Delhi-Jaipur-Agra trip

#1 Apr 15th, 2009, 04:46
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I have 2.5 days for a road trip from Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Delhi (Or Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Delhi)
Any recommended travel agencies to book a car/van with driver? Any idea how much it could cost. have 2 adults + 2 little kids

Another big question: I have 4 baggages with me and it will be difficult to carry them along with me thru out the travel. Any suggestions on where to keep these baggages safely in Delhi, during my road trip? I know they closed the cloakroom facility in the Delhi airport.

Any suggestions for this trip appreciated (like booking car, hotels etc).
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You may checkout www.megacabs.com or www.namasteindiatours.com.

Leaving luggage will be an issue. If you are staying at Delhi, then you can leave your luggage with the hotel. if you are not staying and directly moving to Agra, you can hire a room in Paharganj for around Rs. 300 per day, and keep your luggage in the room. Do not leave any valuable items and lock everything..

One more idea is book a small train journey ticket. Say Delhi-Agra, and on the basis of this, keep your luggage at New Delhi Railway Station Cloak room. There is no need to travel or get the ticket canceled. Let it lapse.....

For Hotel Suggestion, please suggest your budget, Economy (upto Rs. 500), Mid Range (500-2000) or higher.....
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#3 Apr 15th, 2009, 18:00
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Deliwala,
Have you used www.namasteindiatours.com before? I am trying to figure out the best way for our group of 3 adults and 2 kids to do a 6 day 5 night tour of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur tour.
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I haven't...But they consistently get good reviews on IM.

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Thanks delhiwala....nice suggestion.
I am infact staying in Delhi for 1 night. Not sure if the hotel I reserved will allow to keep my baggage for extra couple of days with them.

How much will it cost if I want to hire a SUV(or equivalent) for the complete trip - so that I don't need to bother about the luggage and it will help me in making short trips too.

I am looking at mid range or little higher in the hotels.

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Originally Posted by delhiwala View Post You may checkout www.megacabs.com or www.namasteindiatours.com.

Leaving luggage will be an issue. If you are staying at Delhi, then you can leave your luggage with the hotel. if you are not staying and directly moving to Agra, you can hire a room in Paharganj for around Rs. 300 per day, and keep your luggage in the room. Do not leave any valuable items and lock everything..

One more idea is book a small train journey ticket. Say Delhi-Agra, and on the basis of this, keep your luggage at New Delhi Railway Station Cloak room. There is no need to travel or get the ticket canceled. Let it lapse.....

For Hotel Suggestion, please suggest your budget, Economy (upto Rs. 500), Mid Range (500-2000) or higher.....
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Normally, all hotels allow this, you may confirm it from the hotel by email/phone.

SUV rental is very costly...But you may think of Multi Utility Vehicle like Toyota Innova, Chevrolet Tavera. They are comfortable and spacious. They should cost you around Rs. 2500 per day for a run of 250 KMs.

In Agra you may checkout following Hotels:

1. Amar Yatri Niwas-reservation@amaryatriniwas.com

2. Mayur Tourist Complex- mayur268@rediffmail.com,info@m ayurcomplex.com

In Jaipur:

1. Hotel Madhuban - madhuban@usa.net
2. Alsisar Haveli - alsisar@satyam.net.in, alsisar@alsisar.com
3. Hotel Meghniwas - email@meghniwas.com

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Originally Posted by pkpraj1 View Post Thanks delhiwala....nice suggestion.
I am infact staying in Delhi for 1 night. Not sure if the hotel I reserved will allow to keep my baggage for extra couple of days with them.

How much will it cost if I want to hire a SUV(or equivalent) for the complete trip - so that I don't need to bother about the luggage and it will help me in making short trips too.

I am looking at mid range or little higher in the hotels.

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