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Bangladesh & India – January 2004

 

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Sunday

29 Dec.           1
Melbourne to Dhaka

1.15am dep. MEL. TG980
(8.40 hr)
8.30am BKK
(1.25hr)
10.30am dep BKK, 12noon Dhaka (2.30hr)

30 Dec.           2
Dhaka


Gulshan Market
Dhaka Zoo






Hans & Que

31 Dec.           3
Dhaka


Liberation War Museum.
Ashan Manzil
New Year’s Eve



Hans & Que

1 Jan.             4
Sonargon










Hans & Que

2 Jan.             5
Dhaka


German Club
Board boat for trip to Sundarbans




MV ‘Aboshar

3 Jan.             6
Sunderbans
Kotka Forest Station









MV ‘Aboshar

4 Jan.             7
Sunderbans


Forest walk.
Bay of Bengal beach





MV ‘Aboshar

5 Jan.             8
Sunderbans
Mongla Port





MV ‘Aboshar

6 Jan.             9
Sunderbans
Khulna to Jessore, plane to Dhaka.



Dhaka to Calcutta

7 Jan.           10
Dhaka to Cochin
Calcutta to Mumbai to Cochin
Hotel Grand MG Road, Ernakulum

8 Jan.           11
Cochin
Fort Cochin


Museum
St. Francis


Hotel Grand

9 Jan.           12
Cochin

Kerala Backwaters trip



Hotel Grand

10 Jan.         13
Cochin

start Intrepid ‘Southern India’ trip
Willingdon
Fort Cochin
Hotel Grand

11 Jan.         14
Cochin to Kerala Backwaters
bus and boat to village.

Homestay with family in village.

12 Jan.         15
Kerala Backwaters to Kumily
by boat and bus.


Hotel Ambadi

13 Jan.         16
Kumily
Lake Periyar Sanctuary





Hotel Ambadi

14 Jan.         17
Kumily to Madurai
Lake Perivar
.



bus.
Hotel Chentoor

15 Jan.         18
Madurai
Sri Meenakshi Temple





overnight train

16 Jan.         19
Madurai to
Mamallapuram


Stone Temples.
Pongal Ceremony

Hotel Seabreeze

17 Jan.       20
Pondicherry
Mamallapuram to Pondicherry & return.

orphanage.
minibus to Chennai
overnight train

18 Jan.         21
Mysore
Mysore Palace





Hotel Viceroy

19 Jan.         22
Mysore

Chamundi Hill.
Somnathpur.




Hotel Viceroy

20 Jan.         23
Ooty

(Snooty Ooty)

Nilgiri Hills

Homestay with Thoda tribe family

21 Jan.         24
Ooty

toy train to Ketty, walk through Badag villages


YWCA

22 Jan.         25
Ooty to Cochin
bus to Coimbatore to Cochin




Hotel Grand
Cochin

23 Jan.         26
Cochin to Chennai


2.40pm dep. Kochi (Cochin) 9W492, arr Chennai 3.40pm (1hr)

24 Jan.         27
Melbourne

0015 dep Chennai arr. BKK5am(3.15)
8am dep BKK arr MEL 11.55pm (11.55hr)