Holiday Itinerary - Treasures of Northern India

Day 1: Arrive Delhi (3 Nights)

Welcome to India. Upon arrival at Delhi Airport transfer to your hotel. This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception with drinks and local appetisers. (WR)

Hotel: Sheraton New Delhi - Meals Welcome reception

Day 2: Delhi

The heady scents of spice linger throughout our rickshaw ride, navigating the busy streets of Old Delhi. We'll see the Red Fort, with its towering sandstone walls, before riding through the colourful Chandni Chowk market. Watch it rise and shine as the day's trading begins amidst the sounds of traffic. We'll visit Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India and admire its grandeur before enjoying the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Meals Buffet Breakfast

Day 3: Delhi

We 'Dive into Culture' this morning, embarking on a guided walking tour to discover the work done by the Salaam Baalak Trust. Your visit will 'Make a Difference' to this non-profit organisation which aims to provide a caring environment for street children. Later, we'll walk through the bazaar of Paharganj, rubbing shoulders with the locals who flock to the market to shop every day. Lunch is at a local restaurant, before we head to the district of New Delhi, designed and built by the British in the 1920s. Here we'll visit the UNESCO-listed Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar before driving past Parliament House and India Gate, commemorating the Indian soldiers who died during WWI.

Meals Buffet Breakfast

Day 4: Delhi - Agra

Delve into the imperial history of the Mughal Empire as you explore the iconic, yet unexpected highlights of Agra. Visit the UNESCO-listed Agra Fort and stroll through the chambers of a royal residence that lay at the centre of the dynasty until the 17th century. As you drive through the city's crowded streets, connect with its vibrant spirit and raw energy.

Hotel: Double Tree by Hilton - Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Agra - Jaipur (3 Nights)

Gaze at the sun-kissed white marble of the Taj Mahal, arriving just before sunrise to see its elegant walls glow with rose and golden hues. Learn how this well-preserved landmark stands today as a monument of love, then return to the hotel for breakfast. Later, journey to Jaipur, the Pink City and gateway to the colourful state of Rajasthan, stopping for lunch en-route.

Hotel: Hilton - Meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Jaipur Sightseeing

This morning visit the City Palace and the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar; a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make a brief stop at the Palace of Winds, a spectacular five storied wonder constructed to enable the ladies of the royal household to watch city life unseen from the outside. This afternoon your choice of activities off ers the opportunity to learn about ancient customs and pastimes in a Cultural Insight . Choose between Turban Tying or Kite Flying or, perhaps have a go at both!

Meals Buffet Breakfast

Day 7: Jaipur

Visit the Amber Fort; a marvellous example of Rajput architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later learn about the tradition of hand block printing from a Local Specialist . The blockprinted cottons of Jaipur have been renowned for their exquisite patterns and natural colouring for at least 250 years. Also visit a workshop where a Local Specialist demonstrates how the famous blue and green pottery of Jaipur is made. This evening enjoy a Be My Guest dining experience with a local family.

Meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Jaipur - Narlai (2 Nights)

Travel to Narlai and on arrival check-in to your Authentic Accommodation ; the Rawla Narlai, a beautifully maintained heritage resort which lies hidden away in a small picturesque village in the heart of the Aravalli Hills. It is a relaxing place to unwind with plenty of outdoor space and shaded nooks and crannies.

Hotel: Rawla Narlai - Authentic Accommodation - Meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Narlai

Embark on a Jeep safari into the nearby countryside and keep a keen eye open for deer and leopard in their natural habitat. Later, take a walk around Narlai village and gain insights into the traditional way of life of the villagers before they depart for the days' grazing. Later, meet one of the family members who'll share fascinating stories about the hotel and the locals. At dinner, descend into the 16th century baori (step-well) for delicious Rajasthani flavours.

Meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Narlai - Udaipur

Leave Narlai behind and later revel in the romance of Udaipur - a mystical encounter with culture and traditions, enjoyed against the backdrop of the Aravalli Hills and shimmering Lake Pichola. Admire your colourful surrounds, boarding a scenic boat ride to watch the sunset glint off the lake's tranquil waters.

Hotel: Trident by Oberoi - Meals Buffet Breakfast

Day 11: Udaipur

Delve into the history of the Maharana era during a visit to Udaipur's exquisite City Palace, whose ornate walls overlook Lake Pichola. We trade tranquillity for the city's spirited markets and bazaars next, gaining a deeper understanding of the day-to-day lives of the citizens of Udaipur. Visit the Jagdish Temple built in 1651 with its ornate carvings and bronze figure of the Garuda, then proceed to the enclosed Garden of the Maids of the Honour, watching as water spurts from its marble elephants. After lunch in a local restaurant, enjoy some free time or consider joining an Optional Experience.

Meals Buffet Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12: Udaipur - Mumbai (2 Nights)

Feel the passion and verve of cosmopolitan Mumbai, visiting Dhobi Ghat where you'll 'Dive into Culture' exploring the world's largest outdoor laundry. See the UNESCO-listed Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, a historic railway station built to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. This afternoon, marvel at the colossal Gateway of India, a huge archway on the water's edge that welcomed the first-ever visit to India of a British Monarch in 1911. Explore the exhibits of the Prince of Wales Museum, then stroll through the famous Crawford Market

Hotel: ITC Grand Central - Meals Buffet Breakfast

Day 13: Mumbai

This morning take a boat trip across Mumbai Harbour to see the rock-cut temples on Elephanta Island; a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The labyrinth of cave temples represents some of India’s most impressive temple carvings. This afternoon have some free time or take part in an Optional Experience. This evening join your fellow guests and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

Meals Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 14: Depart Mumbai

Our encounter with the energy, colour and traditions of India at its end, we take a transfer to Mumbai Airport for your onward flight.

Meals Buffet Breakfast

Departure dates & prices 2019/20 Treasures of Northern India - 7% discount on all dates

Trafalgar Brochure Price in Black from £3275

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red from £3046

Tel Trafalgar Reservations on 0800 533 5616 and quote Travel ref: TT55

These prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and Trafalgar want to ensure they offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to their Travel Experts now for more details. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TT55 to receive your 7% discount. Tel Trafalgar reservations on  0800 533 5616.

This tour starts in Delhi and ends in Mumbai

January 20 - 2019

£3475
£3232

October 21

£3725
£3465

February 3, 17*

£3475
£3232

October 27*

£3595
£3344

March 3, 17, 31

£3475
£3232

November 10, 24

£3595
£3344

April 7, 21*

£3275
£3046

December 8

£3595
£3344

May 5, 19

£3275
£3046

December 15

£3775
£3511

August 18

£3275
£3046

January 19 - 2020

£3695
£3437

September 15, 29

£3275
£3046

February 2, 16

£3695
£3437

October 13

£3595
£3344

March 1, 15, 29

£3695
£3437

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single Supplement (add to price above): £900p.p. *Exceptions 20 Jan 19 to 31 Mar 19: £1120 p.p.13 Oct 19 to 19 Jan 20 : £1220 p.p.;02 Feb 20 to 29 Mar 20 : £12500 p.p. 2020 departures are subject to change of itinerary, price, discount and hotels. These will be confirmed  in June 2019.

Please note: Itineraries and prices are subject to change and are based on availability. Please refer to Trafalgar brochures for booking conditions, other restrictions and page references not included in this website. All holidays subject to Trafalgar Worldwide Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on this website

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Treasures of Northern India

14 Day Escorted Holidays - 7% Discount

2019 prices from only £3046

Ignite all your senses on this journey through the colourful, crowded bazaars, exquisite architecture and culinary splendour of India. Meet its vibrant people, see the beauty of the Taj Mahal and stay at a heritage resort with royal roots as you trace this magical land’s ancient traditions, unforgettable flavours and beautiful landscapes.

This wonderful Treasures of Northern India escorted tour comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Trafalgar Tours direct on 0800 5335616 and quote Travel ref: TT55 plus the tour code.

To receive your 7% discount call Trafalgar direct on 0800 533 5616 and guote the code: TT55.

Trip Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Enjoy dinner with a local family at their home in Jaipur. (Day 7)

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Take a rickshaw ride through Old Delhi (Day 2). Interact with the head of a noble family in Narlai (Day 9) and visit a Dhobi Ghat in Mumbai (Day 12).

STAYS WITH STORIES

Stay in a beautifully maintained heritage resort in Narlai, which was once a hunting lodge of Jodhpur's Royal Family. (Day 8)

Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR of Old and New Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai

  • CRUISE across Mumbai Harbour to Elephanta Island

  • VIEW the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur

  • VISIT Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar in Delhi, Agra Fort, the Taj Mahal in Agra, City Palace, Amber Fort in Jaipur, the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai

Amber Fort

Treasures of Northern India

  • 14 days – 1 Country
  • Code: RAMUA
  • Trip Style: Country Explorer
  • From: £3046 (per person twin share)
  • Includes: 13 nights’ accommodation. 13 buffet breakfasts. 4 lunches, 6 dinners (including Connect with locals).
  • All transfers shown

The Icons

CITY TOUR of Old and New Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai

VISIT Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar in Delhi, Agra Fort, the Taj Mahal in Agra, City Palace, Amber Fort in Jaipur, the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai

CRUISE across Mumbai Harbour to Elephanta Island

VIEW the Palace of the Winds in Jaipur

Mumbai Station

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Please note: All of the above savings are in addition to the Travel 55 discount of 7% that comes when you book direct with Trafalgar using our code: TT55

Scheduled Flights

Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

Door to Door UK Transfers

Our complimentary and exclusive door to door airport transfers* let you start and end your holiday in complete comfort and style. Dedicated to you, your personal driver will arrive at your home to whisk you off in a private executive car – taking you directly to the airport. Of course, they look after your luggage for you too. And, at the end of your trip, you’ll be greeted by your driver at the airport for an uninterrupted return journey home in your private car.

Our private chauffeur service is included for airports within 150 miles of your home – and gives you the peace of mind you’ll arrive in time for your flight and that someone’s waiting for your return.

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