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Classical India Group tour

From €1158pp
Add on a stay in Goa, Varanasi or Kathmandu!
Depart From
Fly from Cork, Dublin or Shannon
Departure Date
Weekly departure dates until March 2020
Duration
7 days/ 6 nights
Destination
India
Price
From €1158pp
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A perfect tour to introduce yourself to the wonders of India.

Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Delhi, visit the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid and the Raj Ghat– the simple but moving memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. 

Enjoy a combined full day guided sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi and visit the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun.

Enjoy a guided tour of Agra which includes a visit to the Itmad-ud-Daula, the beautiful tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, built in pure marble with walls etched with translucent stones.

Continue to the Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, a masterpiece in marble and one of the world’s most famous landmarks.

En route to Jaipuir, visit Fatehpur Sikri– the beautiful deserted capital of Emperor Akbar. In Jaipur, take a guided tour of the fabulous Amber Fort. Explore the City Palace Museum full of Rajasthani costumes and Mughal armoury.  

See the awe-inspiring Jantar Mantar observatory, a stone astrological and astronomical Observatory built by Maharaja Ja Singh in the 18th century

This Classic Group Tour is the ideal way to introduce yourself to the wonders of India. Ask us about extending your holiday with a beach stay in Goa, or travel to Varanasi or Kathmandu.

Click here to read our blog about the Classical India Group Tour.

Contact us for more information:

  • Call 0818 300 204 or 021 427 7094
  • Email incredibleindia@shandontravel.ie
  • Request a call back using the red button or
  • Submit an enquiry through the form below

2019 Group Departure Dates

  • January - 6th, 20th
  • February - 3rd, 17th
  • March - 3rd, 24th
  • April - 7th, 21st
  • May - 5th, 19th
  • June - 9th, 23rd
  • July - 7th, 21st
  • August - 4th, 18th
  • September - 8th, 22nd
  • October - 6th, 20th
  • November  - 3rd, 17th
  • December - 8th, 15th

2020 Group Departure Dates:

  • January - 5th, 19th
  • Feburary - 2nd, 16th
  • March - 1st, 15th

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival into Delhi our local representative will transfer you to your hotel for a two night stay.

Day 2: In Delhi

Enjoy a combined full day guided sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Morning tour of Old Delhi includes a drive past the Red Fort and a visit to the Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in Asia, and the Raj Ghat – the simple but moving memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

This afternoon, your tour of New Delhi includes the Qutab Minar– the astonishing victory tower built in the early 13th century, the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and a drive past the imposing India Gate (War Memorial Arch). Also visit the Parliament buildings and the Rashtrapathi Bhawan (the President’s residence).

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: To Agra (200 kms / 4 Hrs)

After breakfast you will drive to Mughal capital of Agra. Upon arrival you will check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: In Agra

Enjoy a guided tour of Agra which includes a visit to the Itmad-ud-Daula, the beautiful tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, built in pure marble and with walls etched with translucent stones.

Explore the massive red sandstone Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and the seat and stronghold of the Mughal Empire under successive generations.

Continue to the Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This masterpiece in marble is one of the world’s most famous landmarks.

Meals included: Breakfast

Please note: The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. We will take this into account when planning your itinerary.

Day 5: To Jaipur (237 kms / 6 Hrs)

After breakfast you will depart for the Pink City of Jaipur.

Enroute you will visit Fatehpur Sikri- the beautiful deserted capital of Emperor Akbar. Explore the environs of this historic monument that was built by Akbar to commemorate the birth of his son, only to be abandoned after 14 years due to a lack of water.

Upon arrival into Jaipur check into your hotel for a two night stay.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: In Jaipur

In the morning, proceed for a guided tour of the fabulous Amber Fort. Enroute, make a photo-stop at Hawa Mahal- a five-storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal façade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.

At the top of the Amber Fort soak in the spectacular views of the old town below. In the afternoon explore the City Palace Museum full of Rajasthani costumes and Mughal armoury.

Proceed to the awe-inspiring Jantar Mantar observatory, a stone astrological and astronomical observatory built by Maharaja Ja Singh in the 18th century.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7: To Delhi (260 Kms / 5 Hrs)

Depart from Jaipur to Delhi.

On arrival into Delhi you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation is based on 5* hotels on a B&B basis as below:

Delhi- Eros Hotel:

The Eros Hotel offers excellent accommodation, services and facilities to make your stay in Delhi a remarkable one. By car, Delhi can be accessed within 30 minutes. Overlooking the renowned Lotus Temple, this lavish 5 star hotel in Delhi stands as a true icon of leisure.

Agra- Courtyard by Marriott:

Completely new and ideally located near the Taj Mahal and other renowned India attractions, our hotel is ideal for a business trip or a relaxing getaway. Our spacious rooms and suites are among the largest in Agra and offer 5-star amenities like high-speed Internet, luxury bedding, and flat-screen TVs.

Guests staying at the hotel don't have to look far for great dining, thanks to our four-on-site options. Sample from the delicious buffet at MoMo Cafe, or MoMo to Go. Enjoy succulent Indian barbecue at ANISE or innovative cocktails at Onyx Bar. Meetings and events at the hotel are extraordinary; our expansive outdoor lawn provides a beautiful backdrop for outdoor weddings, our indoor venues are as versatile as they are elegant.

Stay fit with our fully-equipped gym, an outdoor pool and a spa. There is an Entertainment zone for unlimited fun. And for those looking to explore, Agra's most exciting attractions are just minutes from our doorstep.

Jaipur- Radisson Blu:

Radisson Blu Jaipur offers 178 stylish hotel rooms and suites. Experience world-class service as you escape the city's bustle with amenities like a state-of-the-art fitness center and a stunning rooftop swimming pool.

On-site dining options offer delicious meals and snacks to satisfy any palate.

  • October 2018 - March 2019 prices from €1436pp
  • April 2019 - September 2019 prices from €1195 pp
  • October 2019 - March 2020 prices from €1354 pp*

Prices are per adult  sharing and include:

  • Flights and taxes
  • Transfers
  • Recommended 5* hotels
  • Entrance fees
  • Air conditioned vehicles
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Baggage handling

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
Subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply.

*Prices are onsale 9 months before departure. Flight prices based on 2018 prices.

For more information please call us on 021 427 7094 or 0818 300 204, email incredibleindia@shandontravel.ie. request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.

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