Real India lies in the hearts of its people. The layer upon layer of social understanding and reasoning which Indians themselves may not be aware of but is there somewhere in their conscience, can be best unfolded and understood by visiting some of the greatest cultural centres of India.
About TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS
The company with over 28 yrs old experienced team is committed to bringing the best in both quality and value to small group journeys, private car guided tours and tailor-made tours to India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Being a leading travel wholesaler we introduce travellers to the amazing culture and offer tours at unbeatable prices and with unparalleled comfort. For your protections TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS is approved Destination Management Company by Ministry of tourism Govt of India and member of IATA, AFTA, TCF, ATAC, IATO and PATA to name few. We are proud to say that our team is very experienced with in-depth knowledge of destination. Our reputation is built on providing world class service with real personal touches that make a difference to your holiday. We understand the importance of giving attention to even the smallest of details and care about the countries to which we take you and make sure that we have a positive effect on the environment. Respect for locals and their way of life is an essential part of travelling with TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS.
“You Rely on us and we rely on experience”
Heritage India - 14 Days/13 Nights (Private Car Tour)
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Meet and assistance by TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS Tour Executive and transfer to the hotel for two nights stay at Delhi. (No Meals)
Day 02: Delhi
Enjoy breakfast and start full day sightseeing tour of New and Old Delhi, Visit Qutub Minar, India Gate, Jama Masjid, and explore Chandni Chowk in rickshaw. Drive past the Red fort, India Gate, Parliament and the President house. (B,D)
(Jama Masjid is closed on every Friday)
Day 03: Delhi - Varanasi
Have a leisurely breakfast before being transferred to board overnight train to Varanasi. Overnight on Board. (B)
Day 04: Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi in the morning and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is yours to explore this spiritual city. Stay two nights at Varanasi. (B,D)
Day 05: Varanasi
Take an early morning boat ride and witness the people with Hindu faith taking a dip in the holy water of river Ganges to ritually cleanse their sins. Later enjoy an excursion to Sarnath where lord Buddha preached his first sermon and experience a grand prayer ceremony in the evening. (B,D)
Day 06: Varanasi - Khajuraho
Transfer to the airport to and board flight to Khajuraho. Later take a stroll in the narrow streets of this small village and witness the lifestyle of the locals. Stay two nights at Khajuraho. (B,D)
Day 07: Khajuraho
Visit the Khajuraho temples, built during the 10th century and famed for their erotic sculptures. (B,D)
Day 08: Khajuraho - Agra
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before travelling to Jhansi station and enjoy a short train journey to Agra. Stay two nights at Agra. (B,D)
Day 09: Agra
An early morning visit to famous Taj Mahal, known as the most perfect marble built monument in the world. Later visit the Agra fort. The afternoon is free for you to relax or explore this world renowned town. (B,D)
Day 10: Agra - Jaipur
Travel by road to Jaipur, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of Emperor Akbar. Afternoon explore the colourful bazaar trail of the Pink City. Stay two nights at Jaipur. (B,D)
Day 11: Jaipur
Ride an elephant while visiting Amber Fort and then visit Jantar Mantar, the best preserved 18th century Observatory. Later visit City Palace and make a photo stop at Hawa Mahal. (B,D)
Day 12 & 13: Jaipur - Neemrana
Enjoy your leisurely breakfast then travel to Neemrana. Be amazed by the scenery of rurl Rajasthan. Stay two nights at the former fort, luxury hotel named Neemrana Fort and Palace. (B,D)
Day 14: Neemrana - Delhi Airport
After relaxed breakfast, travel back to Delhi. Your tour will finish by late afternoon with direct transfer to Delhi airport. (B)
Being a seasoned traveller ourselves we have discovered the travelling time is unpredictable sometime you reach a destination so late that you are tired to go out for dinner or search for a proper dinning place around the vicinity of your hotel which may become a chore during your holiday, hence we have removed the hassle by including most of breakfast and dinners in all our brochure tour packages.
Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
Do some exploring before the trip begins or add couple of nights after the tour to relax before boarding your flight. We offer competitive rates in all destinations- book in conjunction with your main tour - ask TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS or your travel agent.
Add-On (Short Tour packages)
Make the most of your time away - after all, you have travelled all that way. Our Add-On can be used as short breaks in their own right or as pre/post tour additions. With all arrangements made for you they are the perfect way to discover more of your destinations - ask TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS or your travel agent.
Private Car Tours
Our private car tour is not about leaving you alone to explore destinations or country; it’s all about giving you to opportunity to choose your own dates and travel at your own pace and leisure in your own private car with a driver. Your itinerary will be private, personalised and flexible which can be chosen from our selections or customised according to your request. Your private local English speaking guide will escort you in each destination during sightseeing tour, and when you want to explore the town on your own; you are absolutely free to do so.
Our Group and Private Car tours have been designed to feature a selection of the destination’s highlights, but they may not meet all of your requirements. At TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS we are proud to offer expert tailor-made services that enable us to put together your perfect holiday. Perhaps you would like to vary the standard of accommodation or modes of transport. On the other hand, you may want to create an entirely individual itinerary that includes destinations and experiences not covered in the featured itineraries. Whatever your needs, we are happy to design a personalised itinerary and quote without obligation.
“The Holidays you dream are the holidays we pack”
What better way to spend quality time with your loved ones than to get away from the daily hectic schedule and escape to a place of sheer relaxation and comfort.
A perfect family holiday is like a Pandora’s Box of excitement, relaxation, fun, good times and wonderful memories that will be cherished for a life time. Let us tailor your every wish for that ideal family time together, a dream come true and an experience that will be passed down from generations.
This itinerary can be customised to create your family holiday.
What Makes Us Different?
Being your Local Travel Wholesaler and one of the True Destination Specialists our team in Australia, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar ensures that every itinerary is well balanced and filled with amazing cultural experiences, breathtaking scenery and historical sites. Most must see and must do’s are included giving you opportunity to witness sights, taste delicious cuisine, visit bazaar for souvenirs, meet and experience life of locals at the same time have some free time to explore town the way you like.
Whichever itinerary you select all are included complete travel and transfer by charted air-conditioned vehicles, local English speaking guide, sightseeing, entrance fee to the monuments and parks, safaris, boat ride, elephant or camel or horse ride, cultural shows at the theatre or hotel, domestic airfare in economy class, train fare in best available air-conditions class and not to mentioned the current govt taxes of the county. For more details of inclusions please refer to the inclusions column of the itinerary.
All prices shown are on per person basis on twin/double and apply when you share room with travel companion. For single traveller we do offer single room and price is available on request.
You don’t need to worry about currency fluctuations. Once we receive your full payment, your land tour price is guaranteed and protected against any increases.
100% Protected Holiday
We are a member of IATA, TCF, ATAC and AFTA which ensure that your holiday is 100% protected.
No Hidden Cost
We love transparency so the prices quoted by THO are almost all inclusive and help the traveller to budget their holidays accurately. All we ask you to do is relax and enjoy your holiday, knowing that all prepaid expenses have been included in your initial tour cost. For more details please refer to the tour inclusions.
Value for Money
Being a local Travel Wholesaler, our huge buying power help us pass the discounted rates to our clients. We also do FREE hotel upgrade at some destination as a gesture of appreciation to our valuable travellers. Apart from this our local team of experts add incredible value for your dollar.
Loyalty Rewarded 5% Off
Many of our clients choose to travel with us time and time again. As a valued client, we offer you a 5% discount off your second and onwards tour package. This offer applies only to the tour cost of your trip and conditions do apply. Speak to us for details when making your booking.
Multi Trip Discount 5% Off
If you have the time why not combine two or more of our tour and save? In any one holiday, we will discount your second and onwards trip by 5%. Tour package must be minimum 10 days or more from our brochure and discount applies on lowest price tour package. Discount does not apply to add-on pre & post accommodation, train journeys, flights and/or any small packages or services.
BIG SAVINGS when travelling with your friends and family
The advantage of a true specialist is their knowledge and confidence in assisting anyone who is not only keen to visit a destination but would also like to do things differently. Is there a special occasion? Do you want to experience a festival, lead a culinary adventure, organise a yoga and wellness group or cycle the off beaten tracks of India or Sri Lanka with people close to you? Or do you find parts of one of our tours appealing but want to alter dates or itineraries to better suit your groups’ needs?
Please contact us with your wish list and our team will be glad to tailor-make your special tour ensuring all possible activities and ideas are incorporated, making a unique group tour.
(Best suited discount will be offered and any discount can not be combined with any other discount or promotions)
24/7 Helpline and assistance by THO Local Offices
Apart from 24/7 helpline for emergency assistance; our guest relation manager will call you to make sure everything is going smoothly. Our 36 local network and associate office Manager will be there to assist you in every destination.
The tour packages are usually “Land Only” and do not include international flights. We therefore recommend that you contact us or your travel agent to book your flights well in advance of travel, when you can generally gain access to specials and discounted airfares. This will ensure you can travel on the days that suit you and your tour.
Travel insurance is compulsory on all of our journeys. Speak to us or your travel agent about comprehensive insurance to cover your travel arrangements. This must critically cover medical expenses in case of an emergency. Note that travel insurance automatically provided with credit cards generally does not provide adequate cover. Its your responsibility to ensure that you have appropriate and comprehensive travel insurance.
Our elderly travellers who are aged 70 years or more, or with a per-existing condition that affects their fitness to travel or any medical dietary requirement, must be advised at the time of booking. We recommend all travellers should visit their Doctor for these aforementioned purposes and/or to confirm that they are physically able to undertake the day-to-day requirements of the tour.
Type of Accommodation
As there is so much to see and do in India during the day therefore everyone deserves a good night sleep. We choose quality accommodation according to the category you are travelling in, based on providing a place of rest that offers not only comfort but also an authentic experience rather than staying in a hotel that could by anywhere in the world. Every hotel might be different according to location, amenities and services. While selecting hotel we consider great location, private bathroom facilities and air-conditioning to name few.
Comfort: 3 star hotels offering basic and clean private facilities.
Deluxe: 4 Star hotels, Palaces and Heritage properties offering above average to very good facilities.
Luxury: 5 star hotels, Palace and Heritage properties offering full range of facilities and exceptional services with unique feature.
The cities which do not have more choice of hotels, the best suitable category of hotel is provided.
It is also possible to take a combination of comfort, deluxe and luxury accommodation in one itinerary.
Nepal being adventure destination, choices of accommodation are limited hence basic 3* or best available hotel in the itinerary except at some location where 4* and 5* hotel options are offered.
In Bhutan itinerary basis 3* hotel accommodation is used unless requested.
Selecting Your Holiday Type
Most of our journeys are suited to those with normal fitness and mobility levels. To assist you in choosing a journey best for you we have graded our tours;
Easy Paced: These programs are set at a comfortable pace. Walking and climbing of stairs involved is generally in and around major tourist attractions though you may require walking from road till boat jetty while embarking or disembarking boats.
Moderate: These tours are not strenuous but you will require good amount of fitness as they may include days with long periods of walking or soft trekking, climbing of stairs, embarking and disembarking boats and where longer distances may be travelled by uneven roads.
Adventurous: These refer to programs where your physical fitness needs to be on highest level. Trekking, cycling, climbing, walking and more adventurous activities may be included.
Travelling In India
The key to travelling in India is patience! Distances can sometimes be vast, roads are often congested and rustic and time is not necessarily of the essence. With many different options of travel, each will bring with it a different perspective of this fascination country.
Our Small Group and Independent tours use a variety of transport options to get you from city to city. From Private car, deluxe charter coaches, to domestic airline and air-conditioned trains, you’ll be taken from hotel to hotel in comfort.
India has one of the largest rail networks in the world with over 60,000 kms of tract and 7,000 stations. Travelling by train in India can be an experience in itself and a wonderful way to get in touch with the locals.
Passport & Visas
India: Visa is required for all foreign nationals.
Apply online for a Pre-Approval at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html .The online application should be submitted a minimum of 4 days in advance and a maximum of 30days of the proposed date of travel. TVOA links may also be found in websites of Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, Bureau of Immigration, Incredible India etc.
As of 27 Nov 2014 nationals and passport holder of 34 countries including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, Finland, Luxem Bourg, Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia and Myanmar to name a few, can avail a Visa-on-Arrival (VoA) facility upon disembarking at international airports Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi and Trivandrum only. You will require to pay fees along with require documentation and is subject to verification and satisfaction of the Immigration. Please contact High Commission of India for updated information.
Sri Lanka: Every tourist visiting Sri Lanka required visa prior to departure. Visa must be obtained atleast 01 months prior to arrival in Sri Lanka by visiting www.eta.gov.lk The Tourist visa is valid for stay within 30 days. Passport must be valid for at least six months before you commence travel to Sri Lanka. Fee will apply.
Nepal: Visa is required for all foreign nationalities and the best way to apply for visa is from the Royal Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. Tourist Visa also can be obtained on arrival. Passport must be valid for at least six months before you commence travel in Nepal. Fee will apply.
Bhutan: All foreign nationals require visa for Bhutan.
Visa can be arranged by TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS. To process this we require clear readable colour copy of passport (page containing passport no and face picture in JPEG or PDF format) and current colour passport photograph and at least 30 days prior to date of entry into Bhutan. Remaining validity of passport should be at least 6 months from the date of exit from Bhutan.
Tourism Council of Bhutan issues visa clearance letter closer to travelling date which we email or fax you or your local travel agent. Travellers are required to produce aforesaid visa clearance copy at the time of check-in for their flights while those entering Bhutan by surface via Phuentsholing or Samdrup Jonkhar, they are required to produce this Visa Clearance letter at the Immigration counter. Actual visa is stamped at passport on arrival in Bhutan.
Visa only service is not offered in Bhutan, you would have to book a service tour package from TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS that includes accommodation, guided tours, transfers etc
Myanmar: Visa is required for all nationalities.
Visa can be arranged by TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS. To process this we require international flight details, clear readable colour copy of passport (page containing passport no and face picture in JPEG or PDF format) and current colour passport photograph and at least 30 days prior to date of entry into Myanmar. Remaining validity of passport should be at least 6 months from the date of exit from Myanmar.
HOW TO BOOK
You can contact our associate travel agent, call our local office, email us or book online. Booking forms must be completed to ensure TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS has on file all the necessary information such as passport details, travel insurance policy details and emergency contacts etc. Travelers over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing medical conditions will also be required to provide a medical certificate to certify they are fit to travel. By booking through travel agent or online means you have read and agreed to the TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS booking conditions. For more detail please click here.
Team at TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS wishes you a wonderful holiday!!!
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our Tour Manager at the airport lounge with TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS signboard. You will then be provided an assisted transfer to your designated hotel where you will receive a traditional welcome with Garland and “Tilak” while your hotel formalities are being completed. Rest of the day is at leisure and stay overnight in Delhi. (No Meals)
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast we proceed for a sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi incorporating visits to the Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi – the father of independent India was cremated in 1948, the Red Fort (closed on Mondays) and the Jama Masjid – the most elegant mosque in India with its black and white onion domes and minarets. Drive past Chandni Chowk in the Old City, Feroz Shah Kotla – the ruins of an old 14th century fort from the fifth city with its 13 meter high Ashoka Pillar dating from the 3rd century B.C. In the afternoon, we visit New Delhi to appreciate the grand design of Lutyen’s city with its distinctive Indo-Saracenic architecture. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace), and the Secretariat buildings, down the impressive Rajpath towards India Gate – the World War I Memorial Arch, the High Court Building, Parliament House and the Old Fort. Visit Humayun’s Tomb, and the Qutub Minar. See Delhi’s most curious antique, the un-corroded Iron Pillar, which stands in the grounds of the mosque and dates from the 4th century AD. (B,D)
Day 03: Delhi – Varanasi
After breakfast your day is free till your transfer to the railway station to board an overnight train to Varanasi. Bedding will be provided by the train attendant while you enjoy your train ride through rural India in an air-condition sleeper class. Overnight on board. (B,D)
Day 04: Varanasi
Arrive in Varanasi the next morning where our tour executive will provide you with the transfer to your hotel. The remaining day is kept free to explore this oldest spiritual living city in the world. Once abode of Lord Shiva and Godess Parvati, the origins of Varanasi are yet unknown. The city is a centre of learning and civilization for over 3000 years. The divine grace of this city is the unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. Ghats of Varanasi are a natural supplement to the concept of divinity and is known as the city that liberates soul from human body to ultimate. Ayurveda is said to be originated at Varanasi and is believed to be the basis of modern medical sciences such as Plastic surgery, Cataract and Calculus operations. Luminaries’ parts, Varanasi abounds in the art of silk weaving, an exotic work of art which manifests itself in precious Banarasi silk sarees and silk brocades which are cherished as collector’s items across the world, even today. The city is also renowned for its rich tapestry of music, arts, crafts and education. Stay overnight in Varanasi. (B,D)
Day 05: Varanasi
Start your day with a sunrise boat ride on river Ganges and witness the people with Hindu faith, ritually bathing in the sacred river, for it is believed as per Hindu mythology that bathing in the holy river of Ganga causes the remission of sins and facilitates the attainment of nirvana. Hindus also believe that one who is graced to die on the land of Varanasi would attain salvation and freedom from the cycle of birth and re-birth. Return to hotel for breakfast followed by an excursion to Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon at the deer park after his enlightenment. Sarnath is one of the four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by the Buddha himself for pilgrimage. Sarnath is one of the richest in Buddhist antiquities ranging in date from the times of Ashoka down to the 12th century A.D. Ashoka built here the Dharmarajika Stupa and near it erected a pillar surmounted by the magnificent capital of four adorned Lions, which today forms the national emblem of India. Conclude your day with city tour of this religious capital of Hinduism and witness grand prayer ceremony at the temple. Stay overnight in Varanasi. (B,D)
Day 06: Varanasi - Khajuraho (By Air)
After leisurely breakfast you get a transfer to the airport to board your flight to Khajuraho. Arrive at this small modest village with no more than 3000 residents surrounded by forestland, but thousand years ago it was a large city of the Chandellas, medieval Rajput kings who ruled over Central India. Evening is free to take a stroll on the narrow streets of this village and witness the life style of the locals. Optionally enjoy the fascinating Son-et-Lumiere spectacle that evokes the life and times of the great Chandella Kings and traces the story of the unique Khajuraho temples from the 10th Century to the present day. Stay overnight in Khajuraho. (B,D)
Day 07: Khajuraho
After breakfast explore the Chandella temples which are an excellent example of Indo-Aryan architecture. The remoteness and isolation of Khajuraho have ensured the survival of these great treasures built during the 10th century. Famed for their erotic sculptures, the temples in fact depict an exquisite detail of the everyday life of people during that era. Now only 22 out of the original of 85 temples remain, which are the great shrines of love and are abound in timeless quality, earning for them the status of world heritage monuments. Architecturally they are unique. While each temple has a distinct plan and design, several features are common to all. They are all built on high platforms, several meters off the ground. The stone used throughout is either granite or a combination of light sandstone and granite. Each of these temples has an entrance hall or mandapa, and a sanctum sanctorum or garbha griha. The roofs of these various sections have a distinct form. The porch and hall have pyramidal roofs made of several horizontal layers. The inner sanctum's roof is a conical tower - a colossal pile of stone (often 30m high) made of an arrangement of miniature towers called Shikharas. The Khajuraho temples represent a happy and almost unique coincidence of religious emotion, abundant patronage, artistic genius, and aesthetic sensibility. Stay overnight in Khajuraho. (B,D)
Day 08: Khajuraho – Agra
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before travelling to Jhansi railway station to board the train to Agra. On arrival our executive will meet you and would provide you with a transfer to your designated hotel for an overnight stay. (B,D)
Day 09: Agra
Start your day with a sunrise visit to the famous Taj Mahal, a monument of love created by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal; it is the most perfect marble built architectural monument in the world. It lies on the banks of the river Yamuna and is constructed completely of white Makrana marble embedded with several precious gems like jade, crystal, turquoise, lapis lazuli, sapphire, coral and diamonds. It is symbolic of the purest kind of love that transcends all differences and keeps people together. The breathtakingly beautiful landscape around the Taj Mahal adds to the magic of Mughal architecture. Later visit Agra Fort; built by Emperor Akbar, its construction commenced in 1565 and was completed in 1571. It is built with red sandstone and is a mixture of the Islamic and Hindu styles of architecture. Spend remaining of the day exploring this world renowned town, the zenith of art and romance that lives mainly in the past. Agra is one of the most important centres for handicrafts, made of marble and soft stone inlay work. Stay overnight in Agra. (B,D)
Day 10: Agra – Jaipur (Driving Time: Approx 6 hours)
After breakfast we then travel to Jaipur, en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted splendid capital of Emperor Akbar built in the 16th Century. The construction of the complex was started in 1571 but this city was abandoned in 1884 due to scarcity of water. The entire complex is built with red sandstone and marble which is also used in the more elegant structures inside the complex. The architecture is an interesting mix of Hindu and Jain traditions interspersed with Islamic features. The architectural grandeur of this deserted city cannot be described in words and one can only experience the aura of its magnificent edifices by seeing them. Later continue your travel and enjoy remaining of the day at leisure with an overnight stay in Jaipur. (B,D)
Day 11: Jaipur
Following breakfast proceed for a guided sightseeing tour of the “Pink city”. With its origin buried deep into the pages of history, Jaipur still excludes a magical old world charm; an aroma of chivalry and romance, with tell-tale signs of the glorious past and regal majesty of the city lie strewn across the gay abandon. Visit the Amber Fort, a wonderful example of Rajput architecture stunningly situated on a hill-side and overlooking a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts. The climb to the Fort on the back of an Elephants makes you feel a king and Queen alike. The outside is very imposing and rugged looking whereas the inside is a comforting and warm which is influenced by both Hindu and Muslim style of ornamentation. The fort in itself is a beautiful sight to behold but as one looks on the fort with its clear reflection on the Maota Lake in the front; one cannot help but wonder if it is a dream or a beautiful illusion. Jantar Mantar the largest and best preserved 18th Century stone observatory and its aim was to verify astronomical observations and to generate interest among the public about astronomy, The City Palace which is still home of the former royalty housing an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons, it is designed with the combination of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and make a photo stop at Hawa Mahal, an example of the architectural magnificence prevalent in that period and is a signature building of Jaipur. Remaining day is free to explore colourful bazaar and stay overnight in Jaipur. (B,D)
Day 12: Jaipur – Neemrana (Driving Time: Approx 3 hours)
Enjoy your leisurely breakfast followed by a transfer to Neemrana for an overnight stay. Be amazed by the scenery of rural Rajasthan and stay two nights at the former fort built in 1464 AD and now a luxury hotel named Neemarana Fort & Palace. (B,D)
Day 13: Neemrana
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Neemrana Fort Palace, the Palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. Each room is decorated in individual style with period furniture, private open terraces and courtyards. The 15th century step-well functions as a swimming pool and is often referred to as the pool-on-the plateau. Enjoy luxury of the hotel or explore this historical and picturesque town as the day is kept free for your own activities. This magnificent town is located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan and commands scenic vistas of its rugged surroundings. Stay overnight in Neemrana. (B,D)
Day 14: Neemrana - Delhi airport (Driving Time: Approx 2 hours 30 mins)
After a leisurely breakfast we continue our journey to Delhi airport. Here your tour officially culminates and you board your flight to your destination. (B)
2014 - 2015
Make this your Family Tour - Child under 5 years old stays free.
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Arrive the oldest spiritual living city in the world, Varanasi. Named after the two tributaries of Ganges that flows through the city named Varuna and Assi rivers, Abode of Lord Shiva and Parvati, the origins of Varanasi......Read More»
SALAAM BAALAK TRUST runs five 24-hour full care shelters for children, one being devoted to girl children. These shelters provide the children security, a sense of home......Read More»
The Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands consisting of about 293 islands is situated in the Bay of Bengal. The topography of the islands is hilly & they abound in evergreen forests. The white sandy beaches have a back drop of luxuriant greenery & in the clear blue waters of the lagoons enclosed by coral reefs......Read More»
Learn authentic Indian Cooking in an Indian family home. Have you wondered why cooking from recipes book does not taste the same......Read More»
Ayurveda is synonymous with Kerala. It is an ancient system of healing which is very popular in this state. Originated in India around 5000 years ago, Ayurveda occupies a prized place in Kerala. The state is blessed with rich flora consisting of rare herbs and natural oils. Rejuvenate your body, mind and soul...Read More»
Grade: Easy Paced
Accommodation in hotel with private facilities
Private air-condition vehicle with Chauffeur
Local English speaking guide
Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
Train ticket in A/C sleeper class
Airfare Varanasi - Khajuraho in economy class
Entry fee/Monument charges
Elephant ride at Jaipur
Rickshaw ride in Delhi
Assistance and Transfers
Bottle of mineral water while travelling
All current taxes
Any international or domestic airfares
Train fares other than specified in the what's included section
Airport taxes, visa & passport fees
Extra baggage charges
Early check in or late check out
Meals other than specified in the what's included section
Tips & gratuities
Travel & medical insurance
Camera & video permits
Expenses incurred due to flight / train cancellation or delay
Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc
Any optional excursion or tour
Entry charges at monuments/forts etc
Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included section
Gems of North India tour was fantastic. 2 nights in each place is just right. A well-run company.
Hotels:Very good selection and great Indian food
Mary Anne and Ian Mackay: November 2014 (New Zealand)
Country Visited: India (Capital: New Delhi)
Overland travel by private air-conditioned car with driver
Itinerary can be customised to suit your requirements
Order sightseeing may vary according to local conditions
Normal Hotel check-in/out 1200 hours
Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)
Electricity: Current is 220V, 50Hz -Type C (European 2-pin), Type D (Old British 3-pin),
Time Zone: GMT +5.5 hours
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