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MAGICAL KUALA LUMPUR WITH SUNWAY LAGOON

4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 182

Kuala Lumpur (3N)  Sunway Lagoon (1N)

Budget Family

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Kuala Lumpur)

Welcome to Malaysia! You will be welcomed on arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day getting your bearings and exploring the neighbourhood.


Day 2 (Kuala Lumpur)

After breakfast at the hotel, you begin your tour of the Malaysian capital. Your tour of Kuala Lumpur will take you to all of the city’s attractions including the gold domed King’s Palace, National Monument and National Museum built to commemorate the Malaysian Struggle for Independence.

You can also load up on souvenirs at China Town before heading to the serene National Mosque, the Independence Square or Anglican Church and the iconic KL Tower that adorns every Malaysian postcard. Your city tour ends in the afternoon and you have the rest of the evening free to indulge in some retail therapy.


Day 3 (Genting)

Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel and leave the Genting Highlands hill top resort. Admire the stunning views as you ascend to the resort by cable car. One of Malaysia’s biggest tourist draws, Genting has something for everyone. Visit Snow World, a winter wonderland in hot and humid climes and the indoor and outdoor amusements parks, perfect for adrenaline junkies of every age. You could even try your luck at Casino de Genting, the biggest of its kind in the country. En route visit Batu Caves, home to one of the largest Hindu temples outside of India dedicated to Lord Murugan.


Day 4 (Sunway Lagoon)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and make your way to Sunway Lagoon. You’re in for an exciting day at one of the biggest theme parks in Malaysia. The park boasts of a water slide, Malaysia’s first surf simulator, a wildlife zone and a Nickelodeon themed park. Sunway Lagoon also plays host to musicians and entertainers from around the world and if you are lucky you may get to catch a live act. You will stay overnight in Sunway Lagoon.


Day 5 (Sunway Lagoon)

Enjoy your last morning in Malaysia before checking out of your hotel and being transferred to the airport, where you will depart for your destination with bags full of souvenirs and happy memories.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

03-night accommodation in Kuala Lumpur

01-night accommodation in Sunway Lagoon

Daily breakfast at hotel

Half day Kuala Lumpur City Tour with KL Tower

Genting Full Day Tour + One Way Cable Car with Indoor Theme Park

Excursion to Batu Caves

Transfers (KLIA-Sunway Hotel -Kuala lumpur Hotel- KLIA) or vice versa

Sunway Lagoon 6 Theme Park Tickets

Return Airport Transfers on SIC basis

Exclusions

Anything else not mentioned in inclusions

Air fare/ Train fare/ Visa fees/ Monument entry fees

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, etc.

Guide and entrance fees during sightseeing and any other item not included in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes and fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come in to effect prior to departure

Surcharges if any, needs to be paid at time of confirmation.


KENYAN EXPLORER

7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 441

Nairobi (7N)

Long Haul Diwali

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Nairobi)

A warm welcome awaits you upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our Moyo Guide. Thereafter, depart for The Ark Lodge. A Haven in the Hills. The Ark Lodge is nestled on a slope of Mweiga Hill in the Aberdare Highlands, part of the Great Rift Valley. This captivating site was the homestead of an English couple that decided to settle in Kenya. Almost a half-century later, their home, “The Steep” and opened for guests. Considered a heritage property in Kenya, The Ark Lodge has retained the charm of a private home with the simple comforts of a country inn. Dinner and overnight stay at The Ark Lodge.


Day 2 (Nairobi)

After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for the North through to the Samburu National Reserve arriving in time at Samburu Sopa Lodge. After a lovely lunch, you will then proceed for an afternoon game drive where we will see animals such as the reticulated giraffe, the pinstripe Gravy Zebra, the Gerenuk, the Blue Necked Somali Ostrich, Elephants, Leopards and The Black Maned Lions. Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.


Day 3 (Nairobi)

The pre-breakfast game drive followed by a hearty breakfast thereafter morning at leisure to enjoy the facilities offered by the lodge. After a lovely lunch, you will depart for an afternoon game drive followed by dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.


Day 4 (Nairobi)

The early rise followed by a hearty breakfast and depart for Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge which is located on a range of hills that form the western limits of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, the lodge offers spectacular views over the vastness of Africa. After check in, depart for a game drive as we visit the beautiful Park to see Lion, Rhino, the elusive Leopard, Zebra, Giraffe and of course lots of pink lesser flamingo. Lake Nakuru is famous for its huge flamingo populations due to the alkaline state of the lake. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge.


Day 5 (Nairobi)

After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for Lake Naivasha which is the magnificent lake in the Great Rift Valley and it’s also home to 400 species of birds. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. After a sumptuous lunch, take an optional boat ride to see Hippos and bird life. Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.


Day 6 (Nairobi)

After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for the fabled Masai Mara National Reserve. The enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest migrations and its home for the big five Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Arrive in time for lunch at the beautiful Masai Mara Sopa Lodge. After a sumptuous lunch, you will depart for an afternoon game drive to see the game of Savannah. Dinner and Overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge.


Day 7 (Nairobi)

A relaxed rise followed by a hearty breakfast and thereafter a full day game drive with picnic lunch to see the varied game of the Masai Mara. This region is the Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). Optional visit to a local Maasai village. Dinner and Overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge.


Day 8 (Nairobi)

After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for Nairobi. Upon arrival into Nairobi, you will be transferred to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

Arrival meet and assist and all airport transfers

Accommodation on FB Basis throughout your safari

Transportation in a Safari vehicle with pop up roof ideal for game viewing with a window seat for every person

Services of an English speaking Safari Driver guide

All the Activities as listed in the itinerary

All Park Entrance Fees

All Conservation Fees

Complimentary bottled water and snack hamper in all our vehicles

Comprehensive tour documents and Wildlife Checklist.

Exclusions

Airfare & Travel Insurance

Anything which is not specified under Inclusions

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes or fuel, ROE, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any Surcharges if applicable due to peak season or any other event


FROM SEOUL TO KYOTO

10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 435

Seoul (2N)  jeonju (1N)  Busan (1N)  Shimoneski (1N)  Hiroshima (1N)  Matsuyama (1N)  Kobe (1N)  Mount Koya (1N)  Kyoto (1N)

Long Haul Luxury

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Seoul)

Welcome to Korea! You will transfer to the hotel from the airport in group transport.

Later in the afternoon, we are going to begin our tour of this fascinating country with a visit to the tsunami shaped City Hall. In front of the City Hall, we will also see the Deoksugung Palace, which is lit up at night and which allows us to appreciate the tradition and modernity of this country. On foot, we will then go from here to the district of Myeongdong, the largest and busiest shopping area in Korea. Its name means “brilliant tunnel”. Dinner included in a local restaurant.  


Day 2 (Seoul)

Today we include a tour of the city of Seoul lasting five hours. We will see Changdeokgung Palace. This is a World Heritage Site formed by a group of palaces inside a large park. After the visit, we will go to Bukchon Hanok Village, a traditional historical neighbourhood with tiny houses. Then we pay a visit to Gyeongbokgung Palace, an impressive palace that is 600 years old, where we will see the Changing of the Guard ceremony (if scheduled). Afterwards we will visit the War Memorial, an impressive war museum that tells of the different conflicts suffered by Korea during its history, particular the Korean War with the United Nations in which soldiers from many different countries took part.  To finish, we stop at Lotte World Tower, an impressive 550 m building where there will be time to climb the tower or stroll in the park or around the luxury shopping centres. Lunch included in a local restaurant. You will spend the rest of the day at leisure.


Day 3 (jeonju)

Our next stop is the city of Suwon, former capital of Korea, a World Heritage Site famous for its walls. We will see the impressive fortifications of the city and visit Hwaseong Haenggung, the imperial summer palace. Before leaving this city, we will stop at the Samsung Innovation Museum to learn about the history of this famous technological company. Then we continue to Jeonju, where we will see its fascinating old town (Hanok Village), with its tiny houses, traditional shops and art galleries. Lunch included in a local restaurant.         

Note: The visit to the Samsung Innovation Museum is not always guaranteed. In case it is not possible, Samsung D´Light will be visited instead.


Day 4 (Busan)

Travel through towering mountains as you make your way to Haeinsa, a Buddhist temple built in the year 802 where we discover the Tripitaka, the most complete collection of Buddhist texts engraved on 80,000 blocks of wood. We will visit the temple and the museum on the Tripitaka. We go on to Daegu where we see the market of traditional medicines with its different herbs, and especially ginseng, and the Museum of Oriental medicine. Lunch included. In the afternoon we travel to Haedong Yonggung, a 14th century Buddhist temple located by the sea. Then on to Busan.

 


Day 5 (Shimoneski)

We are in the second largest city in Korea, Busan. We see the memorial to the United Nations with its cemetery were people from numerous countries are buried. Then on to the fantastic Doosan Haeundae complex with its skyscraper and sports marina. We approach the largest fish market in the country, which is alongside Nampo port. Lunch included. Then we walk from there to Yongdusan Park with its immense 120 m pagoda. At night you will take the ferry crossing the Sea of Japan in double cabins with bathroom.   

NB: Sometimes the ferry will be from Busan to Fukuoka (similar schedule).


Day 6 (Hiroshima)

We dock at the port of Shimonoseki at 08.00hrs (breakfast not included) and cross the border. We then depart for Iwakuni, a small city where we will stop to admire the beautiful historic Kintai-Kyo Bridge. We then continue to Miyajimaguchi where we take a ferry to Miyajima, the island “where men and Gods live together in peace”, known for the Itsukushima Shrine dedicated to the guardian of the seas, built partly over the sea. Here we have time to visit the temple, stroll through its attractive centre and have lunch. Then we continue to Hiroshima, where tragedy struck as an atomic bomb fell in 1945, which destroyed the whole city. We will visit the Peace Memorial Park, the atomic bomb dome and the impressive Peace Memorial Museum. Dinner included. 


Day 7 (Matsuyama)

Today we will take a ferry to Shikoku Island, on a pleasant ride that lasts two and a half hours and see the many islands that make up Japan. In Matsuyama we will take the cable car up to its impressive castle. Afterwards, we will visit Ishiteji, a beautiful Buddhist temple and a place of pilgrimage. Lunch included. In the late afternoon, we will visit Dogo Onsen (admission included), a traditional Japanese bathhouse built in the 19th century.

 


Day 8 (Kobe)

We depart for Kotohira, a Shinto shrine dedicated to the god of sailors and a place of pilgrimage. The shrine stands on Mount Zosu and is reached by climbing 785 steps. Afterwards in Takamatsu we will visit Ritsurin, one of the prettiest gardens in Japan. Lunch included. Then, in Naruto, we cross an impressive bridge over the sea, stopping on the way to admire the construction and walk on its glass floor with the sea 45 metres below us. Our road is surrounded by beautiful scenery and then crosses long bridges between islands over the sea. We will arrive in Kobe later in the afternoon.


Day 9 (Mount Koya)

In Kobe we visit the Earthquake Memorial Museum, built the memorialise the disaster that devastated the city in 1995. We then go on to Osaka. We will depart from this city to visit, Mount Koya, one of Japan’s sacred mountains and Japan’s main centre of Shingon Buddhism. There are 120 shrines and monasteries on this mountain which is a magical place of pilgrimage. We will visit Okuno Mausoleum, a spiritual place and an immense cemetery in the wilderness that has more than 200,000 graves. We will also visit Kongobuji temple, built in 1593.     

Note: In winter, as it gets dark earlier, we will not have time to enter Kongobuji temple.

We will spend this night at a Buddhist monastery. The monks will offer us a Zen meditation session (Ajikan). Dinner included (vegetarian food). There is religious ceremony at the temple early in the morning if you wish to attend it.   

Note: We consider the sojourn at the monastery as an experience of great value. The rooms at this place are modest, without bathrooms, in the traditional Japanese style with tatamis. Bathrooms are communal.


Day 10 (Kyoto)

Japanese breakfast at the temple. Then we leave early for Kyoto, to spend the whole day in the city, which was the capital of Japan between 794 and 1868 and home to the Imperial Court. During World War II the city was the only major Japanese to escape bombings, and so it still preserves its wealth of artistic heritage; the famous protocol restricting greenhouse gas emissions was signed in Kyoto in 1997.    

The visit includes a trip to one of the most important parts of the city. We will see the marvellous Shinto Shrine of Fushimi Inari, the Imperial Palace and Kinkakuji temple, “the golden pavilion” and its wonderful gardens.   

You will have some free time before you visit Gion, a busy traditional quarter famous for its Geisha.

Note: If you already visited Kyoto on your circuit, our guide will offer you information and advice on visiting the other parts of the city unaccompanied.


Day 11 (Kyoto)

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel marking the end of our services.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.

Includes arrival transfer 

City tour in : Seoul, Kyoto.

Evening Transfer: Myeongdong quarter in Seoul, Traditional quarter of Gion in Kyoto.

Ticket admission: Metro, Changdeokgung Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace, War Memorial in Seoul, Hwaseong Haenggung, Samsung Innovation Museum not always guaranteed; in Suwon, Hanok Village in Jeonju, Buddhist Temple in Haeinsa, Haedong Yonggung Temple, Yongdusan Park, U.N. Memorial and Doosan Haeundae in Busan, Kintaikyo in Iwakuni, Itsukushima Temple, Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, Dogo Onsen, Ishiteji Temple in Matsuyama, Shinto shrine in Kotohira, Ritsurin Garden , Naruto Brigde, Earthquake Memorial Museum in Kobe, Okuno Mausoleum,Kongobuji Temple and Ajikan or Zazen meditation in Mount Koya, Shrine of Fushimi Inari, Imperial Palace, Kinkaku-ji Temple in Kyoto.

Ferry: Busan Shimonoseki (night ferry), Hiroshima- Miyajima, Hiroshima- Matsuyama.

Funicular: Matsuyama castle in Matsuyama.

9 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Seoul, Seoul, Suwon, Daegu, Busan, Hiroshima, Matsuyama, Takamatsu, Mount Koya.

Exclusions

Anything else not mentioned in inclusions.

Air fare / Train fare / Visa Fees / Monument fare.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.


EGYPTIAN WONDERS

7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS 

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 78

cairo (3N)  Aswan (3N)  Edfu (1N)

Long Haul

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (cairo)

Meet at Cairo Airport upon arrival by Travel representative who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will be escorted immediately to your hotel by A/C modern fleet of car. Check in the hotel upon arrival & overnight in Cairo.


Day 2 (cairo)

Today after breakfast we start exploring ancient Egypt with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labor, is the largest of the three main Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long. We will visit the Papyrus Institute and learn how paper was made in ancient times followed by shopping in the Papyrus Museum, Perfume factory and Jewelry shop. Back to the hotel to refresh & check out afternoon will be free at leisure alternatively as optional tour; lunch can be served in a local or Indian restaurant before driving to the Egyptian museum to visit. Then drive to the famous Khan El Khalili bazaars for free time at leisure till departure time to the station to board the sleeping train to Aswan. Dinner and Overnight in the sleeping train


Day 3 (Aswan)

11:00 Check-In

12:30 Lunch on board

13:30 Visit the High Dam, the Temple of Philae

19:30 Dinner on board.

Overnight in Aswan


Day 4 (Aswan)

07:00 Breakfast on board (Optional tour to Abu simble)

12:30 Lunch on board

13:00 Sailing to Kom Ombo

17:00 Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris in Kom Ombo

18:30 Sailing to Edfu.

19:30 Dinner on board.

Overnight in Edfu.


Day 5 (Edfu)

06:00 Tea and Coffee Before the visit of Edfu temple

06:30 Visit of Horus Temple in Edfu.

08:00 Breakfast on board.

08:30 sailing to Luxor via Esna

13:00 Lunch on board.

Afternoon free at leisure or enjoy an optional tour to visit the East Bank

20:00 Dinner on board.

Overnight in Luxor.


Day 6 (Edfu)

07:00 Breakfast on board

08:00 Check- out after breakfast

08:00 Visit West Bank – Valley of the Kings, and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

After the visit, transfer to Luxor train station to Cairo.

Dinner and Overnight in the sleeping train.


Day 7 (cairo)

Meet & assist upon arriving at Cairo Station and transfer to the hotel in Cairo. Enjoy the hotel amenities or you may choose from the short list of activities offered by Cairo. Overnight at hotel.


Day 8 (cairo)

Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight back to India

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

Meet & assist at Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Airports

All transfer from / to airports in a/c vehicles

Private Half day guided tour to the pyramids and Sphinx area with entrance fee

02 nights’ accommodation in Cairo based on BB

02 nights’ accommodation onboard the sleeping train from Cairo to Aswan on HB

03 nights’ accommodation onboard Nile cruise based on FB (food only & no beverages)

5* Nile cruise like Radamis II or similar www.radamis.net

Private cruise sightseeing with English speaking guide to visit:

In Aswan; Philae Temple & High Dam

While sailing: visit Edfu and Kom Ombo temples

In Luxor: The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank.

Exclusions

Airfare (International & Domestic)

Anything which is not specified under Inclusions

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes or fuel, ROE, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any Surcharges if applicable due to peak season or any other event


CANADIAN ROCKIES

6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS

JC – A – TOUR NO. 59

Banff (2N)  Jasper (1N)  Kamloops (1N)  Vancouver (2N)

Long Haul Romantic

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Banff)

Welcome to Calgary. Experience the authentic and vibrant community, modern amenities and beautiful surroundings of the Town of Banff. Upon arrival, transfer to Banff, then proceed to the hotel and check-in.


Day 2 (Banff)

Today after breakfast, we will set out to explore the Sulphur Mountains. The mountains were named in 1916 for the hot springs on its lower slopes. The springs have been developed into swimming and hot pools. We will then take a Gondola ride in order to explore Sculpture Mountain. Later in the afternoon, we will be heading towards the Lake Louise known for its scenic beauty.


Day 3 (Jasper)

Today after breakfast, we will leave Banff for Jasper by road. It has to be one of the most beautiful drives in the world, Banff to Jasper via the Icefields Parkway. Later proceed for Jasper, check-in to the hotel and enjoy dinner.


Day 4 (Kamloops)

Today after breakfast, we will leave Jasper for Kamloops by road.Upon arrival,we will go for the city tour of Kamloops. Later enjoy dinner.


Day 5 (Vancouver)

After breakfast, we will be heading for the Capilano Suspension Bridge, a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia. Later, we will do a half day sightseeing tour of Vancouver, which includes Stanley Park followed by the English Bay. Enjoy a delicious Indian Dinner.


Day 6 (Vancouver)

Today, we will be heading to the Whistler to ride Whistler Village Gondola which is located at the base of Whistler Mountain in Whistler Village; from here you will enjoy the breathtaking view of PEAK 2 PEAK between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. In the evening, we will return to our hotel in Vancouver for dinner and overnight stay.


Day 7 (Vancouver)

Today after breakfast, we will depart to your next destination.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

All Transfers & sightseeing on SIC basis

06 Nights accommodation with Daily Breakfast and Dinner

Guided City Tour: Calgary, Vancouver

Surface Transfers: CAL>BAN>JAS>KAM>VAN

Entrance Tickets for Banff Gondola ride, Peak to Peak Gondola, Icefield Explorer ride, Capilano Suspension Bridge

Akbar Holidays / Local Representative

GST

Exclusions

Anything else not mentioned in inclusions.

Air fare / Train fare / Visa Fees / Monument fare.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.


BHUTAN A MAGICAL KINGDOM TOUR

3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS

JC-  IA – TOUR NO. 42

Thimpu (1N)  Paro (2N)

Budget Family

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Thimpu)

After completion of immigration formalities at the Paro Airport exit door, you will be met by your Bhutanese Guide and get transferred to Capital City of Bhutan, Thimphu. Enroute stop at Chuzom, confluence of Thimphu (Wang Chhu) and Paro (Pa Chhu) rivers. Here you will see three Stupas, built in Bhutanese, Tibetan and Nepalese style. On arrival in Thimphu, check in at the hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu


Day 2 (Paro)

After breakfast, visit Kuensel Phodrang, the gigantic Buddha Dordenma Statue located atop a hill offering magnificent view of Thimphu Town; National Memorial Chorten, a Stupa built in 1974 to honour the third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck circumambulated by people offering prayers and Folk Heritage Museum, traditional house giving an insight to the Bhutanese lifestyle and artefacts from the rural households. Later you will be driven to Paro. Enroute stop at Tamchog Lhakhang, situated between Thimphu and Paro built in the 13th century by Thangthong Gyalpo also known as the Iron bridge builder. Continue your drive to Paro. On arrival in Paro, check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.


Day 3 (Paro)

After breakfast, you would visit Paro Rimpung Dzong, also known as Fortress of the heap of jewels, built during the time of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646; Ta Dzong, an ancient watch tower overlooking Rimpung Dzong built in 1951 now converted into national museum; Nemi Zam Bridge, also know as Nya Mey Zam Bridge is a traditional covered cantilever bridge connecting the Paro town to the Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples of Bhutan. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.


Day 4 (Paro)

After breakfast you would be dropped at the Paro Airport for your return journey. Tashi Delek!

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

Accommodation on twin sharing basis.

All the rooms are base category unless indicated separately

Meal Plan (MAPAI)

Hotel taxes applicable (as per itinerary).

01 bottled water per day per person.

Guide / Escort charges for Bhutan portion only.

Exclusions

Air Fare/Train fare, insurance premium, any other activities like rafting, archery etc for which supplemental charges will be applicable to be paid by the guests directly.

Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water etc.

Entrance Fees for museums and monuments, Upgradation Charges and Optional Tours to be paid by the guests directly on the spot.

Any additional costs because of additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle other than mentioned in the itinerary will be recovered directly from the guests. Such additional costs are also applicable for usage of vehicle and guide beyond the specified time or normal working hours as mentioned above.

Any cost arising due to unforeseen events like landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. Such expenses will be recovered directly from the guests on the spot.

Any increase in government taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. 


BALI GETAWAY (LAND ONLY)

3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO.25

(3N)

Visa on Arrival

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 ()

Welcome to Indonesia! On your arrival at the airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to your luxurious resort. This Island of the Gods, Bali is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. With its sandy beaches, paddy fields and surfer friendly waves, the island is often called paradise and rightly so. Spend the rest of the day at leisure relaxing and exploring the area.


Day 2 ()

After a lazy breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed to Tanah Lot, a rocky outcrop off the Indonesian coast.  Visit the 16th century Tanah Lot Temple dedicated to the Balinese sea gods on your half day tour.


Day 3 ()

Enjoy another day in paradise with a visit to Tanjung Benoa, Watersport Central in Bali. A mecca for adrenaline junkies, the peninsula is famed for its jet skis, banana boats and water jet packs.


Day 4 ()

Enjoy your last day in Bali before checking out and being transferred to the airport, where you will depart for your destination with bags full of souvenirs and happy memories.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

Daily Breakfast

Return Airport Transfers

Half-Day Tanah Lot Temple Tour

Watersports @ Tanjong Benoa Beach (includes 1 Ride of Banana Boat, Flying Fish & Jet Ski)

All Tours & Transfers on SIC basis

Exclusions

Anything else not mentioned in inclusions

Air fare/ Train fare/ Visa fees/ Monument entry fees

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, etc.

Guide and entrance fees during sightseeing and any other item not included in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes and fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come in to effect prior to departure


AUSTRALIAN MARVELS (LAND ONLY)

9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 8

Melbourne (3N)  Gold Coast (3N)  Sydney (3N)

Family Luxury Shopping

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Melbourne)

Welcome to Australia! You will arrive in Melbourne Tullamarine Airport by 2130hrs & SIC transfer to your hotel (Extra Private Surcharge apply for late-night arrivals).

Later proceed on your own to MCG Gate # 3 between light towers (1 & 2) to join the guided 1 Hour Melbourne Cricket Ground (subject to operation). Explore the inner sanctum of the legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on a behind the scenes tour. Venture into the player changing rooms and step onto the arena itself. Highlights of this must-see tour include: The famous MCC Long Room, MCC Library( Founded in 1973) MCG tapestry, player change rooms, cricketers’ viewing room, Ron Casey media centre, portrait of Sir  Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar, a walk on the arena, Cricket Victoria Bill Lawry Centre, City Terrace with vies of the Melbourne Skyline.  (No Transfers)

OR

Walk across to Southgate Art & Leisure Precinct to Join 1Hr Melbourne Yarra River Cruise (operates between 1100-1500hrs) – (No Transfers). Return to Hotel on own. Overnight at your Melbourne Hotel.


Day 2 (Melbourne)

This morning’s tour is packed with city sights and historical landmarks. Take a seat and enjoy the bustle of Melbourne’s city as your Driver Guide keeps you posted on what to look out for along the way. First, you’ll tour through Melbourne’s city centre. Next, you can take a look at the imposing Parliament House followed by a stop at Queen Victoria Market (photo stop only). Next, we will stop at the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens. You will be allowed some time to explore the gardens. Here you can visit the Conservatory for its incredible floral display, or the quaint Tudor Village. You also have the opportunity to visit the lovely little Cooks Cottage in the heart of Fitzroy Gardens, which was the original home of Captain James Cook’s parents. Take a wander into the cottage (own expense) and you’ll be transported back in time to the 1700s. Your last stop will be at the Shrine of Remembrance. It is one of the largest memorials in the country and is Melbourne’s most recognized landmark. Tour ends at Federation Square. Later we proceed to Philip Island, travel directly to the Penguin Parade. Enjoy panoramic views of the French Island before witnessing the amazing nightly ritual. Watch penguins march up the sand to their nests and enjoy time browsing through the educational centre.


Day 3 (Melbourne)

After breakfast at the hotel, choose from a host of day tours.

Morning Full Day SIC Great Ocean Road Tour Dep 0800hrs / Returns after 2000hrs

OR 

Morning Full Day SIC Sovereign Hill Gold Rush Tour Dep 0800hrs only on Tue, Thu & Sat / Returns by 1730hrs

OR 

Morning Full Day SIC Puffing Billy Steam Train & Yarra Valley Wineries of Dominique Portet, Rochford, etc – Dep 0800hrs only on Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sun (Compulsory & Non-Refundable)​

OR 

Morning Full Day SIC Puffing Billy Steam Train, Dandenong Ranges & Healsville Wildlife Tour – Dep 0800hrs only on Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sun


Day 4 (Gold Coast)

Depart to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport after breakfast by SIC Transfer for flights within 2100hrs. Arrive at Brisbane or Gold Coast Airport within 2330hrs and SIC Transfer to your hotel.


Day 5 (Gold Coast)

After breakfast at the hotel. Hop on a return SIC transfer for the Movieworld theme park. Stay overnight at your hotel


Day 6 (Gold Coast)

Breakfast at Hotel. Return SIC transfer to Seaworld Admission (Combo Ticket – No Refund if 1Park Ticket Utilised or Ticket lost). Overnight at your Hotel


Day 7 (Sydney)

Breakfast at Hotel. Check-out & SIC transfer to Brisbane or Gold Coast Airport. Arrive Sydney Airport within 2130hrs & SIC Transfer (Infant below 1year Not Allowed) to your Hotel. Overnight at your Hotel.


Day 8 (Sydney)

In the morning you will be picked up for the Sydney City Tour including Manly Beach. Your Driver Guide will provide expert commentary as you weave your way through the beautiful northern beach suburbs of Sydney. You’ll head out over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the largest steel arch bridges in the world. Just a few kilometres from Sydney city on the Lower North Shore is Milsons Point. One of Sydney’s more affluent suburbs, the streets are filled with beautiful homes, churches and schools, many built in the late 1800s. With its incredible views of the harbour and Opera House, and an abundance of leading restaurants, cafés and boutique shops, Milsons Point is a popular destination for both locals and visitors. From Milsons Point, you’ll get a fantastic view of the iconic Sydney Opera House. This World Heritage-listed building designed by Jørn Utzon is considered a masterpiece of modern architecture and a world-class performing arts venue. Time to feel the sand between your toes! The exciting suburb of Manly is famous for its beaches that stretch from Queenscliff up to the North Steyne Beach to Manly Beach. With its relaxed, outdoor lifestyle, Manly is a great place to take some time wandering on the beaches and checking out the sights.

Tour ends at King Street Wharf.

Make your own way to Darling Harbour to utilize your 3 in 1 pass- Choice of any 3 – The Sydney Tower Eye, SEA Life Aquarium, Madame Tussauds OR Wildlife  Sydney (10 minutes walk from King Street Wharf)

Today in the evening make your way to King Street Wharf 5 to check-in for the Showboat Dinner Cruise (Indian menu). Sydney Showboats is one of the most unique dining destinations on Sydney Harbour! An authentic paddle wheeler with historic good looks, the Sydney Showboat exudes old-world charm and glamour unlike any other vessel plying Sydney Harbour. Its outer decks and wrap-around verandas serve as fantastic viewing galleries to take in all the dazzling harbour sights! The dining experience is a seamless blend of old and new that gives you a taste of the old world with all comforts and luxury of modernity to enhance your Sydney dinner cruise experience!

Note: (Showboat Dinner cruise does not operate on Sun & Tue)


Day 9 (Sydney)

Breakfast at Hotel

Full-Day SIC Blue Mountains Tour with Wildlife Park and Scenic Rides at Scenic World – Dep 0755hrs daily / Returns by 1800hrs – Limited hotel pickup (Compulsory & NON Refundable)

OR                                                                                                                        

Full-Day SIC Blue Mountains Tour with Wildlife Park and Café Lunch at Leura Village – Dep 0755hrs daily / Returns by 1800hrs – Limited hotel pickup (Compulsory & NON Refundable)

OR                                                                                                                        

Full-Day SIC Blue Mountains Tour with Wildlife Park and Parramatta River Cruise – Dep 0755hrs daily / Tour Ends at Darling Harbour or Circular Quay  – No Hotel Drop-off (Compulsory & NON-Refundable)

OR                        

Full-Day SIC Jenolan Cave (Lucas) with Blue Mountains Tour – Dep 0800hrs on Tue, Thu & Sat – Limited hotel pickup (Compulsory & NON-Refundable)

OR                                                                         

Full-Day SIC Port Stephens’ 1.5Hr Dolphin Cruise & 1Hr Sand Dunes Tour – Dep 0755hrs only on Mon, Wed & Sat / Returns by 1900hrs – Limited hotel pickup (Compulsory & NON Refundable)

OR                                                                                                                        

Full-Day SIC Hunter Valley Wineries Experience Tour with Lunch – Dep 0755hrs only on Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sun / returns 1830hrs – Limited hotel pickup (Compulsory & NON Refundable)

OR                                                                                                                        

Full-Day SIC Canberra – Australia’s Capital City Tour – Dep 0715hrs only on Mon & Fri & Sun / returns 1830hrs – VERY Limited hotel pickup – Only 4 pickup points (Compulsory & NON Refundable)                                              


Day 10 (Sydney)

Today we return back to India with wonderful memories.


Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

Accommodation with Breakfast as per Itinerary

All Transfers & Sightseeing as per the listed itinerary.

Melbourne City Tour

Choice of 1 Full Day SIC Tour in Melbourne

Excursion to Movieworld in Gold Coast

Excursion to SeaWorld in Gold Coast

Sydney City Tour

Combo 3 in 1 Pass – Entrance to Sea Life Aquarium OR Entrance to Sydney Tower with 4D Experience OR Sydney Wildlife OR Madamme Tussauds

Entrance to Sydney Showboat Cruise with Indian Vegetarian Dinner

Choice of 1 Full Day SIC Tour in Sydney

All Tours & Transfers are on SIC basis and as per itinerary.

Exclusions

Internal Airfare is not included in the Itinerary.

Anything else not mentioned in inclusions.

Train fare / Monument fare.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in ‘cost inclusions’

Any increase in taxes or fuel, ROE, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure

Any Surcharges if applicable due to peak season, black-out dates or any other event

Terms & Condtions


  • GST shall be applicable over and above the package prices.
  • Your e-tickets will be sent 3 days before departure in case of fixed departure.
  • Above rates are Net and Non Commissionable.
  • The package price does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
  • Meal plan: EP – Accommodation only, CP – Accommodation with breakfast, MAP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • In case of any Visa denial or any delay in Visa process we shall not be resonsible for any loss due to the same and no refund will be applicable. Visa approval and process duration is as per consulate / embassy descretion. We cannot guarantee if visa shall be granted and duration to process the same.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.( AC will not work on hills )
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice, Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest (if any applicable as per cancellation policy) will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
  • From 1 June 2016 onwards if any invoice amount is above 2 lacs and mode of payment full or partial is in cash (cash paid at counter or deposited in bank) 1% TCS will be applicabke and to be deposited extra on total amount and PAN card copy has to be shared.
  • Also do read booking procedure which is given in every package details.
  • The Company reserves the right to:
  • Take the booking for the group tour and individual tour.
  • Cancel bookings even after the acceptance of the payment without assigning any reason. In this case the company shall refund the money to the guest.
  • Dismiss any guest from the tour for misbehaviour especially if it affects the group and Physical or verbal assault to the Tour Manager.
  • Withdraw discounts at any point of time.
  • Change the routing of Air Travel.
  • Change hotel and/tour programme due to unavoidable circumstances.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation made 30 days or more before departure date – 25% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made 15 to 30 Days prior to Departure – 50% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made within 15 Days before Departure – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • In case of no show – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Note: Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

    Cancellation Due To Visa Rejection

All the clients travelling on a tour must be in possession of a valid visa. However kindly note that it is entirely at the discretion of the concerned Consulate / Authorities to grant / reject visa even after submitting all relevant documents and the company will not be held responsible for the same. The company is not at all liable for such cases or has any influence on the consulate/embassy’s decision The role of the company is only to provide necessary guidance to the client for the purpose of applying for Visa. The company will not be responsible for non-issuance of visa due to receipt of incomplete / delayed documents from the Clients. It is a possibility that the consulate may ask the passengers to appear for a personal interview. This is at the sole discretion of the Consulate / Authorities. If the required documents are not submitted by the client, the issuance of visa will further be delayed / rejected, and the client will not hold JABETO CHOLO for the same. Client should adhere to all the norms and conditions laid by the consulate/embassy Upon rejection of visa, if the client wishes to reapply for the visa, he/she is liable to pay again the requisite fee to the consulate and he/she will not claim from JABETO CHOLO

  •  

    Loss/Damage

  • Company is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings during the stay in the hotel or while traveling in the coach. Due to theft or loss of baggage, tour participant can lodge a complaint with the local authorities on his/her sole discretion, cost, risk and consequences.

HIGHLIGHTS OF ARMENIA

4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 425

Yerevan (2N)  Tsaghkadzor (2N)

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Yerevan)

Depart from your country and start a nice journey to Caucasus Region. Arrive in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel, check- in. Free time to relax. Overnight in Yerevan.


Day 2 (Yerevan)

The tour begins with a visit to Mother Armenia, a statue which was constructed to replace a monumental statue of Joseph Stalin. Visit Genocide complex and Dalma Mall. Thereafter, you will head to the Cascade, a giant stairway in the capital city which links downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighbourhood. The stairs afford walkers unobstructed views of central Yerevan and Mount Ararat. From the Cascade, you will be heading to the Opera House. A visit to the Republic Square awaits you next. The Square is famous for the dancing water fountains located at the north-eastern end along the National Gallery. The buildings around the Square are made of rose and white Armenian tufa stones and provide a great insight into the architectural heritage of Armenia. If you are looking for some shopping during your holiday to Armenia, Vernissage (open only on week-ends) is the place to be. Hundreds of vendors selling a variety of crafts, souvenirs, woodcarving items, antiques, and wool carpets will leave you spoilt for choice. Overnight in Yerevan.


Day 3 (Tsaghkadzor)

Explore Armenia’s UNESCO World Heritage–listed treasures on this Garni-Geghard day tour. Visit the iconic Temple of Garni — widely considered the country’s most important symbol of pre-Christian Armenia and admire the classical Hellenistic architecture you find. Enjoy breathtaking views over Mt Ararat on route to the UNESCO–listed monastery complex of Geghard. Within our tour we will be in the valley of Azat river where there are mayn historical and natural monuments. We will go to the Pagan Temple of Garni. The Pagan Temple of Garni is the only non-Christian temple currently standing in Armenia The architectural complex of Garni was Armenia’s foremost center of Hellenistic culture and the summer residence of Armenian kings. Drive to the unique caved temple St. Geghard (12th -13th cc.), the name of which means “holy spear” in the honor of the long-preserved spear, the same spear that pierced the body of crucified Christ. At the moment this spear is kept in the museum of Etchmiadzin. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list (2000). Drive to Tsaghkadzor Overnight in Tsaghkadzor.


Day 4 (Tsaghkadzor)

You will be driven to the North-Western part of Armenia. The first stop is Tsaghkadzor city (Valley of flowers) considered to be one of the most popular winter resorts of Armenia. Opportunity to go up to the mountain peaks by rope way, where you will catch an unforgettable gorgeous panoramic view of this part of the world. Moving on, pay a visit to the Kecharis monastery. The next stop is Lake Sevan that is only 30 minutes’ drive distance from Tsaghkadzor. It is known as a blue gem of the Armenian mountain’s cape. Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet water lakes in the world, situated at an altitude of 1,897 meters above sea level. Climb on peninsula from where the fascinating view on the Lake is open. Visit Sevanavank monastery, built by the princess Mariam to honor the life of her deceased husband in the 9th century. Afterwards, go to visit Dilijan.  Dilijan is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, famous for its amazing surroundings, situated in Dilijan National Park. This small city, lost in forests and mountains with alpine meadows around, is home to numerous Armenian artists, composers, and filmmakers. Visit to Haghartsin Monastery (X- XIV centuries). Nestled in forested mountains the Monastery creates a magical impression of the lost world. Drive back to Tsaghkadzor. Overnight in Tsaghkadzor.


Day 5 (Tsaghkadzor)

After breakfast you will be transferred to Zvartnots Airport. You return home with wonderful memories.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

2 Nights’ accommodation in Yerevan in above mentioned or similar hotel

2 Nights’ accommodation in Tsaghkadzor in above mentioned or similar hotel

Daily Breakfast

Transportation service in comfortable AC vehicles on private basis

All entrance tickets including Tsaghkadzor ropeway

Guide service as per program

02 water bottles per person per day

Local Taxes

Exclusions

Cost of Economy Class Airfares

Travel Insurance

Cost of Guide Services, Entrance Fees, Sim Cards and anything else which is not specified in inclusions.

Any Surcharges due to Black-Out Dates & Holidays

Snow activities at Tsaghkadzor

Alcohol during Dinners

Terms & Condtions


  • GST shall be applicable over and above the package prices.
  • Your e-tickets will be sent 3 days before departure in case of fixed departure.
  • Above rates are Net and Non Commissionable.
  • The package price does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
  • Meal plan: EP – Accommodation only, CP – Accommodation with breakfast, MAP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • In case of any Visa denial or any delay in Visa process we shall not be resonsible for any loss due to the same and no refund will be applicable. Visa approval and process duration is as per consulate / embassy descretion. We cannot guarantee if visa shall be granted and duration to process the same.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.( AC will not work on hills )
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice, Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest (if any applicable as per cancellation policy) will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
  • From 1 June 2016 onwards if any invoice amount is above 2 lacs and mode of payment full or partial is in cash (cash paid at counter or deposited in bank) 1% TCS will be applicabke and to be deposited extra on total amount and PAN card copy has to be shared.
  • Also do read booking procedure which is given in every package details.
  • The Company reserves the right to:
  • Take the booking for the group tour and individual tour.
  • Cancel bookings even after the acceptance of the payment without assigning any reason. In this case the company shall refund the money to the guest.
  • Dismiss any guest from the tour for misbehaviour especially if it affects the group and Physical or verbal assault to the Tour Manager.
  • Withdraw discounts at any point of time.
  • Change the routing of Air Travel.
  • Change hotel and/tour programme due to unavoidable circumstances.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation made 30 days or more before departure date – 25% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made 15 to 30 Days prior to Departure – 50% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made within 15 Days before Departure – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • In case of no show – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Note: Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

    Cancellation Due To Visa Rejection

All the clients travelling on a tour must be in possession of a valid visa. However kindly note that it is entirely at the discretion of the concerned Consulate / Authorities to grant / reject visa even after submitting all relevant documents and the company will not be held responsible for the same. The company is not at all liable for such cases or has any influence on the consulate/embassy’s decision The role of the company is only to provide necessary guidance to the client for the purpose of applying for Visa. The company will not be responsible for non-issuance of visa due to receipt of incomplete / delayed documents from the Clients. It is a possibility that the consulate may ask the passengers to appear for a personal interview. This is at the sole discretion of the Consulate / Authorities. If the required documents are not submitted by the client, the issuance of visa will further be delayed / rejected, and the client will not hold JABETO CHOLO for the same. Client should adhere to all the norms and conditions laid by the consulate/embassy Upon rejection of visa, if the client wishes to reapply for the visa, he/she is liable to pay again the requisite fee to the consulate and he/she will not claim from JABETO CHOLO

  •  

    Loss/Damage

  • Company is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings during the stay in the hotel or while traveling in the coach. Due to theft or loss of baggage, tour participant can lodge a complaint with the local authorities on his/her sole discretion, cost, risk and consequences.

BEST OF NEPAL

5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS

JC – IA – TOUR NO. 445

Kathmandu (3N)  Pokhara (2N)

Budget

Detail Itinerary


Day 1 (Kathmandu)

Meeting at airport upon arrival by Office Personnel. Transfer to hotel. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the Kingdom. The urban sprawl that makes up modern Kathmandu is in fact two cities, Patan and Kathmandu.


Day 2 (Kathmandu)

This morning you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith .The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites’s list Since 1979. This “extensive Hindu temple precinct” is a “sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river”. We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where all devout Buddhists come for a pilgrimage. After completion of these two spots, you will be taken take you for a visit to Patan. Also known as Lalitpur , the city of beauty is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is the second largest town in the valley. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan’s central Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples: Its an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathamandu or Bhaktapur. Within the city also lies the Tibetan refugee center, home to most of the valley’s Tibetan population. While technically refugees, the Tibetans are some of the wealthiest people in the valley because of the carpet industry they operate. For those looking to bring home a fine Tibetan carpet, this is the place to shop. You will then go to Swayambhunath the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps. (The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 06 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel )


Day 3 (Pokhara)

Drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is 210 kms from Kathmandu and is a 7 hours drive approx. From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather there are splendid views right from the hotel. On the way you have an option at an extra cost of doing the river rafting or visit the Manakamna Temple “ Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” where you are taken by a cable ride of 10 mins. Overnight at hotel.


Day 4 (Pokhara)

This morning you will go for a excursion trip to Sarangkot. Sarangkot is the most popular tourist destination from where the tourist can enjoy the great view of the Pokhara Valley and the magnificent view of the mountains. Sarangkot is only 13 kms from Lake Side, Pokhara. Sarangkot is the highest view point for a sunrise and it is just 1592m high. Sarangkot is cooler than Pokhara. Sarangkot can be reached easily by 45 to 60 minutes by a car ride to the top from Pokhara. Many tourists come to Sarangkot for sunrise view and go back. From Sarangkot, on the northern direction we can see Dhaulagiri in the far west. Annapurna range is visible when the weather is clear on the same side. On the southern direction the village overlooks the city of Pokhara and its lake on the north-western outskirts of the city. (The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 03 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel ) This afternoon you will visit Bindebasini Temple. This is one of the oldest temples in Pokhara was a part of Kaski Kingdom, the main deity of the temple,Goddess Durga, was brought from India . Apart from the peace and tranquility that can be felt in this region, the premises of the temple offers a good view of the Himalaya on a clear day. The temple is in the area of the bazaar, hence,a journey of the old bazaar can be combined with a visit to the temple. Sightseeing to Devi’s fall, also known as Patale Chango is an awesome waterfall lying 2 km southwest of Pokhara. During summer and rainy season, the waterfall takes its real form, with gushing water splashing and making its way through the rocks. Just opposite of Devi’s fall, on the other side of the road, there is Gupteshwor Cave. This cave is popular for the different natural forms made from limestone deposits. Photography is strictly prohibited inside the cave. Overnight at hotel. ( The above sightseeing is for a maximum of 03 hours after the vehicle reports at the hotel )


Day 5 (Kathmandu)

Drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same path & transfer to hotel. Rest day at leisure. One can indulge in shopping or visit the casinos trying their lady luck on your own. Overnight at hotel.


Day 6 (Kathmandu)

Morning will be comparatively free and closer to the time of your flight, you will be transferred to the airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.

Inclusion & Exclusion


Inclusions

03 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast.

02 nights accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast.

02 international airport transfers by an A/c vehicle exclusively

Sightseeing as per the itinerary in Kathmandu and Pokhara by an A/c vehicle exclusively

Transportation Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by an A/c vehicle exclusively

Exclusions

Air Fare/Train fare, insurance premium, any other activities like rafting, archery etc for which supplemental chares will be applicable to be paid by the guests directly.

Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, tips & gratuity, bottled water etc.

Entrance Fees for museums and monuments, Upgradation Charges and Optional Tours to be paid by the guests directly on the spot.

Any additional costs because of additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle other than mentioned in the itinerary will be recovered directly from the guests. Such additional costs are also applicable for usage of vehicle and guide beyond the specified time or normal working hours as mentioned above.

Any cost arising due to unforeseen events like landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. Such expenses will be recovered directly from the guests on the spot.

Any increase in government taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

GST.

Anything which is not included in the inclusion.

Terms & Condtions


  • GST shall be applicable over and above the package prices.
  • Your e-tickets will be sent 3 days before departure in case of fixed departure.
  • Above rates are Net and Non Commissionable.
  • The package price does not include – Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
  • Meal plan: EP – Accommodation only, CP – Accommodation with breakfast, MAP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • In case of any Visa denial or any delay in Visa process we shall not be resonsible for any loss due to the same and no refund will be applicable. Visa approval and process duration is as per consulate / embassy descretion. We cannot guarantee if visa shall be granted and duration to process the same.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.( AC will not work on hills )
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice, Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest (if any applicable as per cancellation policy) will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
  • From 1 June 2016 onwards if any invoice amount is above 2 lacs and mode of payment full or partial is in cash (cash paid at counter or deposited in bank) 1% TCS will be applicabke and to be deposited extra on total amount and PAN card copy has to be shared.
  • Also do read booking procedure which is given in every package details.
  • The Company reserves the right to:
  • Take the booking for the group tour and individual tour.
  • Cancel bookings even after the acceptance of the payment without assigning any reason. In this case the company shall refund the money to the guest.
  • Dismiss any guest from the tour for misbehaviour especially if it affects the group and Physical or verbal assault to the Tour Manager.
  • Withdraw discounts at any point of time.
  • Change the routing of Air Travel.
  • Change hotel and/tour programme due to unavoidable circumstances.


Cancellation Policy


  • Cancellation made 30 days or more before departure date – 25% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made 15 to 30 Days prior to Departure – 50% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Cancellation made within 15 Days before Departure – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • In case of no show – 100% of package price will be applicable as cancellation charges.
  • Note: Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

    Cancellation Due To Visa Rejection

All the clients travelling on a tour must be in possession of a valid visa. However kindly note that it is entirely at the discretion of the concerned Consulate / Authorities to grant / reject visa even after submitting all relevant documents and the company will not be held responsible for the same. The company is not at all liable for such cases or has any influence on the consulate/embassy’s decision The role of the company is only to provide necessary guidance to the client for the purpose of applying for Visa. The company will not be responsible for non-issuance of visa due to receipt of incomplete / delayed documents from the Clients. It is a possibility that the consulate may ask the passengers to appear for a personal interview. This is at the sole discretion of the Consulate / Authorities. If the required documents are not submitted by the client, the issuance of visa will further be delayed / rejected, and the client will not hold JABETO CHOLO for the same. Client should adhere to all the norms and conditions laid by the consulate/embassy Upon rejection of visa, if the client wishes to reapply for the visa, he/she is liable to pay again the requisite fee to the consulate and he/she will not claim from JABETO CHOLO

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    Loss/Damage

  • Company is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings during the stay in the hotel or while traveling in the coach. Due to theft or loss of baggage, tour participant can lodge a complaint with the local authorities on his/her sole discretion, cost, risk and consequences.

Contact Us

Corporate Office :

JABETO CHOLO

44C, Tollygunge Circular Road, New Alipore, West Bengal, Kolkata - 700053

Office Help Desk Number :

92 3000 3999 | 92 3003 3003

92 3005 3005 | 033-35111411

Email :

jabetocholo@gmail.com

Regd. Office Address :

JABETO CHOLO

29A, Rakhal Das Auddy Road, Alipore, West Bengal, Kolkata – 700027