Enquire or Call

UK: 01473 890499
US: 1-800-608-4651
You are here: HomeHolidayreview Id14403
India holiday ideas experiences accommodation places to go when to visit India map reviews

Holiday review by Yvonne Chapman

Name: Mrs. Yvonne Chapman
Date of trip: 18/10/2015
Number of people: 2
Country: India

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "Excellent"
 
Tribes Service: "Excellent"
 
Guides: "Tyres on car in Bhutan were very worn, but driving excellent. Thinley was with us all the time in Bhutan and he was very good. When we did have a problem, he sorted it quickly."
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Especially the cghearth hotels. "

Accommodation

 
Taj Tashi
It managed to feel Bhutanese without losing any comfort or efficiency. Staff well trained, food very good.
 
Brunton Boatyard
Great rooms and location. Loved having real tea and fresh milk for our early morning tea. Staff excellent, cookery demo good. Food a bit disappointing.
 
Kerala Houseboat
We were well looked after and the food was good
 
Coconut Lagoon
We were upgraded to a lakeside cottage, which was very comfortable. The staff were brilliant (obviously the cghearth training was good). Food excellent and pool looked inviting. Wish we had stayed another night so we could have visited the bird sanctuary; a guide tried to take us in the evening, but they would not let us in. The walk back through the village was interesting though.
 
Windermere Estate
We were upgraded here too. The staff were helpful; the room was plain but adequate. I was a bit disappointed to get tea bags and powdered milk substitute in a tea area. The main course for dinner was always excellent.
 
Spice Village
Well run, good staff, good food, nice things in the shop, generally well looked after: all we had come to expect from a cghearth place.

Our Memories

"The hike to Tiger's Nest monastery and the trek with camping in Bhutan. The food on the trek was really good, even the picnic lunch. We visited our guide's family one afternoon, and were given whey with pressed rice and butter tea; it was wonderful to visit a real village and talk to real people. The food in Kerala was excellent. The walk in Periyar reserve was hard, but it felt like an achievement to finish it; seeing several groups of elephants and gaur was an added bonus. "

customer rating

5/5 from 94 reviews

our travel expert

TALK TO GUY
GUY
Start planning your tailor-made holiday to India. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.
Call: 01473 890499
PLAN MY TRIP
map-of-india

facts and information

Time: GMT +5½ hours

Flight time: Flight time from London to Delhi is 8 hours 30 minutes and to Mumbai is about 8 hours.

Language: The official language is Hindi, which about 30% of the population speaks. English is very widely spoken and is used for official and commercial purposes.

Visas: Required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.

Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations.

OUR SPECIALIST WEBSITES
Cruise the Galapagos
Costa Rica Specialists
Botswana Specialists
Go 2 Tanzania
Kili Climbs
Tribes Tailormade Travel

Tribes Travel, The Old Dairy, Wood Farm, Ipswich Road,
Otley, Suffolk, IP6 9JW.
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499

Help me plan my trip

* required fields

Please enter your address

Trip details

Yes No
Yes No

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Brochure Request

Our “Book of Unmissable Travel Experiences - Book Two” includes some inspiring ideas which could be the holiday experience you’re looking for. You will find an online version of our brochure which you can flip through at your leisure.

* required fields

Please enter your address

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Keep up to date with all of our offers, receive our monthly newsletter, and be the first to hear of upcoming sales and events.

* required fields
All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy )