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Discover India

Home to opulent palaces, ancient walled cities and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, India has long enchanted travellers from far and wide. A melting pot of cultures, India is a country unlike anywhere else. On tour of India, students will step back in time as they discover one of the oldest civilizations in the world, uncovering its turbulent history while immersing themselves in a culture like no other.

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8 Days
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Australia - India
  • On the move Board your flight to Delhi, India
Day 2 Delhi
  • City Walls Explore the highlights of the walled city of Old Delhi including the Red Fort, an impressive display of architecture with Persian, European and Indian influence
  • Raj Ghat See the eternal flame burning at the Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi
  • National Museum of New Delhi Uncover 5000 years of Indian history and learn about the culture at the National Museum in New Delhi
  • Qutab Minar Witness a prominent example of Indo-Islamic architecture with an afternoon visit to the Qutab Minar
  • Lotus Temple Next see the Bahai House of Worship, or the Lotus Temple, named for its architectural style inspired by the lotus flower
Day 3 Jaipur
  • On the move Make your way to Jaipur, the capital and largest city in Rajasthan
Day 4 Jaipur
  • City Palace Discover City Palace in Jaipur, a striking complex containing various buildings, courtyards and gardens. The palace was built for Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh who became ruler of Jaipur at the young age of eleven
  • Weaving Demonstration Learn about the rich Indian history of carpet weaving and block printing during a demonstration this afternoon
  • Village Dining Later this evening, enjoy dinner and music at an ethnic village resort
Day 5 Rajasthan
  • Amber Fort Adventure Ride an elephant or in a jeep up to Amber Fort, an ancient citadel. See a demonstration of gem cutting and polishing
Day 6 Agra
  • Empire Capital Visit Fatehpur Sikri, once the political capital of Indias Mughal Empire
  • Taj Mahal Explore the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, a striking white marble and tile mausoleum constructed in memory of Emperor Shah Jahans favorite wife. The Taj is regarded as the greatest example of Mughal architecture, combining Persian, Turkish, Indian and Islamic design elements
  • Evening Show See the Light and Sound show in Agra
Day 7 Agra
  • Historical Exploration See the red sandstone Tomb of Akbar the Great, and Itimad-ud-Daula's Tomb, often referred to as the baby Taj
  • Final dinner Enjoy a farewell dinner this evening
Day 8 India - Australia
  • Departure Bid farewell to India as you board your flight back to Australia

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