This week’s top travel deals
TRAVEL DEALS | Kick of spring with a European highlights tour visiting the Europe’s most famous destinations, celebrate St Patrick’s day with the locals in Dublin and discover all India has to offer with this week’s travel deals.
European Highlights Tour
Contiki are offering huge last minute savings on a range of European tours starting in March and April. Get your coffee fix in Italy with the Simply Italy tour, discover the best of Europe and Egypt on the Ultimate Europe tour or tick those must sees off your list with the European Magic tour.
Contiki’s Magic tour takes travellers on a whirlwind tour of seven countries in nine days, taking you through the most iconic destinations Europe has to offer. It goes through France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium (in transit) and Austria.
Depart 17 March for £660, saving £165 off the original price. Price includes accommodation and some meals.
For more information and other last minute deals visit contiki.com/lates
St Patrick’s day Tours
Celebrate St Patrick’s day in true Irish style and raise your glass with the locals on TopDeck’s Dublin tour.
TopDeck are offering a four day tour of the Irish capital this March. So pack your bags and experience the St Patrick’s day parade in person this year. Guided walking tours of Dublin are included plus plenty of free time to roam the city on your own and soak up the atmosphere.
Prepare to sing and dance and party into the wee hours!
Prices from £189, departing 15 March.
For more information visit topdeck.travel/street-festival-trips/st-patricks-day-htsp/dublin-2012-trip
This week Dragoman is offering a discounted 17 day tour of India, going from Delhi to Kathmandu visiting a diverse range of destinations in northern India and Nepal.
Discover India’s unique natural wonders and rare wildlife: indulge the adventurer in you as you 4-wheel-drive through jungles and national parks, spot ferocious Indian tigers and go safari. Then take a step back, relax and get in touch with your spiritual side, as the tour takes you through the epicentres of Indian spirituality.
Compliment adventure and relaxation with the opportunity to completely immerse yourself in the oriental culture. Learn the local customs of the Himalayan people, mix with pilgrims in Dharamsala and witness ceremonies at the Golden Temple of Amritsar.
Tours start from £508 saving £127 on tours departing 17 May.
For more information visit dragoman.com/holidays/details/highlands-and-game-parks-of-india-and-nepal
(IMAGE: courtesy J. Patrick Fischer via Wikimedia Commons)
Bianca Soldani is an Australian writer from Sydney who has roamed around Europe while living in London, Venice and Switzerland. Between sniffing out the best Asian eateries and brushing up her cockney, Bianca published a book based on her experience in London, 'An Aussie's Survival Guide to London', designed to help other young Aussies get their bearings when they first move to the big city.