Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India. http://www.csia.in ARRIVE BY: February 1, 2020 (11am departure to GEV) DEPART: February 28, 2020 (8am departure from GEV) In the interest of combating jet lag and accounting for various flight time arrivals into India from you Country of Origin, it is suggested that you may want to arrive a day or two early to Mumbai.
HOTELS IN MUMBAI
THE HOTEL LALIT (airport)
The Lalit Mumbai Sahar Airport Road Mumbai – 400059
India Tel: +91-22-66992222 Fax: +91-22-66998888
THIS IS WHERE GROUP SHUTTLE TO GEV WILL DEPART FROM. As is standard hotel policy, check-in time is usually 1pm for rooms. If you arrive much earlier and try to check in, you may be charged for an extra day or early check in, you are responsible for all hotel costs.
OTHER HOTEL OPTIONS
- THE LEELA HOTEL
- The Hyatt Regency Taj Hotel (Colaba, City Center)
- The Oberoi
*Please Note: Passport and photos required for International Hotel check-in policy.
SHUTTLE & TRANSPORT SHUTTLE AND TRANSPORT
Group shuttle transportation from Mumbai to Govardhan Eco-Village is included in your course fee (at the time listed below). There will be a group shuttle bus to Govardhan Eco-Village departing from the Hotel Lalit. Should you decide to stay elsewhere, it is suggested you meet at Hotel Lalit no later than 9am if you are planning to get on the group shuttle bus. It is strongly suggested to schedule late afternoon flights for departure since it is a 3 hr drive from GEV to the airport. We will provide the group shuttle buses to the airport directly from GEV. The shuttles will also make a stop in Mumbai City Center.
**If you should want to extend your stay, we cannot guarantee availability at GEV after the course. You should plan to depart the Eco-Village and make arrangements to stay on in Mumbai or elsewhere (not at GEV).
TAXI – airport transportation
For those of you arriving early and in need of transport upon arrival, it is strongly suggested that you use your hotel shuttle taxi service if available. Most hotels offer their own airport shuttle, please utilize their service and book in advance. Arrival can be daunting so make it easy and safe for yourself. Hotel Lalit offers a reliable shuttle service, if you decide to stay there, please contact them with your flight information to schedule your pick up in advance. For those of you staying elsewhere, please see the link below regarding transportation options to Mumbai city center or elsewhere. http://www.mumbaiairport.com/transportation.php If you need to schedule a private shuttle pickup from Mumbai or Chhitrapati Shivaji Airport to Govardhan Eco-Village please contact: [email protected] to make arrangements. The cost is $85 USD per person each way and the drive is about 2-3 hrs. (We can only assist with private car bookings for Feb 1 arrival or Feb 28 departure – not at other times)
VISA AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Passport and Photos are required for all hotels per International Hotel check-in policy including at the Eco-Village CHECK YOUR NATIONALITY STATUS FOR ENTRANCE TO INDIA AND GET YOUR VISA! It is recommended that you get an E-Tourist Visa. Compulsory: Please bring two sets of Passport copies (one page with the Photo and the other Visa page) + 3 passport size photographs. There is no facility of getting photographs or xerox near to the Eco Village.
The address to list for your visa application: Govardhan Eco Village Galtare, Hamrapur (P.O), Wada (Taluka) Thane (District) -421303 Maharashtra, India Telephone: +91 91672 04666 Contact: Jaru Thakur das