8 Day YOGA tour with Holi celebration &Taj Mahal under Full Moon

  • India
  • Mar 9 - 16, 2017
  • Trip Size: 1 - 25 people

$1199

Overview

Tour Highlights Review and refine your yoga practice with a daily yoga session with our highly skilled Yoga Instructor to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.* 

Enjoy the sublime beauty of the Taj Mahal under the full moon. ** 
Experience the Taj changing colour with each phase of the rising of the sun, at dawn. 

Enjoy Holi celebrations (the festival of colour) at Vrindavan (the home of Lord Krishna) 

Feel reborn whilst practising Sun Salutation Yoga. 

Experience the cities as a local. We believe in real life experiences combined with luxury. Leave all your cares and concerns behind you when you enter into deep mediation with a qualified and experienced Yoga Instructor. 

Visit astounding ancient Indian architecture such as Agra Fort, Amber Fort, India gate, the Presidential House and much more. 

Enjoy the soothing scenic beauty of Northern India. Enjoy a unique Indian experience by watching a Bollywood movie with local fans at a famous Indian cinema. 

Lose yourself in the fascinating, colourful bazaars of Jaipur. 

Enjoy the authentic delicious dishes of Indian cuisine. 

Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 passengers on the tour. Your tour is accompanied by a professional, qualified and experienced Tour Leader and Yoga Instructor.

What's Included

Accommodation (twin share) – 7 nights in 3 & 4 Star Hotels. Meals – 7 B, and 3 D. (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner). 
6 morning yoga and meditation sessions with a highly skilled yoga instructor. 
English speaking professional and highly experienced tour leader. 
English speaking monument guides where ever applicable. 
An experienced driver and a helper on private AC coach, minivan etc. 
Transportation in private AC coach or minivan or boat. Taj Mahal visit under full moon night**. 
Taj Mahal visit at sun rise. 
Sun salutation Yoga. 
Holi celibration at Vrindavan (lord krishna’s place). 
Temple visit at Vrindavan. 
Some meals at local restaurants. 
Domestic government taxes and service charges. 
All sightseeing activities as listed in the itinerary. 
Entrance tickets to –Taj Mahal under full moon**; a sun rise view of Taj Mahal; Agra Fort,; Bollywood movie ticket at Raj Mandir cinema; Jaipur and Amber Palace. 

All applicable taxes for included activities.

Not Included

International airfares, departure airport tax for international flights & visa fee. 

Travel Insurance – Please note that this is a must in order to join the group. We would not be able to accept passengers without travel insurance in any circumstances. 

Additional meals not mentioned in itinerary, alcohol, water bottles and other drinks. 

Single room surcharge or pre and post tour accommodation. Hotel incidentals: mini bar, laundry, spa, health club, telephone etc. 

Tips and gratuities and camera fees at monuments. 

Airport arrival and departure transfer. 

Any optional activities, or transport to and from. 

Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural disasters, flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, accidents, medical evacuations, riots or strikes etc. 

Anything which is not mentioned in included list.

Before You Go

Travel Insurance Travel insurance is compulsory for our trip. We require that, at a minimum, you are covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects 

When travelling on a trip, you won’t be permitted to join the trip until evidence of travel insurance and the insurance company’s 24 hour emergency contact number has been seen by our Tour Leader. If you have credit card insurance our Tour Leader will require details of the participating insurer/underwriter, the level of coverage, policy number and emergency contact telephone number rather than the bank’s name and credit card details. Please contact your bank for these details prior to arriving in-country. Visas Visas are the responsibility of the individual traveller. Getting Visa to India is easy now. Visa on Arrival Facility is available in India for passport holders of following countries Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cook Islands,Djibouti,Fiji,Finland,Germany,Indonesia,Israel,Japan,Jordan,Kenya,Kiribati, Laos, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam. Instructions for Tourist Visa on Arrival (Enabled by ETA) 

Applicants of the eligible countries may apply on-line minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival with a window of 30 days. Example : If you are applying on 1st Sept then applicant can select arrival date from 5th Sept to 4th Oct. Recent front facing photograph with white background and photo page of Passport containing personal details like name,date of birth, nationality , expiry date etc. to be uploaded by the applicant. The application is liable to be rejected if the uploaded document and photograph are not clear and as per specification. Tourist visa on arrival (TVoA) fee is US$ 60/- per passenger excluding interchange charge for credit/debit cards.The fee must be paid 4 days before the expected date of travel filled by you otherwise application will not be processed. TVoA fee once submitted is non refundable. Applicant should carry a copy of ETA along with him/her at the time of travel. Biometric details of the applicant will be mandatorily captured at Immigration on arrival in India. The validity of visa will be 30 days from the date of arrival in India. 

Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) is valid for entry through 9 designated Airports i.e. Bengaluru,Chennai,Cochin,Delhi ,Goa, Hyderabad,Kolkata,Mumbai & Trivandrum . This facility is in addition to the existing Visa services. Tourist Visa On Arrival (TVoA) is allowed for a maximum of two visits in a calendar year. Tourist Visa On Arrival (TVoA) once issued on arrival is Only single entry , non-extendable , non-convertible & not valid for visiting Protected/Restricted and Cantonment Areas. Applicants can track the status of their application online by clicking visa status. Please be careful while making payment of the TVoA fee. If the number of unsuccessful attempts is more than three (03), then the application id would be blocked and the applicant would be required to apply afresh by filling the application form again and regenerating a new application id. Nationals of Yellow Fever affected countries must carry YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CARD at the time of arrival in India, otherwise they may be quarantined for 6 days upon arrival in India. Please visit our Ministry Of Health & Family Welfare latest guidelines regarding yellow fever countries here. For any assistance call 24 * 7 Visa support center at +91-11-24300666+91-11-24300666 or send email to indiatvoa@gov.in For more details on visa on arrival please visit – httpss://indianvisaonline.gov.in 

We keep the following information up to date as much as possible, but rules do change – it’s important that you check for yourself. Residents from other countries must consult the relevant embassies or your travel agent. 

Tipping 
Tipping is a firm and expected element in the tourism industry. Over the years we have found that many of our travellers find the need for tipping to be both tiresome and embarrassing, especially if they don’t have the correct small change. To overcome this, we have established a tipping kitty system; however the money is not collected in your final payment received by Soulfit Journey. This is so that it can be paid directly to your Tour Leader who will then distribute the tips among your main service providers – guides, drivers, helper, attendants, Potter, bathroom attendants, shoe keeper, gate keeper, restaurants etc. – on your behalf. We have calculated the tipping amount of USD 120 to be paid per person to your Tour Leader upon arrival in India at group meeting on Day 1. 

Your Tour Leader 
 The Tour Leaders with Soulfit Journey are some of the best in industry and have wide knowledge of diverse culture, history and people in India. We recommend tipping your Tour Leader as they work long hours to make trip successful. The amount is entirely a personal preference; however as a guideline USD 10 per person, per day can be used. Of course you are free to tip more as you see fit, depending on your perception of service and quality of your trip. Your Yoga Instructor You will be accompanied by highly skilled yoga instructor throughout the tour. The instructors are qualified from recognized yoga institute and experienced regular practitioners. We recommend tipping your Yoga Instructor. The amount is entirely a personal preference; however as a guideline USD 10 per person, per day can be used. Of course you are free to tip more as you see fit, depending on your perception of service and quality of your trip. 

Single Travellers 
Our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and don’t involve a compulsory single supplement. Single travellers share with people of the same gender in twin share accommodation. On a selection of our trips; you have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure that you have your own accommodation (where available). Please note that this only applies to accommodation during the tour. Pre-trip and post-trip accommodation will be booked on a single room basis or as per requirement Give little extra to yourself as you deserve it. Book single supplement on this trip. Single room may not available at Jungle stay. 

Domestic Airline & Baggage Allowance 
Domestic airlines within India have recently reviewed their checked luggage limits, as such all airlines have now implemented a maximum checked luggage limit of 15 Kgs. Please keep in mind when packing for your upcoming trip as international airline may have higher luggage allowance. Any excess luggage charges incurred will be at the expanse of passenger and they should be paid upon check in. Please ensure you adhere to the above regulation whenever you are embarking on a domestic fight. 

Physical Requirements 
This trip is only for very physically fit and healthy travellers. It is not appropriate for travellers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. You must be able to walk 2-3 miles unassisted each day and participate in 3-5 hours of daily physical activities, including scaling several steep steps without handrails.  

Appropriate Dress When visiting temples or mosques, both men and women should dress in non-revealing clothes. Full-length trousers with a shirt or t-shirt for men; and pants or skirts well below the knee with a top that covers the shoulders and upper arms for women. Women might also consider carrying a ‘modesty shawl’ in their daypack – this could be a sarong or light scarf – which they can wear over their shoulders and heads to feel more comfortable while sightseeing at mosques. Religious sites and homes throughout India – for Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Muslims or Buddhists to name a few – require all visitors to remove their shoes to enter. Even if you then need to walk outdoors, over hot or rough ground, you will not be allowed to wear shoes. You will often find shoe storage rooms near the entrance of a site where it is customary to leave your shoes near the entrance. Occasionally there are ‘shoe minders’ who will offer to keep your shoes safe for a ‘tip’ –If you do not want to remove them, you will have to remain outside.

Bookable Until

Feb. 09, 2017

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