Embark on an unforgettable 8-day journey through India’s cultural tapestry on this meticulously crafted tour.
Delhi: Delhi, a city of contrasts, welcomes you with open arms. The historic Red Fort and Jama Masjid stand as testaments to India’s rich past, while Chandni Chowk’s bustling lanes offer a glimpse of local life. The grand India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi showcase the nation’s modern spirit, while Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar highlight its architectural splendor.
Varanasi: Varanasi, the spiritual heart of India, unfolds its mystical aura along the banks of the Ganges. A dawn boat ride on the holy river unveils age-old rituals and devotion, while the tranquil grounds of Sarnath, where Buddha first taught, offer moments of contemplation.
Agra: Agra dazzles with the eternal beauty of the Taj Mahal, a symphony in white marble that speaks of eternal love. The Agra Fort, a majestic fortification, tells tales of Mughal power and grandeur, providing a glimpse into the past.
Jaipur: The Pink City of Jaipur paints a vivid canvas of Rajasthan’s royalty. The ornate Hawa Mahal’s façade, the celestial Jantar Mantar observatory, and the grandeur of the City Palace exemplify the city’s regal heritage. An elephant ride to the majestic Amber Fort offers a glimpse into the opulent past.
Begin in the bustling heart of Delhi, where you’ll traverse the historic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and the vibrant lanes of Chandni Chowk, juxtaposed against the grandeur of India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.
Immerse yourself in the spiritual realm of Varanasi, where an ethereal dawn boat ride on the Ganges and an exploration of Sarnath’s sacred grounds will leave an indelible mark on your soul.
Your journey continues as you board an overnight train to Agra, where the resplendent Taj Mahal unveils its magnificence during a sunrise visit and the Agra Fort tells stories of Mughal empires.
Traverse the regal city of Jaipur, where the Hawa Mahal’s intricate façade, Jantar Mantar’s astronomical wonders, and the majestic Amber Fort, accessed via an elephant ride, paint a vivid picture of Rajasthan’s heritage.
Concluding in Delhi, the tour offers a seamless return journey, leaving you with cherished memories of India’s diverse landscapes, architectural marvels, and rich cultural heritage.
Detailed Tour Plan
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Meet at Delhi International Airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day-02: In Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a full day sight-seeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 03 : Fly Delhi-Varanasi
After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time to board flight for Varanasi. Met on your arrival in Varanasi and transfer to Hotel.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Varanasi. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 04 : Overnight train Varanasi – Agra ( Marudhar Express – 1720 / 0610 hrs – next day)
Early morning dawn boat ride on river Ganges.
Later, excursion to Sarnath.
After sightseeing transfer to the railway station in time to board an overnight train for Agra. Overnight onboard train to Agra.
Day 05 : Arrive Agra
On your arrival at Agra railway station, transfer to the Hotel.
Later sightseeing tour of Agra visiting Agra Fort and a Sunset visit to the Taj Mahal.
Overnight in Agra
Day 06 : Drive Agra – Jaipur ( 250 kms / 05 hrs)
Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal.
After breakfast depart for Jaipur en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri.
On your arrival in Jaipur, check in at the Hotel. Overnight in Jaipur
Day 07 : In Jaipur
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and Amber Fort.
Your tour includes an Elephant ride up to the Fort . Overnight in Jaipur
Day 08 : Drive Jaipur – Delhi (265 kms /05 hrs) & Depart
We will start early in the morning departure for Delhi by road (265 kms/05 hrs), in time to board your flight home.
End of Tour.
FAQs about the Tour
Q: How do I get to Delhi to start the tour?
A: You will arrive at Delhi International Airport to begin the tour. International flights are not included.
Q: What are the must-visit sites in Delhi?
A: Delhi offers a blend of historical and modern attractions, including the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutub Minar.
Q: What is the significance of Varanasi in the tour itinerary?
A: Varanasi is a spiritual hub where you’ll experience the Ganges River’s sacred rituals and visit Sarnath, where Buddha first taught.
Q: How long is the overnight train journey from Varanasi to Agra?
A: The overnight train journey from Varanasi to Agra takes approximately 14 hours.
Q: What are the highlights of Agra?
A: Agra boasts two iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Taj Mahal and the historic Agra Fort.
Q: Is there an elephant ride included in the tour?
A: Yes, the tour includes an elephant ride to the majestic Amber Fort in Jaipur.
Q: How is the sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal arranged?
A: You’ll have the opportunity for a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, a magical experience as the monument glows in the early morning light.
Q: What attractions are covered in Jaipur?
A: Jaipur’s highlights include the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar observatory, City Palace, and the regal Amber Fort.
Q: Are international flights included for the return from Delhi?
A: No, international flights for departure are not included. The tour concludes in Delhi, and you’ll need to arrange your own flights for departure.
Q: How does the tour end in Delhi?
A: The tour concludes with a drive back to Delhi, allowing you to reflect on your cultural journey through India before departing for your next destination.