Make the most of your honeymoon on one of these bucket-list multi-stop trips
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.
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.
Seven nights, based on two sharing on a fully inclusive basis, including all international and internal flights and transfers from £4530pp, carrier.co.uk