SCHOOL TOUR TO INDIA
Join us on our popular school tour to India. Experience an exciting 12 day school tour filled with cultural activities. Read more or complete the below short form for more information and to personalize the tour to your requirements.
Places you will visit:
- Delhi musical fountain show at Akshardham Temple, Red fort (Lal Qila).
- Agra Taj Mahal – the epitome of love, Agra Fort.
- Jaipur City tour of Jaipur, Mohabbat e Taj show, traditional Rajasthani dinner, elephant ride.
- Udaipur In 1727, founded what is now called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building colour.
- Pushkar (one of the oldest existing cities of India) Guided city tour of main sights including: Ghats of Pushkar, Vishnu Temple, Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, Panch Kund Shiva Temple.
Day 1: Delhi – Johannesburg Delhi, India Evening departure from Johannesburg to Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi This morning you will arrive at Delhi Airport where you will be met by your tour manager who will be with you throughout the tour. From here you will transfer to your hotel accommodation. This evening you will transfer to AkshardhamTemple for a guided tour and see the beautiful sound and light show before you have the rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 3: Delhi – This morning, after breakfast at your hotel you will explore more of Delhi and enjoy a guided Delhi city tour covering all the major monuments.
Some of the sights covered:
- India Gate
- Indira Gandhi Memorial
- Teen Murti (Nehru Museum)
- Lotus Temple
- Birla Mandir
- Qutub Minar
In the afternoon you will transfer to one of the shopping malls where you will also have dinner before you return to your hotel.
Day 4: Delhi – Agra This morning, after breakfast at your hotel, you will transfer to the city of Agra. On arrival in Agra you will be checked into your accommodation and have the afternoon to explore your surroundings at leisure. This evening you will enjoy a cultural experience at the Mohabbat e Taj Show which is a cultural dance and music show including dinner.
Day 5: Agra After breakfast, you will set out to visit one of the most iconic monuments of the World – THE TAJ MAHAL – epitome of love. We will also visit the Agra Fort & the tomb of Itmadullah. You will spend the remainder of the day at leisure and overnight atAgra.
Day 6: Agra – Jaipur After breakfast we will drive west towards for the beautiful pink city of Jaipur, painted pink (which the Rajputs considered a colour of hospitality and ceremony) in honor of the visit of Prince Albert in 1876.
Day 7: Jaipur This morning, after breakfast at your hotel, you will have a guided city tour of Jaipur, including a visit to the Amber fort – which you will climb on an elephant’s back. The main attractions for today will be the Sukh Mandir (Temple of Contentment – an aptly named pleasure chamber, cooled by a stunning water cascade) and the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror palace). You will also stop to see some of the architectural marvels of Jaipur like the Palace of wind, Jantar Mantar (the observatory) and the city palace complex. The evening is free for shopping in the colourful bazaars of Jaipur. Enjoy dinner at hotel.
Day 8: Jaipur – Udaipur This morning, after breakfast, you will transfer to Udaipur. On arrival in Udaipur you will be taken to your accommodation and have the remainder of the day to explore your surroundings on foot.
Day 9: Udaipur Today, after breakfast at your accommodation, you will be taken on a full day guided city tour of Udaipur including the main sights such as:
- City Palace
- Lake Pichola
- Monsoon Palace
- Jagdish Temple
Transfer back to your accommodation for dinner.
Day 10: Udaipur – Pushkar
This morning after breakfast you will transfer to Pushkar. On arrival in Pushkar you will be taken on a guided city tour of the main sights including;
- Ghats of Pushkar
- Vishnu Temple
- Brahma Temple
- Pushkar Lake
- Panch Kund Shiva Temple
Transfer to your accommodation for the evening.
Day11: Jaipur/Delhi This morning after breakfast you will transfer to the airport for your flight back to South Africa either from New Delhi or Jaipur. Touch down back home, in South Africa, after an incredible tour to India – exhausted, though utterly inspired.
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