Kolkata & Varanasi 

February 2022

$3300 Per Person All Inclusive*


*Price includes

  • 5 star western style hotel accommodations in Kolkata at the luxurious Oberoi Grand Hotel and in Varanasi at the peaceful Fern Residency Hotel. All rooms are double occupancy. For single occupancy add $350 to price. 

  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

  • Roundtrip flight from Kolkata to Varanasi 

  • Private cars for in country travel including airport pickup and drop off 

  • Local guides and translators 

  • $800 Donation to Animal People Alliance (Tax Deductible for US Residents) 

Not Included

  • Flights to and from India 

  • Indian Visa 

  • Travel Insurance 

  • Any vaccinations required for travel 

Payment Details 

  • $500 Non Refundable deposit to reserve space is due by April 31st 2022. If we cancel the trip due to covid travel restrictions, your deposit will be refunded. 

  • Remaining balance due by August 1st 2022

  • US Residents can claim $800 donation as tax deduction  

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Sample Itinerary

  • Day One - Arrive /Rest 

  • Day Two and Three - Visit our partner animal shelter and spend the day volunteering with the animals (dogs, cows, donkeys, birds etc) 

  • Day Four and Five - Join our staff on visits to our street treatment project and get to know our hardworking staff and watch them in action. 

  • Day Six - Travel to Varanasi 

  • Day Seven and Eight - explore the ancient city of Varanasi. Walk along the legendary Ganges river, visit temples, see the sunset ceremony, shop at unique markets or relax at the hotel. 

  • Day Nine - Travel back to Kolkata 

  • Day Ten  - Spend day visiting the shelter where some of our staff grew up to learn about the issues facing women and girls in India. 

  • Day 11  - Explore the city of Kolkata, Visit temples and palaces, finish up your shopping at tribal markets or relax at beautiful tea houses, coffee shops or the hotel. 

  • Day 12 - Depart for home