86For information and bookings call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 020 8900 2323FROM£125Prayer lampsTour HighlightsTOUR CODE: HARIANY DATE TRAVELADULTCHILD 2 - 11SINGLE16 Apr - 30 Sep £125£80£17001 Oct - 23 Dec ; 04 Jan - 15 Apr£150£100£21524 Dec - 03 Jan£205£150£215Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a roomChildren (2-11 years) must share a room with 2 adultsMax. occupancy per room is 3 persons (excluding infants)*If you are in India during Christmas and New Years then supplement will applyLord Shiva StatueRishikeshDeparture Dates and Prices4 Day Tour ItineraryHaridwar & Rishikesh? 3 nights accommodation in 4* hotels with breakfast? Ground transportation in AC vehicle? Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.? Local English speaking guideDay 1: Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh On arrival at Delhi Airport drive to Haridwar (approximate driving time is 5 hours) in private car. Haridwar is situated on the banks of river Ganga (Ganges). Haridwar meaning "gateway to God" is considered to be one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus. In the evening witness an aarti ceremony at River GangesBreakfast (Y)Day 2: RishikeshToday visit the Laxman Jhula, a suspension Iron Bridge, built in 1929. This is where Rama's brother Lakshman is said to have crossed the river on jute ropes. You will also see the Ram Jhula. Later we visit Geeta Bhavan, famous for its attractive paintings and statues from the Hindu mythology. The remaining day is at leisure. Breakfast (Y)Day 3: Haridwar - DelhiToday morning depart for Delhi and check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your own leisure.Breakfast (Y)Day 4: DelhiCheck-out and proceed to the airport to board your flight back.*Breakfast (Y)? Arti ceremony at River Ganges in Haridwar? Laxman Jhula ? Ram JhulaTour code: HARI PRICE INCLUDESSUGGESTION? Why not combine this package with our Golden Triangle or Splendours of Rajasthan Tour. View page 82 - 85. We are also able to arrange this package for you as per your convenience. You can choose your own travel date, change the itinerary or extend the tour as per your requirements. We can also arrange flights for you. Just give us a call and let us take the hassle away from you.
FROM£445KeralaTour HighlightsVisit us at: www.startours.co.uk87TOUR CODE: KERIANY DATE TRAVELADULTCHILD 2 - 11SINGLE16 Apr - 30 Sep £445£285£63501 Oct - 19 Dec ; 11 Jan - 15 Apr£550£350£79020 Dec - 10 Jan£660£420£945Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a roomChildren (2-11 years) must share a room with 2 adultsMax. occupancy per room is 3 persons (excluding infants)*If you are in Kerala during Christmas and New Years then supplement will applyPRICE INCLUDESDeparture Dates and Prices8 Day Tour ItineraryBest of Kerala? 7 Nights accommodation in 4**** hotels with breakfast? Ground transportation in AC vehicle? Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary? Local English speaking guide (where applicable).Day 1: CochinUpon arrival at Cochin, be greeted by our local representative to be transferred to the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for a city tour covering The Jewish Synagogue in what is locally called the Jew Town, St. Francis Church which is the oldest European Church in India, the Santa Cruz Basilica built in 1557 by the Portuguese, the Dutch Palace, the Spice market and the 15th century Chinese fishing nets believed to have been brought by Chinese traders*Breakfast (N) *Meals provided will depend on flight timingsDay 2: Cochin - Munnar Today depart for Munnar, situated in the eastern part of Kerala. Munnar is surrounded by lush green-carpeted tea and coffee plantations located on a picturesque hill station. In the afternoon visit the Tata Tea Museum, this houses the interesting collection of relics and artifacts.Breakfast (Y)Day 3: MunnarVisit the Eravikulam National Park in Rajamalai, home to the largest population of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr (wild goats). In the afternoon go to the Top Station which is perched on a ridge and has an interesting site of the old ropeway station that linked the foothills to the tea estates. Later see the Mattupetty Dam, the Kundale Lake and the Echo point.Breakfast (Y) Day 4: Munnar - Thekkady- PeriyarToday, drive to Thekkady as you view the breathtaking spectacle of rolling tea and cardamom plantations and savour the rich fragrance of cinnamon and cloves. Visit Periyar which is South India's most popular wildlife sanctuary.Breakfast (Y)Day 5: Thekkaddy - Kumarakom - Alleppey houseboat An early morning visit can be made to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. After breakfast, proceed to Alleppey. Embark on an exciting 2 hour houseboat cruise. Board the traditional ? Cochin ? Munnar ? Thekkaddy ? Alleppey ? Trivandrum? Kovalam ? Kanyakumari EARLY BIRD OFFER? Book 8 weeks in advance and get £40 off per adult and child? Book 6 weeks in advance and get £20 off per adult and childTour code: KERIFarawayhouseboat and start the long and meandering ride through the unique backwaters of Kerala in a thatched roof houseboat. Breakfast (Y)Day 6: Alleppey -Trivandrum - Kovalam Today morning disembark from the houseboat at Alleppey and transfer to Kovalam, en route visit Trivandrum. Start your tour by visiting the ancient temple of Sri Padmanabhaswamy, Napier Museum, and Sri Chitra Art Gallery. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel. Breakfast (Y)Day 7: Kovalam - Kanyakumari - KovalamToday enjoy a full day trip to Kanyakumari, famous for its brilliant sunsets and sunrises. It is India's 'lands' end at the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Visit Vivekananda Rock Memorial, in memory of Swami Vivekananda, the Indian philosopher who meditated and transformed into a spiritual leader. Kanyakumari is the only place in India where one can watch the sun set and moon rise simultaneously on a full moon evening. Return in the evening to Kovalam.Breakfast (Y)Day 8: Kovalam - TrivandrumAfter breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Trivandrum Airport for your return flight. *Breakfast (N) *Meals provided will depend on flight timesKerala beachEXTENSION? Why not combine this package with our Haridwar and Rishikesh package. View page 86. We are also able to arrange this package for you as per your convenience. You can choose your own travel date, change the itinerary or extend the tour as per your requirements. We can also arrange flights for you. Just give us a call and let us take the hassle away from you.