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