Cherrapunji is the most popular place located 4500 feet above sea level in the East Khasi Hill district of North Eastern Indian State Meghalaya. It is known by another name called Sohra.
Cherrapunji has the record of being the wettest place on the earth, but now the Mawsynram hold this record. Despite the heavy rainfall, Cherrapunji faces shortage of water.
It is situated 58 km away from the Shillong capital of Meghalaya. The buses and taxis regularly keep on moving to Cherrapunji from Shillong and other cities.
It will not be false to share that Cherrapunji is the only region having only deker weather throughout the year. Lush green and charming plains, several waterfalls, double live roots bridges and other natural beauty invites to the tourists to come in the lap of this God gifted place.
Visiting Cherrapunji is like roaming in clouds and rain drops fills with imagination. There is no need to take any local authority persmission for Indian and foreigners as well to enter in this region.
The weather suddenly goes cool down there, so a light jacket or shawl is necessary to carry. The raincoat and umbrella are also required while your time here. Other accessories i.e. sunglass, mosquito repellents, sturdy walking shoes and lightest Bermuda also will be required there.
There are several hilly fruits, dry fruits, honey, spices and woolen cloths are found there that are the main things to carry from there market for tourists.
There are a number of tour operators offer good and customized tour packages are in the tourism market. The tourists can choose the tour package according to their convenience and budget i.e. Travel Triangle, India Holiday, Droamers,maketrips, hellotravel and etc.
Cherrapunji or Sohra is based on 25.30°N 91.70°E at a height of 1484 meters. This is famous for heavy rainfall in the whole year. Normally, the time between October to May is most suitable to explore the natural beauty of Cherrapunji in pleasant and refreshing weather. A numbers of tourists like to enjoy here in September to January.
Here, numerous of hotels and Inn are available round the clock for the comfortable stay of the tourists. Polo Orchid Resort, Coniferous Resort,Labana Hotel, La Kupar Inn, Hiraba Homestay, Four Season Villa, Cafe Cherrapunji, Kutmadan Resort, The Crescent Hotel and 7 Sisters Falls View Inn are the best hotels in Cherrapunji.
Gowahati Airport is the closest airport to Cherranpunji at a distance of 180 km from Cherrapunji. There are regular flights available from major cities of India. Tourists can hire taxi or private cab from airport.
Gowahati railway station is the nearest railway junction at a distance of 180 km from Cherrapunji. This Railway junction is well connected from all major parts of India. Several taxis and cabs are available for Cherrapunji.
Cherrapunji is well connected from major parts of India. A numbers of buses, taxies and cabs are available round the clock from Gowahati to Shillong and Cherrapunji.
THE FOLLOWING POINTS ARE TO BE NOTED FOR CHILD RATE
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please note as per the Government Rule, in 01 Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep only 08 heads are allowed that is including child. In 01 INNOVA only 06 heads are allowed that is including child. Incase the number of heads traveling increases above 08 in a Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep & 06 in an Innova than the guest will have to opt for the 2nd (second) vehicle for which the cost is mentioned above.
Incase the guest is opting for INNOVA as per the unwritten syndicate rule; INNOVA will do the main transfer & sightseeing of Kalimpong & Darjeeling only. Lachung & Pelling sightseeing will be done by NON AC Tata Sumo / Mahindra Maxx / Hard Top vehicle which may have front / side facing seat. Gangtok sightseeing will be done by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (one vehicle for every 04 paying Pax). Also while opting for INNOVA please inform the guest to travel light with minimum baggage of one piece per person. In case of excess baggage the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this will be collected directly from the guest.
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THE FOLLOWING POINTS ARE TO BE NOTED FOR CHILD RATE
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for)
Process Of Making Advance Payment
50 % of the total package cost must be deposited as an advance in our company's account to confirm the package. Remaining 50 % of the package cost will be collected on arrival (First day of the Tour).
Customers must carry the issued confirmation letter on their trip as it contains important information like confirmed hotel, Cab Details and Service contact Numbers.
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CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY:
There is no contract between AKK CRUSIER and the client until the company has received initial deposit amount of specified tour package.
In case, customer wishes to cancel his/her booking before 15 days of the travel date because of whatsoever reasons, including accident, sickness, or any other personal reasons, non-payment of the balance payment, the Company is liable to recover Cancellation charges from the Client. All the cancellations must be communicated in written.
Advance amount 50% is also non-refundable in case the cancellation is done within 15 days of the travel dates or No Show scenarios.
The Company deserves the right to change the package cost depending on the economical status of the market as per the Government policy.
Services will be provided to the customers as mentioned in the booking voucher only.
Any complimentary services (If not provided) cannot be claimed in form of cash or alternative service.AKK CRUSIER have the right to cancel your Invoice due to insufficient Advance Amount i.e. 50% of the total tour Package Cost.
AMENDMENT POLICY (PREPONE & POSTPONE):
In case client wishes to prepone /postpone his or her travel dates, we request you to kindly reach us 15 days prior to journey date via e-mail.
The customers can prepone /postpone their tour once without any additional charges (if intimated before 15 days of travel date in written). However postponing & preponing second time will attract additional charges.
Also note that few service providers (Hoteliers, Transporter etc.) may apply postpone/prepone charges even after meeting above requirement. In such cases postpone/prepone charges will deducted from the advance amount deposited.
In all prepone or postpone scenarios, the services and the costing will be subject to availability of Hotel/Tranasprotation and season/off season time.
We do not accept any changes in plan within 15 days of travel date. However in rare cases like adverse climatic conditions or strikes, package can be postponed which will be intimated to you beforehand.
The validity to utilize your Advance payment in prepone/postpone scenarios is 1 Year from the date of advance payment.
The advance payment and the invoice Number allotted to you, are transferable i.e. you can pass on your booking to any of your friends/ relatives. (Please Note: In order to transfer your booking you must meet the above terms and conditions first).
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