b"TOUR HIGHLIGHTS INDIAN SUBCONTINENTDays 13-14 - Chitwan National Park Visit the Taj Mahal, one of Indias This morning, we see the ancient religious architecture ofmost iconic sights. Swayambhunath Stupa ahead of our journey to Chitwan NationalSee the beautiful Golden Park. After checking into our hotel for two nights, we enjoy a talkTemple of Amritsar. from a local naturalist. Next, we walk to a nearby Tharu village to learn about their unique way of life and culture before visiting anEnjoy insightful guided tours ofIndian crocodile breeding centre on Day 14. After lunch, we take aDelhi, Lucknow and Kolkata. Jeep safari through Chitwan National Park, hoping to spot IndianSee the sunrise over the holy Rhinos, Bengal tigers, leopards, hyenas and even a sloth bear or two. River Ganges - a stunning sight.Days 15-19 - Pokhara, the Himalayas, Kathmandu and home Soak in the beauty of the We drive into the Himalayas today, passing glacial turquoise rapidsHimalayas in Pokhara.and jungle-covered mountains on our way to Pokhara for threeGo on safari in Chitwan nights. With staggering views of Fishtail Peak, this is one of theNational Park.worlds most scenic destinations and Day 16 is free for you to marvel at the views. On Day 17, we drive up to Sarangkot, a mountainImmerse yourself in the ancient viewpoint that offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience - witnessing thecustoms of Nepal.sunrise over snow-clad Annapurna, one of the highest mountains in the world. After breakfast back at our hotel, we explore PokharaEnjoy dinner at the renowned ahead of an afternoon cruise across the tranquil waters of LakeRum Doodle restaurant and Phewa. Returning to the Nepalese capital for a final night on Day 18,meet a local Sherpa.on Day 19 we transfer to the airport for our flight home.WHAT'S INCLUDEDUK Tour Manager throughoutSUNRISE ON THE GANGES Flights from London Heathrow to Amritsar, via Doha, and from In Hindu belief, the Ganges isKathmandu to London Heathrow heaven-sent, and is personifiedvia Dohaand worshipped as the GoddessAll internal flights, rail and Ganga. Many of the cities thatcoach transferslie along its banks are sacred pilgrimage sites and attractLuggage transfers throughoutthousands of pilgrims each year.17 nights 3, 4 and 5-Star hotel Hindus flock to Varanasi early inaccommodationthe morning to engage in ritual bathing, believing that the sacred39 meals including 18 breakfasts, waters can purify the soul and5 lunches and 16 dinnersheal the body. Offerings are often left, and its not unusual to seeAll tour excursionsflowers and rose petals floating gently by. REGIONAL DEPARTURE AVAILABLEfrom Manchester from 75 per person.2021 DEPARTURES Max 25 PeopleTIBET Oct 6 3,695 Nov 10 3,5451 20, 26 3,695Amritsar NEPALPokhara 2022 DEPARTURES Max 25 PeopleDelhi 2 Chitwan 32 2+1 Kathmandu Jan 20 3,595 Apr 5 3,495Feb 1, 15 3,695 Oct 4, 24 3,695Agra 1 2 1 Mar 8, 15 3,595 Nov 15 3,595Lucknow VaranasiTour Code: KTJ| per person based on 2 2 Kolkata sharing. Deposit from 570 per person. INDIA Supplement for solo travellers from 1,145. Please note the itinerary for 2021 departures may differ, please call for more details. For the Nights in hotel Rail Coach Fly latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-adviceCall us on 01904 521990 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 89"