The India Experience
Jaipur + Agra + Delhi
There aren’t many places in the world where you can experience a perfect blend of luxury and adventure.
Join us on our 7-day trip to India, where we’ll take you on a remarkable journey through this captivating country. From luxurious accommodations to thrilling explorations, this trip will immerse you in the vibrant culture and breathtaking beauty of India. Indulge in the flavors of authentic Indian cuisine, marvel at ancient temples, and wander through picturesque landscapes. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in India with us!
Can you hear it? The sounds of India’s rich heritage, the vibrant beats of local music, and the enchanting ambiance. Our trip through Agra, Delhi, and Jaipur will take you on a magical adventure through these captivating cities.
In Agra, behold the majestic beauty of the iconic Taj Mahal, a testament to eternal love. Explore the intricate architecture of Agra Fort and immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history and culture.
Next, we’ll venture to Delhi, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modern marvels. From the bustling markets of Old Delhi to the grandeur of Humayun’s Tomb and the serene Lotus Temple, Delhi will captivate your senses.
Finally, we’ll journey to Jaipur, the Pink City, known for its magnificent palaces and vibrant streets. Discover the opulence of the City Palace, the architectural marvel of Hawa Mahal, and the awe-inspiring Amber Fort. Indulge in the rich flavors of Rajasthani cuisine and immerse yourself in the royal heritage of Jaipur.
Priceless moments, cultural immersion, and exploration await you on this unforgettable Up in the Air Life journey through India.
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Here's your trip at a glance.
WHERE YOU'LL GO
Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime as we take you on a journey to India during the vibrant festival of Holi. You'll visit the colorful city of Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, where you'll explore ancient forts, marvel at stunning palaces, and shop at bustling markets. Then, we'll take you to Agra to witness the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, and learn about the fascinating history behind it. We'll also visit local neighborhoods, experience Holi celebrations with the locals, and immerse ourselves in the rich culture and traditions of India.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Indulge in a sensory overload as we take you on a journey of flavors, colors, and sounds. From feasting on authentic Indian cuisine to dancing to the beats of Bollywood music, you'll experience the best of India. We'll take you to a Holi party where you'll throw colors and dance to the rhythms of dhol, and then we'll treat you to a luxurious spa experience to rejuvenate and relax. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in cooking classes, henna workshops, and yoga sessions, all while enjoying the vibrant and lively atmosphere of India during Holi.
WHERE YOU'LL STAY
We'll ensure your accommodations match India's vibrancy and energy during Holi. You'll stay at boutique hotels in Jaipur and Agra, with stunning views of the city and the Taj Mahal. Relax in comfort and style, and enjoy the best amenities and service, ensuring a comfortable and memorable stay.
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Welcome to the vibrant journey.
After a delicious breakfast, we’ll embark on a scenic drive to the magical city of Jaipur.
As we arrive, get ready to unleash your shopping prowess and custom traditional outfits that reflect your unique style.
Embrace the power of self-expression as you curate a wardrobe that exudes confidence and celebrates your beauty.
Enjoy the evening exploring the local markets, discovering treasures that capture the essence of Jaipur’s rich heritage.
Rest and rejuvenate in our luxurious hotel, ready for the adventures that await.
Rise and shine!
Today, we’ll dive deep into the grandeur of Jaipur’s history and culture.
After a delectable breakfast, we’ll journey to the ancient capital of Amber.
Experience a royal ride as we ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an elephant, just like queens of old.
Marvel at the architectural marvels of Amber Fort and immerse yourself in the stories of the Kachhawaha dynasty.
Our journey continues with a visit to the enchanting Panna Meena Kund stepwell and the famous Gaitor.
Return to the hotel to prepare for an evening of exhilaration and joy as we partake in the Holi burning ceremony, celebrating the triumph of light over darkness.
Breakfast with a side of excitement!
Today, we join in the festivities of Holi, a colorful celebration of love and togetherness.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant hues as you dance, laugh, and play with locals and fellow travelers.
Enjoy the traditional delicacies and the refreshing thandai drink. After the joyful celebrations, the afternoon is yours to explore and engage in your own activities.
Discover hidden gems, indulge in local cuisine, or simply take a moment to reflect on the magic of the day.
Get ready for a day of exploration.
After a delightful breakfast, we’ll dive into the heart of Jaipur, known as the Pink City.
Our first stop is the iconic Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds, a magnificent structure that allowed royal ladies to observe processions without being seen.
We then visit the City Palace, a splendid blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, where we’ll witness the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas.
Prepare to be amazed as we explore the Jantar Mantar, a remarkable stone observatory revealing the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy.
We’ll stroll through the vibrant bazaar, experiencing the rich heritage of Jaipur’s block printing work.
As the evening approaches, we’ll drive through the new city and visit the Laxmi Narayan Mandir, a breathtaking Hindu temple crafted with white marble.
After a scrumptious breakfast, we’ll set off for the enchanting city of Agra.
Along the way, we’ll visit the majestic Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its architectural brilliance.
Upon arriving in Agra, we’ll be captivated by the mesmerizing Taj Mahal, a symbol of eternal love.
Marvel at the intricate marble inlay work and immerse yourself in the romance of this enduring monument.
Delight in the stories of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, their love echoing through time.
We’ll spend ample time at the Taj Mahal, cherishing this unforgettable memory.
As the day comes to a close, we’ll transfer to our comfortable hotel for a restful night’s sleep.
After a delightful breakfast, we’ll bid farewell to Agra and embark on a scenic drive back to Delhi.
Upon arrival, you’ll have the entire day free to explore the vibrant capital city at your leisure.
Unleash your inner adventurer and delve into the rich history, diverse culture, and bustling markets of Delhi.
From exploring historical sites to indulging in culinary delights, the choice is yours.
Feel the energy of the city and immerse yourself in its vibrant spirit.
In the evening, we’ll gather for a farewell multi-course dinner and toast to the mind-blowing journey we just had.
Enjoy your last morning in the hotel with another scrumptious breakfast, and say your goodbyes to your new friends!
Check out at the hotel and get whisked away by your private transfer to the airport where you will head home or onwards to your next adventure.
No matter where you travel, our standards are the same.
YOU CAN ALWAYS EXPECT TO:
Connect with amazing people.
We provide the opportunity to make friendships with people who share your worldview and won't ask why you wear a bonnet to sleep.
and authentic hospitality.
Not only is the staff of Up in the Air Life dedicated to making sure your trip is flawlessly executed, but we are also intentional about choosing locales and vendors who celebrate Black travelers.
Be pampered with only the best.
There is no need to take a break from your baller lifestyle when you travel with us. Our lodging, excursions, and dining are pure luxury.
Feel safe and secure.
Our experienced American guides and well-maintained local relationships mean that you will have peace of mind when you travel with us.
Say "goodbye" to FOMO.
Our trips are anything but basic. While we make sure you see well-known main attractions, we also develop itineraries that will give you unique stories to share with your friends back home.
HERE'S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
The India Experience
What is included:
Our trips get you close to that Beyoncé-on-a-boat lifestyle. Let us handle your travel style glow up.
- Up In The Air Life On-site Tour Leader
- Bon Voyage Group Video Call with the Up in the Air Life Team
- Pre-trip Concierge Support for Room Upgrades and Booking Optional Tours
- Pre-trip Concierge Support for Spa Appointments
- Pre-trip Concierge Support for Restaurant Reservations
- Private Concierge Chat during your trip for Dining and Spa Reservations
- 6-night stay in luxurious 5-star hotels
- Daily breakfast at the hotel
- A welcome celebratory dinner with wine
- Sightseeing tours of Jaipur and Agra including entrance fees
- Holi festival celebration with lunch and festivities
- A sunset wine tasting with snacks in Santorini
- A sunset catamaran sail with lunch and wine
- A farewell dinner party with wine and heavy appetizers
- Transportation to all hosted activities
- Intra-country flights from Jaipur to Agra
- VIP meet and greet private airport transfers
- Personalized hand-selected gifts in your swag bag
What is not included:
We take care of all the details on your itinerary once you land. If you want to further personalize your experience, go off!
- Round-trip airfare to and from the destination
- Travel Medical Insurance Insurance (Please note this is required to attend the trip.)
- Room Upgrades are available for purchase after booking
- Optional tours are available for purchase after booking
- Tips for Tour Leader, Guides and Drivers
- Passport or Visa Processing Fees
- Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the time of travel with at least 2 free visa pages.
- Expenses for vaccines that may be required
Can you envision yourself on this trip?
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