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10-Day Classic North India Vacation From Delhi
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the highlights of North India on this incredible trip and travel across several heritage sites. Witness the Mughal splendours of Agra and Delhi, discover the royal palaces and intricate architecture of Jaipur and soak up in the ambience of holy Varanasi. Admire the erotic sculptures at the Khajuraho complex, visit the historic town of Fatehpur Sikri and see the cultural highlights of Allahabad. 

Highlights
  • Explore the Red Fort, Jama Mosque, Chandni Chowk and India Gate in Delhi
  • Take in the majestic beauty of the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort 
  • Visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar & Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
  • See the ecstatic Amber Fort and Fatehpur Sikri town
  • Attend the sacred Ganga Aarti at Varanasi
  • Go to Anand Bhawan - the ex residence of Jawahar Lal Nehru 
  • Enjoy a boat ride by the banks of the famous River the Ganges
  • Look at the exceptional architecture of the Khajuraho Temples
  • Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi expand_more
    • The tour starts at 10 AM in the morning. If you happen to be arriving in the morning on the tour starting date, our representative will come and pick you up at the airport. Else we could pick you up from your hotel in Delhi. 
    • Start your day with the visit to Old Delhi, also called Shahjahanabad. Go to the world-famous Jama Masjid, the biggest Friday mosque in India, which can host upto 20,000 worshippers. 
    • After the visit, ride on a pedal rickshaw through the narrow alleys of the famous Chandni Chowk market. 
    • Proceed towards Rajghat - the tomb of Mahatma Gandhi, called as the father of the nation. 
    • In the afternoon, head to colonial Delhi monuments, and drive through Rajpath to view the Parliament House, the President's House and India Gate. 
    • End your day at Qutub Minar, a Unesco world heritage site. 

    Overnight in Delhi.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Highlights: Rickshaw Ride, Colonial Delhi, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid 

    Please Note: Hotel check-in would be after the sightseeing.

  • Day 02 : Delhi - Jaipur ( 280 Km - 5:30 Hrs Approx) expand_more
    • After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. 
    • On arrival, visit the Galta Ji Temple, famous for monkeys. 
    • Later, proceed to the Birla Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi, the temple is completely built in white marble and is a perfect example of a hindu temple architecture (Possibility of participating in the evening prayer ceremony ). Check in to the hotel. 

    Overnight stay.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees

    Highlights: Galta Temple, Birla Temple

  • Day 03 : Jaipur expand_more
    • Morning excursion to Amber to visit the Fort of Man Singh, a splendid example of rajput architecture. The fort, built at a dominant position on the top of a hill, was once the residence of the maharaja of Jaipur. 
    • Enroute take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal. 
    • Later, head to the City Palace, a princely building complex that includes the maharaja's private apartments. Its museum, full of carpets and miniatures is unique in the world. Adjacent to the palace is the Astronomical Observatory of Jai Singh, the seventeenth century Astronomical Marvel. The observatory includes sophisticated tools for calculating eclipses, detecting the position of stars, and calculation of ascendants. The principal attraction of the building is 27 meter high sundial which is located in the center of the observatory and is able to calculate the time up to 2 seconds of precision. 
    • Time to explore the local handicraft items. Jaipur is famous for textiles and gemstones. Return back to the hotel for overnight.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Elephant Ride.

    Highlights: Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar.

  • Day 04 : Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (260 Km - 5 Hrs Approx) expand_more
    • Drive to Agra. Along the way, take a stop at Abhaneri to visit the famous monumental stepwell "baoli" built in sandstone in the ninth century. 
    • Take a second stop to visit the Ghost City of Fatehpur Sikri, a city built in red sandstone by Emperor Akbar and abandoned after only twelve years of use. The citadel retains the charm of the medieval atmosphere that characterized it. 
    • Later, proceed towards Agra. Arrival and check-in. 

    Overnight stay.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Highlights: Abhaneri, Fatehpur Sikri 

    Please Note: At Abhaneri, there are not too many guides, so sightseeing might not be possible with a guide.

  • Day 05 : Agra expand_more
    • After breakfast, go to the magnificent Taj Mahal, An incredible legacy of Moghul architecture in India. Emperor Moghul Shah Jahan built it in white marble and semi-precious stones in the memory of her beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. 
    • Proceed towards Agra Fort. A few kilometres away from the Taj Mahal on the banks of the river rises the complex of palaces and royal gardens that housed the Moghul rulers for many years. Agra Fort was built by Akbar in 1565 on the foundations of the old fort of the Lodi dynasty and was enlarged and modified by its successors. 

    Check-in & overnight stay.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Highlights: Tajmahal And Agra Fort.

  • Day 06 : Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho (Train For Jhansi & then Car For 150 Km - 4 Hrs Approx) expand_more
    • Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the railway station to take the train for Jhansi. Arrive at Jhansi railway station. Meet our representative in front of your coach. He will accompany you to the vehicle. Meet your driver and drive to Orchha, once the famous feudal state of Bundelkhand, later abandoned. 
    • Here you will find a small village full of colours and beautiful temples with High Shikhara, called Chatteris in the local language. It is a beautiful place on the banks of the river Betwa. 
    • Visit Jahangir Mahal and other monuments built in the 16th century. Due to poor tourism and the fact that this area has been forgotten for years, the place seems neglected, but local authorities are trying to improve the level of maintenance. You can have lunch if you wish in a restaurant near the royal palace and then continue to Khajuraho (175 km, 4 hours of travel). 
    • Arrive in Khajuraho, check into the hotel and stay overnight.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Train

    Highlights: Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Mahal, Rural India

  • Day 07 : Khajuraho - Allahabad (Prayagraj)- 300 KMS - 5:30 Hours expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel and then visit the fabulous temples built between the ninth & eleventh centuries. 
    • Go to the western temples dedicated to Hindu deities, known for their high architectural value and erotic sculptures. Many of these sculptures show the various mudra of tantra. Originally there were around 84 temples, one for each of the 84 Kamasutra postures. However, many were destroyed in the middle ages, and today only 33 remain. Still, they continue to represent the great past of this fascinating place. 
    • After visiting the western temples, head to the east area dedicated to the Jainist Tirthankara and Jain religion. 
    • Drive to Allahabad, now called Prayagraj. Arrive at Allahabad and check in to the hotel.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Domestic flight

    Highlights: Erotic Sculptures at Khajuraho Temples

  • Day 08 : Allahabad - Varanasi (120 Kms- 2 Hours Approx) expand_more
    • Allahabad is located at the confluence of the Ganges with the Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. Visit the Sangam in the morning and witness the religious life of Sangam Ghat. People come to Allahabad to do various religious activities. 
    • Take a boat ride (Optional). Later, go to Anand Bhawan - The ex residence of Jawahar Lal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. It served as the centre of the Indian Freedom Movement. 
    • Afterwards, drive to Varanasi. On arrival, check in to the hotel for an overnight stay in Varanasi.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Highlights: Allahabad Sangam, Anand Bhawan

  • Day 09 : Varanasi expand_more
    • Wake up before dawn and boat ride on the river Ganges, admiring the devotees who plunge into the river to free themselves from their sins. Visit Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon after getting enlightenment. 
    • Visit the Silk weaving centre to see the work of famous Silk Brocades from Varanasi. You may do some shopping also. 
    • In the evening, take a rickshaw ride or walk among the ghats near the sacred Ganges to attend the evening prayer ceremony called Maha aarti, a festival of lights on the banks of the river, during which the Brahmins greet the Ganges and thank the gods with sacred songs and music. 
    • Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Varanasi.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Transport, Tour Guide, Boat Ride, Monument Entrances

    Highlights: Boat Ride and morning rituals at Ganga, Sarnath, Maha-Arti.

  • Day 10 : Varanasi Departure expand_more
    • Eat breakfast and checkout from the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your return journey. No accommodation.

    Inclusions: Breakfast, Transport

    Please Note: You will be dropped off at the airport or any other location of your choice. Please plan your onward journey accordingly.

    End of the services.

What's Included
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with bed & breakfast plan as per the itinerary
  • Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by AC vehicle
  • Train Ticket from Agra to Jhansi in AC Chair Car
  • Local English-speaking guides as per the sightseeing
  • For a group of 6 and more travellers, an accompanying tour escort for the whole tour will be provided
  • Entrance fee to monuments and the activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Two bottles of water per day
  • Local assistance
  • All taxes, parking, tolls and driver expenses
  • Travel Kit (travel documents, mask, hand sanitiser)
What's Excluded
  • International flights, Visa & Insurance
  • Tips, personal expenses & additional visits or extra use of vehicles
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions & itinerary
Meeting Point

Exit gate of Indira Gandh International Airport New Delhi

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
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1 To 4 INR 67189 Per Person

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