Yolo - Unforgettable glory

  • Yolo
  • Veranstalter: Yolo
  • Angebotsnummer: 191565
  • Reisedauer: 15 Tage
  • Reise Land: Indien
  • Teilnehmerzahl: min. 1 max. 12
  • ab € 1.339
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Rajasthan, das Indien der Maharadschas, als Edelsteine das bevorzugte Baumaterial waren, führt an die Grenze dessen, was die Fantasie zulässt. Es macht sprachlos und berührt die Seele ganz tief. Ob du von den Abenteuern dieser Reise jemals ganz zurückkommst, ist keineswegs sicher. Aber du solltest es bei deiner Buchung in Betracht ziehen.

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Tag 1 Delhi
Namaste! Welcome to India. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you have any free time before the meeting, perhaps visit the World Heritage-listed Mughal masterpiece of Humayun’s Tomb or the tall brick tower of Qutub Minar.

Tag 2 Delhi
In the morning, navigate the city’s metro system to discover Old Delhi on a walking tour. Hitch a ride in a traditional cycle rickshaw through a typical Indian traffic jam in the streets around Chandni Chowk marketplace. Visit Delhi’s oldest mosque of Jama Masjid, which is also India’s largest. Escape from the frenetic pace of the city streets by ducking into a Sikh temple to observe a more spiritual side of this bustling metropolis.

Tag 3 Agra
Travel to Agra by one of India’s faster air-conditioned trains. Steeped in Mughal heritage, Agra has a wealth of gardens, temples and open rooftops. Visit the Taj Mahal and learn why Emperor Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz. Buzz around Agra in a motorised rickshaw and explore inside the spectacular sandstone walls of the Red Fort, built to encompass the imperial city of the Mughal rulers in the 16th century. If you have time, move on to Akbar’s Mausoleum to honour the great emperor.

Tag 4 Madhogarh (Heritage Stay)
Take a local bus to Bassi, a small town in the middle of rural Rajasthan. Travel by private transport to your accommodation for the night. On a walk through the village, see craftspeople at work and meet the locals. In the evening, stay in the beautiful heritage property of Fort Madhogarh, which has belonged to one of Rahasthan’s royal families for centuries.

Tag 5 Jaipur
Travel by private vehicle to Jaipur. On arrival, take an orientation tour around the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur. Get among the crowds of the city’s bazaars to shop for artisan goods and semi-precious stones. Set on a hilltop overlooking Maota Lake, visit the Amber Fort, an excellent example of Rajput architecture. The Sheesh Mahal inside the fort is a must-see. As the walls are completely covered in little mirrors, the hall illuminates with the light of a single match.

Tag 6 Jaipur
This morning, take an optional hot air balloon ride. Floating across the skyline of Jaipur in a hot air balloon can be a highlight of the trip. Take a cycle rickshaw to Hawa Mahal, also known as the ’Palace of the Winds’. Alternatively, head to Jaipur’s Royal City Palace or the observatory of Jantar Mantar to see a collection of astronomical instruments. After a long day of exploration, perhaps head to the Raj Mandir Cinema to experience the glamour of a Bollywood film.

Tag 7 Ranthambhore National Park
Continuing by private vehicle, head to Ranthambhore. Ranthambhore National Park was once a famous hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur, and was one of the original Project Tiger reserves. Explore the ruins of the park’s 10th-century fort, and in the evening take a 4WD safari in search of tigers and other wildlife. 

Tag 8 Bundi
Travel to Bundi by private vehicle. Navigate Bundi’s narrow streets on a walking tour. Wander through the downtown market and engage with the locals. Visit intricately carved baoris (step wells) and explore the 16th-century Bundi Palace (be sure to check out its famous murals). Another heritage stay awaits us tonight.

Tag 9 Paangarh
Cross the Chittorgarh countryside to Paangarh Lake, spending the night sleeping in a permanent tent camp. On arrival, unwind with a cup of chai while watching the sunset over the lake and serene Vindhya Range. Enjoy a view out to the 15th-century Pangarh Fort, perched atop a hill to the north side of the lake.

Tag 10 Bijaipur
Return to Bundi and take a slow train journey with local villagers to Bassi (same name as a previous destination, different place!) followed by a drive in an open-top jeep out into the countryside to visit pastoral villages. As the area is teeming with wildlife, your guide should be able to point out some native animals. While in the villages, perhaps get a temporary souvenir in the form of a henna tattoo. Enjoy a group meal of local Bassi cuisine in the evening, and relax in our heritage stay for the night.

Tag 11 Udaipur
Our next journey by private vehicle takes us to Udaipur. Take a walk to soak up the city’s hills, lakes and white marble palaces, or delve into its twisting alleys and bazaars filled with silver, leather goods and miniature paintings. A popular centre for artists, dancers and musicians, there’s plenty to entertain you in Udaipur.

Tag 12 Udaipur
Visit Jaipur’s City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India. Enjoy an optional boat ride on the famous Lake Pichola (seasonal - depending on the water level in the lake) and marvel at the island palaces off Jag Nivas and Jag Mandir. In the evening, perhaps enjoy a traditional concert that combines seven traditional Rajasthani folk dances.

Tag 13 Pushkar
Take an air-conditioned train to Ajmer and then a private vehicle to your hotel in Pushkar. Enjoy a walking tour to visit the bustling ghats and temples around Pushkar Lake, and watch as the devout worship by the holy water. A highlight of the visit to Pushkar is a camel ride out into the surrounding desert area.

Tag 14 Pushkar - Delhi
Early risers can hike up to the Savitri Temple for amazing sunrise views over the town this morning. There might even be a steaming glass of chai waiting for you at the top if the chai man is there. You’ll have free time to enjoy the rest of the morning in Pushkar. The Shatabdi Express train departs Ajmer around 2 pm for the trip back to Delhi, arriving at around 10:40 pm.

Tag 15 Delhi
There are no activities planned for the final day and you’re able to depart the accommodation at any time.

Leistungen:
 
  • Abenteuerreise mit maximal 12 internationalen Teilnehmern (Der Altersdurchschnitt ist auf dieser Reise erfahrungsgemäß höher als bei anderen Reisen!)
  • Durchführungsgarantie aller Termine
  • Englisch sprechende Reiseleitung in internationaler Reisegruppe
  • Unterkunft: 10 x Hotel, 3 x Heritage-Hotel, 1 x Camp
  • Transport: U-Bahn, Rikscha, privates Fahrzeug, Zug, Bus, Jeep, 4x4-Safari-Fahrzeug
  • Mahlzeiten: 3 x Frühstück, 1 x Mittagessen, 2 x Abendessen
  • Aktivitäten laut Tagesprogramm
  • Eintrittsgelder
  • 100 m² Regenwald 4 you (Jedem Gast schenken wir im Regenwald von Ecuador ein Grundstück, das Jahr für Jahr den CO2-Ausstoß seiner Reise kompensiert. Eingetragen auf seinen Namen und auf ewig seins.)
  • Highlights: Die Gesichter Delhis entdecken. Beeindruckender Taj Mahal in Agra. Typisches Landleben in Rajasthan.


Nicht eingeschlossene Leistungen:
 
  • Einzelzimmerzuschlag: 395 €
  • Langstreckenflug Frankfurt - Delhi und zurück: z.B. mit Lufthansa, Emirates, Air India oder KLM ab 599 € 
  • Rail & Fly innerhalb Deutschlands (1. bzw. 2. Klasse): abhängig von der Airline, auf Anfrage
  • Flughafentransfers im Zielland: Hin vom Flughafen Delhi zum ersten Starthotel 35 € pro Auto (bis zu 3 Personen), Rück vom letzten Rundreisehotel zum Flughafen Delhi 35 € pro Auto (bis zu 3 Personen)
  • Vor- bzw. Anschlussübernachtung im Tourhotel Preise pro Nacht und Person (exkl. Frühstück): Vorübernachtung 30 € im DZ , 60 € im EZ ; Anschlussübernachtung 30 € im DZ, 60 € im EZ
  • Bitte beachten: Bei Vor- und Anschlussübernachtung ist ein halbes Doppelzimmer nicht buchbar


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