Wendy Wu Taj, Temples and Tigers Tour
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On this classic India tour, you will have the chance to experience different sides of Indian culture; from the contrasts of Old and New Delhi, to the historic city of Agra, trying to spot the tigers in Ranthambore and exploring the beautiful palaces and architecture of Jaipur.
During the Taj, Temples and Tigers tour, you'll also be able explore the observatory at Jantar Mantar, try hand blocking printing and take an exciting rickshaw ride through Old Delhi.
Solo only departures are available for this tour on selected dates. These departures feature smaller group sizes, free chauffeur transfers in the UK, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival. Currently these departures are Call to Book.
- Discover architectural masterpieces in both Old and New Delhi
- Watch a spectacular sunrise over the Taj Mahal, India’s most famous landmark
- Journey through the historical wonders of the ‘Pink City’
- Enjoy exploring the beautiful Amber Fort
Days 1-2: Fly to Delhi
Fly overnight to Delhi. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is yours
Day 3: Discover Dehli
Spend a full day exploring the sights of Old and New Delhi: drive past the colossal Red Fort, visit India's largest mosque, Jama Masjid, and take a rickshaw to Asia's largest spice market. Make a brief stop at India Gate and admire the grandeur of Rajpath and Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Day 4: Agra
Drive to Agra and explore Agra Fort, a hulking mass of red sandstone set on the banks of the Yamuna River. The Fort was established in the 16th century but has been much added to over time, making it an eclectic mix of architectural styles.
Day 5: Taj Mahal
Today you will see India's most iconic sight. At dawn, when the crowds are at their thinnest, the Taj Mahal is often swathed in mist and tinged pink by the rising sun – a magical experience. You'll then travel to Ranthambore National Park, home of the Bengal tigers!
Day 6: Ranthambore
Explore Ranthambore National Park in search of the tigers with early morning and afternoon jeep safaris. There are over 50 tigers in the park as well as leopards, sloth bears and over 300 species of wild bird.
Day 7: Travel to Jaipur
Travel from Ranthambore to Jaipur visiting the Chand Baori stepwells enroute.
Day 8: Visit Amber Fort
Begin the day with a brief stop at the Hawa Mahal, the 'Palace of the Winds', before travelling out of the city to admire the majestic Amber Fort. In the afternoon, explore the Maharaja’s City Palace and the Jantar Mantar Observatory, as well as learning about the local art of block printing.
Day 9: Delhi
Travel back to Delhi, where tonight you will enjoy a farewell meal with you group.
Day 10: Fly Delhi to UK
Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or following day.
The all-inclusive nature of the Taj, Temples and Tigers tour means you’ll spend your 8 nights in 3/4* accommodations
Learn astronomy the ancient way at Jaipur's fascinating Jantar Mantar, an 18th-century observatory full of old instruments used to measure the distance and positions of celestial objects.
Hand Printing Class
Venture into the old alleyways of Jaipur to try your hand at block printing, the practice of hand printing textiles with a carved wooden block, a traditional art of the city.
Old Delhi Rickshaw Ride
Take an exciting rickshaw ride through Asia's largest spice market, in Old Delhi, absorbing the heady scents and colourful sights of some of the world’s most exotic powders, leaves, roots and seeds.
Extend your holiday or break up your journey with one of our extensions and stopovers. Choose from city breaks or some beach time, or spend more time in your chosen destination. Call to book.
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- Touring with guides and entrance fees
- All accommodation
- Domestic transport
- Visa fees for UK & EU passport holders
- All meals included: Breakfasts: 8 , Lunches: 7 , Dinners: 8
- International flights and current taxes
- Based on London Heathrow departures
- Flight Upgrades available on request
All tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Please note, prices listed are guide prices only 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.
See the classic sights in the company of expert guides so you can really understand the history and culture of the destination. On our classic tours we take care of everything, leaving you to sit back and enjoy the experience to the full. The tours are fully inclusive with all meals and a comprehensive touring programme.
The average number of people in a group is 21 and the maximum number of people is 28. You may encounter other Wendy Wu tour groups while you are travelling
This tour has a physical rating of 1. This means that a reasonable level of fitness is required but it’s more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You will be getting on and off coaches and boats as well as walk around the sights and climbing some steps.
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