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Taj to Varanasi - Encounters Travel
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Starts
New Delhi
+8 Destinations
Northern India
Ends
New Delhi
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Highlights

Start and end in New Delhi! With the discovery tour Taj to Varanasi, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 7 other destinations in India. Taj to Varanasi includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus

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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Welcome to Delhi
  • Day 2: Exploring Delhi and a street food experience
  • Day 3: Goodbye Delhi, Hello Jaipur. Optional activity available
  • Day 4: Exploring Jaipur. Optional activity available
  • Day 5: :A visit to the Tordi Village. Optional activities available
  • Day 6: Birdwatching in the Keoladeo National Park and a visit to the world’s largest stepwell
  • Day 7: The magnificent Taj Mahal. Optional activity available
  • Day 8: Sunrise at the Taj Mahal
  • Day 9: Exploring the villages of Varanasi
  • Day 10: boat trip on the Ganges and a Hindu cooking lesson
  • Day 11: Free day in Delhi. Flights and transfers included
  • Day 12: Free time in Delhi. Airport transfer included

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • January 1, 2017

      Is this tour guaranteed to depart?

      It requires a minimum of 2 persons to operate a departure. We don't currently have any guaranteed departures for this trip based on minimum 2 travellers.

    • January 1, 2017

      Is there A/C on the sleeper train?

      The train Delhi to Varanasi is an A/C train, yes. AC 2-Tier Sleeper is open plan style with 4 berths (lower and upper) similar to the AC First Class, but with curtains separating beds from the corridor. It is comfortable and seats are convertible into bunks for night use. The arrangements of 6 beds are 4 on one side of the common corridor and 2 on the other side against the wall. The latter have their own individual curtain around each bed. There are 4 toilets per coach, 2 at each end, one Indian is style and one western style.

    • January 1, 2017

      Will we be able to buy some food for the train journey?

      Yes, you will have a shopping opportunity in Delhi to buy snacks for the train ride.

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      About the countries

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      Vaccinations

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      Typhoid
      Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Hepatitis A
      Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Cholera
      Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Tuberculosis
      Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      Hepatitis B
      Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      Yellow fever
      Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      Japanese B encephalitis
      Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.

      Policies

      Location
      Start and end in New Delhi.
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      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 December 2017 the full payment of $1,530 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1530 for Taj to Varanasi, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
      Availability
      Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 2,266 km.
      • New Delhi (India)
      • 179 km
      • Agra (India)
      • 36 km
      • Fatehpur Sikri (India)
      • 166 km
      • Ranthambore National Park (India)
      • 123 km
      • Jaipur (India)
      • 238 km
      • New Delhi (India)
      • 679 km
      • Varanasi (India)
      • 312 km
      • Khajuraho (India)
      • 144 km
      • Orchha (India)
      • 389 km
      • New Delhi (India)

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