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Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel with the rest of the day yours to relax after your long flight.
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 and more. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore or perhaps go shopping.
Today why not further enhance your exploration of this busting city with a morning or 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.
We drive to Agra, home of the legendary Taj Mahal, constructed entirely of white marble and inlaid with semi-precious stones, the Taj Mahal has no peer and has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. Our sightseeing starts with the Taj Mahal. Later a visit to Agra fort, behind its colossal walls are some of the finest Mughal buildings in India.
Morning we head off by private car to Jaipur. En route a stop is made at the fantastically well preserved 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. Continue to the Pink City of Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, afternoon at leisure.
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 atop an elephant! Afternoon at your leisure to explore perhaps go to the Johari Bazaar, where you can buy jootis (traditional Rajasthani curled shoes).
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.
Today we bid you farewell to Jaipur and we transfer to the airport for your direct flight to Mumbai (AI 612 - 1310 / 1510) Arriving here our local team are on hand to assist with transfer and check into your hotel.
Enjoy your included morning or afternoon sightseeing tour one of the most highly populated cities in the world, accommodating approximately 18 million people! Highlights include the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India and Marine drive. Why not opt to further enhance your holiday with the following excursion to visit Elephanta caves - Mumbai's premier tourist attraction. See enhance your holiday page for prices.
We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.
A flamboyant showcase of Rajasthani architecture and a firm favourite on tourist itineraries as the third corner of India’s ‘Golden ...