Nepal Extension from £490ppComplete your tour of India andcontinue with your group to discoverthe Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal.Day 17: Varanasi - KathmanduFly to Kathmandu. Enjoy the rest of theday at leisure to acclimatise.Day 18: Kathmandu - Patan - KathmanduVisit Dakshinkali Temple beforecontinuing to Patan, the second largestcity in Nepal. Explore the UNESCOWorld Heritage listed Royal Palacewhich dates back to the 14th centuryand Durbar Square.Day 19: KathmanduSightseeing today includes a visit to Durbar Square and Kumari Temple.We also visit Swayambhunath Stupa -the 'monkey temple' and BodhnathStupa, which is the largest in Nepal.Enjoy a stroll through Thamel market in the evening.Day 20: Kathmandu - DhulikhelWe travel to Dhulikhel, stopping atChangu Narayan Temple en-route. InDhulikhel we explore the Newari housesand visit the local market.Day 21: Dhulikhel - KathmanduWe travel to the 9th century town ofBhaktapur to visit the Golden Gate at thePalace of 55 Windows before returningto Kathmandu. Enjoy a traditionalNepalese dancing show in the evening.Day 22: Kathmandu - UKFly to the UK, arriving home later thesame day.Day 14: Agra - KhajurahoTravel by Shatabadi Express to Jhansi andthen continue by road to Khajuraho, stoppingat Orchha en-route. Enjoy a cultural dancingshow in the evening.Day 15: Khajuraho - VaranasiTour the Khajuraho Temples before flying toVaranasi. Enjoy a rickshaw ride to the Ghatsof the River Ganges to witness the poojaceremony of Ganga Aarti in the evening.Day 16: VaranasiWe rise early to enjoy a boat ride along theRiver Ganges to view the Ghats at sunrisewhich are abuzz with activity followed by acity tour. We also visit the Buddhist sites atSarnath which date back to the 3rd centuryand the place where Lord Buddha deliveredhis first sermon. Day 17:Varanasi -DelhiFly to Delhi and stay overnight.Day 18:Delhi -UKFly to the UK, arriving home later the same day.Tiger, Ranthambore National Park7Highlights of India & Nepal ExtensionDay 8: Jodhpur - JaipurWe travel to Jaipur where we enjoy someshopping at the local bazaar in Choti Choper.Day 9: JaipurWe begin with a photo stop at Hawa Mahal(Palace of the Winds) before continuing toAmer Fort. After trying our hand at someblock painting and carpet weaving, we visitCity Palace and Jantar Mantar Observatory.Enjoy a traditional dinner and danceperformance in the evening. Day 10: Jaipur - Ranthambore National ParkTravel to Ranthambore National Park, one ofthe prime examples of Project Tiger'sconservation efforts in Rajasthan and enjoy acanter safari in the park this afternoon.Day 11: Ranthambore National ParkEnjoy a morning and afternoon canter safariin the park.Day 12: Ranthambore National Park - AgraTravel by train to Bharatpur and thencontinue by road to Agra, stopping at the'ghost city' of Fatehpur Sikri built in 1569 byEmperor Akbar en-route.Day 13: AgraWe rise early to view the impressive TajMahal in all its glory at sunrise. We also stopat a traditional marble workshop and visitAgra Fort.Book now on 0844 499 3899visit www.wendywutours.co.ukor see your preferred travel agent3,290ppBodhnath Stupa, KathmanduDiscover moreScan the QR CodeTo download your tourdossier or for furtherinformation, scan thisbarcode using yoursmart phone. For more details on how to use this,please refer to page 19.The highlights of this tourwere many and varied. Wecelebrated Diwali in Jaipur,saw a male tiger inRanthambore National Park,experienced a puja ceremonyin Varanasi, explorednumerous palaces and forts in Rajasthan and enjoyedamazing views of theHimalayas in Nepal.Mr & Mrs Gaffin, October 2010""Departure Dates & PricesFully Inclusive price includes:??International flights and current taxes??Domestic transportation??Accommodation??All meals??Touring with guides and entrance fee??Visa fees for UK passport holders*Departure coincides with Holi Festival celebrationsand sightseeing may be affectedTour departs Friday and returns MondayNepal extension returns FridayPrices are fully inclusive from the UK (see page 4)Based on London Heathrow departuresRegional departures available.Flight upgrades available on request.Land only from £2,890 (Delhi -Delhi).Single room option from £670 (see page 5).Tipping payable locally US$97 (see page 5).Medium Paced TourDepart UKArrive UKPrice10 Feb 201227 Feb 2012£3,29024 Feb12 Mar*09 Mar26 Mar28 Sep15 Oct£3,49012 Oct29 Oct26 Oct12 Nov02 Nov19 Nov08 Feb 201325 Feb 2013£3,69022 Feb11 Mar08 Mar25 MarSee our website or call us for further details.
Day 5: Chennai - BangaloreTravel by Shatabadi Express to the 'GardenCity' of Bangalore and enjoy a city tour witha visit to Bull Temple, Tipu Sultan's Palacewho ruled most of southern India during the18th century and Vidhana Soudha (Legislative Building).Day 6: Bangalore - HassanWe travel to Hassan and visitSravanabelagola, which is one of the mostrevered Jain pilgrimage sites in India andhome to world's tallest free-standing statue.We also visit the 12th century temples ofBelur and Halebid. The temples of Halebid,like those of Belur, are a rich cultural heritage of Karnataka.Day 7: Hassan - MysoreContinue south to Mysore stopping atSrirangapatnam Fort en-route. We also visitthe Maharaja's Palace and drive up toChamundi Hill to see the 12th century Sri Chamundeshwari Temple and the NandiBull statue.Day 8: Mysore - CoonoorWe head to the hills and enjoy a scenic drive to the beautiful hill station of Coonoor.Enjoy a walk around this quaint town in the evening.Day 9: Coonoor - Ooty - CoonoorWe board the 'Toy Train' to Ooty, also known as the 'Queen of the Blue Mountain'. 8Days 1-2: UK - ChennaiFly overnight to Chennai.Day 3: ChennaiEnjoy a city tour of Chennai starting with a visitto Marina Beach, which is the second longestbeach in the world. We also visit For St. George,St, Mary's Church and the Shiva KapaleeswararTemple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Day 4: Kanchipuram & Mamallapuram day tourWe travel to Kanchipuram and enjoysightseeing as well as a visit to the ShreenivasSilk House. We then continue toMamallapuram to see the rock carvings whichdate back to the 7th and 8th centuries andVaraha Cave before returning to Chennai.Kerala & theSouthern HighlightsA tour of rolling hills, superb wildlife and a tranquil river cruise"Relax the body inCochin, soothe thesoul in the backwatersand feel thecontentment underthe Kovalam sun."Local Guide P.R. Rajesh's tour highlights18 days from £2,690ppFully Inclusive from the UKSouth India is vastly differentfrom North India; bothculturally and geographically.Starting in the colonial city ofChennai, the tour combineslush mountain scenery inMysore and Coonoor with thesandy beaches of Kovalam.Also included are the tea andspice plantations in Munnar,nature spotting at the PeriyarWildlife Sanctuary and anunforgettable cruise along thetranquil backwaters in Kerala. Inbound (1N)OutboundKochi (2N)KanchipuramBangaloreHassan (1N)(1N)Mysore (1N)Ooty Coonoor(2N)Munnar(1N)Thekkady(2N)MamallapurumKovalam(1N)AlleppeyCHENNAI73N9Houseboat (1N)NedumudyTRIVANDRUM71N9AirBoatRailRoad