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2 wks in Varanasi & Rajasthan – Feb 2012! Advice on itinerary appreciated

Discussion in 'Northern and Central Indian States' started by richardsmith, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. richardsmith

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    <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:punctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:DoNotPromoteQF/> <w:LidThemeOther>EN-US</w:LidThemeOther> <w:LidThemeAsian>X-NONE</w:LidThemeAsian> <w:LidThemeComplexScript>X-NONE</w:LidThemeComplexScript> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables/> <w:SnapToGridInCell/> <w:WrapTextWithPunct/> <w:UseAsianBreakRules/> <w:DontGrowAutofit/> <w:SplitPgBreakAndParaMark/> <w:DontVertAlignCellWithSp/> <w:DontBreakConstrainedForcedTables/> <w:DontVertAlignInTxbx/> <w:Word11KerningPairs/> <w:CachedColBalance/> </w:Compatibility> <m:mathPr> <m:mathFont m:val="Cambria Math"/> <m:brkBin m:val="before"/> <m:brkBinSub m:val="--"/> <m:smallFrac m:val="off"/> <m:dispDef/> <m:lMargin m:val="0"/> <m:rMargin m:val="0"/> <m:defJc m:val="centerGroup"/> <m:wrapIndent m:val="1440"/> <m:intLim m:val="subSup"/> <m:naryLim m:val="undOvr"/> </m:mathPr></w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--> [FONT=&quot]Well, finally tickets are booked, leaving February 2 from New York and returning on February 20, 2013. That’s our India trip will 14 days and our trip start from Delhi, Varanasi and end in Rajasthan. I have been spending many times on working and re-working my itinerary and quite feel good. I have given special important on the itinerary because it will be my last India trip and I don’t want any compromise on traveling.

    We are very excited in being interact with villagers, temples and small villages and having the chance to learn the lifestyle of local residence, which is why my tour operator tells to me. After reaching in Delhi airport we will take a guided tour to Varanasi, I think we could know the history of the temples of Varanasi. From our side we don’t have any hesitation.

    After Varanasi we will come back to Delhi and take flight to Jaipur, Rajasthan. Our main purpose of visiting this vibrant land is camel safari, dinner at city palace and spends night at Ranakpur. We have heard so many things about camel safari but never ride. We are really very excited for camel riding. This will be my first time. Now I can’t explain, after camel safari I will tell you.

    Ranakapur will be our last stop in Rajasthan; you want to know why we choose this small village? One day we are watching Hindi movie BAL Bachan, after watching this movie we want to see the village. We want to know the sightseeing of the village which showed in that Movie.

    I have already found out the agent that helps our trip to make interesting. I am here to ask what about think about our plan, if you have any suggestion then write.

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    [FONT=&quot]Our Itinerary

    New Delhi (one night)
    Catch flight to Varanasi
    Stay 2 night in Varanasi
    Returning to Delhi and spend one night
    Jaipur 2 nights
    Jodhpur 2 nights
    Mount Abu 2 nights
    Ranakpur 2 night
    Return to Delhi and catch flight to New York, USA.

    Many thanks
    Richard Smith[/FONT]
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    Since you are so interested in experiencing the lifestyle of an Indian village. I suggest you book a stay at Choki Dhani village. It is a complex where you can experience the life in a rajasthani village (although with all city comforts taken care of.) You can visit www.chokidhani.com for more information. Ask your agent to book a room for you. You can also book directly via the website. It will be an experience you will never forget.
     
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    Hi
    I am happy you have chosen to visit Delhi. Delhi is a modern bustling city. It has the Old Delhi (which has many buildings of the Mughal era) and the New Delhi which has both British era buildings as well as many landmarks of the the post Independence era.
    During your stay in Delhi you must visit the Red Fort which is a red sand stone fort built during the Mughal dynasty. Another stop over should be the Qutab Minar which is the tallest stone tower of the world. You must also see the Bahai Temple or the Lotus Temple near Nehru Place in South Delhi. Do also drop in at the Delhi Haat near INA Market. The complex showcases the work of artisans from every state of India. You can also sample the best of regional cuisine.
     

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