tour packages for North Indiacomprises variety of tourism traits, not seen elsewhere in India. Northern part of India has endowed with magnificent historical cities and towns, Enchanting hill stations, snow clad Himalaya range, beautiful treks, unprecedented country side, majestic forts and palaces and visit to the city of Taj Mahal , Agra. North India is blessed with many more tourism attractions then mentioned, such as Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks, Houseboat & Shikara rides and India's most sacred temples. Golden triangle tour is also a part of best north India tour.
Most for the North India best tour starts from Delhi as all places of north India are well connected. Delhi has lot to offer from Red Fort to Jama Mosque, to Qutab Tower and Lotust temple etc. When we step out to the sacred site of Varanasi, you will be thrilled to find yourself by the side of most sacred river Ganges. Ganges is a holy river and soul of Varanasi, where you can see people performing many Hindu rituals by the side of Ganges and on the Ghats itself. Sarnath is also in close proximity. Best North India tour also showcasing visit of Khajuraho, famous for its magnificent ninth century group of temples and Gwalior Fort of Gwalior with its historical significance. Orchha is a place that makes one feel the pulse of warm soul of India.
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Orchha - Gwalior - Agra - Delhi
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL DELHI
Upon arrival at International Airport, you are met and transferred to pre-booked hotel. Upon arrival at hotel, you are received with a traditional welcome. Rest of the day free. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02 : DELHI
This morning, visit Old Delhi, built in the 17th century by Shah Jehan the Magnificent (who also built the Taj Mahal). First we will be visiting the famous Jama Masjid mosque with its 9,000 sq. ft. courtyard, three domes and two minarets, and then proceed to the massive complex known as the Red Fort.
Afternoon we'll visit Lakshmi Narayan temple, a Spectacular structure that's just 60 years old , and then proceed via India Gate and the Governmental building to Qutab Minar, the 240 foot tower built in 1190 to commemorate the arrival of Islam in India, the Bahai temple with its nine pools on an elevated platform, and the Crafts Museum, which replicates and Indian street with over 50 artists and craftspeople at work. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : DELHI - VARANASI ( BY FLIGHT )
Today take a short flight to the Varanasi. Upon arrival we are met and transferred to our prebooked hotel . In the afternoon proceed to the village of Sarnath on the outskirts of town. It was in this Deer Park that the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the Park and Museum.. Sarnath was made a centre of Buddhist worship by the emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. We will visit the Main Shrine and Ashoka's Pillar. In the Archaeological Museum we will see the beautifully carved capital from the pillar along with many other priceless Buddhist artifacts. The highlight of this tour would be a participation in the evening Aarti ( prayer service) at the main Buddhist temple here. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 : VARANASI
Varanasi formerly known as Benares, is the city where the Hindu faithful come to bathe in the sacred waters of the Ganges . Early this morning get ready for a dawn boat ride on the river Ganges. The Ganges is the most sacred and venerated river in India. Besides the ritualistic aspect of Hinduism ( thread ceremony, head shaving food to the departed souls etc.) also see the bathing. Laundry and the cremations of the dead that take place here on the banks of the river. After the boat ride walk through the fascinating narrow twisting lanes of the city to watch the performance of various Hindu rituals by the pilgrims.
After the boat trip on the Ganges we return back to the hotel. After breakfast we will proceed for a city tour . Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 05 : VARANASI - KHAJURAHO ( BY FLIGHT )
Morning transfer to Airport to board flight for Khajuraho. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon tour the spectaular ninth to thirteenth century temples of Khajuraho, built by Chandela kings, The temples are exquisitely carved with graceful statues and frieze gods and goddesses. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : KHAJURAHO - ORCHHA BY ROAD 180 KMS 5 HOURS DRIVE
Morning after breakfast we are continue our drive towards Orchha . Orchha a place that makes one feel the pulse of warm soul of India with temples, magnificent palaces, splendid cenotaphs and river betwa gurgling through zero pollution surrounding where TIME slumbers for good. Overnight at hotel
DAY 07 : ORCHHA - GWALIOR 130 KMS 3 HOURS
Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh is located on the northernmost fringe .The main attraction of the place is the Gwalior Fort.It has a strong heritage and was the seat of powar of many important dynesties.It is also the abode of Indian Classical music.One of the nine jewels Of Akbar’s court Tanesn resided in this place. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Gwalior visiting Gwalior fort , Museum etc. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 : GWALIOR - AGRA 120 KMS 3 HOURS
After breakfast, drive to Agra . Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 09 : AGRA
Agra was the capital of India under the Moghuls in the 16th and 17th centuries. This morning we see the exquisite tomb of the emperor Jehangir's chief minister and father-in-law, often called the 'Baby Taj' because its design foreshadows the Taj Mahal. Then we tour Agra's Red Fort, built over three generations by the moghul emperors. Following an afternoon free, we go at sunset to see the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum built by a sorrowing Shah Jehan in memory of his young wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Building's stupendous scale, flawless symmetry, translucent white marble and shimmering reflection in the water channel are truly breathtaking. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10 : AGRA - DELHI 210 KMS 4 HOURS DRIVE
Morning drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, proceed for dances of India show. After the show you will have farewell dinner before reaching the airport for flight home with sweet memories of India.
Cost for above programme
|With Budget Hotels||With First Class Hotels (4star)|
|02 pax||US $666 per person||US $1098 per person|
|03 - 05 pax||US $631 per person||US $1030 per person|
|06 - 09 pax||US $530 per person||US $916 per person|
|Single Supplement||US $180||US $626|
|Flight Supplement||With Budget Hotels||With First Class Hotels (4star)|
|Delhi - Varanasi||US $162 per person||US $162 per person|
|Varanasi - Khajuraho||US $135 per person||US $135 per person|
|Budget Hotels||First Class Hotels|
|Delhi||Hotel Surya Shelter / Hotel Pablas Intl.||The Connaught / Similar|
|Varanasi||Hotel Pradeep||Hotel Radisson|
|Khajuraho||Hotel Clarks||Hotel Jass Radisson|
|Orchha||Hotel Sheesh Mahal||Hotel Orchha Resort|
|Gwalior||Hotel Gwalior Regency||Hotel Usha kiran Palace|
|Agra||Hotel Pushpvilla / Hotel Royal Residency||Hotel Holiday Inn / Hotel Clarks|
- Accommodation on Twin sharing basis with Breakfast basis
- All Transfers ,sightseeing and Road Transportation by Airconditioned Vehicle ( Car for 02 Pax , Innova for 03 - 05 Pax and Tempo Traveller for 06 - 09 Pax )
- Using English Speaking Guide for City tours
- Complimentary Mineral Water bottle Throughout the Tour
- Garland Welcome on Arrival
- Welcome and Farewell Dinner at Delhi
- Assistances at All Places
- All Taxes
Cost Does Not Include
- Any Type of Airfare
- Any Type of Airport tax
- Insurance of Any Kind
- Expenses of Personal nature
- Entrances to Monuments
- Meals : Lunch and Dinner
- Camera and Video Charges
**All Rates Valid from 01/10/2013 till 30/03/2014
**Festival Supplement Will Be applicable From 20/12/2013 till 02/01/2014