Our journey will take us far into foreign lands and the unknown. Contributing to something positive while having fun, your experience will be utterly unforgettable.
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Day 1 – Arriving in Delhi
- After a short introduction, our first stop is India Gate, one of Delhi’s most renowned landmarks and a war memorial to 80,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.
- Time to indulge in some tasty treats served up with a view. Your welcome dinner takes place at one of the premier Sky Bars in the city
Day 2-6 – Travelling to and around Jaipur
- Our day begins with our private coach transfer to Jaipur, the famous Pink city and capital of the region of Rajasthan with a traditional lunch on route.
- After settling into our Heritage Hotel and getting to know the local area it’s time for a traditional dinner served up with entertainment and folk dance.
- Next on our tour we take in the impressive sight of the Janta Mantar observatory. That afternoon and following day we visit a local school just outside Jaipur. During this time, you’re able to provide support to teachers and students, share tips on best health and hygiene practices as well as empowering community change with smaller projects. During your visit you will see where the funds from the tour provide vital job opportunities, building works and hygiene and sanitation facilities.
- Sightseeing time again! We make a stop at the Palace of the Winds and marvel at its honeycombed pink sandstone windows; we then follow it by visiting the Maharaja’s City Palace. Outside of Jaipur before having the afternoon free to explore the city and its bustling markets before a group dinner.
- This morning we excite out tastebuds with a half day cooking class and lunch. In the afternoon we take a closer look at the 16th century Amer Fort, the extravagant residence of the wealthy Rajput Maharajas and their families
- We end our time in Jaipur with a meal at Chokhi Dhani, a mock Rajasthani village where you can witness the ancient tribal dance show. Learn the dance, then recharge with a wonderful Rajasthani Thali meal afterwards.
Day 7-9 – Discover Agra
- On our way to Agra, we stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the ancient capital of the Mughal Empire that was allegedly abandoned due to lack of water in the past.
- The next morning we visit the famous attraction of Agra, The Taj Mahal. After admiring its beauty and learning the true history of this iconic sight we break for lunch. The afternoon takes us to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Agra Fort, a walled city hiding some of India’s finest Mughal buildings. We end the day with dinner from the rooftops with the Taj disappearing into the darkness.
- Day nine gives you the free time to explore Agra, whether it is to re-visit the Taj Mahal, explore the local markets or enjoy the facilities of the hotel. Sunset is enjoyed at the Moonlight Garden, a complex north of Taj-Mahal where we get a glimpse of the celebrated love between Shahjahan and Mumtaz Mahal and can marvel at the beauty of this attraction from across the river. We celebrate our last night in Agra with an authentic dinner.
Day 10-13 – Back to Delhi
- Before our trip back to Delhi, we start the day with a morning yoga class on the rooftop with a striking view of Taj Mahal. (Optional). On arrival back to Delhi we settle into our new hotel, with dinner included at your own leisure.
- The following two days in Delhi, we embark on our last empowering experience in the heart of this heaving city. A guided tour through the slums gives you a glance of India’s sordid underbelly, but also a chance to reach out to someone less fortunate. Here we visit local schools and actively engage with students, supply them with a variety of school materials, give them a hand with cleaning and upkeep of the premises as well as seeing the ongoing change and support the funds from the tours bring. (Exact activities will be determined based on the schools’ needs at the time.)
- The final two days will take us on a tour through some of the most famous sights of Delhi including Qutb Minar, Raj Ghat and Jasma Majid (Old Delhi). Our farewell dinner takes place in the heart of the new city with the chance for those who wish to celebrate the perfect place to do so.
Day 14 – Farewell and departure
- Our tour comes to an end. After breakfast, we head back to the airport and bid farewell – until the next time. For those who have opted for one of our ‘Independent Extensions’ to explore the country further relevant transfers and arrangements will be supported by your Tour Leader.