India holds a mystique and allure that has always captivated travellers. With a northern landscape dominated by grasslands, streams and lakes, that are home to a variety of fauna, Newmarket Holidays knows that the area around Delhi is the perfect place for going on safari. Ranthambhore National Park is a flagship of India’s conservation programme and home to endangered Tigers. A Newmarket Holidays tour of this area offers a chance to visit the park and see them firsthand.
As if to emphasise the diversity of India, the same tour also includes a rickshaw ride around Old Delhi. Newmarket Holidays tours provide a knowledgeable tour guide to offer an expert insight into the delights of the vibrant city, and a step back in time to the colonial days of the British Raj, whose impressive buildings dominate New Delhi. Newmarket Holidays customers are then whisked away by a comfortable coach to enjoy the majesty of Jaipur to the west, known as the Pink City.
Newmarket Holidays knows that customers like to experience the exotic, and so have arranged for a visit to the beautiful Fort at Amber, by jeep or the more traditional transport of elephant. A tour of Jaipur, including the ancient astronomical observatory known as Jantar Mantar is exquisitely planned by Newmarket Holidays tour experts. Keen not to miss any of the primary attractions, the Newmarket Holidays tour also includes a visit to the 18th Century Palace of the Winds. Here, Newmarket Holidays holidaymakers can imagine royalty surveying important processions passing by, from the anonymity of the numerous windows and screened balconies.
The Newmarket Holidays tour of northern India continues with a trip to the ancient village of Abhaneri. Newmarket Holidays travellers can see for themselves the amazing Chand Baori, a perfectly preserved example of a step-well. These innovative constructions are designed to facilitate the drawing of water from the ground, and are unique to India. Whilst in Abhaneri, Newmarket Holidays customers can also visit the graceful temple built to honour Harshat Mata, the Goddess of Joy and Happiness. Accommodation in a comfortable, yet rustic lodge allows Newmarket Holidays customers to experience more of the real India, and a chance to sit back and enjoy a cookery demonstration from an Indian Chef.
Saving the best until last, the Newmarket Holidays tour visits Agra, the famous City of Love and home to the incomparable Taj Mahal. Newmarket Holidays customers can wander among the royal pavilions and courtyards of the glorious Agra Fort before getting a first glimpse of the awe-inspiring beauty of the Taj Mahal itself towards sunset. A return visit to the Taj Mahal by horse-drawn carriage at sunrise the following day is a magical and fitting end to this experience-rich Newmarket Holidays tour.