The Priceless Gems of the Indian Subcontinent

By Bales Worldwide, PRNE
Monday, December 12, 2011

LONDON, December 13, 2011 -

Why not get the New Year started on a high by booking a Bales Worldwide tour and heading off to discover the priceless gems of the Indian Subcontinent. The tropical climate makes this a perfect time to experience the culture of these regions and with great savings on some tours; it’s an opportunity not to be missed.

India, a land of princely grandeur and colonial elegance, of the Taj Mahal and the Bengal Tiger, filled with captivating heritage and exotic beauty; see it at its best by taking a special departure on one of our tours to India to view the kaleidoscopic festival of colour, Holi.

Be at one with nature in Nepal - its lush jungles, home to rhinos and tigers, are set against a backdrop of the breathtaking Himalayas. Why not discover the island paradise of Sri Lanka? With its golden shores, cultural treasures and tropical verdant landscapes, it’s without doubt one of the most diverse destinations to be experienced.

Treat yourself this New Year and explore the magnificence of South Asia and China tours by calling Bales Worldwide on 08452 712 318 or if you prefer to take a cruise, why not check out our offers on Nile cruises?

Classic India - Holi Festival

From only £2495 per person for 14 days

From the Moghul highlights of Delhi, to the romance of Udaipur, this is a journey into the very heart of a land of staggering colour and culture. Taking in some of India’s most priceless gems, you cross landscapes steeped in religious and historic lore. Visit the holy city of Varanasi and gaze upon the wonders of Agra including the Taj Mahal, explore the fabulous ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri and stand before the extraordinary magnificence of The Palace of the Winds. This special festival departure includes an extra day in Jaipur to experience colourful Holi, one of the most memorable festivals in the Indian calendar.

Nepal Panorama

From only £1895 per person for 12 days

Save £100pp, departing 27th Feb or 30th Mar 2012

The ‘Abode of the Gods’, Nepal seems a land as ancient as time itself. This incredible journey into its fascinating heart begins in Kathmandu, including the heritage sites of the old city, with a chance to take a flight over Everest, before flying on to the mountain landscapes around Pokhara. After enjoying some of the richest wildlife viewing in Nepal, amongst the lush jungles of Chitwan National Park, you then return to the delights of the Kathmandu Valley.

Classic Sri Lanka

from only £1875 per person for 14 days

Marco Polo considered Sri Lanka “the finest island of its size in all the world”. We invite you to explore this superb destination, visiting the ancient cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Dambulla. Relive the days of the British Raj in the evocative hill station of Nuwara Eliya, set in wonderful mountain scenery amidst tea plantations before continuing to Yala National Park and a chance to spot leopards in their natural environment. The journey finishes with 2 nights in the historic colonial town of Galle.

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Bales Worldwide is a pioneer in the touring market that provides tailor made holidays, small escorted group tours, arrangements for special groups and chartered adventures to over 50 destinations worldwide.

Bales Worldwide are committed to inspire you and provide you with a holiday that meets and exceeds your expectations - holidays of a lifetime. We are constantly exploring each region to find interesting paths for you to explore whilst ensuring they are brought to life by local guides and our experienced and enthusiastic staff.

Natalie Wilson, PR Assistant, Virgin Holidays, Tel: +44-(0)1293 744228,
Email: natalie.wilson at

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