This package is available from Rs. 32,945 price per person on twin sharing. Price is valid until March 2013.
Delhi – Agra – Corbett
On this exciting north India tour you will visit Delhi, Agra and Corbett giving you the opportunity to see some of India’s most beautiful highlights. From a visit to the iconic Taj Mahal to tiger spotting in the breathtaking Corbett National Park your trip will provide you with unique photo opportunities and the chance to experience real India. See an interactive route map.
Day One: Delhi
On your arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to the Banyan Tree homestay where you will enjoy the warm hospitality of your host Mamta Sharma. The homestay is an oasis of calm with the whole city bustling close by. Suggested activities for the day include discovering the Indian art of Henna application*, participating in an Indian cooking class* or shopping in the local art and craft shops**.
Day Two: Delhi
Spend your second day in Delhi exploring and discovering some of its most famous sites. Visit the Lotus Temple**, Qutub Minar**, Lodhi Garden** and the Red Fort**. Your own private driver will be available all day to take you directly to the sites you choose to visit. When you have had your fill of Delhi’s historic sites come back home to relax in the garden or enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool. Fitness freaks can choose to sweat it out in the gym or play a game of croquet.
Day Three: Agra
Travel from Delhi to Agra, home to India’s most iconic landmark the Taj Mahal.** Make sure you also visit the Agra Fort** and Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb**. Once again your own personal driver will accompany you around the city. Spend the night at the delightful Garden Villa, where you can enjoy tea in their lovingly maintained garden. Early in the evening let your hosts teach you some North Indian Indian delicacies in your own personal cooking class***.
Day Four: Corbett
Today you will travel to Corbett where you will be staying at The Homestead. You will be welcomed by your hosts Bunny and Amu in their sprawling farm bordering the Corbett National Park. Wheat, sugarcane, litchis, mangoes and a variety of other fruits and plants flourish around The Homestead and you can enjoy the day relaxing by the pool, enjoying the spa or getting involved with the activities on the farm.***
Day Five: Corbett
Take a trip to the Jim Corbett National Park, a favourite getaway for explorers and wildlife lovers. The park houses many endangered species such as tigers, chital and sambar. Explore the landscape on a jeep or elephant safari** and keep your camera ready with stunning panoramic views of the Shivalik and the Himalayas.
Day Six: Corbett
Spend the day exploring, take a bullock cart ride* or cycle* around the 150 acres farm. Fishing enthusiasts can take a short trip to a nearby river*. A popular sport with the family, you will have plenty of records to try and break. You may choose to go on another jeep safari** or try an elephant safari** (subject to availability).
Day Seven: Delhi
Drive back to Delhi ready for your flight home.
Your Monuments and National Parks tour includes:
Six nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, with your choice of a delicious home cooked Indian meal at either lunch or dinner time daily. A private driver will be available for all ground transfers which includes airport pick up and drop off, inner city travel and sightseeing throughout the day. You will also be able to enjoy complimentary internet access, laundry services and tea or coffee anytime during the day as part of the package.
This package is available from Rs. 32,945 total price per person on twin sharing. Price is valid until March 2013.
You may want to add on:
- 3 nights in Jaipur – This means you do a Golden Triangle as well.
- 2 nights in Nainital for some trekking and mountains
- 2 nights in Udaipur, 2 nights in Jodhpur and 2 nights in Pali – if you would like to cover a little more of Rajasthan
- 2 nights in Chandigarh and 2 nights in Amritsar – for Punjabi food and culture. Amritsar has the world famous Golden Temple.
Mahindra Homestays have prepared this special seven day itinerary, which can be tailored to suit your requirements. Instead of sharing your experience with a large group of tourists you will be able to enjoy your own private tour using local drivers and staying with Indian families in their beautiful homestays. Enjoy their warm hospitality and delicious home cooked cuisine as they share local highlights that you won’t find in any guidebook. This itinerary combines fantastic value with responsible tourism.
*Suggested activities within homestay – on chargeable basis. Will need prior booking.
**Suggested activities or sightseeing in destination – not included in package price. Subject to timings and availability and weather. Mahindra Homestays is not responsible for any changes or uncontrollable factors
***Complimentary activities in the homestays that are part of the package.
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The package can be customized according to your needs and interests. For telephone enquiries please call:
- Local call from UK 02031408422
- Local call from within India 1800 425 2737
- Other destinations call 1800 4252737
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