Dive Deeper Into India's Rich Culture And Heritage 13 days

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

Dive Deeper into India's Rich Culture and Heritage tour will begin in Delhi. Visit the historical city Delhi, witness the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal, admire the graceful cenotaphs of Orchha and the sensuous moods of the temples at Khajuraho. Then fly to the sacred city of Varanasi and cruise on the River Ganges to observe ancient spiritual rites. Fly to Mumbai, visit Elephanta Caves & colonial era monuments. Fly to Aurangabad to get close look at the stunning Ajanta and Ellora Caves two unique UNESCO World Heritage sites dating between 2nd century BC and 6th century AD. Fly back to Delhi for your onward connection. Private local guide at all destinations will ensure you have the time you need to fully soak in all the history you had hoped to.

Day 1 Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport assistance & transfer to hotel check in. O/n at hotel.

Day 2 Delhi (B)

City tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Also drive pass President House, Parliament & India Gate etc. O/n at hotel.

Day 3 Delhi - Agra (204kms) (B)

Drive to Agra check in at hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. O/n at hotel.

Day 4 Agra - Orchha (220kms) (B)

Drive to Orchha. Enroute visit Gwalior Fort known for its great architecture and rich past. Arrive Orchha check in at hotel. Later visit Orchha Fort complex, which houses fort, palaces, temples & other edifices. O/n at hotel.

Day 5 Orchha - Khajuraho (178km) (B)

Drive to Khajuraho check in at hotel. Visit exceptionally well maintained Khajuraho temples built in the short span of hundred years from 950-1050 AD by Chandela dynasty. O/n at hotel.

Day 6 Khajuraho - Varanasi (flight) (B)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening attend Holy Ganga Aarti, a magical ritual held at sunset on the banks of the holy Ganges. O/n at hotel.

Day 7 Varanasi (B)

Early morning boat ride & Ghat visit. Later visit Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple & Sarnath Temple complex including the Great Dhamekh Stupa. If time permit visit Ram Nagar Fort & Museum. O/n at hotel.

Day 8 Varanasi - Mumbai (flight) (B)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel check in. Rest time free for personal activities. O/n at hotel.

Day 9 Mumbai (B)

Morning excursion to Elephant Caves (Monday closed). Later city tour visiting CST, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan & Dhobhi Ghat. O/n at hotel.

Day 10 Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight) (B)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad. On arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Ellora Caves, Grishneshwar Temple & Daulatabad Fort. Also visit Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki & Aurangabad Caves. O/n at hotel.

Day 11 Aurangabad (B)

Full day excursion to Ajanta which house 30 rock-cut cave from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE. Drive back to Aurangabad for overnight stay.

Day 12 Aurangabad - Delhi (flight) (B)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and visit any place of your interest with your driver. O/n at hotel.

Day 13 Delhi - Departure (flight) (B)

As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions

  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 12 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels
  • Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water in car
  • Government taxes

Exclusions

  • Agra x 1 night 3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Agra x 1 night 4* - Radission Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar Premier DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Agra x 1 night 5* - Trident Hotel/ Courtyard by Marriott DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Aurangabad x 2 nights 3* - Keys Hotel The Aures/ Aurangabad Gymkhana Club DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Aurangabad x 2 nights 4* - Ambassador Ajanta / VITS Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Aurangabad x 2 nights 5* - WelcomHotel Rama International / Lemon Tree Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Delhi x 3 nights 3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Delhi x 3 nights 4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Delhi x 3 nights 5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Khajuraho x 1 night 3* - Ramada/Clarks Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Khajuraho x 1 night 4* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Khajuraho x 1 night 5* - The Lalit Temple View DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mumbai x 2 night 3* - Hotel Suba Palace/ BW Hotel Sahil DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mumbai x 2 night 4* - Sun-N-Sand Hotel/ Fariyas Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mumbai x 2 night 5* - Trident Hotel/ ITC Grand Central DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Orchha x 1 night 3* & 4* - Orchha Resort/ Amar Mahal DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Orchha x 1 night 5* - Orchha Palace and Convention Centre x 1 night DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Varanasi x 2 nights 3* - Meraden Grand/ Amaya Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Varanasi x 2 nights 4* - Rivatas by Ideal/ Palace On Ganges DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Varanasi x 2 nights 5* - Radisson Hotel/ Gateway Hotel Taj DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Khajuraho - Varanasi - Mumbai - Aurangabad - Delhi flight fare approx INR 20500 per person in economy class
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc
  • Gratuities & optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Details

Available in

English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
(Other than English guide subject to availability and at additional cost)


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Delhi , NCR, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Delhi Airport

Ends at: Mumbai Airport

Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)



Covid-19 measures

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced

Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 15 days or more before the travel date
20% cancellation fee - between 7-14 days 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 $1505 per person