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Titan Travel The Great Indian Rail Journey

Titan Travel The Great Indian Rail Journey

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Take a captivating journey through the diverse landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Northern India. Explore the jewelled palaces of the Golden Triangle, the wildlife rich Ranthambore National Park, and the spiritual haven of Shimla nestled in the Himalayan foothills. Along the way, encounter ancient forts, vibrant bazaars, and exhilarating tiger safaris, all amidst the enchanting backdrop of India’s UNESCO World Heritage Mountain Railways.

  • Watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal
  • Go searching for tigers in Ranthambore National Park
  • Ride the Kalka-Shimla Toy Train
  • Return flights and transfers
  • 14nts in hotels
  • Selected Meals: 14 breakfast, 8 lunches and 10 dinners
  • 18 excursions and visits

Day 1: UK – In Flight
Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to Delhi

Day 2: Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to your hotel for a relaxing afternoon before meeting for dinner.
Dinner | The Suryaa New Delhi*****

Day 3: Delhi
Spend today exploring both Old and New Delhi on a guided tour. In the morning, make your way through Chandni Chowk, Delhi’s biggest market before seeing the Jama Masjid Mosque and the Red Fort. Later, head to New Delhi, passing the presidential palace and the India Gate. You’ll stop to visit Raj Ghat, the final resting place of Gandhi and the Qutab Minar.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner | The Suryaa New Delhi*****

Day 4: Delhi to Jaipur
Leave Delhi this morning and travel to the Pink City of Jaipur on the Amjer Shatabdi Express. Upon arrival in the city, the rest of the day is at leisure. You may wish to join an optional excursion to learn kite flying and have a delicious high tea.
Breakfast & lunch | Jaipur Marriott Hotel****1/2

Day 5: Jaipur
Today’s tour begins at the immense Amber Fort. Here you’ll explore the halls, gardens and courtyards. Returning to the city, visit the Jantar Mantar and pass the Hawa Mahal, ‘the Palace of the Winds’.
Breakfast & dinner | Jaipur Marriott Hotel****1/2

Day 6: Jaipur to Ranthambore
Traveling by express train, head to Sawai Madhopur, the gateway to Ranthambore National Park. Upon arrival, the rest of the day is free for you to relax at the hotel. Alternatively, you can join a guided nature walk or visit nearby Dastkar to see the handicrafts produced by the women of the village.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner | Ranthambore Regency***1/2

Day 7: Ranthambore
Enjoy two safari drives today, keeping an eye out for the park’s tigers and leopards, as well as hyenas, water buffalo and crocodiles.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner | Ranthambore Regency***1/2

Day 8: Ranthambore to Agra
This morning, board the Shatabdi train to Bharatpur and then drive into Agra. After lunch, take a guided tour of the city, beginning at the Agra Fort. Then visit the nearby tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah – a royal tomb built in the same style as the Taj Mahal. In the evening, there is an optional excursion to watch the Mohabbat the Taj show.
Breakfast & lunch | Tajview, Agra*****

Day 9: Agra to Delhi
Wake up early this morning to arrive at the Taj Mahal in time for the sunrise. Take a guided tour before returning to the hotel for breakfast. After, drive back to Delhi
Breakfast, lunch & dinner | The Suryaa New Delhi*****

Day 10: Delhi to Amritsar
Take a train north to the city of Amritsar, whose glittering temples are holy pilgrimage sites for Sikhs. The afternoon is at leisure, however you can join an optional trip to the Partition Museum
Breakfast & dinner | Hyatt Regency Amritsar****

Day 11: Amritsar
Your tour of Amritsar brings you to Jallianwala Bagh, a memorial to the Indians killed by British troops in 1919. You’ll also visit a local bazaar and the Silver Temple. This afternoon, travel to the border town of Wagah to see the changing of the guard, involving both Indian and Pakistani troops. In the evening, visit the Golden Temple, where you’ll visit a community kitchen that feeds thousands of pilgrims.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner | Hyatt Regency Amritsar****

Day 12: Amritsar to Chandigarh
Travel to the city of Chandigarh today, and take a tour to admire its modernist architecture, the Rose Gardens and Sukhana, a popular boating lake with views of the Himalayas.
Breakfast | Taj Chandigarh

Day 13: Chandigarh to Shimla
Board the Kalka-Shimla toy train, part of the World Heritage Mountain Railway. Winding your way up from the plains to the foothills of the Himalayas, you’ll arrive in the city of Shimla.
Breakfast & dinner | Radisson Jass Shimla****

Day 14: Shimla
This morning, visit the Hindu temples of Sankat Mochan and Jakhu before learning about Shimla’s colonial past at the former summer house of the British Viceroy. This is where the Partition Agreement of 1947 was signed. The afternoon is free to continue exploring or to relax at the hotel.
Breakfast & lunch | Radisson Jass Shima****

Day 15: Shimla to Delhi
Drive back to Chandigarh where you’ll board the Shatabdi Express back to Delhi
Breakfast & dinner | The Suryaa New Delhi*****

Day 16: Delhi to UK
Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK. On arrival, Titan Travel’s door to door service will be waiting for you to take you home.
Breakfast

Guided tours of:

  • Old and New Delhi
  • Jaipur
  • Agra
  • Amritsar
  • Chandigarh
  • Shimla

Six train journeys

  • Delhi to Jaipur
  • Jaipur to Sawai Madhopur
  • Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur
  • Delhi to Amritsar
  • Kalka to Shimla
  • Kalka to Delhi

Visits to

  • Amber Fort
  • Taj Mahal
  • Wagah (for changing of the guard ceremony)

Plus

  • Two safaris in Ranthambore National Park
  • Titan Travel’s VIP door-to-door service
  • Services of an expert Titan Travel tour manager
  • Headset system provided on excursion
  • Porterage services included

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