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, a place steeped in rich history, with tours of both the Old and New City, we work our way south, to Agra, to visit architectural delight, the Taj Mahal. One of the world’s seven wonders, this magnificent structure was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife in 1632 and is an undoubted highlight of this trip. From here, we’ll be heading west to Jaipur, stopping on the way to visit the abandoned mogul capital of Fatehpur Sikri. Once in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, we will visit the stunning Amber Fort, the Palace of the Winds and the City Palace. Depending on the time of year, it is also in Jaipur where you can join the locals in their colourful celebrations of Holi Festival to finish up your Incredible India tour.
Marvel at the outstanding architectural beauty of the Taj Mahal
Discover the best of Jaipur’s forts and extravagant palaces
Hustle and bustle in Old & New Delhi
The abandoned Mogul capital, Fatehpur Sikri
Day 1 – Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day will be spent at your leisure. There will be a welcome dinner arranged by your guide for the evening. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 – Delhi
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll start our city tour of Delhi. Our first stop will be at Jama Masqid, which is one of the largest mosques in India and was built by the Mughal Emperor Sha Jahan. We will then take a rickshaw ride around Delhi, through the bazaars and Chandi Chowk, taking in the vibrancy and colours of the surroundings. The next stop on our tour will be at Raj Ghat, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Ghandi, and finally we’ll finish up our first day of sightseeing at Humayun’s Tomb. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 3 – Delhi / Agra
After breakfast we’ll check-out of our hotel in Delhi and start the drive to Agra (approx. 4 hours depending on traffic). Upon arrival, we’ll visit the Baby Taj and then get checked-in to our new hotel. In the early evening, we will visit the breath-taking Taj Mahal in time for sunset. You will soon understand why this incredible marble masterpiece is one of the 7 wonders of the world. Overnight in Agra.
Day 4 – Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur
Today we will start by visiting a marble workshop before travelling to Agra Fort to witness the stunning architecture of the Mughal Empire. From here, we drive to Fatehpur Sikri, a cultural UNESCO World Heritage site often referred to as the abandoned Mughal capital. We then continue to the beautiful ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, where you will spend the night.
Day 5 – Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll start our day with a photo stop at the spectacular Hawa Mahal and then visit the City Palace, one of Jaipur’s most famous attractions. We’ll then visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. After stopping for a light lunch, we’ll begin our jeep ride to the top of the Amber Fort where you will have amazing views of the old town. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 6 – Jaipur Free Day (Holi Celebrations)
Today is a free day to be spent at your leisure. You could go to the Raj Madir Cinema to watch a Bollywood film with the locals, visit the marble masterpiece that is Birla Mandir Temple, or try out your bartering skills at the local bazaars and buy some souvenirs. (If you are travelling during the month of Holi, today you can join in the celebrations with the locals of Jaipur!)
Day 7 – Jaipur / Delhi
After breakfast we will begin the drive back to Delhi, stopping on the way at the Qutub Minar, a must-see UNESCO World Heritage site. We will end the day with a farewell group dinner. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 8 – Depart Delhi
Today is the last day of your tour and you are free to depart at any time for flights home.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE INDIA TOUR
- Sharing a twin room in 4-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 £150.00, 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 £249
Travel Advice We highly recommend that you read the foreign travel advice for India before your departure date.
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