Come aboard and enjoy the picturesque landscapes, the magnificent forts and adventurous train journeys. India is a blend of culture. This short tour provides a taste of Indian heritage, fauna and people. You will cover most of your overland journey by Indian Rail which is one of the largest railway networks in the world.
On arrival at the airport meet your Tour Executive who will assist with transfer and check-in at the hotel. Stay two nights in Mumbai.
Meet and assistance on arrival followed by transfer. Rest of the day is free to explore the colourful and chaotic streets, shopping for souvenirs like silver jewellery, embroidered clothing and quilts. Besides shopping, one can also watch the skilful artisans at work. While walking down the lanes you will also witness the cultural heritage of the city unfolding a legacy of the royal past. Stay tow nights in Jaipur.
Start the day’s sightseeing with a visit to Amber Fort. Later continue to City Palace and the Observatory and take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds, built in the 17th Century. Jaipur is famous for colourful markets filled with textile, jewellery and fantastic souvenirs so you’ll enjoy exploring the local bazaar in the evening.
An early morning transfer to board the train to Bharatpur and then a drive to Agra. Afternoon visit the impressive 16th century Agra Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Itmad-UdDaulah a mausoleum for its ‘Pietra Dura’ inlay and lattice marble screens. Conclude the day with a visit to a marble inlay workshop. Stay overnight in Agra.
An early morning visit to the most impressive Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, then to the Agra Fort, a priceless example of craftsmanship from the Mughal period. Late afternoon transfer to the station to board the evening Gatiman Express train to Delhi. Meet and assistance on arrival in Delhi and the tour finishes with a direct transfer to the Delhi international airport.
7 nights hotel accommodation, 1 Night onboard train
Sightseeing and transfers by a private air-conditioned car
Local tour guide
Sightseeing as specified
Meals as specified
Monument entrance fees, 02 wildlife safaris at Ranthambore, Train tickets in air-conditioned sleeper class & chair car
Bottled water while travelling
All current collectable taxes.
Any International or Domestic Airfare
Airport taxes and Visa fee
Early check-in or late check-out
Meals other than specified above
Tips & Gratuities
Travel & Medical Insurance
Camera and video permits
Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay
Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, etc
Any optional excursion or tour
Any other expense not mentioned in the prices include column
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