The trip includes:
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily buffet breakfast.
- Transportation by an air-conditioned Vehicle.
- Sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.
- Admission tickets (Except for the camera fee).
- Local English speaking certified guide.
- Elephant ride at Amber Fort or transfer by jeep as per your choice
- All Applicable Taxes.
The trip does not include:
- Lunch and dinner
- Camera fees
- Personal expenses such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
- Indian visa
- Other expenses due to nature and unforeseen events.
Passport and Visa
Remaining validity of your passport must be a minimum of six months when you return from the trip. Make sure you have two blank visa pages for India only. India Embassy has outsourced visa application process via Cox and King Global Services. You can also apply for an eTourist Visa online which will be suitable for two entries in a year. You need to apply for the eVisa in the time window between 4 days and 120 days before the intended arrival date in India.
Trip Difficulty Level
This trip is a motor vehicle-based tour, suitable for travelers of all ages with average health conditions. Some monuments, forts or castles visit might require climbing stairs. Please, do not expect elevators or escalators. Subject to availability, you may experience an elephant ride.
This trip does not involve any hiking or climbing. However, you have some three long days on the road. Roads are well paved, and they are generally in good condition.
Life on the Trip
A sightseeing day, depending on the season starts between 8.30 am to 9 am. Your Guide meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you for the sightseeing. You will have the lunch break around noon to 1 pm. After lunch, embark on the tour that will last for 2 to 3 hours and then your guide will bring you back to your hotel. Your guide and driver will be happy to drop you somewhere else if you want some time on your own. During the road travel, you will have occasional stops for photography or drinks.
Your guide will try his or her best to adhere to the plan. Depending on the local conditions and other variables; the sightseeing order may change. Your guide and driver will be flexible and will do their best to help you enjoy the trip the way you like.
The trip features superior class hotels, four-star by local standard and some of them are heritage properties. All the hotels are carefully selected based on reviews of our past customers. They ensure all modern amenities that include a private bathroom with a hot and cold shower, central air-conditioning, phone, mini refrigerator, restaurants, and more.
For the sightseeing and excursions, we hire the local guides who know the area the best and has the first-hand information. The guides are college educated professionals, trained and certified by Indian tourism authorities. So as for National Park visits, our lodges or national parks provide certified naturalists and guides for the game drive. They are knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. They will show you the wonders of the areas that you would never discover on your own and share their knowledge on Indian history, culture and religion. For travels between the cities, you will be with driver only. Your guide or driver brings necessary vouchers for the hotels and buys admission tickets where appropriate. If you are a group of 10 people or more, we can afford to send a tour director, accompanying you throughout the trip.
Depending on the group size, Highland Asia Travel will use air-conditioned SUV's, Mini Van's, or coaches for all transfers and tours. Our drivers are friendly locals with years of experience in driving vehicle in the tourism and hospitality industry. Your driver may have limited English speaking skills.
International and Internal Airfares
You may purchase your international airfare to India and return on your own. If you do need any help with this, you may certainly feel free to contact us, and we will take care of the internal airfares for you.
We request an initial deposit of US$ 300 along with a completed trip application form and a passport scan.
The balance of your payment is due 90 days before your departure. Credit card payment other than the initial deposit attracts an additional fee of 3.5%.
We will email you a detailed trip dossier with your confirmed list of hotels, services, and travel notes within 2-3 weeks upon booking.
- Ninety days before departure: Administrative fee US$ 150 per person.
- 60-89 day's prior departure: US$ 250 or 25% of the land cost whichever is higher.
- Forty-five days to 59 days before departure: US$ 450 or 50% of the land cost whichever is higher.
- Thirty days to 44 days before departure: US$ 600 or 75% of the land cost whichever is higher.
- Less than 30 days: 100%.
Travel Protection Plan
While we plan and do our best to make your trip smooth and seamless, there may be chances of unforeseen events and conditions such as illness, accident, inclement weather, flight cancellation, missed-connection, or loss of baggage. That may cause interruption or delay or total abandonment of the trip, putting your hard earned money in jeopardy. It’s also possible that you may need medical assistance, emergency evacuation, or medical transportation when you get ill or if you are involved in an accident while you are traveling in remote areas. Far & High’s trip cost does not cover any of these expenses or losses. So, we strongly recommend that you protect yourself and your travel investment against those unfavorable conditions with Travel Insurance.