Enticing India tour with epic excursions including the Taj Mahal

Delhi, Madawa, Jodhpur, Agra

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Taj Mahal, Agra

Gadi Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer

Amber Fort, Jaipur

Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi

Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shahdara

Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shahdara

Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shahdara

Raj Ghat, Old Delhi

Bada Gumbad and Sheesh Gumbad, Delhi

Red Fort, Delhi

India Gate, Delhi

Roop Niwas Kothi, Mandawa

Roop Niwas Kothi, Mandawa

Roop Niwas Kothi, Mandawa

Spice seller

Maharaja Ganga Mahal, Bikaner

Golden Haveli Hotel, Jaisalmer

Golden Haveli Hotel, Jaisalmer

Gadisagar lake, Jaisalmer

Jaswant Thada Mausoleum, Jodhpur

Park Plaza, Jodhpur

Park Plaza, Jodphur

The White Temple, Jodhpur

Amber Fort, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Golden Tulip Essential, Jaipur

Golden Tulip Essential, Jaipur

Golden Tulip Essential, Jaipur

The Water Palace, Jaipur

Entrance to Agra, Agra

Crystal Sarovar Premiere, Agra

Crystal Sarovar Premiere, Agra

Crystal Sarovar Premiere, Agra

Taj Mahal, Agra

Agra

Absorb the eye-popping palaces and desert of ravishing Rajasthan

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Up to -39% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with one night in a Deluxe room at Park Plaza, Delhi.

Next, you'll spend one night in a Deluxe room at Roop Niwas Kothi, Nawalgarh.

Then, you'll spend one night in a Standard room at Maharaja Ganga Mahal, Bikaner.

Next, you'll spend two nights in a Deluxe room at Golden Haveli Hotel, Jaisalmer.

Then, you'll spend one further night in a Deluxe room at Park Plaza, Jodphur.

Next, you'll spend two nights in a Standard room at Hotel Golden Tulip Essential, Jaipur.

Then, you'll spend one night in a Deluxe room at Crystal Sarovar Premiere, Agra.

Finally, you'll spend two further nights in a Deluxe room at Park Plaza, Delhi.

Breakfast is included throughout.

Please note if one of the advertised hotels is unavailable for your selected dates they will be swapped with one of similar standards. Please visit our supplier's, Exoticca, website for more information.

This offer also includes visits and entrance fees as per the itinerary with an English-speaking guide:

- A walking tour of Mandawa

- Visits to the Bikaner Desert Kingdom and Junagarh Fort

- A tuk-tuk ride and tour of Jaisalmer

- An excursion to Sam to see the dunes

- A visit to the Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

- A visit to the Jai Mandir

- A city tour of Jaipur

- A visit to Fatehpur Sikri

- A tour of the Taj Mahal

- Visit to the Raj Ghat Memorial and Humayun's Tomb

Please note your itinerary is subject to change.

A number of optional excursions, a half-board or full-board upgrade, early check-in at your first hotel, and travel insurance can purchased for additional costs. These can be arranged directly with our supplier, Exoticca, after booking and must be selected before final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's own website.

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Delhi, India. One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage allowance (see airline terms and conditions) per person is included, as well as shared air-conditioned transfers.

A visa is required to enter the country; it can be issued by the embassy or online E-Visa application one month before arrival in the country (cost approximately 48 USD).

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 46% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 05/03/2019, leaving from Manchester, two people may book a 11-night holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £999 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £1,849 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 46%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 30/07/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11248).

A diverse trip to explore the palaces and deserts of enchanting India, with highlights including a Taj Mahal visit and a journey through the Bikaner Desert Kingdom – includes breakfast and all travel

Day 1: UK- Delhi

Arrive at your UK departure airport for your flight to Delhi. Spend the night on board. (Meals: in flight).

Day 2: Delhi

Arrive in India’s frenetic capital and transfer to your hotel. Spend of the rest of the day beginning to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Delhi. (Meals: none).

Day 3: Delhi - Mandawa

This morning you’ll leave for Mandawa, passing through authentic and rural villages on the way. Upon arrival, enjoy a walking tour through the city and see the incredible Havelis; mansions with impressive frescoes. Overnight in Mandawa. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 4: Mandawa - Bikaner

After breakfast, you’ll leave for the Bikaner Desert Kingdom to visit the spectacular Junagarh Fort with its impressive interiors. You’ll then take a tuk-tuk ride from the ancient city bazaar - a must when in India! Overnight in Bikaner. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 5: Bikaner - Jaisalmer

Today you’ll journey through the Thar Desert on your way to Jaisalmer, one of the few of India’s forts that are still inhabited. You’ll have the rest of the afternoon free to explore Jaisalmer - we recommend visiting the Maharajah’s Palace. Overnight in Jaisalmer. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 6: Jaisalmer

Spend a full day in Jaisalmer and embark on a tour of the city with your guide. You’ll see the Gadasir Lake and Golden Fort, gaze at the famous palatial houses and then spend the afternoon in Sam to watch the sunset over the beautiful dunes. Overnight in Jaisalmer. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 7: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur

Continue towards Jodhpur, visiting the impressive Mehrangarh Fort on the way, and Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph. Overnight in Jodhpur. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 8: Jodhpur - Jaipur

After breakfast journey to Jaipur. You’ll spend the rest of the day at leisure getting to know the Pink City. Overnight in Jaipur. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 9: Jaipur

Today you’ll explore the iconic Amber Fort, taking a brief stop at the Palace of the Winds, Hawa Mahal. Take a guided tour around the Amber Fort, then spend the afternoon on a city tour around Jaipur, including Jantar Mantar, the world’s largest marble observatory. Overnight in Jaipur. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 10: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

This morning, set off towards Agra, taking in the fascinating ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri on the way. Spend your afternoon marvelling at the iconic Taj Mahal with your guide. Overnight in Agra. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 11: Agra - Delhi

After breakfast at the hotel, return to Delhi by road. After arriving back in the capital you’ll visit Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, and Humayan’s Tomb. Overnight in Delhi. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 12: Delhi

Spend the day at leisure in Delhi exploring the city. Overnight in Delhi. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 13: Delhi - UK

After breakfast, depart for the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Good to know

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

All the hotels you’ll be staying at on this trip have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, so you’re in good hands.
Hotel details

Park Plaza, Delhi (one night)

Located in the east of Delhi’s metropolitan area, Park Plaza makes a good base for exploring the city.

Amenities: Restaurant, pool, Wi-Fi, fitness centre, room service, spa facilities


Roop Niwas Kothi, Mandawa (one night)

A private country house and stables turned hotel, Roop Niwas Kothi shows off true Rajasthani hospitality in a stunning setting roughly 30 kilometres from Mandawa.

Amenities: Restaurant, bar, room service, pool, horseriding stables, Wi-Fi

Maharaja Ganga Mahal, Bikaner (one night)

Maharajah Ganga Mahal was once a Maharajah’s Palace and boasts a grand, opulent atmosphere in the centre of Bikaner.

Amenities: Restaurant and outdoor dining, bar, pool, room service, Wi-Fi


Golden Haveli Hotel, Jaisalmer (two nights)

Golden Haveli Hotel sits just outside the centre of Jaisalmer and offers a peaceful retreat from the bustle of the city.

Amenities: Pool, two restaurants (one indoor one rooftop), Wi-Fi, room service

Park Plaza Hotel, Jodhpur (one night)

Park Plaza Hotel Jodhpur is located just outside of the city centre, roughly 15 minutes from the city’s most famous attractions.

Amenities: Three restaurants, bar, pool, fitness centre, spa facilities, Wi-Fi

Golden Tulip Essential, Jaipur (two nights)

A modern, swish hotel located in Chandpole area of Jaipur, this hotel has everything you’ll need for a calming and comfortable stay.

Amenities: Restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, fitness centre, room service

Crystal Sarovar Premiere, Agra (one night)

This wonderful hotel is only 10 minutes by car from the Taj Mahal and boasts fabulous views of this wonder from its rooftop restaurant.

Amenities: Two restaurants, bar, fitness centre, pool, Wi-Fi, spa services
Fatehabad Rd, Near KFC, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282001, India (your seventh destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Edinburgh to Delhi, India, with Turkish Airlines, Emirates or Lufthansa (airlines subject to change).

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

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