The Diverse Culture Of North India Tour 22 days

 
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This trip provides an opportunity to experience the diverse culture, weather, geography, food and lifestyle of North India. During this tour, various cities will be visited, where different dialects, attire, cuisine, methods of worship and beauty of the architect provide a different experience. In this tour of India, there will be a tour of big palaces to small country houses. Apart from this, one will visit a holy city like Varanasi and take a ferry ride to the holy river Ganges which is the center of faith of millions of Hindus. The tour also includes elephant rides, camel rides, bird sanctuary tour, visit great heritage sites in India.


Day 1 Delhi

Assistance and reception will be provided during arrival at Delhi International Airport and will be transferred to a hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 Old Delhi - New Delhi

Today, the capital of India will be visited on the full day. Start from New Delhi just after morning breakfast where the main attractions are Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Apart from this, Laxminarayan Temple, Parliament House; and Connaught Place where you will visit the shopping hub of New Delhi. Later, we will move to Old Delhi. Here the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat, and Chandni Chowk are the major attractions. Here you will also enjoy the ride of rickshaw which will make you visit this traditional market by going through the crowded area. After a day's exhausting trip to Delhi, you will feel great pleasure while resting in the hotel.

Day 3 Delhi - Jaipur (260 kms/6 hrs)

After breakfast this morning, we will travel from Delhi to Jaipur. Jaipur is the first royal residence of the Maharaja of Kachhwaha in the form of Amber Fort, which is currently a museum of handicrafts, ancient weapons, and jewelry. Apart from this, there are many other places of interest in Jaipur such as City Palace, Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Hall, and Pothikhana etc., which have a museum of paintings, manuscripts, and weapons. There are other places to see in Jaipur city like Jantar Mantar, Jai Singh's Observatory and Hawa Mahal which always remain the center of tourist attraction.

Day 4 Jaipur - Amber Fort

After breakfast in the morning, you will leave for a guided tour of Amber Fort. This huge and magnificent fort is situated 12 km away from Jaipur on a hill where you will go in royal style riding a decorated elephant. The walls here have intricate carvings and various paintings of prey made by Maharajas. In the afternoon you will be taken to Jaipur city, where you will see the dazzling colorful markets and here you can get an exciting experience of how great you will look in a sari (women) and turban (men). Apart from this, you will see City Palace and also Jaipur and Hawa Mahal.

Day 5 Jaipur - Khimsar Sand Dunes (280 km/ 5 hrs)

After the morning breakfast, we will travel towards the sand dunes of Khimsar. The Khimsar sand dunes are a heritage village set up around a beautiful lake, an oasis of sixty acres 6 km from the Khimsar Fort. This remote village near the water source ensures complete peace and can be reached only by a camel or jeep. Here, apart from the sound of Shifting Sands in wind, perhaps no sound is heard.

Day 6 Khimsar - Jaisalmer (290 km/ 5hrs)

After breakfast, we will depart towards Jaisalmer which is a beautiful city in the middle of Thar, the great desert of India. In the afternoon, we will visit Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Singh's Haveli, and Patwans Haveli. When the rays of the sun fall on the Jaisalmer Fort and it rises above the mist of the desert, its golden color captivates everyone.

Day 7 Jaisalmer Sand Dunes

Finally, the time has come when you will be enjoying a camel ride on the sand dunes in the desert. In the evening, there is no vegetation on the Sam Sand Dunes of the Thar Desert, it is a different pleasure to ride on a camel in the rustle of sand in the desert winds.

Day 8 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (283 km/ 4.5 hrs)

After breakfast, we will travel towards Jodhpur and check-in at the Jodhpur Hotel. The evening will be devoted to heritage walk of this historic city, in which the architecture, collection, the bustle of the markets and the local people will meet.

Day 9 Jodhpur

Today we will first visit Umaid Bhawan. This magnificent palace was built by the Maharaja of Jodhpur to provide employment to the famine-stricken subjects. After this we will visit Jaswant Thada, which is a memorial in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh. The marble is very beautiful and finely sculpted in this memorial. Finally, we will visit Mehrangarh Fort, which is a huge structure built on a very large rock. Within this huge fort are amazing structures like Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana, and Daulat Khana.

Day 10 Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (250 kms/4.5 hrs)

Will leave for Udaipur in the morning and stop at an important place called Ranakpur on the way. Ranakpur is famous for a huge and beautiful marble Jain temple. In the evening you will reach Udaipur, which is a city of beautiful palaces, lakes, and gardens.

Day 11 Udaipur

After breakfast, there will be a visit to the Royal City Palace, the acquittal of the Sahelis, the Garden for the honored women and the Gulab Niwas Garden. Lotus flowers, elephant-shaped fountains in these beautiful gardens, marble pavilions and large plains of flowers make these places very attractive. There will be a comfortable boat ride in Pichola Lake in the evening.

Day 12 Udaipur - Bundi (300 kms/5 hrs)

After having breakfast, proceed to Bundi and arrive and check-in at the hotel. On the way, we will also visit the countryside. Bundi is a beautiful city and historically important, it will be understood as soon as you reach there. The city is surrounded by walls with four entrances. After reaching here, you will visit Taragarh Fort, Rani Ki Rani Ki Bauri and Naval Sagar Lake.

Day 13 Bundi - Ranthambhore (152.8 kms/3 hrs)

After having breakfast in the morning, we will walk towards Ranthambore and check-in at the hotel as soon as we arrive. Ranthambore is the best sanctuary in India for a close look at the tiger. This sanctuary has ruins of the 10th-century kilo, in which now only tigers live like the Maharaja. In this forest, 300 types of trees, 50 species of aquatic plants, more than 300 species of birds, 12 types of reptiles and 30 types of mammals are found. Apart from the tiger here, you will also see lazy bears, wild boar, chinkara, porcupine, jackal, wild cats, sambar, chital, nilgai, Gazelle, boar, and mongoose.

Day 14 Ranthambore National Park

Today you have to get up early in the morning because the time of morning safari is 6:00 AM. In the morning all the wild animals come to the water sources to drink water, so this time is most beneficial to see them. After this, you will come back and have breakfast till 10 o'clock. After this, you can enjoy the pool at the resort itself or roam in Sawai Madhopur city and temples or you can also go for a tour of Ranthambore Fort. After this, after lunch, in the late afternoon, once again will go on a safari to see those elusive tigers and return to the resort by about 5 pm.

Day 15 Ranthambhore - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (205 km/ 5 hrs)

After having breakfast, one will visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary at Keoladev Ghana National Park. Do this walk while enjoying a rickshaw ride with your guide. This sanctuary is famous for migratory birds that visit Siberia and Central Asia every year to spend winter. The species of birds that often come here are - Cranks, Hawks, Pelicans, Geese, Shanks, Ducks, Eagles, Warblers, Stains, Wagtails, Buntings, Wheaties, Flychackers, Larks and Pipits.

Day 16 Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (58 kms/1.3 hrs)

After breakfast, we will travel towards Agra and on the way, Fatehpur Sikri will stop. Fatehpur Sikri is famous for the "Buland Darwaza", which is the largest gateway in the world and there are a lot of Surrey palaces, Havelis, pavilions, etc. All this reminds us of the period when this place had been the capital of the Mughal Empire for some time and was later replaced due to lack of water. In the evening you will reach Agra which is famous for the Taj Mahal. But this place is not only the Taj Mahal but also a treasure house of many beautiful Mughal palaces and monuments.

Day 17 Agra (Fort Agra and Taj Mahal)

Breakfast in the morning will start the day's tour from Agra's Red Fort. This huge fort was built by Emperor Akbar in 158. There are many beautiful structures in this fort, which remain the center of attraction of the tourists. In the evening, in the pale redness of the sunset, you will see the Taj Mahal as a symbol of love.

Day 18 Agra - Orchha

After breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to Agra railway station, from where you will be left by the train going to Jhansi. Orchha was the capital of the Bundel rulers, which was settled next to the Malwa plateau of the Betwa River. This beautiful city is known for its exquisite architecture and you will visit Orchha Fort, Raj Mahal, Jain Temple, and Jahangir Mahal.

Day 19 Orchha - Khajuraho (173 km/ 4 hrs)

After finishing breakfast, you will go to Khajuraho by road. Eastern and Western temples will be visited after reaching Khajuraho in the afternoon. These temples filled with beautiful sculptures made on stones were built between 1950 and 1050 BC. The walls of the temples here have sculpted erotic idols, whose purpose is to present human emotions.

Day 20 Khajuraho - Varanasi

After having a refreshing breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to the airport, from where you will fly to Varanasi. Upon reaching the hotel, we will go to see the Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath. This is the place where Lord Buddha gave his last sermon.

Day 21 Varanasi - River Ganges

This morning, at sunrise, we will take a boat ride in the holy Ganges River and see the religious activities taking place in the early morning in the bathing ghats and temples on the banks of the river. After this, we will return to the hotel for breakfast. Thereafter, we will visit Banaras Hindu University and various temples. In the evening, he will visit the old markets of Varanasi riding a rickshaw and return to the Ganges Ghat to watch the Ganga Aarti ceremony as soon as it gets dark.

Day 22 Varanasi - Delhi

Transfer to Varanasi Airport after breakfast and flight to Delhi. From here you can fly back home with amazing memories.

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Inclusions and exclusions

  • 21 nights' accommodation
  • 21 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Airport arrival/departure transfer
  • Ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Licensed language-speaking Indian tour guide.
  • Transfer, sightseeing, and excursions by private A/C transport.
  • Train fare Agre-Jhansi in A/C carriage.
  • Language speaking guide as per program
  • Monuments entrance fee one visit each monument as per the itinerary
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur
  • Camel ride at Jaisalmer
  • Morning boat ride at Udaipur
  • Jungle safari by jeep at Ranthambhore National Park on seat sharing basis
  • Rickshaw ride at Bharatpur
  • Boat ride at Varanasi Ghat
  • Rickshaw ride at Varanasi
  • Government service tax
  • Entry visa
  • International flights
  • Domestic flight from Khajuraho/Varanasi & Varanasi/Delhi
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Laundry
  • Alcohol beverages

Available in

Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese
(Suahili)


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: New Delhi , India

Pick up times available: 12:00

Pick up location: Delhi International Airport

Ends at: Delhi International Airport

Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)



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
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide

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 $1785 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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  • North India
  • Varanasi
  • River Ganges
  • Taj Mahal
  • Rickshaw Ride
  • Elephant Ride
  • Boat Cruise
  • Jaipur
  • Agra
  • Agra Fort
  • Camel Ride
  • Sand Dunes
  • Old Delhi
  • Humayun's Tomb
  • Qutub Minar
  • Laxminarayan Temple
  • Parliament House
  • Connaught Place
  • New Delhi
  • Jama Masjid
  • Red Fort
  • Rajghat
  • Chandni Chowk
  • Chandra Mahal
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Amber Fort
  • Jai Singh's Observatory
  • Mubarak Hall
  • Jaipur City Palace
  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Thar Desert
  • Jodhpur
  • Khimsar Sand Dunes
  • Umaid Bhawan
  • Udaipur
  • Jain Temple
  • Ranakpur
  • Ranthambore National Park