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Southern India

From £1065 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Lush and tropical, southern India is inspiring and delightful. Beneath the green shade of a coastal paradise, meet with locals in their fishing villages and tribal homes. Join them in the bazaars, on buses and boats or even on pilgrimage in Madurai. From cultural sights like the Maharaja's Palace in Mysore to French-influenced Puducherry and the vast landscape of Periyar, southern India's spirituality, friendly people and wild animal sanctuaries make it a fascinating part of the country to explore.
Essential Info
Starts: Kochi
Ends: Kochi
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IHHSS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: India
What's Included

Meals

5 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
3 Dinners included

Transport

Auto rickshaw,Boat,Bus,Cycle rickshaw,Ferry,Overnight sleeper train,Private vehicle,Train

Accommodation

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

Trip Highlights

•   Known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, Kochi is a fascinating blend of Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and English influences, and is best explored by ferry

•   Step back in time among the iridescent hills of the very British ‘Snooty Ooty’ - home of snooker and the charming Nilgiri toy train

•   Spot tigers, elephants, sloths and birds on safari around two of the best places in India to observe wildlife up close - Mudumalai National Park and Periyar Tiger Reserve

•   Feel energy radiate from the world’s largest solid crystal in the experimental city of Auroville

•   Experience a unique way of life with a family homestay in the idyllic backwaters of Kerala

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 31st Jan 2020
Returning: 14th Feb 2020
£1,255pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 2nd Feb 2020
Returning: 16th Feb 2020
£1,205pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 7th Feb 2020
Returning: 21st Feb 2020
£1,195pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 11th Feb 2020
Returning: 25th Feb 2020
£1,205pp
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Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 14th Feb 2020
Returning: 28th Feb 2020
£1,205pp
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Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 21st Feb 2020
Returning: 6th Mar 2020
£1,140pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Feb 2020
Returning: 13th Mar 2020
£1,160pp
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Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 6th Mar 2020
Returning: 20th Mar 2020
£1,125pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 13th Mar 2020
Returning: 27th Mar 2020
£1,150pp
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
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Itinerary & Notes
Your Indian adventure starts today in Kochi with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you arrive into Kochi early, there are plenty of things to see and do. Once an important spice-trading centre, Kochi has been under Portuguese, Dutch and British rule at various times throughout history. Explore with one of our Urban Adventures or wander down to the shore and seek out the huge Chinese fishing nets dotted along the coast of Fort Cochin.
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