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Wheelchair Accessible India & Nepal



Our wheelchair accessible vacations in India are specially designed for travelers with wheelchairs, slow walkers, their families and their friends. We have hand-picked our wheelchair accessible hotels for barrier free access and comfort.

Sightseeing during your wheelchair accessible vacation is with our experienced, locally trained guides who work effortless as your ambassador of access at all of the amazing sights and shrines you will visit in incredible India.

Our tour rates are based on your accommodations, your guide services, the number of travelers in your party, and the season when you travel.

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indian woman With one of the fastest-growing economies in the world "Amazing" and "Incredible" India are only two words used to describes an entire continent that vibrates with more than a billion people, thousand year old fortresses, tigers in their native environment, temples, colorful festivals, and savory foods. fortresses, tigers in their native environment, temples, colorful festivals, and savory foods.
   

New Delhi and Old Delhi
India's modern capital city is also an ancient city tracing its origins in legend. Dotted with hundreds of landmarks New and Old Delhi offer more than a millennium of history in stone. No fewer then 7 cities have stood on this site before the British rulers and from here various Hindu and Moslem dynasties including the Mughals ruled India.

Agra
While Delhi reigns over India, no monument in the world symbolizes India more than the Taj Mahal in Agra. Built by the Emperor Shah Jehan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his Queen Mumtaz Mahal the Taj Mahal is a monument of love and devotion. This architectural marvel is a perfect proportioned masterpiece fashioned from white marble and stands as testimony to the skill of the 20,000 craftsmen brought from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy who took 17 years to build this shrine of love.

Kathmandu, Nepal
Perched on "the roof of the world," in the shadows of the highest mountains on earth, the Kathmandu Valley has been the crossroads of a melange of ethnic groups who have left a rich legacy of architecture, sculpture, painting, metalwork, literature, music and dance. Due to its remote location and it being closed to the outside world until the 1950's, it retains a quaint medieval environment. For the traveler, this veritable treasure-trove of art and antiquity is seemingly suspended in time. The land of Everest and the "yeti" is also the birthplace of Buddha and remains the only Hindu kingdom in the world.

Varanasi, India
Located on the banks of the holy river Ganges, Varanasi has been the religious capital of the Hindu faith since the dawn of history. Already an ancient settlement when Buddha came here around 500 B.C., it is unique as a place of pilgrimage, and perhaps the oldest living city in the world. Hindus believe that the water of the "Ganga" hold the powers of salvation and every devout Hindu's ambition is to visit Varanasi once in a lifetime, and if possible, to die there in old age.

Jaipur
The pink capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is among the most picturesque cities of the world. The city was built in accordance with the Shilpa Shastra, the ancient Hindu treatise on architecture which divides Jaipur into seven rectangular sections with 110 foot roadways making a city of all right angles. Surrounded by rugged hills on three sides, the entire city is encircled by a fortified wall guarded by seven gates

We specialize in accessible travel planning to India for:
General accessible tourism
Family oriented, wheelchair accessible vacations
Family Reunions & Ancestral Visits to relatives in India
Tiger safari enthusiasts
Southern India House boats
Maharajah Palace Maharajah Palace visits
Collections for collectors

Photography safaris for photographers

The wheelchair accessible tour programs we've included below are programs we provide on a regular basis. Individual tour rates are not included as the level of your accommodations, your use of guide services, the number of travelers number of travelers in your party, and the dates you travel will each influence your final price.

We would enjoy the opportunity to assist with your accessible travel arrangements in India and Nepal. For additional details or any questions, please contact Accessible Journeys.


Wheelchair Accessible India and Nepal

Day 01, Arrive Delhi by International Flight
Welcome To India Reception on your arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel. Accommodation has been secured from the previous night to accommodate immediate occupancy upon your arrival at the hot Delhi. Your morning at leisure, the afternoon is for a privately guided sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 02, Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Afternoon visit local bazaars. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 03, Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day vehicle and guide at disposal for shopping. Lunch & dinner at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 04, Delhi-Kathmandu
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from hotel to the airport in time for your flight to Kathmandu. Reception upon arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 05, Kathmandu In the morning venture on a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the unique and fascinating capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 06, Kathmandu
A morning excursion to Nagarkote for breathtaking views of the major peaks of the eastern Nepal Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) can be seen on a clear day. Lunch in Nagarkote. Afternoon, excursion to Bhatgaon (also called Bhaktapur, the City of Devotees). It is a center of medieval art and architecture as well as a center for weaving and traditional industries. Dinner and overnight at your hotel Day 07, Kathmandu This morning, (weather permitting), take one of the most thrilling flights of your life - the Himalayan Mountain Flight around Mt. Everest in a jet aircraft. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 08, Kathmandu-Varanasi
Transfer from hotel to the airport in time for your flight to Varanasi. Reception upon arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel Varanasi – amongst the oldest living cities in the world, is also the holiest of Hindu Pilgrimages. In the evening visit Ghats to witness Puja ceremony. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 09, Varanasi
Early morning boat ride on the river Ganges. The best time to visit the Ghats is dawn when pilgrims take their morning dip. The most famous Ghat is the Dasaswamedh Ghat from where we begin this tour. Enjoy the boat ride while looking out for people on the ghats – the women bathing discreetly in their sarees, the young men displaying prowess in yogi postures & the Brahmin priests offering prayers for one and all. Amidst all this you may also come across the burning ghats which are cremation sites for the dead. Breakfast at the hotel and the morning at leisure with lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon enjoy a city tour of Varanasi through the narrow lanes with stops at the bazaars to look at the world famous Banaras silks which is only created in Varanasi. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 10, Varanasi-Delhi-Agra
Transfer from hotel to the airport in time for your flight to Delhi and on to Agra. Reception upon arrival at Delhi airport and followed by a straight drive to Agra (203 kms/4.5 hours) En route lunch in a local restaurant. On arrival check-in at: HOTEL Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 11, Agra
In the morning enjoy a city tour where you visit the Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays). An extravagant marble monument of love, built by Shah Jahan in 1653 as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful mausoleum in pure white marble took 22 years and 22000 craftsmen to build. Afterwards continue your tour to the Agra Fort. Afternoon visit local bazaars. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 12, Agra-Jaipur
Drive from Agra to Jaipur (221 kms/6 hours) en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted, red sandstone city built between 1570 and 1585 Continue your drive to Jaipur and upon arrival check-in at your hotel Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 13, Jaipur
A morning excursion to Amber Fort located about 12 kms outside Jaipur. This is a original Palace with one of the finest example of Rajput architecture. At the fort gate ascent to the Palace on the back of a brightly caparisoned elephant. Lunch in a local restaurant with the afternoon spent at the magnificent stone observatory built in 1728. Later visit the opulent City Palace grand museums displaying an excellent collection of miniature paintings, costumes and armory. All monuments in Jaipur close by 4:30PM. Dinner and overnight at your hotel

Day 14, Jaipur-Delhi
Transfer from hotel to the airport in time for your flight to Delhi. Reception upon arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel where a day room is reserved for you. Lunch at your hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Late evening check-out from your hotel. Day 15, Leave Delhi Early morning transfer from hotel to the airport for your International Flight 1:

For Rates and Details

Our Rates Include:
- 13 Nights accommodation in hotels mentioned or similar on twin share
- Day use of your hotel in Delhi on last day
- "Room with Breakfast" and Day Room use in Delhi on exit
- Normal hotel check-in is 12 Noon check-out time is 2PM
- Arrival/departure transfers by air-conditioned medium car
- Sightseeing by air-conditioned medium car
- Services of local English speaking guide as mentioned
- All applicable taxes on hotel and transport.
- 02 boat rides on River Ganges in Varanasi
- 01 hour mountain flight in Kathmandu (subject to weather)
- Elephant ride one way and return way by Jeep at the Amber Fort
- All entrance fee to monuments as per the itinerary
- Service of our representative for assistance at the airport on arrival transfers

Tour price does not include:
- Airfare from your home town to India
- Airport departure taxes
- Passports
- India visa
- Nepal Visa
- Gratuities for guides and drivers
- Items of personal nature, telephone calls,
- Travelers insurance
- Meal supplement (lunch and dinner) as quoted separately above
- Any extra meal other than that mentioned
- Any airfare [offer separately]
- Any expenses of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks etc.
- Any camera fee during the sightseeing
- Any Services which is not include in offer are additional (extra)


Travel Considerations:
A can-do attitude and good health are required for this adventure. Many travelers with disabilities have participated in this tour in the past and this is not a first time trial for this journey however, a few words of caution are necessary when contemplating a journey to India.

India is on its way towards accessibility despite the scarcity of their resources, and the tremendous challenges related to its infrastructure. Indian's have made a firm decision to open their country to people with disabilities and our local hosts have made huge efforts to provide the best service to people with disabilities. Nonetheless, India is a developing country and this is a rigorous trip. Participants must be flexible and willing to accept situations where access in India remains limited.

Due to airline regulations, vehicle transportation, at this time we can only accommodate passengers using manual wheelchairs. Electric scooters, carts and electric wheelchairs can not be accommodated. If you have a question about your mobility product, please write with the name and model and description and you can

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