Ancient monuments & colonial grandeur

Uncover India's exotic wonders in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Search for tigers in Ranthambhore National Park and spend two nights revelling in colonial splendour at a five-star luxury hotel in the historic Himalayan hill station of Shimla. Join us for a thrilling adventure on a tour of India filled with unforgettable sights - from the ancient stronghold of Amber Fort to the chaos of old Delhi and the unmistakeable, unparalleled sight of the Taj Mahal at sunset and sunrise.Extend your holiday and visit Goa, with white sand beaches backed by swaying palms, is a perfect ending to your holiday. It’s a charming blend of Portuguese and Indian cultures, laid back, green and generally untouched by mass tourism.

Highlights

  • Riding the 'toy-train' through the Himalayan foothills from Kandaghat to Shimla
  • Watching the sun set (and rise) behind the Taj Mahal
  • Spend seven nights in a beachfront resort in Goa
  • Exploring Old and New Delhi
  • Agra, the Indian City of Love, and its ancient palace/fort
  • Searching for Ranthambhore's tigers on two included safaris
  • Dinner with a local family in Jaipur
  • A night in a cottage in Vanaashrya
  • Spending two luxurious nights in the five-star Oberoi Cecil Hotel

Inclusions

  • 11 nights' dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation in a series of four-star and five-star standard hotels in Delhi (2 nights), Shimla (2), Jaipur (2), Agra (1), Ranthambhore (2) and Vanaashrya (2), plus two nights on the aircraft
  • Seven nights' half-board accommodation in Goa
  • 11 lunches
  • Return flights to Delhi via Doha returning from Goa via Doha
  • An internal flight from Delhi to Goa
  • All rail travel in India
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned coach travel and transfers
  • The services of a friendly, experienced tour Manager