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Jaipur Fort Building Historic Castle

India in a Nutshell


  • Itinerary:
    Delhi - Mandawa - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
  • Duration:
    9 days / 8 nights (flexible)
  • Price:
    From £ 1,169.- per person (excluding flights)
This express itinerary is ideal if you’re short on time but wish to experience a real taste of India. You’ll start in India’s capital Delhi, before leaving the tourist trail behind and heading to Mandawa. Here, you’ll get a real glimpse of traditional life, before heading onto Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan, and a complete contrast to peaceful Mandawa. Next, it’s time to visit the Taj Mahal, because let’s face it, no trip to India would be complete without a visit to this majestic monument. Before heading home you’ll explore Delhi by metro and rickshaw – a unique and exciting way to experience the city!
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Days 1-2 – Arrival in Delhi

After your international flight, you’ll arrive in the heart of India, Delhi. Our driver will collect you from the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the Karol Bagh area. You can freshen up at your hotel and then head out to visit the local area, either by foot or by utilising the local metro station. The following morning our driver will collect you and transfer you to your hotel in Mandawa (approx 6 hours drive).

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Days 4-6 – Jaipur – city tour & Amber Fort visit

Today, you’ll be transferred to the Pink City of Jaipur, where you’ll stay in a boutique, family-run hotel. The next day you’ll take a guided tour of this remarkable city, visiting the City Palace, the Observatory and the fairy-tale Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal). In the afternoon, you’ll visit Amber Fort before heading back to central Jaipur which is jumble of colours, camel carts, elephants, rickshaws, temples, forts and palaces.

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Days 6-7 – Sunrise at the Taj Mahal

Visit mystical monkey temples and ghost cities en route to sunrise at the Taj Mahal. A real wonder of the world, it’s a building that will take your breath away. India’s Golden Triangle is the stuff of legend, with the ethereal Taj Mahal at its pinnacle. This trip will take you from the Pink City of Jaipur to Agra, where you’ll watch dawn break over the Taj Mahal.

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Days 7-8 – Delhi and departure

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India in a Nutshell