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Rajasthan Panorama

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UK - Delhi (3N) - Alsisar (1N) - Gajner (1N) - Jaisalmer (2N) - Manvar (1N) - Jodhpur (2N) - Udaipur (2N) - Deogarh (1N) - Pushkar (1N) - Jaipur (2N) - (Ranthambore / Bharatpur) - Agra (2N) - Delhi - UK

22 days from £3090

Rajasthan Panorama

Rajasthan is one of India's most colourful and vibrant states. This journey combines true Indian village life with a camel safari accross the sand dunes in the Thar Desert, tiger spotting in Ranthambore National Park and a visit to some of the most opulent palaces and majestic fortresses that India has to offer.

Included in the price

  • all international airfares
  • all domestic transportation, departure taxes and current fuel surcharges
  • all accommodation
  • all meals
  • entrance fees, guides and daily tours
  • visa fees for UK and EU passport holders

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Dates and Prices

Depart UK.. Arrive UK Price pp from  
10 Sep 2014 27 Sep 2014 £3,090
17 Sep 2014 4 Oct 2014 £3,090
8 Oct 2014 25 Oct 2014 £3,290
22 Oct 2014 8 Nov 2014 £3,290
21 Jan 2015 7 Feb 2015 £3,690
28 Jan 2015 14 Feb 2015 £3,690
18 Feb 2015 7 Mar 2015 £3,690
4 Mar 2015 21 Mar 2015 £3,590
9 Sep 2015 26 Sep 2015 £3,390
23 Sep 2015 10 Oct 2015 £3,390
7 Oct 2015 24 Oct 2015 £3,590
14 Oct 2015 31 Oct 2015 £3,590
4 Nov 2015 21 Nov 2015 £3,590
11 Nov 2015 28 Nov 2015 £3,690

Days 1-2 : Fly to Delhi

Fly overnight to Delhi, India’s capital city.

Day 3 : Alsisar Heritage Town

We travel through the countryside to the small heritage town of Alsisar, which is known for its beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions.

Day 4 : Explore Bikaner

Head to the desert town of Bikaner. Visit Junagarh Fort and take a rickshaw ride through the medieval streets to the old city bazaar before continuing to Gajner.

Day 5 : Jaisalmer

We continue to Jaisalmer, also known as the Golden City, and in the evening visit the local markets and Sunset Point.

Day 6 : Jaisalmer Fort

Sightseeing includes a visit to Jaisalmer Fort, on top of the 80m high Trikuta Hill. Journey to the Sam Sand Dunes and enjoy a camel ride to view the sunset.

Day 7 : Thar Desert Safari

We drive through the Thar Desert to Manvar where we experience a camel and jeep safari to local Bishnoi villages to meet the locals. Tonight we will have a memorable stay in a tented camp (mid-October to mid-April) or Manvar Resort.

Day 8 : Jodhpur

Travel to Jodhpur, known as the Blue City, the second largest city in Rajasthan.

Day 9 : Mehrangarh Fort

Visit Mehrangarh Fort and the museum located in the Umaid Bhawan Palace.

Day 10 : Udaipur & Lake Pichola

Travel to Udaipur, a city of lakes, palaces and temples. We stop at Ranakpur to visit the largest Jain Temple complex in India, built in the 15th Century. We continue to Udaipur and cruise on Lake Pichola.

Day 11 : Discover Udaipur

We begin with a drive around Fateh Sagar Lake and then visit the Folk Museum, Mewar Art Gallery and Sahelion Ki Bari Garden. We also visit City Palace and wander through the local shops.

Day 12 : Rajasthan Countryside

Continue to Deogarh. In the evening, we walk through the colourful and bustling streets of the village and take in the sights and sounds of rural Rajasthan.

Day 13 : Pushkar

Take a short ride on a rural 1930’s train to phulad; and then continue by road to pushkar where you’ll take a walking tour of the market and visit Brahma Temple. pushkar is known for its Camel Fair held every year (oct to nov).

Day 14 : Drive to Jaipur

We travel to Jaipur and visit City Palace and Jantar Mantar Observatory.

Day 15 : Hawa Mahal & Amber Fort

Begin with a short stop at hawa Mahal, the palace of the Winds, before continuing to amber Fort. after trying your hand at some block painting and carpet weaving, take some time at the local bazaar in Choti Choper and watch a traditional dinner and dance performance

Days 16-17 : Ranthambore or Bharatpur

Depending on the season, the next three days operate different itineraries as follows: Jan to May: Travel by train to Ranthambore National Park and enjoy a canter safari in the park this afternoon. The next day, take morning and afternoon canter safaris through the park. Sept to Dec: Drive to Bharatpur. Tomorrow visit Keoladeo National Park for a morning rickshaw safari. Later we will visit a nearby village.The following day, drive to Agra via the fortified ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri.

Day 18 : Agra

Jan to May: Travel by train to Bharatpur and then continue by road to Agra, stopping enroute at Fatehpur Sikri ghost city, built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar. Sept to Dec: A day at leisure including a short drive to Agra and time to explore the city.

Day 19 : Taj Mahal

We rise early to view the impressive Taj Mahal in all its glory at sunrise. We also stop at a traditional Marble Workshop and visit Agra Fort.

Day 20 : Delhi

We travel to Delhi and visit Qutab Minar, Lotus temple ad Connaught Place Markets.

Day 21 : Red Forst & India Gate

Sightseeing today begins with a visit to the Red Fort and a walk through Chandni Chowk bazaar to Jama Masjid, which is India’s largest mosque. We also have a brief photo stop at India Gate and Parliament House.

Day 22 : Fly Delhi to UK

Fly to the UK, arriving home later the same or following day.

Dates and Prices

Depart UK.. Arrive UK Price pp from  
10 Sep 2014 27 Sep 2014 £3,090
17 Sep 2014 4 Oct 2014 £3,090
8 Oct 2014 25 Oct 2014 £3,290
22 Oct 2014 8 Nov 2014 £3,290
21 Jan 2015 7 Feb 2015 £3,690
28 Jan 2015 14 Feb 2015 £3,690
18 Feb 2015 7 Mar 2015 £3,690
4 Mar 2015 21 Mar 2015 £3,590
9 Sep 2015 26 Sep 2015 £3,390
23 Sep 2015 10 Oct 2015 £3,390
7 Oct 2015 24 Oct 2015 £3,590
14 Oct 2015 31 Oct 2015 £3,590
4 Nov 2015 21 Nov 2015 £3,590
11 Nov 2015 28 Nov 2015 £3,690

Tour departs Wednesday and returns Wednesday

Prices are fully inclusive from the UK and based on London Heathrow departures
Regional departures available
Flight upgrades available on request
Land only from £2540pp (Delhi - Delhi)
Single supplement from £840 (no supplement if you are willing to share)
Tipping payable locally US$115pp

Goa Extension - 5D/4N

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    Day 1: Fly to Goa

    Fly to Goa, on the beautiful Arabian Sea coastline. (B)

    Day 2: Discover Goa

    Tour Goa, visiting Altinho Hill, Dona Paula, and the colonial sights in Old Goa. End the day with some free time to shop in Panjim City. (B,L)

    Day 3-4: Goa at Leisure

    Spend the next two days relaxing on Goa's beaches, or discovering more of Goa's Portuguese colonial heritage. (B)

    Day 5: Depart Goa

    Fly to the UK. (B)

    Price from £ 690.00pp

    Other Supplement from:

    Tour departs any day subject to availability and seasonal variation


    •3 Nights in 3* hotel
    •Transport as stated
    •Meals as stated
    •Touring with guides and entrance fees


Hong Kong Extension - 3D/2N

Hong Kong Extension

    Day 1: Arrive Hong Kong
    Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Hong Kong.

    Day 2: Hong Kong
    Enjoy a half day island tour visiting Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, Aberdeen Fishing Village and an optional sampan ride (paid locally). The afternoon is at leisure. (B)

    Day 3: Depart Hong Kong
    Transfer to Hong Kong Airport for your onward flight. (B)

    Price from £ 240.00pp

    Other Supplement from:

    Tour departs any day subject to availability and seasonal variation.

    Includes: accommodation, local transportation, touring, entrance fees, guides and meals as stated.
    Excludes: flights, departure taxes, visa and tipping

Varanasi Extension - 4D/3N

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    Day 1: Train to Varanasi

    Transfer to the station for your overnight train to Varanasi. (B)

    Day 2: Sarnath & Ganges Ghats

    On arrival in Varanasi, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon visit Sarnath, an important Buddhist pilgrimage centre. That evening, visit the Ghats on the banks of the Ganges River and witness a Puja Ceremony. (B,L,D)

    Day 3: Boat Ride on the Ganges

    Take an early morning boat ride on the Ganges followed by a city tour. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. (B,L)

    Day 4: Depart Delhi

    Depart from Delhi. (B)

    Price from £ 440.00pp

    Other Supplement from:

    Tour departs any day subject to availability and seasonal variation


    •3 nights in 3*Rivatas & Royal Plaza hotel


    •Transport as stated
    •Meals as stated
    •Touring with guides
    •Entrance fees for sights visited

    •4* Ramada Plaza JHV & Kempimski Ambience from £470pp
    •5* Gateway Hotel Ganges & Kempinski AMbience from £530pp

This document is designed to be read in conjunction with the other pre-departure information provided by Wendy Wu Tours including the tour itinerary as described in our brochure and/or website. It aims to provide a straightforward description of the physical activities involved in sightseeing or travelling during the tour.

If there are any particular challenges, from the length of time spent on your feet, the length of drives and flights, to the standard of remote accommodation for our more adventurous tours; they will be explained here.

All passengers must read this document to ensure the itinerary is suitable for their interests and physical capabilities. This is not your final itinerary and therefore does not mention all the sites visited. The order of sightseeing is subject to change.

Rajasthan Panorama - 2014
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