India

March 20-31, 2024

Trip Overview

It’s time to embark on a journey of discovery in the enchanting land of India, a destination that promises the most captivating experiences. With the introduction of an exciting new city this year, Jodhpur, we shall visit Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Jodhpur. India is the ultimate haven for those yearning for a perfect blend of culture, adventure, and culinary delights. Join us for an unforgettable adventure, meticulously curated to cater to culture enthusiasts, adventure seekers, architecture aficionados, and anyone in search of a wholesome and well-deserved escape. The highlight of our time in India will be a visit to the Taj Mahal and the celebration of the vibrant Holi Festival, a celebration of colors as they welcome spring in India and joy that promises to be an unforgettable experience. Additionally, in response to previous requests, we have included a dedicated day for health check-ups.

So, get ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of India, where every moment will be a treasure trove of unforgettable memories.

Highlights

Adventure

Cultural

Discovery

Historical

Nightlife

Open to all genders

Road trip

Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVAL IN DELHI

Arrive in Delhi and be received by our team, who will transfer you to your hotel. Settle in and get some rest before our welcome dinner, giving you the first taste of Indian cuisine and a glimpse of the local culture. Enjoy as you mingle and get to know your fellow travellers, and spark new friendships!

Day 2

DELHI TO JODHPUR

We start the day with an optional rejuvenating yoga session, followed by a hearty breakfast. We will then head to the airport for our scheduled flight to Jodhpur. The blue city of India! In the evening we will visit the Sand Dunes as well as enjoy dinner here accompanied by a local folk-dance show. Make sure to join in and learn one or two steps.

Day 3

EXPLORING JODHPUR 

Today we have a full day to explore the history and architecture of Jodhpur.  We will visit the grand Mehrangarh Fort and the elegant Jaswant Thada. We will climax the day with a visit to the Local Clock Tower market where we will get to try the renowned lassi, a sweet and refreshing yogurt-based drink.  Treat your senses to a burst of colors, aromas, and local flavors.

Day 4

JOURNEY TO JAIPUR VIA PUSHKAR

After breakfast, we will leave Jodhpur and enjoy a scenic drive to Jaipur, with a stop at Pushkar Mahal or Phool Mahal for lunch. Once in Jaipur, we will participate in a hand-block printing workshop, discovering the intricate artistry that goes into this traditional craft.

Day 5

JAIPUR’S MAJESTIC SITES

Today’s exploration will take us to the iconic Amer Fort, where we will have a Jeep ride all the way to the fort entrance. We will dive into Jaipur’s rich history with visits to the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and the vibrant Patrika Gate. We will enjoy a vegetarian lunch. After, we will have a chance to meet a local family to shop for Holi festival attire, enjoy dinner with them before strolling through the local market for the Holi Dehaan celebrations.

Day 6

CELEBRATING HOLI

Embrace the joyous spirit of Holi today, celebrating the festival of colors. We will have lunch at the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to unwind and relax at your own leisure.

Day 7

JAIPUR TO AGRA WITH A CULTURAL SHOP

In the morning, enjoy some shopping moments in Jaipur before we depart for Agra. En route, we will make a stop to explore the Abhaneri Step wells, and marvel at the ancient engineering techniques.

Day 8

AGRA’S GRANDEUR

Today promises a deep dive into Agra’s cultural tapestry. We will begin the day with some assistance in wearing traditional sarees, with accessories like bindi and bangles. We will then have an early morning visit to the Taj Mahal and return to the hotel for breakfast. In the afternoon, we will visit the Agra Fort.

Day 9

AGRA – DELHI

After breakfast, prepare to depart for Delhi, a 5-hour drive. The rest of the day is yours to unwind and relax at your own leisure.

Day 10

IMMERSION IN DELHI’S HERITAGE

We will rise early and prepare to discover the charm of Old Delhi in the morning, with its narrow lanes and historical sites. We will then visit the magnificent Humayun’s Tomb and the serene Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. We will later enjoy some shopping at a local craft market.

Day 11

LEISURE AND FAREWELL

Spend the day at leisure. You can opt for some last-minute shopping or attend a health checkup, which we are happy to facilitate upon request. In the evening we will all meet for a heartfelt farewell dinner, celebrating the memories and experiences shared throughout our trip.

Day 12

DEPARTURE FROM DELHI

Our adventure in India has come to an end. We will transfer you to the airport according to your departure time and bid you farewell.

See our frequently asked questions here.
 
If joining this group trip is not feasible for you, we are delighted to plan a similar experience tailored to your individual or group needs. Please fill out our private group trip request here.

TRIP TOTAL $2900

Secure your spot with a $350  deposit, The rest is payable in flexible instalments to be completed at least 40 days to the trip. Please fill the booking form below and we will revert to you with payment details and plan a comfortable payment schedule that works for you.

Inclusions

  • 11 nights stay at luxury 4 and 5-star Hotels across India
  • Domestic flight from Delhi to Udaipur
  • Cultural tours and visits in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur
  • All Airport transfers and ground transportation
  • Entrance fees for all scheduled activities
  • Health check-up facilitation upon request
  • Full-time host and English-speaking guide 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome dinner
  • Taj Mahal visit 
  • Sand Dunes visit and local folk dance show
  • Attend ‘Holika Dahan’ with a local family
  • Holi Festival celebration
  • Tie and dye experience
  • Block printing workshop
  • Lassi tasting experience
  • Traditional Kurta Pajama for Holi Festival 
  • Visit to local craft Market
  • Custom Soul sync gift bag
  • Scheduled photoshoots with a professional photographer
  • Networking opportunity with other like-minded travellers
  • India travel information pack to help you prepare
    …..And so much more!

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Optional activities not listed in Inclusions

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are two options to pay for the trip. You can make a full payment immediately upon booking or pay a $350 deposit and the rest in instalments that you are comfortable in running up to 40 days to the trip departure. Deposit is non-refundable if cancellations are made after 40 days to the departure date. Payments can be done via direct bank or mobile transfers – transfer details will be sent upon booking.

We aim to keep the trips small and intimate so we can all get to create long-lasting friendships. 8 to 15 people max depending on the destination.

Yes men are welcome to join unless it is stated as an all girls trip.

Local flights and transportation in the itinerary during the trip are included in the tour package. But since we have guests joining us from all over the world, we are not able to include international flights in the budget to the discovery destination. We can however advise you on the best and affordable flight options.

The itinerary advertised is made in advance in collaboration with travel experts who are  locals and with experience from our founders previous trips. We will do our best to stick to the schedule, however some aspects may change due to various aspects out of our control like weather changes or flight cancellations etc. We will act accordingly and find alternative plans during such eventualities.

Rooms will be assigned on double occupancy. All rooms have two single beds with an en suite bathroom. If you wish to have a room on your own, a fee is applicable. Please let us know when making the booking.

Our trips are all about creating a community of long lasting friendships. 6 weeks before the trip, we will create a whatsApp, Telegram or Facebook group where we can mingle and get to know each other and even find a roommate! Rooms will be shared on double occupancy with your travel partner/friend. If travelling alone, you will be paired  randomly with another traveler. If you would wish to have your own room, let us know for a single room fee.

A negative Covid-19 test or proof of full Covid-19 is mandatory for all trips. All COVID-19 protocols in the various destination countries must also be observed. 

Yes, unless stated otherwise. We are however available to plan similar experiences and discoveries for friends, families or groups if not able to join us on the dates stated.

Due to the preparations involved, prepayments made with the service providers and this being a small group tour, there will be no refund of the deposit. If you cancel your trip, you are welcome to transfer the trip to another person who is interested or to email us to discuss the possibility of joining another trip. We can offer a refund, only if we can find a replacement for your slot. You are eligible for a FULL REFUND of anything above the deposit , if you cancel more than 40 days before the trip. If you are entitled to a refund, Please allow us 7 to 10 working days to process your request. You are also entitled to a FULL REFUND of and any payment made if your deposit payment was made to a waiting list and you never got a slot on the trip.

Yes. Once you secure your slot with a deposit, the payment towards your trip can be paid out in flexible instalments that are comfortable for you. We provide flexible payment plans for all travellers, please let us know what works best for you.

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