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  • Ranthambore

    Samode

    Delhi

    Agra

    Jaipur

    Experience the grandeur of the Taj Mahal and

    the Amber Fort, visit majestic Mughal gardens,

    search for tigers and stay in royal style.

    TOUR LEADER PETER WHITEHEAD

    Peter is well-known to Sydney gardeners for the 27 years he spent handing out advice and great plants at his nursery Rast Bros in Turramurra. More recently Peter has been leading tours for us, with his wife Hilary.

    + See the architectural treasures of the Taj Mahal and Amber Fort

    + Unpack and make yourself at home in luxurious former palaces

    + Spot monkey, black buck and the elusive tiger on safari in Ranthambore National Park

    + Take a deep breath in Khari Baoli, Asia’s largest spice market

    + Shop in thrilling bazaars

    + Enjoy the serenity of great Mughal gardens

    + Travel in safety and comfort. Relax – we’ll take care of everything!

    For a detailed itinerary, please visit : www.rosstours.com

    Let us take you to the most beautiful places in the world.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    India has cast its spell on Peter Whitehead and he can’t wait to share his discoveries with you. He has puzzled over how to fit India’s best into just 16 days, while giving you time to shop, to relax and to enjoy the truly extraordinary hotels he has chosen. I think his itinerary is a real winner. I’m sure you’ll love it!

    Graham Ross, founder of Ross Garden Tours

    GARDENS OF

    NORTH INDIA

    INDIA

    17 FEBRUARY – 5 MARCH 2015

    TO BOOK PLEASE CONTACT ROYCE OR ROSLYN

    Visit our website www.rosstours.com

    travel@rosstours.com1300 233 200

  • DAY 10 THU 26 FEB JAIPUR

    The hilltop Amber Fort is our first stop for a glimpse of Mughal luxury, circa 1592. We’ve found some great shopping in Jaipur and there’s plenty of time to indulge this afternoon.

    DAY 11 FRI 27 FEB JAIPUR

    Two exquisite Mughal gardens today then a private elephant safari through the sleepy countryside before dinner at a country farm of a renowned Jaipur family.

    DAY 12 SAT 28 FEB JAIPUR TO SAMODE

    You’ll fancy you’ve landed in a film set as we check in to Samode Palace, our home for the next two days. This palace, set in a deep gully surrounded by dramatic hills, was the setting for scenes in the film ‘The Far Pavillions’.

    DAY 13 SUN 1 MAR SAMODE

    We’ll take a jeep safari this morning through the villages and farmlands around Samode to see Indian rural life up close. Lunch today in a glorious Mughal gardens then head back to enjoy the evening at Samode Palace

    DAY 14 MON 2 MAR SAMODE TO DELHI

    This morning travel back to Delhi. We have free time today to relax and enjoy Delhi.

    DAY 15 TUE 3 MAR DELHI

    Hauz Khas ‘The Royal Tank’ is first this morning, referring to the large water reservoir built in 13th C. Next Dilli Haat will excite as we wonder at the open handicraft bazaar and food plaza for last minute shopping.

    DAY 16 WED 4 MAR DELHI - HOME

    Visit the treasures of the National Museum this morning, the largest in India. The rest of the day will be at leisure. Late check out included until 6pm. Depart Delhi for the flight home.

    DAY 17 THU 5 MAR ARRIVE SYDNEY

    Welcome home.

    ITINERARY TOUR DETAILS

    + OUR TOUR INCLUDES

    ° Return economy flights (including taxes) from Sydney / Delhi /

    Sydney with Singapore Airlines

    ° Luxury accommodation for 15 nights in Hotel Imperial, Delhi; ITC

    Mughal, Agra; Nahargarth, Ranthambore; Taj Rambagh Palace,

    Jaipur; and Samode Palace, Samode

    ° Western food options available

    ° Breakfast daily, 9 lunches and 5 dinners

    ° Air-conditioned coach throughout the tour

    ° Guided tours of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Ranthambore National Park

    ° Entrance fees to all gardens and sightseeing including

    Humayuns Tomb Garden, Lodi Gardens, India Gate, Raj Ghat,

    Raj Path, Mahtab Bagh, Itimad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb Garden, Taj

    Mahal, Agra Fort, Kanak Ghati Gardens, Royal Palace Gardens,

    Udaipur City Palace, Amber Palace, Hauz Khas Village

    ° Fully escorted by Peter Whitehead

    ° Ross Garden Tours travel wallet and travel bag

    + OUR TOUR COSTS

    Twin Share per person , land only $7,995 Twin Share per person, including airfares $9,795 Single Supplement $3,295

    + DISCOUNTS

    Early Bird $300 (pay in full before 15 October 2014) Previous Traveller $100 Garden Clinic Member $50

    DAY 1 TUE 17 FEB SYDNEY TO DELHI

    Your tour leader will meet you at Sydney airport for your flight to New Delhi. We’re based at the Hotel Imperial Delhi, winner of ‘Best Luxury Hotel in India’.

    DAY 2 WED 18 FEB DELHI

    Visit the site of the first Muslim kingdom in northern India. Then the tomb of Humayun which inspired the design of the Taj Mahal.

    DAY 3 THU 19 FEB DELHI

    Today we’ll immerse ourselves in the frenetic pace of Meena Bazaar and Chandni Chowk. Take a rickshaw ride through the old city to the Red Fort.

    DAY 4 FRI 20 FEB DELHI

    We’ll tour New Delhi this morning, including the area designed by Edward Lutyens. Birla House this afternoon where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated.

    DAY 5 SAT 21 FEB DELHI TO AGRA

    We head for Agra along the Grand

    Trunk Road to stay 2 nights at the ITC Mughal. Late afternoon visit the tomb of I’timãd-ud-Daulah, known as the ‘Baby Taj’ and Mughal gardens on the banks of the Yamuna River.

    DAY 6 SUN 22 FEB AGRA

    A day to remember as we rise early to see the Taj Mahal; from sunrise pinks to sunset golds as colours change through the day.

    DAY 7 MON 23 FEB AGRA TO RANTHAMBORE

    Keep the camera ready for the magnificent red sandstone buildings that is Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch at Chandra Mahal Haveli and take the afternoon train to Ranthambore for 2 nights at Fort Nahargarth.

    DAY 8 TUE 24 FEB RANTHAMBORE

    We’re off on a safari to Ranthambore National Park; fingers crossed for tiger spotting.

    DAY 9 WED 25 FEB RANTHAMBORE - JAIPUR

    Travel to Jaipur for 3 nights in the magnificent Taj Rambagh Palace set in 47 acres of gardens, fountains and strutting peacocks.

    All prices in Australian Dollars. All air taxes as at 1 July 2014. Price based on minimum 15 passengers. Departure ex Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane. Price from other Australian ports and New Zealand available on application. Group meals do not include beverages. Please refer to Ross Garden Tours standard terms & conditions. Ask us about other sightseeing and travel arrangements including pre and post tour accommodation, transfers, stopovers and other tours.