Day 1 – Delhi
Saturday. Welcome to India! On arrival in Delhi you’ll be transferred from the airport to our hotel. Enjoy the rest of your first day exploring independently in the city. Overnight: Delhi.
Day 2 – Old & New Delhi
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing today as we explore the highlights of Old Delhi. See the UNESCO-listed Humayun’s Tomb and visit Jama Masjid – the oldest and largest mosque in the whole of India. We also visit the site of Gandhi’s cremation at Raj Ghat. Ride on a rickshaw through the bustling Chandni Chowk bazaar before we continue to New Delhi. Stroll down the ceremonial Rajpath and see the impressive India Gate monument. Overnight: Delhi (B/D).
Day 3 – The Pink City of Jaipur
Delhi – Jaipur. Leave Delhi and travel to the Pink City of Jaipur today. This afternoon we tour the City Palace in the centre of the Old City and the UNESCO-listed Jantar Mantar space observatory. Overnight: Jaipur (B).
Day 4 – Amber Fort
Begin today with an optional hot air balloon ride over Jaipur, before we explore the cobbled streets of the waterside palace of Amber Fort. We then continue to a local cotton weaving house on our way back to Jaipur. Overnight: Jaipur (B).
Day 5 – Chand Baori & Keoladeo Ghana National Park
Jaipur – Abhaneri – Bharatpur. Say goodbye to Jaipur today as we travel to the village of Abhaneri to see the beautiful Chand Baori step well, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Continue to a local school to meet the pupils and teachers (if open). Finally, enjoy a rickshaw ride in the UNESCO-listed Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Overnight: Bharatpur (B/D).
Day 6 – Taj Mahal
Bharatpur – Agra. Visit the abandoned imperial city of Fatehpur Sikri this morning, before we explore Agra Fort. Later, enjoy a guided tour of the most iconic site in India – the legendary Taj Mahal. Gaze in awe at this extravagant monument to love before we travel on to our hotel. Overnight: Agra (B).
Day 7 – Onward to Delhi
Agra – Delhi. Return to Delhi today where the rest of the day is free for you to explore. Overnight: Delhi (B).
Day 8 – Delhi
Our tour comes to and end today with an included departure transfer to the airport. (B)