Rajasthan experience vacation

A two week small group vacation in Rajastan, staying in a wonderful mix of heritage hotels plus one night camping in the Thar Desert.
New Delhi Agra Taj Mahal Jaipur Mandawa in Shekhawati region Bikaner Jaisalmer Thar Desert Desert camel safari and camping Jodhpur Uidapur
Price
US $2450US $1912ToUS $2780excluding flights
Duration
15 Days
Type
Small group
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Single supplement $570.
Offers
Up to US $630 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 26 Sep, 03 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 31 Oct, 07 Nov, 14 Nov
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US $2450US $1912ToUS $2780excluding flights
Single supplement $570.
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India Golden Triangle
Indiaís Golden Triangle refers to three prestigious points in Northern India: New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, which do indeed form a triangle on the map. ...
Rajasthan
Some people say that Rajasthan is like walking onto a movie set. It is, in fact, like walking into a giant movie studio, with lots of different themes...

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Obviously the sight of the Taj Mahal will stay with me forever but I really enjoyed the horseriding at Castle Bijaipur.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


If you are there over Christmas/New Year make sure you have enough warm clothes!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Yes. We were very much involved with the local people on a daily basis. I did enjoy the interaction.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Most enjoyable. It was good to be based in one place for a reasonable length of time to get to know the local environment and people instead of moving on nearly every day.

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Itís not only the humans in India that need support. Our Company is constantly monitoring the manner in which the elephants at Amber Palace in Jaipur are treated. With the help of a local organisation, Help in Suffering, and the information gathered from our leaders and passengers, we have decided to not include the elephant ride up to the palace due to the inhumane manner in which these animals are maintained. On the Agra-Jaipur highway, there are numerous sloth bears being used to entertain tourists and they are badly abused and beaten. Through our Foundation, we support the efforts of an organisation called Wildlife SOS in their setting up a sanctuary to care for these tortured bears. In voluntarily giving up the bears to the project, the owners are re-educated and re-skilled and are compensated with motorized rickshaws or welding tools.

At the end of our journey travelers may donate any unwanted clothing, medicines and bandages, which are distributed to a group called Goonj. This organisation is a nationwide movement that provides help to remote villages in Assam, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Uttaranchal and wherever the demand arises or disaster forces people to look for support.

People

One of the major organisations we support in India is Deepalaya. Through Deepalaya, our Company are currently sponsoring a number of children in the slums of South Delhi to complete their schooling, an opportunity they would otherwise not be able to afford. Since 1990, the support of this organisation has enabled thousands of children to receive quality education and become professionally qualified in such jobs as teachers and technicians.

In a country where so many ethnic communities live together, itís important to respect individual religious beliefs. Our Company wants to promote this understanding through insight into religious and cultural practices. Our leaders will take you into temples, mosques, shrines and gurudwaras where appropriate, and are able to teach the group about the etiquette and customs specific to the place visited, enabling a deeper understanding for the group of the communities and cultures encountered in India.

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