3 independent reviews for Delhi to Goa overland tour

Reviews for Delhi to Goa overland tour

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review 12 Jan 2018

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Discovering and exploring new places, meeting people, getting to know a new culture and way of life. I felt the trip covered a lot of aspects such as the history, culture, food, people, traditions and more. Our days were filled with the right amount of activities as well as unexpected events. We visited Forts, palaces, Ashrams, holy lakes, invited to an Indian wedding, went to a music festival in Goa and got to do it all with a great group of people. Our local guide definitely made all the difference for this trip and made it easier for us to get to know India and didnít get hassled as much as we could have done. He also went out of his way if we needed or requested something and made sure we had fun along the way as well.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Just go with the flow of the trip. The guide is always on hand to answer questions. Do the activities, try to catch a sunrise itís worth it and sunsets are always special there. Go with a very open mind and donít have high expectations especially when it comes to local transportation and you will be pleasantly surprised along the way.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes I definitely felt that the trip benefited local people especially the village we stayed in. We used local transport as much as possible to reduce our environmental impact. We used a taxi firm that only employs women drivers which was a great initiative.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Ten out of ten. I had been looking forward to visiting India for a really long time and this trip definitely exceeded my expectations. As a woman and my first time in India I knew it would be difficult to visit and doing it with our tour operator meant I could enjoy and take in everything without being worried. All the transfers and accommodation were taken care as well which meant I could fully focus on the trip and take it all in. This was definitely a great way to discover India for the first time, meet some great people along the way and time travel through this beautiful country.

review 27 Oct 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

When we went to our CEO's house and celebrated Diwali with his family. It was an amazing experience!

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Don't bring too many clothes! You can buy lots of it in India! Don't drink tap water and go vegan or vegetarian. I didn't get any tummy problems in Delhi and maybe because I was really cautious with what I was eating (I was eating only vegan foods) and I make sure that I don't drink tap water and only brush my teeth with mineral water.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes. There was quite a few optional activities that I did and some of the ticket costs go towards the local community.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Brilliant! Amazing! I wish I could've done it longer. I will be back again!

review 25 Sep 2008

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Seeing was believing when it came to the Taj Mahal, not many places live up to be better than you anticipate as this place did. My wife and I have done some travelling, but this has to be the most impressive building we have ever witnessed. The Taj Mahal was almost worth the tour fee alone.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Do not be put off by such a cheap price for the package, if we had paid treble we still would have been getting value for money! Don't be put off by such high attention from the local people, humour it where necessary, and be very careful with who you trust. That does not go to say do not talk to anybody, but with many people seeing an opportunity to make a quick buck from a relatively wealthy tourist, there is often a trick or twist up people's sleeves.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

We had ample opportunities to visit local markets and purchase from the man on the street.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

A most enjoyable experience, the accommodation at times would not have been out of place on a luxury tour. The contrasting people and sights of India really do make this a unique experience. Even if you are a seasoned traveller, this tour will provide you with experiences that are very different from previous ones. Having such a cool, respected and knowledgeable guide in 'K.V.' benefited the tour immensely.

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