March 6 – 16, 2025

Join Admiral Travel for a special departure through Northern India
Embark on a whirlwind adventure through India’s captivating tapestry! This 10-night odyssey promises an intoxicating blend of experiences. Immerse yourself in the kaleidoscope of cultural vibrancy, where ancient echoes meet modern energy. Traverse cosmopolitan metropolises pulsating with historical gems. Wander bustling markets overflowing with vibrant spices and exquisite handcrafts, their aromas a symphony for your senses.

Prepare to be swept away by India’s boundless charm, a sensory feast that will linger long after your return.

Call 1.888.722.3401 to secure your space on this unique journey (scroll down for journey details)

This departure is by-invitation only as part of our exclusive loyalty club, VIPLane. Have questions about whether you qualify for this program? Click here to learn more or email us at to inquire about this journey.

Customizable India Add-On

The call of the wild beckons from Aman-i-Khas, Ranthambore! Immerse yourself in exclusive safari excursions led by expert naturalists, where you’ll seek out majestic tigers and elusive leopards. Following your exhilarating wildlife encounters, indulge in opulent 5-star spa treatments and unwind in a lavish poolside retreat.

Humayun Tomb Delhi, India

March 6, 2025 Arrival in Delhi – Arrive in Delhi by flight and be met and escorted through customs, and to your accommodations at The Oberoi, New Delhi.

The Oberoi New Delhi is in the center of Indias cosmopolitan capital city. The interiors of the hotel have been designed in a contemporary interpretation of Sir Edwin Lutyens New Delhi architecture. The hotel has 220 rooms and suites. All rooms and suites feature large picture windows that frame unmatched views of the Delhi Golf Course on one side and the historical Humayuns Tomb on the other.

Capital for many ancient and medieval empires, the city of Delhi was built on the banks of the Yamuna River and its history dates back more than 3000 years. Indraprastha according to legends, was the old capital of Delhi and was founded by the Pandavas, the protagonists in the Mahabharat epic, dated around 1500 B.C. The excavations were located near the Old Fort in what is today Central Delhi. Today, this burgeoning metropolis is now home to 23 million and is a truly unique blend of the old and new. Originally home to at least 7 different cities of Delhi, it is now mainly referred to as Old Delhi, built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan and the new capital of Delhi, designed by the British. The charm, energy, history and lush greenery of this city will definitely captivate you as you learn about its pre-eminent place in the subcontinent and definitely more in the forefront of global events!

The Oberoi, New Delhi

Located in New Delhi, India’s capital city, The Oberoi, New Delhi reflects the city’s spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication.

Hotel from Outside

Rooftop Bar

Exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make this the Capitals most graceful and elegant hotel.

Totally refurbished and reopened in January 2018, The Oberoi, New Delhi now offers even more spacious rooms and suites, featuring cutting-edge technology and sweeping views of The Delhi Golf Club and Humayun’s Tomb. Restaurants include threesixty° for all-day fine dining, a contemporary Indian specialty restaurant, and a rooftop Chinese restaurant.

March 7, 2025 Delhi Sightseeing

Start your day with a guided walking tour through Shajahanabad, Old Delhi’s historic heart, alongside a local historian. Be awestruck by the majestic Jama Masjid, one of India’s largest mosques. And, while the Meena Bazaar may not be in its prime, it still offers a glimpse into Delhi’s bustling past. Witness the harmonious coexistence of Jain and Hindu temples, towering mosques like the revered Sikh Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, and even a historic Baptist church and school, all standing testament to Delhi’s diverse heritage.

Next, visit the Bangala Sahib Gurudwara – Delhi’s biggest Sikh temple, spend time visiting the main shrine. Please note that shoes are not allowed in the temple and men and women are both requested to cover their heads with a scarf/Handkerchief.

We will then pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Birla House, the site of his assassination on the 30th of January, 1948, and now a museum dedicated to his life and legacy.

Be mesmerized by an evening visit to Humayun’s tomb, the mausoleum of second Mughal Emperor. The first real monument with Persian architecture, this red sandstone, and white marble edifice is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is stunningly beautiful.

Spend the night once more at The Oberoi, New Delhi, renowned for its impeccable service and elegant ambiance.

March 8, 2025 Delhi to Varanasi

Embrace the magic of Varanasi! Trade bustling Delhi for a spiritual haven. Upon landing, friendly assistance will guide you to your hotel.

Prepare for an evening unlike any other as you descend to the sacred Ghats on the holy Ganges. Witness the mesmerizing Aarti ceremony, a vibrant sunset prayer ritual that fills the air with chants and flickering flames. Capture the mystical scene and soak in the profound atmosphere before retiring to your opulent haven at Taj Nadesar Palace. Rest assured, this cultural immersion is just the beginning of your Varanasi adventure.

Taj Nadesar Palace

Situated in one of the oldest living cities of the world, on the banks of the river Ganges, Nadesar Palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835. The name Nadesar is derived from the Goddess Nadesari, whose shrine is in the front of the Palace. Set amidst verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, Nadesar Palace is a haven of peace and tranquility.

March 9, 2025 Varanasi to Agra Rise for a 6:00a early morning sunrise boat cruise where you pass Manikarnika Ghat (one of the main funeral ghats) and then cruise up to Tulsi Ghat for a very special walking tour. Float back to Dashashwamedh Ghat and after climbing Man Mahal and see Varanasi exhibition, do a walk through the old City and its winding lanes. There are small temples everywhere and it is a very vibrant ancient city.

Transfer to the airport for flight Delhi and then drive to Agra. (Approx. 3.5 hours)

Enjoy an evening at leisure and an overnight accommodation at The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra. The Oberoi Amarvilas is Agras finest Luxury property, 615 meters from the world-famous monument. All rooms offer a wonderful view of the Taj Mahal and the facilities at the hotel are the best in luxury and style. By day, guests can travel in private golf buggies to the Taj Mahal. At night, they can savour a candlelit dinner beside its soft silhouette.

March 10, 2025 Agra Awaken before dawn and witness the Taj Mahal’s magical transformation. As the first rays kiss the white marble, watch it blush from grey to rose, then to a captivating gold. Experience the monument in relative peace before the crowds arrive.

Next, journey through history at the imposing Agra Fort. This UNESCO World Heritage Site served as the Mughal Dynasty’s grand residence until 1638 and embodies an era of power and fortification. Imagine the imperial echoes that resonate within its walls.

Delve deeper into Mughal artistry at Itmad-ud-daulah’s tomb, nicknamed the “Baby Taj.” Marvel at its exquisite jali screens, a testament to intricate marble work. Let the intricate details transport you to another era.

In the evening, embark on an exclusive journey to Mehtab Bagh, a hidden gem across the Yamuna River. From this vantage point, grasp the true scale and majesty of the Taj Mahal, a perspective often missed from the main entrance. Witness the monument bathed in moonlight, creating a scene of ethereal beauty.

Retire to your luxurious haven at The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, and let the day’s unforgettable memories linger. This is just the beginning of your Agra adventure, where history and beauty interweave to captivate your senses.

March 11, 2025 Agra to Amanbagh Embark on a captivating journey from Agra to Amanbagh, with a stop at the enchanting Abhaneri. This scenic, four-hour drive unfolds the hidden treasures of Rajasthan.

Descend into the depths of history at Chand Baori, a marvel of ancient engineering. This stepwell, crafted by ingenious hands, served as both a rainwater reservoir and a cool haven during arid times. Imagine the echoes of laughter and conversation as residents gathered by its refreshing waters.

Delve further into the past at the adjoining pleasure palace, remnants of a glorious era. Immerse yourself in the stories whispered by its weathered stones, picturing a time of extravagant feasts and royal revelry.

As the day draws to a close, arrive at your luxurious sanctuary, Amanbagh. Nestled amidst the Aravalli Hills, this haven of tranquility awaits with open arms. Savor delectable meals, unwind in the opulent surroundings, and let the echoes of your Rajasthan adventure resonate within you.

Drawing its name from the Sanskrit-derived word for peaceand bagh, meaning garden‘ in Hindi, Amanbagh lies within a walled compound once used by the Maharajah of Alwar to site his mobile hunting camps in search of the tigers known to roam the nearby hills. The resort is very much a modern-day ‘Mughal Palace, conceived in the present, but paying homage to the architecture and design of Indias golden age.

March 12, 2025 Amanbagh Your adventure today begins with a captivating morning visit to Bhangarh Fort, a 17th-century marvel nestled in the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan.

Abandoned just a generation after its founding and rumored to be haunted, Bhangarh is home to remnants of palaces, temples, pools, and bazaars, preserved amid green lawns and giant ficus trees. Discover remnants of grand palaces, intricately carved temples, serene pools, and bustling bazaars, now overtaken by nature’s embrace.

This early evening, prepare for a unique cultural experience. The charming “Cow Dust” tour takes you on a heartwarming journey through the nearby village. Witness the vibrant colors of daily life as the village gears down for the evening.

An Aman driver and Jeep will be awaiting the guests at the lobby entrance for the excursion.

After a day filled with historical intrigue and cultural immersion, retreat to the opulent haven of Amanbagh.

March 13, 2025 Amanbagh to Jaipur

Check out of your hotel and begin the drive to Jaipur.

Enjoy a day of sightseeing in Jaipur:

  • City Palace: Visit the City Palace, the private residence of the Jaipur Royal family after they moved from Amer. Only part of the palace is open to the public.
  • Jantar Mantar: Next door, see the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh II, grandfather of the late Maharaja of Jaipur, who had a passion for astronomy.
  • Hawa Mahal: Drive by the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-story facade overlooking the walled city’s main thoroughfare. This stunning structure is built in beautiful pink sandstone.

The sightseeing tour will be followed by a walking tour of the Old City and its bazaars. This fascinating tour takes you to the main attractions within the Jaipur Old City walls, including some “off the beaten path” spots with unique historical context and unforgettable cultural experiences.

Overnight at the Rambagh Palace, Jaipur.


Rambagh Palace

The palace is the former official residence of the Jaipur Royal family and now a heritage deluxe hotel spread over 47 acres of landscaped gardens. It was originally built for the family as their private hunting lodge in 1835 and converted to the official residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur in 1925. The palace was Indias first palace hotel opened in 1957.

March 14, 2025 Jaipur

Uncover the grandeur of Jaipur with a captivating morning journey. Ascend to the Amber Fort, once the formidable seat of the Kachchwaha dynasty. Follow your expert guide through the magnificent courtyards, honey-colored ramparts, and architectural marvels within. Let legends, history, and tales of valor come alive, transporting you to a bygone era.

Next, marvel at the intricate beauty of the Jagat Shiromani Temple and the awe-inspiring Panna Meena ka Kund stepwells. Each structure whispers stories of faith and intricate craftsmanship. Conclude your morning explorations with a visit to the Gaithore cenotaphs, stunning memorials to Jaipur’s past rulers.

In the afternoon, delve into the eclectic Gyan Museum. Explore over 1,000 treasures spanning 3,000 years, from textiles and paintings to antique jewelry and rare inscriptions. Witness the art of jewelry creation firsthand at the adjoining state-of-the-art factory.

As dusk settles, immerse yourself in the spiritual serenity of an evening Aarti ceremony at a local temple. Witness the flickering flames and rhythmic chants wash over you, creating a moment of profound peace before you retire for the night.

Overnight at the Rambagh Palace, Jaipur.

March 15, 2025 Jaipur to New Delhi

Bid farewell to the vibrant hues of Jaipur and transfer to New Delhi. After a captivating adventure, unwind in the luxurious haven of JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity. Enjoy an evening at leisure and savor your memories before embarking on your next chapter.

The JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity welcomes business and leisure travellers here to India with 5-star luxury, carefully chosen amenities and world-class service. Located adjacent to Indira Gandhi International Airport. Hotel guests are near the U.S. Embassy and Consulate General, as well as Ambience Mall and Qutab Minar.

March 16th, 2025 Departure

Your journey now whisks you towards new horizons. A smooth transfer takes you to the airport for your onward flight, carrying within you the treasures of your Indian adventure. Bon voyage! ✈️

Call Lori Ann Marinaccio at 941-951-1801 at extension 104 now to reserve your space on this unique journey today! You may e-mail at

Cost starting at $9,365 per person based on double occupancy. Please inquire for single pricing.

All payments are non-refundable. We highly recommend trip insurance and are happy to assist.


  • Accommodations as per the program on twin share basis.
  • Daily, breakfast, lunch and dinner are included (Pack lunch on Agra – Alwar drive).
  • English speaking local guide.
  • Accompanying Tour manager.
  • All monument entrance fees.
  • Transport hire of the air-conditioned Luxury van for the entire tour except for Varanasi where we will use Toyota Crysta SUV
  • All Government taxes.


  • Airfare for Delhi / Varanasi / Delhi and Jaipur / Mumbai or Delhi
  • International air


  • All payments made to or on behalf of Admiral Travel are non-refundable unless stated otherwise
  • Founder’s Journey will always be priced at or below published rates, but never higher.
  • Travel with like-minded individuals on these exclusive departures.
  • Special global relationships that the Hiltons have formed over the years will allow you privileged access opportunities.
  • Trips are offered well in advance to give ample time for your future planning.
  • Minimum numbers must be met in order for the Admiral Travel to host the journey.
  • Admiral Travel host’s reserve the right to adjust the duration of their participation should any schedule conflicts arise.