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South India Revealed

From £780 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

Meals

3 Breakfasts included
1 Lunches included
1 Dinners included

Transport

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

Accommodation

Homestay (1 night),Hotel (11 nights),Overnight sleeper train (3 nights)

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: 27th Sep 2019
Returning: 12th Oct 2019
£820pp
Fully Booked
Departing: 25th Oct 2019
Returning: 9th Nov 2019
£835pp
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Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 31st Oct 2019
Returning: 15th Nov 2019
£820pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 1st Nov 2019
Returning: 16th Nov 2019
£850pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 14th Nov 2019
Returning: 29th Nov 2019
£850pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 15th Nov 2019
Returning: 30th Nov 2019
£890pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Nov 2019
Returning: 7th Dec 2019
£875pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 29th Nov 2019
Returning: 14th Dec 2019
£850pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Dec 2019
Returning: 21st Dec 2019
£850pp
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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.
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