Day to Day
Upon arrival in Delhi you will transfer to Camp Wild in time for breakfast and a welcome talk from your trip leader. With free time until lunch, you will have the chance to unpack and rest. Following lunch, you will walk to the nearby village of Sekakhair. You will have the opportunity to experience daily village life by participating in daily chores, such as the village clean up and making fuel cakes from cow dung. Following a short hike back to Camp, you will enjoy a well earnt dinner and rest whilst watching the beautiful sunset.
Yoga / Local School Visit / Adventure Activities
An action-packed day lay ahead of you, starting with a tractor ride to an animal shelter, taking you through the stunning surrounding villages of Delhi. While passing through local villages you will see village life first hand. Upon arrival at the animal shelter you will have a guided tour and the chance to interact with the animals. After lunch, be prepared for the adrenaline rush at the Low Rope Course. Dare to take on the Tarzan swing, tunnel crawl, tire squeeze, parallel bridge and the monkey crawl. You will also have the opportunity to engage in rural sports such as “Kabbaddi” / Kho Kho. In the late afternoon you will be working to help offset your carbon footprint by planting trees. The evening will be spent relaxing at Camp, sampling the delicious Indian cuisine for dinner.
Animal Shelter / Cycling to Ancient Waterfall Temple / Rural Sports
You will start the day with a bike ride to an animal shelter, taking you through the beautiful surrounding villages of Delhi. You will get to see village life first hand as well as ancient temples within spectacular landscapes. Upon arrival at the animal shelter you will have a guided tour and the chance to interact with the animals. After lunch you will visit the Low Rope Course, where you will take on the Tarzan Swing, Tunnel crawl, Tire Squeeze, Parallel Bridge and the Monkey Crawl. Returning to camp for dinner, once rested and fed you will head out for a short hike and a first aid/wilderness responder lesson, in preparation for tomorrow’s trek.
Hidden Lake Trek / Tree Planation
The Aravali Mountains are the oldest mountain range in the world and today you will be trekking up to the hidden lake, tucked away 5km from camps. After the 10km round trip you will return to camp for lunch. Following lunch, you will help to offset your carbon footprint by planting trees.
Elephant conservation Centre / Sloth Bear Centre
With an early start, you will be up and ready to depart for the journey to Agra. You will make a stop at the Elephant Conservation and Care Center. Established in 2010 in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh forest Department the center rescues severely abused and captive elephants. While visiting you will have the opportunity to hear the elephant’s stories, watch the vets treating the elephants and even have the chance to walk alongside them. Once you are finished here you will travel to the Sloth Bear Conservation Center. While here you will have a 2-hour guided tour, learning all about these amazing bears, from their feeding habits to how they forage for their food. As you continue the journey to your hotel you will have the chance to stop at a marble factory and marvel at the making of miniature Taj Mahal as souvenirs.
Visit Taj Mahal & Agra Fort
You will spend this morning exploring the breath-taking UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Taj Mahal. An ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra, the Taj Mahal was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. After lunch you will head to the second UNESCO World Heritage Site for the day, the Agra Fort. This historic fort was the main residence of emperors from the Mughal Dynasty, until 1638, when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. Before you head back to your hotel for the night you will stop off at a Petha sweet manufacturing unit. Petha is a translucent soft sweet from North India and comes in many delicious flavours.
Drive to Delhi / Visit Dilli Haat
This morning you will travel back to Delhi and check into your hotel. After a spot of lunch, you will visit the Dilli Haat, an open-air food, and craft bazaar. With so much to see and do here, you can purchase a number of authentic Indian souvenirs and try the mouth-watering traditional dishes.
Visit New Delhi / Depart
A jam-packed day of sightseeing kick starts with driving past the signature monuments of New Delhi - President’s House and India Gate. You will then visit the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and the Sikh Gurdwara in the heart of New Delhi. Built by Sikh General, Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783, it is instantly recognizable by its stunning golden dome and tall flagpole. After visiting the Gurudwara, you will participate in 10 minutes of Seva. You will experience lunch in the Gurudwara participating in “Langar” sitting on the floor. Once lunch is finished you will travel to Qutab Minar. The Qutub Minar is a minaret that forms a part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi. This 73-metre tall tapering tower is five storeys high. After exploring this amazing building, you will transfer to the airport ready for your journey home.
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