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South India Revealed

From £668 for 16 days
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


3 Breakfasts included
1 Lunches included
1 Dinners included


Overnight sleeper train,Private vehicle,Public bus,Auto rickshaw,Taxi,Train,Canoe,Boat


Homestay (1 nt),Hotel (11 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

•   Golden beaches and age-old fishing villages make Goa one of India’s most tranquil retreats – and the perfect last stop on your adventure

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 19th Dec 2018
Returning: 3rd Jan 2019
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Departing: 21st Dec 2018
Returning: 5th Jan 2019
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Departing: 26th Dec 2018
Returning: 10th Jan 2019
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Departing: 30th Dec 2018
Returning: 14th Jan 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 4th Jan 2019
Returning: 19th Jan 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Jan 2019
Returning: 24th Jan 2019
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 25th Jan 2019
Returning: 9th Feb 2019
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 30th Jan 2019
Returning: 14th Feb 2019
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4 spaces
Departing: 1st Feb 2019
Returning: 16th Feb 2019
Availability: 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, take a walk around Trivandrum and join an optional group dinner.

Additional Activities

Trivandrum - City walk
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