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Family India Tour

India, Asia

from $4,134* per person 14 Days Year-round
Comfort accommodations Exertion level: 3
Operator: Greaves India 12 people max
  • Indira gandhi international airport, new delhi, delhi, india
  • Family & Friends trips
This experiential tour by Greaves combines a fun-filled journey with a historical introduction to India. Multi-generational family travellers begin in India’s capital city of Delhi, and then travel to the enchanting Taj Mahal. Experience traditional Village Festivals in Jaipur before exploring the Himalayan town of Shimla for gentle walks through some of the world’s most spectacular beauty. Meet other families or travel exclusively with your own, while indulging in luxurious Oberoi accommodations replete with lavish swimming pools and spas.

Locations visited/nearby

India, Asia

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3 testimonials about the provider, Greaves India:

  • Reviewer:
    I was in India as your client through Gail Rosenberg ( Largay Travel ) in March.
    I would be remiss if I did not write and tell you how impressed we were every day of our trip with your guides, drivers and representatives! There was not one misstep during our wonderful trip to India…Infact, we have become, one of many I am sure, your best PR people for Greaves!
    All of the people we met through your company were friendly, courteous, knowledgeable and willing to do anything that would make our trip even more enjoyable!
    We loved all of our accommodations and tours.
    Thank you for a wonderful and memorable trip…..we look forward to returning and visiting new sights and sounds of India!
    5
  • Reviewer:
    Greaves Travel under the brilliant leadership of Mala Tandan of Greaves in India, has ensured that British Museum traveling in India is perfectly organised in every detail. The staff are unfailingly efficient and thoughtful and plan for every eventuality. We cannot recommend Greaves Travel more highly.
    5
  • Reviewer:
    I wanted to take the time to thank you for all the hard work you put in to arrange a magical honeymoon for Gayle and I. We had a ball. All the transfers worked like clockwork, the hotels were great and the route planning excellent.

    We will be back.
    5

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Special information

  • This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
  • Family oriented trip.

Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival stay at The Oberoi Hotel.

DAY 2 DELHI
Morning at leisure to enjoy your holiday. Afternoon meet fellow travelers and explore New Delhi, followed by a festive welcome Indian dinner.

DAY 3 DELHI
Morning witness Changing of the Guards ceremony. Afternoon rickshaw ride to see the sights of Old Delhi and then time for shopping or spa.

DAY 4 DELHI – AGRA
Morning travel by road to Agra, arriving the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel for a 2 nights stay. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy time in the pool or perhaps a spa at the hotel. Sunset visit to the enchanting Taj Mahal monument.

DAY 5 AGRA
Return to the Taj Mahal at sunrise, then explore the halls and palaces of Agra Fort. Spend the afternoon at India’s first Bear Rescue Sanctuary.

DAY 6 AGRA – FATEHPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR
Morning travel by road to Jaipur via one of India’s most glorious sites; the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive Jaipur for a 3 nights stay at Oberoi Rajvilas Hotel.

DAY 7 JAIPUR
Begin the day ascending to the hilltop Amber Fort on elephant back. Return to the hotel for lunch and afternoon at leisure. Evening village festival to enjoy various Indian cultural activities; camel ride through villages, henna painting, turban and sari tying, sitar lessons, followed by a celebratory dinner.
          DAY 8 JAIPUR
Morning explore Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. See the City Palace and the Observatory.

DAY 9 JAIPUR – DELHI
Return to Delhi. Overnight at The Trident, Gurgaon, and evening at leisure.

DAY 10 DELHI – CHANDIGARH – SHIMLA
A mid-day flight arrives Chandigarh, and then onward to Shimla, the summer capital of the British Raj. Spend 3 nights at the Oberoi Cecil Hotel.

DAY 11 SHIMLA
Visit ‘The Peak’ for a picnic lunch. The Peak is a quaint colonial bungalow on a hilltop that commands magnificent views of the surrounding countryside of Indian hills. After lunch, return to Shimla, touring this fairy-tale like town. A gentle climb up to Jakhoo hill offers panoramic views of Shimla.

DAY 12 SHIMLA – KANDAGHAT – SHIMLA
Board the Himalayan Queen Express Toy Train for a two-hour journey through the spectacular beauty of the Indian Himalayas. Rest of day at leisure to enjoy the pool, games and spa of the hotel. This evening toast ‘farewell’ with fellow travellers over a festive Farewell Dinner.

DAY 13 SHIMLA – CHANDIGARH – DELHI
Travel to Chandigarh by road, then fly to Delhi for an afternoon at leisure in the Trident, Gurgaon.

DAY 14 DEPART DELHI
Travellers returning home transfer early morning to the airport. Those continuing their adventure fly to Udaipur.

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