Touching the Taj Inside India

Encounters Travel • New Delhi, India

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Escape Kit

  • A Ten-Day Trip to India for One Guest on Select Dates, Including:
  • Round-Trip Flights from Newark to Delhi
  • All Hotel Accommodations Indicated on Itinerary
  • Eight Breakfasts and Two Dinners
  • All Transports and 24-Hour Airport Arrival-and-Departure Services
  • Local English-Speaking Tour Guides and Sightseeing Tours and Activities Listed in the Itinerary
  • Rate is Per Person Based on Double Occupancy; Single Occupancy Requires an Additional Fee

In Delhi, denim-clad teenagers skip about the streets with cell phones plastered to their ears listening to the latest Bollywood track. Mere miles away on the slopes of a nearby rural village, cows move freely down dirt roads past women in saris preparing midday meals by hand. This is India: a contradiction in culture, in time, and in history, and one of the few places on earth where historical change unfolds in real time before your eyes.

Escape to this eons-old civilization that stands teetering on the edge of an illustrious past and an ever-promising future with this ten-day trip inside India from Encounters Travel.

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Four Hours of House Cleaning
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50-Minute Pure Bliss Facial
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Four Dance Lessons
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Four Dance Lessons »

Supper Club Admission for 2 with Tapas and More
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Supper Club Admission for 2 with Tapas and More »

Oil Change, Tire Rotation, and Inspection
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Oil Change, Tire Rotation, and Inspection »

Two Oil Changes
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Five Pole Dancing Classes
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$60 to Spend on Food and Drink
  • "India bristles with an eclectic melange of ethnic groups; an intoxicating cultural cocktail for the traveller. With such astonishing diversity, you will be taken on a journey that will linger in your mind long after you’ve left her shores."

    -- Lonely Planet


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    Janakpuri District Centre Complex New Delhi, 110058
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the fine print

  • Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid on group or existing reservations
  • Vouchers must be redeemed by February 6 to guarantee promotional price. If vouchers are not redeemed by this date a supplement may be charged to cover higher flight costs
  • Voucher includes all transport and transfers including local English-speaking tour leaders, tours and activities as detailed in the itinerary, eight breakfasts, two dinners, all hotel accommodations indicated on itinerary, airline tax and fuel surcharges
  • When purchasing and gifting vouchers please list name(s) exactly as given on your passport(s)
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Rates are per person based on double occupancy. Each of two guests must purchase an Escape and arrange to stay together at the hotel. Single Supplement prices are $620 for departures on March 29 and April 12; all other departure dates and a single supplement rate of $470
  • Based on double or twin occupancy; you may share with other people of the same sex booking onto the tour
  • Single travelers may choose to pay a single room supplement to guarantee themselves a single room throughout the tour. Alternatively, you may choose to share a twin room with another traveler of the same sex. If there are no other single travelers available to pair up with at the time of booking, then you will need to pay the single room supplement. Encounters Travel will refund this later if they are able to pair people together. Room shares are arranged in order of voucher redemption Travel insurance covering medical costs and repatriation for medical reasons is mandatory; policy details must be provided to Encounter Travels at least 1 month before departure (policy number, name of the issuing company, and the policy emergency contact details); travel insurance covering cancellation and baggage is recommended but not mandatory. A comprehensive policy is available from Encounters Travel for $80 per person; view all details at
  • Voucher does not include visa fees (required for US citizens and the responsibility of the traveler to arrange), travel insurance (compulsory, available on request for $80), meals not indicated in the itinerary, entrance fees to sites visited (approx. $58), drinks, snacks, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • The deal is based on using group flights with United from Newark (EWR). Alternative airlines may be used if a minimum of 10 travelers is not reached on each date. These may include a stop-over en-route. Other departure airports are available but may be subject to an extra fee depending on available flight fares at the time of booking
  • Minimum group size is 6 traveler. If this minimum number is not reached then provided at least 2 people are traveling then the tour will still run on an identical itinerary and with the same accommodation, but a driver will be used in partnership with specialist local site guides
  • Hotels are subject to change to based on availability
  • The deal is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON April 15, 2013 • Enjoy By April 15, 2013