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Holiday review by Val Green

Name: Ms. Valerie Green
Date of trip: 29/09/2014
Number of people: 1
Country: India

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "This was the first time I have travelled on my own, and I was very apprehensive about it. However Organising it through Tribes was so easy, and everything went so smoothly from the moment I arrived, I was able to relax and enjoy myself very quickly."
 
Tribes Service: "Paul was amazingly helpful, adapting my tour to fit my changing needs without question, and it all worked perfectly, which I came to realise in the part of my trip that wasn't organised through Tribes, is really difficult to achieve in India! "
 
Guides: "Everyone was amazing. My driver managed the Indian roads with consummate skill, the guide in Delhi was good company and I really felt he wanted me to enjoy the City and I did; my guide in Agra was very confident and made me feel very safe in what can be a very intimidating environment, and the guide in Jaipur was again very knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. The constantly changing guides made it a bit unsettling, but having the same driver throughout was really helpful in pulling the tour together. I thought he was outstanding."
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "I like the way the tour uses local guides, restaurants, hotels etc. "
Taj Mahal
Qutbminar

Accommodation

 
Mansingh Palace
Beautiful room. Again, needed more information.

Our Memories

"I've never been someone who gets excited by buildings, but I can't look at my photos of the Taj Mahal without getting that feeling of sheer wonder again that I experienced when standing in front of it in the early morning light. "
"The Qutub Minar was the first tourist site I visited in India. The extreme heat, intensely blue sky and the monument itself gave me a perfect introduction to the tour."

customer rating

5/5 from 94 reviews

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Time: GMT +5½ hours

Flight time: Flight time from London to Delhi is 8 hours 30 minutes and to Mumbai is about 8 hours.

Language: The official language is Hindi, which about 30% of the population speaks. English is very widely spoken and is used for official and commercial purposes.

Visas: Required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.

Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations.

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