Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights
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India For Teens - 8 days

FAMILY TOUR TO INDIA (for children aged 12 years and above): Experience the richness of Indian culture with your family on this classic tour of India's Golden Triangle taking in Delhi, both old and new, the stunning Pink City of Jaipur and the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Itinerary
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Hotels

Trip Highlights

Old and New Delhi - Humayan's Tomb, India's largest mosque Jama Masjid and Gandhi's crematorium Raj Ghat. Red Fort till 01 June 2017
The Pink City of Jaipur - the lofty Amber Fort, the very regal City Palace and the ancient observatory of Jantar Mantar
India's rural Shekhawati region famed for its beautiful Rajasthani architecture and classic havelis
The spectacular Taj Mahal - India's most famous monument in all its glory at sunset
Fatehpur Sikri - an ancient abandoned Mughal city
Agra - the beautiful Agra Fort

Included

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Rickshaw tide in Delhi and travel by jeep to the Amber Fort in Jaipur
Touring of Delhi, Jaipur, Agra and Shekhawati region
Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides at some sights
7 nights - 3-4 star and heritage hotels
Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 8
Escorted by an English-speaking Indian tour guide (for groups of 6 or more)
All relevant transfers and transportation

Not Included

International flights and visas
Entrance Fees: USD$65-70, paid in local currency
Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow $3 - 7 USD per day per traveller. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
Tipping Kitty: USD$20-30, paid in local currency

Itinerary

Day 1

Delhi

Saturday. Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to relax or independently explore this bustling capital.
Overnight: Delhi

Day 2

Red Fort & Jama Masjid

This morning, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We’ll then enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Humayan's Tomb, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more. Tonight, we enjoy a group Namaste Dinner at our hotel
Overnight: Delhi  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Taj Mahal

Delhi - Agra. Departing Delhi, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Here, we visit the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind it's fortified walls. Later we travel to the legendary Taj Mahal and witness a magical sunset. Built by Shah Jahan in the 16th century as an enduring memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz. Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers.
Overnight: Agra  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Fatehpur Sikri

Agra - Jaipur. En route to Jaipur, we visit ghostly 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 to support the peoples who resided in the city. Thanks to the very durable red sandstone, from which it was built, Fatehpur Sikri remains fantastically preserved.
Overnight: Jaipur  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

The Pink City of Jaipur

Maybe opt for an early morning hot air balloon ride over the pink city of Jaipur. Look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort. A jeep ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory before stopping at a cotton weaving house to see a demonstration of fabric dyeing and block printing.
Overnight: Jaipur  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Village life, rural India

Jaipur - Alsisar. Today, we drive to the semi-desert Shekhawati region. The small towns in this region became important trading posts, a lasting legacy of which are the beautiful painted havelis (mansions) constructed by wealthy merchants in the 18th and 19th centuries. Afternoon village walk and time to relax.
Overnight: Alsisar  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Alsisar to Delhi

Alsisar - Delhi. This morning we make a quick visit the children and teachers at a local school in Alsisar (if open) where we operate our ‘Change for Children’ programme, before returning to Delhi. The remainder of the afternoon and evening is free for you to further discover the city. Opt for a meal in the heart of the city or simply relax and chat with group members at the hotel.
Overnight: Delhi  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Delhi

Saturday. Hotel check out and included onward departure transfer to airport.
Breakfast

Discover Amritsar & the Golden Temple

Discover beautiful Amritsar on our 3 day/2 night Golden Amritsar bolt-on. Home to the world famous Golden Temple and the seat of the Sikh religion. Built in 1803 and made of marble, copper and pure leaf gold, the temple is an amazing architectural feat. During your stay, we witness the sunset spectacle at Wagah Border - the only road crossing between India and Pakistan where the fascinating changing of the guards and ceremonial lowering of the flags take place with great pomp to a cheering crowd of thousands.

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are per person travelling. Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room.

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Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

The Piccadily, Delhi

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The grand lobby of the Piccadily is a perfect introduction to this elegant luxury property. Rooms are bright, airy and furnished in a sophisticated and contemporary fashion. Staff are helpful, attentive and go above and beyond to make sure your stay is a memorable and happy one. Dining at popular Zune and contemporary Twenty-9 is highly recommended. Located in the west of town, close to the airport. Access to the rest of the city is very simple with the Janakpuri West Metro station just next door.

Seven Hills Tower, Agra

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The modern and stylish Seven Hills Tower hotel boasts a range of facilities and services designed to ensure the quality of each traveller's stay. Guests can enjoy a dip in the rooftop pool or laze on the sun loungers before heading to the equally lofty restaurant for some mouth-watering Mughlai cuisine. The spacious guestrooms are elegantly decorated with neutral colours and fabrics covered with traditional patterns and all have excellent ensuite facilities. Why not head to the rooftop pool and al fresco dining area for beautiul views of the Taj - perfect for a sunset drink.

Mandawa Haveli, Jaipur

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Heritage

The beautiful heritage style Mandawa Haveli is a fine example of typical Rajasthan architecture - set in terraced gardens with pretty courtyards. All rooms are well appointed with intricately carved wooden beds and king-size royal portraits. An evening spent enjoying a lavish Rajasthani dinner in front of a traditional folk dance is highly recommended. Well located in the heart of Jaipur city on Sansar Chandra Road, just a few minute’s drive from the Palace of the Winds.

Indra Vilas, Alsisar

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Heritage

Indra Vilas is a beautiful hotel with spacious rooms and set within 10 acres of land. As one of the largest havelis in Alsisar, Indra Vilas offers guests a historical stay imbued with all of the history that surrounds these magnificent structures. Embedded in the sprawling gardens of the hotel is a glistening swimming pool where guests can take a dip while they soak up the powerful Indian sunshine. The hotel is 30 km from Jhunjhunu and 180 km from Jaipur airport.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Delhi
Ends
Delhi
Departs
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
3 - 4 star & heritage hotels
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 1, Dinner: 2
Visiting
Delhi, Old Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Alsisar
Countries
Updated
1st March 2017

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