Day 1 – Delhi
Saturday. On arrival in Delhi you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to our hotel. The rest of today is free to explore India’s capital at leisure. Overnight: Delhi.
Day 2 – Old & New Delhi
Discover the highlights of Old and New Delhi today as we enjoy a tour of the capital. Visit the UNESCO-listed Humayun’s Tomb and the oldest mosque in India – Jama Masjid. We also visit Raj Ghat, the site of Gandhi’s cremation. Enjoy an exhilarating rickshaw ride around Chandi Chowk baazar before we explore New Delhi. Walk down the ceremonial Rajpath and see the famous India Gate monument. Overnight: Delhi (B/D).
Day 3 – Taj Mahal
Delhi – Agra. Today we travel to Agra and visit the imposing Agra Fort. Continue to the iconic Taj Mahal – India’s most famous attraction and enjoy a guided tour. Overnight: Agra (B).
Day 4 – Karauli
Agra – Karauli. This morning we’ll visit the eerie abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri and the Palace Bhanwar Vilas in Karauli, our home for the evening. Visit the Karauli City Palace and opt to attend evening Aarti (prayer). Overnight: Karauli (B/L/D).
Day 5 – Jaipur
Karauli – Jaipur. Stop at a local school this morning (if open) to meet the children and teachers. Later, we continue to the vibrant “Pink City” of Jaipur where the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight: Jaipur (B).
Day 6 – Jaipur sightseeing
Enjoy an optional hot air balloon ride over Jaipur this morning before we visit striking Amber Fort by jeep for a tour of the fortress. Continue to a cotton weaving house and explore the highlights of Jaipur including the City Palace and UNESCO-listed Jantar Mantar space observatory. Overnight: Jaipur (B).
Day 7 – Delhi Free Time
Jaipur – Delhi. Return to Delhi today where the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight: Delhi (B).
Day 8 – Delhi
Saturday. Our Indian adventure comes to an end today with an included transfer to the airport (B).