Start in New Delhi and end in Varanasi! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of North India, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 7 other destinations in India. Best of North India includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiOur friendly representative will be there to greet you as soon as you enter the arrivals area. Delhi is known for its rich and diverse cultures, history and heritage is the ideal place to explore the pulse of India and its people. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.?Start point Main Entrance, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Airport Rd., New Delhi, Delhi, India
After breakfast explore Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi is one of the best places to observe the great colossal of culture and social convergence of old and new. Here you will explore is the largest mosque in India the Jama Masjid, which can house some 20,000 worshipers at any one time. Later move to The Raj Ghat, the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi memorials. New Delhi is quite different from Old Delhi designed in 1911 by Edwin Lutyens British architecture. The city is divided by broad avenues and lined with trees. As you set your eyes on the next site, you will be amazed. It is the tallest free-standing tower in the world 72.5 meters (238 feet). This UNESCO world heritage site is none other than Qutub Minar with fantastic indo-Islamic architecture. You will be also exploring many fascinating sights such as a garden setting Humayun?s tomb (1586) a bright testament to the brilliant craftsmanship of the Mughal architect and their creativity. You will continue your discoveries with a drive through the Embassy area the Government buildings (1921-1930) pass the official home of India?s President Rashtrapati Bhawan, parliament building and the majestic India gate- a powerful tribute to our brave soldiers. OVERNIGHT STAY IN DELHI.
After healthy breakfast check out from Delhi Hotel. Departure transfer to the Delhi airport to board a flight to Lake City Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur airport, you will be received by your driver. After the transfer to your hotel, rest of the time is yours. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Udaipur is often referred to as the Venice of the East and the City of Lakes Today you start your day with the visit of star attraction of Udaipur City Palace, the largest palace in Rajasthan, covering an area of 5 acres, actually a complex of several palaces built by 22 maharanas over a period of four centuries. After visiting City palace we will also visit the largest Hindu temple in Udaipur, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the Lord of the Universe. Its intricately carved pillars and beautiful sculptures are fine examples of Indo-Aryan architecture. Later we will enjoy a most scenic boat ride at Pichola Lake at sunset. After the beautiful boat ride, you will go to a gorgeous 18th-century haveli to experience the best Rajasthani folk dance show. Overnight stay in Udaipur
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Pushkar. Pushkar is among the Oldest and holiest sites of Pilgrimage in India. Upon arrival in Pushkar take a walk around the holy lakes and visit the Brahma Temple. Overnight stay in Pushkar.
After healthy breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Pick city Jaipur. Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Later visit Laxmi Narayan temple and Albert hall museum. The evening will be at your leisure. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast visit, AMER FORT- The construction of Amber fort was started in 1592 AD by Raja Man Singh and it was further expanded by successive rulers for nearly 200 years. The fort is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Amber fort depicts the true royal lifestyle of the Rajputs. The interior is superbly decorated with mirror work, paintings, and carvings. Further, visit The Astronomical Observatory of Maharaj Sawai Jai Sing II. JANTAR MANTAR means an instrument for calculation. The observatory was built in 1716 A.D and contains 15 astronomical instrument complexes, one remains unfinished, of which 6 functions with solar lithe and 11 by Lunar and stellar reflection. Also, visit CITY PALACE, Built between 1729 and 1732, and Located in the epicenter of the Pink city Jaipur. The architecture style is based on a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Drive past HAWA MAHAL. OVERNIGHT STAY IN JAIPUR.
Morning checks out from Jaipur Hotel and drives to Agra. Enroute we make stop to visit 9th Century stepwell Abhaneri and the ghost city Fatehpur Sikri. Continue drive to Agra. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Evening will be at your leisure. Overnight stay in Agra.
Today we wake up early to visit Taj Mahal at Sunrise. Return to the hotel for a hot breakfast. Later we check out from the hotel and visit Agra Fort. In the afternoon we transfer you to the railway station to catch the super fast air-conditioned train to train to Jhansi. Our representative will receive you at the Jhansi train station upon arrival and drive to Orchha which is 20 km from Jhansi. The evening will be at your leisure. Overnight stay in Khajuraho.
In and around KhajurahoAfter breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival check in to your hotel. After fresh and change visit the famous UNESCO world heritage temple complex of Khajuraho. This temple complex was built between 950 -1050 AD. For some 700 years, these temples remained hidden. Evening enjoys light and sound show of Khajuraho. Overnight stay in Khajuraho.
After breakfast we take a flight to Varanasi ? A city of Light, it is said to be one of the oldest inhabited and most exciting cities in the world, which has been standing the test of time for Over 5,ooo years. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. In the Evening we will visit the Ghats of Varanasi and witness the Ganges prayer. The prayer of 45 minutes is a real spectacle. This is a religious ritual worshiping Ganga Maiya (Holy Mother Ganga,). The sound of hand-pumped harmonium, tabla, and bells with the fragrance of incense makes the environment so amazing. The magical content of Prayer cannot be easily explained but it can easily experience. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
We will wake up early for Boat ride at sunrise is one of the experiences not to be missed when in Varanasi. It gives a glimpse of morning life along the Ghats and stunning views sun rising from the eastern horizon. Later we will take a walk to the narrow streets to reach the heart of the city to experience the life style of people, feel the culture of the city and also visit Manikaran Ghat: The ancient Hindu cremation place. We return to our hotel for breakfast. In the afternoon we will do the most popular excursion to Sarnath located 13 km northeast of Varanasi. Another sacred place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in a deer park. Dhamek stupa, Founded by the king Ashoka in 249 BC, is one of the most prominent Buddhist structure in India. Also visit Archaeological Museum, Sarnath The buildings form half of a monastery in the plan. There are five galleries and two verandas. The antiquities in the museum are datable 3rd century BC to 12th century AD. Return to Varanasi. The evening will be at your leisure. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
After breakfast transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Onwards Journey. Please Note Our tour service ends after the airport departure in Varanasi. Flight book by guest.?End point Departure Gate, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India