India Meet-up Tour

In Collaboration with
INTREPID TRAVEL

1 November – 10 November

$1650    ($500 deposit) 

Start: New Delhi    Finish: New Delhi

Visit India and follow the famous Golden Triangle. Enjoy the perfect introduction to India’s three most popular destinations – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – as we explore the icons and discover the secrets of this fascinating region. Experience the history of massive forts, the opulence and splendour of Rajasthan’s palaces, the bustle and buzz of markets and bazaars, and take a 4WD safari in search of the elusive bengal tiger and other wild life. Travel through a land full of contrasts on this vibrant India tour, full of unforgettable highlights with new friends.

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Day 1 / November 1st

Itinerary...

New Delhi


Your adventure to India starts today from the heart of India in New Delhi. On arrival, either you can rest, or you can just wander and try and get into the Delhi flow. If you’re feeling historical there’s the 14th century Humayun’s Tomb or 11th century Qutub Minar. There’s also the former residence of royal families and British soldiers – the mighty Red Fort. Tonight meet your new friends for an included Tribe dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2/ November 2nd

New Delhi


Start the day with an excursion into the sights and sounds ofOld Delhi! Set off on the city’s modern metro system, then get a taste of India’s famed public transport with an option for a Cycle Rickshaw Ride through chaotic streets, such as the famousChandni Chowk. Make a visit to the Jama Masjid, Delhi’s oldest mosque and one of its most impressive buildings, then visit theSheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple) to learn about the Sikh religion.

Included Activities: Old Delhi Walking Tour, Jama Masjid, Sheeshganj Gurudwara

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3/ November 3rd

New Delhi to Jaipur 


Take a drive to the Pink City called Jaipur (approximately 6hrs), a friendly busy town crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewelry, textiles and folk-based arts, Jaipur is a favorite for many travelers. On your Orientation Walk, visit the Jai Mahal and the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), then head over toJaipur’s Royal City Palace and explore its extravagant rooms and apartments. Later, you may discover one of the five astronomical Observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur or may see a Bollywood Movie at the most famous cinema to culminate the day.

Included Activities: City Walk, City Palace

Optional Activities: Observatory (Jantar Mantar) – INR200, Bollywood Movie (Raj Mandir Cinema) – INR400

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4/ November 4th

Jaipur


Rise early & head to the Amber Fort. Set on a hilltop overlooking Maota Lake, the fort is an authentic example of Rajput architecture and the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors) is one of its more spectacular buildings. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Included Activities: Amber Fort

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5/ November 5th

Jaipur to Ranthambhore National Park 


Continuing by private vehicle, head to Ranthambhore (approximately 5 hours/200km). Ranthambhore National Park was once a famous hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur and was one of the original Project Tiger reserves. Explore the ruins of the park’s 10th-century fort, and in the evening, take a 4WD safari in search of tigers and other wildlife.

Special Information
The safety of our travelers is our highest concern and your tour leader has the authority to cancel or reschedule the jeep safari if they believe the vehicles available do not meet our safety standards.

Included Activities: NP – Evening Safari

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6/ November 6th

Ranthambhore National Park to Karauli 


Leave the ‘Pink City’ behind drive to Karauli (approximately 4 hours). Take aGuided Walk around the Old Quarter, interacting with friendly locals and learning about rural Indian life off the tourist trail. Be sure to visit the eclectic market stalls along the way and sample some seasonal local sweets made from Indian ingredients, including petha (pumpkin), jiggery (organic sugar), peanut brittle and gazak (sesame seeds). Stay in a restored heritage property tonight where dinner is included.

Included Activities: Karauli Village Walk

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7/ November 7th

Karauli


Day is free to explore at leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8/ November 8th

Karauli to Agra 


Leave the heritage site behind drive to Karauli (approximately 3 hours), stop en route at the one-time capital of the Mughal Empire, Fatehpur Sikri. Its stunning mosque displays both Persian and Hindu design and is secured by a 54-metre high entrance.

Agra’s not just all about the Taj Mahal, it’s also home to one of the finest looking forts in India, a Friday Mosque and royal tombs. Sitting along the banks of the Yamuna River, Agra Fort is part stronghold, part palace and part prison.

Included Activities: Fatehpur Sikri Guided Tour Agra Fort

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9/ November 9th

Agra to New Delhi 


Rise early morning and take a visit to a masterpiece of shimmering white marble, theTaj Mahal, set amid beautiful formal gardens. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz.

Later, take a drive back to New Delhi (approximately 4Hours). On arrival, spend the day at leisure.

Included Activities: Taj Mahal

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10/ November 10th

New Delhi


After breakfast say farewell to your new friends and make plans to catch up again soon. Our representative will assist you till you drop at New Delhi Airport.

Meals included: Breakfast

The fine print...

This is based on twin share & a single room is available for an additional $450

INCLUSIONS:

  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 3 lunches & 7 dinners
  • Female tour guide
  • Old Delhi Walking Tour- Jama Masjid & Sheeshganj Gurudwara
  • Jaipur’s Royal City Palace
  • Amber Fort
  • 4WD Safari – In search of tigers & other wildlife
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Agra Fort
  • Taj Mahal

 

GENERAL INFO:

  • This tour is conducted in English
  • This tour is only open to members of Solo Women Travel Tribe
  • There will be free wifi at most hotels
  • All bookings are done through Sarah at Travel Managers NZ -Sarah is working in partnership with Xena (Founder of S.W.T.T)
  • The tour is a guaranteed departure upon 6 members joining
  • All booking subject to our terms & conditons
  • For any questions contact Sarah : [email protected]

 

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • International flights & taxes
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late checkouts at hotels
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for guides & drivers
  • Personal insurance (travel insurance is required)
  • Optional activities
  • Transfers to & form the airport (available for an additional charge)

 

PAYMENT:

  • Tour cost is $1650
  • Prices are quoted in USD (and are also available in NZD)
  • Exact pricing is subject to change & determined by the current currency conversion rates
  • $500 deposit is required at time of booking
  • Balance is due by 20 July 2019
  • Deposits are non refundable.

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