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Welcome to the start of your voyage of discovery through 'Incredible India'! You will be met at Bangalore International Airport by our friendly local team and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Oakwood Premier Prestige (Studio Superior)
The next days you are at your own arrangements for your work conference with relevant transfers - accommodation is included.
This morning our local driver will collect you from the hotel for a transfer to the airport, in time for the IndiGo Airlines flight to Ahmedabad (DEP:-06:30 -- ARR:-08:30) Arriving here, a transfer awaits. Later, our city tour leads us to the old city, to view the finest blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural style known as Indo-Saracenic. We wander through the vibrant bazaars of Ahmedabad and visit Jami Masjid, built in the 15th century. Also worth seeing are the tombs of Ahmedabad’s Muslim rulers plus Hindu and Jain temples. We also visit the site of Gandhi’s ashram and the place where he launched his celebrated march against the Salt Law.
This morning we drive you to the gorgeous lake side city of Udaipur. First we depart Ahmedabad and drive to Poshina this in fact is a tribal region of South Rajasthan and north Gujarat states here local tribes have a very distinct and defined culture not really seen in any other locations of India they are called Adivasi and Garasia tribes. Here, we will enjoy lunch at Darbargadh Heritage Palace then continue onto our final destination passing through the stunning Aravalli Hill Range.
This morning enjoy touring the imposing City Palace, a vision in soft yellow stone on the northeast promontory with breathtaking views of the lake. The City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. We then take you to visit Jagdish Temple and Sahelion Ki Bari Gardens. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore or perhaps you would enjoy a visit to the Monsoon Palace? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.
An interesting drive through increasingly varied scenery takes us to the tiny village of Shahpura, where you will get to enjoy lunch in the royal home of the Shahpura family and wander around the ancient temple nearby. Continuing on we arrive into the Pink City where you can enjoy a much deserved soak in the pool.
This morning you will have to look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we travel 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. This afternoon a journey discovery through the historic pink city of Jaipur we start with a photo stop in front of Jal mahal (lake palace) thereafter visit the ancient astronomical observatory of Jantar mantar and thereafter a guided tour of the city palace complex and it’s fascinating nooks and crannies.
En route on our drive to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, which was abandoned due to lack of water. Arriving into Agra, enjoy exploring the Baby Taj and Agra Fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. During its history it has been a palace, a fort and a prison!
Early this morning we take a motorised buggy to visit the legendary Taj Mahal and witness a magical sunrise. Built by Shah Jahan in the 16th century as an enduring memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz. When ready we drive to Delhi and have some downtime at your hotel for the later part of the afternoon.
Today enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. This afternoon why not further enhance your exploration of this bustling city with an afternoon guided journey through the New Delhi area the highlights will include India gate a drive past parliamentary buildings and President's house, a guided visit to Humayun's tomb then concluding with sightseeing to UNESCO World Heritage Site Qutub minar. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.
Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you to Delhi Airport in time for your flight home.
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