MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR EASTER BREAK
WITH A CRACKING FAMILY HOLIDAY IN INDIA
For families looking to book an enlightening trip during the Easter holidays, India has the perfect mix of fascinating monuments and ‘egg-citing’ wildlife for all ages to enjoy. With 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, an abundance of national parks and miles of picturesque beaches, India boasts a wide range of colourful destinations and India Tourism UK has rounded up some of the best family packages below.
15-Night Family Holiday To Southern India, From £2,450 Per Adult
The southern state of Tamil Nadu is famed for its impressive Dravidian-style Hindu temples. Beginning in the rural southern state of Tamil Nadu, travellers on this package will first explore the French territory of Pondicherry, visiting the Place de La Republique and the Tamil Quarter. Families will then travel to Kumbakonam, one of the oldest towns in Tamil Nadu, and the temple village of Sethumadai, which is on the edge of the Western Ghats mountain range. Following a tour of a working tea factory in Valparai and a trip to the charming seaside city of Cochin, families will finish their holiday with a few days to relax on the remote and tranquil Keralan beach of Mararikulam.
Experience Travel Group’s 15-night ‘Explore Tamil Nadu with a Keralan Beach’ tour is priced from £2,450 per person, with a £237 reduction available for children under 11-years-old. Price includes accommodation, breakfast, private guides, ground transfers, return UK flights and tours of Cochin, Ponducherry and Thanjavur. Price is valid for travel from 31 March – 1 May 2017. For further information or to book, visit: www.experiencetravelgroup.com or call 020 3504 7047.
12-Night Family Holiday Exploring India’s Taj, Tigers & Beaches, From £3,095 Per Person
For older children, this tour provides an exemplary introduction to India by combining the nation’s most celebrated sights with a tiger-searching adventure. After first exploring the colourful capital of Delhi, travellers will transfer to Agra to see the world-renowned Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, before travelling by train to seek tigers, sloth bears and monkeys at Ranthambore National Park, one of the largest national parks in northern India. The tour concludes with a visit to the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur and the relaxing beaches of Goa.
Cox & Kings’ 12-night ‘Taj, Tigers & Beaches Family Adventure’ is priced from £3,095 per person, based on two adults and two children aged over 12-years-old. Price includes flights, breakfast, some meals, excursions, ground transfers and accommodation. Price is valid for travel from 31 March – 1 May 2017. For further information or to book, visit www.coxandkings.co.uk or call 020 3811 0890.
With nearly 600km of shoreline and an intricate network of palm-lined backwaters, Kerala is undeniably one of the most relaxing states in India. On this tour, travellers will first visit the historic port city of Cochin before travelling to ‘tea country’ for an outing to the Tata Tea plantation. The trip also includes a walk through the dense forests of Periya, which is a paradise for nature lovers since the national park is home to herds of elephants and many species of plants. The tour concludes with a cruise down the meandering backwaters of Kerala on board a private houseboat.
Hayes and Jarvis is offering a 12-night ‘Classic Kerala’ tour from £4,995 per family of three, based on two adults and one child. Price is based on a departure date of 11 April 2017 and includes all ground transfers, domestic flights and international flights from London Heathrow with Jet Airways. Price is valid for travel from 31 March – 1 May 2017. For further information or to book, visit www.hayesandjarvis.co.uk or call 01293 762 456.0Need at least 3 ratings