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Address

106 Beyers Naude Drive, Roosevelt Park,

Johannesburg, Gauteng

South Africa

Contact Tess

tess@gypseyrose.co.za

+27 83 325 0441

August 2018 Journey to India

For forthcoming trips contact Tess@gypseyrose.co.za

Previous Journey Itineraries:

 

August 2018 Journey

The August trip was to the south of India.

The south is gentler than the north and includes many places in nature

Our international flight will be flying into Chennai and out of Cochin. (For you cost) Actual destinations are unfolding, and our route will include flying into Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry- this is all on the east coast. We will then fly to the west coast, our first stop will be Vakarla beach, then the backwaters on a boat and end in Fort Cochin

The size of the group is limited to 8 people and works on a first commitment basis and on a room sharing basis. (If you are not traveling with a friend you will be sharing with a person you have not perhaps met before, you need to be okay with this.)

 

Departure date is Wed 8th August – returning Wednesday 22nd August. (13nights)

The cost for your journey to South India in August 2018 is R25000 per person sharing. (Single supplement available at an extra cost) (This portion would be non-refundable) and the balance of R12 500 by 1st June 2018.

 

AUGUST ITINERARY - 9th - 22nd 

9th - 1 night in Mahabalipuram famous for its rock carvings and Krishna’s Butterball (breakfast included)

 

10th - 14th Pondicherry 4 nights in a French Haveli, a visit to Auroville, and an Indian cooking course (breakfast included)

Fly to west coast on 14th

 

14th - 17th 3 nights on the beach (Breakfast included)

 

17th - 19th 2 nights on a houseboat (2 days on the houseboat is fully inclusive - 3 meals per day, prawns and seafood of your choice, drinks etc are for your expense)

 

19th -22nd 3 nights in Fort Cochin - breakfast included

  

INCLUDED: Yoga, shopping excursions, nature walks, long distance transport to the various destinations  

 

EXCLUDED: anything outside of the itinerary- for example lunch, dinner, auto rickshaws, massages etc, entrances to your choice of places of interest

International air tickets are for your own expense (Allowing you to make use of any loyalty programme) We use EMIRATES - departure and routine flights are co-ordinated for ease of transport.

 

If you wish to extend your stay I would be happy to assist you with further accommodation bookings.

 

I would like you to experience India with my assistance but through your eyes. It is a magical place to visit and connects your deeply with the child within. A time to play, a time to laugh, a time to cry and a time to connect deeply with oneself.

I look forward to sharing the journey with you.

Space is limited to a first commitment basis.

- Tess