South India Revealed

From £782 for 16 days
           (See Reviews)
Trip Overview
Unplug from everyday routine and head to the beaches and backwaters of southern India. Explore the lush landscapes, intriguing religions, exotic bazaars and incredible contrasts of this region. Jump on and off local transport, go rural through backwater coconut groves and fishing villages, and discover the heart of the subcontinent. See ancient ruins and stunning temples, eat spicy curries and drink luscious lassis. Join the bustle of city streets and at the end of it all unwind on the beautiful beaches of Goa.
Essential Info
Starts: Trivandrum
Ends: Goa
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IHHRS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: India
What's Included

Meals

3 Breakfasts included
1 Lunches included
1 Dinners included

Transport

Boat,Canoe,Overnight sleeper train,Taxi,Train

Accommodation

Guesthouse (2 nts),Homestay (1 nt),Hotel (10 nts),Overnight sleeper train (3 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Explore the beautiful south of India, getting elbows-deep in authentic southern Indian cuisine

•   A homestay with a local family is a special experience, especially in the serene backwaters of Kerala

•   Wander through Periyar National Park on the lookout for tigers and elephants

•   The city of Madurai showcases southern India at its liveliest. Explore the city’s bazaars and discover the colourful, intricately carved Sri Meenakshi Temple

•   Visit the World Heritage-listed Virupaksha Temple in Hampi, a spectacular monument surrounded by ruins

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Direction
Price GBP
Availability
24th November 2017
9th December 2017
Trivandrum - Goa
£920pp 
Fully Booked
29th November 2017
14th December 2017
Trivandrum - Goa
£945pp 
Fully Booked
13th December 2017
28th December 2017
Trivandrum - Goa
£920pp 
G
4 spaces
15th December 2017
30th December 2017
Trivandrum - Goa
£920pp £782pp
G
Good
20th December 2017
4th January 2018
Trivandrum - Goa
£965pp 
G
Fully Booked
22nd December 2017
6th January 2018
Trivandrum - Goa
£920pp £782pp
G
Good
29th December 2017
13th January 2018
Trivandrum - Goa
£945pp £850pp
G
4 spaces
5th January 2018
20th January 2018
Trivandrum - Goa
£880pp £788pp
G
Good
10th January 2018
25th January 2018
Trivandrum - Goa
£880pp £875pp
G
Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to India. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place. We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader. Afterwards, go on an orientation walk with your guide around Trivandrum.

Additional Activities

Trivandrum - City walk
Included in Price
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Reviews
       
The trip more than lived up to my expectations. Good group and first class group leader.
       
Excellent value for money. Fun and interesting

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