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Explore India's iconic landmarks and enchanting wildlife on this incredible tour. From bustling Delhi, discover ancient cities by modern rail, visit the incredible Taj Mahal, and take two game drives to spot the elusive tiger.
- The services of a local Tour Manager in India
- Scheduled flights from London Heathrow to Delhi, from Jaipur to Mumbai, and from Mumbai to London Heathrow
- Air-conditioned Chair Class rail and coach travel throughout your tour
- 9 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast each day
- 2 lunch and 9 dinners
- Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
- Sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi
- Visit to Agra, including the Taj Mahal
- 2 Game drives in Ranthambore National Park
- Guided tour of Jaipur
- Sightseeing tour of Mumba
Days 1-2: London to Delhi
Arrive at the airport today where your tour begins with a scheduled flight from London Heathrow to Delhi. Arriving early on Day 2, your are greeted by your local Indian Tour Manager who escorts you to your hotel, the 5* Crowne Plaza Okhla.
Day 3: Exploring Delhi
Discover the charms of Old and New Delhi today, on a full-day guided sightseeing tour. India's vibrant capital is alive with kaleidoscopic colours and a heady blend of modern, colonial and ancient architecture, providing a fascinating insight into the country's long history.
Day 4: Agra and the Taj Mahal
Today you board India's first semi-high speed train, for a journey to Agra on the new Gatimaan Express. Agra is a former capital of the Mughal Empire, and is famed worldwide for its fantastic ancient architecture, much of which has UNESCO World Heritage status.
Day 5: Fatehpur Sikri & Ranthambore
Transfer to the short-lived ancient capital of India, Fatehpur Sikri, for a sightseeing tour this morning. Abandoned after only 15 years due to a dwindling water supply, the city remains beautifully preserved to this day. This afternoon, head off to Ranthambore on the Shatabdi Express train, checking in on arrival to the Abhyaran Ranthambore Resort.
Day 6: Tiger spotting in Ranthambore
Enjoy a highlight of your tour today, with two game drives in Ranthambore National Park. Considered to be the best park in India for spotting the elusive tiger, the sanctuary is also home to over 300 species of birds, as well as providing a home for crocodiles, deer and monkeys.
Days 7-8: Jaipur
Transfer by coach to Jaipur, India's 'Pink City' today, checking in to your hotel on arrival. On Day 8, explore the city on a guided sightseeing tour.
Day 9: To Mumbai
Leave Jaipur behind today, on an internal flight to Mumbai, on India's west coast. India's financial capital, Mumbai has been a gateway to India since 1869, when the Suez Canal was opened, kick-starting a growing spice trade route with the Mediterranean.
Day 10: Discovering Mumbai
Enjoy a full day to discover the treasures of Mumbai today, with a guided sightseeing tour. Your tour includes the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus - a UNESCO World Heritage site, this still-active railway station dates back to 1887, and is a fantastic example of Victorian Gothic architecture.
Day 11: Return to London
Leave India behind after breakfast today. Transfer to Mumbai airport, for your scheduled flight to London Heathrow. On arrival, your tour concludes.
Hotel Clarks Shiraz, Agra
The 5* Hotel Clarks Shiraz is located directly down the road from the world famous Taj Mahal and is within easy reach of many of Agra's beautiful sights and attractions. The comfortable rooms are decorated in a pleasantly neutral style, and come well equipped with an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, a minibar, an in-room safe, a, television, and tea & coffee-making facilities.
Fortune Select Metropolitan, Jaipur
The excellent Fortune Select Metropolitan offers superb accommodation at the heart of Jaipur. Facilities include a fitness centre, a rooftop swimming pool and a spa (treatments payable locally).
Trident Nariman Point, Mumbai
Standing a magnificent 35 stories high, the 5* Trident Nariman Point hotel in Mumbai is wonderfully positioned to provide marvellous views of the Marine Drive and the city itself. Stood close to the seafront, this hotel offers a warm and friendly service throughout the duration of your stay. The Trident Nariman Point Hotel boasts a dedicated spa, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre as well as a number of restaurants and a bar.
Crown Plaza Okhla, New Delhi
The incredible 5* Crowne Plaza Okhla is your base in New Delhi. Located in South Delhi and close to some of Delhi's most famous attractions, this hotel also boasts 2 restaurants serving cuisine from all around the world, a coffee bar, and a dessert lounge. There is also a fitness centre and a spa with numerous beauty treatments on offer (payable locally).
Abhyaran Ranthambore Resort, Ranthambore
Excellent amenities, friendly and professional staff, the super Abhyaran Ranthambore Resort offers a well-placed base at the heart of one of India's premier National Parks. The outdoor pool is a highlight in the centre of the resort, and the hotel also features a restaurant serving international and domestic food as well as a bar, a fitness centre and a series of gardens.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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