This tour combines the well-known cities of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra with lesser-known but equally attractive places off the beaten track. You stay in some heritage properties which are widely diverse in their architecture, location and atmosphere, but they all offer a unique experience. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the deserts of Rajasthan, this is a remarkable journey that will provide you with a lifetime of memories.
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive in Delhi where you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Haridwar
Take the early morning express train from Delhi to Haridwar where you stay in a beautiful heritage haveli, situated on the banks of the Holy Ganges.
Day 3 - Rishikesh
A short drive takes you to Rishikesh, famous for its ashrams and sadhus.
Day 4 - Rishikesh
Today you can further explore Rishikesh, take an optional white-water trip on the Ganges, or simply relax near the Ganges.
Day 5 - Corbett
Drive to Corbett National Park, India's first National Park and one of its finest. Extending over a tract of 520 sq. km., the sanctuary is endowed with breathtaking natural beauty and an abundance of wildlife including tigers and elephants. The birdlife is especially impressive with over 500 species.
Day 6 - Corbett
Explore Corbett by elephant and jeep safari.
Day 7 - Corbett
Take an excursion into Dhikala, the very heart of Corbett National Park.
Day 8 - Unchagaon
Drive to the early 19th century Fort Unchagaon near Garhmukteshwar. The heritage property offers a host of recreational activities such as horse riding, billiards, squash and badminton. The surrounding areas are very rural and there is a colourful bazaar and an ancient temple nearby.
Day 9 - Agra
Your next stop is Agra, home to possibly the most famous and beautiful building in the world, the Taj Mahal.
Day 10 - Bharatpur
A short drive takes you via the abandoned Moghul capital of Fatehpur Sikri to the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary at Bharapur, one of the world's finest bird sanctuaries.
Day 11 - Jaipur
Continue to the stunning `Pink City' of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. In the afternoon you take an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort.
Day 12 - Jaipur
Enjoy a morning city tour, including the City Palace, the ancient stone observatory and the famous facade of the `Palace of Winds'.
Day 13 - Neemrana
Drive to Neemrana where you stay in the impeccably restored 15th century Neemrana Fort. Located at a lofty height, the fort has dramatic views over the surrounding countryside.
Day 14 - Delhi
Transfer to Delhi airport to connect with your onward travel.