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Baishnavite Tour

Duration :
15 Days - 14 Nights

  Places Covered : Jorhat - Sibasagar - Majuli - Kohima - Touphema - Imphal -   Loktak Lake - Kaziranga - Kalakhsetra - Barpeta - Umananda - Departure


Day 01: Jorhat: Tea-capital, the Thengal Mansion, Assamese village


Arrive at Jorhat airport and after a brief welcome ceremony drive into Thengal Mansion, a historic ancestral house of a Tea Planter amidst an Asssamese village, 15 kms from Jorhat. The 72-year old Thangal Mansion is to answer the queries on Assamese culture and tradition. After lunch and rest, take a walk in a nearby village to see the simplicity of their lives. Overnight at Jorhat. 

Day 02: Sibasagar: Shiva Doul, Vishnu Doul, Man Made Lakes

Early in the morning you will depart for Sibasagar(50km), the ancient capital of Ahom Kingdom (1699-1788). Taking a brief rest on arrival you will visit some of the significant archaeological sites in Sibasagar viz. Shiva Doul, Vishnu Doul and the Tombs of Ahom Kings and Queens in Charaideo Hillock amidst the eternal peace of beauty and silence. Return to Jorhat for overnight stay

Day 03: Majuli: Brahmaputra, Island, Monasteries, Culture

Early morning drive to Majuli(--km) the 'Biggest River Island' in the world and seat of Baishnavite culture enroute crossing mighty Brahmaputra River by ferry. In the evening enjoy a cultural presentation at the monastery. Overnight at Majuli. 

Day 04: Majuli: Baishnavite culture, Monasteries, World Heritage Site

Early morning visit to the monastery to attend a prayer meeting. A Monk from the satra will guide you in and around to tell about the evolution and history of Baishnavite culture in Assam. After a leisurely breakfast, you can explore this Biggest river Island in the world of 880 Sq Kms which at one time used to be of 1200 sq Km plus. The Island has recently been notified as 'World Heritage Site' by UNESCO for its unique preservation of Baishnavite Culture. Overnight at Majuli. 

Day 05: Kohima: Dimapur, Naga tribes

Early morning, drive to Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, home of over Sixteen Naga tribes with their distinct cultural identity and fiercely independent nature. Enroute visit Dimapur (74km to Kohima), the gateway to Nagaland. Depart for Kohima after breakfast (225 kms 5 hrs drive). On arrival proceed to Touphema Village Resort (41 kms from Kohima) run by Angami Naga village community. Enjoy cultural presentation by village folks. Overnight at Touphema Tourist village. 

Day 06: Touphema-Kohima-Dimori Cove

Explore the village in the morning hours. After breakfast check out of the village resort & drive to Kohima. Visit WWII cemetery, where lays the remains of valiant soldiers who laid down their lives in defending the world from Japanese aggression in World War II. Kohima is the frontier town of Eastern front where the invading Japanese were halted during world war II. Also visit, Barra Basti, the zoo, Viswama village of Angami tribe and some other prominent places in and around Kohima. Overnight at your hotel in Kohima. 

Day 07: Imphal: Shri Govindji Temple, Ceremonial Dances

We will move to Imphal(125km), the capital of Manipur, with wooded hills and lakes nearby. Check in to your Hotel and take rest till the evening. In the evening visit the Baishnavite Shri Govindji Temple and experience the charm of a ceremonial dance held at the temple. Overnight stay at Imphal. 

Day 08 : Imphal: Loktak Lake, Sendra Islands and Vishnu Mandir

After breakfast we drive to Loktak Lake(48km from Imphal), the largest fresh water lake in the North East and Sendra Island, a small islands that are actually floating weeds. On the Loktak Lake there lies the only floating National Park in the world that is the last natural habitat of Sangai, the Dancing Deer of Manipur. For any tourist to this lake the Dancing Deer is an enthusiasm. Have lunch in the park and proceed to Vishnupur to visit the Vishnu Temple, famous for the built in Chinese architecture having the single celled conical roof and drive back to Imphal. Overnight at your hotel in Imphal. 

Day 09: Kaziranga

Early in the morning drive to Kaziranga(399km). Check into Tourist Lodge and have a leisurely time and serenity amidst the wild.

Day 10: Kaziranga: Elephant Safari, Rhino

Early morning explore central area of Kaziranga National park on an elephant safari. Ride an Elephant through the park chasing a unicorn rhino along with a wide range of rare species. After lunch again take jeep safari to the central area of the park. Rest of the day at leisure to explore nature. Overnight at tourist Lodge. 

Day 11: Guwahati: Bordoa, Kalakhsetra

Early morning depart for Guwahati(220km0. Enroute visit Bordoa, birthplace of His Holly-ness Shankardeva. Who was profounder of Baishnavite cultural revivalism in Assam and North Bengal in the 14 the Century. On arrival at Guwahati check into your hotel and take a brief rest. In the evening visit Kalakhsetra, a modern day center of Assamese culture. Overnight at hotel. 

Day 12: Barpeta: Baishnavite Monastery, Culture

Early in the morning move to Barpeta(139km). Visit different 'Satras'. In the evening enjoy cultural event presented by the local artists at the Satra premise. See some of the classical dance and drama forms of Assam. Overnight at Barpeta.

Day 13: Guwahati: Prayer
Visit Satra early in the morning and attend 'Prasanga', morning prayers and get blessed. Depart for Guwahati. Spend a leisurely afternoon or go for shopping. Overnight at Guwahati. 

Day 14: Guwahati: Basistha Ashram, Umananda
After breakfast we will go for a visit to Basistha Ashram, a Picturesque old shrine through which flow the three legendary rocky streams-the Sandhya, Lalita and Kanta. After lunch we will board on a ferry and reach for Umananda. Located on the Peacock Island it appears to be the crown of the island. In the evening anything won't be like a boat cruise on river Brahmaputra. Overnig

Day 15: Departure, Farewell
Day at rest till the time of departure to Guwahati airport.

 
GENERAL RULES
1
Tourist is advised is not to carry any precious items while in tour.
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Tourist can enroll his/her names for the tours by paying initial advance. The balance amount must reach Delhi Office at least 5 days before scheduled departure of the tour without waiting for reminder from our side. If the full amount is not paid in the time the company reserves the right to cancel the bookings with consequent loss of deposit and apply the cancellation charges.
3
Tourist travel at their own risk. Neither the tour operator nor their representative or staff accept any liability or responsibility for an kind of risk, theft, delay, damages, loss, injury, accident, death etc. during their tour howsoever it might have caused.
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The operator has also right to cancel at any time any or all the tours announced without assigning any reason whatsoever. In such case the operator's responsibility will be only to refund the amount by such passengers, without any compensation whatsoever.
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The hotels are subject to change without prior notice.
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The seats in the bus are allotted on "first comr first serverd basis" at the time of booking of the tour.
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If there is any loss or damage by any passengers to the property of the hotel, bus, tour, operator or any other concerned parties or person during the tour then such passengers have to compensate the concerned parties or person for the same immediately.
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During sightseeing we will take the bus /car up to the point it is allowed or can be taken. There offer if any vehicle or other arrangements are to be made then the expenses should be paid by the passengers only.
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Timings mentioned in the itinerary for the bus/car tour are only estimated time for the sake of knowledge. There are always chances of delay in arrival at the destination due to various reasons.
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Refunds, if any, will be given after a periods of ten days from the date of claim. Refunds will be paid only by cheque and only against receipts.
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Due to unavoidable circumstanmces, if there is aloes in the stay of hotel or sightseeing or missed then no refund will be granted to the passengers in this respect.
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If any passengers decide to break their journey after commencement of the tour, they can do so, but no refund for the balance periods of the tour will be granted to them and their all onwards journey arrangements will be the sole responsibility of such passengers only.
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All disputes /legal claims subject to Delhi Jurisdiction only.
CANCELLATION RULES
1
20 Days or More days before departure of Tour 10% on Full amount
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10 days before departure tour 25% on full amount.
3
06 days before departure of tour 40% on full amount.
4
Within 04 days before departure of tour :No Refund. 
 
 
 
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