India is a country like no other. It will stimulate all of your senses with diverse landscapes from palm-fringed beaches to the mighty Himalayas, lush tea plantations to busy cities, and everything in between. Experience India on our exclusive Discover Recover™ holiday and see why each discovery is unique. Watch the sun rise over the majestic Taj Mahal and explore the bustling capital New Delhi, all with the aid of your own tour guide. There is the option of travelling by train, the transport of choice in India, which will give you a real insight into local life. Then recover on one of our wellness holidays in India with four options to choose from. Here you can relax and revitalise with healthy activities including yoga and meditation, alongside holistic Ayurvedic treatments and therapies that are designed to help you unwind and leave you feeling rejuvenated.
We will tailor-make your Discover Recover™ holiday to suit your exact requirements to make this a memorable trip for you.
|3 nights accommodation at our recommended hotels in Delhi and Agra with breakfast
|7+ nights accommodation in India on half or full board depending on your destination
|Return transfers (included, but optional)
|Flights available on request
Choose from a variety of our different excursions and tours to Discover India
To maximise your time we suggest the following 3 night tour with a private car and driver. If you would like to experience a train journey, this can be arranged from Delhi to Agra on day 2.
If you have more time and wish to explore more of this varied country, such as the fabled pink city of Jaipur, the enchanting lakes of Udaipur, or the spiritual waters at Varanasi, a longer itinerary can be arranged.
► Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
When you arrive at New Delhi Airport, you will be met by a driver who will take you to your chosen hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax, explore or just take in a few local sights.
(Overnight in Delhi)
► Day 2: Delhi to Agra
Experience all the sights and sounds of Old and New Delhi on a guided tour through this fascinating city. Visit Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India), the Red Fort, President House, India gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar (the tallest brick minaret in the world) as well as Rajghat: the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Journey to Agra in the afternoon.
(Overnight in Agra)
► Day 3: Agra to Delhi
Enjoy a morning visit to the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, an immense mausoleum of unparalleled splendour and architectural beauty. Journey to the Red Fort, an exquisite example of Mughal architecture, and later proceed to Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted 16th century city constructed by Akbar the Great. Drive to Delhi.
(Overnight in Delhi)
► Day 4: Depart Delhi
Transfer to the airport to continue your Discover Recover at your chosen resort.
► A Healthy Holiday in India
Recover and rejuvenate after your adventures in India with a healthy holiday at one of four destinations to choose from with various wellness programmes. Balance your mind and body with yoga and holistic treatments or detoxify your body using traditional Indian techniques like Ayurveda to leave you feeling rejuvenated. Any one of our luxury wellness holidays in India are sure to give you a sense of refreshment, healthiness and improved well-being. Leave India feeling re-energised and full of memories after your Discover Recover holiday.
For more information, view our wellness holidays in India
(This is our suggestion but nights and tours are flexible. Pricing from above is based on a 10 night stay)
|SHARING FROM Per person, based on two guests booking together and sharing a room (unless otherwise stated)
|SINGLES FROM Per person, based on private single occupancy (unless otherwise stated)
|01 Jan - 31 Dec 2024
|01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024
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Experience the beauty of diversity in this culturally rich and vibrant country. India offers a stunning variety of different landscapes to penetrate the senses. De-stress in the mountainous Himalaya, rejuvenate whilst looking out onto the meandering deltas of the East or find inner peace in lush, cool forests.
Balance your mind, body and soul with personalised yoga; pamper yourself with advanced holistic treatments or detoxify your body using traditional Indian techniques that will leave you feeling more energetic and alive.
Any one of our luxury holidays in India is sure to give you a sensation of refreshment, healthiness and improved well-being
Flights from London to Dehli last around 9 hours. Upon arrival you will take a private transfer to your discover location
Depending on your ‘Recover’ location, the following are your transport options:
Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities in India and home to both the Vana Malsi Estate and Ananda. After a short one hour flight to Dehradun, you will take a private transfer to your recover destination. Vana Malsi Estate is located in the Uttarakhand Province, a short drive from Dehradun and is situated within 21 acres of Sal forest and mango and lychee orchards. Ananda is situated in the town of Narendrangar, and is a 40 minute picturesque drive away from the airport.
Goa, India’s smallest state is home to SwaSwara, located beside a palm-fringed beach near the Goa-Karnataka border. After a 2 and a half hour flight from Delhi you will take a 3 hour private transfer to SwaSwara, allowing you to fully appreciate the unique landscape.
After around a 3 hour plane ride you will arrive in Bangalore, home to Shreya’s retreat, situated in Karnataka. An hour long private transfer will see you travel from the centre of Bangalore to this wellness haven, the journey through the countryside can be beautiful as the route completely misses the city and busy traffic junctions.
Once you have discovered India, now it’s time to recover on our healthy holidays in either Dehradun, Goa or Bangalore. Choose from a variety of Ayurvedic wellness programmes incorporating meditation, yoga, spa, detox and fitness at one of our recommended health retreats.
Ananda in the Himalayas
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