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Welcome to the SOTC Holidays of India. We thank you for entrusting us for your holidays.India is today a hotspot tourist destination for people around the world. An open museum of 32 lakh sq. Km., this land of distinct flavours is waiting to be explored by you. Its mesmerizing landscape; with its holy rivers, snow-capped Himalayas, endless desert and historic destinations, India provides an all-in-one experience. With every region having its own individuality a lifetime is never enough. Experience the beauty and unlock the mysteries of India with SOTCs Holidays of India. With an array of 18 incredible destinations and 21 holiday packages for you to choose from across India, Nepal and Bhutan, and that too at an unbelievable price of just ` 14,999; you will be spoilt for choice. Explore the splendor of the countryside, or go sailing on a boat, soak the sun on a lazy afternoon at the beach, experience dazzling snow-peaked mountains or take a desert / jungle safari. So many experiences and a whole lot of fun. We at SOTC always want to give you that something extra, to make your holiday even more special. Which is why, you can enjoy a variety of complimentary add-ons like a lunch/ dinner, AC vehicle upgrades etc. Whatever destination you choose, you will surely come back with beautiful memories to cherish for a lifetime. Happy Holidays

Anil Rai Business Head (Holidays of India)

ContentsWonders of Andaman & Nicobar ............................................................................ 4-5 Wonders of Bengal . ................................................................................................ 6-7 Wonders of Eastern Himalayas ................................................................................... 8 Wonders of Gujarat . ............................................................................................. 9-10 Wonder of Himachal ................................................................................................ 11 Wonders of Kashmir . ............................................................................................... 12 Wonders of Kerala . .................................................................................................. 13 Wonders of Karnataka .............................................................................................. 14 Wonders of Ladakh ................................................................................................... 15 Wonders of Madhya Pradesh (I) ................................................................................ 16 Wonders of Madhya Pradesh (II) .............................................................................. 17 Wonders of Nilgiri ..................................................................................................... 18 Wonders of Orrisa ............................................................................................... 19-20 Wonders of Punjab & Jammu ................................................................................... 21 Wonders of Rajasthan (I) .......................................................................................... 22 Wonders of Rajasthan (II) ......................................................................................... 23 Wonders of Rajasthan (III) ........................................................................................ 24 Wonders of Tamil Nadu ............................................................................................ 25 Wonders of Uttarakhand . ......................................................................................... 26 Wonders of Nepal ..................................................................................................... 27 Wonders of Bhutan ................................................................................................... 28 Package Pricing ........................................................................................................ 29 SOTC Holiday World Offices ................................................................................ 30-31

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Wonders of Andaman & Nicobar5 Nights / 6 Days Port Blair HavelockDay 1 Port Blair Arrival at Port Blair airport. Transfer to the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, take rest for few hours. After lunch take a trip to Cellular Jail and then to the light and sound show. Overnight at hotel. Day 2 Port Blair - Havelock Early morning transfer to Havelock at 0600 Hrs by ferry. Morning trip to Radha Nagar beach. This beach is considered to be one of the best beaches of the world by world tourism organization. Overnight at hotel. Day 3 Havelock - Port Blair Return to Port Blair as per the availability of ferry tickets. During day time you can carry out some shopping around the city. Sea shells are some thing unique you could carry from the Island. Overnight at hotel. Day 4 Port Blair After breakfast, transfer to Water Sports Complex. Embark on a Three Island Cruise, visit to the Ross Island, Viper Island, and the North Bay Coral Island. Named after marine surveyor Sir Daniel Ross, it was the Headquarters for the Panel settlement for nearly 80 Years. A well planned township away from the prisoners. After a 2 Hrs trip to Ross Island proceed towards the North Bay Coral island. This is nearest point around Port Blair. You can witness some underwater coral, either through Glass Bottom Boats or by Snorkeling. In the last leg of the day proceed towards the Viper Island named after Archibald Blairs vessel. The Viper Island was a place where hard core Prisoners where convicted before the construction of Cellular Jail. The trip starts at 0900 Hrs in the morning and finishes by 0500 Hrs in the evening. Transfer back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

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Day 5 Port Blair After 3 days of sun, sea and the historical visits, today will be a day to discover the city. Visit the Anthropological Museum. This is a tribal museum devoted to the tribes of Andaman. One of the interesting part of Andaman Island is that, like the cosmopolitan culture of the urban population, these tribes are also of different origin. In one hour trip you will witness a true human living in harmony with Nature. We will proceed further to another point. The Chattam Saw Mill (Is considered to be the oldest saw mill in Asia). Even through due to deforestation policy, the amount of timber sawed has reduced, but you could understand easily how it is done. On finishing this half day tour, lunch on own and rest for a while, go on to Carboyns Cove Beach. Overnight at hotel. Day 6 Depart Port Blair Transfer to airport. City Port Blair Havelock Port Blair No. of Nights 1 1 3 Hotels Sun Sea Resort / TSG Emerald View Symphony Palm / Silver Spring Sun Sea Resort / TSG Emerald View

Expect More Complimentary entry fees to light & sound show. Complimentary lunch during three Islands visit. Upgrade to an Air Conditioned vehicle at Port Blair. White Sand Beach - Andaman Validity: 01st Oct 2011 - 31st March 2012 EXCEPT 10 Dec 2011 - 10 Jan 2012 5

Wonders of Bengal5 Nights / 6 Days Kolkata MayapurDay 1 Kolkata Assistance at the airport / station on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. Day 2 Kolkata Morning proceed for a sightseeing of Kolkata. Visit Jain Temple, set like a jewel amid miniature landscaped gardens, drive past BBD Bagh (Commercial Area) St. Johns Church, Raj Bhavan (the residence of the Governor of West Bengal), High Court, Legislative Assembly, Eden Gardens, Strand (River Side), Race Course. Visit the Victoria Memorial, (closed on Monday) an imposing marble edifice, the picturepostcard symbol of Kolkata. It stands serene and unmindful of the bustling commercial quarter nearby, a tribute to Queen Victoria. Inside are the memorabilia of the British Empire. Drive past Chowringhee, visit the Indian Museum.(closed on Mondays) which houses some priceless treasures of ancient civilizations and an excellent art gallery. Also visit Mother Teresa house. (Closed on Thursday).Overnight at hotel. Day 3 Kolkata - Mayapur (110 Kms / 3 Hours) Today you will drive to Mayapur. Mayapur is situated on the banks of the Hooghly near the confluence of the Hooghly and the Jalangi. It is one of the nine islands of Navadwip. Founded by Bakti Vinod Thakur, Mayapur was earlier known as Miyapur. It holds a special significance for followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism since it is the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and hence is an important religious center. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was the one who started the Hare Krishna movement and taught the widespread mass chanting and singing of Hare Krishna. Being an important religious center, Mayapur has many temples dedicated to Vishnu and to other deities. The most important of all however is the beautiful Iskcon Temple also known as Sri Chaitanya Candrodaya Temple that attracts thousands of devotees and tourists from different parts of India and world. The temple has a statue of Lord Radha Krishna along with the eight gopis. It also houses an exhibition section, which depicts the life and work of Sri Chaitanya. The temples timings are from 7.30 am to 1 pm and from 4 pm to 8.30 pm. Another place of interest is Sri Chaitanya Math located one kilometer past Sri Chaitanyas birthplace. Murari Guptas House located behind the Sri Chaitanya Math near the bank of the Ballal Dighi is the place where deities of Rama, Sita and Hanuman were worshipped by Murari Gupta and his family. The Chand Kazis Samadhi is another main landmark in Mayapur. Chand Kazi was the Muslim magistrate of Navadwip, who with his men broke the mridanga of Srivash Pandit. He had opposed the sankirtana movement where people collectively chanted Hare Rama, Hare Krishna on the road, but he later became the disciple of Sri Chaitanya. The Jagannath Mandir is another place wo