Golden Triangle with Brahmaputra River Cruise

13
Nights
2019
Nov 25
From
$6,999
MV
Mahabaahu
Including flights, accommodation,
guided sightseeing, tours, meals

Explore the beauty and culture of India, and enjoy a Brahmaputra River Cruise

Visiting Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Jorhat, MV Mahabaahu Cruise, Guwahati, Kolkata

Highlights Include

  • A sightseeing tour of magnificent Delhi
  • Rajghat – a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi
  • Mehtab Bagh - Moonlight Garden
  • Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise
  • The Trident Hotel, which offers stunning views of the Mansagar Lake and Jal Mahal
  • City Palace and museum, which lies in the heart of Jaipur city
  • Jantar Mantar, a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built between 1727 and 1734
  • Enjoy the view from the open deck of MV Mahabaahu and scan the river for a fleeting sight of the Gangetic Dolphins
  • Welcome Dinner
  • A tea estate for a relaxed afternoon and a traditional Assamese lunch - Sibsagar
  • Enjoy a talk on ‘Majuli
  • Witness the Vaishnavite priests dancing to the rhythm of cymbals, drums and chanting
  • Chef’s Cooking Demonstration followed by a talk on ‘Tea, Silk and Jute in Assam’
  • An interesting talk on ‘Kaziranga and the wildlife in India'
  • See the process of producing Assam Tea and ‘all that goes into preparing a cup-of-tea
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Visit a village and gain an insight on village life - Peacock Island
  • Farewell dinner
Golden Triangle with with Brahmaputra River Cruise Map

Includes

  • Return economy-class air travel from Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne to Delhi and return from Kolkata
  • 5-star hotel accommodation including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation on the MV Mahabaahu including all meals in the selected cabin category
  • Specialist local guides/entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
  • All airport, hotel and ship transfers as listed in the brochure
  • All excursions/lectures/performances and activities as per the itinerary
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned vehicles except in Kaziranga and Mujuli Island
  • Escorted by a local tour manager
  • 1 glass of domestic wine/beer with Farewell and Welcome dinners
  • Lunches and dinners as listed in the itinerary
  • Economy-class flights from Delhi/Jorhat and Guwahati/Kolkata
  • Air taxes and cruise charges and taxes
  • Ship gratuities
  • Ship gratuities

Optional Post-cruise tour

Kerala Backwater Cruise

Kerala Backwater Cruise

8 – 21 December, 2019

From mist- covered mountains to golden sandy beaches and sprawling tea gardens, God’s Own Country, Kerala has it all. This southern state of India is famous for the soothing whispers of the beaches, the tranquillity of the backwaters and ethereal charm of the lush green tea gardens and scenic beauty which attracts a lot of tourists every year.

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MV Mahabaahu

The Mahabaahu is a comfortable ship carrying just 46 passengers looked after by 30 dedicated crew and is perfectly suited to the unique voyage she undertakes on the fastest flowing waterway in the world. The chefs create local and continental menu’s using locally sourced ingredients. Dining is open seating so you can sit where and with whom you want. Evening entertainment is low key and the atmosphere everywhere on board is friendly and informal. All cabins have satellite TV, personal safe, mini bar, in house telephone, en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning. Evening entertainment is low key and the atmosphere everywhere on board is friendly and informal.

Day 1 Monday, November 25, 2019 Arrive Delhi
Today we depart Australia for Delhi. After clearing customs, we will be met by our representative and transferred to our hotel. The Grand New Delhi, nestled in the heart of Delhi’s National Capital Region, is the city’s most distinguished luxury hotel.

Day 2 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Delhi
Today we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of magnificent Delhi. The city beautifully encloses magnificent landmarks and monuments that narrate the story of their glorious past. Delhi is known to have been continuously inhabited since 6th century BC. We start in Old Delhi and visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. Later, drive past the Red Fort to visit the Chandani Chowk on our cycle rickshaw ride. The main street of ‘Old’ Delhi is a magnificent bazaar and as fine a monument to congestion, colour and chaos as you’ll find in India today. Also visit, Rajghat – a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. We also visit New Delhi and drive pass the Iconic India Gate, a 42-metre archway built in memory of Indian soldiers killed during the First World War, the India Gate is also known as ‘Bharat Gate’. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, it is the national monument of India. Later, visit Qutub Minar, Delhi’s most striking monument and Humayun’s Tomb both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Day 3 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Delhi – Agra
Today we drive south to the historic city of Agra which reached the height of its magnificence between the mid 16th and mid-17th century. The golden age of the city began with the Mughals and Akbar made it the centre of art, culture, commerce and learning. During the peaceful reign of Shah Jahan, his passion for architecture came to the fore and the world-famous architectural masterpieces were constructed including the Taj Mahal. Later in the evening we visit Mehtab Bagh, translating to mean ‘Moonlight Garden’, the gardens surrounding the Taj Mahal are perfectly aligned with Mehtab Bagh.

Day 4 Thursday, November 28, 2019 Agra – Jaipur
Today we visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, truly a sight to behold and described as the most extravagant monument built for love. It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of Mumtaz Mahal his third and favourite wife. En route to Jaipur visit Fatehpur Sikri, built in red sandstone, during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. Fatehpur Sikri’s history is rich and nostalgic, with the empty walls of the imperial town echoing a past that could not sustain a future. Continue to Jaipur the largest city of Rajasthan is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. This city was established in 1727, and is India’s first planned city. It is also known as the ‘Pink City’. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful Havelis; other than these captivating attractions, Jaipur displays exquisite handicrafts and spectacular jewellery. These intricate works of art add life add colour to this Pink City’s uniqueness. We check in to the Trident Hotel, which offers stunning views of the Mansagar Lake and Jal Mahal. The evening is free to relax.

Day 5 Friday, November 29, 2019 Jaipur
This morning we visit Amer Fort, en route we have a photo stop at Hawa Mahal. Built of red and pink sandstone, its unique five-storey exterior is akin to the honeycomb of a beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas that are decorated with intricate latticework. This afternoon we visit the City Palace and museum, which lies in the heart of Jaipur city. This is a sprawling complex, with a vast array of courtyards, gardens, gorgeous buildings and a marvellous collection of art and artefacts, textiles and costumes, armoury, manuscripts and paintings and is without parallel in Rajasthan. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar, a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built between 1727 and 1734. The observatory consists of 14 major geometric devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars’ location as the earth orbits around the sun, ascertaining the declinations of planets, and determining the celestial altitudes. An excursion through the Jantar Mantar is a unique experience.

Day 6 Saturday, November 30, 2019 Jaipur – Delhi
A free morning, after a late check out we drive to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi we check in to our hotel where the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 7 Sunday, December 1, 2019 Delhi – Jorhat – Board MV Mahabaahu Cruise
We transfer to Delhi airport and board our flight to Jorhat in the state of Assam. On arrival at Jorhat airport we take a short drive to Neamati Ghat and board the MV Mahabaahu our home for the next 7 nights. Enjoy the view from the open deck and scan the river for a fleeting sight of the Gangetic Dolphins. This evening the MV Mahabaahu drops anchor and we enjoy a welcome dinner.

Day 8 Monday, December 2, 2019 Sibsagar
After an early breakfast, proceed for a day-excursion to Sibsagar, the ancient city and 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. Sibsagar town literally means ‘the ocean of Lord Shiva’ as it is built around a huge man-made water tank ordered by the Ahom Queen. The Shiva Dol, constructed in the year 1734 is believed to be the highest Shiva temple in India. Later, visit 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 then visit a tea estate for a relaxed afternoon and a traditional Assamese lunch with the Tea-estate family who have been involved in the tea business for over a century. Return to MV Mahabaahu by sunset and enjoy a relaxed evening in the Soma lounge before dinner.

Day 9: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Majuli Island & Mishing Village
Start the day with Yoga or go for a walk along the swamps to catch a sight of owls, orioles, changeable eagles, adjutant storks, sea gulls, kingfishers, swallows and many more. As you have your breakfast MV Mahabaahu sails towards Majuli Island, which literally means land between two rivers, the Subansiri and the Brahmaputra. Majuli is a cosmos of Assamese culture where various philosophies co-exist and thrive. Enjoy a talk on ‘Majuli’, the seat of Vaishnav culture and proceed in tenders to the mainland where a drive takes you to a scenic corner of a Satra for an interesting cultural performance by Satriya singers and dancers. Next drive to Kamlabari Satra to witness the Vaishnavite priests dancing to the rhythm of cymbals, drums and chanting in the temple premise. We have lunch on board and sail towards the closest Mishing Village. The Mishing’s live on the bank of river in ‘Chang ghars’, houses with raised platform. All Mishing women are expert weavers and we will see a demonstration. After the visit to Mishing Village, MV Mahabaahu heads towards Dhansiri Mukh where the waters of Bhramaputra and Dhansiri meet and enjoy an evening under the stars on a deserted island for dinner.

Day 10: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Boat Safari
You may choose to do some Yoga or take an early morning walk on a deserted island before we sail towards the Eastern Range of Kaziranga for a boat Safari. We enjoy breakfast and a talk on ‘The River Brahmaputra and the life that exists alongside’. Later we leave for our safari by tender for approximately two hours. You can see 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. Return to MV Mahabaahu for lunch. This evening we enjoy the Chef’s Cooking Demonstration followed by a talk on ‘Tea, Silk and Jute in Assam’.

Day 11: Thursday, December 5, 2019 Bishwanath Ghat & Silghat
Enjoy breakfast on-board followed by an interesting talk on ‘Kaziranga and the wildlife in India’. Then we board our tenders to go to the shores of Bishwanath Ghat. We enjoy a walk through the village and see how this suburban village thrives. Later, sail on for the next couple of hours and have a relaxed lunch before we reach Silghat. We take a short drive to the Kaliabore tea estate, which is a vast expanse of undulating land with tea bushes, watching the tribal women pick tea leaves. Visit the tea factory to see the process of producing Assam Tea and ‘all that goes into preparing a cup-of-tea.’ We return to where the ship is anchored. Close by a co-operative Jute Mill is an interesting place to understand how the Jute fibre takes the form of very eco-friendly gunny bags. By sunset, we enjoy a cultural evening on the ship.

Day 12: Friday, December 6, 2019 Kaziranga National Park & Deserted Island
We have an early start today as we drive out to 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; on elephant-back we search for the elusive rhinoceros, tigers, swamp deer and hog deer and a large number of very interesting birds. After breakfast at a resort in Kaziranga, we drive on to Bagori, the Western Range of Kaziranga and drive in open jeeps for more wildlife adventure and further exploration of this magnificent park. We return to MV Mahabaahu for a leisurely lunch and a relaxed afternoon. This evening we get together for a traditional Assamese-theme dinner.

Day 13: Saturday, December 7, 2019 Peacock Island
This morning we lift anchor and head towards an island that is occupied predominantly by a Muslim community who are involved in extensive farming. Enjoy a talk on ‘Kamakhya and the Occult and Peacock Island’ we then visit a village and gain an insight on village life. We return to the ship for lunch and sail towards the Peacock Island that is home to some Golden Langurs. After the Peacock Island visit, we sail towards Pandu Port and anchor at a jetty. We get ready for the Farewell Dinner ‘Alvida Bhoj’ and a relaxed evening.

Day 14: Sunday, December 8, 2019 Guwahati – Kolkata
This morning we drive to the Kamakhya Temple. A Hindu Temple devoted to the mother Goddess Kamakhya. From the temple we are transferred to Guwahati airport for our flight home to Australia via Kolkata.

Day 15: Monday, December 9, 2019 Arrive Australia
Today we arrive in Australia and the tour concludes.

OPTIONAL POST-CRUISE TOUR

Kerala Backwater Cruise

Day 1: Sunday, December 8, 2019 Arrive Chennai
After picking up our luggage, we will be met by our representative and transferred to our hotel the ITC Grand Chola. Situated in the heart of Chennai, overlooking the city’s lush parks and gardens the hotel pays homage to Southern India’s grand empires.

Day 2: Monday, December 9, 2019 Chennai/Mahabalipuram
This morning we depart for a guided tour around Fort St. George which was built by the British East India Company and also houses a small quaint museum known as the Fort Museum. Later we drive to Mahabalipuram and check-in to the Radisson Temple Bay, steps from the Bay of Bengal and spanning across 44 acres of lush landscaped gardens.

Day 3: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Mahabalipuram – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram
We embark on a half-day excursion to Kanchipuram, also known as the, ‘City of a thousand temples. The most famous of these are the Ekambeshwara temple and the Varaderajaswamy temple. We then drive back to Mahabalipuram to explore its five ‘Pagodas,’ or chariots. We will visit the photogenic and windswept Shore Temple, dramatically perched near a promontory overlooking the Bay of Bengal. We can see the aforementioned Panch Rathas (Five Stone Chariots), at the southern end of town. The rathas, which date to the 7th century, are extraordinary examples of rock shrines made from monolithic stone. In the centre of Mahabalipuram is the main cluster of temples and rock sculptures. Life size stone statues of an elephant, bull and a lion guard these delicately sculptured temples. Depictions of scenes from Indian mythology carved out of stone cover the temples. One of the most elaborate is the Bhagirathi’s Penance, which despite its mammoth proportions, is intricately carved.

Day 4: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
This morning we drive to Pondicherry. The French relinquished control of their former colony just 50 years ago and “Pondy” (as it’s locally known) still bears its European heritage. The local cuisine has a distinctive French influence, as does the architecture of homes, boulevards and city buildings. Often referred to as ‘a little piece of Medieval France in India’ and ‘a sleepy provincial French town’, Pondicherry has managed to retain its French aura.

Day 5: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Pondicherry – Thanjavur
Today we drive to Thanjavur. En route we visit the temples at Chidambaram and Darasuram. On arrival in Tanjore we check in to our hotel.

Day 6: Friday, December 13, 2019 Thanjavur – Madurai
After breakfast, we check out and visit the magnificent Brihadishwara Temple the crowning glory of Chola temple architecture. The vimana, or tower, over the temple sanctuary soars to a height in excess of 261 metres, and is adorned with several exquisite pieces of Chola sculpture. The temple sits in the middle of a spacious courtyard, faced by a massive 6 metre-long sculpture of Shiva’s vahana (vehicle), the great bull Nandi, carved from a single piece of granite. We then visit Tanjore’s second great historical site, the Royal Palace complex, with its impressive observation tower. The Nayakas, who ruled this area in the 16th and 17th centuries, constructed the palace. Aside from the historical significance of the palace itself, the complex also houses several important museums and libraries. Later we leave for Madurai. Late evening, those interested can visit the night ceremony at the great Meenakshi temple.

Day 7: Saturday, December 14, 2019 Madurai
This morning we depart for a sightseeing tour of the Meenakshi temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace. The Meenakshi temple of Madurai is estimated to receive 10,000 pilgrims every day. A baroque example of Dravidian architecture with twelve gopuras (towers), ranging in height from 40 to 50 metres, the towers are covered from top to bottom in a breath-taking profusion of multicolour images of gods, goddesses, animals and mythical figures. Every point in the temple has a legend attached to it. While exploring the temple, visit the ‘Hall of a Thousand Pillars’, with its fascinating study of human expression carved on the pillars, the walls and the ceiling. Just outside you will find the ‘musical pillars’, each emitting a different musical note when struck. Explore the Kambatti Mundapum containing pillars sculptured with various manifestations of Lord Shiva. The Meenakshi Temple is arguably the preeminent example of South Indian temple architecture, and is also one of India’s most important places of pilgrimage. Later explore the colourful markets of Madurai.

Day 8: Sunday, December 15, 2019 Madurai/Thekkady
This morning we drive to Thekkady. Thekkady is enchanting as the road winds through tranquil countryside, rich plantations and thick jungles. On arrival we check in to our hotel. A pleasant boat ride is a perfect way of observing the wildlife in their natural habitat (subject to water level) or a guided Nature Walk.

Day 9: Monday, December 16, 2019 Thekkady – Thottappally (Backwaters)
Today we visit a spice plantation before departing for the backwaters. In the afternoon we board our private houseboat, an environmentally-friendly vessel unique to Kerala’s placid waterways. Prior to their conversion to passenger boats with all the modern comforts, these traditional craft known as kettuvallom once plied these waters as rice barges. Coir (coconut fiber rope) and resin from cashew kernels, not nails, hold the kettuvallom together – a ship making practice passed down through the centuries. The uniqueness of Kerala has always been its backwaters, and it has a mesmerizing beauty. On this comfortable floating home, you may spend your day relaxing and unwinding. As you slowly cruise along the backwater canals of the Arabian Sea, you may choose to stop and explore some of the many small villages, farmlands, old temples and churches that you come across. rhinoceros, tigers, swamp deer and hog deer and a large number of very interesting birds. After breakfast at a resort in Kaziranga, we drive on to Bagori, the Western Range of Kaziranga and drive in open jeeps for more wildlife adventure and further exploration of this magnificent park. We return to MV Mahabaahu for a leisurely lunch and a relaxed afternoon. This evening we get together for a traditional Assamese-theme dinner.

Day 10: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Backwaters (Houseboat)
Today, we see Indian life up close as we slowly cruise along the palm-fringed backwater canals, a distinctive region whose beauty and tranquillity have earned it the title “God’s own country.” Along the way we go ashore to visit some of the local villages and farms, observing traditional livelihoods such as coir making, boat building, fish farming, rice growing and toddy tapping – the extraction of palm sap for production of palm wine, or toddy. We also see churches in a land synonymous with the very beginnings of Christianity.

Day 11: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Backwaters (Houseboat) – Kochi
After breakfast, we cruise to Thottappalli and disembark. On arrival in Kochi we check-in to our hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure. In the evening, we attend a performance of Kathakali dance, where facial expressions and hand gestures combine with movement to create this highly expressive traditional Kerala art form which depicts great Indian epics. Distinct among the six classical Indian dances, Kathakali is a highly dramatic dance depicting various stories, it originated in Kerala during the 17th century and has developed over the years with refined gestures and added themes.

Day 12: Thursday, December 19, 2019 Cochin
Today we enjoy a tour of Kochi. Fort Cochin, our first stop, where the Portuguese flag was first hoisted is also believed to be the oldest settlement in India. After, visit the St Francis Church, built in 1510 by friars brought to India by Vasco da Gama. The gorgeous view of the ocean from the beach enhanced by the Chinese fishing nets, first erected between 1350 and 1450AD, makes a picturesque sight followed by a visit to the Jewish Synagogue. Depart for the Dutch Palace, which contains mythological murals and traditional Keralite flooring. Finally, we have a traditional cooking demonstration and dinner with a local family.

Day 13: Friday, December 20, 2019 Depart Cochin
Your room will be available for use until 12 noon before transferring to the airport to board our onward flight to Australia.

Day 14: Saturday, December 21, 2019 Arrive Australia
Arrive Australia where your tour concludes.

Cabin Type Twin Share Single Fare
Superior $6,999 $11,000
Deluxe with Balcony $7,895 $12,150

Included air taxes
Included cruise gratuities $ 185

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Return economy-class air travel from Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne to Delhi and return from Kolkata
  • 5-star hotel accommodation including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation on the MV Mahabaahu including all meals in the selected cabin category
  • Specialist local guides/entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
  • All airport, hotel and ship transfers as listed in the brochure
  • All excursions/lectures/performances and activities as per the itinerary
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned vehicles except in Kaziranga and Mujuli Island
  • Escorted by a local tour manager
  • 1 glass of domestic wine/beer with Farewell and Welcome dinners
  • Lunches and dinners as listed in the itinerary
  • Economy-class flights from Delhi/Jorhat and Guwahati/Kolkata
  • Air taxes and cruise charges and taxes
  • Ship gratuities

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Travel insurance
  • Additional travel arrangements not detailed in the itinerary will be quoted for separately
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Drinks on board
  • Lunches when not on the ship
  • Porterage and tips

POST-TOUR Kerala Backwater Cruise Included:

Dates: 8 – 21 December, 2019

  • Hotel accommodation including daily breakfast in 3 to 5-star hotels (best available)
  • Specialist local guides/entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
  • All airport, hotel transfers as listed in the brochure
  • All excursions/lectures/performances and activities as per the itinerary
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned vehicles
  • Lunches and dinners as listed in the itinerary
  • Economy-class flights from Guwahati to Chennai

Not included:

  • Travel insurance
  • Additional travel arrangements not detailed in the itinerary will be quoted for separately
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Porterage and tips

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TOUR OPERATOR:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. All passengers must complete and sign a Travelrite International booking form.

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT:
A deposit of $900 per passenger should be sent with a completed Travelrite International booking form that lists your requested cabin category. As soon as the booking is confirmed, (usually within 24 hours), a confirmation advice will be posted to the client. The confirmation advice will contain all details. Final payments are due to be paid to Travelrite International 90 days prior to the commencement of the fly/cruise. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to payments by Visa, Mastercard and AMEX card.

CANCELLATION CHARGES:

Days prior to Departure Cancellation Fee
Over 90 days Loss of deposit
90 - 61 days 75% of full fare
60 days or less 100% of full fare
Non appearance/no written notice 100% of full fare

REFUNDS:
The fly/cruise is based on arrangements which do not allow for any refunds in respect to sightseeing, accommodation, meals or other services not utilised after the tour has commenced.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS:
All passengers will require a valid passport with six-month validity. If not an Australian passport holder check with Travelrite International for visa requirements.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:
Adequate travel insurance is highly recommended to cover cruise members for the consequences of unforeseen events during the cruise and for cancellation fees which could result from events such as illness, accident, death etc.

BAGGAGE:
Passengers qualify for 15kg’s free baggage allowance due to internal flights within India. A cabin baggage limit of 7kg’s is allowed.

MINIMUM TOUR NUMBERS:
The fly/cruise arrangements have been made on the basis of a minimum number of passengers travelling. In the event that less than the required number of passengers have confirmed their booking 91 days from the date of departure, Travelrite International reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of monies paid, or offer arrangements to proceed with the tour at a modified fare.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd is the tour organiser. Travelrite International Pty Ltd, its agents, officers, affiliates, and/or suppliers of services pursuant to, or in connection with these fly/cruises, shall act only as agents in making arrangements for hotels, transportation, including transportation by ship, restaurants, or any other service and do not assume any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay to person or property due to an act of negligence or a default of any hotel, carrier restaurant company or person rendering any services included in fly/cruises, or by act of God. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any damage or delay due to sickness, pilferage, labour disputes, machinery break-down, quarantine, government restraints, weather, terrorism or other causes beyond their control. No responsibility is accepted for any additional expense, omission, delays, re-routing or acts of any government authority. Baggage is at owners’ risk throughout the fly/cruise. The passage contract between the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the carriers and the purchasers of this fly/cruise and/or the passengers. The right is reserved to withdraw any fly/cruise and/or make such changes in the fly/cruises as may be found desirable or necessary for the convenience of the parties and the proper carrying out of the fly/cruise. This contract shall be construed in accordance of the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and any legal action must be undertaken in the State of Victoria.

HOW TO BOOK:
Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $900 per person to:

Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103

Further information or a booking form can be obtained by contacting Travelrite International on the following numbers:

Toll Free: 1800 630 343
Phone: (03) 8803 6868
Fax: (03) 9836 8068
Email: balwyn@travelrite.com.au

ABOUT TRAVELRITE INTERNATIONAL:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a well-established travel company which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 30 years and operating in Victoria for more than 35 years. It has two offices at Balwyn and Heathmont which are also accredited with IATA and ATAS (No.A10538). As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.

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