Monday, 27 November 2017

Visiting U.S.A.? Why not take a small tour



SIGNATURE TOURS

These tours have been designed for those visiting friends and family (VFR) in the U.S.A. and would like to take a few days to tour while their hosts are busy.


8 DAYS SEATTLE-YELLOWSTONE TOUR
~ Seattle, Spokane, Missoula, Yellowstone National Park, Cocur D’Alene, Olympic National Park, Mt. Rainier National Park

Day 1: Arrive in Seattle (Optional Morning Tour / Night Tour)
Free airport pick-up service (during 9:00AM-10:00PM) and transfer to hotel to rest.  Rest of day on own or join our optional Morning Tour (Microsoft Corporate Headquarters, University of Washington) or optional Night Tour (Seattle Fisherman Wharf – Kerry Park)

Day 2: Seattle – Spokane – Missoula
Drive east from Seattle along the I-90 and reach the vibrant city of Spokane to visit Expo ’74 site. Later the tour continues to Missoula in Montana and stops at the 50,000 Silver Dollar collection bar in Western Montana.

Day 3: Missoula – Yellowstone National Park
Drive to Yellowstone National Park - one of the most stunning Wonderlands in the world. Discover the  popular attractions including Dragon’s Mouth Spring, Mud Volcano, Fountain Paint Pot, Yellowstone Lake, the most famous Old Faithful Geyser and many more. Overnight at Livingston.

Day 4: Yellowstone National Park – Missoula
Continue to explore the Yellowstone Park by visiting Mammoth Hot Springs, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone River Falls and Tower Fall.  In the afternoon, we will drive back to Missoula.

Day 5: Missoula – Coeur d’Alene – Seattle
A trip to Lake Coeur d’Alene with a visit to the world’s longest floating boardwalk, located at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Savour the amazing lake views and keep a watch out for osprey or bald eagles. By the shores of this lake is the Floating Green golf course, the one and only of its kind. Drive back to Seattle.

Day 6: Seattle City Tour
Seattle is the largest city in both the State of Washington and Pacific Northwest region of North America. The city tour will include a tour inside Boeing factory, visit to Pike Place Market for handicrafts and local produce, Space Needle observation tower, MoPOP Museum and Pioneer Square.

Day 7: Olympic National Park
Travel to Olympic National Park and visit Hurricane Ridge, Lake Crescent and many great wonders of natural beauty.  While returning to Seattle you can take the Bainbridge Island ferry to enjoy the breathtaking views of Seattle’s coastline.
Day 8: Mt. Rainier National Park
Visit to Mt. Rainier to see the tallest volcano (of the continental United States) and Chritine Falls, Narada Falls and Paradise Road. Tour complete and transfer to Seatlle International Airport for flight back home.

Rates per person USD 865@* in a double room
@ GST Extra

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please note
·        As the Olympic National Park and Mt. Rainer are the mountain tourist attractions, you are required to purchase the admission tickets
·        “Attraction Admission” Yellowstone National Park $45/person (Required)

Included in Price
·        7 nights accommodation in Red Lion / Quality Inn/ Comfort Inn/ Hampton Inn or equivalent
·        Air conditioned coach

Excluded from Price
·        All flights, International & Domestic, reservations, taxes, fees etc.
·        Meals
·        Porterage
·        Attractions tickets
·        Service fee ($10 per person per day)
·        All expenses of personal nature like tips, mineral water, laundry charges, telephone charges, food
·        Any increase in services that may come into force prior to the commencement and any increase in the cost of land arrangements or airfare due to increase in fuel prices, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates etc.
·        Any items not specifically mentioned in “included in price”

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6 DAYS EAST COAST CLASSIC TOUR
~ New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Corning, Niagara Falls, Boston

Experience the soul of six cities of U.S.A. - the elegant lifestyle of New York, the heart of the powerful country – Washington D.C., the heritage of Philadelphia & Boston, view the natural wonder of Niagara Falls and visit the campus of Harvard and MIT.

Day 1: Arrive in New York
Free airport shuttle service (during 9:00AM-11:00PM) and transfer to hotel to rest.  Half day self-guided tour of Flushing for those arriving in the morning and optional night Tour (Rockfeller Centre, Times Square and observation point in New Jersey)

Day 2 New York City Tour
Explore the Big Apple through the Empire State Building Observation, sightseeing by Liberty cruise on the Hudson River, visit USS Intrepid, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wall Street, Times Square and Madame Tussauds.

Day 3 Philadelphia – Washington D.C.
In Philadelphia tour the Independence National Historical Park and see the grand Independence Hall as well as the Liberty Bell.  In Washington D.C. visit the National Air & Space Museum, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorial.   Take pictures with the White House and U.S. Capitol before boarding a cruise for sightseeing of the town along the Potomac River.

Day 4 Washington D.C. - Corning – Niagara Falls
Visit the Museum of Glass in Corning, then head out to see Niagara Falls.  Overlook the pounding water of the falls and take the famous “Maid of the Mist” which gets passengers as close as possible to the Niagara Falls! Watch a Niagara IMAX movie at the visit centre.  You can choose to stay in the falls park or take an in-depth tour of Niagara Whirlpool State Park and the Old Fort Niagara. Watch a Native American Dance Show before heading back to the hotel.

Day 5 Upstate New York – Boston
Crossing the upstate New York, arrive in Boston for campus tours in Harvard University and M.I.T.  The city tour includes a visit to the Trinity Cathedral, Hancock Building, Boston Athenaeum and Boston Park.  Enjoy some famous Boston lobsters for a complimentary dinner.

Day 6 Boston – Home
Take the Boston Harbour Cruise with sightseeing of the city and visit the historical Quincy Market to get a taste of the historical ambience as well as to pick out souvenirs. Finish off with lunch before being dropped off to the airport for your flight back home.

Rates per person USD 448@* in a double room
 @ GST Extra
* Please write to us for pricing for summer 2018

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Included in Price
·        5 nights accommodation in Comfort Inn/ Days Inn / Ramada Inn or equivalent
·        Air conditioned coach

Excluded from Price
·        All flights, International & Domestic, reservations, taxes, fees etc.
·        Meals (apart from Boston Lobster dinner)
·        Porterage
·        Attractions admission tickets
·        Service fee ($10 per person per day)
·        All expenses of personal nature like tips, mineral water, laundry charges, telephone charges, food
·        Any increase in services that may come into force prior to the commencement and any increase in the cost of land arrangements or airfare due to increase in fuel prices, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates etc.
·        Any items not specifically mentioned in “included in price”

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8 DAYS TEXAS TOUR
~ Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans

Day 1: Arrive in Houston
Free airport shuttle service from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and transfer to hotel for check-in at 3pm. Rest and go shopping in the nearby mall and stores. 

Day 2Houston - Dallas
After breakfast, visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Rice University and the Toyota Centre.  Passing the Hermann Park and the Houston Zoo, we will visit the Houston Police Officer’s Memorial for seeing the Houston skyline.  After the tour we head to Dallas.

Day 3 : Dallas – Fort Worth
Enjoy your breakfast and follow the path of history to George W Bush Presidential Library and the historic Stockyard in Fort Worth.  After lunch we go to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, followed by the Dallas World Aquarium, Arts District and Reunion Tower.

Day 4 Austin-San Antonio (Night Tour) 
We will arrive at the Capital city of Texas: Austin. Guests will have a chance to go inside for the State Capitol with an exclusive tour to see the Senate and House chamber, Governor’s public reception room, State Capitol library etc. This will be followed by a visit to University of Texas at Austin, Hope Outdoor Gallery, after which we will head to San Antonio. At night, you may choose to join our optional Night Tour in San Antonio after you take a rest.

Day 5 San Antonio -Houston
We will go to the Alamo Mission and then the Buckhorn Museum.  Explore local shops at the Historic Market Squarein  a festive indoor mall famously described as the largest Mexican market outside Mexico.  Follow this with a visit to the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas for the most spectacular view of the Alamo City.

Day 6HoustonNew Orleans
Enjoy your breakfast before we start the tour with Oak Alley Plantation, followed by a Swamp Tour - a fun adventurous boat ride that showcases the unique eco system of New Orleans region.  You can also see the the natural disaster remains of Hurricane Katrina.  Next, we will head to our hotel for the night located at French Quarter district in New Orleans. Enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure. You can find a live jazz performance bar around Bourbon Street; enjoy a cup of coffee and Beignets at the famous CafĂ© De Mone. 

Day 7New Orleans- Houston
After breakfast visit the National World War II Museum.  Around noon we will take you to the Mississippi Steamed Jazz Cruise for a two-hour cruise from the heart of the French Quarter. The live Jazz performance on the steamboat will make it an unforgettable trip.

Day 8Houston NASA Tour – Home
We will make our first stop to Battleship Texas, then go for San Jacinto Monument, followed by the NASA Space Center.  After tour ends, head back to airport for flight back home.

Rates per person USD 938@* in a double room

@ GST Extra
* Please write to us for pricing for summer 2018

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Included in Price
·        7 nights accommodation in Crowne Plaza/ Courtyard by Mariott/ Best Western Pluas/ Holiday Inn or equivalent – on bed & breakfast basis
·        Air conditioned coach

Excluded from Price
·        All flights, International & Domestic, reservations, taxes, fees etc.
·        Meals (apart from Boston Lobster dinner)
·        Porterage
·        Attractions admission tickets
·        Service fee ($10 per person per day)
·        All expenses of personal nature like tips, mineral water, laundry charges, telephone charges, food
·        Any increase in services that may come into force prior to the commencement and any increase in the cost of land arrangements or airfare due to increase in fuel prices, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates etc.
·        Any items not specifically mentioned in “included in price”

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7 DAYS MIAMI & ORLANDO TOUR
~ Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando (with Theme Parks)

Day 1 : Arrive in Miami (Optional Night Tour)
Complimentary pickup from airport by tour guide and transfer to hotel for checking in.  Enjoy some free time for the rest of your day or go for shopping at either Aventura Mall or Dolphin Mall.  Optional - Fort Lauderdale's Dinner & Show Cruise/ Miami South Beach Night Tour.

Day 2 : Miami Everglades National Park – Miami 
Visit the biggest conservation zone in USA, the Everglades National Park, followed b a visit to Coral Gables and the famous Cuban district - Little Havana. The afternoon offers a harbor sightseeing cruise on Miami Biscayne Bay.  After this you can feast your eyes on the art deco street known as the No.1 district of DECO architecture with colorful buildings and a villa formerly owned by the well-known Italian fashion designer Versace.

Day 3 : Key West
Head over to Key West passing through the 7 Miles Bridge, enjoying the amazing scenery along the south nation and colorful beaches. 

Day 4 Fort Lauderdale – Palm Beach - Orlando
Visit Fort Lauderdale for a view of the panorama of lush tropical foliage and luxurious yachts.  Then visit Lion Country Safari and West Palm Beach – the winter getaway for the rich. Travel in the evening to Orlando for a three day special trip to the parks

Day 5 Orlando
Take the shuttle from the hotel to the theme parks (13!) or opt to join the 3 special day trips, admissions to which are included.

Day 6 Orlando
Continue enjoying your visit to the theme parks on join the 3 Special Day Trips

Day 7 Orlando- Home
Choose to visit the Orlando Eye or Madam Tussauds or go outlet shopping during the day.  Trip ends at end of day for your journey home.


Rates per person USD 1039@* in a double room

@ GST Extra
* Please write to us for pricing for summer 2018

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Included in Price
·        6 nights accommodation in Bonaventure Resort or equivalent in Miami and Comfort Inn maingate in or equivalent in Orlando
·        Airport transportation
·        Air conditioned van / mini van / motor coach – depending on the size of the group. 
·        Theme parks’ admission tickets
·        Transportation fee of Miami part and Miami to Orlando

Excluded from Price
·        All flights, International & Domestic, reservations, taxes, fees etc.
·        Meals
·        Porterage
·        All the admission tickets other than theme parks
·        Service fee (Airport pick-up in Miami: $5/person/day; No service charge for taking free shuttles around 12 theme parks, if not $5/person for taking our bus; The trip of Special 1-day tour and Miami tour: $10/person/day)
·        All expenses of personal nature like tips, mineral water, laundry charges, telephone charges, food
·        Any increase in services that may come into force prior to the commencement and any increase in the cost of land arrangements or airfare due to increase in fuel prices, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates etc.
·        Any items not specifically mentioned in “included in price”

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Port Blair


SIGNATURE TOURS

6 DAYS PORT BLAIR TOUR
~ Port Blair, Neil, Havelock

The capital of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Port Blair boasts of lush tropical forests, rugged coastlines and a rich culture.  The other islands offer you rich expanses of beauty and serenity, alongwith a myriad of adventure water sports to choose from.

Day 1: Port Blair
Be met at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in.  Relax for a while before heading out to Carbyn's Cove Beach for enjoying the palm fringed beach with options of adventure water sports, apart from swimming & sunbathing.  Visit the Cellular Jail and watch the saga of the freedom struggle brought alive in the Light and Sound Show. Overnight at Port Blair.



Day 2: Port Blair - Coral island - Ross Island
After breakfast, you will be escorted to Andaman Water Sports Complex to catch a ferry for a day excursion to North Bay and Ross Island.  Enjoy the breathtaking views of the coral reefs and indulge in adventure sports of your liking at North Bay, followed by a spectacular nature walk at Ross Island.  Head back to Port Blair for the night.






Day 3: Port Blair to Havelock
After breakfast (or opt for a packed breakfast to go), take a cruise to the picturesque Havelock Island for making the most of its beautiful sandy beaches and lush green forest. This island is considered to be a paradise for marine world explorers with some amazing diving and snorkeling sites.  Enjoy the incredibly astounding Radhanagar Beach – which is ranked amongst the best in Asia.



Day 4: Havelock - Neil
After breakfast, be escorted to board the boat for Neil Island.  Met on arrival and escorted to hotel for check in, followed by a sightseeing trip to Laxmanpur, Bharatpur & Howrah Bridge.  Unwind amidst the beaches and lush tropical forests. Overnight at Neil Island.

 Day 5: Neil - Port Blair
Take a cruise back to Port Blair. Rest of the evening for relaxing or shopping for local treasures.  Overnight stay at Port Blair.

 Day 6: Port Blair - Home
Transfer to the airport for your flight back home

Rates per person in INR in a double room (minimum 2 people) @:
Standard Category Hotel           21,045
Deluxe Category Hotel             36,110

@ GST Extra

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Included in Price

·        5 nights accommodation in selected hotels (Standard  - G B Oceania/ Blue Bird Resort / Ocean Blue Resort / Gold India Dive Resort/ Tango Beach Resort  // Deluxe - Hotel Sentinel / Peerless Resort / Aparupa Sands Marina / Havelock Island Beach Resort) or equivalent on bed & breakfast basis
·        Private airport transfers
·        Tours as per itinerary
·        Entry permits, Entry tickets, Parking charges, Boat tickets/Ferry tickets wherever required.
·        Green Ocean Cruise / Makruzz for Havelock.
·        Assistance at all arrival and departure points.

Excluded from Price
·        All flights, International & Domestic, reservations, taxes, fees etc.
·        Meals apart from breakfast
·        Porterage
·        Guide charges, jolly ride, snorkeling/ other adventure sports/ activities
·        All expenses of personal nature like tips, mineral water, laundry charges, telephone charges, camera fees
·        Any increase in services that may come into force prior to the commencement and any increase in the cost of land arrangements 

Visiting U.S.A.? Why not take a small tour

SIGNATURE TOURS These tours have been designed for those visiting friends and family (VFR) in the U.S.A. and would like to take a ...