Classic North India - Delhi | Jaipur | Agra | Orchha | Khajuraho | Varanasi 10 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Come visit India and explore the highlights of the north India and Varansi on this adventureous trip from Delhi to Varansi. Witness the Mughal splendours of Agra and Delhi, discover the ‘Pink City' of Jaipur, soak up in the ambience of holy Varanasi and admire the erotic sculptures at Khajuraho. This wonderful introduction to the magical India would cover lavish palaces, vibrant bazaars, Kama Sutra temple carvings, Ghat of Varanasi and the incomparable Taj Mahal. Packed with highlights and hidden gems this tour would leave you enchanted. Take time to discover the magic of India.

Day 1 Delhi (Arrival)

The tour starts at 10 AM in the morning. If you happen to be arriving in the morning on tour starting date our representative will come and pick you up at the airport. Else we could pick you from your hotel in Delhi.

Arrival in Delhi, after the customs formalities, meet with our representative. Our representative will be waiting for you outside the exit gate of airport with your name Placard. Start your day with the visit of Old Delhi also called as Shahjahanabad. Visit the world famous Jama Masijd, the biggest friday mosque of India, which can host upto 20,000 worshippers.

After the visit take a ride on pedal Rickshaw through the narrow alleys of famous Chandni Chowk market. Proceed towards Rajghat - The Tomb of Mahatma Gandhi called the father of the nation. In the afternoon visit Colonial Delhi monuments, drive through Rajpath to view the Parliament House, the President's House and India Gate. End your day with the visit of Qutub Minar, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Proceed towards hotel. Checkin and overnight in Delhi.

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

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

Please Note: Hotel checkin would be after the sightseeing.

Day 2 Delhi - Jaipur

(280 Km - 5:30 Hrs Approx)

After breakfast, drive to Jaipur, On arrival visit the Galta Ji Temple famous for monkeys. Later visit 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). Chcek in to the hotel. Overnight.

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

Highlights: Galta Temple, Birla Temple

Day 3 Jaipur

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 photostop at HAWAMAHAL. Later visit of the City Palace, a complex of princely buildings that include the private apartments of the maharaja. 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 the calculation of eclipses and for the detection of the position of stars, The 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 4 Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

(260 Km - 5 Hrs Approx)

Drive to Agra, along the way take a stop at Abhaneri for the visit of 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. Proceed towards Agra. Arrival and checkin. Overnight.

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

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

Day 5 Agra

After breakfast & go to visit the magnificent Taj Mahal, An incredible legacy of moghul architecture in India. It was built by Emperor Moghul Shah Jahan in white marble and semi-precious stones in the memory of her beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. Proceed towards Agra Fort. A few kilometers 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 from 1565 on the foundations of the old fort of the Lodi dynasty and was enlarged and modified by its successors. Checkin & overnight.

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

Highlights: Tajmahal And Agra Fort.

Day 6 Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho

(Train For Jhansi & then Car For 150 Km - 4 Hrs Approx)

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 Chattris 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 at the royal palace and then continue to Khajuraho (175 km, 4 hours of travel). Arrival in Khajuraho, Checkin to the hotel and overnight.

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

Highlights : Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Mahal, Rural India

Day 7 Khajuraho - Allahabad (Prayagraj)

(300 Kms - 5:30 Hours)

Breakfast at the hotel. visit the fabulous temples built between the ninth & eleventh century. Visit the western temples dedicated to hindu deities, known for their high architectural value and for their 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, visit the east area dedicated to the Jainist Tirthankara and Jain religion. Drive to Allahabad now called Prayagraj. Arrive at Allahabad and checkin to the hotel. Overnight.

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

Highlights: Erotic Sculptures at Khajuraho Temples

Day 8 Allahabad - Varanasi

(120 Kms- 2 Hours Approx)

Allahabad, 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 visit Anand Bhawan - The ex residence of Jawahar Lal Nehru the first Prime Minister of India, It served as the centre of Indian Freedom Movement. Later drive to Varanasi. On arrival checkin to the hotel for overnight stay in Varanasi.

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

Highlights: Allahabad Sangam, Anand Bhawan

Day 9 Varanasi

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 got enlightment. 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-arti, 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 EntrancesHighlights : Boat Ride and morning rituals at Ganga, Sarnath, Maha-Arti.

Day 10 Varanasi (Departure)

Breakfast and checkout from the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your return journey. No accommodation.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Transport

Please Note : Please note that you will be dropped at the airport or any other location of your choice. Please plan accordingly your onward journey. End of Our Services

What's included

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Inclusions

  • 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 groups of 6 and more travellers, an accompanying tour escort for 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 sanitizer).

Exclusions

  • International flights, Visa & Insurance.
  • Tips, personal expenses & additional visits or extra use of vehicles.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions & itinerary.

Details

Available in

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Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: New Delhi , NCR, India

Pick up times available: 10:00

Pick up location: Exit gate of Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

Ends at: Outside the Indira Gandhi International Aiport (DEL)

Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)



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    Education & exploration
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  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $933 per person