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Secluded Dudhwa and Historic Lucknow

Private Travel | General interest 14 Days & 12 Nights Lead-in price: £3175 Current prices from: £3175
Combine a stay in the historical city of Lucknow, famed for its British Raj-era architecture and delicious cuisine, with the remarkable wildlife of Dudhwa National Park. The park is one of the few places in India that is inhabited by tigers and one-horned rhinos as well as over 500 species of birds and an array of exotic flora and fauna.

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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Delhi

(N)

Day 2: Delhi

Arrive in Delhi and stay at the LaLit for 2 nights. (N)

Day 3: Delhi

Full-day tour of the city exploring key sites in both Old and New Delhi. (B)

Day 4: Lucknow

Take the morning train to Lucknow and transfer to the Taj Mahal Lucknow for 3 nights. In the evening enjoy an optional live Kathak dance performance before a home-cooked Awadhi dinner. (B, D)

Day 5: Lucknow

Full-day tour of Lucknow beginning with a trip to La Martinière College, which displays a whimsical mixture of styles incorporating gargoyles and other gothic details. Continue to the beautiful Islamic structures of Husainabad and Asafi Imambara before reaching the historically important Lucknow Residency. It was this complex that came under siege during the 1857 Indian Mutiny and cannon holes and impressions can still clearly be seen on the building’s facade. (B)

Day 6: Lucknow

Morning at leisure. In the afternoon, watch silversmiths, perfumers and market sellers at work on a heritage walk of the city. You will also see delicate Chikan embroidery, a craft that originated in this city. Lucknow is also known for its cuisine, which differentiates from the rest of India. This evening take part in a culinary walk to taste delicacies such as spice-loaded kebabs and sheermal (saffron-flavoured flatbread). (B)

Day 7: Dudhwa National Park

Morning drive to Dudhwa National Park (5 hours) where you will stay 4 nights at the Jaagir Lodge, a luxurious yet rustic oasis located on the edge of the park. The drive itself is beautiful, passing through rural villages, farmlands and verdant countryside. Remainder of the day is at leisure. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Dudhwa National Park

Dudhwa National Park is home to not only tigers and leopards but also the one-horned rhino, which has a healthy population in the park. This morning take a jeep safari in search of these majestic animals as well as elephants, sloth bears and endangered Ganges river dolphins. In the early evening, take an optional walk through the nearby Tanda village to see rural life in India. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Dudhwa • Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary

This morning take a further jeep safari in the Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, a swamp-like eco-system inhabited by tigers, dolphins and swamp deer as well as over 500 species of bird. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)

Day 10: Dudhwa National Park

Day at leisure or choose from a number of optional activities such as birdwatching walks, photography classes, temple visits or further jeep safaris. (B, L, D)

Day 11: Delhi

Drive back to Lucknow before flying to Delhi. Overnight at the Pride Plaza. (B)

Day 12: Fly home

(B)

Meal basis

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.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • The LaLiT New Delhi
    The LaLiT New Delhi

    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.

  • Taj Mahal Lucknow
    Taj Mahal Lucknow

    Bordering the Gomti river and spread across 13 hectares of beautiful manicured gardens, the Taj Mahal Lucknow is an elegant hotel reflecting the architecture of the Nawabi era. Graceful pillars and rich tapestries add to its regal character, which is extended to the design of the characterful bedrooms. The hotel offers 110 rooms including four suites, all of which overlook either the beautiful gardens or the swimming pool. The restaurant specialises in delicious Awadh cuisine, a reflection of the rich culinary tradition of the city. Features: 110 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa, reading room, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities.

  • Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity, New Delhi
    Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity, New Delhi

    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.

  • Jaagir Lodge
    Jaagir Lodge

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Dates & prices

DDW2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £3175 per person

High season from £3335 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 4- & 5 star accommodation
    • Air-conditioned transfers
    • International flights
    • Meals as per the itinerary

Destinations on this tour

  • Delhi

    The Indian capital, is steeped in a glorious, but turbulent, history. In the pulsating old city...

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  • Lucknow

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  • Delhi

    The Indian capital, is steeped in a glorious, but turbulent, history. In the pulsating old city...

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