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  1. Best North India Tours | Golden Temple Amritsar | Delhi to Dharamshala

    11Days / 10 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Punjab, lies at the cross-roads of the great civilizations of the world. is an Indo-Iranian word meaning the land of 5 mighty Himalayan rivers. Punjabi civilization is known for its distinguished language, culture, food, attire, script & folklore.  Kangra Valley, known as one of the most picturesque valleys of the lower Himalayas, is full of greenery and provides a tremendous backdrop with the grand Dhauladhar Himalaya. The history of Kangra valley dates back to the Vedic times, more than 3500 years ago. The district of Kangra is also called Dev Bhoomi as it has numerous temples dedicated to different Gods. The region is famous for arts and crafts. Crafts like the exquisitely designed shawls and miniature paintings of this region are internationally appreciated.

    The Golden Temple, located in the city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab, is a central religious place of the Sikhs and a place of great beauty and sublime peacefulness. Originally a small lake in the midst of a quiet forest, the site has been a meditation retreat for wandering mendicants and sages since deep antiquity. Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, is scripture is a collection of devotional poems, prayers, and hymns composed by the ten Sikh gurus and various Muslim and Hindu saints. Echoing across the serene lake, the enchantingly beautiful Kirtan music induces a delicate yet powerful state of trance in the pilgrims strolling around the marble
    concourse encircling the pool and temple.

    A Spiritual & Wellness Dhauladhar Himalaya Sojourn

    LAND OF 5 RIVERS – “PUNJAB” & DHAULADHAR HIMALAYA – “DHARAMSHALA “

    BEST SEASON - September – June

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
               

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

    Visit  Sikh Temple-Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

    Shopping in Janpath & Connaught place

    Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour- Exploring Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Spice Market

    Visit  Dilli haat

    * Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Market (Amritsar)

    Village walk tour of Amritsar

    Enjoy Wagah Border Ceremony

    Paragpur Village walk tour

    Brijeshwari temple, Kangra Fort (Dharamshala)

    H.H. Dalai Lama Temple, Tibetan Museum.

    * Kora Walk, Astrology & Medical Center and Gyuto Tantric Monastic University

    * Kalachakra Temple,  Shopping in the local Tibetan market

    * Norbulingka institute & Visit the Doll museum

    Bajinath temple (Palampur)

    * Enjoy Morning Yoga Session

    * Visit Andretta Pottery village

    +5% Govt. Service Tax

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

    01

    Arrival at Delhi Airport / Transfer To Hotel / Visit Sikh Temple, Street Shopping & local pub

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    02

    Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour, New Delhi Monuments, Shopping at Crafts Bazaar

    Breakfast

    03

    Fly Delhi – Amritsar/ Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Markets 

    Breakfast

    04

    Early Morning Prayer At Golden Temple / Countryside Village tour

    Breakfast

    05

    Drive Amritsar – Paragpur Village, India’s first classified heritage village & the cradle of Kangra school of paintings

    Breakfast

    06

    Drive to Dharamshala. Visit  Masrur 8th Century rock cut monolithic temples,  Brijeshwari temple &  Kangra Fort

    Breakfast

    07

    Dharamshala Tour - Visit  H.H. Dalai Lama Temple,  do the Kora walk, Gyuto Tantric Monastic University,  Kalachakra Temple and shopping in the local Tibetan market

    Breakfast

    08

    Dharamshala Tour - Visit the Norbulingka Institute showcasing Tibetan values, expression in crafts, art and literature, Kangra tea gardens and tea factory

    Breakfast

    09

    Drive to Palampur  - Visit Lord Shiva temple in Bajinath,  Guided Bicycle ride to the local village

    Breakfast

    10

    Morning Yoga Session, Visit Andretta Pottery Village, Experience overnight train journey in  Indian trains to Delhi

    Breakfast, Dinner

    11

    Arrive New Delhi railway station @ 05:00hrs & transfer To Delhi airport for onward destination

     

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  3. Holi Festival Tour Package 2020 | Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

    09 Days/ 08 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India also known as the "festival of colours" or the "festival of love When Holi is celebrated, bright colors and happiness soak each and every corner of the state and bring much joy to the lives of the people. Hola Mahalla is an important Indian Sikh festival held in Anandpur Sahib in Punjab which follows Hindu festival of Holi. Holla Mohalla is an occasion for the Sikhs to reaffirm their commitment to the Khalsa Panth. Chadi Mar holi is popular way to celebrate holi in Vrindavan, Barsana and Mathura. Chadi Mar holi in which people hit with sticks (Lath). Mathura and Vrindavan is famous in world for its temples and lord Krishna birth Place.

     

    Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most prominent Sikh Gurudwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, India and known for its association Sikh with the eighth Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the "Sarovar." It ranked No 1 among the best tourist spot. This place of solace is flocked by more than thousand people in one single day. People from various religions, castes and places visit this holy place .

     

    Holi Festival (09th March 2020) - Holi, amongst the most distinct culturally-rooted festivals of India, evokes the buoyant spirit of the spring season. The way Holi in India stirs up excitement among people, no other festival can. Well known for its high-octane celebrations, the Holi festival is famously associated with colours and water balloons. Falling in the month of March/April in the Hindu calendar, the Holi festival celebrates the onset of spring and renewal. Coming forth with the full flush of life, the invigorating air of Holi festivities spreads into the lives of people throughout the year.

    However, the most interesting moments of Holi festival is the pyramid-type arrangement with a pot of buttermilk hung very high up in the street. Men climb up this pyramid to break the pot, in the same way as Lord Krishna did when he was a child. Holi in India is never complete without the special Holi menus which include especially homemade rich sweet dishes like, 'gujiyas', 'malpuas' 'puranpolis' Cool summer drinks like 'thandai', mixed with the intoxicating 'bhang', are eagerly looked forward to. Holi celebrations can be seen in full exuberance with children and adults indulging in a frenzied display of colored water play with friends, relations and peers. The evening is a more formal affair, with people greeting each other with 'gulal' or dry colours, wearing new clothes. Mathura, Vrindavan and Nandgaon in Uttar Pradesh are the bastions of Holi celebrations. 'Braj Holi' is extremely famous and people come from everywhere to play out the love legends associated with young Radha and Krishna. The traditional ideas of good versus evil and upholding of moral values are borne out by several mythical events associated with Holi celebrations. The burning of Holika figuratively played out by burning the effigies of Holika. 

     

    Anandpur Sahib (Hola Mohalla)  - March 10 & 11, 2020 - On this three-day grand festival, mock battles, exhibitions, display of weapons, etc., are held followed by kirtan, music and poetry competitions. The participants perform daring feats, such as Gatka (mock encounters with real weapons), tent pegging, bareback horse-riding, standing erect on two speeding horses and various other feats of bravery.

    Hola Mahalla is a Sikh Olympics event which begins on the first day of the lunar month of Chet in the Nanakshahi calendar and the event lasts for 3 days. For meals, which is an integral part of the Sikh institution (Gurdwara). Visitors sit together in pangats (Queues) and eat vegetarian food of the Langars. The event concludes with a long, military-style procession near Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib, one of the five seats of temporal authority of the Sikhs

    HOLI & HOLA MOHALLA FESTIVAL

    PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENTIAL TOUR

    (NEW DELHI, MATHURA, VRINDAVAN, ANANDPUR SAHIB) INDIA

    BEST SEASON - Feb & March

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS:09 Days/ 08 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Colour, Romance, Music, Bravery, Mock Battles

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

    * Holi Celebrations in Mathura & Vrindavan

    * Hola Mohalla celebrations in Anandpur Sahib

    * Visit to the traditional Martial Arts “Dera” in Anandpur Sahib

    * Visit to a “Peda” cottage unit – a Mathura specialty sweet.

    *Experience Indian train journey

    * Saree/ Turban tying activity in Anandpur Sahib

    * Local folk songs & dances in Anandpur Sahib

     

     

     

    Day

    Date

    Itinerary

    Distance

    01

    06 March

    Arrive Delhi / Visit Bangla Sahib Gurudwara & Janpath Market shopping / Dinner at local pub in Connaught Place

     

    02

    07 March

    Delhi – Mathura / Chadi Maar” Holi/ Dancing with Lord Krishna Procession / village walk / City experience of ways of life/ culture

    182 Kms/ 3 Hrs

    03

    08 March

    Holi Celebrations in Dwarkadhish Temple/Gopinath Temple/ Isckon Temple & Ashram in the evening

    04

    09 March

    Drive to Delhi / Train to Anandpur Sahib

    Delhi to ANB (8-9 Hrs.)

    05

    10 March

    Holi Holla Mohalla Celebrations in Anandpur Sahib

    06

    11 March

    Holla Mohalla Celebrations / Overnight train to Delhi

    07

    12 March

    Arrive Delhi / Day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel 

    08

    13 March

     Visit Old Delhi  - Rickshaw Ride, Jama Masjid, Spice Market, Shopping & Dilli Haat

    09

    14 March

    Transfer to international airport

     




     

    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  5. Karnataka Tour Package | Explore South India

    16 Days/ 15 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Karnataka in Southern India is loaded with glittering palaces, national parks, ancient ruins, beaches, yoga centres and legendary hang-outs. Karnataka hosts numerous spots ranked as the fourth most popular destination for tourism among the states of India. At its nerve centre is the capital Bengaluru (Bangalore), a progressive city famous for its craft beer and restaurant scene. Heading out of town you'll encounter the evergreen rolling hills of Kodagu, dotted with spice and coffee plantations, the regal splendour of Mysuru (Mysore), and jungles teeming with monkeys, tigers and Asia’s biggest population of elephants. It’s cultural enclave offers tranquil Hampi with hammocks, psychedelic sunsets and boulder-strewn ruins and blissful, virtually untouched coastline around Gokarna, blessed with beautiful coves and empty sands.

    HAMPI - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 14th century temples. Chronicles left by Persian and European travellers, particularly the Portuguese. The magnificent ruins of Hampi dot an unearthly landscape that has captivated travellers for centuries. The main travellers’ ghetto has traditionally been Hampi Bazaar, a village crammed with budget lodges, shops and restaurants, and towered over by the majestic Virupaksha Temple. Tranquil Virupapur Gaddi across the river has become a new popular hang-out.

     

    Badami - The heart melting landscape accompanied by beautifully done temples and fort can easily draw the attention of the travellers from around the globe. It is the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples. Once the capital of the mighty Chalukya empire, today Badami is famous for its magnificent rock-cut cave temples, and red sandstone cliffs that resemble the Wild West.

    KARNATAKA – The Jewel of South India

    Rolling hills, Spice and Coffee plantations, Regal Splendor & Asia’s biggest population of elephants.

    (BANGALORE, COORG, WAYANAD, KABINI, HASAN, CHITRADURGA, HOSPET, BADAMI, GOKARNA)


     BEST SEASON - Round the year

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 16 Days/ 15 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Cultural, Historic, Ancient Temples, Picturesque Landscape

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     

    * Visit Dubare Elephant Camp, Raja’s Seat & Omkareshwara Temple.

    * Visit Bylekuppe Buddhist Monastery, Madikeri Fort (Coorg)

    * Visit Lakkidi view point (Wayanad)

    * Visit the famous Kabini national park

    * Visit Edakal Caves &BansuraSagar Dam (Wayanad)

    * Visit to Pookode Lake

    * Visit to Vittala and Hazara Rama temples

    * Ramachandra temple & Lotus Mahal.

    * Visit Fort at Chitradurga

    * Enjoy a visit to Hindu and Jain temples in north Karnataka

    * Explore the Badami Fort, Mahakuta Temple & Banashankari Temple (Badami)

    * Visit to Mahabaleshwara temple (Gokarna)

     

     

    Day

    Sketch Itinerary

    MEALS

    01

    ARRIVAL AT BANGALORE AIRPORT, OVERNIGHT AT BANGALORE

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    02

    DRIVE TO COORG (265Kms/ 6Hrs)

    Breakfast

    03

    FULL DAY IN COORG to experience emerald landscapes and hectares of spice & Coffee plantations  

    Breakfast

    04

    Drive to WAYANAD (137Kms/ 4Hrs). Enjoy the fantastically unspoilt landscape remote forest reserve

    Breakfast

    05

    Day trip to KABINI wildlife sanctuary (232Kms/ 5Hrs) -beckons with the promise of elephants, gaur, deer and a rumour of tiger. Located on the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park

    Breakfast

    06

    Drive TO HASSAN (205Kms/ 5Hrs) - eventful and rich history of the rule of the Hoysalas.

     

    Breakfast

    07

    Day trip to BELUR & HALEBID (85Kms/ 2Hrs). Visit 12th-century Hindu temples, best examples of Hoysala architecture

    Breakfast

    08

    Drive to CHITRADURGA & HOSPET (328Kms/ 8Hrs)-  Visit the Chitradurga Fort

    Breakfast

    09

    Visit HAMPI - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 14th century temples. Chronicles left by Persian and European travellers, particularly the Portuguese

    Breakfast

    10

    Visit HAMPI

    Breakfast

    11

    Visit AIHOLE, PATTADKAL and drive to BADAMI (271Kms/ 6Hrs) – visit the historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, 7th and 8th century CE Hindu and Jain temples

     

    Breakfast

    12

     FULL DAY AT BADAMI – the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for its rock cut structural temples.

     

    Breakfast

    13

    DRIVE TO GOKARNA (250Kms/ 6Hrs)

     

    Breakfast

    14

    FULL DAY AT GOKARNA Beach - scenic, with the rocky mountains and Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other.

     

    Breakfast

    15

    TRANSFER TO  HUBLI AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE (147Kms/ 3Hrs)

     

    Breakfast


     

    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  7. Wildlife & Tribal Tours Of Central India

    14 Days/ 13 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    The Central India is the most endowed and rich regions of India in terms of culture as well as wild life. Central India has vast tracts of virgin forests which till now were not explored by an outsider. The Bastar region in Chattisgarh is very rich anthropologically as well famous for its natural beauty showcasing best of wildlife areas tribal culture. The verdant landscape and wildlife of these places will leave you thoroughly mesmerized. Get a glimpse of rich culture and traditions of an ancient India in those tribal regions and have an unforgettable experience one hasn’t had before. Madhya Pradesh has one of the largest forested cover area in the county and endowed with rich and diverse forest resources. There are 10 National parks in Madhya Pradesh and 25 wildlife sanctuaries

     

    Going native is the only way to fully explore and enjoy the tribal heartland of Chhattisgarh. The TRIBES OF CHHATTISGARH are indigenous races who mainly inhabit the forests of Bastar and its surroundings. The Gonds, Bastar, Abhuj Maria, Dhurvaa, BisonHorn Maria, Muria, Halbaa, and Bhatra are the principal tribes inhabiting more than a third of Chhattisgarh's population. The tribal state is also known as “The Rise Bowl of India”. They have very ancient history and culture filled with traditions and customs. Categorized as "aboriginals", in Hindi, tribals are known as adivasis, denoted as "ancient inhabitants.

     

    WILDLIFE & TRIBAL TOURS OF CENTRAL INDIA

                    Ancient Inhabitants and Rare Wild Animals                    

    (Delhi, Agra, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Kawardha, Jagdalpur, Bastar)

     

                                   BEST SEASON -                                                 

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 14 Days/ 13 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Cultural, Wildlife, Spirituality, Arts & Crafts history culture traditions

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     

    * Explore the beautiful Taj Mahal- One of the Seven Wonders of the World in Agra

    *Great Mughal architecture - Agra Fort

    *Jungle safaris in Bandhavgarh National Park

    *An elephant ride in the Kanha National park

    *Bastar's tribal’s lifestyle at Kanker and Jagdalpur

    *Sightseeing in Jagdalpur including Chitrakote Waterfalls, the ‘Niagara’ of Bastar

    *Tribal villages in Kawardha

    *Anthropological museums and the surroundings of Jagdalpur

    *Shop for handicrafts made by the tribals in Jagdalpur market

    *Jungles of the tribal belt

    *Witness tribal life at Raipur and concert

      

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

        01

    Arrival at Delhi Airport / Delhi city tour - Sikh temple, shopping local pub experience

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        02

    Train to Agra. Visit Agra Fort, the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty till 1638,  a UNESCO World Heritage site

    Breakfast

        03

    Visit the world famous Taj Mahal at sunrise, the Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. Overnight train to Umaria

    Breakfast

        04

    Drive from Umaria to Bandhavgarh national park (32 km/1 hrs.), known for its large population of royal Bengal tigers. Jeep safari in the evening.

    Lunch, Dinner

        05

     Drive to Kanha national park (240 km/ 6-7 hrs.) a vast expanse of grassland and forest in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. 

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

       06

    Morning and evening game drives in Kanha - one of the most well managed, tourist friendly & popular tiger reserves of India.   It is spread more than 940 sq km in a horse shoe shaped valley bound by the spurs of the Mekal range

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

        07

    Drive to Kawardha in Chattisgarh - known for the "Temple of Bhoramdeo. Trip to the surrounding tribal villages 

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

        08

    Drive to Kanker (251 km / approx 7 hrs.)-  is a land of unsurpassed natural beauty. Since time immemorial pristine tribal societies have created and sustained delicate rhythms of life in harmony with nature.

    Breakfast

        09

    Drive to Jagdalpur(120 km/3 hrs.)- Visit the anthropological museums and the surroundings of Jagdalpur. Show-cases interesting elements oftribal life and displays artefacts collected from tribal villages including dresses, weapons, paintings and sculptures. 

    Breakfast  

        10

    Full day trip of Jagdalpur- Visit different tribal villages. Stunning natural sights to unique tribal traditions and experiences, Bastar District is a traveler’s paradise.

    Breakfast

        11

    At Jagdalpur- Visit to get to know some of the traditional arts and crafts of Bastar. The themes include local deities, armed tribal soldiers, horses, pigs, and different bird. 

    Breakfast

        12

    At Jagdalpur- That day explore the Jungles of the tribal belt and savour the typical flora and fauna of the region enroute

    Breakfast

        13

    Transfer from Jagdalpur to Raipur (220 km/5 hours)

    Breakfast

        14

    Transfer from Raipur to Delhi Airport for departure

    Breakfast


    * We would be delighted to share with you the detailed itinerary which is certainly more exciting. Do write to us/ fill in the query form so that we may send you the program in specifics 

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  9. Golden Triangle Tour Of India with wildlife

    10 Days/ 9 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    INDIA'S GOLDEN TRIANGLE comprises of the three most visited cities in the country's north-west - Delhi, Agra and        Jaipur, which are all connected to each other by good road and rail links. The golden triangle tour is no doubt one of the popular tourist circuits in India that offers a wonderful opportunity to marvel the grandeur, glory and vibrant culture.  The guests are provided with a slice of British, Rajputana and Mughal royalty on the same platter. We have also added the great experience of experiencing the Royal Bengal Indian Tiger at the Ranthambhore National Park.

    The Taj Mahal rises from Agra's haze as though from a dream. Experiencing it in person makes one understand that it's not just a famous monument, but a love poem composed of stone. When you first glimpse it through the arched entryway, you might find yourself breathless with awe. Many hail it as the most beautiful building on the planet. Agra, situated along the Yamuna River is more than a one-sight town. For 130 years, this was the centre of India’s great Mughal empire, and its legacy lives on in beautiful artwork, mouth-watering cuisine and magnificent architecture. The Taj is one of three places here that have been awarded Unesco World Heritage status, along with the immense Agra Fort and the sprawling palace complex of Fatehpur Sikri making a superb trio of top-draw sights.

     

    GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR OF INDIA WITH WILDLIFE

    The Spirit of Love, History & Valour

    (DELHI, SHEKHAWATI, JAIPUR, RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK, AGRA)

    BEST SEASON - OCTOBER – APRIL

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 10 Days/ 9 Nights

    ACTIVITY:Cultural, Wildlife, History

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

    * Sikh Temple, Janpath Market

    * Old Delhi City Tour-Red Fort, Chandni chowk, Jama Masjid, Spice Market

    * New Delhi Tour – India Gate, Rashrapati Bhawan,  Parliament,  Humayun’s tomb & Dilli Haat

    * Village tour of Shekhawati region

    * Shopping experience of Jaipur

    * Enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner at Chokhi Dhani

    * Visit Hawa Mahal, Maharajah’s City Palace, Amber Fort

    * Ranthambore National Park for  Wildlife Viewing & Enjoy Jeep Safari

    * Visit Abhaneri Village Safari camp

    * Taj Mahal, Agra Fort

    * Akshardham Temple

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

    01

    Arrival at Delhi Airport / Delhi City Tour - Sikh Temple, Shopping, Local Pub Experience

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    02

    Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride Tour & Shopping At Crafts Bazaar / Visit Dilli Haat

    Breakfast

    03

    Drive Delhi- Shekhawati Region

    Breakfast

    04

    Shekhawati Region - Jaipur

    Breakfast, Dinner

    05

    Jaipur- Ranthambore National Park

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    06

    Ranthambore National Park

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    07

    Ranthambore National Park - Abhaneri

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    08

    Abhaneri -  Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

    Breakfast

    09

    City tour of Agra

    Breakfast  

    10

    Agra to Delhi

    Breakfast


     


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  11. Rajasthan- Festivals, Legends & Romance

    11 Days/ 10 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Rajasthan is the jewel in India's crown. From fairy-tale palaces and epic forts to colourful festivals and wildlife encounters, this is India at its vibrant best. In Rajasthan, massive forts emerge from mountain tops.. Spiked doors that once held war elephants at bay open onto the twisting approaches to the palaces within. Rajasthan is literally the Land of the Kings. It is home to the chivalrous Rajputs, and its battle-scarred heritage has bestowed legacies of pride and tradition. In addition, stunning handicrafts and fine arts were developed and nurtured through patronage by the maharajas. Village life remains steeped in tradition but, just like the rest of India, the pace of change is accelerating. Turbaned men still barter for decorated camels. The colours of Rajasthan are impossible to ignore and the effect of emerald green, canary yellow and fire-engine red turbans and saris is simply dazzling.

    Udaipur is the city of lakes & jewel of Mewar set in the Aravali’s, oldest fold mountain range of the word. Udaipur has a romance of setting unmatched. Fantastical palaces, temples, havelis, shimmering Lake Pichola and Ftaehsagar lake with countless narrow, crooked, timeless streets add the human counterpoint to the city’s natural charms. The hustle bustle and colour of ancient bazaars sets a lively arts scene with a quaint old-world feel

    Jaisalmer, the golden city carved from honey sandstone. Jaisalmer fort is a breathtaking sight like a massive sandcastle rising from the sandy plains as a mirage from a bygone era. No place better evokes exotic camel-train trade routes and desert mystery. The old city conceal magnificent haveli’s and shops in twisting lanes.

    RAJASTHAN- FESTIVALS, LEGENDS & ROMANCE

    THE LAND OF KINGS, FORT, PALACES & LAKES

     (JAIPUR, BIKANER, JAISALMER, SAM DUNES, JODHPUR, UDAIPUR, PUSHKAR, RANTHAMBORE)

     

    BEST SEASON -SEPTEMBER - APRIL

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 11 Days/ 10 Nights

    ACTIVITY: CULTURE, WILDLIFE, DESERT, HERITAGE, MONUMENTS,

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     

    * Jaipur experiences – Local bazaar shopping, Hawa Mahal, Maharajah’s City Palace, sound & lights show at Amber Fort

    * Bikaner experiences  - Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace & camel breeding farm

    * Jaisalmer experiences - Fort, Nathmalji ki-& Patwon ki-Haveli, sand dunes, folk dances

    * Enjoy camel ride in sam sand dunes

    * Elephant ride at the Amber Fort, Jaipur

    * Jodhpur experiences  - Meharangarh Fort & Umaid Bhawan Palace

    * Visit Jain temples at Ranakpur

    * Udaipur experiences – Historic City Palace, Sahelion Ki Bari, temples, boat ride on lake pichola

    *14 century Brahma temple in Pushkar

    * Ranthambore national park – wildlife & spectacular landscapes

     

     

     

    DAY

                                  SKETCH ITINERARY

     

    MEALS

    1

    Arrival at Jaipur. Half day city tour & shopping at the local bazaars. Sound & Light show at the Amber Fort. Themed welcome dinner

    Dinner

    2

    Full day Jaipur city tour -  Ride an elephant at Amber Fort and visit royal palaces

    Breakfast

    3

    Drive to Bikaner. Visit ppalaces & camel breeding farm

    Breakfast

    4

    Drive to Jaisalmer, the desert city. Visit haveli’s, forts and temples

    Breakfast

    5

    Drive for an overnight luxurious experience at the Sam Sand Dunes. Experience a camel ride

    Breakfast, Dinner

    6

    Drive to Jodhpur. Visit the spectacular Meharangarh Fort (1459 AD) & Umaid Bhawan Palace

    Breakfast

    7

    Drive to Udaipur. Visit Ranakpur temples. Welcome to the city of lakes & jewel of Mewar

    Breakfast

    8

    Full day Udaipur city tour. Visit the famous City Palace complex and boat ride on lake Pichola

    Breakfast

    9

     Drive Pushkar. Visit the 14th century Brahma Temple - the only temple in the world  where the creator of the universe, is worshipped

    Breakfast

    10

    Drive to Ranthambhore National Park. Jeep safari in the evening  

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    11

    Jeep safari early morning. Drop to Jaipur airport for departure

    Breakfast


     


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  13. Treasure of South India Tamil Nadu & Kerala

    20 Days/ 19 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Tamil Nadu: The Land of Tamils, capital and largest city in Chennai. Tamil Nadu is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri, the Anamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka. Kerala is nature lover place with its hills, backwaters, beaches, waterfalls and wildlife. The state also has a rich heritage and thriving culture one can explore by visiting the various forts, palaces, museums, monuments and pilgrim centers. Both natural and manmade brilliance await you at every turn.

     

    TREASURE OF SOUTH INDIA –Tamil Nadu & Kerala

    The Spirit of Culture, Heritage, Traditions, Customs and Ethnicity

    (CHENNAI, MAHABALIPURAM, PONDICHERRY, TANJORE, TRICHI, MADURAI, THEKKADY, MUNNAR, COCHIN, ALLEPPEY, KUMARAKOM  & KOVALAM)

     

    BEST SEASON -OCTOBER – MARCH

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 20 Days/ 19 Nights

    ACTIVITY: Cultural, Wildlife, Cuisine, Heritage, Backwaters & Spice Plantation 

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

     * Visit temples of Kanchipuram & shore rock cut caves of Mahabalipuram

    * Pondicherry bicycle tour through the French district and the Tamil quarter with a Storyteller

    * Visit UNESCO world heritage Airavatesvara Chola Temples

    * Visit 83m high and 3,800 million years old Fort Tiruchi's

    *Night ceremony of the bronze of Lord Shiva carried to the bed chamber of Parvati

    * Meenakshi Temple and experience the musical pillars

    * Enjoy boat ride on the Periyar Lake spotting a family of Elephants, Wild Boar, and Sambar Deer by the water's edge

    * Spice plantation tour

    * Visit Tea museum and a modern fully automated tea factory.

    * Visit  St. Francis Church the  first European Church in India (1562)

    * Enjoy Kathakali dance show in Cochin

    * Pristine beach of Kovalam

    * Experience overnight stay in a backwater cruise houseboat

     

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

    01

    Arrive Chennai Airport  &  Overnight at Hotel

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    02

    Visit Kanchipuram (60 Kms / 1.5 Hrs). Experience  ancient  capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines. Overnight in Mahabalipuram   

    Breakfast

    03

    Explore the  Rock cut caves of Mahabalipuram

    Breakfast

    04

    Drive to the French colony of Pondicherry (110 Kms/ 2.5 Hrs) Stroll through the French boulevard with our story teller

    Breakfast

    05

    Visit Auroville, Maitri Temple & savor the Pondicherry cuisine

    Breakfast

    06

    Explore Pondicherry early morning on a cycle. Drive to Tanjore (180 km / 4.5 Hrs)- Visit  Airavatesvara Chola Temple, UNESCO world heritage site and colony of silk weavers

    Breakfast

    07

    Drive to Trichy (59 Kms/ 1 Hr)-  visit  Srirangam Temple & the most famed 83m high and 3,800 million years old landmark Rock Fort Tiruchi's

    Breakfast

    08

    Drive to Madurai (135 Kms/ 2 Hrs)- attend the night ceremony of the bronze of Lord Shiva carried to the bed chamber of Parvati

    Breakfast

    09

    Full day at Madurai- Visit famous Meenakshi Temple and experience the musical pillars. Visit 17th-century palace Thirumalai Nayak Palace  

    Breakfast

    10

    Drive to Kerala / Thekkady (148 Kms/ 3.5 Hrs)- enjoy boat ride   and spot a family of Elephants, Wild Boar, and Sambar Deer by the water's edge

    Breakfast

    11

    At Thekkady - fantabulous landscape,  Spice plantation tour,  green carpets of endless tea gardens and lush tropical forests   &  Kalaripayattu show

    Breakfast

    12

    Drive to  picturesque countryside of Munnar (91 Kms/ 3 Hrs)

    Breakfast

    13

    At Munnar - Visit Tea museum and a modern fully automated tea factory.  Visit Mattupetty Dam & Echo point

    Breakfast

    14

    Drive to Cochin (131 Kms/ 4 Hrs)-  visit  St. Francis Church the  first European Church in India (1562), Chinese Fishing Nets  Jewish Synagogue, Kathakali Dance Show

    Breakfast

    15

    Drive to Alleppey (57Kms/ 1/5 Hrs.)- Enjoy backwater cruise showcasing small islets and glimpses of village life at its best of serenity and innocence. Experience overnight stay in a houseboat

    Breakfast

    16

    Reach Kumarakom (33 Kms/ 1 Hr.)-  Visit Vembanad Lake, a haven for bird life

    Breakfast

    17

    Drive to Varkala (131 Kms/ 4 Hrs)-  visit Papanasam beach, which is considered to have holy waters and medicinal springs

    Breakfast

    18

    Drive to Kovalam (53 Kms/ 1.5 Hrs)- Padmanabha Swamy Temple  known for its mural paintings and stone carvings

    Breakfast

    19

    Kovalam – Enjoy the pristine beach

    Breakfast

    20

    Departure Trivandrum Airport

    Breakfast



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  15. Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek | Sikkim, India

    15 Days/ 14 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    DESCRIPTION

    Sikkim is a mystical wonderland of spectacular natural beauty. The panoramic perfection of the snow-capped Himalaya, the heady scent of flower-bedecked meadows, the vibrant culture and joyous festivals, the infinite variety of its flora and fauna makes it fascinating. The Lepchas, original inhabitants of the land called it Nye-mae-el `paradise'. The Limbus named it Su Khim or `new house' while to the Bhutias it was Beymul Demazong `the hidden valley of rice'. The crowning glory of Sikkim is Mt. Khangchendzonga, the third highest mountain in the world. But for the Sikkimese, Khanchendzonga is much more than a mountain and is revered as the abode of their guardian deity Dzo-nga. It was once a Himalayan monarchy and part of the fabled Silk Route to China. Its merger with India in 1975 has offered a window to the world to discover the treasures of this hidden land. 

     

    Kangchenjunga National Park offers an amazing experience of the natural beauty and stunning landscape. It offers a chance to experience the fabulous mountain scenery, remoteness, varied flora and fauna and unique local culture. Kanchenjunga massifs contour the boundaries of three major countries- Nepal, Tibet and India (Sikkim). This is the only trekking route in this part of the Himalaya from where one can get spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotshe, Mt. Makalu, Mt Kanchendzonga, Mt. Tenchingkhang and several others.  Kanchenjunga is the world's third highest peak at 8586 meters and India's highest peak. The national park

     

    TREK  TO KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP FROM UTTAREY

    Sikkim The land of Mystique

    (Bagdogra, Uttarey, Lampokhori, Dzongri, Goecha La, Yuksom)


     BEST SEASON - October - April

    NO OF DAYS/ NIGHTS: 15 Days/ 14 Nights           

    ACTIVITY: Himalayan Peaks, Trekking, Tribal Cultures, Astounding landscapes,

     

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT

    Visit an unspoiled and beautiful corner of India

    * Enjoy an invigorating high mountain trek with unparallelled views

    * Traditional Villages

    * Stunning view of Kanchenjunga Range

    * Relish the panoramic view of the neighbouring mountains - Frey Peak  Koktang, Kabru Peak, Ratong, Chandra Peak and the Kabru Dome .

    * Meet and great people of remote villages.

    * Trek to the base camp of the third highest mountain in the world is an experience to remember.

    * Take a tour of a Sikkim tea garden, learn about the various kinds of teas, and spend some time in the midst of nature.

    * Explore the unique & colourful culture of Sikkim by going for a monastery tour.

    * Tremendous variety of flora and colorfull bird life

    * Amazing photo opportunities throughout

     

     

                 

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEAL

    1

    Arrival at Bagdogra airport and drive to Uttarey. Village visits

    Lunch, Dinner

     

    2

    Trek start from Uttarey (2,320m) to Chiwabhanzyang (3,100m) 6-7 hrs. trek-

     

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    3

    Trek Excursion 5 ½ hrs. - A walk to Phoktey Dara (top of the Chiwabhanzyang) in the wee hours of the morning provides one of the breath taking views of the both mountains of Nepal & Sikkim, Annapurna Range including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse and towering view of massive Kanchendzonga range.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    4

    Trek to Dhoor (3,800m) 6-7 hrs. trek -  traverse through forests,  occasional yak herders hut to a  remote and sheltered hollow below the ridge.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    5

    Trek to Meghuthang (3,900m) 6-7 hrs trek -  spectacular sight of sunrise on both Everest and Kanchendzonga. Trail  winds its way steadily through Rhododendrons forest.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    6

    Trek to Lampokhori (4,300m) 6-7 hrs. trek-   first closer view of the entire Kabru Range dominated by Mt. Pandim (6,691m)

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    7

    Trek to to Gomathang (3,800m) 6-7 hrs. trek -    we climb to our first pass, the Danphey Bhir La at 4,530m.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    8

    Trek to Tyabla/Tikep Chu (3,700m) 6-7 hrs cross  lovely meadow to climb through forests of sweet smelling silver fir and rhododendrons

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    9

    Trek to to Dzongri (4,300m) 6-7 hrs. trek - route joins the regular trail up to the Goecha La.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    10

    Trek to Thangsing (3,930m) 4 - 5 hrs descent down the river Prek. On the way view almost all the ranges above all Mt. Pandim looks beautiful.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    11

    Trek to Lamuney (Samitti Lake) (4,200m) 3-4 hrs. trek -   Just an easy trek  the base of Mt. Pandim. 

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    12

    Climb Goecha La (4,900m) - Green Lake formed right below & view southern face of majestic Kanchendzonga.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    13

    Trek to Tshoka (3,050m) 6-7 hrs. trek

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    14

    Trek to Yuksom (1,780m) 5-6 hrs. trek

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    15

    After Breakfast, to Bagdogra airport.

    Breakfast

    DETAILED ITINERARY

    Day 1: Arrival at Bagdogra Airport/ Drive to Uttarey

    Arrival at Bagdogra Airport & Transfer to Uttrey. Overnight at Uttrey

    Meals : Lunch & Dinner

    Day 2: Uttarey (2,320m) to Chiwabhanzyang (3,100m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    We thread our way up and over the highest reaches of the Singalila Ridge, which forms the border between Sikkim and Nepal. We may meet the occasional Yak herders but they are well beyond permanent settlement. The names given to places around here however exotic it may sound to your ear are basically associated with their purpose, such as high pastures, passes and ridge points. We pass through a rich forest cover, swathes of Rhododendron, open ridges, sacred lakes and remote passes. Our first day takes us to Chiwabhazyang. An easy trail rises gently through rainforest until a final steep ascent for the last couple of hours bring us to the Nepalese border and our first camp. - A walk to PhokteyDara (top of the Chiwabhanzyang) in the wee hours of the morning provides one of the breath taking views of the both mountains of Nepal & Sikkim (360 degree view). Acclimatization here is a must for further ascending trekkers. Overnight stay in tent.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 3: Trek Excursion – 5 ½ Hrs. 

    This is an attractive setting to acquire some essential early acclimatization. A hike to the nearby Singalila peak – PhokteyDara (3,618m) over the border to Nepal and West Bengal i.e. tri- junction area of Sikkim, Nepal and West Bengal will give us valuable accomodisation and 360 degree view of Annapurna Range including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse and towering view of massive Kanchendzonga range. 

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 4: Chiwabhanzyang (3,100m) to Dhoor (3,800m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    A gentle uphill traverse through forests an and then over a more exposed hill side brings us to prayer flags adorning our first pass and views of distant mountains – a taste of what is to come. As we gradually gain height we will appreciate the previous day’s acclimatization. The occasional yak herders hut is the only sign of habitation as we look down far below to the rice fields and cardamom plantations. Our camp is in a remote and sheltered hollow below the ridge.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 5: Dhoor (3,800m) to Meghuthang (3,900m); 6-7 Hrs.Trek

    Rising just before dawn, a five minutes’ walk unto the ridge may reveal the spectacular sight of sunrise on both Everest and Kanchendzonga. Throughout the day we descend and climb, maintaining a steady height, spiralling from one side of the ridge to the other until a rough steep ascent takes us across a pass. Beyond, the trail winds its way steadily through Rhododendrons and past several Hindu shrines where a second easier pass drops down to our camp close to a Shepherd’s summer settlement. Look out the Blue Sheep on the high craggy mountainside.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 6: Meguthaang (3,900m) to Lampokhori (4,300m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    We walk easily on a good trail through woods until we began a steady rise of a broad valley where we catch our first closer view of the entire Kabru Range dominated by Mt. Pandim (6,691m). A further two hours of ascent will get us to our camp with Everest and a host of other Khumbu Giants dominating the distant skyline. An afternoon of rest and acclimatization for the following days foot slogging. 

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 7: Lampokhori (4,300m) to Gomathang (3,800m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    Now we are in high mountain country and the forests lie far below. A little snow underfoot can be expected as we climb to our first pass, the DanpheyBhir La at 4,530m, the Pass of the Pheasant. From here it is possible to see the whole of Sikkim with the view stretching out well into Tibet and Bhutan. A further hours contouring and a small ascent reveals the KagBhir La, (the Pass of the Crow) where we may be lucky enough to get the closest view of the panorama of the Himalayan peaks including Majestic Kanchendzonga. Reluctantly, we then must head down hill making a steep descent to our river side camp Gomathang. 

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 8: Gomathang (3,800m) to Tyabla/tikep Chu (3,700m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    We have our lovely meadow camp to climb through forests of sweet smelling silver fir and rhododendrons. Soon we are in high mountains terrain again. Look out for a brightly coloured Danphey birds (Impeyan Pheasant), which nest in the high crags around the Kamsey La, 4,200m. As we drop down into the meadows of Kokling, we are already looking up at our next pass of 4,300m. , that we reach with a steady ascent of a steep crag to a skyline dominated by the dizzying pinnacles and icy cliffs of Kanchendzonga. Once again we end the day’s hike with a steep descent to our camp-site by the Tikep Chu, which has its source high on the Rathong Mountain (6,679m).

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 9: Tyabla/ Tikep Chu (3,700m) to Dzongri (4,300m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    Today our route joins the regular trail up to the Goecha La. A steady climb through and ancient fir forests, juniper and rhododendrons gradually opens out the summer pastures of Dzongri. Another high camp but we should be well acclimatized by now, probably in contrast to some of the trekkers we meet who could be on day three of their Dzongri trek at 4,300m. A walk to DaflaKhang (Dzongri top) in the wee hours of the morning provides one of the most magnificent views of the mountains and the whole range of the peaks can be seen. Acclimization here is a must for further ascending trekkers. Overnight stay at camp.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 10: Dzongri (4,300m) to Thangsing (3,930m); 4-5 Hrs. Trek

    Trek from Dzongri to Thangsing takes about approximately 4-5 hours after walking through the bushes and hedges. At first, walking in the plane table land after few hours, we rapidly descent down the river Prek. On the way one can view almost all the ranges above all Mt. Pandim looks beautiful. In Thangsing, besides the Govt. huts are all barren, here is no civilization. Overnight stay at camp.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 11: Thangsing(3,930m) to Lamuney (Samitti Lake) (4,200m); 3-4 Hrs. Trek

    Trek from Thangsing to Lamuney takes about approximately 3-4 hours it is just an easy trek through thin vegetation. Overnight stay in a tent. Samitti is basically, in the base of Mt. Pandim because of its close attachment with Mt. Pandim, here a small beautiful lake has emerged. When it gets snowed, the lake with the mountain provides a spectacular unforgettable view. Overnight in tent.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 12: Lamuney (4,200m) to Goecha La (4,900m) and Back to Samitti; 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    Trek from Samitti to Goecha La, back to Samitti takes about 6-7 hours. The trek starts with easy grading. We come across Zemathang which means (sand-plain land). The trail goes through moraines before reaching Goecha La, one can view Green Lake formed right below the path deep down the hill, finally one reaches the second view point from here one can view southern face of majestic Kanchendzonga. Further trek takes you to Yangi Tar to spend one night in this place which is worthwhile. This place is recommendable because it is quite different than other entire trek, but during winter it is not possible due to thick snow which covers the path and makes it difficult to walk.One can also witness the ‘avalanche’ of Mt. Kanchendzonga at this place.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 13: Samitti (4,200m) to Tshoka (3,050m); 6-7 Hrs. Trek

    Start retracing steps towards Thangsing will take about couple of hours or so. From Thagsing / Lamuney follow the trail to Kokchurung (3,800m) which is a good camping site. Continue descending towards Tshoka by going through a bye pass route directly to Tshoka. Overnight stay at camp.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 14: Tshoka(3,050m) to Yuksom (1,780m); 5-6 Hrs. Trek

    Retrace steps towards Yuksom on the final day of the trek. The going is easier as the path is mainly downhill. Overnight stay at guest house.

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Day 15: After Breakfast, Transfer from Yuksom to Bagdogra Airport. 

    End of your Journery.

    Meals : Breakfast Only

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