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Delhi, India

The Taj Mahal

The Lotus Temple

Delhi, India

India occupies the greater part of South Asia and with roughly one sixth of the world’s total population, is the second most densely populated country after China. With an opulent mix of spiritual beliefs and traditions, vibrant colors, stunning landscapes, city bustle and incredible cuisine, India has plenty to offer and will possibly be the most intense place you will ever visit. Magnificent, sometimes overwhelming and absolutely astounding, India will create unparalleled and unforgettable memories for life!

Population

18.98 Million

Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

  • Round trip transportation

  • 6 Night hotel accommodations at a student-friendly hotel

  • Breakfast served daily at your hotel

  • 4 Group lunches

  • 5 Group dinners

  • Visit to Delhi

  • Old and New Delhi Tour

  • Visit to Lotus Temple

  • Visit to Agra

  • Admission and Tour of Agra Red Fort

  • Admission to Taj Mahal

  • Visit to Jaipur

  • Visit to City Palace

  • Visit to Amber Fort

  • Visit to Monkey Temple

  • Camel Ride in Jaipur

  • Ranthambore Tiger Safari

  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance Upon Request

  • A-Z Travel Tour Manager

  • Free chaperone spaces based upon the number of paying passengers

  • Private security upon request

  • All taxes and fees for above listed inclusions

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Day 1

Morning: Departure and flight to Delhi.

Afternoon: Welcome to Delhi! Upon arrival you will meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in and freshen up.

Evening: Enjoy your welcome dinner with the group at one of the local restaurants.

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Day 2

Morning: After breakfast, you will discover Delhi and explore the spiritual, cultural and historical landmarks of India ́s capital city. You will visit monuments of Old Delhi – Mughal mosque which is India’s largest mosque built by Shah Jahan. Explore Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple and marvel at the intricate carvings of Hindu deities. Visit Red Fort and see the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat.

Afternoon: After lunch, continue to New Delhi and visit India Gate, Parliament House and the Presidential Residence. Admire Qutb Minar, built in the 13th century and see Humatun´s Tomb on Mathura Road. And lastly, visit the exquisite Lotus Temple – a flower like wonder of architecture also known as Bahai Temple.

Evening: Enjoy dinner in one of the local restaurants and head back to the hotel for a rest before an exciting day tomorrow!

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Day 3

Morning: Enjoy an early breakfast at your hotel. Today you will watch a magnificent sunrise over the Taj Mahal and visit Agra Fort later in the day.

You will leave Delhi early in the morning to catch the magic of the sun rising over the Taj Mahal following a tour inside of one of the 7 Wonders of the World. The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan in 1648 as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You will have free time to walk around, take photos and take in the beauty of this spectacular place.

Afternoon: After lunch, you will continue to the nearby Red Fort (Agra Fort) and see the impressive walled exteriors, stunning pavilions and inner paradise of the walled city. You will have time to walk around, explore and take beautiful pictures.

Evening: Upon arrival, have a traditional meal at the local restaurant and get a well-deserved rest!

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Day 4

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel! Today you travel to Rajasthan ́s capital – historical and enthralling Jaipur.

Afternoon: Upon arrival, check into your hotel, freshen up and meet for lunch. Today you will visit City Palace – a complex of courtyards, buildings and gardens in the center of the Old City – “The outer wall was built by Jai Singh II, but within it the palace has been enlarged and adapted over the centuries. There are palace buildings from different eras, some dating from the early 20th century. It is a striking blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.”

Evening: You will have the evening for yourself. Enjoy a delicious dinner and get a well-deserved rest!

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Day 5

Morning: Enjoy a hearty breakfast as you are in for a full day of fun! Today you will visit Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Air Palace, Monkey Temple and experience a camel ride if you wish so.

You will start by visiting the expansive Amber Fort and explore the palace complex built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble. Next, drive to the Water Palace, located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake where the royal family still resides. Enjoy a camel ride in this alluring place, see the exhibits and collections of royal costumes, weapons and paintings.

Afternoon: Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and continue to the Air Palace (Haw Mahal) and see the main attraction – 935 tiny windows ornamented with intricate latticework. Visit Jantar Mantar – an astronomical observation site and finally – the Monkey Temple which has seven water pools filled with holy water where followers take baths to wash away their sins. You will have free time to shop and explore the many temples on your own.

Evening: Meet for a group dinner and return to your hotel for a rest.

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Day 6

Morning and afternoon: After a delicious breakfast, get ready for the adventure of your life at India’s most popular national park. If you are lucky, you will have an opportunity to see the Bengali tiger in its natural habitat. During the Ranthambore National Park tour, you can spot deer, leopards, sloth bears, mugger crocodiles and hundreds of species of birds. Your tour will start with a drive to Sawai Madhopur, then you will travel through a forest zone with your tour guide as you take in the sites of flora, fauna and animals in their natural environment.

Evening: After arriving at your hotel, meet for a farewell dinner with your group. Return to hotel and rest before your trip back home.

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Day 7

Morning: After breakfast and check out, your group will depart for the Airport! Safe travels back home!

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