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Spirit of India
Tour the unforgettable highlights of this amazing country with a group of friendly solo travellers. Search for the elusive tiger, visit the shimmering Taj Mahal and tour the holy city of Varanasi.
- Style: Group Journey for Solo Travellers
- Duration: 13 days/12 nights
- Starts in: Delhi
Guide Price £2899
per person with a room of your own and no single supplement
- Ranthambore National Park
Days 1-2 Fly to Delhi
Meet your Just You representative in the UK and fly overnight to Delhi. Day two is free to explore at leisure before a welcome dinner.
Day 3 Delhi to Khajuraho
Your exploration of India begins to the ancient city of Khajuraho, home to world-famous temples, built during the Chandella dynasty. This evening you have the opportunity to watch an optional Kandariya classical dance show.
Day 4 Khajuraho to Agra
After an early breakfast, visit the Khajuraho temples. Said to have been built in the 10th and 11th centuries, these beautiful temples are adorned with intricately carved sculptures of nymphs and musicans musicians. Afterwards drive to the station in Jhansi and board a train for the scenic journey to Agra.
Day 5 Agra
This morning head to the Agra Fort, a powerful fortress and the former imperial city of the Mogul rulers. Later, visit Mehtab Bagh, a centuries-old garden complex, on the opposite side of the river to the Taj Mahal. Be sure to remember your camera, as you'll get a splendid view of the world-famous monument from here.
Day 6 Agra to Ranthambore NP
Rise early for a real highlight of your tour. The sight of the splendid Taj Mahal, a symbol of an emperor’s love, is an unforgettable experience. Travel by coach to Bharatpur, pausing at the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri on our way.
Day 7 Ranthambore NP
Ranthambore is considered to be one of the best game reserves in India. Experience the wildlife and look for the country's famous tigers on today's early morning safari. Enjoy some time to relax at the hotel, then join another included game drive this afternoon. During dinner this evening you will be presented with a local speciality 'laal maas', a traditional curry prepared in a sauce of yogurt and spices - a favourite dish amongst royalty.
Day 8 Ranthambore NP to Jaipur
You've another chance to go in search of wildlife and tigers on today's optional early morning game drive. Breakfast will be served back at the hotel, and afterwards you can take a trip into a local village on a camel cart if you wish. This afternoon, take to the road once more and drive through memorable scenery to Jaipur.
Day 9 Jaipur
Rise early to take advantage of the pink city’s cool morning weather during a visit to the magnificent Amber Fort. Explore the grounds of this fortress prior to the crowds arriving then enjoy a sumptuous traditional lunch whist learning about the history of this great country.
Days 10-11 Jaipur to Varanasi
Today take an early morning flight to Varanasi. Situated on the banks of the sacred River Ganges, Varanasi is colourful, chaotic and one of Hinduism's holiest cities. On day 11 rise before the sun to sail along the Ganges and see devout Hindus bathing and praying beneath the rising sun. Head back to the hotel for breakfast before enjoying a short tour of Varanasi.
Day 12 Varanasi to Delhi
Fly back to Delhi this morning before joining your fellow solo travellers for a farewell dinner.
Day 13 Fly to the UK
Say goodbye to your new friends as you board your flight home, arriving the same day.
Departs:Selected departures Feb-Apr & Oct-Nov 2020.
per person with a room of your own and no single supplement
- Return flights with Jet Airways
- Return airport transfers in India
- 11 nights 3 to 5 accommodation
- 11 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 11 dinners
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