Explore India Program

Day 1 Monday

Delhi

Arrival at Delhi airport and welcome by our representative. After introduction and program debriefing of the day by the representative you will be transferred to the hotel.

Meal plan: No meals included

Once you have cleared customs and collected your luggage you are advised to wait in arrival hall. Look for Moods of India (MOI) representative with a placard of MOI. Our representative will welcome you and arrange your transfer to Hotel. Your transfer from airport to hotel is arranged in a cab which might be on sharing bases in case if there are another participants arriving on same time as you.

Please also remember that your room at hotel is on sharing basis (unless you have applied for single occupancy) therefore you are requested to spare some unused space in the room for your room mate so he/ she can feel comfortable as you did.

Note: You are advised to exchange some money to Indian rupees at airport as you need it for your personal expenses.

Day 2 Tuesday

Delhi sight seeing

After breakfast at hotel you (along with rest of the group) will be given an orientation about culture consideration and program details.
Afterwards you will do the sightseeing of Delhi covering hotspots, monuments and bazaars etc.

Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi

Meal plan: Breakfast only

Day 3 Wednesday

Agra

After breakfast at hotel you will be transferred to Agra by train/ bus/ cab. Followed by arrival at hotel and check in. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel at Agra.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Thursday

Taj Mahal

After breakfast at hotel in early morning you will take guided tour of Taj Mahal and experience the live marble artisan work. Free time for lunch and in afternoon transfer to Jaipur by train/ bus/ cab.

Meal plan: Breakfast only

Day 5 Friday

Jaipur

After breakfast at hotel you will take a guided tour of Amber fort including elephant ride. Free time for lunch and afterwards visit to local market in Pink city.

Later in evening visit to Chokhi Dhani resort and dinner. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Saturday

Pushkar (Camel Safari)

After breakfast transfer to Pushkar by road. Hotel check in followed by fresh n up and camel ride to the camping place in desert. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

(In case of rain tenting accommodation will be changed to hotel/ guest house)

Day 7 Sunday

Overnight journey

After breakfast at camping place ride back to Pushkar town followed by visit to market. Free time for lunch and in afternoon transfer to Himachal by train/ bus/ cab. Dinner and overnight journey.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Monday

Himachal Pradesh

Arrival at train station in Himachal Pradesh followed by transfer from station to MOI camp house. Upon arrival welcome and lunch in camp house. Later in afternoon sightseeing. Dinner and overnight stay in camp house.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Tuesday

McLeodganj

Breakfast at camp house and transfer to McLeodganj. Hotel check in and sightseeing of Dalai Lama temple and local market. Free time for lunch followed by visit to waterfalls. Overnight stay at hotel in McLeodganj.

Meal plan: Breakfast only

Day 10 Wednesday

Trekking

After breakfast at hotel hiking through Dhauladhar hilltops up to Triund. Lunch and settle down in tents. Free time to explore flora and fauna. Bon fire, dinner and overnight stay at Triund in tents.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Thursday

Palampur

After breakfast optional trek to uphill snowline region. Afterwards trek down to McLeodganj town. Free time for lunch and to roam in market. In evening transfer to Palampur and overnight stay at camp house.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 Friday

Rural village trip

Yoga practice in early morning. After breakfast at camp house visit to rural village.

Overnight stay at camp house.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Saturday

Departure to Delhi

Cooking workshop. Later in evening transfer to Delhi. Overnight journey by train/ bus/ cab.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 Sunday

Delhi

Arrival at Delhi followed by transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Meal plan: Breakfast only

Day 15 Monday

Good bye

Airport transfer as per your flight schedule. See off. (Last transfer 9 AM)

Meal plan: Breakfast only

Program Highlights

  • Delhi one day sight seeing
  • Agra – Taj Mahal excursion
  • Jaipur Excursion & elephant ride
  • Pushkar Camel safari
  • Himalaya- Trekking to Triund
  • Rural village trip
  • Yoga- Yoga postures practice (Introductory)
  • Indian cooking- Indian cooking workshop

Services

Excluded:

  • Flight tickets
  • Visa expenses
  • Vaccinations and any medical expenses
  • Insurance
  • All the meals which are not mentioned in Itinerary
  • Fees for using camera, any electronic or recording device
  • Personal expenses on beverages
  • Any other expenses of personal nature such as toiletries etc.
  • Any transportation expenses of personal nature.

Included:

  • Pickup & drop off at Delhi airport with assistance
  • Hotel accommodation during arrival, departure and during excursions. Twin occupancy with same gender unless you have chosen single occupancy.
  • Entrance fees of monuments during all excursions.
  • Meals as per program itinerary.
  • Presence of MOI staff during all excursions.
  • All transportation related to program services.
  • Accommodation on four sharing bases with same gender in MOI camp house during program time period unless you have chosen single occupancy.