Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi

Travel by this city's modern metro system to Old Delhi to see India's largest mosque and explore timeless bazaars and scented spice markets.
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Days 2-3 Jaipur

Visit Jaipur and experience the irresistible charms of the 'Pink City'. Climb to the hilltop Amber Fort before visiting magical Hawa Mahal, or 'Palace of the Winds'. Enjoy some free time to admire the Jaipur's bustling bazaars and perhaps explore the impressive City Palace. End the day with an optional Bollywood blockbuster experience.
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Day 4 Agra

Described as a 'teardrop on the face of eternity', the story of the gleaming Taj Mahal is as tragic as it is beautiful. The building's exquisite marble inlay work produces a mesmerising shimmering effect that is truly breathtaking to behold. Visit the enormous Red Fort that looms over the city from high on the banks of the Yamuna River.
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Days 5-6 Orchha

Nestled on the banks of the emerald Betwa River, charming Orchha is the perfect spot to learn the art of Indian cooking at a culinary class. Take a tour of the town's temples and palaces, where the superb architecture is a legacy of raja rule.
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Day 7 Khajuraho

Tucked away in the remote plains of central India, Khajuraho's temples depict epic battles, Hindu legends and the Kama Sutra on their delicately carved exteriors. In the evening, there is a chance to enjoy a traditional dance performance.
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Days 8-9 Varanasi

One of India's most sacred cities, Varanasi is awash with temples and shrines. Witness devotions of faith along the banks of the Ganges and experience the magic of a sunset candle flower ceremony.
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Days 10-11 Delhi

Haggle with locals in Varanasi's colourful bazaars before a flight back to the capital. Back in Delhi, perhaps unwind in the grounds surrounding Humayun's Tomb or head to bustling Connaught Place for some shopping.
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