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Rail journeys Ancient sites Your tour includes · VIP door-to-door travel service ­ please call for details · 14 nights in hotels, 1 in flight · 28 meals: 14 breakfasts and 14 dinners Excursions and visits · Walking tour of Old Delhi · Coach tour of New Delhi · Attend an Aarti Ceremony · Dine at a private Haveli · Morning cruise past Varanasi's ghats · Visit the Amber Fort · Visit to the stepwell of Chand Baori · See the Taj Mahal at sunrise · Visit to Agra Fort · Four train journeys · City tour of Bhopal · Visit to the Buddhist monuments of Sanchi · Visit to the archaeological site of Bhimbetka · See the Western Group of temples at Khajuraho · Visit the medieval town of Orchha · An hour-long boat safari in the National Chambal Sanctuary · Visit Gwalior Fort · Visit seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites Plus all this... · Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ · Return flights and transfers · Saga tour manager · Porterage at all hotels · Tourist visa**. Jaipur's Amber Fort Be bowled over by Khajuraho The magnificent hilltop Gwalior Fort dancers and figures carrying out everyday actions, to animals, deities and the erotic. B, D. Day 13: Khajuraho-Dholpur. Head for Dholpur, pausing to visit the medieval town of Orchha en route. At Jhansi, board the Taj Express to Dholpur, where you'll stay for two nights. B, D Day 14: Dholpur. This morning look forward to an hour-long boat safari in the National Chambal Sanctuary, a protected area home to endangered species including the Gharial crocodile, plus some 300 species of birds. Later, perhaps join an optional jeep safari. B, D Day 15: Dholpur-Gwalior-Delhi Travel to Gwalior and visit the magnificent hilltop Gwalior fort, with its citadel of palaces, temples and gateways. Afterwards, transfer by express train to Delhi, where you stay overnight. B, D Day 16: Delhi-UK After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B Accommodation.... Suryaa Hotel (5*), Delhi · Radisson Blu (4*), Varanasi, Sarovar Premiere (4*), Jaipur · Taj Gateway Hotel (4*), Agra · Jehan Numa Palace Hotel (5*), Bhopal · Raj Niwas Palace (3*), Dholpur · Pride Plaza Delhi (5*), Delhi **Tourist visa for full British citizens resident in the UK. See the Essential Information for details. SAVE up to £100 per person on selected departures Prices from: Feb 5, 2020 2649 Oct 7 2599 2499 Nov 18 2599 2499 Rooms for sole occupancy from £3148 Mystical India. Holiday code: IN523. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 235 for details. Sanchi and Bhimbetka The city of Bhopal is home to the one of the country's largest mosques ­ the Taj-ul-Majid, and the monolithic 11th century temple of Bhojpur. It's also a starting point for visiting two stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites... The Buddhist monuments at Sanchi comprise the world's oldest Buddhist sanctuary. Constructed between 100-200 BC, its sacred spaces include a breathtaking Stupa, sublime carvings, temples and the remains of a monastery. At Bhimbetka at the foot of the Vindhyan Mountains, step back even further in time to the Middle Stone Age (Mesolithic). Here rock shelters ­ undiscovered until 1957 ­ are home to one of India's largest centres of prehistoric art, with paintings depicting animals, riders and hunters, offering a unique picture of the past. Getting You There Prices are based on Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow. Please enquire for regional flights and alternative airline options. · Fly in style ­ ask about our great value cabin upgrades · Remember, wherever you are in the UK, our VIP travel service means we will get you to the airport for no extra cost! To book, please visit your Travel Agent 93