Visit Elephanta Caves in Mumbai - A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visit Amber Fort - principal tourist attraction in Jaipur.
Take holy dip in the Pushkar Lake, and visit the only temple of God Brahma in the world.
Explore the Golden City of India - Jaisalmer.
Visit Mehrangarh Fort and Museum in Jodhpur - one of the largest forts in India.
Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
Enjoy, traditional dance performances of local Rajasthani people at the Desert Camps.
Stay - Mumbai
On the day of arrival at Mumbai Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Mumbai: It is a city formed by a conglomeration of seven islands and is located along the Arabian Sea. Mumbai is India's largest city, as well as the financial capital of India. On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront stands the iconic Gateway of India stone arch, built by the British Raj in 1924. Offshore, nearby Elephanta Island holds ancient cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The city is also famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry.
Includes: Accommodation, Transfers
Stay - Mumbai
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a guided tour of Mumbai ‘The City that Never Sleeps’. The first spot is at Mumbai harbor where you will take a ferry ride to Elephanta Island, explore the heritage site famous for the ancient caves - which were used during 5th century BC. Later in the afternoon, take a ferry back to the land. After lunch at any restaurant, you will be taken to Gateway of India for photo-shoot and sightseeing. Later, you will be taken to Prince of Wales Museum. You can find interesting artifacts of Indus Valley civilization here. Later visit Mani Bhavan, a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi. Evening is free for shopping, you will be taken along busy lanes filled with shops and other attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, take a flight to Jaipur from Mumbai airport. Upon arrival at Jaipur airport, our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers
Stay - Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaipur. Start you sightseeing with the iconic attraction of Rajasthan “Amber Fort and Palace”, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 in red sandstone and marble. The magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, divided into several sections. It stands on top of an easily scalable mountain, which is situated right next to the beautiful Maota Lake. The fort’s majestic appearance and its geographical advantages make it a special place to visit. After Amber Fort, visit City Palace, The Hawa Mahal (palace of winds), Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal (Water Palace) and enjoy evening sunset at Surya Mandir, if time permits you can visit some other interesting places as well. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Pushkar. On the way visit Ajmer Dargah Shareef “shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti” and Adhai-Din-Ka Jhonpara - a mosque built in two and a half day. After sightseeing at Ajmer, continue your drive to Pushkar. Upon arrival at Pushkar, check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the sacred Pushkar lake - surrounded by 52 bathing ghats (a series of steps leading to the lake), where pilgrims throng in large numbers to take a sacred bath. Later visit God Brahma temple - the only temple of Lord Brahma Ji in the world. After that visit cattle fair ground, where every year world Famous Pushkar Cattle fair is held. Rest of the day at leisure, or you can explore local places and markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Udaipur. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers
Stay - Udaipur
After breakfast, start your sightseeing tour with a visit to Sahelion-Ki-Bari. Then proceed to visit the Museum of folk art, which has a rich collection of folk dresses, puppets, dolls, masks, ornaments, folk musical instruments and paintings on display. Afterwards visit the City Palace, the biggest palace complex in India, where four generations of Maharajas added mansions and palaces. You also visit the museum of the palace, which includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. In the evening take a boat ride on the lake Pichola. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Mount Abu. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the evening visit Nakki Lake, Sun Set Point, Dilwara Jain temple, and Vimal Vasahi temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jodhpur. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, Transfers, Accommodation
Stay - Jodhpur
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the sightseeing of Jodhpur. Visit massive Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace (Now converted into luxury Hotel), Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Clock Tower, Mandore Temple and Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake and Kailana Lake. Later in the afternoon, enjoy a wonderful and informative Village Safari tour to the Bishnoi village, get familiar with the local villagers, know about their lifestyle and culture. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Kanoi Village, famous for it's Sand Dune Camps. Upon arrival at Kanoi, check-in at the Desert Camps. Rest and relax at the camp, later in the evening enjoy a Camel Safari, and the beautiful view of sunset in the desert of Rajasthan, followed by cultural activities, traditional dance performances by the locals. Overnight stay at the Camp.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaisalmer. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaisalmer, visit the stunning Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila, the palace museum inside the Jaisalmer Fort, which exhibits a rich collection of imperial dresses and artifacts belonging to the royal family of Jaisalmer and havelis with convoluted designs and latticed windows such as Patwaon-ki-Haveli and the Gadisar Lake form the main attractions of the city. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Bikaner. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, Transfers, Accommodation
Stay - Bikaner
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Bikaner, visit Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Jain Haveli, Bhandeswari Jain Temple and Karni Mata Temple. Later in the evening, take a trip to the prestigious camel breeding farm. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Mandawa. Upon arrival, check–in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later take a waking tour to explore the most colourful painted havelis (Palaces) of Mandawa. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel in Mandawa, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to New Delhi airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
Includes: Breakfast, Transfers
16 nights accommodation in 3 Star Deluxe hotels on double or twin sharing basis
Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
Local English Speaking Guide
Transportation - Entire Trip, Including Airport Transfers, Sightseeing by an Air Conditioner Car
1-2 persons - Air-conditioned sedan car such as Etios/Dezire or similar
3-4 persons - Air-conditioned MUV car such as Toyota Innova or similar
5-10 persons - Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler or similar
Personal assistance during arrival and departure
Round way tickets between Mumbai and Elephanta Island
1 boat ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur
1 mineral water bottle per person per day
All applicable taxes
Insurance - It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
Visas Fee (if applicable)
Any International or Domestic Flight
Any personal expenses, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, alcoholic beverages etc.
Any Monument Entrance Fee, Camera Fee
Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
3 Star Deluxe Accommodation
Hotel Keys Select Nestor or similar
Hotel The Wall Street or similar
Hotel Ajmer Inn or similar
Swaroop Vilas or similar
Hotel Sunset Inn or similar
Shri Ram Excellency or similar
Deluxe Desert Camps or similar
Golden Haveli or similar
Hotel Raj Vilas Palace or similar
Mandawa Haveli or similar
Note: Accommodation can be upgraded to 4 Star/5 Star/Luxury Boutique Hotels on request basis.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.
We provide 3 star comfort hotels in our standard tour packages. However, we can upgrade all your accommodations to 4 star hotels, 5 star luxury hotels, heritage properties, or any special hotel of your choice at an additional cost.
At the time of booking, please consult with your tour manager to discuss the best destinations in India to travel solo. As a solo traveler, you have to pay single supplement charges. Please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.
The best time to visit India is from October till April because in these months the weather remains cool. But, if you are planning for trekking on the Himalayas region then Summer is considered to be a good time. Summer are also considered to be good to visit regions like Leh-ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim etc.
Although tipping in India is not compulsory, doing so is a nice gesture. In some circumstances, a small tip is expected. The rules of etiquette for gratuity in India are a little muddled as a colonial past, tourism, and cultural influences clash. We do recommend tipping at various instances, but tip higher only when you are very happy with the service. Tip can given after completion of the services from 5$, 10$ or more as per your choice and depending on how much satisfied & happy you are with the service provider.
At the time of arrival on Airport, our local representative will be there at the airport holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.
With Alkof Holidays, you get 24X7 personal assistance from your dedicated tour manager over phone, WhatsApp, Skype, or Email. Our office is open 24 hours a day to give you unmatched support anytime you need.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
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Client only requires a deposit of 10% of the total amount of the tour to confirm their booking. The remaining balance is then payable 30 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing within 30 days the full payment of the tour is necessary. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. After receiving the payment, a receipt will be sent directly to client's registered email-id and the final tour documentation will be emailed out approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 30 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of you tour, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to your future bookings with Alkof Holidays.
Established in 2009, Alkof Holidays, is a leading tour operator based in New Delhi, India. We understand our customers and always deliver on our promises. We offer unique travel experiences, and well planned itineraries, conducted by the most experienced, and professional tour managers.