DREAMS OF INDIA AND DUBAI

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Dubai

Overview

TOUR CODE: INDDXB

Trip Type: Semi-Independent Journey

One of the oldest cities in the world, Delhi, the capital of India, is now a seamless blend of old and new worlds that makes it a fascinating place for exploration. Explore the rich culture and historical landmarks of India and the United Arab Emirates on this nine-day tour that takes you through the best of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Dubai. Uncover the passionate love story behind the construction of the Taj Mahal and explore the magnificent monuments, imposing forts, and palaces in Delhi. Visit the vibrant city of Jaipur, ascend on an elephant ride to the Amber Fort, and explore the area’s beautiful surroundings. Our journey ends in Dubai, a spectacular cosmopolitan city noted for its unique attractions.

What’s Included

  • Internal airfare from Delhi to Dubai
  • 2 nights in a Superior Charm room at Vivanta Surajkund, NCR Delhi
  • 1 night in a Superior City View room at Tajview Hotel Agra
  • 2 nights in a Deluxe Garden View room at Trident Hotel Jaipur
  • 3 nights in a Grand room at Grand Hyatt Dubai
  • Daily breakfast
  • Transfers and sightseeing tours as specified in the itinerary
  • Hotel taxes and service charge

Itinerary

DAY 01

ARRIVE IN NEW DELHI

We arrive in New Delhi, India’s capital city, and transfer to our hotel.

DAY 02

DELHI (B)

Delhi is one of the best examples in the world where ‘old meets new.’ We set out to discover Old Delhi. Our first stop is the 16th-century marble Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque. Then, hop on a rickshaw ride through the most famous and historic street of Delhi and the colorful Chandni Chowk Market. We continue to Humayun’s Tomb, a beautiful example of early Mughal architecture, and pass by Indi Gate, an archway honoring the 70,000 Indian soldiers fighting for the British Army during World War I. Stop at Qutab Minar, the five-storied victory tower, to signify the beginning of the Muslim rule in India by the first Muslim ruler, Qutab-ud-din Aibak.

DAY 03

DELHI/AGRA (B)

We depart today for Agra. This afternoon we see the impressive halls and palaces at the imposing Agra Fort.

DAY 04

AGRA/JAIPUR (B) 

This morning we visit the Taj Mahal, the magnificent tomb built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz. En route to Jaipur, we visit Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted red sandstone city and one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor.

DAY 05

JAIPUR (B)

Today, our first stop is the magnificent hilltop Amber Fort, a remarkable example of Rajput-Mughal architecture. Then, take a guided tour of the City Palace Museum, housing the exquisite art collections of the Maharajahs of Jaipur. Continue to Hawa Mahal, constructed for the court harem to peer through the lacy grillwork covering the windows at the processions and street life below. Visit the adjoining Jantar Mantar, an open-air observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh ll in the 18th century. Later we see local life up close as we explore an outdoor market and experience the Heena Tattoo Painting.

DAY 06

JAIPUR/DELHI/DUBAI (B)

We depart by coach this morning for Delhi, where we board our flight to Dubai, a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates.

DAY 07

DUBAI CITY TOUR (B)

Dubai is a city of ages that rises out of the desert and crowns the Gulf Coast with its presence. Our tour starts with a magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing by the heritage area of Bastakiya, with its charming wind-towered houses built by wealthy merchants. Then we take a water taxi across the creek to the renowned spice markets and Gold Souk. You will then move on to the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, where the Dubai Museum holds precious archives of the city’s past, as well as chronicles of its developing stages. The remainder of the day and evening is free for independent exploration.

 

Optional Experience (Minimum of two participants)
Heritage Dinner Safari Tour: +$169 per person, shared.
This tour is an authentic Middle Eastern experience. Discover the ancient charm and magic of the desert. Our adventure begins as your driver takes you up and down the golden sands of Arabia before stopping on the highest dune, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view. Here you can experience the thrill of sandboarding down the dunes. Return to our 4×4 vehicle, heading to an authentic Bedouin campsite. Take a camel ride and travel as the ancients did in the past. Return to the camp and dine on a delicious barbeque dinner as the stars come out and an enchanting belly dancer performs a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Complete the experience with your very own shisha pipe, available in many aromatic flavors, before heading back to your hotel.

Take a step back in time and experience Dubai as it was 50 years ago. Your professional guide will escort you on a fascinating journey in a classic 1950s Land Rover. No other vehicle offers a more authentic desert experience as you drive through the pristine Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, taking in the local exotic wildlife. As the sun goes down, watch a falcon soar around you. Lit with traditional lamps, we welcome you to the Bedouin royal desert retreat. You will be immersed in local culture as you enjoy local dance, music, henna tattoos, and experience the art of traditional Arabic coffee and bread making. History comes to life in this once-in-a-lifetime heritage experience, as you enjoy a sumptuous dinner under the stars.

 

Desert Safari with BBQ dinner: +$89 per person, shared.
This tour is an authentic Middle Eastern experience. Discover the ancient charm and magic of the desert. Our adventure begins as your driver takes you up and down the golden sands of Arabia before stopping on the highest dune, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view. Here you can experience the thrill of sandboarding down the dunes. Return to our 4×4 vehicle, heading to an authentic Bedouin campsite. Take a camel ride and travel as the ancients did in the past. Return to the camp and dine on a delicious barbeque dinner as the stars come out and an enchanting belly dancer performs a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Complete the experience with your very own shisha pipe, available in many aromatic flavors, before heading back to your hotel.

DAY 08

DUBAI  (B)

Today is free at leisure.

 

Optional Experience (Minimum of two participants)
Full-day Abu Dhabi City Tour with lunch: Shared $124 per person, Tuesdays & Saturdays only / Private $375 per person, daily.
After breakfast, we set out to discover Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and one of the world’s largest oil producers. We take a photo stop at Yas Island, the city’s entertainment epicenter. Drive by the palm-fringed Corniche and opulent Emirates Palace Hotel before visiting the Heritage Village, specially designed by late HH Sheikh Zayed Ben Sultan al Nahyan, as a reminder of the past for the younger generation. Then, we visit the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a palatial architectural wonder of one of the world’s largest mosques.

DAY 09

DUBAI DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and transfer to Dubai International airport for your departure flight.

Meals: B= Breakfast

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Dates and Prices

Per person, based on double occupancy

    2022Land OnlySolo Traveler Supplement
    Apr 19 - Sep 17$1,699$1,299
    Sep 18 - Dec 10$2,199$2,098
    2023
    Jan 11 - Apr 15$2,299$2,098
    Apr 16 - Sep 20$2,099$1,998
    Sep 21 - Dec 10$2,299$2,098
    Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. This is a land-only package without international airfares. Price includes internal airfare from Delhi to Dubai. *Please be aware that a ‘Tourism Dirham (TD) fee of approximately AED 20 (approx. US$6) per bedroom, per night, will be charged to your room bill and payable to the hotel upon check out in Dubai. (LO/031522/C-10)

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