Shere Khan - 9 days

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With all the highlights of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, we also go in search of Shere Khan himself, at Ranthambhore, one of India's best national parks and home of the tiger!

Day 1: Delhi
Saturday. Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to relax or independently explore this bustling capital. Overnight - Delhi
Day 2: Old Delhi
This morning, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We’ll then enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more. Tonight, we enjoy a group Namaste Dinner at a restaurant specialising in classic Indian cuisine. Overnight - Delhi (B, D)
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Two girls sitting in front of the marvellous Taj Mahal in Agra
Delhi - Agra. Departing Delhi, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Here, we visit the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind it's fortified walls. Later on we take a motorised buggy to the legendary Taj Mahal and witness a magical sunset. Built by Shah Jahan in the 16th century as an enduring memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz. Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers. Overnight - Agra (B)
Day 4: Agra
Agra - Jaipur. En route to Jaipur, we visit ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. This magnificent fortified city was the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned dramatically due to a lack of water to support the peoples who resided in the city. Thanks to the very durable red sandstone, from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri remains fantastically preserved. Overnight - Jaipur (B, L)
Brightly coloured lanterns in India
Today, you can choose to bolt on an early morning hot air balloon flight over Jaipur.Look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we continue to the 16th century Amber Fort. An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory, before stopping at a cotton weaving house to see a demonstration of fabric dyeing and block printing. Overnight - Jaipur (B)
Days 6 - 7: Ranthambhore NP
Jaipur - Ranthambhore. After breakfast on day 6, we have a 3-4 hour drive to Ranthambhore National Park. We check-in, freshen up and then venture out for an evening game drive. Ranthambhore NP is one of the prime examples of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts in Rajasthan. On day 7 we enjoy both morning and evening game drives with some time to relax during the day. Overnight - Ranthambhore NP (B:2, L:1, D:2)
A deer in the sunlight in Ranthambhore national park
Ranthambhore - Delhi. After an early breakfast we return to Delhi by train. The remainder of the day is free for you to relex or independently explore Delhi your own way. Overnight - Delhi (B)
Day 9: Delhi
Sunday. Our tour concludes after breakfast. Goodbye India! We transfer you to the airport for your onwards international flight. (B)

Enjoy a Mumbai Breakaway!

Extend your stay with our 4 day/3 night Mumbai Breakaway Bolt-on. Formally known as Bombay, exhilarating and charismatic Mumbai is the most populated city in the world, home of Bollywood and the setting of the hit film ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’. Discover this city of contrasts where gleaming sky scrapers stand side by side with run down slums. Explore this bustling city and immerse yourself in the madness of Mumbai!

Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

 

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For a truly unique experience combine your tour with the spectacle of the Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival held in the holy city of Anandpur Sahib. Witness the colourful festivities including mock martial arts battles, impressive displays of weaponry, archery and wrestling as well as music, poetry and prayers, singing and chanting, while food is served to pilgrims from all castes and creeds by women from the neighbouring villages.

 

If travelling on our 30 March 2013 Shere Khan departure you can combine this with our 5 day Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival tour departing on 26 March 2013. Contact us for further details.

Tour Details
  • Starts in: Delhi / Ends in: Delhi
  • Departs: Every second Saturday, October to April
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:8, Lunch: 2, Dinner: 3
  • Hotel Rating: 3 - 4 star & heritage hotels & Jungle lodge
  • Tour Guide: Yes (for groups of 6 or more)
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