Combine the highlights of the Golden
Triangle with the immense beauty of the
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Transfer to the LaLiT New Delhi for a 2-night
Explore Lutyen's New Delhi visiting the medieval Hauz Khas complex and Humayun's tomb. Drive past the President's Palace and India Gate. (B)
Morning flight to Leh. On arrival, check into the Grand Dragon for 3 nights. Upgrade to the Chamba Camp Thiksey from £945. Remainder of the day at leisure to acclimatise to the altitude. (B, L, D)
Visit Matho monastery and take an orientation tour of Leh visiting the 17thcentury
palace and Shanti stupa. (B, L, D)
Participate in an early morning prayer
ceremony at Thiksey monastery and later
visit the Hemis monastery. (B, L, D)
Drive to the Nubra Valley for 2 nights at the
Nubra Organic Retreat. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, visit the quaint village of Turtuk Admire the traditional houses called nangchung and taste the delicious apricots grown in the region. (B, L, D)
Morning camel-back ride in the Nubra valley. Return to Leh via the Khardung La mountain pass. At a height of 5,580 metres, it is considered to be the highest motorable pass in the world. Overnight at the Grand Dragon. (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Delhi. In the afternoon take a walking tour of Old Delhi and discover iconic sites such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid mosque and Raj Ghat. In the afternoon visit Humayun's tomb and the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Sikh temple, the former being one of the best-preserved Mughal monuments in India.. Overnight at the LaLiT New Delhi. (B)
Take the Gatimaan Express to Agra. Afternoon sightseeing of the Red fort and Baby Taj, the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, a building coated in white marble and displaying very detailed pietra dura inlay. Overnight stay at Trident Agra. (B)
View sunrise at the Taj Mahal. Drive to Jaipur
for 2 nights at Shapura House. (B)
Morning tour of Amber Fort. Amber served as the capital of the Kachhawa Rajputs for over 700 years until the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh founded Jaipur in 1727. Afternoon tour of the City Palace which is still the home of the Maharaja of Jaipur and showcases an extensive collection of art, carpets, textiles and weapons, all beautifully preserved. Later explore the fascinating, Jantar Mantar, an 18th century observatory which still contains an astonishingly accurate array of instruments. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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