Wendy Wu | Inspiring India

India, with its diversity of colours, culture and heritage, is one of the world's most inspiring destinations. Explore the charms of Delhi, see the Taj Mahal at sunrise, search for tigers in Ranthambore and soak up the extravagance of Rajasthan on one extraordinary itinerary.


Inclusions:

  • Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • 12 nights in 3/4 star accommodation
  • Breakfasts: 12 , Lunches: 11 , Dinners: 12
  • Visa fees & processing for NZ passports
  • International flights and current taxes
  • Domestic transportation


Itinerary: 


DAY 1 - 2 - FLY TO DELHI 

Fly to Delhi, India's rambunctious capital. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.


DAY 3 - DISCOVER DELHI 

A city equally chaotic and charming, Delhi grabs hold of you and doesn't let go! Spend the day exploring the sights of Old and New Delhi: pass the colossal Red Fort, visit India's largest mosque, Jama Masjid, and take a rickshaw to Asia's largest spice market. Cross over into New Delhi to make a brief stop at India Gate, and visit Humayun's Tomb and the Qutub Minar.


DAY 4 - TRAVEL TO JAIPUR 

Embark on a scenic 6-hour drive to Jaipur. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before checking in at your hotel. In the afternoon, visit two of the city's top attractions. Explore the majestic Maharaja's City Palace, which still serves as the residence of the city's royal family. Then, marvel at the fascinating Jantar Mantar Observatory, a collection of extraordinary instruments designed to measure celestial phenomena.


DAY 5 - EXPLORE JAIPUR 

Begin the day with a brief photo stop at Hawa Mahal, the iconic 'Palace of the Winds', before travelling out of the city to admire the majestic Amer Fort, the colossal 16th-century yellow and pink sandstone fort just 11 kilometres out of Jaipur. Back in the city, head to a craft centre to learn about traditional artistries such as block printing and carpet weaving.


DAY 6 - TRAVEL TO PUSHKAR 

In the morning, embark on a 3-hour transfer to Pushkar. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the vibrant local markets and admire the sacred Brahma Temple, one of the few in the world dedicated to the deity many Hindus believe is the creator of the universe.


DAY 8 - EXPLORE UDAIPUR

Embark on an exploration of Udaipur today, beginning with a scenic drive around Fateh Sagar Lake. Immerse yourself in the rich culture at the Folk Museum and Mewar Art Gallery, followed by a visit to the magnificent City Palace. Conclude the day with a delightful cruise on the serene waters of Lake Pichola, taking in the picturesque views that Udaipur has to offer.


DAY 9 - VISIT CHITTOR FORT 

On your journey to Bundi, make a stop to explore the majestic Chittor Fort and the impressive Vijay Stambh. Chittor Fort, one of the largest forts in India, proudly stands atop a hill, providing a breathtaking view of the town of Chittorgarh. Marvel at the grandeur and historical significance of this magnificent fortress before continuing your travels to Bundi.


DAY 10 - BUNDI TO RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK 

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast and immerse yourself in the charm of Bundi. Explore its intriguing step wells and uncover the historical wonders of Taragarh Fort. Later, embark on a scenic 3-hour drive to Ranthambore, where you will check into your hotel and prepare for your wildlife adventure.


DAY 11 - RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK 

Enjoy both morning and afternoon canter safaris through the national park, keeping your eyes peeled for tigers! There are around 50 majestic Bengal tigers that are living amongst Ranthambore's undulating landscapes, as well as leopards, nilgai, sloth bears, wild boar, hyena and over 300 species of bird.


DAY 12 - TRAVEL TO AGRA 

Embark on a scenic 6-6.5 hour journey to Agra, with a captivating stop enroute at Fatehpur Sikri. Explore the Tomb of Chisti and the exquisite Panchal Mahal Palace. Upon reaching Agra, check into your hotel for your stay.


DAY 13 - TAJ MAHAL AND AGRA FORT 

Wake early to see the sun rise over India's most iconic sight. At dawn, when the crowds are at their thinnest, the Taj Mahal is often swathed in mist and tinged pink by the rising sun – seeing it is a magical experience. Visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah, nicknamed the Baby Taj, before continuing to the impressive Agra Fort. Travel back to Delhi where you will check in at your hotel followed by the farewell dinner.


DAY 14 - 15 - FLY DELHI TO NEW ZEALAND 

Fly to New Zealand, arriving home the same or following day.


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14 Nights fr $6,380* Enquire
*Terms and Conditions
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