Icons of India: The Taj, Tigers & Beyond (Small Group Discovery)
10 days with Globus Rating:
Day 1 ARRIVE IN DELHI, INDIA.
Welcome to India! Hotel check-in available mid-afternoon.
Day 2 DELHI.
DELHI Orientation drive includes the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and the Presidential Palace. [LF] Rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, Delhi’s famous bazaar. Visit to Qutub Minar. Welcome dinner includes an Indian cooking demonstration with a local chef. (B,L,D)
Day 3 DELHI–AGRA.
DELHI Visits to Humayun’s Tomb and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Afternoon drive to Agra.
AGRA Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 4 AGRA.
AGRA Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal and visit to Agra Fort. [LF] Visit a marble workshop. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Agra with a tour of the ancient village of Kachhpura. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 5 AGRA–FATEHPUR SIKRI–RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK.
AGRA Visit to Fatehpur Sikri (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
BHARATPUR Train trip to Ranthambore National Park.
RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK Free time this evening. (B,L,D)
Day 6 RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK.
RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK Morning and afternoon game drives in search of the elusive Bengal tiger, leopard, sambar deer, sloth bears, marsh crocodiles, striped hyena, and more. (B,L,D)
Day 7 RANTHAMBORE–JAIPUR.
RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK Morning game drive.
JAIPUR Free time this afternoon before [LF] dinner in a local Indian noble family home with sari- and turban-tying demonstration. (B,D)
Day 8 JAIPUR.
JAIPUR Visits to Amber Fort, City Palace and its museum, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 9 JAIPUR–DELHI.
JAIPUR Free time this morning before flying to Delhi.
DELHI Free time this evening.
Day 10 DELHI.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Please note that some flights depart Delhi very early in the morning. In these cases, breakfast is not included on Day 10, and you will need to depart for the airport the prior evening (Day 9) or just after midnight (Day 10).
All This Included
How do you express your eternal devotion to the love of your life? Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan enlisted the help of more than 20,000 workers and 1,000 elephants to erect a towering white marble mausoleum in honor of his wife who died during childbirth. A sunrise visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the New7Wonders of the World, is just the beginning of your love affair with India. Beyond India’s most sparkling jewel lies a priceless gem mine of experiences you’ll treasure for a lifetime. Hop in a rickshaw for a ride through Delhi’s centuries-old Chandni Chowk bazaar, sit down for traditional Indian cuisine in the home of a noble family in Jaipur, and embark on three thrilling open-air safari game drives through Ranthambore National Park in search of marsh crocodiles, striped hyenas, and the elusive Bengal tiger. A mosaic of memories awaits on this radiant tour of India.
Delhi: Le Meridien New Delhi
Agra: Trident, Agra
Rajasthan: Sawai Vilas
Jaipur: Trident, Jaipur
Delhi: Novotel New Delhi Aerocity
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