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Welcome to India and the start of your holiday! You will be met at Delhi International Airport by our friendly local team and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure to explore or relax as you like.
This morning, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We’ll then 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 busting 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. See enhance your holiday page for prices.
Today, we drive 5 hours to Jaipur. Affectionately known as the Pink City as Maharaja Ram Singh had all of the Old City painted a welcoming pink in 1876 to herald a visit by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), it is also the bustling capital of the state of Rajasthan. This afternoon is at your leisure or alternately why not further enhance your exploration of the area with our Dera Amer enhance option. See enhance your holiday page for prices.
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 perhaps opt for a journey of 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. See enhance your holiday page for prices.
After breakfast we have a 3-4 hour scenic drive to Ranthambhore National Park. We check-in, freshen up and then venture out for an evening game drive.
This wildlife sanctuary is considered to be the country's best for observing and photographing the activities of the tiger and sightings are better in the morning and evening hence why today and tomorrow you will head out on morning and afternoon game drives in a shared canter vehicle to spot the wildlife with an English speaking a naturalist guide.
After breakfast we make our way by car 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! Our day concludes with an evening guided visit to the Taj Mahal and then free time to relax and enjoy the sunset.
ITINERARY OPTION 1 - Morning drive to Lucknow, afternoon at your leisure. ITINERARY OPTION 2 - This morning we will take a drive out to the ghostly fortified city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned only 8 years after its construction due to droughts in the area continuing on you will then drive to Delhi - Overnight at the hotel Hilton Janakpuri.
ITINERARY OPTION 1 -Today with your guide you will spend visiting the many interesting places in this wonderful and historic city highlights will be Bara Imambara, The British Residency of Lucknow, Chattar Manzil, Jama Masjid, Rumi Darwaza, Clock Tower, Moti Mahal, Lakshmana Tila and Hussainabad Imambara and more depending on level of interest and preference. ITINERARY OPTION 2 -Morning flight to Goa -- Arrival and we will transfer you to your hotel called the Cidade De Goa.
ITINERARY OPTION 1 - Morning time to explore Lucknow further at your leisure before your afternoon transfer to railway station to catch train to Delhi (LKO Swaran Shatabdi 1535/2205 hrs) Arrival in Delhi and we will take you to your hotel. ITINERARY OPTION 2 - Enjoy free time to relax on the beach - Overnight at the Cidade De Goa Hotel.
ITINERARY OPTION 1 - Enjoy the day at your leisure to explore Delhi. ITINERARY OPTION 2 - Enjoy free time to relax on the beach - Overnight at the Cidade De Goa Hotel.
ITINERARY OPTION 1 - We will transfer you to Delhi airport in time for your flight home END OF HOLIDAY. ITINERARY OPTION 2 - Enjoy free time to relax on the beach - Overnight at the Cidade De Goa Hotel.
ITINERARY OPTION 2 ONLY - We will transfer you to the airport in Goa in time for your flight home.
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