Days 1-4 - London, Amritsar, and Delhi
We depart London Heathrow and travel to the Indian city of
Amritsar, via Doha. Arriving early on Day 2, we
transfer to the Hyatt Regency Hotel and have some time at leisure
to settle in. In the afternoon, we visit the Wagah Border, which
separates Pakistan and India, to witness the Beating Retreat
Ceremony, a ceremonial military concert and lowering of flags at
sunset. On the morning of Day 3 we enjoy a guided
tour of Amritsar, seeing the Golden Temple, a resplendent building
with gilded façade and ornate carvings decking its inner walls. We
also visit the poignant Jallianwala Bagh Gardens and memorial site.
Afterwards, we board our train to Delhi, arriving later this
On Day 4, we embark on a full-day sightseeing
tour of Delhi, seeing the colourful markets of Old Delhi and taking
a rickshaw ride through the lively bazaar. We continue to New
Delhi, home to Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, and India Gate.