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13days in Delhi

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13days in Delhi

Greetings!

We are 2 females who are planning a trip to Delhi and are kind of lost now and hoping for some direction and help from you experts who have been there!

These are what we would like:

Delhi > Agra > Jaipur > Udaipur or Pushkar (whichever is nicer?) > Delhi

We need help on accomodation (would love to experience one night in an ashram or do a homestay!), mode of transport (one of us can drive but not confident so we'll stick to using other modes) between cities (maybe flying is best?), or is it best we stick to booking a tour? We're afraid it could get very expensive considering the long trip!

Hoping to get some good advice and if you need more info from us, please feel free to ask. :)

Thank you all in advance!

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2. Re: 13days in Delhi

hi

suggested program will be

You can also let us know the travelling month ,

Day 1 Arr Delhi ( depening upon you flight arrival in delhi)

Arrival and check into hotel Day on leisure at your own Overnight stay

Day 2. Delhi

Breakfast in hotel Full day city tour: old Delhi & New Delhi(Jama Masjid, Rajghat, India Gate, Red Fort, Qutub Minar) Over night stay at hotel

Day 3. Delhi - Agra (by road)- Morning breakfast Drive to Agra, Arrival & check into hotel Afternoon visit at Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Overnight stay at hote

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Day 4. Agra - Jaipur(by road)

Morning breakfast Drive to jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri Arrival and check into hotel Visit to Local market, Overnight stay at hotel

Day 5. Jaipur

Breakfast in hotel Visit to Amber for ,

Elephant ride Half day city tour- Hawa Mahal,City Palace, Jantar mantar Overnight stay at hotel

Day 6. Jaipur - Udaipur(by road )

Morning breakfast Drive to Udaipur Evening one hour boat ride at Lake Pichola visiting Jag Mandir Island Over night stay at hotel

Day 7. Udaipur

After Breakfast City tour visiting city palace on lake pichola, followed by Sahellion ki bari,and the beautiful garden overlooking to Fateh Sagar lake Overnight stay

Day 8. Udaipur – Delhi (Take a flight)

Morning after breakfast Fly back to Delhi

Homestay u can check

http://www.thikanadelhi.com/ - New Delhi

http://www.agra-indianhomestay.com - Agra

http://allseasonshomestayjaipur.com -Jaipur

http://www.shringeristay.com - Udaipur

Delhi -Agra - Jaipur-Udaipur by Road

Udaipur to Delhi - by flight

You can take or hire a car from delhi for the whole tour but its better you book all things in advance through a Govt. Approved Travel Company & , u can also search the details in the Forum, its safe for you to travel in Car from Delhi -Agra-Jaipur-Udaipur by Car and it will cheaper also and from Udaipur u have to take a flight till delhi

Regards

Asif

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3. Re: 13days in Delhi

The home stay option in South Delhi would be a good way to have a gentler introduction to India.

You could consider travelling first to Udaipur from Delhi and then to Jaipur and onto Agra and back to Delhi. Train would be ideal but best to pre-book specially overnight trains. You have not specified when you are travelling.

At Jaipur you could find an inexpensive heritage property to stay at. At Udaipur there are several places by the Lake which you could consider.

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4. Re: 13days in Delhi

Udaipur is a good place to stay and you can avoid Pushkar. Pushkar is good during fair. Sequence you have mentioned is right but it can be done other way also.

Between the cities you can hire car or good will be travel by bus or train.

For trains between cities you can look at www.cleartrip.com or www.irctc.co.in

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5. Re: 13days in Delhi

Hi,

13 days is enough to visit Delhi - Agra - Jaipur- Udaipur - Pushkar- Delhi. Most convenient way to do this trip by hiring car and driver if your budget allow.

There are plenty of trains & buses are available on this route :

Suggested Train Route :

Day 01 Delhi

Day 02 Delhi

Day 03 Delhi - Ajmer - Pushkar ( Take Ajmer Shatabadi to reach later 01 hours bus to Pushkar)

Day 04 Pushkar

Day 05 Pushkar - Ajmer- Udaipur ( Jaipur - Udaipur Exp)

Day 06 Udaipur

Day 07 Udaipur

Day 08 Udaipur - Jaipur (Any Train )

Day 09 Jaipur

Day 10 Jaipur- Agra ( By any Train )

Day 11Agra

Day 12 Agra- Delhi ( By Morning train )

Day 13 Delhi

Delhi Home Stay - Shaubhagya

Jaipur - Any heritage Hotel

Udaipur- lake facing hotel

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6. Re: 13days in Delhi

hello, i really suggest you contact a local indian tour operator who can customize an itinerary just for you and your travel companion, complete with transportation (car&driver, train/plane, hotel/ashram/homestay, places to see, guides if you wish etc.). all of this at a much lower cost than an organized tour.

we used an excellent tour operator in August that i highly recommend. it is called Icon India Tours (http://www.iconindiatours.com/). Sabu the owner is extremely reliable, trustworthy and responsible.

if you would like to read my family trip review, you can read it here:

tripadvisor.ca/…43414978

good luck with your trip planning, Jo

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7. Re: 13days in Delhi

I am not in love with Udaipur, having been there twice. If you go, stay a day, tops two.

I haven't been in years, but look at Jaselmer, even thought it is much further away.

Take high quality buses, trains or a car with a driver, which isn't as expensive as you think.

There is a good train Delhi/Agra and a new expressway. You can hire a taxi for the day in Agra but they really rip off tourists.

Much cheaper to go on your own than on a tour. And more fun, too.

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8. Re: 13days in Delhi

Thank you everybody for your replies!

The month I'm traveling in is mid Jan.

Are organized tours cheaper than doing everything by ourselves?

Right now we intend to take the train between cities and hire a cab for the day at each place.

Updated Itin: Delhi - Varanasi - Agra - Jaipur - pushkar (maybe) - Jodhpur -Jaisalmer - Udaipur - Delhi. Let me know if the direction is wrong please.

Regarding home stays, is it safe/ recommended for two females? Any renowned agencies we can trust?

Ashrams: any specific ones in the cities we are going that we should experience?

Do u know if there any reliable cab companies we can hire from?

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9. Re: 13days in Delhi

If you want to take the services of agent then go for Indian based travel agent as there are several suggestions and recommendations here on the forum.

Your plan is perfect order of the cities is correct.

Home stays in Agra you can look are --Garden Villa ,Sanskriti Home Stay and Colonel Lamba home stay are there.

Agents like Icon India,TGS and elegant Journeys are recommended here can provide all services --providing car,accommodation,train tickets etc.

For other travel related queries search in the box above corner

Regards

Rashid Agra

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