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Temples, Tigers and Taj Mahal

16 days 15 nights

Code IWT135

Category North India Classic Tours

  • Difficulty Level 3
  • Rating Popular
  • Trip Starts From Delhi
  • Trip Ends At Mumbai
  • Accommodation Hotels and Resorts
  • Type Jungle Safari
  • Destination Delhi Jaipur Ranthambore Bharatpur Agra Khajuraho Mumbai
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In this amazing trip of 16 days, we explore by jeep and elephant the dense jungles of Ranthambore National Park Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks, all renowned for maximum chances of tiger sighting in the wild. Our safari trips are lead by experienced naturalist who have spent years in these dense following the pugmarks and animal tracks. While, the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger are the prime target of all the visitors, the parks are rich in other wildlife such as leopards, sloth bears, monkeys, deer, crocodiles, hyena, jackals, Gaur and hundreds of species of residential and migratory birds.

This strip synthesizes well the wildlife adventures with cultural and architectural heritages of India in this trip. We visit the majestic forts of the Maharajas and emperors in Old Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and Orcha and witness one of the 7 wonders of the modern world- the Taj Mahal- which is simply a poetry in marble!

The temples of Khajuraho will also give you an everlasting memory in life. The temples are important not because of any gods or religion but because of incredible erotic sculptures in sandstone that illustrates the arts of love.

In this trip, we will have opportunity to explore the local bazaars where the locals buy their groceries and daily necessities, meet the locals in the rural areas and learn their language, arts and cooking!

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01~Arrive Delhi

We will arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the late evening and, after going through Customs and collecting our baggage, we will be transferred to our hotel.

Accommodation in the Oberoi Maidens or similar.

Day 02~Tour of Delhi

After a relaxed breakfast, we’ll have an orientation meeting and then set out to tour the ancient city. Many experts believe that Delhi (the “heart”) was settled as early as 1400 BC. Defensive walls, still breached by 7 gates were constructed between 1638 and 1650 during the rule of Mughal leader Shah Jahan.

Humayun’s Tomb is a massive octagonal edifice, built by Haji Begum, Humayun’s senior widow in honour of her husband the second Mughal Emperor. Her design, which offers a superb example of early Mughal architecture, would have a great influence on Shah Jahan, who later designed and built the Taj Mahal. The approach to the tomb is through a succession of formal gardens, which are in the process of being restored in the classic Persian style.

We will also visit Qutub Minar, an impressive red sandstone tower inscribed with Islamic writings. It was built to commemorate the defeat of local rulers of Delhi by the Muslim general Qutb-ud-din-Aibak, at the end of the twelfth century. We will then drive to Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque). This is the largest mosque in India is a notable example of Delhi’s distinctive Indo-Islamic architecture. Another highlight of our day will be a bicycle-rickshaw ride from this great mosque through the bustling and colourful market lanes of Chandni Chowk to the Red Fort.

We’ll explore other parts of Old Delhi as well as the formal government buildings of “new” Delhi, constructed by the British in the 1920s. Nearby, in the parkland of Raj Ghat we’ll have time to visit the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi and to look at some of the local bird life. We should find Hoopoe, Common Mynah, House Crow and Rose-collared Parrot as well as egrets and other waders in ponds.

Accommodation in the Oberoi Maidens or similar.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 03~Drive to Jaipur (260 km/63 miles, 5 hrs)

Following breakfast, we set out for Jaipur- the rose-pink capital of Rajasthan, surrounded on all sides by rugged hills and crowned with forts. About 7 miles before Jaipur, we stop in the Amber Village to visit the most famous attraction of Jaipur- the Amber Fort, also known as Amer Fort. The ancient citadel, situated on the top of high hill above the village was the capital of the ruling Kachhwa clan of Amber from 1037 to 1727 AD. The Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Mughal elements.

The fort can be reached on foot through stairways or by 4WD or we can take an elephant back ride in the Royal style! Once on the top, we will be amazed by the massive structure, exquisite paintings on the walls depicting the temperament of the Rajputs who were adventurous, revolutionary and self-indulgent, intricate carvings on the walls and ceilings and minute mirror work to the grand appearance and royalty of the halls. We spend good amount of time exploring the ruins and remains of the fort, the magnificent gates and courtyards, the chambers of the King and their queens and the secret pathways; each piece of architecture carries the heroic stories of the kings and the battles, friendship and rivalry and love and romance. Overwhelmed by the massiveness of the fort and its stories, we descend and continue on our trip to Jaipur.

We check in our accommodation at Trident Hotel, that faces the beautiful Man Sagar Lake and the island palace of Jal Mahal. After some rest, we ferry to the impressive Jal Mahal which means “palace in the water”. The palace, after being in ruins for more than 2 centuries, has been restored recently and opened for travelers. Rest of the day is for you to pursue your own interests. Time permitting, you can visit the city center and browse the colorful markets. Johari market is famous for traditional jewelry products, colorful saree dresses and vibrant ambience.

Overnight Trident Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 04~Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Narhet Rural Village excursion

Following breakfast, we set out to explore the wonders of the pink city. We drive into the city center and begin from Hawa Mahal, which means the “Palace of Wind”. The palace has a beehive like structure, made up of interplay of red and pink sand stone, meticulously outlined with white border with elaborate latticed facade behind which hid the cloistered ladies of the court and watched the daily happenings in the street below.

Next, we visit City Palace which is a massive complex of superb palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. We visit the museum of the palace that preserves collections of rare documents, shields, uniforms, rugs and paintings. The royalties of the Jaipur still reside in a part of the palace but the residential areas are not accessible.

We walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar which is an astronomical observatory that exhibits a collection of architectural astronomical instruments. The observatory consists of fourteen major geometric devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars' location as the earth orbits around the sun, ascertaining the declinations of planets, and determining the celestial altitudes and related ephemerides. The observatory has been listed in the UNESCO’s world heritage site.

Afternoon, we take an excursion to the rural village of Narhet. It takes 45 minutes to 1 hr to reach the village. In the village, we smudge our hands in mud for making pots, try some knots on loom for making rugs and make some baskets. Villagers in Narhet are great people, full of zeal and gusto, their warm welcome is quite appreciable and Rajputana culture is an exemplary. We can lease our taste buds with some local spicy eatables prepared on charcoal oven in front of your eyes and try some mehndi art, along with tea and then a performance that brings the sun down and its time for us to ride back to our hotel.

Overnight Trident Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 05~Drive from Jaipur to Ranthambore (190 km, 3.5 hrs)

After an early breakfast, we bid farewell to the Pink City of Jaipur and head out to Ranthambore- the land of Royal Bengal Tiger. The road goes through the semi-arid countryside giving us a first-hand experience of India beyond the cities. Acacia trees and desert scrub are being irrigated and transformed into farmland, and camels pull their rickety loads along the highway unconcerned with the honking truck traffic. The colorful turbans and costumes change from region to region and from village to village, and the brightly colored saris stand out against the dry landscape.

We arrive at our accommodation at Sawai Madhopur around noon. We will have time to take shower and sumptuous lunch before we embark on an afternoon safari which starts at 3 PM during winter and 4 PM in Spring and Summer. Ranthambore, on the fringes of the Vindhya Hills in Eastern Rajasthan protects 400 square kilometers of rocky hill and plateau country in dry deciduous jungle. A formidable fortress high above the plains provides a dramatic backdrop for viewing game and a glimpse into Rajasthan’s valorous past. Although it is one of the smallest reserves in India, Ranthambore is famous as the foremost tiger sanctuary in the country. In addition to Bengal Tiger, we hope to see an impressive array of wildlife including Langur, Sambar, Nilgai, Chital, Wild Boar, Jackal, Fox and Sloth Bear. We will also be looking for local avian specialties, among the 300 species of birds in the park. Our lodging for the night is a former hunting lodge set in extensive grounds. In the evening, we will take a leisurely stroll in the local village and the neighbourhood.

Overnight Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 06~Ranthambore National Park

Following an early morning cup of tea or coffee, we embark in the morning adventure in an open vehicle, for our game drive in the nearby National Park. Here, where maharajahs formerly had their hunting preserves, we’ll watch for tigers in addition to their plentiful prey. Small lakes with stone pavilions and gazebos provide habitat for waders, ducks, storks and crocodiles. The morning safari will be from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (during summer) and 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (during Winter). After returning to our lodge, we will have our breakfast. Between now and lunch, we will have time to rest, write journal or postcards or chitchat with our guide and naturalists or take a walk in the neighbourhood.

After lunch, again we embark on our safari adventure. We will go to the different zone of the park now. Actually, each safari will be in different zones so that you have an opportunity to explore the diverse flora and fauna of the park. In the evening, sit around the bonfire and chitchat with other guests and naturalists and tell your stories of the day and listen to others who had been in the different zones.

Overnight Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 07~Ranthambore to Keoladeo Ghana National Park (Bharatpur, 167 km, 4.5 hrs)

This morning, we will take one more safari and try our luck for the Royal Bengal Tiger! Remember, you are in the real wild and not in a zoo and tiger sighting is a mere chance. A tiger is a nocturnal animal and stays mostly hiding during the day light. We return to our lodge by 10:30 a.m. and after a late morning breakfast, we pack up and head out on the way to Bharatpur National Park, also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park which lies beside the Jaipur-Agra Highway. If we arrive there during day light, we will take rickshaw ride through the park. Remember the park gate closes at 6 p.m.

Keoladeo Ghana NP, a small but important bird sanctuary. Originally a duck-shooting preserve, the wetland is now a world-renowned birding destination. During the winter months, migratory birds arrive in vast numbers to swell the large number of native species. We’ll walk or take a bicycle rickshaw along the narrow road to the open wetlands at the end. Common, Pied and White-fronted Kingfishers are plentiful. Painted Storks nest and roost in the trees while White-breasted Waterhens and Purple Swamphen stalk across the mats of water hyacinths. Woolly-necked and Black-necked Storks patrol the shallow water meadows. The crowning glory of this sanctuary is the bird of prey population - the sky is rarely empty of soaring raptors. The usual eagle species found here include Imperial and Steppe Eagles. Long-billed and Red-headed Vultures are also resident. We will keep a lookout for Wild Boar, as well as Spotted Mongoose, Sambar and Nilgai. Rock Pythons can also be seen sunning themselves on rock piles. We will most certainly see the huge Sarus Crane and hopefully, Bar-headed Geese.

Overnight the Bagh Hotel.

Day 08~Drive from Bharatpur to Fatehpur Sikri to Agra (62 km, 1.5 hrs)

We can visit the bird sanctuary this morning, if we couldn't the previous day. Otherwise, we pack and leave Bharatpur for Agra. We travel via the ruins of Fatehpur Sikri (22 km). This extensive walled complex was built by Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son, but was abandoned by the court only 14 years after its completion due to the scarcity of the water. It is now a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After spending 45 minutes to an hour in the ruins of Fatehpur Sikri, we continue on our journey to Agra (40 km)- the land of Taj Mahal- one of the new 7 wonders of the modern world! We check in our accommodation and after wash and change, we will set out to explore the highlights of Agra.

We start from Agra Fort an impressive Mughal architecture that became the base of the Mughal Empire under successive generations. Initiated by Emperor Akbar who erected the walls and gates and the first buildings on the eastern banks of Yamuna River and major constructions were done by Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra Fort is a massive fortified city extended in 94-acre (380,000 m2) of land, with its chord lying parallel to the Yamuna River and its walls are seventy feet high. Double ramparts have massive circular bastions at intervals, with battlements, embrasures, machicolations and string courses. At the end of his life, Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb and died in Musamman Burj - a tower with marble balcony from where he could gaze Taj Mahal.

We’ll also visit one of Agra’s marble emporiums, which will give us an appreciation of the marble inlay work that we will see on our later visit to the Taj Mahal. We’ll visit the Taj Mahal in the late afternoon, when the colors of the sunset cause it to glow. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj is the world’s greatest monument to love. This immense tomb, which seems to float on its white marble plinth, took 22 years to build and was completed in 1653 AD. Designed to be perfectly symmetrical, it is surrounded by gardens and water features, and overlooks the Yamuna River. If your visit in Agra falls around the full moon days, you can take an optional tour of Taj Mahal at night. The color of the Taj Mahal dramatically changes and glows when the moon lights fall on it.

Overnight Wyndham Grand Hotel.

Day 09~Train to Jhansi, visit Orcha and continue to Khajuraho.

Following early morning breakfast, we are transferred to the Agra Cantt station. We board on 8: 17 a.m. air-conditioned chair car of Shatabdi Express train for Jhansi and arrive at Jhansi at 10:47 a.m. Upon arrival, we meet our coach and driver and then we take a short drive (10 miles) to the picturesque town of Orchha which was once the capital of Bundelkhand region. We visit the historical monuments of Orcha that still retain their pristine charm and narrate stories of war and peace, of love and destruction over hundreds of years.

We visit the Jahangir Mahal - most admired of the palaces of Orchha, built by Bir Sing Deo in honour of the state visit of Emperor Jahangir in the 17th century, the Raj Mahal, an earlier building adorned by colorful murals and numerous temples in the complex. Overwhelmed by the vastness and stories of Orcha, we continue on our trip to Khajuraho- the city of kamasutra temples!

We arrive at Khajuraho in mid afternoon. We wash and change and soon rush to explore the beautiful temples with erotic sculptures in Sandstone. The temples here are not for worships but for arts of love making. The 9th to 12th century temples of Khajuraho are the testament of the architectural geniuses during the times of Chandela dynasty. Situated in Madhya Pradesh, India, Khajuraho oozes with passion, eroticism, dance and music and other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture and images of the temples. Of the total 85 temples only 22 of them exists and are divided into three groups- the Western, Southern and Eastern group of temples. We visit the Western group of temples that comprise the majority of the temples and among the most beautiful ones.

Overnight in the Ramada Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 10~Day12 Bandhavgarh National Park (260km, 6-7 hrs)

Following an early morning breakfast, we leave Khajuraho for Bandhavgarh. This is a long day drive and the road passes through Panna National Park. We plan to arrive at Bandhavgarh for an afternoon safari that starts at 3 p.m. Bandhavgarh National Park is a relatively new park, established in 1968, is set in the Vindhya hills of Madhya Pradesh and has an interesting variety of habitats. Caves in the park have Brahmi inscriptions dating from the first century B.C.

As we have three full days in this magnificent park, we should have time here for several game drives. We will travel in open jeeps in the morning and late afternoon. Chital (Spotted Deer) and Sambar Deer, Wild Boar, Peafowl and Langur Monkeys are everywhere. As we drive the many dusty roads, we’ll listen for the barking alarm call of the Sambar, indicating a tiger on the prowl. We will also watch for tiger pugmarks in the dust. If a tiger is spotted off the road, we’ll climb to the heights of a howdah, and travel off-road by elephant for a closer look at these magnificent cats. We’ll also sample many of the park’s species of birds: the Blue-bearded Bee-eater, White-bellied Drongos, Tickell’s Flycatcher and assorted Kingfishers. Green Pigeons and Plum-headed Parakeets can be found on many of the fruiting trees in the park.

Overnight Tiger Jungle Lodge.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 13~Day 15 Kanha NP

This morning we will drive to Kanha National Park, a park that has sometimes been called the Ngorongoro of India. It is a reasonable comparison except that Kanha is greener and its hills are more densely wooded. It is located in the eastern end of the Central Indian Himalayas and covers an area of 940 sq. km. This park was long the private hunting preserves of the British Viceroy and was declared a national park in 1955. Of particular interest during our stay will be mammal sightings. The magnificent Gaur, the strikingly beautiful Bluebull, the Barasingha or Swamp Deer and the ubiquitous Langur Monkeys are all here. Sloth Bear sightings are common and we’ll also hope to see tiger. In all, some 22 species of large mammals are regularly found within the park and the bird life is equally impressive. Marsh and Pied Harriers quarter the open grasslands flushing flocks of Bush Quail. Red Jungle Fowl are common in the mixed bamboo deciduous forests and Peafowl roam the area. Other birds that we hope to see, among the beautiful “flame of the forest” trees, are Indian Roller, Racket-tailed Drongo and Pied Malabar Hornbill. Here again, if tigers are spotted off the road in the jungle, we’ll mount elephants for a closer look.

Overnight Tuli Tiger Resort.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 16~Drive to Nagpur/Flight to Mumbai

This morning we will have an early breakfast so as to get a good start for our drive to Nagpur. Our journey takes us through stands of hardwood forests known as “sal” that later give way to teak forests. The road itself, although paved, is narrow and winds its way through scenic, but sparsely populated hill country. We will arrive in Nagpur in the late afternoon in time for the evening flight to Mumbai (Bombay) and connect with your international flight or extend your trip in Mumbai or Goa.

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Trip Info

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation on Twin sharing basis
  • All sightseeing and Excursions
  • All Meals
  • Entrance Feet to Monuments
  • Air Conditioned Car Transportation
  • Qualified Local English speaking Guided and Naturalists
  • Jeep Safaris in National Parks ( 02 Safaris in Ranthambhore, 04 each in Bandavgarh and Kanha)

Cost Does Not Include

  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • India visa ( You need to obtain it on your own before the travel begins.
  • Drinks, tipping, laundry and other expenses of personal nature
  • Extra expenses or loss due to unforeseen events such as flight delays, cancellation, civil unrest, accident, illness, inclemenet weather or any event beyond the control of the management
  • Additonal safaris other than listed.
  • Camera fees if any

Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 sign ups

We guarantee departures with sign-up of minimum two persons. Group of family and friends booking and traveling together are entitled good amount of saving. Sometime, there are early bird booking discounts and other offers are also available. Please, give us call to find out if there are any discounts available.

Life on the Trip

A cultural sightseeing day, depending on the season, starts between 8.30 am to 9 am. We are picked up at our hotel by our guide and driver. We visit the sights and monuments or participate in activities and we will have lunch break around noon to 1 pm. After lunch, we again embark on the tour for 2 to 3 hours and we are brought back to our hotel late afternoon and our guide will generally leave us free. We will have time to take rest, write diaries or wander about ourselves.

When we are driving from once city to another, we usually spend 4-5 hours on the road with occasional stops for photography and drinks and snacks. Some days can be longer.

A jungle safari trip begins very early morning, sometime before dawn depending on the season. Chances of game viewing is higher very early morning or late afternoon. Usually, the morning safari begins around 6 a.m. following a cup of tea or coffee .We take safari style open jeep and ride for 3-4 hours. The parks are divided in different zones and we will visit different zones on each safari. We will be back to our lodge or tent by 9:30 to 10:00 a.m and then we will have a sumptuous breakfast. Then we will have time to rest, write diaries or chat with the lodge staff and naturalists. We will have a light lunch around 1 p.m. and we will embark on another safari around 2:30 pm or 3 p.m. Depending on the area we are visiting, we will be back to our lodge around 6:30 pm. Dinner is served around 8 p.m. and then we will sit around the bonfire and chat with other fellow travelers or naturalists about the sightings of the day.

There will be optional Elephant Safari rides available in some national parks which are subject to the availability and costs additional. Often the elephant rides are provided for the tiger viewing. When tigers are located in a certain areas, you are driven by jeep to the location and then you embark on the elephant top to view the tiger.

Please, note that you are required to be quiet in the jungle. The vehicles can go on the permitted routes only and have stops in the designated places only. Please, do not force the drivers and guides to go off the route or unnecessarily closer to the animal.

We try our best to adhere to the itinerary but it should be taken as a general guideline or scope of activities rather than an inflexible series of events and depending on the local conditions or time factor; it can change from the exact sight to see to the exact city to stop.

Indian Visa

You need to obtain Indian visa before hand as India does not grant visa upon arrival. Travisa Outsourcing handles all the India visa requests from inside the United States as a private contractor to the Indian Embassy and Consulates. For more information and application process, please visit the website of Travisa Outsourcing.

Besides Indian visa, there will be permits required for national parks and monuments visits and we will take care of that for you.

If you are traveling multiple countries and returning to India within 60 days after your previous visit, you will also need to request for re-entry permit.


In the cities, our choice of accommodation are first class to deluxe properties with all modern amenities that includes private bathroom with hot and cold shower, central air-conditioning, phone, mini refrigerator, restaurant etc. Our accommodation in the national park are small lodges, built in the traditional style with local materials as far as possible; they are air conditioned and have en suite bathrooms. Electricity is backed up by generators in case of power failure.

Accommodation listed are our first line choices and are subject to availability at the time reservation is processed. If listed hotels are not available for any reason, we will book your accommodation in the similar property. Rooms are twin or double sharing basis. If you are looking for a single room, we can arrange it for you on additional charge.


The tour cost includes three meals a day. Buffest breakfasts are served in your hotel. In the cities, lunch and dinners may be in your hotel or in local restaurant. While in the National Parks, all meals will be served in your lodge. Beside regular meals, there will be tea, coffee and other refreshment drinks before and after the safaris.

Your hotels and lodges will provide both vegetarian and non vegetarian, traditional Indian and western style dishes. Traditional Indian dishes are often spicy with use of hot peppers, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric etc but you are often times asked if you want non-spicy or medium spice level.

If you have special dietary requirement, they will try to cater with an advance notice.

Equipment and Clothing:

You can bring casual clothing depending on the season. One or two pairs of smart dresses during hotel stays are recommended. For national park visits, dark colored clothes are recommended. Please avoid bright colored clothing. During Spring and summer, wide brimmed hats and sun glasses are recommended. A light windproof or fleece jackets are recommended for early morning and evening safaris. Laundry services are available everywhere.

A pair of good binoculars and bird books are recommended. Please bring spare batteries and films for your camera. For digital cameras, make sure you have sufficient memory cards and storage devices. Please, bring charger and a travel adapter with two round pin. A plastic cover or a travel towel will be useful to cover your camera equipment to protect from the dusts. A small day pack is essential for carrying camera equipment, water bottle or wallet.

Tour Guide

All our trips are lead by local guides who are university graduate, trained and certified by Indian tourism authorities. So as for National Park visits, our lodges or national parks provide certified naturalists and guides for 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. Your guide carries necessary vouchers for the hotels and buys admission tickets where necessary. Tour guide and driver is not the same person.


Depending on the group size, we use air-conditioned Sedan Cars, SUVs, Mini Van or coaches for all transfers and tour in the cities. This trip also involves a train journey from Agra to Jhansi which will be an air-conditioned chair car with seating arrangement like in the plane.

All transportations and game drives in the National Park will be by open topped safari style jeeps with theatre style seating or sideway benches. The roads inside the park are dirt road and are bumpy and dusty. You can wear pollution masks to protect your nose from the dust.

Health and Personal Fitness

While there are no specific physical requirement, all participants of the trip are required to be in good health condition, have a positive attitude, team spirit and spirit of adventure. You need to be mentally prepared for some long journeys, safari rides on a bumpy and dusty dirt road and some amount of walking and even climbing stairs.

Travelers are recommended to start mild exercises like jogging, walking, cycling or swimming several months ahead of the trip to keep yourself fit.

Traveling during late Spring and summer, it can be very hot and make sure that you can bear it when you travel during this period. Travelers are advised to bring their own personal medical kit and prescription drugs.

International and Internal Airfares

You can purchase your international airfare to India and return on your own. If you need any help on this, certainly feel free to contact us. We will take care of the internal airfares for you. Local airport taxes may or may not be included in the airfare.


When you are sure you are traveling, please don't delay in booking. The internal flights are the key factor in determining whether your trip can be realized or not. A deposit of US$ 300 is requested along with complete trip application form and passport copies.

Balance payment is due 60 days prior to your departure. Depending on the number of applicants, we may set an early payment date. Credit card payment attracts additional fee.

Cancellation fee

  • 90 days prior departure: Administrative fee US$ 50 per person.
  • 60-89 day's prior departure: US$ 250 or 25% of the land cost whichever is higher.
  • 45 days to 59 days prior departure: US$ 450 or 50% of the land cost whichever is higher.
  • 30 days to 44 days prior 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, and flight cancellation or missed connection or loss of baggage etc. that may cause interruption or delay or total cancellation of your trip putting your hard earned travel investment in jeopardy. It's also possible that you may need medical assistance, emergency evacuation or medical transportation when you get ill or involve in an accident when you are traveling in remote areas. Far & High's Tour cost does not cover any of these expenses or losses and so we strongly recommend you that you should protect yourself and your travel investment against those unfavorable conditions.

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