Overview

Flight -1 night

Mumbai - 1 night

Udaipur - 2 nights

Narlai - 1 night

Jodhpur - 1 night

Jaipur - 3 nights

Ranthambore NP - 2 nights

Agra - 1 night

Lucknow - 2 nights

Varanasi - 2 nights

Delhi - 2 nights

Spendology - Widgets

Discover India

Journey across India discovering Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle between Mumbai (formerly Bombay) and Varanasi on the Ganges with a chance to spot the elusive tiger and leopard

India is a land of varied culture, heritage and religion, a country that requires multiple visits to discover every nook and cranny. This new tour encompasses the best of India visiting a few hidden gems along the way.

India’s largest city, Mumbai with its colonial heritage and Victorian buildings is a contrast to the hustle of Varanasi, where thousands of pilgrims flock every day to bathe or witness cremations in the Holy River Ganges.

The slower paced Lucknow reveals mosques, colonial heritage and extravagant palaces.

India’s ‘Golden Triangle’ formed of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur houses the icon of the sub-continent – the majestic Taj Mahal as well as Maharaja and Mughal heritage.

Udaipur, known fondly as the city of lakes is dominated by the massive City Palace compared with Jodhpur which is shadowed by the mighty Mehrangarh Fort.

Ranthambore gives the best opportunity to spot the elusive tiger while the lesser known Narlai offers a chance to spot the leopard.

Key Features

Culture & Natural Wonders

New Tour

Jules Verne Sightseeing

7 UNESCO Heritage Sites

Safaris by Jeep

Local Expert Guides 

Guaranteed Departure

Group Size: 2 - 18

Special Event

Stepwell & Palace Dinners

Enjoy a candle-lit dinner at the 16th century stepwell at Narlai. Dine in the Rajput Room of Rambagh Palace, the former residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and enjoy a cocktail at the famous Polo Bar.

Day 1 Fly overnight from your chosen airport to Mumbai.

Day 2 Transfer to the 4-star Trident Hotel on the waterfront for overnight in sea view rooms. Afternoon tour visiting Marine Drive, the Gateway of India and Prince of Wales Museum. A walk around Kala Ghoda area.

Day 3 Visit Victoria Terminus, Dhobi Ghat laundries and Dabbawalla lunch carriers. Fly to Udaipur for two nights at the 4-star Trident Hotel on the lake. (B)

Day 4 Visit the City Palace and museum, Sahelion ki Bari and a boat ride on Lake Pichola to visit Jagmandir Island. By boat to a lakeside restaurant. (B, D)

Day 5 Drive to Narlai (4 hrs) for overnight at the heritage resort Rawla Narlai, former hunting manor of the Jodhpur royal family. Afternoon jeep safari in search of the elusive leopard. Dinner at a stepwell. (B, D)

Day 6 Continue to Jodhpur (4 hrs) for overnight at the heritage Hotel Taj Hari Mahal. Visit Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Museum. (B)

Day 7 Travel to Pushkar (4 hrs) to visit the Brahma temple and holy lake. Continue to Jaipur (4 hrs) for three nights at the 4-star Trident Hotel. (B, D)

Day 8 Visit the City Palace and Observatory. Afternoon at leisure. A cooking demo and dinner with a local family. (B, D)

Day 9 Optional early morning balloon ride in the Jaipur area (£180, pre-bookable only). Visit Amber Fort, Birla Temple, Albert Hall museum and view the Palace of the Winds. Cocktail at the Polo Bar and dinner at Rambagh Palace. (B, D)

Day 10 Drive to Ranthambore (4 hrs) for two nights at the new 5-star Sawai Vilas. Opportunity to walk up to Ranthambore Fort. Tiger talk by a naturalist. (B, D)

Day 11 Morning and afternoon game drives by jeep at Ranthambore National Park in search of the tiger. (B, L, D)

Day 12 Drive to Agra (7 hrs) for overnight at the 4-star Tajview Agra. Visit Agra Fort. (B)

Day 13 Sunrise at the Taj Mahal. Continue to Lucknow (5 hrs) for two nights at the 5-star Hotel Taj Mahal Lucknow. (B)

Day 14 Visit Bada Imambada, Chota Imambada, the Residency and La Martiniere. (B)

Day 15 Drive to Varanasi (7 hrs) for two nights at the 4-star Hotel Taj Ganges. (B)

Day 16 Early morning boat ride on the Ganges. Visit the ruins at Sarnath where Buddha preached. Evening Aarti ceremony on the ghats. (B)

Day 17 Fly to Delhi for two nights at the 5-star Taj Palace Hotel. (B)

Day 18 Visit UNESCO listed Qutab Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate and drive past parliament and Viceroy’s House. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 19 Return flight. (B)

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner
 

We offer a wide variety of pre- and post-tour extensions, click here for more information.
Pre/post tour extra nights and transfers are available.

2020

Mondays
per person in a twin/double room
British Airways from Heathrow

Date Price
January 13 £3195
February 10 £3295
March 9 £3195
April 20 £2995
September 21 £2995
October 12 £3195
November 9 £3295

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

Double for sole use £795 (Apr/Sep £695)

Flight Options

London-Mumbai/Delhi-London
British Airways World Traveller Plus from £395
British Airways Club World from £1795
Emirates from Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham nil

Optional Excursions

Morning Balloon Ride £180

Extension Options

We offer a wide variety of pre- and post-tour extensions, click here for more information.
Pre/post tour extra nights and transfers are available.

Privately Guided

2 guests - £945 per person
3-4 guests - £475 per person
5-9 guests - £205 per person
10+ guests - No extra charge

Independent Arrival

Save £600 
Arrival transfer £22
Departure transfer £22

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 17 nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 7 dinners, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply. 

Not Included
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, overseas airport taxes, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

 

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