MV Mahabaahu Facts
Year Built 2011 Length 55m
Speed 12 knots / 22 kph Cabins 23
Passengers 46 Crew 30
Life on Board
Guests on board will be treated to an unforgettable journey on the beautiful Brahmaputra River under the shadows of the Himalayan Mountains and surrounded by abundant wildlife.
The stunning countryside of North-Eastern India and its tribal cultures are sure to captivate.
Nightly entertainment in the form of local tribal dances or guest lectures are held in the theatre.
Recreational facilities on board include a swimming pool. Sports room, spa, hair salon, sundeck, a well-stocked library, internet café and various board games.
All cabins incorporate satellite TV, personal safe, mini bar, in-house telephone and an ensuite.
All cabins and the restaurant / lounge are centrally air-conditioned
The chefs devise local / Indian and continental menus, sourcing local ingredients
Two supervised excursion tenders ferry guests safely to and from the ship. All shore excursions are escorted.
Indian Rupees only
All cruising takes place between 6am and 6pm to take full advantage of the spectacular scenery
|Twin share||Single supplement|
|Superior Cabin - Deck One
with Balcony (86 sq m)
|Superior Cabin - Deck Two
(32 sq m) Two left
|Premium Economy Upgrade(Singapore Airlines only)|
|Business Class Upgrade
(Singapore Airlines Only)
|Early Booking Discount (if deposit paid by 31 March 2017)||$100|
|Previous International Tour Client Discount||$100|
Cancellations and Refunds
Wednesday 15 Kolkata to Paro (Bhutan) B L D
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Paro. This flight into the Himalayas reveals breathtaking views of the world’s highest peaks, taking your right into the Dragon Kingdom’s cloud scraping airstrip in the lush green valley of Paro (2350m)
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your local English-speaking guide and driven to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.
Late afternoon/evening visit Tashichodzong, the beautiful medieval fortress / monastery that houses most of the Governments office and the Kings Throne room. It is also the summer residence of Je Kehnpi, the Chief Abbot.
Thursday 16 Thimphu B L D
On today’s sightseeing tour of Thimphu, visit the National Library with its vast collection on ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts.
Later, drive to the Painting School where students produce intricate designs on cloth. Also visit the Traditional Medicine Institute where centuries-old healing methods are still practiced. Visit the textile and heritage museum.
After lunch, visit the Handicrafts Emporium. Drive to the Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in memory of Bhutan’s Third King who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan.
Friday 17 Thimphu - Punakha B L D
Afterwards drive to the nearby town of Wangduephodrang and visit the local market which is famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.
Saturday 18 Punakha / Paro B L D
Drive to Paro, visiting the Simtokha Dzong en-route - the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627.
Arrive Paro for lunch and later visit the Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom.
Afterwards walk down the trail to visit Ringpung Dzong which has a long and fascinating history.
Monday 19 Paro B L D
This morning drive north of Paro village to the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong. From this fort the Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies.
You have an option to trek/hike to the view point that takes about 5 hours return
Tuesday 20 Paro - Kolkata - Singapore B
Return to the airport for your Singapore Airlines flight to Kolkata.
Upon arrival transfer to the airport to rest at an airport hotel before the midnight flight.
Wednesday 21 Arrive Singapore
Change planes and on to Auckland, arriving midnight
Cost* per person
Twin Share $3228
Single Supplement +$489
* This is a cash / cheque price. Credit cards incur a 2% fee
* Itinerary subject to change
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