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Exclusive India

Exclusive India

Highlights

This journey combines the ancient sites and experiences of rural life in tiny Chanderi, explore countryside of Orchha, Marvel at Kama Sutra carvings, Experience sailing on the sacred river Ganges, Track wildlife in Panna National Park and Experience ancient spirituality in Varanasi.

ROUTE :

12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS

Delhi - Agra - Orcha - Khajuraho - Panna National Park - Satna - Allahabad -Sitamarhi - Sindra Island - Varanasi - Delhi

DAYS 1-2 DELHI

Arrival at Delhi airport and included transfer to your hotel. You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting with your tour leader. Delhi known locally as 'Dilli' incessantly buzzes with life, and a remarkable contrast exists between the historic Old City and the wide avenues of New Delhi. Visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat and India Gate.

DAY 3 AGRA

Arrive Agra by Private Car en route visit Sikandra Fort - Tomb of Akbar. On arrival transfer to hotel. Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map, with three heritage monuments - Fatehpur Sikri, Red Fort and Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world! Visit heritage monuments.

DAY 4 ORCHHA

Board train for Jhansi, arrive and transfer to Orccha. The town was the seat of an eponymous former princely state of central India, in theBundelkhand region. Visit Chanderi - Home of ancient Hindu and Jain temple ruins, fragments, statues, and idols in modern and medieval temples. Overnight stay at Hotel.

DAY 5 KHAJURAHO

Proceed to Khajuraho by Private Car. One of the most popular tourist destinations in India, Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculpture. Visit Western group of Temples and enjoy sound and light show. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAYS 6 - 7 PANNA NATIONAL PARK

Post breakfast depart for Panna National Park in Private Car, enjoy morning and afternoon game drive in shared Jeep. The park is inhabited with Tigers, Leopard, Wolf, the cheetal and host of lesser fauna. Overnight stay at hotel / resort.

DAY 8 PRAYAGRAJ

Transfer to Satna Railway Station to board train for Prayagraj . Arrive and transfer to hotel for overnight Stay.

DAY 9 VINDHYACHAL

Depart for Vindhyachal by Private Car, arrive and start sailing down the Ganges River by boat to the town of Vindhyachal - a Hindu pilgrimage site. Overnight stay at Camps

DAY 10 CHUNAR

Post breakfast start sailing down the River with visit of Devi Temple en route visit Mirzapur - the city surrounded by hills and famous for its artwork and craftsmanship. Arrive Chunar Island. Later visit Chunargarh Fort and Ramgarh Fort. Overnight stay at Camps

DAY 11 VARANASI

Breakfast at Campsite and thereafter start sailing for Varanasi. Varanasi is a city situated on bank of the River Ganga (Ganges) and is regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains, and is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. Overnight stay at hotel

DAY 12 DELHI

Post breakfast depart for excursion trip to Sarnath and Chaukhandi Stupa. Later in time transfer to Airport to board flight for Delhi. Later day free to unwind and relax.

DAY 13 DELHI - DEPART

Post breakfast at hotel visit Akshardham Temple: arguably one of the most beautiful temples of India. In time transfer to International Airport to board flight for onward destination

COST OF PACKAGES

COST OF PACKAGE: SILVER
Individual Tour Prices starting from £1,390 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £1,315 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Delhi White House / Regent Continental / Similar
Agra Utkarsh Vilas / Yamuna View / Similar
Orchha Betwa Resort / Amar Mahal / Similar
Khajuraho Usha Bundela / Green Wood / Similar
Panna National Park Jewel of Jungle Resort / Similar
Allahabad Kanha Shyam /Similar
Vindhyachal Camps
Sindra Island Camps
Varanasi Meraden Grand / Ok International / Similar
COST OF PACKAGE: GOLD
Individual Tour Prices starting from £1,750 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £1,720 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Delhi Mapple Emerald / Ferns / Country Inn and Suites (Gurgaon) 
Agra ClarksShiraz/Marina/ Similar 
Orchha Orchha Resort / Similar 
Khajuraho Clarks/ Similar 
Panna National Park Ken River Lodge /Similar 
Allahabad Kanha Shyam /Similar
Vindhyachal Camps
Sindra Island Camps
Varanasi Clarks / Hindustan International / Similar 
COST OF PACKAGE: PLATINUM
Individual Tour Prices starting from £2,634 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £2,540 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Delhi Crowne Plaza Surya / The Grand / The Metropolitan / Similar
Agra Jaypee Palace/ ITC Mughal /Similar
Orchha Orchha Resort / Similar
Khajuraho Radisson / Ramada / Similar
Panna National Park Ken River Lodge / Similar
Allahabad Kanha Shyam / Similar
Vindhyachal Camps
Sindra Island Camps
Varanasi Radisson / Ramada / Similar


*Optional:Return International flight tickets from UK to Delhi/Mumbai can be included at an additional price



ABOVE QUOTATION INCLUDES:

Accommodationbased on double occupancy for total of 12 nights.
- 12 Buffet Breakfast / 04 Lunches/ 04 Dinners (All meals can be included at extra cost).
- Services of Local English Speaking Guide at all the locations (Incase of a group there shall be accompanying English speaking guide provided except in Panna National Park and during the sail down the Ganges).
- Domestic flight from Varanasi to Delhi (in economy class).
- Train ride inAir conditioned coaches from Agra to Jhansi and Satna to Allahabad.
- 02 Safaris at Panna National Park in Shared Jeep.
- Rickshaw Ride at Varanasi.
- All arrival/ departure transfers & road transport services are in Air conditioned chauffer driven private car/ coach.
- Assistance on arrival and departure in India by Epic India representative.
- 01 bottle of mineral water per person each day (except when in National Park).
- Traditional welcome atDelhi Airport upon arrival.
- Monument Entrance Charges as per the itinerary (for single visit only).

ENTRANCE INCLUDED :

Delhi:
Qutub Minar Humayun’s Tomb Akshardham
Agra:
Taj Mahal Agra Fort Sikandra Fort
Orchha:
Chanderi Caves
Khajuraho:
Sound and Light Show Western and Eastern Group of Temples  
Mirzapur:
Chunar Fort
Varanasi:
Sarnath Ramgarh Fort  

ABOVE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

- International Flights, Airport Tax, Travel insurance charges and Visa fees.
- Tips for Driver, Hotel Staff, Escorts & Guide etc.
- Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, telephone calls and porterage etc.
- Liabilities due to loss of baggage, accident, injury or medical needs.
- Liabilities due to flight cancellation, and any extra cost involved due to transhipment occurring due to road blocks etc.
- Other personal expenses.
- Any other services not mentioned above.
- Costs of camera tickets are not included in any of our tours.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- The cost has been calculated on the basis of existing tariffs/conditions and any charge in cost or modification in tax structure will oblige us to revise the same.
- Taj Mahal is closed on Friday, LotusTemple is closed on Monday.
- Between 1 July and 30 September each year the Panna National Park is closed.
- The cost has been calculated on the basis of base category of rooms andincase of non availability of same, supplement as applicable for higher category of room would be extra.
- Additional Lunch and Dinner (excluding drinks) if opted shall be provided in City Restaurants.
- Check-In, Check-out time in Hotels is 12 noon.
- Best Time to travel – October to March.
- All reservations will be subject to availability of accommodation / air seats.
- This document is a proposal of itinerary / quotation and not a confirmation of booking.

EPIC INDIA DIFFERNCE :

  • Comprehensive pre-departure kit for each destination visited containing detailed and up-to-date information on the local climate, suggested dress, tipping, cultural differences, visa requirements, shopping and a brief history of your destination.
  • Full documentation including copies of your final itinerary
  • Complimentary pass to selected Airport VIP lounges and complimentary to- fro car transfers to UK international airport (when you book international flights with our Platinum package)
  • 24 hour emergency assistance and access to emergency numbers.
  • The best guides, drivers and vehicles throughout touring.
  • Quality control across every aspect of the trip – nothing is left to chance.

TAILOR-MADE ALTERATIONS :

  • You are welcome to suggest changes or alterations such as a more relaxed tour with fewer activities or additional nights at places that may interest you.
  • Tell us about any special interests and we will incorporate them in to your tour schedule.
  • To design you own tour visit our tailor made section

Before booking please refer to our Terms and conditions, FAQ's and Before You Travel section for useful tips and advice

A reminder that you're travelling to India and that although we try to stick to the above itinerary it is subject to change at short notice. Remember to pack your patience and sense of humour!