Splendors of South India, November 2020

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Splendors of South India, November 2020 with Heidi Beachley

November 22nd – December 4th, 2020
12 nights/13 days
Arival in Mumbai International Airport no later than Sunday, November 22nd.  Departure from Cochin International Airport on Friday December 4th.

Day 01 – Sunday, November 22nd

Arrival in Mumbai
Welcome and transfer to hotel
Hotel West End, or similar
Mumbai

Day 02 –Monday, November 23rd

Mumbai/Elephanta Caves
After breakfast we’ll leave for Elephanta Caves by boat, the tour is a one hour boat ride each way.  After the caves we’ll visit a heritage site and explore a Krishna Temple in the early evening. Dinner at the hotel.
Hotel West End, or similar
Mumbai

Day 03 – Tuesday, November 24th

Mumbai/Goa by flight
After breakfast leave for airport to take flight for Goa.  Flight departure at 12:50pm and arrival in Goa at 2:05pm. Upon arrival we will transfer to the hotel, practice yoga, and eat a nice dinner.
Ashiyana Yoga, or similar
https://www.ashiyana-yoga-goa.com/
Goa

Day 04 – Wednesday, November 25th

Goa
After breakfast we’ll leave for a day of sightseeing and retreat in the evening for dinner at the hotel.
Ashiyana Yoga, or similar
Goa

Day 05 – Thursday, November 26th

Goa/Free day
After breakfast we will take the day off of scheduled visits and have a free day to explore.  We’ll meet in the evening as a group for yoga and dinner.
Ashiyana Yoga, or similar
Goa

Day 06 – Friday, November 27th

Goa/Trivandrum by flight
After breakfast we’ll transfer to the airport to take flight for Trivandrum, departure at 4:30pm, arrival at 9:30pm.  On arrival pickup and transfer to ayurveda spa. The drive is around an hour to our spa.
Isola Di Cocco Beach resort, or similar

Day 07 – Saturday, November 28th

Isola Di Cocco Beach Ayurveda Treatments
Treatments include:

  • Traditional Welcome on arrival (Aarti & Tikka)
  • Consultation with an Ayurveda doctor
  • Daily yoga with an Indian Teacher
  • Daily 90 minute Treatments (decided by the doctor)
  • All three meals will be vegetarian diet according to your dosha (ayurveda diet)
  • Herbal water
  • One hour country boat cruise
  • Classical dance concert

Isola Di Cocco Beach resort, or similar
Overnight in Poovar

Day 08 – Sunday, November 29th

Isola Di Cocco Beach Ayurveda Treatments
Ayurveda Treatments
Isola Di Cocco Beach resort, or similar
Overnight in Poovar

Day 09 – Monday, November 30th

Isola Di Cocco Beach Ayurveda Treatments
Ayurveda Treatments
Isola Di Cocco Beach resort, or similar
Overnight in Poovar

Day 10 – Tuesday, December 1st

Poovar/Kollam 3 hour drive/Alleppey/Kerala boat house tour
After breakfast we’ll leave for Kollam for a 6 hour boat tour on the backwaters in Kerala.
Hotel La Plage, or similar
Overnight in Alleppey

Day 11 – Wednesday, December 2nd

Alleppey/Thekkady (Periyar) 5 hour drive
After breakfast we’ll leave for Thekkady, lunch on the way, and transfer to our hotel upon arrival.  Evening free time to practice yoga, enjoy the local market and dinner at the hotel.
Hotel Elephant Court, or similar
Overnight in Periyar

Day 12 – Thursday, December 3rd

Thekkady (Periyar)
After breakfast we’ll go to a nature reserve and take a 4km walk in the wildlife sanctuary.  Enjoy a boat ride on the lake at Periyar and wildlife watching. If we’re lucky, we’ll see; tigers, leopards, elephants, bison, antelope, wild boar, monkeys and varied species of birds.
Hotel Elephant Court, or similar
Overnight in Periyar

Day 13 – Friday, December 4th

Thekkady/Cochin International Airport 5 hour drive
After breakfast we will travel to the Cochin International Airport, we’ll have lunch on the way, and explore grapes garden.  On arrival to Cochin we’ll transfer to hotel for wash, and change, and farewell dinner.

End of tour

$2,799 ($2,699 if registration before March 2020) double occupancy $3,309 single.  To reserve your spot a $1000 non refundable deposit is required. Full payment of the trip are due 90 days prior to travel.

Services Includes:

  •  Arrival and Departure to Airport by deluxe a/c bus.
  • Deluxe a/c bus for throughout the tour with sightseeing.
  • All Entrance fees of Monuments.
  • Accommodation in the hotel mentioned similar on double /twin bedded room with private Toilet/ Bath facility.
  • Meal Plan (APAI) Veg Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner basis as per program.
  • Check inn & cheek out will be at 12.00 Noon Indian time.
  • Services of a locally appointed French or English-speaking guide.
  • 2 Bottle of mineral water per person per day
  • Backwater (HouseBoat from Kollam to Allephy 6h Included Lunch).
  • 12 nights/13 days.
  • 01-time jungle walk and boat ride in Periyar Lake.
  • 04 nights in 5-star Ayurveda Resorts with 3 days Ayurveda Treatments.

Services Excludes:

  • (01) Visa fees.
  • (02) International Flight Tickets.
  • (03) Any AirPort Tax.
  • (04) Any Type of insurance Health or Life.
  • (05) Any personal expenses, Shopping /Phone call / Table Drink.
  • (06) Tips in Hotels, restaurants, Guide, Drivers.
  • (07) Excess Luggage in domestic flight above 15 kg.
  • (08) Tips

Note- The luggage supplements will be approx. 8 $ per kg.

 

LIABILITY 

We strongly recommend that clients should be covered by Travel, medical, health and other types of insurance. These cannot be obtained in India, Nepal. The above quotations are subject to amendment should the Transporters/ Hotelier amend their rates prior to commencement of the tour Teerth Travels Pvt. Ltd Haridwar. While undertaking Tours, Transportation, Hotel accommodation and other services only act as a Travel Agent on the clear understanding that they shall not be in any way responsible or liable for any accident, damage, loss, delay or inconvenience caused in connection with the travel facilities arranged by the Company, its employees or agents. All bookings are accepted and executed with utmost care, yet no responsibility is undertaken for any change or deviation on account of factors beyond our control.

No refunds 90 days prior to travel.

 

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