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• The Oberoi Hotels and Resorts has a two-night deal at Rajvilas, Jaipur, Udaivilas, Udaipur ( 58,000), Amarvilas, Agra ( 60,000) and Vanyavilas, Ranthambore ( 64,000), inclusive of accommodation, breakfast, round-trip transfers and spa discounts for two. At the Cecil, Shimla, the two-night deal costs 18,000,while at the Wildflower Hall, it’s 28,000. Call 1800112030 (toll-free) or log on to

• Aquaterra Adventures has customized several treks to coincide with the Games. Choose from the Kuari Pass trek (2-10 October; 26,300 per person), the Dodital trek (9-14 October; 17,479 per person) in Uttarakhand and a trek-and-raft combo trip (11-16 October; 16,925 per person) that takes you to Devariyatal, Chopta and Tunganath. Call 011-29212641, 29212760 or 41636101.

• The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation also has Commonwealth Games (CWG) holidays, ranging from day trips to Neemrana to two-night/three-day deals in Agra-Jaipur, costing 1,800-6,350 per person. Log on to for details.

• Mahindra Homestays is offering special CWG deals with holidays in Pali, Rajasthan, promising 50% of your money back if you don’t spot a leopard during your two-night/three-day stay (Rs 25,000 for two). Cost includes meals, accommodation, safaris and an intriguing ‘desi tel maalish’. Log on to or call 18004252737.

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