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This is a small group guided holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
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The trip was GREAT! Harish, our guide was fun and informative. I loved the small group of interesting people. My friend and I were the only Americans on the trip. There were 2 Australians, 1 Canadian, and the rest English for a total of 16. We chose Exodus because we didn't want to travel with only Americans. The itinerary was just right, too.
The two things I REALLY wanted to see on this trip were the Taj Mahal and a tiger in the wild. We got to see both! I had always thought that the Taj Mahal was the most beautiful thing man has ever made, and I still believe that after having the privilege of seeing it for myself. And the tiger is surely one of the most beautiful things God has ever made!
Harish was great. He clearly loves his country, but didn't sugar coat it.
Travel with an open mind and an open heart.
An adventure a day..utterly brilliant. We saw a tiger at close quarters, walked at dawn to a Hindu Temple, queued early to see the Taj Mahal at its best..an endless variety, an insight into India, and fun besides
Where do I begin ? Sitting just feet from a male tiger for almost an hour, a cultural show held in a Haveli, Pushkar Camel Fair, the inlaid stones of the Taj Mahal...being part of worship in Hindu Temple, a boat trip in Udaipur...I cannot isolate one episode.
Having done perhaps a dozen Exodus trips, Harish our guide was probably the best. He was fun, passionate about his country, so caring and willing to adapt to our needs. He seemed to have endless ideas up his sleeve, offering us all sorts of possibilities. We loved the long journeys, so much to see and learn...especially about the wildlife. A first class leader who always went that extra mile.He even arranged a trip for us, as we arrived a day early,what more could you ask for ??
Take few, loose clothes. Keep lots of 10 rupee notes handy for tips in the toilets. Imodium were a good idea, as well as hand gels.Just enjoy it all...
There are quite a few opportunities to get laundry done,amazingly efficiently and cheaply.
The roads are dusty, so a scarf might be handy at times.
A tiring trip, but the trip notes informed us of this. There is little chance for activity, but endless variety.
Thank you, Exodus, for a wonderful trip to India! My friend and I were the only two Americans on the trip, but it was wonderful to learn of the similarities and differences not only of us and our fellow travelers, but of the people of India as well. We are all people with many of the same dreams and needs. Life in India is very different from what I am used to, but that's why we travel, to broaden our knowledge of our world. This trip surely accomplished that.
There were two--seeing the Taj Mahal, which I truly believe is the most beautiful thing man has ever built, and seeing a tiger in the wild, which is surely one of God's most beautiful creatures.
Harish was a wonderful leader. I truly felt cared for and watched after. He was great at explaining the Indian way of life, which was invaluable.
Keep your mind and heart open.
India has delicious food to cater for all preferences but, like anywhere in the world, hygiene is important. Keeping your hands well washed before eating, staying as hydrated as possible and sticking to bottled water is the best protection against an upset tum. Otherwise, mashed potato is apparently a good cure!
Brendan Phelan - Customer Operations
No. Indian visas must be pre-arranged in advance. Check the Indian embassy website for details.
Will Shoubridge - Agency Sales
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