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Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

Perth, Australia
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Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

I have chased a few quotes for a private car and driver for the duration of our 20 day itinerary in Rajasthan, starting in Jaisalmer and ending in Agra and Delhi for flight home. (Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Kumbulgarh, Udaipur, Bundi, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi for flight home).

My question is, is it better to use ONE company and driver for the whole itinerary or can I save money by splitting the itinerary into three different legs with different drivers and companies?

My quotes say they include parking/toll and driver expenses but do many car companies charge for extra kilometres?

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1. Re: Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

Hi ,

I would suggest to hire transportation for entire trip with one company. In my view , 20 days would be long for this trip . You should add Varanasi in your trip.

For, Varanasi have to use flight or train.

In 20 Days : Delhi - 02 days > Udaipur -02 days > Jodhpur -02 > Jaisalmer- 03Days > Bikaner -01 > Jaipur -02 > Ranthambhore -02 . Agra -01> VaraNasi -02 . Delhi -01

Fly to Udaipur , in between Udaipur to Jodhpur visit Kumbhalgarh & Ranakpur .

To Jaisalmer by flight is risky as there is only one flight whereas Udaipur has many flights and also good train connection.

Bundi is not so interesting avoid it. As this destination will not fit in this itinerary.

Try to have all inclusive price. Have to take car & driver - Delhi -01 , Udaipur to Agra another & in Varanasi another.

Agra to varanasi , there are many overnight trains , flight also but operates alternative days only.

Try to hire car & driver from Delhi based travel agents even they are expensive by 10 % . Many reason & logic but do not want to go in details.

Hari Mangal

Crabtree India Travels

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Jaipur, India
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3. Re: Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

Hi,

I will suggest you to hire a car and driver with one company and regarding the tour plan looks good.

Take a quote from 2 or 3 travel agents and compare the price and check their review over TA

Hope this will help you

Regards

Discovery Prime Tours

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4. Re: Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

Hi nessofoz,

Welcome to the forum and hire a private car & driver services from 1 company would be perfect idea. You can check with multiple agents and compare the quote from each others.

Cheers,

Jitender

Go My Journey

Perth, Australia
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5. Re: Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

Thanks to you all! Yes my preference is for one driver. We wanted a leisurely itinerary in this chaotic state! Looking forward to the trip!

Jaipur, India
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6. Re: Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

Have a great trip and waiting for your feedback

New Delhi
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7. Re: Private car and Driver for whole itinerary

One more vote for the one driver and car, but just wanted to check your itinerary with best route, sometimes few companies make an itinerary but route is in different ways, if you have proper routine itinerary then you save your time for traveling and you can not cross the roads twice. Twenty days is good time to explore the most important State of India and kilometers are much more in your hand do to per day running and multiple days. So no one will charge you extra do to you have much more KMS in your length. Have fun with the rural and historical state Rajasthan.

Thx

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