A flamboyant showcase of Rajasthani architecture and a firm favourite on tourist itineraries as the third corner of India’s ‘Golden ...
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Welcome to the start of your voyage of discovery through 'Incredible India'! 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. Well 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 we 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.
This morning your driver will collect you for the scenic drive to Saharanpur spend the day exploring at your leisure as the vehicle and driver are at your disposal you then continue to your hotel in Mussoorie.
For the next days your driver and vehicle are at your disposal for use within Dehradun - Mussoorie and Saharanpur districts.
Today we return to Delhi. Arriving here, the time is at your leisure to explore.
This morning we drive 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. The state of Rajasthan emerged after Partition from a mosaic of 22 feudal kingdoms, known in the British era as Rajputana, ‘Land of Kings’.
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 we have 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.
Enjoy a day at your leisure to explore the city.
Departing Jaipur we stop in the village of Abhaneri to see Chand Baori, which is the largest and deepest step well in the world. This incredible well has a staggering 3500 steps and is 13 stories deep. Next, we drive on to the rural village of Perharsar, where we walk the back streets discovering local life. We then continue to Agra, but first a visit Fatehpur Sikri, former imperial capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. Built between 1569 and 1585, it has been deserted for more than four centuries, by all accounts abandoned in 1600 due to a meagre supply of water.
This morning we visit the impressive Agra Fort before touring the legendary Taj Mahal. After, we drive to Delhi airport for your evening flight to Nagpur (DEP:-20:20 -- ARR:-21:50) Arriving here, our local driver will take you to your hotel.
For the next days your driver and vehicle are at your disposal for use within Nagpur city limits.
This morning you will be taken back to Nagpur airport for the flight to Delhi where you can connect to your flight home. (Many flights daily from Nagpur please advise your flight time to advise on timing for this domestic flight)