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Day 01 (1st December) : Arrive Mumbai, India

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Day 01 (1st December) : Arrive Mumbai, India

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the primary international airport in Mumbai, India.  The Airport’s IATA code – “BOM”, is derived from Bombay, Mumbai’s former name.  The airport is South Asia’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic and the busiest airport in India in terms of international passenger traffic and the second busiest in terms of overall passenger traffic.   Upon arrival at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, proceed to immigration, customs clearance and luggage collection. Continue to the exit where you will be met and transferred to The Ramee Guestline Juhu Hotel, check-in after 2:00...

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Day 10 (10th December) : Surat / Dandi & Valsad

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Day 10 (10th December) : Surat / Dandi & Valsad

After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, the group will drive to Dandi and Valsad by bus. Stopping at Matvad the group will walk the last 5 kilometers (3 miles) to Dandi retracing the footsteps of Bapu and the 80 handpicked satygrahis who accompanied him from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi on the epic 241 mile Salt March Satyagraha. Then from Dandi drive to Dharasana and visit the site of the raid on the Government Salt Depto. Dandi is a small village in the Jalalpore district, Gujarat, India. It is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea near the city of Navsari. It shot into worldwide prominence in 1930 when Mahatma Gandhi selected it to be the place for the Salt Satyagraha....

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Day 11 (11th December): Surat/Mumbai

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Day 11 (11th December): Surat/Mumbai

After early breakfast at the hotel, the group will drive to Mumbai. First on the list is to wander around at Hanging Gardens, a vast park spread over Malabar Hill, a beautiful coastal neighborhood situated over the Arabian Sea. Next we head to get buffett dinner at a local hotel, and freshen up (no rooms). At 7:15 PM, the group will be transferred to the Mumbai Railway Station to board our overnight sleeper train the “Duronto Express” to Nagpur at 20:15 hours.   Meals Included: Buffet breakfast at the Gateway Hotel + Packed lunch on board the bus to Mumbai. Dinner at hotel in Mumbai Travel by: Surat-Mumbai by Volvo Bus; Mumbai-Nagpur (via overnight sleeper...

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December 29: Arrive Mumbai India

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December 29: Arrive Mumbai India

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the primary international airport in Mumbai India.  The Airport’s IATA code – “BOM”, is derived from Bombay, Mumbai’s former name.  The airport is South Asia’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic and the busiest airport in India in terms of international passenger traffic and the second busiest in terms of overall passenger traffic.   Upon arrival at Chhatrapati Shivajit, you will proceed to immigration, customs clearance and luggage collection. Continue to the exit where you will be met and transferred to The Waterstone Hotel, check-in after 2:00 pm. Before dinner you have the...

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