Incredible India Tour
INDIA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Comprised of India’s most popular cities, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, this amazing 7 night Golden Triangle tour is perfect for Solo Travellers looking to get a taste of life in India, not to mention a glimpse at one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Starting in Delhi, with tours of both the Old and New City, we work our way south, to Agra, to visit architectural delight, the Taj Mahal, before heading west to Jaipur where you will visit the stunning Amber Fort and get involved with the Holi celebrations to finish up your Incredible India tour.
Price from: £699.00
24 Feb 2018 – 3 Mar 2018
Day 1 – Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival, you will be greeted and taken to your hotel for check-in. Dinner will be arranged for the evening.
Day 2 – Delhi
Today is the first full day of your incredible India tour. After breakfast, you will begin a full day tour of the city of Delhi. In the morning, you will visit Old Delhi. Begin at the historic Red Fort, where Shah Jahan’s elegant red sandstone citadel stands surrounded by a 9m deep moat. Continue on to India’s largest mosque, Jama Masjid, before taking an interesting rickshaw ride though the famous bazaars of Chandni Chowk. Time permitting, you will also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial to Mahatma Ghandi. In the afternoon, you will explore New Delhi, which will include visits to the curious Qutab Minar, the magnificent red sandstone and white marble structure of the Tomb of Humayun, and also the India Gate, a memorial site for the First World War and the road that leads to Rashtrapathi Bhawan, residence of the President of India.
Day 3 – Delhi / Agra
Today you will be transferred to Agra. Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Agra is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal Empire. Known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone, Agra is a pleasant town with a relaxed pace. Once you have checked in to the hotel, you will visit the incredible Taj Mahal. In the afternoon, you will visit Agra Fort, which stands like a crescent on the banks of the Jamuna River, enclosed by 20m high walls and a 12m deep moat. This massive structure contains both Hindu and Muslim architecture. Later, you will visit the tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah, built by Empress Noor Jahan in 1625 AD.
Day 4 – Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur
After breakfast you will drive to Fatehpur Sikri, often referred to as the abandoned Mogul capital. This 16th century capital consists of forts, palaces and mosques built in sandstone. From here, you will continue on to Jaipur, ‘The Pink City’, where you will spend the remainder of your trip.
Day 5 – Jaipur
After breakfast, proceed to Amber Fort. Inside the fort, you will visit the Jag Mandir, a room with all 4 walls and ceilings completely embedded with glittering pieces of mirror. In the afternoon you will visit Maharaja’s City Palace, a small portion of which is still used by the Royal Family of Jaipur, Jantar Mantar, the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, and Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds.
Day 6 – Jaipur / Holi Festival of Colour
After breakfast you will have some free time before taking part in the incredible Holi celebrations! Also known as the ‘festival of colours’, Holi symbolises the victory of good over evil and is celebrated throughout the country. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 7 – Jaipur
You will have your last full day of this incredible India tour at leisure to further explore the city of Jaipur.
Day 8 – Depart Delhi
After breakfast, you will have some free time until you depart to Delhi Airport to catch international flights home.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE INDIA TOUR
- Sharing a twin room in three star hotels with breakfast
- All transfers to sightseeing and excursions.
- An English speaking local guide for the tours
- One time entrance fees
- Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
- Up to six weeks before departure, a place can be reserved for this Incredible India tour on payment of a deposit of £100.00, after this date it would be the full amount of the trip.
- Click the book now button and fill in the details and tick the box confirming you accept booking conditions.
- The outstanding balance is due 6 weeks before travel.
- Flights are not included in the cost of this trip and will need to be booked separately. Please do not book flights until we have given the go-ahead. Feel free to ask us if you need any help with booking.
- Please ensure you have checked visa requirements. Get in touch if you are unsure.
- Ensure you have purchased travel insurance, as this is mandatory for all trips.
Trip Type Cultural
Group Size Maximum of 10
Physical Rating Relaxed
Currency & Spending Money Rupees / Spending £20 and upwards per day
Hosts A local guide will be your point of contact for this trip.
Clothing Please be advised that you should keep your shoulders covered and trousers or shorts below the knee – this is essential at religious sites and respectful everywhere else.
Health Always seek medical advice from your doctor or travel nurse at least 8 weeks before your departure date and make sure your vaccinations are up to date. Remember that your travel insurance may not cover you if you do not have up-to-date vaccinations.
Single Supplement £165
Travel Advice We highly recommend that you read the foreign travel advice for India before your departure date.
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