Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation introduces exciting monsoon offers for August-September, 2016

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has recently announced exciting offers to attract domestic tourists to experience the monsoon beauty of Maharashtra with an ease.  The tourism board is offering a series of special offers to promote the famous monsoon destinations like Lonavla, Bhandardara, Malshej, Nashik and Shirdi during the rainy season beginning from August till September 2016.

MTDC has introduced these special cost-effective packages to cash in on the season and giving the best deals to their enthusiastic travellers. The packages includes round trips like Mumbai-Lonavla Mumbai (2N 3D), Mumbai-Bhandardara-Mumbai (1N 2D), Mumbai Nashik-Shirdi-Bhandardara-Mumbai (2N 3D) and one day tour of Mumbai-Malshej-Mumbai along with transportation, overnight stays at hotel, breakfast and dinner. For travellers’ convenience, the tours are provided with pick up and drop options from key places like Thane and Dadar in Mumbai.

Further to the announcement of these monsoon packages, Shri. Satish Soni, Joint Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation said, “Monsoon is one of the key seasons to experience the glory of Maharashtra through its beautiful monsoon destinations. With beautiful and scenic monsoon destinations like Bhandardara, Malshej and Lonavla amongst few we have always experienced a surge in the demand at these places. This package will give an opportunity to more and more people to visit these popular monsoon destinations and experience the serenity of these locations all at a convenient price and a thoroughly managed tour.”

Smt. Swati Kale, General Manager, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation said, “We have introduced these offers just in time considering the festive period ahead and are aiming to provide a cheerful and inexpensive travel experience to tourists from different walks of life. The tours are specially designed keeping in mind the popularity of these destinations and the fact that large numbers of people are drawn to these places, specifically from Mumbai. People will get an all inclusive deal at the best price.”

These new initiatives are being aggressively promoted at various platforms by MTDC and are aimed at increasing tourist footfalls to the state during the monsoon season. The above fabulous offers are customized keeping in mind these top monsoon destinations visited by tourist in Maharashtra. For further details on transportation, cost and itinerary of packages please visit the website – https://www.maharashtratourism.gov.in/ or call MTDC’s Central Reservation number 022-22845678 or email to: reservation@maharashtratourism.gov.in

Itinerary 1

MUMBAI – LONAVALA – MUMBAI (2 N 3 D)

 Depature Dates  — 5 Aug,13 Aug,19 Aug,26 Aug,9 Sept.

  • Day 01: Mumbai – Lonavala – Pick up from Dadar T.T(8.00 AM). & Thane(8.30 AM) To Lonavala. On arrival check-in at hotel. Later visit to local sightseeing of Lonavala. Overnight stay at hotel.
  • Day 02: Lonavala – After breakfast visit for some beautiful  Sight seeing of Lonavala. Overnight stay at hotel.
  • Day 03: Lonavala – Mumbai – After breakfast drive back to Mumbai for your onward destination

Tour Ends

 COSTING

EX-Mumbai – Lonavala –Mumbai (2N 3D) Standard Deluxe
Cost per Pax on twin sharing basis 7133 +tax 8230 +tax
Cost per Pax on triple sharing basis 6555 +tax 7652 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs with extra bed 5285 +tax 6382 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs with no extra bed 4707 +tax 5804 +tax
Single Room Occupancy 10020+tax 11695 +tax

Note –

  • MTDC reserve rights for any modification in itinerary, Accommodation, Food & Transportation. if required in unavoidable circumstances.
  • Food will be on MAP plan(Breakfast & Dinner Veg only)
  • We are not offering any MTDC Resort for Accomodation.

 

Itinerary 2

MUMBAI – NASHIK – SHIRDI – BHANDARDARA –  MUMBAI (2 N 3 D)

DEPATURE DATES –5 Aug,13 Aug,19 Aug,26 Aug,9 Sept.

  • DAY 1   :   Departure from Dadar T.T. (7.AM) & Thane (7.30 AM) to Nasik. Breakfast Packed in Bus itself.  Sight seeing,  Arrival at Nasik , Hotel Check in. Lunch.   Nasik city Covering   Dinner & Overnight stay at Nasik.
  •  DAY 2 :  Breakfast at Hotel.  Nashik To Trimbakeshwar  ,  one of the twelve Jyotirlingas . Lunch at hotel &  Proceed to Shirdi.Evening arrival at  Shirdi. Check in.after fresh up. visit   Shirdi Sai Baba Temple “Samadhi Mandir” Baba’s Samadhi.   Dinner at Hotel.  Overnight stay at Shirdi.
  • DAY 3 :  breakfast at Hotel. . check out from Hotel Proceed to Bhandardara. Lunch in between. Bhandardara Sight Seeing.  Evening arrival at Mumbai.

Tour Ends

 

COSTING

EX-Mumbai – Nashik – Shirdi- Bhandardara –Mumbai (2N 3D) Standard Deluxe
Cost per Pax on twin sharing basis 5948 +tax 7046 +tax
Cost per Pax on triple sharing basis 5371 +tax 6468 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs with extra bed 4678 +tax 5775 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs with no extra bed 4389 +tax 5198 +tax
Single Room Occupancy 7681 +tax 9356 +tax

Note –

  • MTDC reserve rights for any modification in itinerary, Accommodation, Food & Transportation. if required in unavoidable circumstances.
  • Food will be on MAP plan(Breakfast & Dinner Veg only)
  • We are not offering any MTDC Resort for Accommodation.

 


 

Itinerary 3

     MUMBAI –  BHANDARDARA –  MUMBAI (1 N 2 D)

     DEPATURE Dates — 6 Aug, 14 Aug,20 Aug,27 Aug,10 Sept

  • Day 1 – Departure from Mumbai towards  bhandardara (distance approx 142km) .Reached to bhandardara check in hotel. Freshnup having lunch in the hotel itself. Rest in hotel.then proceed to the arthur lake (also called bhandardara lake) & randha falls (seasonal)  . After visiting the lake come to the hotel have dinner.overnight stay
  • Day 2 – After breakfast check-out the hotel  & proceed for sight seeing at 9 am. For  umbrella falls. After lunch proceed to the wilson dam, afterwards journey start towards mumbai.

Tour Ends

COSTING

EX-Mumbai – Bhandardara  –Mumbai (1N 2D) Standard Deluxe
Cost per Pax on twin sharing basis 4130 +tax 5198 +tax
Cost per Pax on triple sharing basis 3869 +tax 4620 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs with extra bed 3869 +tax 4620 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs with no extra bed 2397 +tax 2888 +tax
Single Room Occupancy 5862 +tax 7508 +tax

Note –

  • MTDC reserve rights for any modification in itinerary, Accommodation, Food & Transportation. if required in unavoidable circumstances.
  • Food will be on MAP plan(Breakfast & Dinner Veg only)
  • We are not offering any MTDC Resort for Accommodation.

 


Itinerary 4

Malshej Ghat  Day Tour (1 Day Tour)(140 km approx)

DEPATURE Dates – 7 Aug,13 Aug, 14 Aug,15 Aug,21 Aug,27 Aug, 28 Aug.

  • Departure from Dadar T.T. (7.30 AM) & Thane (8.00 AM.) – Breakfast in the vehicle itself. Reach malsej ghat. take a ride of all the falls. Lunch. Enjoy all the falls.
  • With sweet Memories Back to mumbai.

Tour Ends

COSTING

EX-Mumbai – Malsejghat  –Mumbai (1 D) Standard Deluxe
Cost per Pax on twin sharing basis 1040  +tax 1155 +tax
Child between 5-11 yrs 982 +tax 1097 +tax

Note –

  • MTDC reserve rights for any modification in itinerary, Accommodation, Food & Transportation. if required in unavoidable circumstances.
  • Food will be on MAP plan(Breakfast & Dinner Veg only)
  • We are not offering any MTDC Resort for Accommodation.

 

INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS                       

                                                          INCLUSIONS

 

Standard Package :

  •   Meet and Greet Services at the Given destination.
  •  Transfer and Sight-seeing by Non A.C. vehicle as per itinerary.
  •  Accommodation in Non-A.C. room ( in good condition and with basic amenities ).
  • Meals on MAP Plan, (Breakfast & Dinner ).
  • Vehicle shall be provided as per group size.

Deluxe Package :

  • Meet and Greet Services at the Given destination.
  • Transfer and Sight-seeing by A.C. vehicle as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation in A.C. room ( in good condition and with basic amenities ).
  • Meals on MAP Plan, (Breakfast & Dinner ).
  • Vehicle shall be provided as per group size.

EXCLUSIONS

  • Any Airfare.
  • Personal Exp/Telephone/Heater/Laundary/Backwater/Wetersports/Porterage Drinks.
  • Entry Fees, Camera fees, Guide Fee, Fort Fee & Jungle safari at Tourist Places.
  • Any meals other than those specified in cost includes.
  • Any Portage, Tips, Minreal Water, Soft Drink, Ice-cream.
  • Any other expenses which is not specifically included in the Tour Cost.
  • Any additional meals/ Enroute meals, Sightseeing & activities other than those mentioned in the itineary.
  • Any service not specificed in inclusions.
  • Any still/Video Camera frees, entrance fees for monuments and any activites (Wine Testing) suggested in the itineary are chargeable directly.

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.General

  1. Tour participant does not have the right to make any changes in the tour programme or any other services managed and planned by the MTDC.
  2. Tourist places whichever are at a walk able distance, will have to be visited by walk only.
  1. operate the tour there should be minimum 13 passengers. If the passengers are less than 13,then they will be accommodated in next date tour as per their convinces. The passenger will also be given alternative of customize package if passenger is not willing for both option in such condition his booking amount will be refunded without any deduction. 
  2. MTDC will reserved all right for changes fare, Transportation accommodation, Food, condition, itinerary etc.

2.Cancellation:

The following deduction will be made in case of cancellation ,If the Tourist wishes to cancel his Booking, the Cancellation rules for tour packages shall be as under

Terms

 

Cancellation Charges

 

Up to 15 days before ( excluding departure date)     5 % of the package cost. 
8 – 14 days before (excluding departure date)  25 % of the package cost. 
4 – 7 days before (excluding departure date)  50 % of the package cost. 
Less than 4 days before departure date  100 % of the package cost 
  1. a) If the bookings are done through debit / credit card, cancellation of such bookings will be charged as per applicable charges.
  2. b) In case of bookings made through M.T.D.C.’s travel agents, the cancellation / refund will be made by the concerned travel agents only.

c)Under exceptional circumstances, MTDC may cancel bookings done by Tourist / Agent or Online, however the guest will be given full refund amount(without cancellation charges ) paid to MTDC.

d)M.T.D.C . reserves the right to alter the itinerary under unavoidable circumstances and is not liable for any type of natural calamities / strikes / cancellations / insurgency of any such nature which is beyond control during tour period. Management is not accountable for any theft or damage of luggage during the trip.

2.2 In case of insufficient number of participants for a tour the MTDC has the right to postpone or cancel the tour or merge them in other departure date . In event of cancellation of tour by the MTDC, the amount will be refunded to the participant by cheque/RTGS/NEFT only.

3.Valuables:-

Do not carry any jewellery or valuables along with you during the tour. The MTDC shall not be liable for the loss / damage of the same.

4.Luggage:-

During the journey, luggage of the tour participant is his/her responsibility, hence carry a lock and chain for it. Also label your bags and luggage mentioning  your  name and contact details. The MTDC  shall not be liable for the loss / damage of the luggage.

5.Bus Service:-

5.1 Transport bus coach/ vehicle will be changed, if number of participants is less.

5.2 To ensure fairness to all participants, we implement seat rotation plan on daily basis in the bus journey.

  1. Medical Aid:-

The MTDC provides first aid to participants during the tour, in case of minor health problems. However in serious illness, medication and doctor’s consultation shall be at the individual expense of that particular participant.

  1. Jurisdiction:-

The MTDC Head Office is at Mumbai only, hence any disputes arising in respect of the tour shall be restricted to Mumbai Jurisdiction. The tour representatives in your area or  town are just to explain you all the tour details, therefore they cannot be involved into disputes over complaints, if any.

 

Depature Dates for Rainy season packages

Sr No Tour Details Depature Dates
1 Mumbai – Lonavala – Mumbai (2N 3D) 5 Aug,13 Aug,19 Aug,26 Aug,9 Sept.

 

2 Mumbai – Bhandara – Mumbai (1N 2D) 6 Aug, 14 Aug,20 Aug,27 Aug,10 Sept
3 Mumbai – Nashik – Shirdi – Bhandardara – Mumbai (2N 3D) 5 Aug,13 Aug,19 Aug,26 Aug,9 Sept.
4 Mumbai – Malsej ghat – Mumbai (1 D Tour)  7 Aug,13 Aug, 14 Aug,15 Aug,21 Aug,27 Aug, 28 Aug.

 

 

The inventory of the all rainy packages will be 35 pax

S T will Be 3.625 % (as per gov applicable)

Online booking should be closed 72 hours prior of each departure date of rainy packages.

To operate the tour there should be minimum 13 passengers. If the passengers are less than 13,then they will be accommodated in next date tour as per their convinces. The passenger will also be given alternative of customize package if passenger is not willing for both option in such condition his booking amount will be refunded without  any deduction. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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