Amaz­ing JOUR­NEYS

Make the most of your hon­ey­moon on one of th­ese bucket-list multi-stop trips

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Mix the buzzing ci­ties and awesome sights of In­dia with the mys­te­ri­ous Hi­malayan high­lands of Nepal and Bhutan on this awesome jour­ney from In­dus Ex­pe­ri­ences

High­lights of the Hi­malayas

FIRST STOP Fly into the ex­hil­a­rat­ing city of Delhi to see the sights be­fore re­turn­ing to your ho­tel, the Colonel’s Re­treat. Next is Agra, with two nights at Ho­tel Mans­ingh Palace, tak­ing in the Taj Ma­hal. In Jaipur, spend two nights at the Diggi Palace and visit the Am­ber Palace.

SEC­OND STOP Fly to Kath­mandu in Nepal and visit Pashu­pati­nath, Boud­hanath and the Golden Tem­ple. At Chit­wan Na­tional Park, take a jun­gle sa­fari in search of tigers and rhi­nos be­fore a stay at the Jun­gle Villa Re­sort. After a drive to Pokhara, en­joy a boa­tride on Lake Phewa be­fore stay­ing for two nights at Tem­ple Tree Re­sort.

THIRD STOP In Bhutan, check out the cap­i­tal, Thim­phu, then move on to Paro, Rin­pung Dzong and Druk­gyel Dzong, a ru­ined fortress. See the 7th cen­tury Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the most sa­cred shrines in the coun­try, and the Tak­t­sang Monastery, fa­mously known as the Tiger’s Nest.

GO THERE

A 19-day itin­er­ary in­clud­ing full­board ac­com­mo­da­tion (Kolkata B&B), in­ter­na­tional and in­ter­nal flights, English-speak­ing guide, trans­fers, ex­cur­sions, sight­see­ing and en­trance fees, and Bhutan visa and roy­alty fees, from £3550pp, in­du­s­ex­pe­ri­ences.co.uk

Botswana in style

This stylish sa­fari itin­er­ary from Car­rier takes you to the Oka­vango Delta, where you’ll stay in fab­u­lous lodges sur­rounded by wide grassy flood­plains teem­ing with wildlife

FIRST STOP Botswana is home to the world’s largest ele­phant pop­u­la­tion, and you can see th­ese gen­tle gi­ants from the start of this sa­fari ad­ven­ture. The lux­u­ri­ous and­be­yond Nx­abega Oka­vango Tented Camp is the last word in lux­ury, with beds po­si­tioned to take in the views.

SEC­OND STOP Your next stop is an­other glam­orous camp, and­be­yond Xaranna Oka­vango Delta Camp – only ac­ces­si­ble by boat dur­ing the high-wa­ter sea­son. For a true sense of the ex­panse of the Delta’s flooded plains, take to the air. This lush, wa­tery wilder­ness is a maze of papyrus swamps and shal­low reed beds, dot­ted with palm is­lands.

THIRD STOP Your fi­nal des­ti­na­tion is and­be­yond Sandibe Oka­vango Sa­fari Lodge, a unique lodge with stilted suites and pri­vate plunge pools and out­door show­ers. Drive through wa­tery grass­land to is­lands where li­ons choose to den, and the plains where chee­tahs hunt. Wind down with a mas­sage fol­lowed by a boma-style din­ner.

GO THERE

Seven nights, based on two shar­ing on a fully in­clu­sive ba­sis, in­clud­ing all in­ter­na­tional and in­ter­nal flights and trans­fers from £4530pp, car­rier.co.uk

Golden Tem­ple Am­ber Palace Tiger’s Nest and­be­yond Xaranna Oka­vango Delta Camp and­be­yond Nx­abega Oka­vango Tented Camp and­be­yond Sandibe Oka­vango Sa­fari Lodge

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