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Land of the Maharajas

15 Tage, Delhi nach Delhi

Statt 1,439 €
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Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

15
Tage

Startpunkt

Delhi
Indien

Endpunkt

Delhi
Indien

Tour Style

Comfort

Komfort-Level

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Fitness-Level


Besuchte Länder auf dieser Tour

Indien

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Die Tour

Lebe wie ein König bei Übernachtungen in Heritage Homes und ländlichen Palästen, erkunde atemberaubende Festungen und verlockende lokale Märkte, entdecke die Kultur des ländlichen Indien in kleinen Dörfern, lerne auf einem Spaziergang mit einem jugendlichen Guide aus einem Programm das Kindern hilft von der Straße wegzukommen Delhi besser kennen



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    Land of the Maharajas in wenigen Worten

    Man sagt, dass der Farbfilm nur erfunden wurde, um die Buntheit von Indien einzufangen. (Okay, das haben wir erfunden, aber abwegig ist es nicht.) Diese Erlebnisreise serviert dir einen Einblick in die Geschichte und das Erbe dieses Landes und führt dich in die Städte des Mogulreichs, nach Agra und New Delhi, in die atemberaubenden Hauptstädte der einstigen Fürstenstaaten – Heimat der ausufernden Havelis und von Palästen aus der Rajput-Periode – und in Rajasthan in ländliche Dörfer und befestigte Städte, die wie aus einer anderen Zeit wirken. Und mit privaten Fahrzeugen und einzigartigen Unterkünften auf der ganzen Reise wirst du dich selbst königlich fühlen.


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Ankunftstransfer durch Women on Wheels, einem von Planeterra unterstützten Projekt
    • Spaziergang und Besuch im von Planeterra unterstützten Delhi Streetkids Projekt
    • Orientierungs-Tour durch die Kolonialstadt New Delhi
    • Besichtigung der mit Fresken verzierten Havelis von Shekhawati
    • Besichtigung von Junagarh Fort und Rattentempel in Deshnoke
    • Besichtigung der Festungsanlage Mehrangarh Fort und des Uhrturms
    • Ausflug zu den kleinen ländlichen Dörfern Chandelaogarh und Jojawar
    • Erkunde Udaipur inklusive Stadtpalast, Jagdish-Tempel und Bootsfahrt am Pichola-See
    • Besuche die Ranakpur-Jain-Tempel
    • Erkunde Jaipur inklusive Stadtpalast und Fort Amber
    • Besichtige Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal und das Rote Fort in Agra
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Land of the Maharajas

    Tag 1 Delhi

    Ankunft in Delhi zu jeder Zeit möglich. Ankunftstransfer vom Women on Wheels Projekt inklusive.

    Tag 2 Delhi/Mandawa (1F)

    Mach mit einem Jugendlichen aus dem von Planeterra unterstützten New Delhi Streekids Project einen Spaziergang durch die Straßen abseits der üblichen Touristenpfade. Als ehemaliges Straßenkind wird dir dein Guide einen einzigartigen Einblick in das echte Delhi geben und du wirst auch das Projektzentrum besuchen. Es geht weiter in die Kolonialstadt New Delhi. Danach Fahrt zum Dorf Mandawa in der Shekhawati-Region.

    Tage 3-4 Bikaner (2F)

    Fahrt nach Bikaner und Aufenthalt in einem Heritage Hotel. Besuche Junagarh Fort, den berüchtigten Rattentempel und die farbenprächtigen Märkte und Havelis der Stadt. Du kannst auch eine Kamel-Aufzuchtstation besichtigen.

    Tag 5 Jodhpur (1F)

    Ankunft in der „Blauen Stadt“, wo du Mehrangarh Fort und den Uhrturm besuchst.

    Tage 6-7 Chandelao Garh (2F,2A)

    Jeep-Safari über das Land und Besuch der Stammesdörfer Bishnois und Prajapats. Weiter geht es nach Chandelao Garh, wo du das Dorf und die lokalen Märkte erkundest.

    Tage 8-9 Udaipur (2F)

    Fahrt nach Udaipur. Unterwegs Besuch der atemberaubenden Ranakpur-Jain-Tempel. Erkunde das Museum im Stadtpalast und den Jagdish-Tempel und mach eine Bootsfahrt auf dem Pichhola-See.

    Tag 10 Jojawar (1F,1A)

    Übernachte im Heritage Palace in Jojawar und genieße eine ländliche Zug-Safari und einen Orientierungs-Dorfspaziergang.

    Tage 11-12 Jaipur (2F)

    Fahrt nach Jaipur, die Hauptstadt des Bundesstaates Rajasthan. Besuche den Stadtpalast, Fort Amber und bestaune den Hawa Mahal. Du kannst auch in den örtlichen Basaren nach Textilien, Töpferwaren und Handarbeiten durchstöbern.

    Tag 13 Agra (1F)

    Fahrt nach Agra, unterwegs besuchst du die verlassene Stadt Fatehpur Sikri, die vom Großmogul Akbar erbaut wurde. In Agra besuchst du das berühmte Rote Fort.

    Tag 14 Delhi (1F)

    Besuche heute das weltberühmte Taj Mahal und genießt dessen atemberaubenden Anblick bei Sonnenaufgang, bevor es weitergeht nach Delhi, wo wir optional Old Delhi erkunden können.

    Tag 15 Delhi (1F)

    Abreise zu jeder Zeit möglich.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Ankunftstransfer durch Women on Wheels, einem von Planeterra unterstützten Projekt
    • Spaziergang und Besuch im von Planeterra unterstützten Delhi Streetkids Projekt
    • Orientierungs-Tour durch die Kolonialstadt New Delhi
    • Besichtigung der mit Fresken verzierten Havelis von Shekhawati
    • Besichtigung von Junagarh Fort und Rattentempel in Deshnoke
    • Besichtigung der Festungsanlage Mehrangarh Fort und des Uhrturms
    • Ausflug zu den kleinen ländlichen Dörfern Chandelaogarh und Jojawar
    • Erkunde Udaipur inklusive Stadtpalast, Jagdish-Tempel und Bootsfahrt am Pichola-See
    • Besuche die Ranakpur-Jain-Tempel
    • Erkunde Jaipur inklusive Stadtpalast und Fort Amber
    • Besichtige Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal und das Rote Fort in Agra
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Lebe wie ein König bei Übernachtungen in Heritage Homes und ländlichen Palästen, erkunde atemberaubende Festungen und verlockende lokale Märkte, entdecke die Kultur des ländlichen Indien in kleinen Dörfern, lerne auf einem Spaziergang mit einem jugendlichen Guide aus einem Programm das Kindern hilft von der Straße wegzukommen Delhi besser kennen

    Hinweise zur Tourbeschreibung

    The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Hinweise zum Ablauf der Tour

    While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

    Wichtige Hinweise

    1. CULTURE India is a country which is very different to anything you will have experienced before. Although this means it is not the easiest place to travel, this is also what makes it so special. Pollution, poverty and the crowds can result in initial culture shock but should be seen as an exciting new challenge. During our time here we have come to love this large and wonderfully different country but we know that we should always expect to encounter some difficulties along the way. In India there are very different attitudes to time keeping, public cleanliness, privacy and service. Trains will sometimes be late, plumbing can sometimes be temperamental and power will often just vanish. Optimistic menus turn out to have only one dish available and everyone, just everyone, will want to know your name. If you are able to travel with a lot of patience and a healthy sense of humour, then we know that you - like all of us - will be captivated by what India has to offer. 2. RAMADAN Depending on the lunar cycle, Ramadan will fall between June 18th and July 17th, 2015. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. Only about 20% of Indians are Muslim, but it is important to note that there may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan. Generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day. It is important to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan in predominately Muslim areas of India. Please wear loose fitting clothes, that cover knees and shoulders, and try to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public out of respect for those who can't at that time.

    Chief Experience Officers?

    All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting - we think it's the best of both worlds.

    Gruppengröße

    Max. 16, im Schnitt 10.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    14x Frühstück, 3x Abendessen.

    Verpflegung

    Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. Vegetarians will be able to find a huge range of different foods - India is vegetarian heaven. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 500-600 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

    Transport

    Minibus, Bus, Jeep, Zug, Fahrradrikscha, zu Fuß.

    Transport

    ROAD Road travel in India is certainly not what people are used to in Western countries. Rules are not always followed, drivers appear to speed, do not stay in their lanes, overtake in seemingly dangerous situations, and rarely use their mirrors or driving lights at night. The horn however is used frequently and can range from the latest Bollywood tune to Britney Spears! Although the government is investing large sums of money to improve the road infrastructure, there is a lot more to be done. As a result some of the roads are poorly maintained, pot holed and uneven. This gets even more pronounced particularly during and after the monsoon. Travel time is very long in comparison to Western countries and short distances can take much longer than at home.You have the comfort of an air-conditioned Private vehicle, but be prepared to take an odd ride in a local transport for the experience.

    Lokale Flüge

    All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure. Please Note: Only 1 piece of luggage that weighs up to 15kgs will be permitted on our internal flights in India. For any extra weight the airline may charge an additional fee at the time of check-in.

    Solo Trip - Für alleine Reisende

    We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

    Unterkunft

    Komforthotels/Heritage Homes (14 Nächte).

    Mein eigenes Zimmer

    Über Unterkünfte

    A variety of styles of hotels/guest houses are used in India. These can vary in terms of service, efficiency and cleanliness. In many instances they might not be like what you are used to back home. Power cuts can and are a regular occurrence in many places, especially throughout North and Central India. Although a number of hotels have generators there may be times when these won’t work. It is also recommended when you are in your room to lock the door, as staff will sometime enter without reason.

    Anreise zur 1. Unterkunft

    The Grand Vikalp C-48A Greater Kailash, Part 1. Near M Block Market Delhi India Tel: +91-11-40521111

    Tipps zur Anreise

    An arrival transfer is included with all Comfort-Class tours when you arrive on Day 1, or if you arrive up to three days prior to the tour, and provided that you have booked your pre-accommodation through G Adventures in our joining hotel. Due to customer experience and quality considerations, all services related to the tour must be continuous. The transfer is operated by our Planeterra-supported project Women on Wheels. This program provides safe and reliable transport for travellers, while providing a dignified livelihood for a local woman from a resource poor community. You will be greeted by a trained driver from the project with a G Adventures sign with your name on it. Please check carefully once you exit the baggage hall as there seem to be hundreds of people waiting outside in the arrival area. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our transfer representatives in Delhi. Our airport representatives can be reached at +919818800429, or contact the Sakha Call Centre at +919278708888. Your CEO will contact you at the hotel on Day 1 and make sure you are settled comfortably. If you arrive late, they will leave you a message detailing what time and where you should meet the next morning. Your CEO will organize a short meeting soon after arrival, during which you will meet other tour participants and receive some general and specific information about aspects of the trip.

    Probleme bei der Anreise

    We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO (if you are not on a group tour please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier). If you are unable to get in touch with your CEO, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer and have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.

    Notfallkontakte

    Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  If your call is specifically concerning Airport Transfer complications please call our local G Adventures Transfer providers directly at: New Delhi Airport: Sakha Call Center From outside India: +91 9278708888 From within Delhi: 9278708888 From outside Delhi: 09278708888 Airport Representative From outside India: +91 9818800429 or 9818800329 From within Delhi: 9818800429 or 9818800329 From outside Delhi: 09818800429 or 09818800329 EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Office (Delhi) G Adventures South Asia Manager, Rishab (Delhi, India) Emergency number: From outside of India: +91 99 7179 5447 From within Delhi: 99 7179 5447 From within India, but outside Delhi: 099 7179 5447 G Adventures Office Bangkok, Thailand During Office hours (Weekdays, 9am-5pm Local Time): +66-02-3815574 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

    Was packe ich ein?

    What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15-20 mintues with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10-15kg/22-30lb. Hard suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) . You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones.

    Empfohlene Packliste

    -Passport (with photocopies) -Travel insurance (with photocopies) -Airline tickets (with photocopies) -Debit or credit card -Cash in USD -G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier -Day pack for daily personal items -Locks for bags -Wet wipes -Sunblock/Sun hat -Sunglasses -Alarm Clock -Insect Repellent -Flashlight -Antibacterial wipes / gel -Hiking pants/track pants -Nicer outfit for an evening out -Toiletries -Reusable water bottle -Ear plugs -Small towel -Clothes that cover knees and shoulders (long pants/sarong) -Sport sandals or other easy to slip on/off shoes (for temple visits) -Money belt -Shirts/T-shirts -Shorts -Camera -Waterproof backpack cover -Umbrella -Rain jacket or poncho -Drybag -Reading/writing material -First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, aspirin, band aids, anti-histamine, imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, extra prescription drugs you may be taking). -Binoculars -Pocketknife -Rehydration powder -Long pants/jeans -Long-sleeved shirts or sweater -Thermal base layer * Note: During the colder months (Oct-Apr) the mountains can be very cold, so please make sure you pack warm clothes.

    Reinigung / Laundry

    Laundry facilities are offered by some of our hotels for a charge. There will be times when you may want to or have to do your own laundry so we suggest you bring non-polluting/biodegradable soap.

    Visa

    Please note that visas for India are the responsibility of the individual traveller. The visa requirements for your trip vary depending on where you are from and where you are going. For the most up to date information please check your governments foreign ministry website or with you travel agent as rules do change. It is important that you check for yourself. For most travellers there will probably have an embassy and consulate in the country that you live in. Standard Indian tourist visas are good for 6 months with multiple entry and exits. VISA IS NOT AVAILABLE AT PORT OF ENTRY AND must be obtained in advance. For nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan and Bangladesh if you are planning on entering India multiple times in a two month period will need to get special authorization. a) If you are already in India you must register with FRRO (Foreign Regional Registration office). b) If you are still outside of India you must advise consulate or embassy at time of visa application of your plans. You will need to provide supporting documents which includes airline tickets.

    Are you that kind of guy/girl? Zusätzliche Trip-Infos

    In India English is widely spoken and transportation and infrastructure is good, but please remember that this is India- expect the unexpected! If you are able to bring with you a lot of patience, a great sense of humour and a willingness to try and interact with the local people, your travel experience will be greatly enhanced.

    Weitere Ausgaben

    Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.

    Geld wechseln

    As currency exchange rates in Asia fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com. As of Feb 2012 the exchange rate for INDIA was 1 USD = 49.00 INR (Indian Rupees). There are many ATM machines that accept both Visa and Mastercard but these are limited to major cities. Major credit cards are accepted in most shops but they may charge a 2-4% transaction fee.

    Departure Tax

    All departure taxes should be included in your international flight ticket.

    Trinkgeld

    It is customary in Asia to tip service providers such as waiters, at approximately 10%, depending on the service. Tipping is expected - though not compulsory - and shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your tour. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. There are several times during the trip where there is opportunity to tip the local guides or drivers we use. You may do this individually, or your CEO will offer to collect the money and tip as a group. Recommendations for tipping drivers and local guides would range from USD1-2 per person per day depending on the quality and length of the service; ask your CEO for specific recommendations based on the circumstances and culture. Also at the end of each trip if you felt your G Adventures CEO did an outstanding job, tipping is appreciated. The amount is entirely a personal preference; however as a guideline USD20-30 per person, per week can be used.

    Weitere mögliche Aktivitäten vor Ort

    We suggest you bring along USD70 for additional sightseeing including Delhi - Red Fort - INR100 Delhi - Qutab Minar - INR250 Delhi - Humayuns Tomb - INR250 Bikaner - Camel Breeding Centre -INR100 Agra - Akbar's Mausoleum - INR100 Agra - I’timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) – INR100 Agra - Nature Park – INR50 Fatehpur Sikri - Monument – INR485 Jaipur - Raj Mandir Cinema - INR150 Udaipur - Monsoon Palace - INR250 Udaipur - Bagor Ki Haveli Culture Show - INR100 All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.

    Gesundheit

    Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements. Please be aware that sometimes we are in remote areas and away from medical facilities, and for legal reasons our CEOs are prohibited from administering any type of drug including headache tablets, antibiotics, etc. In Asia pharmacies tend to stock the same western drugs as you get at home but they are usually produced locally so please bring the full drug name with you when trying to purchase a prescription drug. When selecting your trip please carefully read the brochure and itinerary and assess your ability to cope with our style of travel. Please refer to the Physical and Culture Shock ratings for trip specific information. G Adventures reserves the right to exclude any traveller from all or part of a trip without refund if in the reasonable opinion of our CEO they are unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group.

    Allgemeine Sicherheitstipps

    Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/

    Sicherheit auf dieser Tour

    We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage.

    Medizinsche Infos

    Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.

    No Drugs & respect locals

    Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.

    Reiseversicherung

    Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

    Associated Planeterra Project

    It is estimated that 400,000 children live and work on the streets of Delhi. In most cases, their families are too poor to provide for them, they have run away from abusive home environments or they are orphans. Planeterra’s New Delhi Streetkids Project supports over 5,000 of these street children through strategically placed contact points, shelters and a health post set up by a local partner organization. These youth centers provide clothing, food, healthcare, education, counseling, recreational activities, job skills training and job placements. Through Planeterra’s partnership with Salaam Baalak Trust, scholarships are made available to young people who once lived and worked on the streets of Delhi. By funding vocational training in trade schools and universities, and making job-placements based on each child’s individual interest, we can help break the cycle of poverty and give these youth the opportunity to create a brighter future. Many of these adolescents have been fully-trained as tour guides and lead exciting tours through the enchanting inner city streets of Paharganj, the New Delhi railway station, and The Old City. This tour is a unique way for travelers to engage in these children’s lives and the guiding provides an opportunity for them to improve their communication and speaking skills.

    Empfohlene Kleidung

    In Asia the dress standard is more conservative than it is back home. When packing try to pick loose, lightweight, long clothing that will keep you cool in the usually hot and humid climate of Asian summers. In predominately Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim countries we ask that you dress respectfully and avoid very short shorts/skirts and singlets/tanktops when visiting small rural communities or visiting temples or mosques or other holy sites as this may restrict your entry. India is very conservative and you should dress accordingly. As a general guideline shoulders and knees should be covered at all times. The wearing of shorts is not allowed as it will restrict your entry into buildings of a religious nature and family homes. A light water and windproof jacket is useful and a hat essential. NB: WE STRESS THAT IT CAN BE VERY COLD IN THE HILLS DURING THE MONTHS FROM DECEMBER TO FEBRUARY. NB: During our trip there will be many opportunities for you to meet and "talk" with locals. One way to start any conversation is with pictures. We recommend that


  • Warum G Adventures?



    Warum Abenteuerreisen?

    Erlebnis- und Abenteuerreisen sind mehr als nur ein Urlaub. Sie sind eine Chance, deine Welt besser kennenzulernen, indem du den Menschen, Orten und Dingen, die sie so besonders machen, wirklich nahekommst ohne auf die Flexibilität einer selbst organisierten Reise zu verzichten. Dies ist dein Planet. Komm und lerne ihn kennen!

    Warum Kleingruppen?

    In einer kleinen Gruppe kann man die Welt besser entdecken als alleine oder bei einer großen Busreise. Kleingruppen bieten Sicherheit, Zugänglichkeit, Kameradschaft und eine stärkere Verbundenheit mit deinem Reiseziel als bei jeder anderen Art des Reisens.

    Warum G Adventures?

    G Adventures ist seit über 20 Jahren Experte für Abententeuersreisen in kleinen Gruppen. Das haben sie geschafft, indem sie den Reisenden zuhören und ihnen genau das bieten, was sie suchen: großartige Reisen an großartigen Orten mit großartigen Menschen zu leistbaren Preisen.



    G Adventures Gründer Bruce Poon Tip

    G Adventures meets Vamadu

    G Adventures wurde bereits 1990 von Bruce Poon Tip gegründet. Als Backpacker mit Herz & Seele, waren sein einziges Startkapital zwei Kreditkarten und das brennende Verlangen, eine authentische, nachhaltige Reiseerfahrung anzubieten, wie die Welt sie noch nicht gesehen hatte. Indem er abenteuerlustigen Individualreisenden eine Alternative zu den üblichen Touristenhotels, Kreuzfahrten und Busreisen anbot, veränderte er nicht nur die Art, wie Menschen ihren Urlaub betrachten, sondern auch das Angesicht des Reisens für immer. Das einzige, was sich in den letzten 25 Jahren nicht verändert hat, ist der tief verwurzelte Glaube an deren Grundwerte, die das Leben und G Adventure bis heute bestimmen.


    Wir Vamadu-Gründer möchten genau diese Art von nachhaltigem, unabhängigem Tourismus für Individualreisende & Backpacker fördern und freuen uns, dass G Adventures somit selbst Teil der Vamadu Story wird!