Enjoy a heady mix of culture and romance! Begin your travel discovering North India’s cultural heritage, including the Taj Mahal. Then, indulge in the luxury of the Maldives with its white sandy beaches. Ideal for lovers of any age, this magnificent vacation boasts unadulterated pleasure!
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights
Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 13 nights.
Economy flights for all sectors : Jaipur – Bangalore, Bangalore – Male
All activities as listed :
Delhi: Highlights of Delhi
Agra: Highlights of Agra
Agra: Highlights of Fatehpur Sikri
Jaipur: Highlights of Jaipur
Bangalore: Highlights of Bangalore
All airport and hotel transfers
A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with unlimited mileage and a trusted chauffeur throughout your trip, apart from during your stay at a beach/backwater resort or houseboat if applicable.
All activities described in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
Fees and taxes
This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, and accommodation availability.
Day 1 - 3
International Arrival. Experience the VIP Enchanting Service, which includes a fast track personal airport meet and greet facility for your international arrival and departure, airport lounge access, and complimentary premium beverages (including beer) and snacks during your car journeys.
Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.
Highlights of Delhi Whether you want a whirlwind tour or wish to enjoy an in-depth experience of Delhi’s numerous sights, the choice is yours! Discover the Old Town with its bustling Chandni Chowk, the imposing Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Feast at the colorful, open-air food and craft bazaar of Dili Haat. Wander Lodhi Gardens or discover many architecturally-beautiful temples – from the Baha’i Lotus Temple to ISKCON temple or Laxminarayan Temple. Visit National Museum, Bangala Sahib, the Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat or the Parliament Museum in Parliament Street. Kindly note that Red Fort is closed on Mondays.
Discover the magic of white marble at Agra! The city is home to UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.
Highlights of Agra Romance at sunrise and sunset and have your audience with the world’s greatest monument of love, the white marble Mughal mausoleum of the Taj Mahal, grandly overlooking the Yamuna River. This is not the only UNESCO World Heritage site to explore in Agra – you can witness the divine red sandstone Agra Fort, also a player in this renowned undying love story.If you wish, discover this fabled city with a ride in a decorated tonga (horse drawn carriage)! Head to the Akbar Mausoleum in Sikandra, located in the suburbs. Not far away, the historic deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri is a must-see!
Highlights of Fatehpur Sikri Discover the former Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri, which is literally translated as City of Victory. Built and founded in the 16th century by the third Mughal Emperor, Akbar, his complex of monuments and temples was a planned imperial city. Akbar, who held ideals of a syncretistic faith, hoped to bring leaders of many religions together here. Unfortunately just ten years after completion the city was deserted due to drought and water shortages. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s a marvellous stop between Agra to Jaipur. Marvel at Buland Darwaza, the main entrance to this ancient city, and visit the elegant and sacred Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque). Spend time exploring the Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, and Birbal Bhawan, an intricate building dedicated to Akbar’s greatest court advisor. Venture into the inner court and harems where Akbar’s queen Jodha Bai, and other wives resided.
Jaipur is the eternal rose pink city and gateway to North India’s most colorful state, Rajasthan.
Highlights of Jaipur Venture into regality! Explore Amber Fort, a fabulous sandstone fort complex that overlooks the city. Visit Albert Hall, the state museum of Rajasthan with its vast collection of interesting regional Indian artifacts. Observe the aesthetically beautiful honeycombed façade of Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal), and the architecturally rich City Palace with its many regal courtyards, temples and pavilions, situated in the heart of the old city. Head to the world’s largest stone observatory – the Jantar Mantar. Discover Govind Devji Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, the Lakshmi Narayan and Ganesh Temples. Visit the amazing Jaigarh and Nahargarh Forts. Venture to the classical 1960s movie theater, Raj Mandir Cinema to absorb the fanfare of Bollywood royalty!
Bengaluru, India’s answer to Silicon Valley, was ranked third in 2012 amongst the list of world’s top ten cities to visit by Lonely Planet! Formerly a ‘pensioners paradise’, the bustling city sits high above sea-level, and is blessed with pleasant weather all year round.
Highlights of Bangalore Experience historic landmarks amidst the cosmopolitan chic. Venture to 16th century blackened Dodda Ganeshana Gudi (Bull Temple) dedicated to the sacred bull Nandi. Venture to the imposing Vidhana Soudha, a Neo-Dravidian building that houses the seat of state legislature. Tour Bangalore Palace, still owned and inhabited by the erstwhile royal family of Mysore. Visit Bangalore’s British colonial gardens – Lal Bagh, which includes a Victorian glasshouse replica of London’s original Crystal Palace, and Cubbon Park. Glimpse Electronic City, where the city’s booming IT industry congregates. Head to the stunning ISKCON Temple (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) to observer worshippers of the Hare Krishna movement. Explore Tipu Sultan’s Fort and Palace, and the Government Museum, one of the oldest museums in India and home to many artifacts from the Neolithic period.