Win a Free Trip to India!

Posted on November 25, 2014 by

Since launching our Rickshaw Run fundraising campaign two weeks ago, we’ve received so much kind support from you guys. Here’s a big THANK YOU!

But our fundraising goal is $4,000 and we’re still a long way to go from our target — we need your help!

India is home to a third of the world’s poorest community, with climate change hitting them the hardest. Unprecedented heat waves, cyclones and floods are already displacing thousands of families. We believe in the positive impact of tourism, and hope to contribute directly to the communities of India during our Rickshaw Run.

Remember that ALL the funds raised go to charity.

Explore India’s Golden Triangle with G Adventures

We have joined forces with our main partner, G Adventures, to give away A FREE TRIP TO INDIA! (Check full list of prizes we’re giving away)

The 8-day Golden Triangle trip will introduce you to three very different major cities of India and the colorful rural life of Rajasthan. Some of the highlights of the trip include a walking tour in Delhi with a guide from the Planeterra-supported Streetkids Project, visiting the legendary Taj Mahal, wandering through the Pink City of Jaipur and getting a taste of village life in Abhaneri. For those short on time, this would be an excellent trip to take it all in within a short timeframe.

India trip giveaway

What the Prize Includes:

  • Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place. Jaipur City Palace entrance and guided tours. Amber Fort and Fatephur Sikri visit. Agra Fort visit. Taj Mahal visit. I’timad-ud-daulah (Baby Taj) entrance. Abhaneri village walk and stepwell visit. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities. (Allow USD135-175 for meals not included.)
  • 7 nights of hotel accommodation.
  • Charter bus, taxis, cycle rickshaw and tuktuk (what we’re driving in India!).
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout and local guides.
  • Small group experience: Max 15 people and average 12 in a group.

The giveaway is opened to all nationalities of age 18 and above. The prize does not include flights to India but it does include transportation, sights and accommodation during the trip. The G Adventures booking Terms and Conditions* will apply to the tour and the winner.

Why G Adventures?

G Adventures is a Canadian small-group adventure outfitter operated by passionate travelers who run trips that get people off the beaten path and deep under the surface of a destination. As one of the biggest and most popular adventure travel company in the industry, they’ve clearly been very successful at inspiring and educating people through travel

I’ve worked with G Adventures as one of their Wanderers in Residence for around four years now and I’ve been lucky enough to travel with them to many parts of the world, including Antarctica, Arctic, Nepal, Brazil, and New Zealand. Every single trip has been amazing – offering me the travel style I’m looking for, allowing me to connect with locals and like-minded travelers and enjoy my freedom at the same time. I personally like that they emphasize on sustainable tourism, respect for the environment and live-changing experiences.

How to Enter

All you need to do is donate!

All donors will be entered into the giveaway. You can make payment through Paypal or credit card. We will randomly pick a winner and notify him/her in January 2015.

The deadline for this giveaway is 31st December 2014.


Winner is entitled to one (1) free place on guaranteed departures of the “Golden Triangle” trip (AHGT) (no substitutions) departing before December 31, 2015 and booked before March 30, 2015 AT 00:00 EST, provided that a minimum of four paying passengers are confirmed on such departure (to be confirmed with G Adventures by the Winner at time of booking).  Winner must be 18 or older to claim the prize.

Prize: i) is subject to availability, ii) is valid on new bookings only, iii) may not be combined with any other offer or discount, iv) has no cash value, v) is not transferrable, vi) is not eligible for “Lifetime Deposit” nor “Guaranteed Departure”, and vii) cannot be exchanged by the Winner.

Winner must contact G Adventures directly by phone and/or e-mail by March 30, 2015, to book their prize trip, and G Adventures must agree to the chosen departure dates and the prize may be substituted for a prize of comparable value by G Adventures’ in its’ sole discretion.

Once the trip is confirmed, the winner may not change the departure date.  The winner and guest must travel on the same Tour itinerary on the same dates. G Adventures reserves the right to approve any travel dates. G Adventures is not responsible for any travel related delays or cancellations.

Prize is subject to the Winner agreeing to G Adventures’ booking terms and conditions, found here:  

About Nellie Huang

Nellie Huang is a professional travel writer and blogger with a special interest in off-grid destinations and adventure travel. Her mission is to visit every country in the world. In her quest, she's climbed an active volcano in Iceland, swam with sealions in the Galapagos, built a school in Tanzania, waddled with penguins in Antarctica, crossed into North Korea and drank beer in Palestine.

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