India Family Holiday - Taj & Tiger

8 Days: Delhi l Ranthambore National Park l Agra l Jaipur

Discover the wonders of India on this fun India family holiday. Take an exhilirating rickshaw ride through the narrow lanes of Old Delhi and visit fascinating historic monuments before going on safari at Ranthambore National Park to spot tigers and other animals. Visit the world-famous Agra Fort, and marvel at the exquisite Taj Mahal at sunrise. Travel to Jaipur and take an elephant ride to the Amber Fort before finishing with a tour of the Royal Observatory.

Day 1 Arrive in Delhi

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel to begin your India family holiday.

Day 2 Delhi

The first full day of your family holiday in India starts with a rickshaw ride through narrow lanes in Old Delhi’s busiest street Chandni Chowk (closed on Sunday) to discover the real India. Visit historic monuments like the Red Fort (from outside) and India’s largest mosque Jama Masjid, an 150 year old Mansion with original Mughal Architecture. In the afternoon, visit the World Heritage listed Humayun’s tomb, a magnificent structure of red sandstone and white marble. Head off to one of the most colonial parts of New Delhi called Raisina Hill. Drive past the residence of the President of India and the India Gate, a war memorial arch. In the evening taste a traditional home-style Indian vegetarian dinner as part of your India family holiday. (B/D)

Day 3 Delhi / Ranthambore

In the morning enjoy some leisure time before transferring to the railway station for the next stage of your family India holiday. Take a train to Ranthambore National Park, famous for the jungle tigers with many other animal species, covering 392 sq km of forest. Upon arrival, transfer to your lodge. (B/D)

Day 4 Ranthambore National Park

Have fun on your family holiday spotting tigers and discovering beautiful natural flora. In the morning enjoy a highlight of your India family holiday: a Jeep safari to spot tigers and leopards. In the afternoon take a game drive to spot tigers, deers, sloth bears, sambhars and many other animals. (B/L/D)

Day 5 Ranthambore / Agra

Take a morning train to Bharatpur for the next stage of your India family tour. Upon arrival, transfer to your Agra hotel for a rest. Take an afternoon tour of the World Heritage listed Agra Fort, a powerful fortress of red sandstone containing a maze of majestic palaces and beautiful mosques all intricately detailed with the best of Mughal craftsmanship. From there you will view the Taj Mahal from a distance for the first time. (B)

Day 6 Agra / Jaipur

Get up early and enjoy a short distance Tonga ride (horse-drawn carriage) to the main gate of the Taj Mahal. Bask in the spectacular sunrise at the magnificent Taj Mahal. Marvel at its beauty, brilliance and exquisite craftsmanship. In the afternoon, visit Fatehpur Sikri on the way to Jaipur. In the evening enjoy a cooking demonstration and have dinner at an Indian family home - a cultural highlight of your India family holiday. (B/D)

Day 7 Jaipur

In the morning embark on an elephant ride to the Amber Fort, an activity the kids will love on this India family holiday. At the fort, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls. Many of the rooms have delightful wall paintings, with precious stones and mirrors set in the walls. Enjoy a photo-stop at the Palace of Winds to see the beautiful pink sandstone carving. In the afternoon visit the City Palace Museum which is an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens, courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. See a large collection of Indian artefacts. Finish the day with a tour of Jantar Mantar (the Royal Astronomical Observatory). (B)

Day 8 Depart Jaipur

Your India family holiday ends with a transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)
Departures daily

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Trip Grading: Easy

Suitable for travelers with an average level of fitness and good mobility.

Pricing

* 3* Hotel Package price from $1698p.p. adult, $1443 per child
* 4* Hotel Package price from $1883p.p. adult, $1612 per child

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Inclusions

Private English-speaking guides in each city
Listed meals (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
7 nights accomodation in selected hotels
2 internal trains
All transfers in private, air-conditioned vehicles
Sightseeing and associated entry fees

Exclusions

International airfares
Travel insurance
Tips and personal expenses
Meals not listed
India visa
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