Haridwar Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to Delhi! Upon arriving at the airport you will be transferred to your hotel where you have the rest of the day at leisure.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

Today you will enjoy a full day guided city tour of the city. The tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat, a simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi; drive past the Red Fort continuing to the Jama Masjid by bicycle rickshaws, one of Asia 's largest mosques. After visiting Old Delhi, you will be driven to New Delhi, and visit the Qutub Minar and drive past the imposing India Gate.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 3: Delhi - Shimla

Today you will board a train to Kalka departing at 7:40am. Upon arriving in Kalka you will have to make your way to the Toy Train to Shimla. Upon arriving in Shimla you will be transferred to your hotel where you have the rest of the day at leisure.

City view

Days 4-5: Shimla

The next two days we will leave you to your own devices to explore and venture into the narrow streets, which fall steeply away from the ridge giving way to colourful bazaars and fine views of the surrounding valley and snow-capped peaks.

Camels in the desert

Day 6: Shimla - Amritsar

Today you will drive from Shimla to Chandigarh and board a train to Amritsar. Upon arriving in Amritsar you will be transferred to your hotel.

A local girl in the Blue City of Jodhpur

Day 7: Amritsar

Enjoy a half day city tour which includes highlights such as the Golden temple, Jallianwala Bagh. Later this afternoon you have the opportunity to visit the Wagah Border to see the border closing ceremony.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 8: Amritsar

Today is at your leisure to enjoy Amritsar in your own time, Amritsar is packed with great shopping, bustling markets and eateries, where you can sample some very unique dishes typical to the state of Punjab.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 9: Amritsar - Delhi

Today morning you have at leisure. Later this evening you will be transferred to the train station from where you will board a train to Delhi. Upon arriving in Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel.

Raj Ghat

Day 10: Delhi - Jaipur

This morning we drive to Jaipur 'The Pink City'. A flamboyant showcase of Rajasthani architecture and a firm favourite on tourist itineraries as the third corner of India’s ‘Golden Triangle’, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as the ‘Pink City’. Jaipur was chosen by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743) for his capital. A skilled astronomer and visionary, he worked with superb Bengali architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya to complete design and construction of Jaipur in less than eight years.In the afternoon enjoy some free time to relax.

Anarkanda

Day 11: Jaipur

This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. Subject to Government regulations, we will arrive in style riding on an elephant!

Shimla main street

Day 12: Jaipur - Agra

Today you drive from Jaipur to Agra. En route you will stop at Bharatpur for lunch. After Bharatupur you will also visit Fatehpur Sikri. Not far from Agra, the UNESCO World Heritage Listed site, Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory), located in what is now Uttar Pradesh was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar and served as the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under his reign, from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. The tremendously atmospheric complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid. Later you will visit the Agra Fort as well.

Shimla aerial view

Day 13: Agra - Haridwar

Today you will witness the sunrise over the Taj Mahal. Afterwards you will drive from Agra to Delhi. From Delhi you will board a train to Haridwar. The train departs at 1525 arriving in Haridwar at 1935. Upon arriving in Haridwar you will be transferred to Narendra Nagar (1 hr drive). Overnight - Ananda Spa

The temple at night

Day 14: Haridwar

Today you have at leisure. Overnight - Ananda Spa

Amritsar smile

Day 15: Haridwar - Delhi

Today you will drive from Narendra Nagar to Haridwar where you will board the train to Delhi - departs 1813. Upon arriving in Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel.

Taj Mahal in the morning sun

Day 16: Delhi

Today we bid you farewell and transfer you to the airport for your onward flight to Australia.

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