Delhi Agra Rajasthan accessible by wheelchair: India is generally considered as in-accessible for Wheelchair travellers but since last few years, there has been a big improvement.
More and more places are becoming accessible…though still a long way to go..
This specially crafted itinerary takes you to Wheelchair friendly UNESCO World Heritage sites / monuments (fully or partly accessible) in main Indian tourist cities, visit to colourful local markets to witness local life, visit majestic forts and palaces (partly accessible), relish delicious Indian food, visit different religious places to show different religions coexisting in harmony…
Toilets are generally a concern so we have carefully studied the logistics and planned the visits in such a way that you avail facility of accessible toilets from time to time.
We have handpicked wheelchair friendly hotels for your comfortable stay, we assure you of wheelchair friendly rooms with attached toilets.
You will be accompanied by an English speaking Indian guide…
PROGRAM FOR Delhi Agra Rajasthan Accessible Tour:
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi (no meals)
Arrive Delhi and meet your representative at airport.
Transfer to hotel (check-in time 14h00).
Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : In Delhi (B+L+D)
Morning start your day with orientation tour of New Delhi.
Continue to visit Wheelchair accessible Qutab Minar. It was built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak.
Later proceed to Wheelchair accessible Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the most prominent Sikh house of worship. Like in all Sikh Gurdwaras, the concept of langar is practiced here too, and all people, regardless of race or religion may eat in the Gurdwara kitchen (langar hall). It is believed that everyday around 25000 people eat in this hall.
Day 03 : Delhi / Agra (by road – approx. 4hrs drive) (B+L+D)
After check-out, drive to Agra, once a Mughal capital.
Afternoon visit Wheelchair accessible The Taj Mahal, probably the most fomous Indian monument, commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the remains of his beloved wife. The famed complex is one of the most outstanding examples of Mughal architecture, which combined Indian, Persian and Islamic influences.
Later continue to wheelchair accessible Agra Fort, also called Red Fort, large 16th-century Fort of red sandstone located on the Yamuna river.
It was established by the Mughal dynasty emperor Akbar.
Return back to hotel.
Day 04 : Agra / Jaipur (by road – approx. 5hrs drive) (B+L+D)
After check-out, drive to Jaipur with enroute stop at Wheelchair accessible UNESCO World Heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri to visit this ghost town.
Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years.
Continue to Jaipur, an enthralling prolific “pink’ city and capital of Rajasthan state.
The city was painted in pink to welcome the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria in 1876 since the colour is the mark of Hospitality.
As a result, Jaipur started to be known as the Pink City.
Day 05 : In Jaipur (B+L+D)
Morning drive to 16th century built yellow coloured Panna Meena ka Kund (stepwell, accessible for wheel chair) surrounded by beautiful temples.
Continue to Amber Fort (partially accessible) constructed in the 16th century by Maan Singh, the trusted general of Emperor Akbar.
The fort is known for its architectural splendour manifested in Sukh Mandir, the Hall of Public Audience, Sheesh Mahal and Kesar Kyari.
Later proceed to beautiful City Palace (Wheelchair accessible).
Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.
Beautiful courtyards, gardens and buildings in the palace complex are worth exploring.
Continue to visit 18th century astronomical observation site, the Jantar Mantar (wheelchair accessible).
Designed for the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eye, they embody several architectural and instrumental innovations.
Day 06 : In Jaipur (B+L+D)
Morning drive to Dera Amer, an area of preserved wilderness…Spend time with elephant to know more about him.
Enjoy lunch with beautiful surrounding, return back to hotel to relax.
In the evening, if interested, we will take you to a Hindu temple Govind Dev ji (wheelchair accessible) to witness high vibrating living spiritual atmosphere. Thousands of devotees visit the temple daily..
Day 07 : Jaipur / Jodhpur (by road – approx. 7hrs drive) (B+L+D)
Morning drive to Jodhpur, founded in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha.
City is also known as Blue City, because Brahmins, used to paint their houses blue to deter insects and keep the houses cool during the summer.
On the way, stop at Pushkar, a sacred Hindu site with hundreds of temples, including 14th-century temple dedicated to Lord Brahma who is considered as a “creator of Universe”. Its holy lake has 52 ghats (stone staircases) where pilgrims bathe to wash their sins and perform religious ceremonies.
Annual Pushkar fair is one of India’s largest camel, horse and cattle fairs.
Pushkar’s interesting mythological history and the legacy of timeless architectural heritage makes it a fascinating city.
Day 08 : In Jodhpur (B+L+D)
Spend morning in exploring Jodhpur city by first visiting Maharangarh Fort (partially accessible) which stands atop a rocky cliff 400 feet above the city. Entry to the fort through its huge fortified gateways takes you to the museums and palaces. We will visit the areas which are accessible by wheelchair.
After visit of fort, visit Jaswant Thada (visit from distance) also known as “Taj Mahal of Marwar”.
Day 09 : Jodhpur / Udaipur (by road – approx. 6hrs drive) (B+L+D)
After leisurely breakfast, drive through the Aravalli Hills to Udaipur.
This drive will take you through small villages along the road and you will be able to see villagers working on their fields in colorful dresses.
Enroute stop in Ranakpur for visit (visit from outside).
Ranakpur is one of the important and sacred sites for Jain religion followers. Here you will visit 15th century temple carved out of marble, it has more than 1400 marble pillars and intricately carved interior domes
Day 10 : In Udaipur (B+L+D)
Morning visit City Palace Complex (partially accessible) by first visiting City Palace, known for its architecture, mosaic, mirror and miniature painting work. Inside the Palace you will also see a massive collection of paintings.
Continue to car museum to see vintage car collection of Mewar Royal family.
Enjoy vegetarian Thali lunch at restaurant next to Vintage car museum.
Day 11 : Udaipur / Delhi (by flight – approx. 1 hr 20 min) (B+L+D)
Morning free to relax at hotel.
Transfer to airport to connect flight to Delhi (no accommodation in Delhi).
Later connect flight to next destination.
Day 12 : Delhi / Fly back
PS : Program is subject to change depending on certain unavoidable conditions. Also we may have to change the itinerary depending on the availability of wheelchair accessible rooms. October – November and February – March are busy months with hotels for certain dates which are auspicious dates for marriages as per Hindu calendar. Sometimes, these marriages are quite big and can book entire hotel or multiple hotels on particular dates…in such situation we will have to either book alternate hotels than suggested or may have to reroute the itinerary to book hotels where wheelchair accessible rooms are available. Final itinerary will be suggested to you after checking availability of Wheelchair accessible rooms in different hotels)
Delhi Agra Rajasthan accessible Tour Cost in Euro:
(Validity Oct 2021 to March 2022, except for 20th December to 10th January 2022)
Per Person Price: Euro 2360 Per Person on twin sharing basis (Based on 2 pax travelling
Hotels 4-5 star with accommodation in wheelchair accessible rooms
OUR QUOTE INCLUDES:
10 Nights’ accommodation in 4-5 stars hotels.
Wheelchair accessible room (Twin room or Double room) in all the cities.
Full board basis B+L+D (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner on fixed menu basis)
Service of English-Speaking accompanying guide from Delhi to Delhi (we can also provide guide in other languages like French, Italian, German or Spanish)
Transport services using Air-conditioned Toyota Innova or similar vehicle (manual help required to board and deboard the vehicle, wheelchair will be kept along with luggage)
Entrance fees (Single Entry) to visit all monuments mentioned in program.
Economy class airfare for Udaipur / Delhi. Free Baggage allowance of 15 kg as check-in baggage and 7 kg as hand baggage.
02 Small (500 Ml) mineral water bottles per person during the tour in vehicle.
Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes, and porterage at airports only (wherever applicable).
Airport representative for assistance at airport on arrival and departure transfers only.
All currently applicable taxes (5% GST, subject to change).
THE ABOVE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Expense of personal nature like laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, etc.
Any kind of tips to guide and driver during the tour (although tips are not mandatory but as per our experience, they will expect it from clients).
What not specified in program.
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
Indian Visa (you can apply evisa – https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html)
Travel Insurance (we strongly recommend buying travel insurance)
International airfare or flight tickets (flights to and from India)
Any other services not mentioned above in cost includes section.