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BARE NECESSITIES TOUR OF NORTHERN INDIA

Tailor Made Sample Itinerary No.4

India at an affordable price.This itinerary of northern India takes in some wonderful locations while providing private road transfers, quality accommodation and the chance to see many of the sights in your own way. You have the opportunity to explore New Delhi, the wildlife at Bharatpur, the fabulous Taj Mahal and the Moghul city of Fatehpur Sikri either independently or with optional guide before taking the sleeper train to the highlight: Bandhavghar, probably the best tiger reserve in India. From your first class jungle resort, enjoy four inclusive guided game drives to view the most majestic of all cats, as well as a plethora of other wildlife. This tour has it all: train journeys, culture, wildlife, architecture and history, all at an affordable price - aside from the tiger game drives, we let you decide what to do and how you wish to fly.

 Day 
  1. Depart London (flights not included).
  2. Arrive Delhi. Met & tfr. O/n Hans Plaza Hotel, BB.
  3. Tfr to station. Catch train to Bharatpur. Tfr. O/n Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel, BB.
  4. Day for independent exploration of Keoladeo National Park. Optional: hire a birdwatching/naturalist guide. O/n Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel, BB.
  5. Day for independent exploration of Keoladeo National Park. Optional: hire a birdwatching/naturalist guide. O/n Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel, BB.
  6. Tfr by road to Agra. Optional: visit Fatehpur Sikri en route, with or without guide. O/n Mansingh Palace Hotel, BB.
  7. Day for independent visit to Taj Mahal, with or without guide. O/n Mansingh Palace Hotel, BB.
  8. Tfr to station. Catch sleeper train. O/n Kalinga Utkal Express train, RO.
  9. Arrive Umaria. Tfr to Bandhavghar. Optional: Afternoon game drive. O/n Kings Lodge, FB.
  10. Morning & afternoon shared guided jeep tour for tiger watching (included). O/n Kings Lodge, FB.
  11. Morning & afternoon shared guided jeep tour for tiger watching (included). O/n Kings Lodge, FB.
  12. Morning at leisure. Optional: book guided tour for tiger watching. Tfr to Umaria. Catch sleeper train. O/n Kalinga Utkal Express train, RO.
  13. Arrive Delhi. Tfr to hotel for day use of room. Tfr to airport for check in.
  14. Catch flight out (flights not included). Arrive London.

Trip Tip: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Red Fort in Delhi closed Mondays. Choose travel dates accordingly.

2015 Prices  

From £1210 per person.

Price is per person sharing double/twin rooms.
International flights not included.

Christmas and Easter supplements may apply – please enquire for details.

PLEASE CALL 01803 866965 TO DISCUSS THIS TAILOR-MADE ITINERARY WITH ONE OF OUR SPECIALIST TOUR CONSULTANTS

BARE NECESSITIES TOURS:

This tour is part of our new collection of Bare Necessities sample tailor-made tours where you decide what to do when, while staying in a great selection of accommodation and benefiting from our usual high standards of service.

Why Are These Tours Different?
Our new range of Bare Necessities itineraries provide you with all the essentials for a successful holiday on the ground at an agreeably low price. They will appeal to those happy to find their own international flights (perhaps using accumulated Air Miles or favourite websites), visit some local sites independently, search out local restaurants, and decide what excursions to do and when to do them.

What is Included in the Price?
Meet and greet, transfers, domestic flights, accommodation, most breakfasts and a number of lunches and dinners (as stated), complimentary on-site activities (eg, use of swimming pool, snorkel gear, canoes, nature trails), inclusive tours which are part of a lodge’s general package (eg, game drives in the Pantanal), and a variable number of chargeable tours and excursions which are either too hard or unreliable to organise on the spot, or which we consider essential to enjoy fully the destination.

What is Not Included in the Price?
International flights (we shall be delighted, of course, to quote for flights if you like), optional tours and excursions (if there are any you wish to include, just let us know), and some breakfasts, lunches and dinners (normally where there are alternative dining options).

What is the Full Range of Tours?

MADAGASCAR

SEYCHELLES

NORTHERN TANZANIA AND THE WILDEBEEST MIGRATION

COSTA RICA - BY SELF DRIVE 4X4

BELIZE

PANAMA

BRAZIL

ECUADOR AND THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

PERU

VENEZUELA

GUYANA AND TOBAGO

NORTHERN INDIA

SRI LANKA

BORNEO

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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