8 days – DELHI to DELHI – India Escape GLOBUS Coach Tour
Set departure: 07 April 2019
From only R 19 520 pps
Return flights from Johannesburg
7 Night escorted GLOBUS COACH TOUR including accommodation
Breakfast x 5
Lunch x 1
Dinner x 2
Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motor coach
Sightseeing as per itinerary below
Meals and beverages not specified
Items of a personal nature
Travel and medical insurance
Visa services – Visa required for South African passport holders
Optional Gratuity $83
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN DELHI, INDIA
Welcome to India’s capital city! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.
DAY 2 DELHI
Today’s sightseeing starts with an orientation to see the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and the Presidential Palace. Afterward, take a RICKSHAW RIDE through Chandni Chowk, a captivating local bazaar. Here, ancient alleyways are lined with quaint shops selling all sorts of goods and souvenirs—from silver and saris to spices and electronics. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. (B)
DAY 3 DELHI–AGRA
This morning, visit QUTUB MINAR, the world’s tallest brick minaret, dating back to the 11th century. Next, visit HUMAYUN’S TOMB and GURUDWARA BANGLA SAHIB, Delhi’s largest and most prominent Sikh gurudwara (house of worship). After lunch in a local restaurant, drive to Agra and settle in for the evening. (B/L/D)
DAY 4 AGRA
Start your day with a sunrise visit to the incomparable TAJ MAHAL, an extravagant marble monument to love. Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his beloved wife, who died during childbirth. To add to this memorable experience, you’ll also travel by TONGA (horse-drawn carriage) during your visit. Later, visit AGRA FORT, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by the Moghul Emperor Akbar. This impressive fortress of red sandstone conceals the imperial city of the Moghul rulers and its many palaces. (B)
DAY 5 AGRA–JAIPUR
Today, travel to Jaipur. In 1876, the city was painted pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, and it has been known as the “Pink City” ever since. The afternoon, visit the CITY PALACE and the adjoining MUSEUM, which houses a collection of rare manuscripts. Also, stop at JANTAR MANTAR and the famous HAWA MAHAL (Palace of the Winds). (B/D)
DAY 6 JAIPUR
This morning, visit the amazing AMBER FORT, built entirely of white marble and red sandstone. Tour the interior with its intricate mosaics, carvings, paintings, and mirror works. Enjoy some free time this afternoon. (B)
DAY 7 JAIPUR–DELHI
Drive back to Delhi today and prepare for your journey home.
DAY 8 DELHI
Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.
Other departure dates are available, please enquire for more details
Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability.
Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change.
Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply.
Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking.
Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request.