Starting from India’s historic capital, Delhi, this journey for solo travellers continues to Agra to see the sun rise at the Taj Mahal. Search for elusive Bengal tigers in Ranthambore and marvel at the majestic forts and grand palaces of princely Rajasthan, in the company of like-minded travellers.
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Overnight flight from London to Delhi with British
Airways (regional connections available). (N)
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the Eros Hotel
(or similar) for 2 nights. Late afternoon tour
of Old Delhi exploring Chandni Chowk by
cycle rickshaw. Welcome dinner at the Haveli
Dharampura in Old Delhi. (D)
Morning visit to the President’s Palace for the
Changing of the Guard ceremony. Continue on your tour of New Delhi visiting the tomb of the
Mughal Emperor Humayun and the Qutb Minar
tower. Afternoon at leisure – perhaps explore
one of Delhi’s many markets or simply relax at
the hotel. (B, D)
Drive to Agra. In the afternoon, visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah and Agra fort. The tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah is often referred to as the 'baby Taj' and was built by the Empress Noor Jahan in memory of her father. Stay overnight at the Courtyard by Mariott (or similar). (B, D)
Early morning sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. After
breakfast, drive to the deserted sandstone city of
Fatehpur Sikri. Continue to the train station and
travel by train to Sawai Madhopur for 2 nights at
the Kipling Lodge. Afternoon at leisure. (B, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife viewing. Look out for tigers, sloth bears, marsh crocodiles, wild boar, leopards, deer and an array of prolific birdlife. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to the pink city of Jaipur.
Stay 2 nights at Shahpura House (or similar).
This morning visit the palace of Amber Fort which displays many examples of Mughal influenced architecture. In the afternoon visit the City Palace. (B)
Morning departure for Deogarh visiting Pushkar
and its temples and markets en route. Stay 2
nights at the Deogarh Mahal, a former palace
and now a superb heritage hotel. Afternoon at
leisure. (B, D)
This morning take a scenic ride on Deogarh’s
metre-gauge train passing waterfalls, lush
landscapes and rural life. Afternoon jeep safari
visiting local Bishnoi tribal villages. This evening
enjoy an evening of traditional Rajasthani folk
dancing. (B, D)
Drive to Udaipur, set on the shores of Lake
Pichola and arguably Rajasthan’s most
picturesque city. Visit the magnificent Jain
temples at Ranakpur en route. Stay 2 nights at
Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace. (B, D)
Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful lakeside
town of Udaipur including the magnificent City
Palace, which was built in 1559AD and sits on
the edge of Lake Pichola, the Jagdish Temple
and the Garden of the Maid's Honour. End the
tour with a cruise on the lake. This evening enjoy
a farewell dinner overlooking Lake Pichola. (B, D)
Fly from Udaipur to Mumbai (Bombay) to connect
with the international flight to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
group tours have been specially created for solo
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy
of double / twin rooms as standard and at
sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star
We can arrange extensions to
Amritsar, the holy city of the Sikhs and home to
the Golden Temple; Goa, the former Portuguese
colony famous for its beautiful beaches;
Shimla, set in the Himalayan foothills; or to
the Kathmandu valley, which has a rich cultural
Due to changes to seasonal
schedules and opening times, there are minor
itinerary variations for certain departure
dates. Please check with your Cox & Kings tour
consultant for details.
can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call 020 3930 5073 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk
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XOT2018: 11 Nights
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Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and
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