Day 1: New Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, you'll get an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisurely activities such as interacting with the locals, trying out the street food and exploring the nearby surroundings on foot. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: New Delhi
On day 2, you'll take a city tour covering the attractions of Old Delhi and New Delhi. The list of tourist attractions includes Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial, India Gate, Parliament House, Humayun’s Tomb and the complex of Qutab Minar. You'll have a night stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Haridwar
After breakfast, you'll drive to Rishikesh. Check into the hotel. In the evening, you'll assist a spiritual Aarti ceremony which will be held by a Hindu priest on the banks of the holy river Ganges. You'll stay overnight in an ashram.
Day 4: Haridwar
Today you'll wake up early in the morning for a yoga and meditation class in an ashram. You'll have the rest of the day to discover the bazaar, temples and the city. In the evening you'll have some more yoga classes. Stay overnight in an Ashram (or optionally in a hotel).
Day 5: Haridwar
Today the same program - wake up early for some yoga and meditation classes in the ashram. You'll have the rest of the day to discover the bazaar, temples and the city as well as take some more evening yoga classes. Stay overnight in the ashram.
Day 6: Agra
After breakfast, you'll drive towards Agra, the city of world famous monument of love - the Taj Mahal. Check into the hotel. In the afternoon, you'll visit the Red Fort. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 7: Agra
After breakfast, you'll leave for a city tour of Agra, where you'll visit the Agra Fort – a beautiful Mughal architectural masterpiece and the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, commissioned by empress Noor Jehan in memory of her father. In the evening, you'll visit the extremely famous Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was erected by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Then, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 8: Jaipur
After breakfast, you'll depart to Jaipur, where you'll visit the palace of Akbar, which was abandoned by him after 15 years due to political regions. Upon arrival, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. The rest of the day is at your disposal. You can interact with the locals, try out the local delicacies, explore the nearby surroundings on foot etc. Stay overnight in your hotel.
Day 9: Jaipur
Today you'll go on a city tour of Jaipur. You'll begin with a morning excursion to Amber Fort, where you'll enjoy a ride on an elephant’s back up to it's entrance. Once inside the fort, you can explore it's structural elements such as the Sila Devi temple, Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pol etc. After lunch, you'll continue with the city tour covering the City Palace, consisting of spacious courtyards, gardens and other buildings. The next visit will be the Royal Observatory. In the evening, you can collect some souvenirs from the popular local bazaars of Jaipur. Stay overnight at your hotel.
Day 10: End of Itinerary
Today is the last day of the tour, so you'll begin driving back to Delhi. You'll get dropped at Delhi International Airport for departure.