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New tours from TransIndus offer must-see sights

New tours from TransIndus offer must-see sights

TRANSINDUS HAVE launched a limited range of new tours that will cover more of the must-see sights in its key destinations in India, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia

Mother orangutan and her baby photographed in the jungle in Sabah-Borneo- MalaysiaMother orangutan and her baby photographed in the jungle in Sabah, Borneo

All primarily focused on wildlife, nature and local culture, these new additions to TransIndus’ extensive range are comprehensive in nature, packed with experiences and designed to give the traveller many stories to tell when they get home.

Kerala - Elephants at PeriyarElephants at Periyar

Southern Wildlife > 16 days from £3,145 per person. Centred around southern India, this trip explores the mountains of the Western Ghats where a string of sanctuaries retain magnificent forests and some of the most impressive biodiversity on the planet. Both elephant and tiger still roam wild in these heavily protected areas. You will travel in air-conditioned private car with English-speaking guides helping you along the way from Bangalore in the north to Madurai in the south and out to Kochi on the western coast. The price of £3,145pp includes 14 nights’ accommodation (two sharing, B&B), international flights from London and entrance fees to the five sanctuaries and national parks included in the itinerary.


India-Tamil Nadu-Madurai-Sights-Meenakshi TempleMeenakshi Temple

Gujarat > 16 days from £3,195 per person. Simply named but ample in scope, this wonderfully complex tour features a bit of everything in India’s northwest corner, including no less than 11 towns and cities. There will be chances to visit monuments, view breathtaking landscapes, spot wildlife and get up close and personal with local life in villages and towns alike. A safari in Gir NP will surprise and delight with its population of more than 400 Asiatic lions, wild asses, various antelope and abundant birdlife. Your stay will include time to explore cultural sites too, such as Lothal and the Jain temple complex. The price of £3,195pp includes 14 nights’ accommodation (two sharing, B&B), international flights from London, internal flights, private air-conditioned car, English speaking guides and entrance fees.

Cenang beach-Langkawi island- MalaysiaCenang beach, Langkawi island, Malaysia

Peninsula Nature & Wildlife > 17 days from £2,550 per person. This trip involves an exploration of some lesser-known spots on Malaysia’s mainland, concluding with a chance to relax on the beach on Langkawi. Before that, you will explore Kuala Lumpur’s Lake Garden, the spooky labyrinth at the Batu caves, the tranquillity of Fraser Hill and the beautiful Cameron Highlands. You will travel by boat into the Taman Nagara NP and then north to the less visited Belum Rainforest Reserve, before checking out the mangroves and rocky coastline of Langkawi. The price of £2,550pp includes 14 nights’ accommodation (two sharing, part-board basis), international flights from London, all internal transport, English speaking guides and entrance fees.

Mekong river-port-Luang Prabang-laosMekong river port of Luang Prabang, Laos

Mekong Explorer > 19 days from £2,890 per person. This multi-country tour starts in the infamous Golden Triangle where Thailand, Laos and Burma meet. After exploring this ancient opium-producing district, you will board a converted rice-barge for a two-day cruise along the Mekong River.

Laos-Luang Prabang-Monument-Monastery and PagodasMonastery and Pagodas at Luang Prabang, Laos 

Take some time in UNESCO-protected Luang Prabang in north-central Laos with its fascinating temples and pleasant colonial streets. The French theme continues after a refreshing dip at the Kuangsi waterfall, when you arrive in Vientiane with its Parisian-styled boulevard. Si Phan Don (4,000 Islands region) will delight as you explore one of the islands at leisure. Lastly, travel to Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh cities for culture and shopping. The price of £2,890pp includes 16 nights’ accommodation (two sharing, B&B), international flights from London, all internal transport, English speaking guides and entrance fees.

  • Images courtesy TransIndus
  • For more details on TransIndus holidays across the Indian subcontinent and Asia visit www.transindus.co.uk or call 0844 879 3960

 

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Mike Cowton

Michael Cowton, an outdoors writer, editor and photographer with a passion for nature-based travel and wildlife. He is a former editor of EcoTravel, Outdoor Pursuits, Camping, Lakeland Walker and Which Motorcaravan magazines, and national newspaper journalist.

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