Indian Rail Journeys - Amritsar Shimla & the Taj

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Savour Rajasthan’s timeless glories, the Golden Temple, Ranthambhore’s tigers and the Raj-era elegance of India’s most famous hill station. This exciting Small-Group Tour combines the classic sights of India’s capital, ‘City of Love’ Agra and ‘Pink City’ Jaipur with the majesty of Amritsar’s gilded island temple, adds in Ranthambhore’s famed tigers, and ends with a journey back in time to Shimla, the quintessential colonial haven high in the Himalayan foothills. With accommodation ranging from home-stay warmth and welcome to historic Heritage Hotels and five-star comforts, and with a host of additional highlights, this is a wonderful Indian adventure.

Highlights

  • Stay at some wonderful boutique ‘home-stay’ and Heritage hotels
  • Discover Old and New Delhi and enjoy a rickshaw ride
  • A guided tour of Agra, ‘City of Love’ and the ‘Taj’
  • Discover deserted city Fatehpur Sikri
  • Go in search of Ranthambhore’s tigers on two safaris
  • Guided tour of ‘Pink City’ Jaipur
  • Rajasthani folk evening and Gala Dinner
  • Visits to Amritsar’s Golden Temple by day and night
  • Visits to the Jalinawaila Wala Bagh memorial park and IndoPakistani border closing ceremony
  • Journey by ‘Toy Train’ to Shimla
  • Stay in Shimla’s famed, Raj-era, Oberoi Cecil Hotel
  • Guided visit to Tara Devi shrine and Shimla walking tour

Inclusions

  • 13 nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation and four lunches and a High Tea, plus one night on the aircraft
  • Return scheduled flights to Delhi and an internal flight from Delhi to Amritsar
  • Air-Conditioned rail travel from Delhi to Agra and from Chandigarh to Delhi
  • Coach travel and transfers throughout
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager