Taj & Raj

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11 Days
 Trip Starts
Delhi
 Trip Finishes
Delhi
11 Day Taj & Raj Itinerary (On The Go Tours)
Countries Explored: India
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Accommodation
3 - 4 Star
Max. Group Size
24
Trip Code
TAR

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on On The Go Tours 11 Day Taj & Raj. Get a taste of the Raj in Colonial Shimla on this 11-day tour of the North of India which includes the sights of Delhi, Jaipur and the famous Taj Mahal in Agra too.

Itinerary

Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Delhi - Kalka – Shimla. Bright and early this morning we board the Shatabdi Express bound for Kalka. Upon arrival travellers will transfer to the narrow gauge Himalayan Queen Toy Train to continue their journey on to Shimla. Upon arrival we transfer to our hotel. (B)

Today we enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the lofty settlement, venturing into the narrow streets, which fall steeply away from the ridge giving way to colourful bazaars and fine views of the surrounding valley and snow-capped peaks. (B)

Shimla - Kalka - Delhi. Today offers free time for you to independently explore Shimla. Hotel check-out is at noon, opt for some lunch and pack an evening picnic meal before boarding the Kalka Shatabdi Express and arriving into Delhi late this evening. (B)

Today we enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, taking in Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and the Rajpath and India Gate in New Delhi. Tonight, we enjoy a group Namaste Dinner. (B/D)

Delhi - Agra. Departing Delhi we drive to Agra to visit Agra Fort and the legendary Taj Mahal (B)

Agra - Karauli. We visit Fatehpur Sikri before travelling on to Karauli, a former princely state. We spend the night at Bhanwar Vilas Palace where the current Maharaja and Maharani of Karauli reside. (B/L/D)

Karauli - Jaipur. Leaving Karauli we travel Jaipur, enroute we visit a local school where we operate our 'Change for Children' programme. Arrival Jaipur, remainder of today is free to independently explore. (B)

Early morning optional hot air balloon ride, before exploring the stunning 16th century Amber Fort. Later we visit a cotton weaving house to see a demonstration of fabric dying and block printing. (B)

Jaipur - Delhi. This morning we return to Delhi. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the capital. (B)

Hotel check-out and included onward transfer to airport. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Himalayan Queen Toy Train - Journey to Shimla aboard this famous narrow gauge railway
  • Shimla - Take in the Jakhoo temple, Viceregal Lodge, the State Museum, Christ Church and Mall Road
  • Delhi - Take in the sights of Old and New Delhi on a guided tour of India’s capital city including Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid and Gandhi's crematorium Raj Ghat. Take a Rickshaw ride through Delhi's backstreets.
  • Agra and the Taj Mahal - Admire India’s most famous monument and visit nearby Agra Fort
  • Fatehpur Sikri - Uncover an abandoned Mughal city
  • Jaipur - Discover the City Palace & Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort and a visit to cotton trader/tailor
  • Karauli - A former princely state. Stay in the Maharaja's Palace and see the fine restoration work taking place at Karauli City Palace

  • 2 train journeys, Air-conditioned Chair Class, Delhi to Kalka and Shimla to Delhi
  • Travel by jeep to the Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Touring of Delhi, Shimla, Agra, Jaipur and Karauli
  • Escorted by an English-speaking Indian tour guide (for groups of 6 or more)
  • Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides at some sites
  • Entrance fees to museums in Shimla
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private vehicles
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 11
  • Narrow gauge Toy Train journey on the Kalka to Shimla Railway Line

  • 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners are included on this tour

  • 10 nights - 3-4 star and heritage hotels
  • Vivanta by Taj Dwarka (Delhi)
  • Hotel Willow Banks (Shimla)
  • East Bourne Hotel (Shimla)
  • Jaypee Siddharth Hotel (Delhi)
  • Seven Hills Tower (Agra)
  • Bhanwar Vilas Palace (Karauli)
  • Mandawa Haveli (Jaipur)
  • Hotel Jivitesh (Delhi)

  • Excludes International flights and visas
  • Excludes Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow $3 - 7 USD per day per traveller. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Excludes Entrance Fees: USD$75-85, paid in local currency
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Prices & Dates

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Note
Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by On The Go Tours.

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