India – Tigers, Temples & Taj

Gaze in awe as the sun peeks over the horizon reflecting off the flawless white marble of the Taj Mahal. Wait in anticipation as the safari jeep creeps slowly through the bush as we keep our eyes peeled for the elusive Bengal Tiger. Meander through markets buzzing with life in Mumbai and Delhi.

This is the best India has to offer in an unforgettable 10-day journey.


The Place and The People

India’s dizzying kaleidoscope of cultures, cuisines, religions and World Heritage Sites offer an unrivaled experience. This is a place where spending one afternoon immersed in the crowded urban spice markets of Delhi and the next in the back of a safari jeep scouting for the elusive Bengal Tiger amongst expansive jungle landscapes is not uncommon. Simply walking the streets of Mumbai and Delhi will take you through a  soul stirring journey of towering temples, regionally distinct flavors of cuisine & a society equally as complex.

While India is best explored over months or even years, this condensed journey will expose you to India’s most beautiful and iconic sites.

 


What You'll Do

Over the course of 10 days, take an unparalleled journey through India’s cultural backbone. Take time to uncover ancient caves, ornate temples, bustling markets and the colonial architecture of Mumbai and Delhi. Venture to Agra and stand in awe of the Taj Mahal as the sun rises over one of the world’s most famous buildings. Sample some of the diverse flavors that make India’s culinary heritage so unique.

Contrast this against the vast forests and grasslands of Central India where the last remaining wild tigers roam. Explore two of India’s leading tiger reserves – Kahna & Bandhavgarh – with naturalist guides and scout for tigers, monkeys, antelope and crocodile.


What You'll See

This full 360-degree experience encompasses the best of India, the heart of which will be five days spent learning about tiger conservation from the frontlines of one of earth’s only places to view tigers in the wild. The rest of the time will be spent exploring India’s complex culture and society.

Along the way, visits to local organizations in each of the areas we visit will expose you to innovative solutions to some of India’s most complex issues including street children, access to education & wildlife conservation. Whether it’s joining a former street child on a tour of Delhi’s narrow alleyways or visiting a local school to learn about India’s education system, you will learn about India through its people.

 

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Itinerary Overview

Beginning in the cosmopolitan metropolis of Mumbai, continue through the heart of India’s tiger country to two of the world’s premier tiger reserves – Bandhavgarh and Kahna National Parks. Join our naturalist guide as we scout for Bengal Tigers in the wild from the comfort of our open-air 4×4 jeep.

Continue on to India’s capital New Delhi and make the short journey down to Agra – home of one of the world’s most iconic structure – the Taj Mahal. Experience once-in-a-lifetime views as the sun rises over the Taj Mahal at the break of dawn.

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Where You'll Stay

Our hand-picked collection of luxury hotels will delight your senses in each of the locations we visit. In the urban meccas of Mumbai and Delhi, bask in comfort at centrally-located 4- & 5-star hotels such as The Grand and Hotel Fariyas. Cool swimming pools, charming restaurants and verdant gardens will greet you after a day in the city. In the tiger reserves of Bandhavgar and Kahna,  stay in unique, award-winning hotels such as the Kanha Earth Resort and the Kings Lodge located right at the gate of India’s premier tiger viewing. End the journey in Agra with an evening at the world-class ITC Mughal set amongst 25 acres of gardens and views of the Taj Mahal from the hotel’s top balconies.

Courtney S.

Bozeman, MT

Traveler's Journal

India has been on my bucket list for decades and I could never quite choose the right experience. Discover Corps’ 10-day program was a perfect blend of sightseeing, cultural immersion and relaxation. They also did a phenomenal job at balancing time in the cities with time in nature. And the lodging was absolutely superb. Traveling is tiring so coming home each night to a comfortable, well-located hotel was a huge plus!

Dates and Fees

We offer serveral Family Friendly dates, to help families book travel around common school vacation times

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10 days / 10 nights

Program Cost: $4,795* (Peak Season) / $4595 (Off-Peak Season)

 

Peak Season

Nov 18-27, 2017 (FF)

Jan 6-15, 2018

Feb 10-19, 2018 (FF)

March 13-12, 2018 (FF)

Nov 17-26, 2018 (FF)

 

Off-Peak Season

April 21-30, 2018

June 6-25, 2018 (FF)

June 10-19, 2018 (FF)

 

 

  • * Double Occupancy Price
  • FF = Family Friendly
  • Single Room Supplement = $1299
  • Note: If a single room is requested, or if you wish to share but we are unable to find a suitable roommate, you will be required to pay the single room supplement.
See What's Included
  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 7 dinners
  • Transportation in private vehicles
  • 10 nights accommodation in 4 & 5 star luxury hotels
  • Visits to local non-profit organizations
  • 3 jungle safaris with a naturalist guide in Kanha & Bandavgarh National Parks
  • Guided tour of the Taj Mahal
  • All scheduled activities and excursions
  • Discover Corps Host
  • Tips for all meals, porters, drivers & safari guides
  • $50,000 emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Discover Corps pre-departure booklet
  • 24-hour Discover Corps emergency hotline

What's Included

Our trips are inclusive of all activities, lodging, transport and most meals to make your experience hassle-free.  Here’s a sample of what’s included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 7 dinners
  • Transportation in private vehicles
  • 10 nights accommodation in 4 & 5 star luxury hotels
  • Visits to local non-profit organizations
  • 3 jungle safaris with a naturalist guide in Kanha & Bandavgarh National Parks
  • Guided tour of the Taj Mahal
  • All scheduled activities and excursions
  • Discover Corps Host
  • Tips for all meals, porters, drivers & safari guides
  • $50,000 emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Discover Corps pre-departure booklet
  • 24-hour Discover Corps emergency hotline

What’s Not Included:

  • Tips for the Discover Corps Host
  • India visa
  • International airfare

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Repeat travelers and groups are eligible for discounts and special deals.

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* Group occupancy price


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