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IRCTC Meghalaya tour package! Self-driven motorcycle rides, water canoeing and more

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21st May, 2019 14:56 IST

New Delhi: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering Meghalaya Air package. If you are planning to travel the northeast state during your children summer vacations then this tour package might be a better option for you.

According to the IRCTC, "We have planned an itinerary from Guwahati that includes all these activities along with the excitement of self-driven motorcycle rides that fills your heart with lots of thrills."This tour package is of five nights/six days and the journey will commence from July 8, 2019. It will include all meals and refreshments.

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Passengers will travel by flight from Banglore to Guwahati and back. The name of the package is 'Amusing and Adventurous Meghalaya, ex - Bangalore'. The package cost is Rs 35,165 per person. The flight will depart from Banglore by flight no. 6E 524 (Indigo) at 11 am and arrive Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati at 3.20pm. Whereas for the return journey, it will fly from Guwahati at 3.55pm and arrive Banglore at 8.05pm.  

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This air tour package will also include a journey to Mawsynram – the wettest place on earth on self-driven motorcycles. They can enjoy sightseeing at Umium Lake, Shillong Peak, Elephanta Falls, Maphlang and others. On day 3 of the tour, there will be adventure activities of Water Canoeing. The entire activity is done under the guidance of trained professional guides with all safety measures. There will also be rowing the kayaks in the water of UmkaKhoi and Split Rock caving where the caving down between two huge parallel rocks will be done.

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While traveling back to Guwahati, you will be visiting the hot water spring of sulphur water which is believed to have curative medicinal properties. In fact, bathing compartments are available around the spring.

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The package cost will include onward and return flight tickets by Indigo airlines (BLR – GAU – BLR), transfers and sightseeing by self driven Royal Enfield motorcycles along with fuel for the entire trip, safety riding gears (helmet, riding jacket, knee guard and gloves), accommodation in twin or triple sharing basis in lodge, homestay, tent or camp suiting weather condition. Apart from these, the cost of all adventure activities, guides and other allied charges will also be included.

There are certain exclusions in the package such as meals in flight, any porterage at hotels, tips, telephone charges, laundry charges, etc., any expense of personal nature, any increase in Airport taxes, fuel surcharge, among others.

It may be noted that passengers must carry basic personal items such as raincoat, jacket, umbrella, torch, personal medicines, glasses, etc. 

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