Day 1: Delhi, India
Your tour starts in Delhi.
Day 2: New Delhi
Take a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque. Explore Old Delhi’s narrow streets by rickshaw and then tour New Delhi in contrast.
Day 3: Delhi - Udaipur
Fly to Udaipur, your gateway to Rajasthan. Settle into your hotel, a carefully restored palace perched on a hill and overlooking the lake.
Day 4: Udaipur
Participate in a relaxing yoga class. Visit the exquisite City Palace and stop at Sahelion-ki-Bari, the Garden of the Maids of Honour. This evening, cruise along Lake Pichola.
Day 5: Udaipur - Jaipur
This morning, drive through the countryside to the “Pink City” of Jaipur. After lunch, check into your hotel and head out for a brief stop at Hawa Mahal.
Day 6: Jaipur
Ascend by vintage jeep to the top of Amber Fort before visiting a local school. Tonight, sit down for a home-hosted dinner.
Day 7: Jaipur - Ranthambore
Travel to Ranthambore National Park to learn about Project Tiger’s efforts at a conservation in India. Embark on a game drive by canter (an open air vehicle) and watch for wildlife.
Day 8: Ranthambore
Take an early morning game drive. Visit the Ranthambore School of Art which recruits students from neighbouring villages then dive into the local cuisine with an interactive cooking demonstration.
Day 9: Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra
An early morning train journey brings you to Bharatpur, from where you’ll continue your journey to Agra before enjoying a relaxing lunch.
Day 10: Agra
Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, witnessing the first rays of sun glistening on the white marble for a truly memorable moment. Later, visit Agra Fort, the seat of the Mughal Empire.
Day 11: Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho
Board your train for Jhansi and continue to Orchha for a relaxing lunch. Arrive in Khajuraho, your home for the evening.
Day 12: Khajuraho - Varanasi
Visit the Chandel Temple complex before catching your flight to Varanasi. Tonight, visit the Ghats – the banks of the river – witnessing the illuminated Ganga Aarti ceremony.
Day 13: Varanasi
Cruise along the River Ganges past various Ghats. Take a city tour of Varanasi and continue to Sarnath. Here Siddarth Gautama, later known as Buddha, gave his first sermon. This evening, enjoy your farewell dinner.
Day 14: Varanasi - Delhi
Your tour ends in Delhi.