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Our driver will be meeting you in your hotel reception this morning, and will assist you to the airport for your flight to Delhi. Namaste! Welcome to New Delhi, the capital city of India and the start of your eye-opening adventure! Our friendly team will be waiting in the arrivals hall to transfer you to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day.
Today, you'll explore Delhi - both Old and New with a private guide. Highlights of the tour will be the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and much more.
Departing Delhi, we journey on the train to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Arriving, we visit 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! This evening your guide will take you on a sunset excursion to the see iconic Taj Mahal.
Early rise this morning your driver will take you again to the Taj Mahal to enjoy a magnificent sunrise. Your entry ticket is included however no guide will be with you this morning. After breakfast back at the hotel, we explore the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water shortly after completion. Enjoy the evening at leisure.
This morning we take you to Agra Station and assist with embarking the Sachkhand Express train to Amritsar, as requested you will be right with the locals in standard Sleeper class no AC. Sit back and enjoy the full day journey as the train departs at 08:28 and arrives into Amritsar at 20:20, where our driver waits to take you to your hotel.
This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of the historic Amritsar, including the Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh. Amritsar’s main attraction - the beautiful Golden Temple, is made of white marble, bronze and gold leaf and the Jallianwala Bagh is a particularly sacred place for all Indians today, as it is associated with a poignant episode in India’s freedom struggle. This afternoon travel approximately 28km to Wagah, which is the only border crossing between India and Pakistan. Visiting Wagah is an interesting experience especially at sunset when the ‘Retreat’ ceremony takes place with the BSF on the Indian Side of the Border.
Sadly your journey with us has come to an end, we will transfer you to Amritsar Airport in time for your flight back to Goa.
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