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Explore the diverse cultural influences
that have created the fascinating
heritage of northern India. This tour
encompasses the holy city of Varanasi,
the resplendent Taj Mahal, Jodhpur’s
blue-washed houses, and the beautiful
lakes and palaces of Udaipur. Also go
in search of the elusive Royal Bengal
tiger in Panna National Park, a reserve
noted for its increased number of tiger
(N)Day 2: New Delhi
Transfer to the LaLit for 2 nights. This afternoon, visit Humayun’s tomb and take an evening stroll in the Mughal gardens of the Sunder Nursery. (N)Day 3: Old Delhi
Tour Old Delhi by rickshaw. Stop for lunch in Connaught Place before heading to the centre of Lutyens’ Delhi to see the President’s Palace and India Gate. Visit the medieval Haus Khas district for dinner with its array of restaurants and quirky shops. (B)Day 4: Fly to Varanasi
Morning flight to Varanasi. Stay at the Taj Ganges for 1 night. Afternoon walking tour of the northern bazaars and hidden alleys. This evening, witness the Ganga aarti ceremony from a boat on the Ganges. (B)Day 5: Khajuraho
Fly to Khajuraho for 2 nights at the Radisson. Explore Khajuraho’s majestic temples with their exquisite carvings. (B)Day 6: Khajuraho
Full-day tour to Panna National Park, which has a growing tiger population. The park is also home to leopards, sloth bears and nilgais. (B)Day 7: Orchha • Agra
Travel by road to Orchha, visiting its beautiful palaces and shrines, before taking the Gatimaan Express from Jhansi to Agra for a 2-night stay at the Trident Agra. (B)Day 8: Agra
Early visit to the Taj Mahal for sunrise. After breakfast, visit Agra Fort and the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. Lunch at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the Taj Mahal. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)Day 9: Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur and stay at the Trident Jaipur for 2 nights. En route, visit Fatehpur Sikri to marvel at the ancient citadel. (B)Day 10: Jaipur
Morning tour of Amber Fort. Afternoon visit to City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory. Evening walk through the local bazaars to enjoy the culinary delights with a local expert. (B)Day 11: Jodhpur • Rohet
Full-day drive to Rohet, via Jodhpur. Enjoy lunch at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the fort before a walk in Sadar Bazaar. Visit the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. Continue to Rohet and stay at Rohet Garh for 2 nights. (B, D)Day 12: Bishnoi tribal villages
Morning at leisure. After lunch, take a 4×4 safari to visit the Bishnoi tribal villages. (B, D)Day 13: Ranakpur • Udaipur
Drive to the lake city of Udaipur, visiting the exquisite Jain temples at Ranakpur en route. Arrive at the Trident Udaipur for a 2-night stay. (B)Day 14: Udaipur
Morning city tour. Afternoon at leisure. Evening Bagore-ki-Haveli cultural show. (B)Day 15: Fly to Delhi
Transfer to the airport and fly to Delhi. Overnight at the Pride Plaza. (B)Day 16: Fly home
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel:
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Enjoying an excellent lakeside location, the Trident captures the romance of the Rajasthani city of Udaipur. Set within its own gardens, the Trident is 10 minutes by boat or car from the city centre. The blend of architecture and service transports guests back to a distant age while still providing all the comforts of the modern day. The restaurant offers both Rajasthani and continental cuisine. Views of Lake Pichola and the Aravalli Hills can be enjoyed from the terrace adjacent to the main restaurant where traditional events also take place.
The Trident is located at the base of Amber Fort, 15 minutes' drive from the heart of Jaipur. It is a modern hotel, carefully designed to reflect the style and atmosphere of Jaipur and all rooms have modern facilities with views of either Lake Mansagar or the Aravalli hills. The restaurant offers both Asian and European cuisine which can be enjoyed on the terrace overlooking the pool.
The Trident Agra is set in beautiful gardens and is only a short distance away from the Taj Mahal. This luxury hotel is built of red stone, reminiscent of the Mughal era, and is designed around a landscaped central courtyard with swimming pool and fountains. Trident features an informal, multicuisine brasserie as well as an alfresco Italian restaurant.
Located in Connaught Place, Delhi's prime business and shopping district, The LaLiT New Delhi is only minutes away from cultural attractions, shopping malls, government offices and trade fair grounds. The hotel has 460 guests rooms including 47 designer suites located in an exclusive atrium tower, all with modern amenities. Dining on offer is an array of Indian, Chinese, and Mediterranean cuisine. Other facilities at this hotel include a fitness club and outdoor swimming pool.
The Taj Ganges Varanasi is a comfortable, centrally located hotel situated on Raja Bazaar road. The hotel is set amid 5 hectares of verdant land, making it an oasis of greenery in the bustling holy city. The hotel's restaurants are renowned as some of the finest in the city and offer a delectable array of cuisines.
The majestic setting and ancient ramparts of this old fort capture the spirit of Rajasthan. Enter through the high walls into the intimate surroundings and beautiful gardens of this family home, still lived in by the town's ruling family. Rohetgarh Fort's traditional style is reflected in the 34 bedrooms and dining room. Unwind by the pool, watch the sunset from the terrace and enjoy traditional folk music and dance performances. In the surrounding area, it is possible to take desert safaris to local villages.
The Radisson Jass Hotel is a comfortable hotel set in spacious, landscaped gardens close to the Chandela temples. The hotel has 94 rooms all of which have private balconies and overlook the gardens. Facilities include a large swimming pool, which is an ideal place to unwind following a day of sightseeing.
Pride Plaza Hotel offers a comfortable stay just 2.5 miles from Delhi International airport. Guests can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa as well as modern amenities. Features: 385 rooms, swimming pool, restaurant and bar, spa, fitness centre, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air-conditioning, minibar, television, hairdryer.
Low season from £2795 per person
High season from £3125 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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