Yolo - Unforgettable glory

  • Yolo
  • Veranstalter: Yolo
  • Angebotsnummer: 191565
  • Reisedauer: 15 Tage
  • Reise Land: Indien
  • Termine: 71 Termine im Zeitraum vom
    02.01.2022 - 15.11.2022
  • Teilnehmerzahl: min. 1 max. 12
  • ab € 1.259
  • zur Buchungsanfrage
Rajasthan, das Indien der Maharadschas, als Edelsteine das bevorzugte Baumaterial waren, führt an die Grenze dessen, was die Fantasie zulässt. Es macht sprachlos und berührt die Seele ganz tief. Ob du von den Abenteuern dieser Reise jemals ganz zurückkommst, ist keineswegs sicher. Aber du solltest es bei deiner Buchung in Betracht ziehen.

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Tag 1 Arrival in Delhi
Namaste! Welcome to India. If you have the day free, joining one of our Urban Adventures is a great introduction to the city. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you’re going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We’ll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader. After the meeting, head out for your first optional dinner together with your group.

Tag 2 Delhi
In the morning, navigate the city’s metro system to discover Old Delhi on a walking tour. Hitch a ride on a traditional cycle rickshaw through a typical Indian traffic jam in the streets around the Chandni Chowk marketplace. Visit Delhi’s oldest mosque of Jama Masjid, which is also India’s largest. Escape from the frenetic pace of the city streets by ducking into a Sikh temple, Sheeshganj Gurudwara, to observe the spiritual side of this bustling metropolis. The communal kitchen welcomes all, and there’s a chance to have a simple meal here together. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the sights of Delhi. Included activities: - Leader-led Old Delhi walking & rickshaw tour - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple) - Jama Masjid

Tag 3 Delhi to Agra
Travel to Agra by one of India’s express air-conditioned trains. Steeped in Mughal heritage, Agra has a wealth of gardens, temples, and open rooftops. Visit the Taj Mahal and learn why Emperor Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz. Buzz around Agra in a motorised rickshaw and explore inside the spectacular sandstone walls of the Red Fort, built to encompass the imperial city of the Mughal rulers in the 16th century. If you have time, move on to Akbar’s Mausoleum to honour the great emperor. For a meal that makes a difference while in Agra, consider visiting Sheroes Hangout, a remarkable social enterprise that supports survivors of acid attacks. Included activities: - Taj Mahal - Agra Fort - Red Fort guided tour

Tag 4 Agra to Madhogarh
Take a local bus to Bassi, a small town in the middle of rural Rajasthan. Then travel by private transport to your accommodation for the night in Madhogarh. On a walk through the village, see craftspeople at work and meet some of our local friends. In the evening, stay in the beautiful heritage property of Fort Madhogarh, which has belonged to one of Rajasthan’s royal families for centuries. Included activities: - Village walk - Madhogarh - Dinner at Fort Madhogarh

Tag 5 Madogarh to Jaipur
Travel on by private vehicle to Jaipur. On arrival, take a walk around the »Pink City« of Jaipur. Get among the crowds of the city’s bazaars to shop for artisan goods and semi-precious stones. Set on a hilltop overlooking Maota Lake, visit the Amber Fort, an excellent example of Rajput architecture. The Sheesh Mahal inside the fort is a must-see. As the walls are completely covered in little mirrors, the hall illuminates with the light of a single match. After the tour, you’ll have further free time to spend as you wish. Included activities: - Amber Fort - Leader-led walking and market tour

Tag 6 Jaipur
Today is a full free day that you can jam pack with experiences of your choice. This morning, you could take an optional hot air balloon ride. Floating across the skyline of Jaipur in a hot air balloon is a highlight of the trip for many travellers. Jump on a rickshaw to Hawa Mahal, also known as the »Palace of the Winds«. Alternatively, head to Jaipur’s Royal City Palace or the observatory of Jantar Mantar to see a collection of intriguing astronomical instruments. After a long day of exploration, perhaps head to the Raj Mandir Cinema to experience a Bollywood film.

Tag 7 Ranthambore National Park
Continuing on from Jaipur by private vehicle, head to Ranthambhore. Ranthambhore National Park was once a famous hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur and was one of the original Project Tiger reserves. Explore the ruins of the park’s 10th-century fort, and in the evening take a 4WD safari in search of tigers and other wildlife, such as hyenas, jackals, deer, langurs, marsh crocodiles, wild boars and birds. Included activities: - Evening safari in Ranthambore National Park

Tag 8 Ranthambore to Bundi
Next, travel to Bundi by private vehicle. Navigate Bundi’s narrow streets on an insightful walking tour, including wandering through the downtown market. Stop in at Bundi’s intriguing and intricate step wells (baori), an architectural marvel, and once the source of water for the town. Check out the 16th-century Bundi Palace with its famous murals before checking into our next heritage stay for the night. Included activities: - Bundi Stepwell - Bundi Palace

Tag 9 Paangarh Lake
Take off from Bundi and take a local train to Bassi. Cross the Chittorgarh countryside to Paangarh Lake. Enjoy the view out to the 15th-century fort and unwind with a cup of chai while watching the sunset over the lake. You’ll spend tonight in a beautiful permanent tented camp, right on the lakeshore - a truly relaxing experience away from the chaos of India’s cities.

Tag 10 Bijaipur
This morning we drive in an open-top jeep out into the countryside past tranquil villages. You might be lucky enough to spot some native wildlife as we drive through the region. Meet some villagers and maybe even get a henna tattoo - a temporary but very traditional souvenir. Arrive at our next heritage stay and enjoy a meal of authentic local specialties. Included activities: - Leader-led village tour

Tag 11 Udaipur
Depart the heritage stay and begin your next journey by private vehicle takes us to Udaipur. Take in the city’s hills, lakes, and white marble palaces, or delve into its twisting alleys and bazaars filled with silver, leather goods, and miniature paintings. A popular centre for artists, dancers, and musicians, there’s plenty to entertain you here. After a city walk with your leader, the rest of your day is free. Included activities: - Leader-led walking tour

Tag 12 Udaipur
Visit Udaipur’s City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India. Some suggestions for your free time after the tour include an optional boat ride on the picturesque Lake Pichola (seasonal) to marvel at the island palaces off Jag Nivas and Jag Mandir and seeing a cultural performance that combines seven traditional Rajasthani folk dances in the evening. Included activities: - City Palace

Tag 13 Udaipur to Pushkar
Take an air-conditioned train to Ajmer and then a private vehicle to your hotel in Pushkar, a place synonymous with Rajasthan. Enjoy a walking tour to visit the bustling ghats and temples around Pushkar Lake and watch as the devout worship by the holy waters and at the Brahma Temple. At lunchtime, share a meal with a local family and learn about their life living in this desert city. The rest of the day is free for you to explore further. Included activities: - Leader-led walking tour in Pushkar - Home-cooked lunch

Tag 14 Pushkar to Delhi
Early risers can hike up to the Savitri Temple for amazing sunrise views over the town this morning. Board the Shatabdi Express train, departing Ajmer around 14:00 o’clock for the trip back to Delhi, arriving at around 22:40 o’lcock. Transfer to the hotel for your final night of the trip.

Tag 15 Delhi and departure
There are no activities planned for the final day and you’re able to depart the accommodation after 5:00 o’clock in the morning.
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