Historic Sites + Real Cultural Engagement

+ Encounter India’s rich multi-cultural diversity at Delhi’s largest Sikh temple, rarely visited by other travelers.
+ Few visitors go, but we take you across the river for a magical view of the Taj Mahal at sunset
+ Venture off the beaten path to a Rajasthani village to behold an ancient, elaborately carved step well.
Ascend to the Amber Fort and tour this imposing landmark, testament to the glory of an ancient kingdom. 
+ Witness Aarti, an ancient Hindu ritual of light and devotion.
Dinner with a Jaipur family promises lively conversation and insight into life and culture.
+ Includes 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites c
  • Day 1 - Welcome to Delhi

    On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the deluxe Le Meridien.
  • Day 2 - Delhi... Old + New

    Drive along the Rajpath to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Explore Old Delhi by pedicab and browse in the Spice Market. In New Delhi, drive past the India Gate and learn about the city’s diversity at Bangla Sahib, Delhi’s largest Sikh Temple. At Qutab Minar c, you’ll discover the tallest brick minaret in the world – a graceful fluted tower built in the 14th century. Tonight, enjoy an a la carte dinner with wine. meals b+d
  • Day 3 - Agra + The Taj Mahal

    Travel to Agra and check in to the Trident Hotel. Then tour the mighty Agra Fort c, a stunning example of Indo-Persian design. This evening, we take you across the river to Mehtab Bagh, a Mughal garden that offers magical views of the Taj Mahal in the golden light of sunset. meals b+d
  • Day 4 - Onward to Ranthambore

    Arise early to visit the Taj Mahal c as the sun casts its first light upon the iridescent white marble of this famed monument to love. After breakfast and a leisurely morning, we’ll take you to the station to board the express train for Bharatpur. On arrival, we’ll take you to the Vivanta by Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge. meals b+d
  • Day 5 - On Safari at Ranthambore

    Most travelers visit the reserve in a canter, a bus that seats up to 20 people. But our morning and afternoon safari drives find you in open-air 6-passenger jeeps with an expert naturalist guide. They’re faster and more maneuverable than the canter, and promise a better chance of encountering the magnificent Bengal Tiger as well as other Ranthambore residents like sloths, bears and hyenas. meals b+l+d
  • Day 6 - Travel to Jaipur

    The morning is yours to enjoy the historic ambience and lush landscaped grounds of our lodge. After lunch, you’ll embark an overland journey through the timeless landscapes of the Rajasthani countryside. On arrival in Jaipur, India’s fabled Pink City, check in to the ITC Rajputana. meals b+l
  • Day 7 - Jaipur – India’s Pink City

    Tour the Amber Fort c with its palaces and gardens – and the magical Chamber of Mirrors. Behold the latticed facade of the Palace of Winds and tour the City Palace Museum with its superb collection of miniature paintings and royal costumes. At Jantar Mantar c, marvel at centuries-old stone instruments that can predict eclipses and track the movements of the stars and planets. End your sightseeing in one of the city’s colorful bazaars and dine tonight in the inviting home of a Jaipur family. meals b+d
  • Day 8 - Return to Delhi

    After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport in Delhi for your onward flight. meals b

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  • Le Meridien Delhi, India

    Located next to Delhi’s fashionable shopping and cultural center, Le Meridien Hotel has all the comforts of the modern world at guests’ fingertips. The 355 guest rooms have a view, air-conditioning, TV, radio, minibar, and telephone. Additional amenities include the health and fitness center, swimming pool, and restaurant.

  • ITC Rajputana – Jaipur, India

    This Luxury Collection Hotel enjoys a wonderful setting close to the historic heart of India’s fabled Pink City. Designed to evoke the Mughal gardens and indigenous architecture of the region, our elegant 5-star retreat features a traditional redbrick façade, gleaming white marble interiors, secluded courtyards and graceful lattice work. Spacious air-conditioned guestrooms feature an in-room coffee + tea maker, minibar, electronic safe, spa-quality bath amenities, and a deep soaking tub with rainforest shower. For your onsite dining pleasure, the ITC Rajputana offers buffet and a la carte dining featuring a fine selection of Indian specialties and international cuisine.

  • Trident Hotel - Agra, India

    In homage to Agra’s Mughal era, our 5-star hotel is built of local red sandstone amidst landscaped gardens and fountains.

  • Vivanta by Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge - Ranthambore, India

    Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge, the beautiful hunting lodge statically located just near the Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary. The hotel covers an area of 12 acres which includes lush green lawns and beautiful gardens and the cottages. Taj Swai Madhopur Lodge is has total 29 elegantly appointed guestrooms that embody rustic style and comfort. The lodge has a multi-cuisine restaurant, internet access and currency exchange.

Our Original Journey Value

+ Extensive sightseeing with never more than 16 guests including all entry fees
+ 14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 4 a la carte dinners with wine and beer - plus dinner with a family in Jaipur
+ 7 nights in our deluxe hotels
+ All on-tour transportation and airport transfers with on-coach WiFi
+ Luggage handling, and all hotel taxes and service charges
+ Gratuities for all waitstaff and porters

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Arrive Delhi - Per Person Double

Dates   Our Terrific Hotels
Departure Return   Regular Deal
4/8/2019
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4/15/2019 $3399 $3099
 
9/30/2019
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10/7/2019 $3399 $3099
 
10/14/2019
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10/21/2019 $3399 $3099
 
1/27/2020
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2/17/2020
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2/24/2020 $3399 $3099
 
3/23/2020
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4/20/2020
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4/27/2020 $3399 $3099
 

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  • Travel is one of life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216
  • Save $600 per couple + $300 solo on all of our Small Group, Small Ship and Private Journeys when you pay-in-full at time of booking.

If you prefer, we can confirm one of our experiences female guides for women traveling on our private journeys.

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Our Private Sampler Value

  • Extensive Private sightseeing including all entry fees
  • 11  meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
  • 7 nights accommodation in our carefully selected superior first class hotels
  • All on-tour transportation, luggage handling, and all hotel taxes & service charges
  • JourneyAssist, our toll-free 24/7 emergency on-tour assistance

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Travel Any Day - Per Person Double

Dates   Le Meridien
Departure Return   Regular Deal
1/11/2019 4/15/2019 $3999 $3699
 
4/16/2019 9/30/2019 $3599 $3299
 
10/1/2019 12/20/2019 $3999 $3699
 
1/6/2020 5/10/2020 $3999 $3699
 

Select all Deals that apply for best available price.

  • Travel is one of life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216
  • Save $600 per couple + $300 solo on all of our Small Group, Small Ship and Private Journeys when you pay-in-full at time of booking.

Extend Your Trip

  • Travel on to Kathmandu

    4 days from $999

    Enhance your trip to India with the captivating ancient traditions of Nepal. Our perfectly-planned stay in Kathmandu includes the historic highlights of the city and the captivating beauty and enduring traditions of the Kathmandu Valley.

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Private Tour Add-Ons

  • Varanasi

    3 day Freestyle Touring

    Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package features your choice of city-center hotel, daily breakfast, private airport transfers and in-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide.

  • Mumbai (Bombay)

    3 Day FreeStyle Travel

    Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package includes 2 nights hotel, daily breakfast, private airport transfers and sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide.

  • Kathmandu

    4 Day FreeStyle Travel

    Our 4-day FreeStyle Travel package includes a choice of fine hotels, daily breakfast, extensive sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide and chauffeured airport transfers.

Trip Reviews

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(51 Traveler Reviews)

  • Glenn from PA gives this tour 

    My wife and I visited India and had a wonderful time. Our guide, Sandip Singh, is from Delhi and was outstanding. He communicated very well and provided excellent history lessons. He was quick to accommodate any need that arose among our group of 6. We loved seeing the Taj Mahal up close, and we toured the Amber Fort, the Jaipur City Palace, and various craftsmen and craftswomen. Loved the hotels and meals.


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    Date Traveled: 3/25/2019

  • Roberto from FL gives this tour 

    Excellent overall experience. Fell in love with the people and the culture.


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  • Florence from PA gives this tour 

    Let me begin by saying I have traveled throughout the world and visited five of the seven Continents. However, I have never been prompted to write a trip review. My motivation this time stems from the excellent Tour Guide Alexander and Roberts assigned to our travel group, when we visited India, a few weeks ago. Our Tour Guide was a young man named Sandeep. It's important to mention, I traveled to India primarily to see the Taj Mahal! And, to be frank about it, I wasn't sure, if anything else about the country would be appealing. But, because of Sandeep's extensive knowledge of the country's history, his professionalism and continual commitment to make our trip to India a memorable one, I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent traveling around India. I was also impressed with his ability to be both patient and attentive to the guests on the tour. An example of this would be, during our travel from Agar to Jaipur, we stopped at the “Chand Baori” the ancient step well. I was truly fascinated with this place, and had more than a few questions related to architectural design of the step well and how it was utilized! The following day, Sandeep presented me with a written summary of the details about the step well, which he thought would supplement the pictures I had taken. I couldn’t believe it, what a nice surprise! Let me end by saying this, I have never traveled on an Alexander and Roberts tour before. However, because of this exceptional experience and our tour guide, I would not hesitate to schedule future trips with your company. When I do, I will be expecting the same incredible service I received from our Indian Guide Sandeep! Please share this review with your office in India. I want the young man to know, how much I appreciate the personal care and service he provide to me and my fellow-travelers.


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    Date Traveled: 3/25/2019

  • Ann-Margaret from CA gives this tour 

    Impressed by the knowledge of our guide, friendliness of our driver and the wonderful accommodations. We were happy with the meal choices and really enjoyed our last dinner with a local family. This dinner was a great compliment through our journey in this beautiful country. This tour made our trip easy and enjoyable.


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  • Cecilia from PA gives this tour 

    I travel on a small group trip to India 10/21-31/2017. Our tour guide was amazing. Sandeep Yadav Singh. He ensured that we got the most out of our vacation. He went above and beyond what he was hired to do. You are fortunate to have him as part of your team!!! As a result I would travel with Alexander & Roberts again.


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