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Wild + Wonderful India 2019-2020

7 days with Alexander+Roberts   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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Day 1 - Welcome to Delhi
On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the deluxe Le Meridien.
 
Day 2 - Delhi... Old + New
Drive along the Rajpath to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Explore Old Delhi by pedicab and browse in the Spice Market. In New Delhi, drive past the India Gate and learn about the city’s diversity at Bangla Sahib, Delhi’s largest Sikh Temple. At Qutab Minar c, you’ll discover the tallest brick minaret in the world – a graceful fluted tower built in the 14th century. Tonight, enjoy an a la carte dinner with wine. (B+D)
 
Day 3 - Agra + The Taj Mahal
Travel to Agra and check in to the Trident Hotel. Then tour the mighty Agra Fort c, a stunning example of Indo-Persian design. This evening, we take you across the river to Mehtab Bagh, a Mughal garden that offers magical views of the Taj Mahal in the golden light of sunset. (B+D)
 
Day 4 - Onward to Ranthambore
Arise early to visit the Taj Mahal c as the sun casts its first light upon the iridescent white marble of this famed monument to love. After breakfast and a leisurely morning, we’ll take you to the station to board the express train for Bharatpur. On arrival, we’ll take you to the Vivanta by Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge. (B+D)
 
Day 5 - On Safari at Ranthambore
Most travelers visit the reserve in a canter, a bus that seats up to 20 people. But our morning and afternoon safari drives find you in open-air 6-passenger jeeps with an expert naturalist guide. They’re faster and more maneuverable than the canter, and promise a better chance of encountering the magnificent Bengal Tiger as well as other Ranthambore residents like sloths, bears and hyenas. (B+L+D)
 
Day 6 - Travel to Jaipur
The morning is yours to enjoy the historic ambience and lush landscaped grounds of our lodge. After lunch, you’ll embark an overland journey through the timeless landscapes of the Rajasthani countryside. On arrival in Jaipur, India’s fabled Pink City, check in to the ITC Rajputana. (B+L)
 
Day 7 - Jaipur – India’s Pink City
Tour the Amber Fort c with its palaces and gardens – and the magical Chamber of Mirrors. Behold the latticed facade of the Palace of Winds and tour the City Palace Museum with its superb collection of miniature paintings and royal costumes. At Jantar Mantar c, marvel at centuries-old stone instruments that can predict eclipses and track the movements of the stars and planets. End your sightseeing in one of the city’s colorful bazaars and dine tonight in the inviting home of a Jaipur family. (B+D)
 
Day 8 - Return to Delhi
After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport in Delhi for your onward flight. (B)
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All This Included
In one remarkable week, our engaging native-born Trip Leader will show you all of north India’s inspiring landmarks and introduce you to friendly residents who will bring their timeless culture and traditions to life.
 
  • Extensive sightseeing with never more than 16 guests including all entry fees
  • 12 meals: 6 breakfasts and 6 dinners
  • 6 nights in our superior first class and deluxe hotels
  • All on-tour transportation including airport transfers
  • Luggage handling, and all hotel taxes and service charges
Highlights
  • Encounter India’s rich multi-cultural diversity at Delhi’s largest Sikh temple, rarely visited by other travelers.
  • Few visitors go, but we take you across the river for a magical view of the Taj Mahal at sunset
  • Venture off the beaten path to a Rajasthani village to behold an ancient, elaborately carved step well.
  • Ascend to the Amber Fort and tour this imposing landmark, testament to the glory of an ancient kingdom. 
  • Witness Aarti, an ancient Hindu ritual of light and devotion.
  • Dinner with a Jaipur family promises lively conversation and insight into life and culture.
  • Includes 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites
Accommodations
Delhi: Le Meridien
Jaipur: ITC Rajputana
Agra: Trident Hotel
Pre and Post Add-ons
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