Insight Vacations’ new 2015-16 India, Bhutan & Nepal brochure boasts a comprehensive collection of luxury escorted journeys, comprising six Insight Gold journeys that are, for the first time, all inclusive. Each itinerary features an amazing array of Signature Events including outstanding hotels and dining. Additionally, seven premium Mini Stays have also been designed that perfectly complement longer journeys, but which can also be booked as stand-alone tours.
Potential Signature Events include dining under the stars at Samode Palace, sleeping in the luxurious, tented accommodation of Samode Bagh (the tents come complete with marble en-suite bathrooms), cruising past the Ghats on the Ganges river at dawn in Varanasi, and a stay in the esteemed Taj Lake Palace Udaipur.
The programme includes six Gold Luxury and seven Mini Stays including:
7-day Essence of India
Encompasses the ‘Golden Triangle’ cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Priced from $1850 per person, twin share.
11-day Mystical South India
Ventures through the plantation-covered hills of Kerala before heading into Tamil Nadu, home to some of India’s oldest Hindu temples. Priced from $2925 per person, twin share.
11-day Bhutan Dragon Kingdom
Visits the mystical kingdom where ‘Gross National Happiness’ is government policy. Includes a stay at Zhiwa Ling Hotel – the first and only wholly Bhutanese-owned hotel to receive a five-star rating. Priced from $5295 per person, twin share.
Extension: 4-day Magnificent Nepal
Kathmandu acts as a base as guests discover the ancient culture of Nepal and the spectacle of the Himalayas. Priced from $885 per person, twin-share.
Extension: 6-day Classical Sri Lanka
Delves into the history, cultural highlights and scenic beauty of the island. Priced from $1735 per person, twin-share.