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16 days from £2,499 per person

Memorable moments come thick and fast on this trip. You’ll join pilgrims on the banks of the Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi. You’ll seek out tigers (plus sloth bears, monkeys and leopards) in Ranthambore National Park. And you’ll discover ornate palaces and temples in the colourful cities of Jaipur and Udaipur. We’ll also set aside a morning to visit the Taj Mahal - India’s most iconic monument.

15 included excursions and visits

  • City tours of New Delhi, Old Delhi, Udaipur and Jaipur
  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola
  • 3 game drives in Ranthambore National Park
  • Train journeys from Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur and from Agra to Jhansi
  • Visits to Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Chandela Dynasty temples
  • City tour of Varanasi, including boat ride on the River Ganges

Including...

  • 14 nights in hotels and 1 night in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 26 meals: 14 breakfasts (days 3-16) 3 lunches (days 6, 8-9) 9 dinners (days 2, 4, 6, 8-10, 12-13, 15)

Plus all these benefits

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Services of a Titan tour manager and local guide
  • International and internal flights as detailed (prices are based on return flights with Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports)
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes and duties

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Day 1 UK - In flight

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Delhi.

In flight


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Delhi

After arriving in Delhi, the rest of the day is free to settle in.

The Roseate House, Delhi (4T)


Varanasi

Delhi - Varanasi

We transfer to the airport for our flight to Varanasi, where you’ll have the afternoon free to explore.

The Gateway Varanasi (4T)


Varanasi
Varanasi

Varanasi

Situated on the banks of the Ganges, the most sacred Hindu city of Varanasi is also one of India’s most colourful. Our early morning tour includes a boat ride on the River Ganges to view the ghats. People come to these riverfront steps to wash themselves and their clothes, while two ghats are used exclusively as cremation sites. We’ll then visit the buried Buddhist city of Sarnath, the ruins of the once flourishing Buddhist monastery. The nearby museum houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculpture.


Varanasi
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple

Varanasi - Khajuraho

We transfer to the airport for our flight to Khajuraho. This afternoon we’ll visit the Chandela Dynasty temples. Set in a beautiful park, they rise spectacularly in peaks and spirals, and are intricately carved and designed with erotic statues and friezes.

Radisson Hotel (4T) or The Lalit (4T), Khajuraho


Kandariya Mahadeva Temple

Khajurajo - Agra

We’ll drive towards Jhansi, stopping en route for a view of Orchha Fort. Late afternoon, we’ll take the Shatabdi Express train from Jhansi to Agra.

Trident Agra (4T)


Taj Mahal

Agra

Agra plays host to some spectacular monuments - Agra Fort, the Pearl Mosque, Jasmine Tower - but none capture the imagination quite like the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, it’s one of the most extravagant monuments to love ever built. You’ll have some free time to explore, before we visit the impressive Agra Fort, the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638.


Taj Mahal
Ranthambore National Park

Fatehpur Sikri - Ranthambore

We’ll visit Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted sandstone city built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace during the 16th century. We’ll reach Bharatpur and then take the train to Sawai Madhopur, continuing on to Ranthambore and its wildlife-filled national park.

Ranthambore Regency (3T+)


Ranthambore National Park
Tigers

Ranthambore

We head out on our first jungle safari this morning. The park covers an area of 410 square kilometres, and is home to rare Bengal tigers, leopards, monkeys, crocodiles and a whole host of birdlife. Further opportunities to view the inhabitants of this wildlife haven await us this afternoon.


Tigers

Ranthambore - Jaipur

We’ll take a final early morning safari followed by free time. Later we’ll make our way towards Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan, and known as the ‘Pink City’ for the red sandstone buildings housed in its old walled city.

Trident Jaipur (4T), Jaipur Marriott (4T+) or Crowne Plaza Jaipur (4T+)


Amber Fort

Jaipur

We have a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan. We’ll visit the magnificent Amber Fort and pass the Palace of Winds. Our tour also includes the City Palace Museum, where we’ll admire the Royal Wardrobe Collection, and the 18th century observatory of Jantar Mantar.


Amber Fort
Pichola Lake

Jaipur - Udaipur

Today, we’ll make our way to Udaipur, one of the finest creations of the Rajputs. Founded in the 16th century, Udaipur is a romantic collection of palaces, temples, parks and gardens, many of which line the shore of Lake Pichola. Once we reach our hotel, maybe enjoy a sunset stroll down by the lake.

Trident Udaipur (4T+)


Pichola Lake
Lake Pichola

Udaipur

We’ll start off with a sightseeing tour. The City Palace, now a museum, is a highlight, famed for its mirrored walls, ivory doors, coloured-glass windows and inlaid marble balconies. We’ll also stop at the ornamental garden of Saheliyon-ki-Bari. This evening, we’ll enjoy a boat ride on the lake (water levels permitting).


Lake Pichola

Udaipur - Delhi

After free time, we’ll transfer to the airport for our flight to Delhi.

Hyatt Regency Delhi (4T) or The Roseate House (4T)


Jama Masjid

Delhi

This morning is dedicated to Old Delhi, with its narrow alleys, bustling bazaars, temples and mosques. We visit Jama Masjid, India’s largest and most elegant mosque and Raj Ghat, the memorial at the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. This afternoon we’ll visit New Delhi. The area’s tree-lined streets, parks and fountains gravitate to New Delhi’s fashionable centre, Connaught Place. We’ll drive along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, passing Parliament House, the President’s Residence and the imposing India Gate. Sights include Qutab Minar, a 73-metre-high medieval tower of victory, and the UNESCO-listed tomb of the Mughal emperor Humayan.


Jama Masjid

Day 16 Delhi - UK

We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Arrive Home


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Visa is not included, please call for details Please note: • Game viewing is different to that in Africa and therefore sightings of the elusive tiger may be difficult. • 2019 departures follow a reverse order of itinerary - please call for details.

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Splendours of India

16 days from £2,499 per person