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27 days Necklace of India Part - 1

Trip Facts

Prices from: INR 301850/- per person ( GBP 3530 Approx.)
Accommodation: Bush Camp(dome tent), Budget hotels/ guesthouses
Max. Participants: 8
Min. Participants: 4
No. Of crew: 2 (+1 Local guides for few locations)
Vehicle type: Adventure maxi-van
Duration: Days- 27, Nights- 26 (Approx.)
Meals: Breakfast X 26, Lunch X 26, Dinner X 26
Departure: Delhi
End: Jabalpur
Departure date:

  1. 20th Jan 2017
  2. 20th Jan 2018

 

 


Trip Map

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  1. Wildlife safaris in game rich jungles 
  2. Thar desert 
  3. Gorges
  4. Rivers
  5. Lakes
  6. Salt marsh
  7. Grassland
  8. Tigers  
  9. Leopards
  10. Migratory birds
  11.  India's diverse culture
  12. Indian cuisine
  13. Tribal life
  14. Traditional dance & music
  15. Traditional shopping
  16.  Bustling city life
  17. Museums
  18. Street food
  19. Age old forts & monuments
  20. The Taj Mahal
  21. Boat cruise on the rivers
  1. Delhi
  2. Bharatpur
  3. Ranthambore
  4. Jaipur
  5. Jodhpur
  6. Jaisalmer
  7. Bera
  8. Little Rann of Kutch
  9. Velavadar
  10. Ahmedabad
  11. Indore
  12. Jabalpur

Day 1 - 2: Delhi
You will be picked up from the Delhi Airport/railway station. Accommodation will be in a comfortable hostel. A short trip meeting at 18:00 hrs. City tour for visiting forts, palaces and ancient monuments. Red fort, Qutub Minar, Akshardham theme temple, Rashtrapati Bhawan. Connaught Place for shopping.

Meals: Lunch & dinner

Day 3 – 5: Bharatpur bird sanctuary
Drive to Bharatpur. Accommodation in comfortable homestay. Visit to the UNESCO World heritage site bird sanctuary by the name ‘Keoladeo National park’ for migratory birds. A full day excursion to Agra for Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri fort.     

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 6 – 8: Ranthambore national park
Drive to Ranthambore. Accommodation in dome tents. Jungle safaris in open jeeps for tigers and other wildlife. Visit to the 1000 year old Ranthambore fort. Rajasthani cultural music, dinner with a local family, wildlife art and artists, camel ride (optional)

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 9 – 10: The ‘Pink city’ of Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to the Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh fort and Amer fort. Visit to a traditional village restaurant called Chauki Dhani for authentic Rajasthani meals. Street shopping excursion in the Bazaars.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 11 – 12: The ‘Sun city/Blue city of Jodhpur’
Drive to Jodhpur. Accommodation in comfortable hostel. Visit to Mehrangarh fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace. Shopping excursion for handicrafts.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 13 – 15: The ‘Golden city’ of Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer. Accommodation in dome tents set on sand dunes. Desert safari in the Desert national park looking for the endangered ‘Great Indian Bustard’, Indian gazelle etc. Traditional folk dance of the ‘Thar desert’. Visit to the Jaisalmer fort.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 16 – 17: Leopard country of Bera
Drive to Bera. Accommodation in semi luxury jungle resort. Wildlife safaris in the jungles around village Bera looking for leopards and other wildlife. Birding and crocodile tour in the backwaters of Jawai dam.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner


Day 18 – 19: Little Rann of Kutch
Leaving the state of Rajasthan and drive to Little Rann of Kutch in the state of Gujarat. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris in the cast salt pans and marshes of the Little Rann looking for Indian wild ass, desert fox, wolves, gazelles, flamingos, pelicans, raptors and hosts of other migratory and resident birds.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 20 – 21: Indian savannah of Velavadar National park
Drive to Velavadar National park. Accommodation in dome tents. Wildlife safaris/walks in the grassland of Velavadar looking for Blackbucks, Indian wolves, hyenas, raptors and lots of other migratory and resident birds.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 22 – 24: Ahmedabad
Drive to Ahmedabad. Accommodation in comfortable hotel. Visit to the Sabarmati river front, Sabarmati ashram (Mahatma Gandhi’s residence). Shopping excursions for traditional Gujarati hand woven clothes, handicrafts and vegetarian street food.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 25: Indore
Drive to the city of Indore. Overnight stay at a comfortable hotel. No other activities are planned for this place.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 26 – 27: ‘Marble city’ of Jabalpur

Drive to the city of Jabalpur. Accommodation in hotel. Visit a waterfall on river Narmada, boat cruise in the white marble canyon, water sports at Bargi dam. Shopping excursion for white marble statues, jewellery etc. Post trip meeting and farewell. Drop off at the Jabalpur airport/railway station. Trip ends

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Meals
  1. 3 Meals a day – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation
  1. Single sharing dome tents for camping
  2. Twin sharing for hotels, hostels and homestays
  3. Single sharing for hotels, hostels and homestays (only if extra single supplement charge paid)
Includes
  1. Fully equipped safari vehicle
  2. Camping and cooking equipment
  3. National park entries, forts/monuments/heritage building entries, city tours, adventure activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  4. All road tolls and vehicle taxes
  5. All ground transportation
  6. Meals as indicated
  7. Services of two crew + 1 local guide (if applicable)
Excludes
  1. Visas
  2. Flights
  3. Travel insurance
  4. Airport transfers
  5. Sleeping bag
  6. Sleeping mats
  7. Optional activities
  8. Drinks, tips
  9. Items of a personal nature


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