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Classic India 8 Days


$1,799.00 $1,699.00

Delhi, Jaipur & Agra
 

Tour Highlights:

  • Delhi: Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
  • Delhi: Marvel at the ancient UNESCO World Heritage Site Qutub Minar
  • Jaipur: Ascend the beautiful Amber Fort overlooking Maota Lake
  • Jaipur: Be amazed at the enchanting five-storey sandstone architecture of Hawa Mahal
  • Jaipur to Agra: Take in the architecturally mind-boggling massive step well Chand Baori
  • Agra: Behold the dreamy façade of Taj Mahal upon the break of dawn

India's cities teem with an incredible melting pot of cultures steeped in millennia of history and age-old traditions. This tour starts with a drive through Delhi to get a taste of the new and the old lifestyle, zipping through the colourful pink city of Jaipur before heading to Agra to view the incomparable Taj Mahal.

Pace: Moderate
 

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Departures (min. 6 passengers)

2020 Per Person Twin Share Single Supplement
24 Apr* 18 Sep From $1,799
$1,699
Free upgrade to Singapore Airlines (int’l long haul sectors)
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Book by 06 Dec 2019

$485
08 May 09 Oct*
22 May 23 Oct*
04 Sep 06 Nov*
* = Peak Season Surcharge: $250

Package Inclusions:

  • China Southern Airlines economy class international airfares, taxes and fuel surcharges departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Transportation & transfers:
    • Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk
    • Elephant ride (ascending) and/or return shared jeep ride at Amber Fort
    • Battery-operated bus from car park to Taj Mahal
  • Entrance fee to sightseeing attractions:
    • Delhi: Humayun’s Tomb
    • Delhi: Qutub Minar
    • Jaipur: Amber Fort
    • Jaipur: City Palace & Museum
    • Jaipur: Jantar Mantar Observatory
    • Agra: Taj Mahal
  • Local English-speaking tour guides

Package Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • India visa (mandatory)
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Personal expenses and anything else not mentioned

Hotel Accommodation Optional Extension

Area Hotel
Delhi Africa Avenue or similar
Jaipur Zone by the Park or similar
Agra Crystal Sarovar Premiere or similar
Delhi Ibis Aerocity or similar

Fly to Delhi via a connecting city. On arrival, you will be met at the airport by a tour representative and transferred to your hotel.

Please note: Depending on the city of departure, some flights may depart the night before (i.e. on Day 0). Flights will be via connecting cities and may involve more than one transit.

Enjoy a city tour of Old Delhi driving past UNESCO World Heritage Site Red Fort built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Vist the largest mosque in India, Jama Masjid, and then, enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest markets in Delhi. After visiting Old Delhi, drive past the President House, Parliament House, India Gate and other buildings. Later, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Qutub Minar. This complex is a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture with its alternating angular and circular fluting and verses from the Quran inscribed on the sandstone exterior.
Drive to Jaipur this morning. On arrival, enjoy the rest of the day to explore the bustling local markets.
Visit the stunning Amber Fort this morning and ascend the fort by elephant or jeep. This massive fort sits on a hill overlooking the beautiful Maota Lake. Although the fort is in ruins, the royal palaces, gardens and temples housed inside still retain much of their grandeur. Then, make a stop at the City Palace & Museum, a stunning palace complex divided into a series of regal courtyards, gardens and buildings. Make a brief pass by Hawa Mahal (‘Palace of Winds’), an enchanting five-storey pink sandstone palace built in the 18th century by the king of Jaipur, Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Next visit Jantar Mantar, a fascinating collection of astronomical instruments that once was used to measure time, chart constellations and observe the planets and stars.
Drive to Jaipur this morning. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri.

Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and which was the capital of the Mughal Empire city during the 16th century. Today, this city’s buildings are still intact and showcase an excellent example of both Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. Drive onwards to Abhaneri, which is most famous for Chand Baori, a massive stepwell built to conserve rainwater.

Wake up early this morning for a visit to the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the greatest monuments in the world. Later, visit Agra Fort, a massive red sandstone stronghold built on the banks of Yamuna River in 1565. The fort served as a military base and a royal residence during the Mughal reign over India.

Return to Delhi today.

Transfer to the airport to board your flights home via connecting cities.
Arrive home today.