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    Flavours of Flanders
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    Arrive Brussels – Bruges

    Day 1 Arrive Brussels – Bruges

    Up on arrival at the Brussels Airport, you will clear customs and collect your bags. You will head to the rental car outlet at the departures section. Pick up your car and start the journey. Drive from the Brussels airport to Bruges. The E40 leads to Bruges from Brussels, covering a distance of 101 kilometres. Check into your hotel and freshen up. Optional Activities: Head to De Haan from Bruges crossing a distance of about 26kms (Located in West Flanders, De Haan is a coastal village of Belgium. Buildings with the Belle Epoque style grace this area. A good blend of beach-side and greenery ensure a pleasurable ride through this region and a unique experience of the Belgian coast). Enjoy lunch at one of the quaint cafes in this small town. (Extra cost) Afternoon at leisure. Drive back to the hotel. Optional Activities: Take an off-beat tour of Bruges. This time, leave the car in the parking for a gentle, 20-minute bicycle ride through green parks, over a wooden footbridge, past the city's four remaining windmills. These windmills circle the old town section of Bruges via a delightful poplar-lined canal onward to the city of Damme. While you return burning all those calories, head to the indigenous Flemish chocolatier B by B. Their flagship store at Sint-Amandsstraat 39 at Bruges will definitely entice you to indulge in some sweet sins. End the tour. Enjoy some popular local delicacies like Flemish stew or Mussels & Fries over dinner at a quaint Flemish restaurant. (Extra cost).After dinner, head back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Brussels.
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    Bruges – Antwerp (Distance of about 95kms)

    Day 2 Bruges – Antwerp (Distance of about 95kms)

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Today you will depart by car from Bruges to Antwerp. Driving directions: Drive towards Damme (a small province in West Flanders) along the road Damse Vaart – Zuid (lovely road along the water direction Damme). There are several good restaurants restaurants and bars located along the road. Distance between Bruges to Damme is about 7kms. Further on, in Hoeke (after approx. 15 km from Damme) take E34 direction Antwerp Arrive in Antwerp and check in your hotel. Optional Activities: Visit the scenic Park Spoor Noord – a large green meadow in the middle of the city that breaks the monotony of the busy city. It has playgrounds for the youth, two fountains, a skate park, bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Visit the house of the most famous Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, visit the MoMu Museum (The Fashion Museum), the Diamond district and not to be missed is a visit to The Chocolate Line – The most popular chocolate store by famous chocolatier Dominique Persoone. While there, do try the chocolate shooter; sniff some chocolate to infinite happiness. Lunch at one of the restaurants in the city centre (Extra cost).Drive down to the banks of the river Scheldt. Antwerp is the biggest city on its banks that makes the port of Antwerp an important port for commercial purposes as well. Dinner at an authentic Flemish restaurant (Extra Cost).After dinner, head back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Antwerp. (B)
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    Antwerp – Ghent

    Day 3 Antwerp – Ghent

    Breakfast at the hotel and Depart from Antwerp.It’s time to discover East Flanders with your car: Driving directions: Follow E17 and take exit 8 to reach De Pinte (a small municipality in East Flanders). Pass by the small picturesque village of Deurle situated near the border of the river Lys and the Sint Martens Latem – one of the wealthiest residential municipalities of the country. Arrive at Bachte-Maria-Leerne – a parish located at Deinze, a Belgian province in East Flanders. The Ooidonck Castle is located here. Visit this picturesque castle and get mesmerized by its beauty.Drive from Ooidonk Castle to restaurant Auberge du Pecheur located at Sint-Martens-Latem (a restaurant located along the water).Drive from Sint-Martens-Latem to Ghent. Take N43 to Ghent. Arrival in Ghent and check in Hotel. (Parking space is available at the big underground parking at the Vrijdagmarkt) Optional Activities: Since most of Ghent’s city centre is a car-free area, take a guided walking tour of the classics of Ghent. In the evening, relax and enjoy a boat-tour along the meandering canals of Ghent as you sip on some champagne or beer or experiment with the locally brewed gin- Jenever. Dinner at the local restaurant (Extra cost).After dinner, head back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ghent. (B)
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    Ghent – Brussels

    Day 4 Ghent – Brussels

    Breakfast at the hotel and Depart from Ghent. Depart today to Brussels. Optional Activities: Head to the Lindemans Brewery today. This family-owned brewery is located in a small town of Vlezenbeek, in the southwest of Brussels. Driving directions: From Ghent, take E40 direction towards Brussels. Take exit 20-Ternat. Drive through St Martens Bodegem and Schepdaal, two villages in the Dilbeek area in the southwest of Brussels, before you reach Vlezenbeek.Enjoy a tour of the brewery and chance upon the tasting of some fresh brew.(Extra cost) . Depart from the brewery. Head south towards Postweg to arrive at the Castle of Gaasbeek. Built in the 1240s, this castle is a national museum today. It contains impressive art collections displayed in lavishly decorated historical rooms, including the works of Peter Paul Rubens.Depart from the Gasbeek Castle to head to Dworp - a small town to the south of Brussels. (Distance about 17 kms). Driving directions: Pass Vlezenbeek, pass St Pieters Leeuw Coloma Garden and Castle (internationally renowned rose garden with over 3000 varieties of roses and 30,000 rose bushes).Arrival in Dworp. Lunch at one of the small cafes.(Extra Cost).Continue the tour to Brussels. Pass by the municipality of St Genesius Rode, take the street Chaussee de Waterloo along the Brussels parcs into the city centre of Brussels.Check in the hotel. Dinner at one of the many Michelin star restaurants in Brussels. (Extra cost) Overnight at hotel in Brussels. (B)
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    Brussels – Depart

    Day 5 Brussels – Depart

    Breakfast at the hotel and clear the extras if any at the hotel. Departure by car from hotel to Brussels Airport. Drop the car at the drop off area within the time lines. Departure flights to India.
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    Accomodation

    Location Premium (4.5 – 5*) Deluxe (3.5 - 4.5*) Standard (2.5 - 3.5*)
    Ghent Hotel NH Grand’Place Arenberg - Hotel NH Belfort Hotel Novotel Centrum
    Antwerp Hotel The Plaza Hotel Scandic
    Bruges Grand hotel Casselbergh Hotel Maraboe
    Brussels Hotel Leopold EU
    Note: Accommodation will be provided in the Hotels/Resorts mentioned above or in similar category.
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    Package Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Accommodation for 4nights as mentioned in the above itinerary • Breakfast at all the hotels • Car Hire for 4 days – Citroen DS3 including basic car insurance • Vehicle pick up from Brussels airport • Drop back to Brussels airport

    Exclusions

    • International Air tickets • Visa Charges • Early check in and Late check out • All meals and entrances not mentioned in the itinerary and offered as recommended options • Entrance fees and activities • All items of a personal nature, i.e. telephone calls, entrance fees, park fees, laundry, tips for meals, tips for guides and drivers, all beverages etc. • Travel insurance. It is our recommendation that all passengers take out all the necessary travel insurances for cancellation/curtailment, loss of baggage as well as Medical Cover. • Car rental exclusive of : » Fuel/Oil » Fuel deposit » E-tolling fees » Additional driver charges » Young driver surcharge per day, per driver » Delivery and collection fees » Cross border charges » Traffic Fine Handling Fees » Claim Handling Fees » Assessor’s Fees » Water and under-carriage damage to vehicles » GPS units for rental
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    Package Price (per person)

    Validity: 01 Apr 2017 to 31 Mar 2018 BARRING PEAK AND BLOCK OUT PERIODS

    Rooming Basis Premium (4.5 – 5*) Deluxe (3.5 - 4.5*) Standard (2.5 - 3.5*)
    Adult Twin Sharing - EUR 839 EUR 711
    EXCL GST OF 5.00%
    Package Price may vary as per actual Date of Travel
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