W H E R E A R E W E G O I N G ?
I N D I A
India is located in South Asia, bordering six countries that include Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Officially known as the Republic of India, it is the largest democracy in the world with 29 states. Its population is about 1.3 billion, making India the runner up to China as the most populous country in the world. Although the official language is Hindi, it is the second largest English speaking country with a little over 125 million English speakers.
Vast and beautifully diverse, India is one of the top developing countries in the world with its rich culture and fascinating history. India is well known for its grandeur, from the beautiful beaches and temples to the infamous Bollywood which produces the largest number of films in the world. India will be sure to delight all of your senses. Inhale the sensuous smells of incense and spices as you indulge in the taste of the many different types of curries. Take in the magnificent views of brightly colored saris and spectacular monuments while listening to the busy streets as you feel bursts of sunlight across your skin. India has it all and will leave you craving for more!
W H E N A R E W E
G O I N G ?
March 21, 2024 to March 28, 2024
(SPACES ARE LIMITED)
T H E R U N D O W N
Intoxicatingly chaotic is the best way to describe the feeling you will have upon your arrival in India. Prepare yourself to be immersed in the graceful splendor that awaits during your time here. With 8 days and 7 nights to spend exploring all that India has to offer, you will never lack for things to do and places to see! Our experience will cover the Golden Triangle – the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – three of the most popular destinations in India. The adventure doesn’t stop there as we will also have an overnight stay in Ranthambore, famous for its National Parks and wildlife sanctuary.
LOCAL ADVISED ITINERARY . . . When you travel with Black Girls Travel Too, we offer the unique blend of both major attractions and off the beaten path experiences to ensure you a well-rounded experience in the city.
THE HIGH TOUCH TREATMENT . . . We have mastered the art of customer care, with 24/7 online team member access before, during and after your travels with BGTT. From currency conversion to what to expect, we got you covered and will ensure you have an epic experience from start to finish.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOW . . . You heard us right, every day will be a photoshoot! You’ll be so immersed in the moment as we take the city, and professional photographs will allow you to relive the moment, time and time again. Daily, a digital link will be delivered to you with the previous day’s memories. Giving you the power to share on your favorite social media accounts as you please!
INTIMATE GROUPS . . . We pride ourselves on offering small intimate tours to ensure each traveler a richer experience. Unlike large tour groups, traveling with a small group allows us more flexibility and to be less conspicuous for exploring with the locals.
Inclusive Round Trip airport transfers from and to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) are included when you travel with BGTT. Hello stress free traveling!
AND THE BLACK GIRLS TRAVEL TOO EXPERIENCE
So, you’ve had your eyes on an India getaway for some time now...
You followed our experiences that have spanned all corners of the world on our Instagram and other social media platforms, you pinned your life away on Pinterest planning the trip you work hard for and deserve, the desire to immerse yourself into a modern and classic culture has you up in arms with excitement, but there’s a hesitation.
What is it like traveling with Black Girls Travel Too? This is new territory for me so how can I be sure I’ll enjoy myself, and my closet loved ones are skeptical, in turn, having me question should I invest in this experience?
With Black Girls Travel Too, your hesitations are our motivations. As a premier black owned and operated traveling service, we’ve dealt with our share of skepticism and prejudices early on, now we accredit our passion of going above and beyond a traveler’s expectations to ensuring you the invaluable experience you deserve to be a part of. That hesitation you may be experiencing is familiar to us as well. A stigma placed on women of color is that we are uncultured even undeserving of a life filled with jet-setting and pages of passport stamps.
Nothing could be further from the truth, so we decided to change the rules.
By cultivating, only the best partnerships across the globe, investing in premier quality customer care teams, immersing in education and vetting the world’s most prized possession, a black woman to take trips of a lifetime with, your life is forever changed for the better.
We silenced the noise and live up to no one’s expectations of our lives but our OWN!
You deserve a seat at this table, and we are saving one for you. It’s your time, pack your bags and let us take care of everything else!
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ARRIVE + EXPLORE
Arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) where you will be welcomed in Indian tradition with garlanding and greet your Black Girls Travel Too Ambassador and fellow travelers for 8 days and 7 nights of self-discovery and new experiences.
After completing check-in, the afternoon is yours to recover from your flight or check out the local scene at nearby cafes and bars as well as the colorful and unique bazaars.
Later that evening, join us for the Black Girls Travel Too official Meet & Greet, a scrumptious welcome dinner, at one of Delhi’s premier restaurants.
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Join us for a captivating full-day guided sightseeing tour of both old and New Delhi, where history and modernity seamlessly blend into a rich tapestry of experiences. Explore iconic landmarks such as the serene Raj Ghat, the majestic Red Fort, the grand India Gate, the stately President House, the enchanting Humayun Tomb, and the awe-inspiring Qutub Minar. As the day unfolds, let these historical gems immerse you in the vibrant story of India. Your overnight stay at the hotel promises a comfortable and rejuvenating rest to prepare for more exciting adventures ahead. Welcome to the heart of Delhi!
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Wake up to a delightful morning and indulge in a hearty breakfast before embarking on a picturesque journey to the enchanting city of Agra. Upon arrival, we extend our warmest welcome as you check into your comfortable hotel. Get ready for an escorted tour of Agra that will take your breath away.
We’ll start with a visit to the magnificent Agra Fort, an architectural marvel that echoes with tales of history. And then, the crown jewel of your day – a visit to the Taj Mahal, the ultimate symbol of love, bathed in the golden hues of the setting sun.
As the day concludes, your overnight stay promises tranquility and comfort, ensuring you’re well-rested for the adventures that await in the City of Love. Welcome to Agra, where every moment is a timeless memory in the making.
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RANTHAMBORE + CULTURAL IMMERSION
Awaken your senses with a delightful morning breakfast that will fuel your day of exploration and discovery. After savoring the flavors of a delicious breakfast, embark on a journey to unearth the enchanting monuments from the Mughal era.
Our first stop takes us to the exquisite Tomb of Itmad Ud Daulah, a true masterpiece adorned with intricate inlaid work of precious and semi-precious materials on pristine marble. Prepare to be mesmerized by the artistry and craftsmanship that have stood the test of time.
Continuing our historical voyage, we’ll visit the majestic Agra Fort, a fortress from which the great Mughal emperors once wielded their power for over 150 illustrious years. The echoes of history are palpable as you stroll through its grand halls and courtyards.
As the sun begins to set, your evening is yours to enjoy as you wish. Whether you opt for leisurely relaxation, personal activities, or indulging in some retail therapy through shopping in the vibrant local markets, the choice is entirely yours.
Retire to the comfort of your hotel for an overnight stay, knowing that you’ve immersed yourself in a day filled with captivating history and the promise of even more exciting adventures ahead. Agra invites you to explore its treasures, and we’re here to make it an unforgettable journey for you.
Breakfast + Dinner Included
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Begin your day with a delightful morning journey as we embark on an exciting adventure to Ranthambore. Along the way, we’ll make two captivating stops that promise to transport you through time.
Our first destination is Fatehpur Sikri, a remarkable deserted red sandstone city, lovingly constructed by the visionary Mughal Emperor Akbar. As we explore its intricately designed structures and walk in the footsteps of history, you’ll be captivated by the grandeur of this ancient marvel.
After soaking in the rich history of Fatehpur Sikri, we’ll continue our journey, making our way to the vibrant city of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Upon our arrival, you’ll be warmly welcomed into our chosen hotel, where comfort and luxury await you.
As the day unfolds, prepare to immerse yourself in the colorful and joyous festivities of the Holi Festival Milan in Jaipur. Experience the magic of this vibrant celebration as you join in the fun and create lasting memories.
After a day filled with exploration and festivities, retreat to the comfort of your hotel for a restful overnight stay. Your journey with us promises not only adventure but also moments of joy, warmth, and cultural immersion. Welcome to an unforgettable experience in Rajasthan!
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner Included
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Awaken to the promise of a splendid day as you savor a delectable breakfast that will prepare you for an unforgettable adventure. Our first destination, the majestic Amber Fort, beckons you to step into the pages of history.
Picture this: a grand ascent of gentle elephants, journeying o the very heart of the former royal capital. Here, amidst the backdrop of lush wooded hills, you’ll be transported to an era of regal opulence and intrigue.
Next on our journey through time is the renowned Palace of Winds, also known as Hawa Mahal. This architectural marvel, though now a breathtaking façade, is adorned with intricate screens and intricately carved balconies. It’s a testament to the bygone days when royal ladies, hidden away in their chambers, could steal glimpses of the world beyond.
Prepare to be enchanted by the merging of past, present, and future as we visit Jai Singh’s observatory. Here, time has been meticulously measured since the 17th century, allowing us to appreciate the enduring legacy of precision and knowledge.
As the day unfolds and the sun dips below the horizon, you’ll find yourself in the comforting embrace of your accommodation for the night. Reflect on the enchanting experiences of the day, knowing that more wonders await in this captivating journey through history. A warm and restful night lies ahead, setting the stage for the adventures yet to come. Welcome to an extraordinary experience in Jaipur!
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Following a satisfying breakfast, we invite you to embark on a comfortable journey back to Delhi, where modernity meets tradition in the vibrant heart of India.
Upon your arrival in Delhi, we’ll ensure a seamless transfer to your chosen hotel, where a delightful dinner awaits you. Here, you can savor the flavors of India and unwind after your travels, knowing that a peaceful and restful overnight stay is on the horizon.
Let the magic of Delhi embrace you once more as you relish the opportunity to explore this dynamic city further. Your comfort and enjoyment are our top priorities, and we look forward to making your stay a truly memorable one. Welcome back to the captivating charm of Delhi!
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DELHI VIA JAIPUR
As the sun rises on your final day with us, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for choosing to share your journey with us. After a nourishing breakfast, it’s time to prepare for the next leg of your adventure.
Our dedicated team is here to ensure a seamless transition as we escort you to the airport, where your international flight awaits. Whether you’re heading back to the comforts of home or embarking on an exciting onward destination, know that your journey with us has been a privilege.
As you step into the airport, carry with you the memories of your incredible experience, the warmth of new friendships, and the promise of future adventures. We hope our paths cross again, and until then, may your travels be safe, enriching, and filled with wonder. Thank you for choosing us as your travel companion.
W H A T ‘ S I N C L U D E D ?
8 BREAKFAST and 2 DINNERS
8 DAYS + 7 NIGHTS
Garlanding Upon Arrival
Guided Tour of Old and New Delhi
Guided Tour of Agra Fort
Guided Tour of Fatehpur Siri
Tour of Taj Mahal
Guided Tour In Jaipur
Guided Tour of Red Sandstone City
Guided Tour of Amber Fort
English Speaking Guide
Five Star Hotel Accommodations
Daily Water Bottles
RT Airport Transfers
Private Bus Transportation
***International Flights are not included. Please do not purchase international airfare until you have received a confirmation email from Black Girls Travel Too confirming your reservations.***
G O T Q U E S T I O N S ?
Is a Visa and Passport required?
Yes. All U.S. citizens need a valid passport and valid Indian visa to enter and exit India for any purpose. Many visitors, including those on official U.S. government business, must apply for visas at an Indian embassy or consulate abroad before entering the country.
When should I purchase my airfare?
You should purchase your airfare as soon as you receive your India confirmation email.
What is the arrival airport?
The arrival and departure airport is Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL).
How will I commute from Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport to my accommodations?
We provide complimentary roundtrip airport transfers in India.
What is the Holi Festival?
Holi, a festival that resonates deeply within the diverse tapestry of Hindu traditions across the Indian subcontinent. This enchanting celebration is more than just a colorful spectacle; it carries profound cultural significance. Holi is the day when we embrace the opportunity to bid farewell to our past mistakes, releasing their weight from our shoulders. It’s a time to heal old wounds and dissolve conflicts by coming together with open hearts and outstretched arms. As the vibrant hues of Holi paint the world, it’s a moment to cast aside grudges, to forget and forgive. In this joyful atmosphere, people mend relationships, clear their debts, and embark on a fresh start with renewed enthusiasm.
Where are we staying?
You’ll stay in 5 Star hotel accommodations throughout Delhi, Agra, Ranthambhore, and Jaipur.
Are there any private rooms options available?
Of course! Our private room charge is an additional cost of $945 and subject to availability. To request a private room, email email@example.com.
I really want to travel with your group, but I feel like I may be too young or too old.
No worries at all! When it comes to travel age is nothing but a number. Our trip Experiencers range between the ages of 20-50. There has not been one time that a traveler felt awkward because of their age traveling with Black Girls Travel Too.
Are your trips designed to serve large groups?
Totally the opposite. We understand the importance of intimate groups. Our trips are designed for a more high touch and exclusive experience. You get access that you probably wouldn’t get with a larger group. This unique experience allows you to create a community amongst your fellow travelers. Giving you insider access that larger groups aren’t afforded.
Is this trip refundable?
Due to the intimate size of this group trip, preparation, and vendor contract, there will be No Refunds issued for the Black Girls Travel Too India Experience Tour. By purchasing this package, you acknowledge and agree to our No Refund policy. However, by purchasing trip cancellation coverage you forgo the unnecessary worries around what happens if an emergency occurs and you can’t make your trip. www.travelguard.com is one of many providers that offer a variety of coverage, including The Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) option provided that you cancel your trip more than 48 hours prior to your departure, you’re eligible for a full refund. (other insurance companies that offer travel insurance in Thailand. www.globaltravel.com, www.insuremytrip.com, www.quotetravelinsurance.com, and www.worldnomads.com).
What insurance coverage is necessary?
Travel insurance with the option for trip cancellation is required to attend this India trip. There will be no exceptions. Black Girls Travel Too will verify that each traveler has said insurance (Travel Insurance with Trip Cancellation) prior to departure. There will be no exceptions.
Do I need to know any Indian languages to attend this trip?
Not at all! We will have a bilingual tour guide. However, to know a few words would not be a bad thing. In fact, it may increase your experience in India and make it more rewarding if you are able to speak some of the native language with the locals.
How do I learn about the unique culture and customs of India?
Guidebooks for India such as Lonely Planet, can provide some very good summaries about the country’s history and culture which will enhance your experience of your trip.