Exceptional value visiting many of India’s most famous monuments and cities from the Taj Mahal and Agra & Amber forts to Udaipur lake and Jodhpur with a game drive in Ranthambore NP
Save up to £250
(all 2021 dates)
18 April & 12 September 2021
Flight - 1 night
Delhi - 1 night
Agra - 2 nights
Ranthambore NP - 2 nights
Kota - 1 night
Udaipur - 2 nights
Jodhpur - 1 night
Jaipur - 2 nights
Delhi / Gurgaon - 1 night
A wonderful introduction to India on a carefully designed tour which distils the authentic Jules Verne experience into a great value arrangement including many of India’s most famous monuments from the iconic Taj Mahal and Agra Fort to the dramatically situated Amber Fort and Mehrangarh Fort. Explore the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri and the colonial and old parts of the capital, Delhi.
Explore Rajasthan’s most famous cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur, revealing the city palaces of the Maharajas, the wonderful colours of the old city and the legacy of the Maharajas.
Search for the elusive tiger on a game drive in Ranthambore National Park, where tiger numbers and sightings are on the increase.
Sit back and delight in the fascinating images of daily life as you travel by road through the bustling towns and remote villages of Rajasthan, bringing you closer to the sights, sounds and bustling activity of this fascinating country.
Culture & Countryside
Jules Verne Sightseeing
5 UNESCO Heritage Sites
No Single Supplement
Local Expert Guide
Group Size: 4 – 22
Day 1 Fly overnight from your chosen airport to Delhi.
Day 2 Overnight at the 4-star Suryaa Hotel. Tour of Old Delhi including Jama Mosque, Raj Ghat and drive past the Red Fort. (D)
Day 3 Visit Qutab Minar, Gandhi Smriti, India Gate and drive past parliament and Viceroy’s House. Travel to Agra (5 hrs). Two nights at the 3-star Hotel Clarks Shiraz. (B, D)
Day 4 Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Optional ‘Baby Taj’ & Mughal gardens (£19, bookable locally). (B, D)
Day 5 Morning visit to Fatehpur Sikri. Continue to Ranthambore (7 hrs). Two nights at the 3-star Pugmark Resort. (B, D)
Day 6 Morning game drive by canter. Optional afternoon game drive by canter (£28, pre-bookable only). (B, L, D)
Day 7 Travel to Bundi (5 hrs). Visit Sukh Mahal and Rani Ji ki Baoli stepwell and 84 pillars. Continue to Kota (4 hrs) to visit the City Palace and Rao Madho Singh Museum. Overnight at Umed Bhawan Palace heritage hotel. (B, D)
Day 8 Travel to Chittorgarh Fort for a visit (4 hrs). Lunch at Pratap Palace. Continue to Udaipur (3 hrs). Two nights at the 4-star Trident Hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 9 Visit City Palace. Optional Lake Pichola boat ride (£11, bookable locally). (B, D)
Day 10 Travel to Ranakpur temples for a visit (3 hrs). Continue to Jodhpur (4 hrs) for overnight at the heritage hotel Devi Bhawan. (B, D)
Day 11 Visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Drive to Jaipur (7 hrs) for two nights at the 4-star Trident Jaipur. (B, D)
Day 12 Visit City Palace, Observatory and view Palace of the Winds. Optional Sound & Light at Amber Fort (£16, bookable locally). (B, D)
Day 13 Optional morning balloon ride in the Jaipur area (£180, bookable locally, weather dependent). Visit Amber Fort. Travel to Delhi (6 hrs). Overnight at the 5-star Taj City Center in Gurgaon. (B, D)
Day 14 Return flight. (B)
Itinerary includes some walking over uneven ground and steep steps and temple visits with shoes off.
Travel duration mentioned in the itinerary are approximate and can differ due to traffic condition, comfort stops, visits or lunch breaks. Travelling by road through India is the best way to see villages life and explore less known areas, bringing you closer to this fascinating country.
An elegant 4-star hotel located in the heart of New Delhi. Restaurants, bars, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (chargeable). 244 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
Located close to the Taj Mahal this 3-star hotel has restaurants, bar, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (chargeable). 237 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
Conveniently settled on the border of Ranthambore National park, this charming hotel has restaurant, bar, spa, outdoor pool and WiFi (chargeable). 33 air-conditioned rooms all have private facilities, safe and tea/coffee making facilities.
This heritage hotel was built in a Indo-Saracenic style blending Rajput and Victorian architecture. Restaurant, bar, lounge and 32 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities and TV.
Located on the banks of the stunning Lake Pichola, this 4-star hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the city. Restaurant, spa, outdoor pool, WiFi (chargeable) and 141 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe, mini-bar and tea/coffee making facilities.
This heritage hotel is the residence of Thakur Ratan Singh and his family filled with Rajput charm where rooms have been decorated with period furniture and Indian textiles. Restaurant, lounge, pool and WiFi (free). Air-conditioned rooms with private facilities and TV.
A 4-star hotel situated en route to Jaipur’s famous Amber Fort. Restaurant, bar, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). 132 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-bar, safe, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
A 5-star modern hotel in central Gurgaon. Restaurants, bar, pool, gym, spa and WiFi (free). 208 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.
Time to relax or see even more of India!
No one can cover all of India on one tour, so why not make the most of your time in India by choosing further experiences?
We invite you to customise your tour by adding one or more extensions from our great range shown on the following pages. Relax in a resort or discover more of India with our specialist guides.
Also please consider adding extra nights before the tour if you would like to draw breath after the flight to India or stay on to reflect, relax or explore independently. Extra nights can also be added to most extensions. Please talk to one of our knowledgeable Personal Travel Experts to let us know what you are looking for and they will work out the best way. Sometimes extra transfers, internal flights and nights are recommended or needed, and sometimes two extensions can be combined into a more logical sequence.
per person in a twin room
British Airways from Heathrow
Save up to £250
(all 2021 dates)
18 April & 12 September 2021
Supplements per person
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
2021: Mar 14, Apr 11, Sep 19
Solo Group Departures
(No Single Supplement)
2021: Apr 18 & Sep 12
Double for sole use
2021: £475 (Apr/Sep £375)
British Airways World Traveller Plus from £395
British Airways Club World from £1795
Emirates via Dubai or Qatar Airways via Doha from Manchester, Birmingham or Glasgow £95
Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow – nil
Qatar Airways Business Class from £2095
We offer a wide variety of pre- and post-tour extensions. Extra nights and transfers (may be required for extensions) are also available.
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2 guests - £495 per person
3-4 guests - £245 per person
5-9 guests - £195 per person
10+ guests - No extra charge
Arrival or departure transfer add £24
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 12 nights' accommodation, breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 12 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.
Travel insurance, visa procurement fee, optional excursions, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.
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