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Indian Getaway - Intrepid Travel
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Jillian "Hi, my husband and I just did a fabulous 11 day India Getaway tour (March 14th to 24th). Soooo awesome. Our guide, Mahindra, was wonderful. 15/10 if I had to score him. We did laughter yoga each morning which was so great. A great laugh to start the day with our Intrepid family. 'Mahi' was so knowledgable, friendly, accommodating and friendly. The tour itself was fabulous. Every day blew our minds..."
Excellent
12 reviews
Starts
New Delhi
+3 Destinations
Northern India
Ends
New Delhi
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Highlights

  • Enjoy a sunset on the Ganges
  • Admire the mighty Taj Mahal
  • Get lost in the pink city of Jaipur
  • Barter for rare items at Tordi Garh
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Physical Rating
Active
Start and end in New Delhi! With the discovery tour Indian Getaway, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 3 other destinations in India. Indian Getaway is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Indian Getaway reviewer 1
    Written on April 19, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Was a great trip the guide Karni went above and beyond expectations!!!
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  • Indian Getaway reviewer 2
    Written on March 23, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Another great tour from Intrepid and you do get the Real Life Experience from the tours that they do
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi David, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we’re delighted to hear that you had such a great experience in India. Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon... where to next? Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • MB
    Written on January 21, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    I had no expectation and we had an amazing guide, the accommodation was ok, hotels were cold and hot water was an issue, train delay was 10 hours and then another 10 extra on the train due to weather and being delayed, we lost two days of the tour due to train delay, the sites we saw were amazing
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  • BL
    Written on January 14, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    The trip was good and what I expected, except for some big train delays. The tour guide, Yaddo, was excellent.
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  • Indian Getaway reviewer 5
    Written on December 28, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    I loved this trip! The tour guide Jetu was wonderful...he was knowledgeable, (introduced us to places, people and experiences we would probably not have seen/done with a "non-insider") I always felt safe with him even in the midsts of the madness of Delhi, he resolved the (small) problems I had quickly and efficiently, he was patient, friendly and professional.i loved the "local" experiences we had with him (the temple lunch and visit to village "in the sticks") and also liked being able to buy a few things from craftsmen but with him at our side which meant I didn't feel hassled and knew we were being treated well. The only reason I put "good" and not "excellent" was due to the accomodation which for India was FINE (you can't expect to much!) But can't be described as "excellent". I did however feel warm (I was there in December) and safe and the service was good.some were noisy, but India IS noisy - but nothing a good pair of earplugs couldn't resolve! The bed linen and toilets/rooms were clean, the windows always dirty - I don't know why! The group of people I travelled with were really nice too - but I guess that is luck of the draw. I feel very satisfied and am happy I chose Intrepid, will be travelling with them again in the future.
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  • AB
    Written on December 15, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fabulous tour ! great accommodation especially for a basix tour. loved every minute of it especially overnight stay in Tordi Garth ! Could not ask for better, the others in the group and guide made the tour. Danesh really went above and beyond for everyone on the tour to make sure everyone had a memorable time. He provided lots of information, history and guidance and organised activities specific to our needs. Danesh is the best !
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  • R
    Written on October 28, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Indian Getaway was everything I had hoped for and more. The accommodations fit our needs perfectly and the transportation to and from were well arranged. The activities were plentiful, and there were many (optional) activities to do if you’re like me and don’t need much of a break in between things. I think we lucked out and got Intrepid’s best group leader (in my opinion) Guarang who went out of his way to make sure we were always safe and comfortable (literally jumped out in crazy Indian traffic so we can cross the street safely). Overall 10/10 would definitely do it again!
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  • Indian Getaway reviewer 8
    Written on August 30, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    Transportation and accommodation being set up made the tour worth it, but everything else was extremely average. The "optional" activities weren't very optional and many included activities felt very rushed. I don't have other group tours to compare it to, but I don't think I would do another one based on my experience.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Dear Ali, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We were disappointed to read that you didn’t feel the trip met your expectations. We would love an opportunity to more fully understand your experience as feedback from our passengers is essential towards improving all that we do. Please feel free to contact our Customer Relations team who will be happy to further address your concerns: customerrelations@intrepidtravel.com. Thanks again and we look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards, Intrepid Travel
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  • EB
    Written on June 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip with a lot packed in to your time.
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  • JS
    Written on March 30, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Hi, my husband and I just did a fabulous 11 day India Getaway tour (March 14th to 24th). Soooo awesome. Our guide, Mahindra, was wonderful. 15/10 if I had to score him. We did laughter yoga each morning which was so great. A great laugh to start the day with our Intrepid family. 'Mahi' was so knowledgable, friendly, accommodating and friendly. The tour itself was fabulous. Every day blew our minds. Street food was delicious and the culture and colours amazing. Highlight for us was our visit to Varanasi and The Taj Mahal. Sleeper trains were fun as was the Tuk Tuks and busses. Could not praise Intrepid any higher...it really was amazing. Big thanks to Mahi for being the best guide ever.
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  6. Day 6: Agra
  7. Day 7: Tordi Garh
  8. Day 8: Jaipur
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    • February 1, 2017

      Does this tour go to the Taj Mahal?

      Yes, this tour includes the Taj Mahal tour.

    • November 1, 2016

      I will be travelling from Europe, so I guess there is an option to meet the group in Delhi, right?

      This is a land-only tour package which begins and ends in New Delhi, so it is your responsibility to get to and from India back home.

    • October 1, 2016

      What is the age limit of this tour?

      This tour does not have age limit.

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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,676 km.
    • New Delhi (India)
    • 679 km
    • Varanasi (India)
    • 537 km
    • Agra (India)
    • 222 km
    • Jaipur (India)
    • 238 km
    • New Delhi (India)

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