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DISCOVER THE SURPRISING GEMS & COLOUR OF WEST INDIA AFTER THE ABCD FESTIVAL IN GOA
This Uniting Journeys tour departs Goa Saturday 21 January 2017 for 9 day/8 night tour (It will also be possible to book the return flights Australia-India via Jetaway).
PRICING PER PERSON: Based on minimum of 6 passengers (or multiples of 6) travelling together, staying in shared DBL/TWN room: $1800 – Includes all accommodation – Transport – English speaking local guides in Mumbai and accompanying guide for Ahmedabad and Surat – Buffet breakfast at all places – Entrance fees – Mumbai by night and morning tours – Internal flights.
MUST: Participants must make their own way to tour commencement departing Goa Airport 03.25pm Please arrive 2hrs early to meet with fellow travelers. (No refunds for late arrival)
Have documentation of approved travel insurance that covers the 9 day tour (you will not be able to join the tour without proof of insurance – Jetaway can arrange cover for you)
Saturday 21 January: Fly Goa to Ahmedabad afternoon Depart Goa 03.25pm arrive Ahmedabad 5:05pm.
Sunday 22 January: Full day visit of Ahmedabad visiting the Gandhi Circuit, Calico Museum of Textiles, Vechaar Utensils Museum, Adalj stepwell, Iskcon Temple and Rani Sipri’s mosque.
Sidi Bashir mosque Ahmedabad Dhobi Ghat, outdoor laundromat in Mumbai (Bombay), India
Monday 23 January: Driving Ahmedabad –Surat. A free afternoon in Surat.
Tuesday 24 January: Visiting the Dutch and English tombs, Dandi, Mumbai market, Parsi Agiari, Sardar V Patel Museum and Planetarium or a Fabric Market. A visit to a local social enterprise TBC.
Wednesday 25 January: Early morning flight to Mumbai and rest of morning free.
Afternoon visit to Dhobi Ghat, outdoor laundromat in Mumbai (Bombay). The Dhobi Ghat is a huge outdoor hand washing “laundromat”. Half a million pieces of clothing each day.
Thursday 26 January: Half day site seeing includes Prince of Wales Museum, Sassoon Dock fish market, Fort area St Thomas Cathedral & Chhairapatie Shivaji Terminus. After lunch a visit to ATMA (Building capacity of education NGOs) with details TBC.
Friday 27 January: Mumbai by Dawn Tour (0515/0815 hrs) – Get up at the crack of dawn for a peek into the underbelly of the city. Afternoon is free to explore Mumbai with a Mumbai by night tour in the evening.
Saturday 28 January: After a free morning, visit the Hanging Gardens and Gateway of India followed by sunset views over the Arabian Sea.
Sunday 29 January: Hotel checkout – is end of tour (unless departure flight booked through Jetaway).
If you would like information about our Uniting Journeys tour, please don’t hesitate to contact Hank van Apeldoorn via email: Hank.VanApeldoorn@victas.uca.org.au or on his Mobile: 0407 977 893.View on Facebook
“We were so blessed to cover as much as we could around Sri Lanka, we were constantly changing environment, the lush greenery of the south to the dusty ochre roads and arid dry of the north. It reminded me of the varied landscape of Australia except instead of being greeted by kangaroos on the road, we had elephants! But, it is not just the destination that is important. The journey along the way was just as important and my, what fun we had”.
By Lauren – A Uniting Journeys traveller.