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(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
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
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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.
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 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.<br>Room amenities: Air-conditioning, minibar, television, hairdryer.
Part of The Ultimate Travelling Camp portfolio, the Jaagir Lodge is a luxurious yet rustic former colonial mansion, surrounded by sprawling farmland and ancient forests on the edge of Dudwa National Park. With just eight rooms, the lodge has a peaceful and private ambience. All rooms have an eclectic design with fresco wallpaper and antique furniture. The dining room serves home-made recipes interspersed with fusion cuisine. Dudhwa National Park is home to some of the world's most exotic wildlife, including elephants, the single-horned rhino, the Indian narrow-headed soft-shell turtle and a hugely rich diversity of birds. An array of activities can be arranged by the lodge including safaris, nature walks and photography classes.Features: 3 luxury rooms, 4 luxury suites, 2 brick villas, 4 pavilion villas on stilts, restaurant, swimming pool, bar / lounge, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, heating, tea & coffee facilities.
Low season from £3175 per person
High season from £3335 per person
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