Essence of South India

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Run by: Peregrine

Reference number: PIES

From: £1515.00

Travel to India and embark on this classic southern India tour from Chennai to Kovalam Beach. Lush, tropical southern India is charming, captivating and hospitable. Discover a thousand shades of green and share smiles with the friendly local people. Experience the culture, religion and history of this region in its small rural towns, quaint fishing villages and scented spice plantations. This is a fabulous part of India includes Kerala and follows the road less travelled - without sacrificing too many creature comforts. TRIP UPDATES: Heavy monsoon rains in southern India during August have resulted in severe flooding and devastation across the state of Kerala. An estimated 400 people have died and more than 1 million people have been displaced. Due to the ongoing safety risks of travelling in the region, we are unable to visit Kochi, Periyar, Munnar, Alleppey, Kumarakom and Trivandrum until further notice. The following departures will be running on an alternate itinerary: 22nd September - PIES180922 Affected travellers should contact their booking agents for more information. Highlights/r/n
  • Discover a different side to India on east to west coast trip that takes in beaches and temples, hidden waterways and jungle, and rolling tea-covered mountains and spice plantations
  • Chennai is a flurry of ordered chaos, but find peace at the magnificent Kapaleeshwarar Temple at its centre
  • Explore the beautiful seaside town of Puducherry, a mix of idyllic and contemporary lifestyle
  • Feel the weight of history and learn about the man who dedicated his life to the independence of India at The National Gandhi Museum
  • Track footprints in search of wild elephants in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ferry-hop between the islands of Fort Kochi to discover palaces, temples and Portuguese architecture at every turn
  • In Kochi enjoy the trendy 1960' themed Art Deco feature stay hotel at the Grand Kochi Hotel

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
22/12/2018 04/01/2019 2 £2065.00
05/01/2019 18/01/2019 4 £1660.00
12/01/2019 25/01/2019 6 £1660.00
19/01/2019 01/02/2019 4 £1760.00
09/02/2019 22/02/2019 9 £1660.00
16/02/2019 01/03/2019 8 £1595.00
02/03/2019 15/03/2019 2 £1690.00
09/03/2019 22/03/2019 11 £1515.00
13/04/2019 26/04/2019 12 £1595.00
14/09/2019 27/09/2019 12 £1595.00
21/09/2019 04/10/2019 11 £1595.00
19/10/2019 01/11/2019 12 £1595.00
26/10/2019 08/11/2019 12 £1595.00
09/11/2019 22/11/2019 12 £1595.00
23/11/2019 06/12/2019 5 £1675.00
30/11/2019 13/12/2019 12 £1660.00
14/12/2019 27/12/2019 12 £1660.00
21/12/2019 03/01/2020 11 £1660.00
04/01/2020 17/01/2020 12 £1805.00
11/01/2020 24/01/2020 12 £1805.00
18/01/2020 31/01/2020 12 £1745.00
08/02/2020 21/02/2020 12 £1745.00
15/02/2020 28/02/2020 12 £1745.00
29/02/2020 13/03/2020 12 £1675.00
07/03/2020 20/03/2020 12 £1675.00
11/04/2020 24/04/2020 12 £1675.00
12/09/2020 25/09/2020 12 £1675.00
19/09/2020 02/10/2020 12 £1675.00
17/10/2020 30/10/2020 12 £1675.00
24/10/2020 06/11/2020 12 £1745.00
07/11/2020 20/11/2020 12 £1745.00
21/11/2020 04/12/2020 12 £1805.00
12/12/2020 25/12/2020 12 £1805.00
19/12/2020 01/01/2021 12 £1805.00

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