We’re delighted to launch a solo group tour exclusively for Silver Travel Advisor customers in partnership with Wendy Wu Tours. There are 20 places available to join a fully hosted 12-night trip to India taking in iconic sights such as the Taj Mahal, Ranthambore National Park and Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds).
You’ll be in the company of fellow silver travellers to share the journey and capture magical memories, and all places are offered on a single occupancy basis, so you’ll have your own room to retreat to at the end of a busy day.
Read on for all the details. And if you have any questions, our Silver Travel Advisors are on hand to provide more information: call 0800 412 5678.
Depart the UK
Fly in style with Emirates from London Heathrow to Delhi.
Arrive in Delhi
On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in.
The remainder of your day is at leisure.
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing with your guide. Start the day in Old Delhi where you will view Red Fort before walking through Chandni Chowk. Continue to India’s largest Mosque, Jama Masjid, and marvel at the architecture made up of three domes, three large gates and two minarets.
Stop by India Gate, a World War I memorial, and then continue to Humayun’s Tomb – the first great example of a Mughal garden tomb. End the day with a visit to the vibrant Connaught Market.
Delhi – Agra
Begin your journey to Agra, on arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for check in. Visit the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah – a Mughal mausoleum often described as a ‘jewel box’ and sometimes the ‘Baby Taj’.
Rise early and prepare to witness one of the most iconic sights in India – the Taj Mahal. Experience the Taj Mahal at sunrise to see the gentle light reflecting on the white marble making the building glow.
Return to the hotel for breakfast and to freshen up, then continue to Agra Fort – a walled compound founded in the 16th Century.
Agra – Ranthambore
Today you will be driven from Agra to Ranthambore. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri and its remarkably well-preserved buildings.
On arrival in Ranthambore you will be transferred to your hotel, where the rest of the day is at leisure.
Tigers are synonymous with India and the opportunity to observe one in the wild is often a highlight of any holiday in the country. Start your exploration of the park by joining a shared morning and afternoon safari to catch a glimpse of these beautiful wild animals.
Ranthambore – Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur and on arrival check into your hotel. Jaipur is commonly called the ‘Pink City’ because of the pink paint on the buildings in the old city area. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Start with a brief photo stop at Hawa Mahal – Palace of the Winds – and then continue to visit Amber Fort. Take a Jeep ride all the way up to the entrance and once inside explore the fort including Jag Mandir and the Hall of Victory.
In the afternoon visit the City Palace, the former Royal Residence, and stop for some shopping inside the walled city.
Jaipur – Udaipur
Travel to Udaipur and check into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. The origins of Udaipur are based on a legend which tells of a holy sage that Maharaja Udai Singh encountered while hunting in the foothills of the Aravalli Range.
In the morning enjoy a drive around Fateh Sagar Lake and visits to the nearby Folk Museum, Mewar Art Gallery and Sahelion Ki Bari Garden.
Later in the day visit the City Palace which comprises of eleven palaces all of which are ornately decorated. Then enjoy a cruise on Lake Pichola fringed with hills and temples.
Udaipur – Delhi
Take a domestic flight back to Delhi and check into your hotel.
The rest of the day is at leisure before your final dinner with your new found friends and fellow travellers.
Delhi – London Heathrow
Your journey comes to an end as you depart Delhi flying Emirates to London Heathrow.