Duration: 2 nights independent tour
Price from: £249pp
Delhi 2 nights
Day 1 Delhi: On arrival at Delhi airport you will be transferred to your hotel. India's capital is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines the ancient with the modern as amidst the spiralling skyscrapers are the remnants of a bygone time. Once you've settled into your hotel the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 Delhi: This morning embark on a city sightseeing tour which begins in New Delhi with a visit to Qutab Minar. Later, visit the Humayun's tomb, a magnificent structure in red sandstone and white marble, which was a precursor to the Taj Mahal. On the way back to the hotel drive past the colonial part of New Delhi called Raisina Hill, passing the Viceroy's House (now the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the residence of the President of India) and Lutyen's magnum opus, the India Gate, a war memorial arch. The afternoon is for you to continue your explorations independently.
Day 3 Delhi: At leisure before you are transferred back to Delhi airport where you tour concludes.
The Claridges - 4*Plus
Built in 1952, The Claridges remains one of New Delhi's most iconic hotels and is a perfect mix of elegance and contemporary luxury. The hotel has exquisitely appointed rooms and suites, an array of celebrated dining options as well as a swimming pool and sundeck. There are plush lawns with private cabanas, perfect for evening drinks or an afternoon cup of tea. Alternatively, escape into the spa, where Ayurvedic traditions and carefully crafted luxury come together to revitalise your body and soul.
Accommodation: In superior rooms at The Claridges which offer air-conditioning, shower, mini bar, safe and balcony.
Meals: Room only.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes return private transfers between the airport and your hotel, 2 nights accommodation and sightseeing as outlined.