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Essential India

15 days from only
R26 735
per person including taxes
ID # 294
Valid: 26 Jul 17 to 10 Aug 17
Duration: 15 Days
ENQUIRE TODAY ADDED BONUS
Includes a saving of R2989 per person!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Delhi
  • Approximate airport taxes
  • Accommodation: Hotels (12 nts), comfortable tented camp (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt).
  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
  • Local guides.
  • 1 post-tour night at the 4 star Hotel Regent including breakfast

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Allow USD345-450 for meals not included. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Delhi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.

Exclusive Inclusions:

G Adventures for Good Women on Wheels Transfer

DAY 2: Delhi

Take a morning walk through the city with a young adult from the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. Later, visit Old Delhi, explore the spice markets, and visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place.

Exclusive Inclusions:

G Adventures for Good Guided Walking Tour with New Delhi Streetkids Project

DAY 3: Jaipur

Arrive in Jaipur and explore this gorgeous 'pink city'.

DAY 4: Jaipur

Stop and take a photo of the 'Palace of the Winds' and wander the organized streets of the 'Pink City'. Later, enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture.

DAY 5: Dhula Village

Travel to Dhula Village and get a closer look at rural life in Rajasthan during a cycling excursion. Tonight opt to relax by the fire and take in the starry night sky.

Meals included:

Dinner

DAY 6: Āgra

Opt for an early morning hike to a ruined fortress. Later, stop by the impressive Abhaneri stepwell en route to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.

Meals included:

Breakfast

DAY 7: Āgra

Visit the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort

DAY 8: Alīpura

Travel to Alipura and stay in a heritage property in the village.

DAY 9: Alīpura

Enjoy a day trip to Khajuraho to visit the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India's largest group of medieval temples, known for their kama sutra statues

DAY 10: Orchha

Visit Orchha, a quiet rural town along the banks of the Betwa River and enjoy a puja ceremony. Visit a unique paper-making plant en route, set up to assist tribal women from the area.

DAY 11: Varanasi

Visit the Orchha Palace complex and enjoy free time before the overnight train to Varanasi. Opt for a local cooking class with a family.

DAY 12: Varanasi

Take an orientation walk through the oldest continually inhabited city in the world. Marvel at the ghats from the River Ganges as you enjoy boat trips at sunrise and sunset

DAY 13: Varanasi

Watch the sunrise from a boat along the Ganges. Enjoy free time in this holy city.

DAY 14: Delhi

Cut out the travel time with an afternoon flight back to Delhi.

DAY 15: Delhi

You may depart at any time today.

HOTEL DETAILS

Highlights: Hotel Regent Grand is located in New Delhi's commercial center - Patel Nagar having close proximity to city centre. ... [more]