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Trip Starting From: New Delhi

About the Activity:
Fixed departure: 21st January, 2016

  • How many times have you crooned seeing those pictures of friends who have taken a sabbatical and traveling all over with their pictures splashed all over? 
  • How many times have you been caught by the budget  bug and put your travel plans on hold? 
  • How many times have you done the Jaipur, Agra, Manali only to find it buzzing with crowd you wanted to leave behind?
  • Starting Dec'16 to Mar’17, all the above can be put to rest with just a weekend with the "Weekend Travel Project with Crazyfeet Kavya". The "Weekend Travel Project" as it's fondly called by Kavya is a box of surprises around weekend travel in North India. 
  • Start this 2 day trip in a weekend in January 2017 from Delhi, cross the impressive sites of Etawah to the small village of Chambal lulled by Chambal River, the tributary of River Yamuna.
  • A flamboyant sightseeing will be possible while you are on this tour along with an elaborate boating on the calm waters of Chambal River.
  • Get an extensive camel ride across the historically prominent streets and havelis; visit Bateshwar temples as well which were once the centre of attraction.
  • This package includes food, accommodation and transportation from Delhi to the site and return.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    21 January

    Meet Up at Delhi Railway Station at 06:00 AM: To start journey, we all gather at Delhi Railway Station at 06:00 am to board the train. We us this 4 hour journey as an ice breaker session, where we get to know each other, talk about the things we do, & things we like.Most importantly, you will know Kavya, who is gonna take you through this amazing weekend.

    Reach Etawah, move to Chambal and check in: - The journey takes about an hour and it shall be dotted with occasional stops we may take in Etawah to see a few spots in this little town surrounded by once infamous badlands of Chambal. Etawah was also one of the major cities where Mutiny of 1857 took place, get transported into stories of war, plotting, and buildings that existed then. We check into a restored wildlife haveli which doubled as camp office during cattle trade way back in 1890s. The accommodation is as dreamy as it can get and settle with a hearty lunch of our choice,

    Visit to Bateshwar Temples: - Bateshwar was once an ancient settlement, the little town is dotted with numerous temples devoid of usual crowd. They stand tall silently displaying the power of belief. The ghats of Bateshwar transport you to vibes of Benares, just that they are more calm and shall make you do that little prayer in your heart. This part of day undoubtedly shall stay with you for a long long time

    Quiet dinner at hotel with star-gazing: - Once back to lodge, we enjoy sumptuous community cooked meal, over a bone-fire. We use this time to look back on the day, and discuss plans for next day. Interested people may also join our tour creator Crazyfeet Kavya for a session of star gazing in the clear skies of a small town. Its optional though coz nights in Chambal in January gets cold.

  • Day 2 -

    22nd January

    Chambal Boat Safari in National Sanctuary : Breakfast Kavya says is the most happy time of the day, over fried eggs one can talk anything between sun and earth literally as we gorge on the must meal of the day amidst neat manicured gardens of lodge. We reach another highlight of the Trip The Chambal Boat Safari. The National Sanctuary region of Chambal is divided in three states Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and is home to the endangered Gharial (a variety of crocodile). What shall keep you hooked even if you a historical buff is how our energetic Crazyfeet spots birds and even doles out their scientific names almost as good as a Naturalist ;) The Safari shall be undertaken on a boat slowing wading through the waters of Chambal with breathtaking views of the ravines for an unforgettable experience.

    Camel Ride to Chambal Ruins: - The area around Chambal has been seat of Rajput, Marathas and served as critical points during battle and war of independence. Numerous buildings, alleys still echo of folklore, incidents and stories, we go back in time machine on camel to explore the areas surrounding the river until we get some tan to show back to Delhi.

    Return to lodge and check out: -We reach back to lodge, exchange pictures, sip our last teas before catching our train back at 1800 hrs., What stays with us, are beautiful vistas of once badland of Uttar Pradesh, rustic landscape with rich wildlife & Kavya’s stories. Train drops us to Delhi at 22:00, where we say good byes to each other with a promise of travelling together again

Stay

    7
  • Accommodation in 19th century restored wildlife resort on double sharing basis

Meal

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  • Vegetarian and non vegetarian meals on all days

Activity

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  • Boat safari in National Chambal Sanctuary
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  • Camel ride in Chambal ruins
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  • Local market visit
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  • Heritage visit to monuments

Other Inclusions

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  • Guide
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  • Permits

Transport

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  • To and fro Train/ transport Ex Delhi and all the local transport

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable shoes
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  • Jackets or sweater
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  • Hats or caps
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  • Water bottle
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  • Moisturizing cream
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  • Warm clothes
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  • Personal medication

Advisory

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  • The climate will be cold during January at the location. Please take precautions to prevent from falling sick.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.

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