India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
Our October 2017 departure is now a "ladies' trip" - please contact us to get in touch with Margaret, who will be leading the trip.
This looks set to be a fun and entertaining trip with a special focus on activities for all you special ladies out there.
Our tour incorporates travel by air, road & rail and includes two wildlife activities. In Jodphur we travel by jeep in the surrounding countryside and would expect to see various species of antelope and well as monkeys.
Rathambhore Tiger Sanctuary is rated the best in India and during this tour you will enjoy 2 safaris.
We will also visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary which includes a rickshaw ride and the services of an ornithologist.
Agra sightseeing includes a visit to the fabulous Taj Mahal at sunrise and an afternoon visit to Fatehpur Sikri - a UNESCO World Heritage stie. Other highlights include accommodation in a haveli on the banks of the Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi and a sunrise boat ride.
Travel from Agra to Jhansi is by Shatabdi Express train which is considered one of India's best trains.
Tour price includes:
• All international flights.
• All excursions, entrance fees to monuments, museums & game
• Good quality hotels, palaces and lodges.
• Most breakfasts and dinners.
• Services of drivers, tour leaders and local agents.
This tour incorporates some of the most interesting accommodation in India.
Hotels are generally of a superiour standard with some 4 star properties.
Our accommodation includes an overnight stay in Orchha which is situated in a rural area and provides an interesting insight into Indian country life.