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Day 1: Your arrival in Delhi coincides with settling in to the Radisson Blu hotel for your first night.
Day 2: You will embark on a guided tour of both Old and New Delhi. Starting in Old Delhi you will drive past the magnificent Red Fort, enjoy a rickshaw ride in the by-lanes of Chandini Chowk, and take in the historic Kotla Firoze Shah before finally visiting Raj Ghat. In the afternoon, you’ll move onto New Delhi and take in the Presidential Palace, the Rashtrapati, the Rajpath, India Gate and the Qutub Minar before returning to the hotel.
Day 3: After breakfast is taken care of, you will travel to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Hotel Mansingh, you will have the rest of the day for leisure either in the hotel or in the surrounding area after guidance from the hotel staff.
Day 4: You will take half-day trip to the Amber Fort, stopping at Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds – en route. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a tour of Jaipur, taking in the Observatory and City Palace along the way
Day 5: The city is your oyster with this leisure day, on which there is a vehicle and driver provided for you.
Day 6: Day six begins with travelling to Agra, visiting the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikiri on the way. This amazing site was built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar the Great before he abandoned it just 14 years later – thus creating the name it is now known by. You will arrive at the Howard Plaza hotel in Agra by the evening.
Day 7: Your last full day in India will feature the country’s most popular attraction with a visit to the Taj Mahal, as part of a larger tour of Agra. The tour also includes a visit to the Agra Fort and other spots around the city. After the completion of the tour, you will depart for Delhi and spend the night in the Red Fox Hotel near the airport
Day 8: A final breakfast in the hotel before you make the short journey to the airport before catching your flight home.
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A seven-night tour of India stopping at four hotels brings you an experience brimming with culture that you’ll never forget. With guided tours, all transfers included and accommodation taken care of, you just have to focus on taking in as much as you can.
Radisson Blu Hotel New Delhi Paschim Vihar (Delhi)
An upscale hotel with a convenient location. The Radisson Blu is close to a metro station which can connect you to the bustling city centre, while it has everything you need to relax when you’re done with the day’s sightseeing. There are multiple dining establishments, including one 24-hour restaurant to satisfy hunger whenever it strikes. Alternatively, there are a number of sweet treats at Cupcakes, an array of tea in the sophisticated Tea Lounge, and guests can find relaxation easy to come by in the Vyoma spa.
Hotel Mansingh (Jaipur)
The 5-star Hotel Mansingh offers an outdoor swimming pool and fully-equipped fitness centre for those wanting to get active. As a host for a number business events, the hotel has everything imaginable to make international guests feel welcome. Rooms are minimalist and stylish, while dining comes in the form of the multi-cuisine Hightz Restaurant and Bar and the all-day Ripples Coffee Shop, which offers tea-time snacks and hot beverages.
Howard Plaza – The Fern (Agra)
Location really is everything to the 4-star Howard Plaza, found just 750 yards from the Taj Mahal, it’s the perfect place to come back to after a day spent marvelling at one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Inside the hotel, modern fittings come in form of satellite TVs, minibars and air conditioning throughout. The hotel has steam baths and spa facilities to ensure guests are fully relaxed before setting off on their next excursion. Light refreshments are served at the hotel’s coffee shop and bar, while local and international dishes are served at Terrace Grill.
Red Fox Hotel (Delhi Airport)
The Red Fox Hotel is both striking in its modernity and convenient location. Found just a 10 minutes’ drive from the international terminal of Indira Gandhi Airport, it’s the perfect place to stop before flying home. Rooms are comfortable and well-equipped, while the en-suite bathroom comes with a relaxing rainshower. The hotel’s restaurant serves a mix of local Indian and international dishes for when hunger strikes.
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