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No Footprints with 4 Nights Upstream Cruise

Introduction

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per the above mentioned Hotels OR Similar
  • One time entrance of all Entrance fees at the Monuments/ National Park as per the itinerary.
  • Yoga on the Deserted Island
  • One Elephant & Jeep Safari in the Kaziranga National Park.
  • Visit Remote Village on Brahmaputra River.
  • Boat Safari on river Brahmaputra.
  • Visit Mishing Tribal Village.
  • Visit Majuli Island (Largest river island in the world)
  • Monk Dance performance.
  • Visit Sibsagar.
  • Visit Shiva Dol (Temple) - The Tallest Shiva Temple.
  • Lunch at Tea Garden.

Destinations Covered

Detailed Itinerary

  1. Day 1 Arrive Guwahati | Drive to Kaziranga National Park : 211 kms | 5 hours drive

    Kaziranga National Park

    Arrive Guwahati & drive to Kaziranga National Park.

    Kaziranga National Park is a protected area in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Spread across the floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, its forests, wetlands and grasslands are home to tigers, elephants and the world’s largest population of Indian one-horned rhinoceroses. Ganges River dolphins swim in the park’s waters. It’s visited by many rare migratory birds, and gray pelicans roost near Kaziranga village.

    On arrival check-in to the hotel.

    Spend the evening at leisure.

    Overnight at the Hotel (D)

    Accomodation
  2. Day 2 Kaziranga | Silghat - Board MV Mahabaahu: Approx. 45 Kms/ 1.5 hour drive

    Kaziranga National Park

    We rise very early today and drive towards the Kaziranga National Park. The most prized inhabitant of Kaziranga is the Greater One-Horned Indian Rhinoceros, but the Park is home to as many as 180 different mammals including wild elephants, tiger, deer, Asiatic wild buffalo and a rich variety of birds.

    We reach the Kohora Mihimukh range of the National Park and are ready to start our morning adventure; once-in-a-lifetime elephant-backed safari where we search for the elusive rhinoceros, tigers, swamp deer and hog deer and more and a large number of very interesting birds. The park never ceases to surprise us.

    After relaxed breakfast, we drive on to Bagori, the Western Range of Kaziranga and get into the open jeeps for some more wildlife adventure and an extensive coverage of this magnificent park.

    Later, return to the hotel, and in the afternoon check-out, and drive towards Silghat where we will be welcomed on-board MV Mahabaahu. We will be allotted the cabins and soon after start sailing towards Bishwanath Ghat as we enjoy a leisurely lunch and a relaxed afternoon.

    We get into the excursion boats to reach the shores of Bishwanath Ghat. We walk through the village and are struck by the simplicity of life while the weaver women surround us with their silk and cotton weaves. We enjoy some happy interaction with them.

    We return to the ship to enjoy an evening on a deserted island and then proceed for dinner.

    NOTE: (Bonfire may be avoided if a suitable sandbank cannot be found or if we experience inclement weather conditions)

    Overnight on board MV Mahabaahu (B, L, D)

    Accomodation
  3. Day 3 Boat Safari

    Kaziranga National Park

    This morning, enjoy a relaxed breakfast over a talk on ‘The River Brahmaputra and the life that exists alongside’.

    We proceed for the boat safari viewing roof turtles on protruding drift wood, water lizards, otters, elephants, wild buffaloes, rhinos, darters, herons, pied kingfishers, white throated kingfishers, serpent eagles and many more. (The sightings are determined by the weather conditions)

    We return to the ship for hot lunch. This evening, we enjoy the Chef’s Cooking Demonstration and sample the snacks. The evening on a deserted island with bonfire is always exclusive! We enjoy dinner on-board.

    NOTE: (Bonfire may be avoided if a suitable sandbank cannot be found or if we experience inclement weather conditions)

    Overnight on-board on MV Mahabaahu (B, L, D)

  4. Day 4 Mishing Village

    Sivasagar

    After Yoga and breakfast, we enjoy the sail towards the Mishing Village.

    The Mishings live on the bank of river in 'Chang Ghars' -houses with raised platforms. All Mishing women are expert weavers. We can buy the ethnic colorful cotton weaves and indulge in a dhoti tying and Mekhela Chaadar wearing demonstration.

    We return to the ship to enjoy a talk on ‘Sibsagar and the Ahom civilization’ and proceed to get ready for a Traditional Assamese evening.

    Overnight on-board on MV Mahabaahu (B, L, D)

    Accomodation
  5. Day 5 MV Mahabaahu - Majuli Island and Sibsagar

    Majuli

    After breakfast, we enjoy a talk on ‘Majuli the seat of Neo - Vaishnav Culture’ and then proceed in our excursion boats to the mainland. Here on, a drive takes us to a scenic corner of a Satra (Monastery) for an interesting cultural performance by Satriya singers and dancers.

    Next, we proceed to Kamlabari Satra to witness the Vaishnavite priests dancing to the rhythm of cymbals, drums and chanting in the temple premise. The humble dwellings of the monks are a revelation of utmost simplicity.

    We enjoy lunch on MV Mahabaahu as we sail towards Neamati Ghat.

    Post lunch, we drive through the countryside to reach Sibsagar, the ancient city, built around a huge man made water tank ordered by the Ahom queen. A town that literally means 'the ocean of Lord Shiva’. We notice the district is strewn with the tell-tale ruins of a powerful empire of the Ahoms. Sibsagar was the capital of the Tai-speaking Ahoms who came in the 13th Century AD to the area from the north-east and were essentially of Tibeto-Burman origin.

    The Shiva Dol, constructed in the year 1734 is believed to be one of the highest Shiva temple in India.

    We visit Talatal or Kareng Ghar which was the palace of the Ahom Kings and after a leisurely stroll in and around the monument, we go on to Rang Ghar which was a place for hosting wrestling bouts and buffalo fights and other entertainment or important meetings of the Royals and their guests.

    We return to MV Mahabaahu by sunset for the dinner.

    Overnight on-board on MV Mahabaahu (B, L, D)

    Accomodation
  6. Day 6 MV Mahabaahu - Neamati Ghat - Jorhat & Departure : Approx. 35 kms/ 45 mins drive

    Jorhat

    We start the day with Yoga and/or go for a nature walk along the swamps to catch a sight of owls, aureoles, yellow footed green pigeons, changeable eagles, adjutant storks, quails, sea gulls hunting with the dolphins and pied kingfishers, swallows and martins diving to fish.

    We have a relaxed breakfast. Disembark MV Mahabaahu & drive towards Jorhat. En route the airport we visit a Tea Estate for a relaxed afternoon where we enjoy a traditional Assamese lunch with the Tea-estate family to get a peep into the lifestyle of the families that have been involved in the tea business over a period of a century. Here we sip our beverages and indulge in tea tasting as we explore the lawns and proceed to enjoy a traditional Assamese cuisine.

    We arrive at the Rowriah Airport in Jorhat a couple of hours before the flight schedule and bid adieu to the land of Ahoms.

    (B, L)

    Accomodation

Dates & Prices

Day City Hotel/Accomodations Meal Plan
1 Kaziranga National Park Hotel Borgos
Executive Room
D
2 Kaziranga National Park MV Mahabaahu
Superior Cabin
B, L, D
3 Kaziranga National Park MV Mahabaahu
Superior Cabin
B, L, D
4 Sivasagar MV Mahabaahu
Superior Cabin
B, L, D
5 Majuli MV Mahabaahu
Superior Cabin
B, L, D
6 Jorhat
B, L

*B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Prices
Particular Prices Per Person
Per Person prices for minimum 2 paying guests staying in twin sharing INR 121599
Single Room Supplement INR 96255

Valid from 1st October 2020 till 15th April 2021 (Not Valid from 20th December 2020 till 5th January 2021) 

Available Departure Date for Cruise
S. No. Boarding Date De-Boarding Date Status
1 01-Dec-2020 06-Dec-2020 Available
2 09-Feb-2021 14-Feb-2021 Sold Out
3 09-Mar-2021 14-Mar-2021 Available

 

Inclusions
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per the above mentioned Hotels OR Similar
  • Meal Plan: As specified above
  • One time entrance of all Entrance fees at the Monuments/ National Park as per the itinerary.
  • Yoga on the Deserted Island
  • One Elephant Safari in the Kaziranga National Park.
  • One Jeep Safari in the Kaziranga National Park.
  • Visit Remote Village on Brahmaputra River.
  • Boat Safari on river Brahmaputra.
  • Visit Mishing Tribal Village.
  • Visit Majuli Island (Largest river island in the world)
  • Monk Dance performance.
  • Visit Sibsagar.
  • Visit Shiva Dol (Temple) - The Tallest Shiva Temple.
  • Lunch at Tea Garden.
  • Land transport by exclusive using Air Conditioned Vehicle.
  • All applicable government taxes.
Exclusions
  • Expense of personal nature like laundry, telephone/fax calls, internet, imported wines & spirits, camera/video camera fee at monuments/National Park, medical expenses, Salon/massages, etc.
  • Any Insurance.
  • Any further tax levied by the government of India.
  • Evacuation charges in case of medical emergencies, insurance is available on request.
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and airplanes delays, roadblocks, vehicle malfunctions, political disturbances, taxes, lost luggage, etc.
  • Any tipping
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Supplement of peak period from 20th December 2020 till 10th January'21 will be advised on booking request for that period.

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