Taj Mahal, a great wonder of the world

We are thrilled to announce we are partnering with Alluring India to provide exclusive group departures to India in September 2017 and April 2018.

Alluring India is based in Delhi and has long term relationships with the country’s best hotels; excellent certified guides; and punctual, skillful drivers. Having traveled with them throughout India, I can recommend their services with confidence.

We will offer 2 trips; one starting in India on September 15, 2017 and the other on March 17, 2018.

Please plan to depart the US the day before to arrive on September 15 or March 17.

Trip Itinerary:

Day 1 – arrive Delhi

Day 2 – Delhi

Day 3 – Delhi/Agra

Day 4 – Agra/Jaipur

Day 5 – Jaipur

Day 6 – Jaipur/Jodhpur

Day 7 – Jodhpur

Day 8 – Jodhpur/Udaipur

Day 9 – Udaipur

Day 10 – Udaipur/Delhi/Depart

Optional extension to Varanasi is possible.

Colorful piles of spices in India
Spice Market in Old Delhi

Visit: 

Delhi – Old Delhi including a rickshaw ride in the market area of Chandni Chowk, Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial, New Delhi, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and more.

Agra – Agra Fort, evening look at the Taj Mahal if time permits, sunrise visit to the Taj, and on the way to Jaipur visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri; Geejgarh Village with a camel cart ride; Chand Baori – a massive stepwell.

Jaipur – the pink city. Elephant ride to Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory, Hawa Mahal (The Palace of the Winds)

Jodhpur – the blue city. Visit adjoining craft villages, Mehrangarh Fort, and en route to Udaipur visit Ranakpur Jain Temples.

Udaipur – Jagadish Temple, Sheldon Ki Bari gardens, markets, boat ride on Lake Pichola.

Please contact me for the detailed itinerary.

Hotels:

Delhi – Vivanta by Taj

Agra – Taj Gateway (views of the Taj from some rooms, and rooftop bar/restaurant)

Jaipur – Holiday Inn

Jodhpur – Indiana Palace

Udaipur – Ramada

Beautiful building in Jaipur India
Hawa Mahal, Palace of the Winds, Jaipur

September 15-24 Cost:

Rates are based on 10-14 people traveling. Rates will be adjusted if there are fewer travelers.

Please note there is a 3% discount on the below price for paying by check, wire transfer or Venmo.

Per person, sharing twin bed room: $1210

Single Supplement: $395

A $250 deposit is necessary to hold your spot on this trip. Balance would be due 50 days prior to departure.

In addition, we will provide price of flight from Udaipur to Delhi based on price at booking. Baggage allowance is 15 kg per person for domestic flights.

March 17-26, 2018 Cost:

Rates are based on 10-14 people traveling. Rates will be adjusted if there are fewer travelers.

Please note there is a 3% discount on the below price for paying by check, wire transfer or Venmo.

Per person, sharing twin bed room: $1560

Single Supplement: $520

A $250 deposit is necessary to hold your spot on this trip. Balance would be due 50 days prior to departure.

In addition, we will provide price of flight from Udaipur to Delhi based on price at booking. Baggage allowance is 15 kg per person for domestic flights.

ABOVE RATES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Meeting & Assistance on arrival/departure at Airport and Hotel by Alluring India’s Representatives.
  • Mobile phone with prepaid sim card on arrival in India.
  • Hotel accommodation for 9 nights with breakfast
  • Arrival, departure transfers, sightseeing & excursions using Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Lunch at Geejgarh village resort.
  • Camel Cart ride in the village.
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi.
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort.
  • Local English speaking guide in each city.
  • Entrances at the monuments as per the program.
  • Unlimited mineral water & soft drinks in the car.
  • Representative for assistance in each city.
  • Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes.
  • 24/7 on-tour assistance in India.
  • All currently applicable hotel and transport taxes.

ABOVE RATES DON’T INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Any services other than the ones mentioned above.
  • Any visa charges & Airport taxes.
  • Video camera fees.
  • Airfare / Train fare.
  • Any tips to drive/guide/escort/restaurants etc.
  • Any extras like drinks, telephone calls, other tips, laundry, or any other items of personal  nature.

Contact Eva at 212-645-6139 or eva at Epic-Experiences.com for more information about Visas, flights, traveling to India, or the trip in general.

 

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