Mich Immelman

I am a specialist tour operator with Curious Journeys. We operate from South Africa. With the assistance of my partners in India and Asia, I offer fully inclusive group tours, private tours and tailor-made services

My specialist destinations are: India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar

Whether it is a first visit to a region or a return visit to explore the area in greater depth, I will put together the perfect tour for the traveler

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$2,580USD

double occupancy pp

Cost On Request

single supplement

Things Included

  • Accommodation - twin room sharing

  • Breakfast included

  • Ranthambore breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • All taxes in India

  • Local guides as per program

  • Breakfast and dinner

  • Air Conditions vehicle for duration of journey

  • Car Type - Deluxe Innova

  • Mohabbat the taj show in Agra

  • 3 Canter Jeep Safari in Ranthambore

  • Camel ride in Khimsar dunes

  • Entrance tickets to monuments

  • Train ticket Delhi to Agra (Excutive chair car)

  • Train ticket Bharatpur to Sawai Madhopur (2 tier AC)

Things Excluded

  • International airfare

  • Internal flights - suggest budget approximately $90 for Jodhpur-Delhi flight (costs fluctuate, so unable to quote a set cost)

  • Personal expenses

  • Travel & Medical Insurance

  • Lunch and dinner

  • Mineral water or aerated drinks

  • Alcoholic drinks and soft drinks

  • Tips for guide, hotel staff and driver (according to your discretion)

  • Photography and video shooting charges

  • Any optional services or highlights

Electricity and Plug Standards

  • In India the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D and M

  • The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz

Dress / Equipment

  • Light cotton clothing

  • Light wind breakers for the cool evenings

  • Ladies should dress conservatively, cover shoulders, ankels

  • Suggestion to bring along a shawl for cover the head in temples and mosques

  • Comfortable shoes

  • Medication for nausea and tummy bugs

  • Hand sanitizers or wipes

Currency

  •  Indian Rupee

Special Notes

  • Hotel Check-In 14h00. Check-out time 12h00.

  • All road timings between cities are approximate and can differ due to traffic conditions, weather conditions or any other situation beyond our control

  • Room category listed in the cost is only a regular room

  • If you need a higher grade, you can requests this. Please advise at the time of making the decision because after the reservation it is difficult to change

Hotels/Similar

Delhi

  • Haveli Hauz Khas

Agra

  • Awtar Mansion - Colonial Style Homestay

Ranthambore

  • Tiger Den Resort Village

Jaipur

  • Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel

Pushkar

  • Inn Seventh Heaven - A Haveli Hotel

Khimsar

  • Khimsar Fort

Khimsar

  • Khimsar Dunes

Jodhpur

  • Ratan Villas

Rajasthan, India

For Jane & Mom - Mar 2020

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Delhi

Today Arrive Delhi Airport (Welcome) & Transfer to Hotel, rest of the day free with Car & Driver 

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 2

Delhi Full Day City Tour

After Breakfast The first of your India tours to explore both Old and New Delhi. Delhi is an international metropolis with excellent tourist spots, recreational facilities, and a history that goes back to antiquity. A remarkable feature of the city is the extent of greenery all over. Delhi is also a dream city for visitors looking for items of handicrafts, not only the rich artistic crafts of its own craftsmen but also of craftsmen from all over the country. 
Delhi offers a multitude of interesting places and attractions to the visitor, so much so that it becomes difficult to decide from where to begin exploring the city. In Old Delhi, you’ll come across many mosques, forts, and other monuments that depict India’s Muslim history. The important places in Old Delhi includes Red Fort a photo Stop,  Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk the typical Indian market always abuzz with activity. 

Delhi Gate, proceed to New Delhi, on the other hand, is a modern city designed by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. Rashtrapati Bhawan photo stop, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Lotus Bahai Temple.

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 3

Delhi to Agra - Train (Executive Chair Car)

After breakfast check out from Hotel & Transfer to Delhi Railway station for Train to Agra. Arrive Agra & Transfer to Hotel. 

Afternoon Agra walking tour - local food experience

Get to know Agra the local way, by exploring the city's hidden laneways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets. Get a taste of Panchi Peta, the famous sweet of Agra. Hop onto a cycle rickshaw and learn about Hindu families and their customs. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Finish it all up with the spectacular sight of the Taj Mahal from a secret spot.

Evening Mobabbat Taj Show

Expression of Love ... The Sanskritik Natyashala present "Mohabbat-the-Taj" - a series of play depicting the saga of love. The true and immortal love of Shajahan for Mumtaz, his beautiful wife; the lavish lifestyle of mural era; emaculate hardship of the artisans for 22 years that created the most precious specimen of craftsmanship. The effort to hold up wit cultural and historical legacy of India is worth a glance. 

Overnight in Agra

Day 4

Agra Guided Tour (NB. Friday Taj Mahal is Closed)

After breakfast check out from Hotel & Proceed onto the main Attraction of Agra Taj Mahal….The Taj Mahal, the world-renowned monument to love “wonder of the world” beautifully crafted with white marble world famous is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, that was built under Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife in 1630 to enshrine her mortal remains. Taj is known for the finest example of Mughal architecture with a style that combines elements from Turskish, Islamic and Persian

Visit the Marbel Crafts Emporium a spectacular chance to see the marbel works visitors can also view tiny Taj Mahal collectibles replete with marble inlay are found as memorable souvenirs

Then we proceed to view one of the most spectacular Forts of the Mughal Heritage  Agra Fort Agra Fort is an Unesco World Heritage site built alongside the Yamuna river located in Agra. It is stretches about 2.5 kms. Agra fort one of the important fort in India. It is also known as Lal Qila, and Agra Fort. Akbar chose this city on the bank of River Yamuna as his capital and proceeded to build a strong citadel for the purpose. Eemperor Shah Jahan, had built the Taj, was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb in the Agra Fort where he had a view on the building erected for his deceased wife. It took 8 yeas and huge amount of money to complete its construction. Agra Fort in Agra contains beautiful mosques - Nagina Masjid, Meena Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Khas Mahal and Meena Bazar. Visit to Sadar Bazaar, Sikandra, Methab Gardens & Sheroes Hangout

Overnight in Agra

Day 5

Agra to Bharatpur Railway Station for Train to Ranthambore (train 2 tier AC)

Check out from Hotel and transfer to Bharatpur railways station for train to Ranthambore. Transfer to hotel in Ranthambore

Overnight Ranthambore

Day 6

Ranthambore

Morning and evening canter jeep safari

Overnight Ranthambore

Day 7

Ranthambore to Jaipur (180kms - 4hrs)

Early morning enjoy Jeep Safari and back to Hotel have Breakfast & check out from Hotel & Transfer to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & Transfer to Hotel.

Overnight in Jaipur

Day 8

Jaipur Guided Tour

After breakfast at the hotel proceed for the guided tour 

Jaipur Offers a plethora of touristic attractions to the traveller. The City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum with its large collection of woodwork, jewellery, costumes, brassware, and pottery. Another monument near the City Palace, Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, is perhaps the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a grand view of the city down below. Other attractions include the Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, and Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh. Elephant Ride.

Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 9

Jaipur

Free Day. Activities at your leisure

Overnight in Jaipur

Day 10

 

Jaipur to Pushkar (130kms - 2hrs)

Today morning after breakfast check out from Hotel & Transfer to Pushkar. Arrive Pushkar & Transfer to Hotel. 

Overnight in Pushkar

Day 11

Pushkar Guided Tour

Today morning after breakfast, Pushkar is a large accumulation of attractions. Besides some picturesque sites, there are more than 400 temples here that attract tourists towards this place every year. Some of the holy places that you should make a point to visit while in Pushkar are the Brahma Temple, Gau Ghat, Nag Hill, Markendeya Rishi Ashram, Pap Mochini Temple, Agastya Muni Ashram and Gaya Kund. Besides, the picturesque lake, the Savitri Temple, and the Pushkar Bazaar are also worth a visit.

Overnight in Pushkar

Day 12

Pushkar to Khimsar (175kms - 3hrs)

Today morning after breakfast check out from Hotel & Transfer to Khimsar. Arrive Khimsar & check in to Khimsar fort.

Overnight in Khimsar Fort

Day 13

Khimsar Fort to Khimsar Dunes

Khimsar Dunes village nestles amidst sand dunes that seem to roll into eternity. Fortunately, access is only by jeep, camel or horseback. Rustic in appearance, in consonance with the surroundings, these luxurious huts have been deliberately designed to be eco-friendly. Go savour the tranquility of the Thar desert in all its majesty! The mini-lake that appears out of nowhere seems to be just a mirage.

Take in a golden sunrise or a colourful sunset amidst golden sands- even as you sip your cuppa! Down a sundowner, followed by a meal around a bonfire - as millions of stars blink benevolently down at you

Overnight in Khimsar Fort Dunes

Day 14

Khimsar to Jodphur (100kms - 2.5hrs)

After breakfast check out from Hotel & Transfer to Jodhpur

Enroute visit Mandore Gardens

Arrive Jodhpur & Transfer to Hotel and enjoy free time in the evening

Overnight in Jodhpur

Day 15

Jodhpur​ Guided Tour

After breakfast Enjoy the Tour of Jodhpur, The forts and palaces in the city are the major source of attraction in the city. Exploring the forts gives you a feel of the times when the Rajput might was at its peak. The gates and the walls of the forts speak of the battles they have witnessed. One needs to spend enough time with these historical monuments to fully grasp the grandeur of the Rajput era. Some of the major attractions around Jodhpur are Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan, Mandore Gardens, the Government Museum and Zoo, Old Fort Museum & Balsamand Lake & Gardens.

Overnight in Jodhpur

Day 16

Flight from Jodhpur to Delhi

Today morning after breakfast check out from Hotel & Transfer to Jodhpur Airport for Flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi & Transfer to International terminal for onward destination.

End of tour with sweet memories

On this journey you will visit Delhi and enjoy a full day guided city tour. Agra has the magnificent Taj Mahal which you will see at sunset and sunrise - both totally different experiences. A visit to Bharatpur to board a train to Ranthambore. Take game drives in the national park to find the tigers of Ranthambore. En route to Jaipur you will stop over to see Chand Baori one of the biggest and deepest step wells in India. In Jaipur visit the Amber Fort, the Observatory, City Palace, Place of Winds and also take a hot air balloon over the city if you wish. Pushkar has temples and the Ghat and many other sights which you can explore on your own. A stopover in Khimsar to stay in the fort and to stay at the Dunes. Then off to Jodphur. The Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Fort is a must see in Jodphur.

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