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Revisiting The 1857 Siege Of Kanpur provided by SITA World Tours

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Updated 10/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Cawnpore was an  important defense garrison of the British East India Company. The Cawnpore Cantonment was spread over an extent of six miles, in a semicircular form, along the banks of the river Ganges. Hundreds of colonial bungalows, residences of British officers, standing amidst well laid out gardens, interspersed with forest trees. The tour informs and details the brutal uprising against the British in the spring of 1857. Highlights:-  • Cawnpore Siege details • Book on the Indian Mutiny • Wheeler’s entrenchment • All Soul’s Church
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    Kanpur
    Stop: 10 hours
    You will be picked up from your hotel within the city center in your air-conditioned vehicle. On this exclusively curated tour you will learn about the sequence of the uprising and you will be taken through the areas that were the focus of the siege. You will be made to understand the origins of the uprisings of 1857 and understand, how this bloody siege progressed. At the end General Havelock freed Cawnpore from the rebels but by that point hundreds had lost their lives including civilian women and children. You tour includes a break with lunch refreshments (Beverage excluded). Upon completion of the tour, you will be driven back to your hotel within the city center.
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Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • Private Air conditioned Vehicle.
  • Pick-up / drop-off within city center.
  • Wheeler’s Entrenchment, All Soul’s Church, Sati Chaura Ghat & Bibi Ghar.
  • Mutiny related reference material shown during the drive (hand-outs, maps and pictures)
  • Lunch at a local restaurant. (Beverage Excluded)
  • A book on Indian Mutiny
  • 02 bottles of mineral water.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • This is an exclusive independent tour and operates every day.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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