Best of North India Tour

from $1105
Duration
Duration:
9 Days / 8 Nights
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

Make your trip to North India exceptional by riding a boat along the banks of the Mother Ganges as you gaze in wonderment at the city walls of Varanasi and see the enthralling “Ganga Arti” in the evening, peer into the veils of the past as you explore the grounds of Taj Mahal, witness the temples of Khajuraho, excursion to Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace in Jaipur, visit Fatehpur Sikri en route to Jaipur, and finally, visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and monuments in Delhi.

 

Included
  • Battery Van ride or Tonga ride (subject to permission) from parking to Taj Mahal entry gate
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Delhi at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in Varanasi at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in Khajuraho at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Agra at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Jaipur at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • Enjoy Jeep ride / Elephant ride to climb up to Amber Fort , Jaipur
  • Accommodation at listed hotels in Twin / Double sharing basis
  • Facilitator for assistance on initial arrival and final departure
  • Demonstration of Carpet weaving and block printing in Jaipur
  • Enjoy paddle Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, Delhi
  • English speaking local guides as per the program
  • Demonstration of Marble craftsmanship in Agra
  • 1 Bottled mineral water during long drives
  • Monument entrance fee and permits
  • Garlanding upon arrival in India
  • Shoe covers at the Taj Mahal
  • Monument entrance fees
  • All applicable taxes
Excluded
  • Beverages with meals
  • Entry visa to India
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal spendings
  • Any optional tours
  • Airfare
  • Tipping
Itinerary
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Day 1: New Delhi Arrival

Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will be Greeted and Escorted by our Memphis Tours Executive to your Hotel and then check in.

Delhi is a city waiting to be explored.

Day 2: Delhi City Tour

After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. Your North India Tour Package will start from Delhi.

First, you will see the Red Fort (from outside). Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens. (Red Fort is closed on Monday). Then, you will go to Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) that is made of red sandstone and white marble. It is India's largest mosque where more than 20.000 people can kneel in prayer at one time.

After that, enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk. Then, you will have a visit to the Raj Ghat on the banks of the river Yamuna is Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial. An eternal flame burns 24 hours. You will be driven through Lutyens Delhi and see India Gate which commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. Then, you will photo stop at Rashtrapati Bhawan once the Viceroy's residence is now the official residence of the President of India.

Later, you will have a visit to Qutub Minar the landmark of Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in 1368. After enjoying your day, you will return back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Varanasi Overview

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to board a flight to Varanasi. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Enjoy evening Aarti at Ganga Ghat. Gange aarti is a magnificent event during the evening in the Varanasi that one must not miss to see it. After that, return to your hotel.

Overnight in Varanasi.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Khajuraho Temples Tour

Today, in the early morning, you will experience the life of Varanasi ancient city. Your North India Tour Package will give you the chance to see the beauty of the rising sun on the Ganges Boat Ride. Also enjoy the early morning rituals of the Hindus being performed.

Later, you will return back to your hotel for breakfast. Then, you will be transferred to Varanasi airport to board a flight for Khajuraho.

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Afterwards, enjoy a visit to the Eastern and Western Group of Temples. You will visit the Eastern Group of temples; the Parsvanatha Temple, the Adinatha Temple, and the Santinatha Temple. The temples have outside carvings of beautiful figures of Hindu gods, goddesses on the outside. Also, you will visit the Western Group of temples, which consist of a group of artistic temples built in sandstone. The sculptures of Hindu deities, dancers and musicians appear to be so natural as if they would come alive any time. After that, you will return to your hotel and overnight in Khajuraho.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Welcome Agra

After breakfast, you will be driven to Jhansi railway station, en route, you will visit Orchha, the erstwhile capital city of the Bundela rulers. The town is famous for its palaces and temples built in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Betwa River, on whose banks Orchha lies, and the forests around it attract tourist to this place.

After this visit, you will be transferred to Jhansi railway station to board the train for Agra, a town famous for its beautiful medieval monuments. On arrival in Agra, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Agra City Tour

After breakfast, you will visit the world famous monument of India the Taj Mahal, a poem in white marble, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. (Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.)

After the visit, take a Tonga ride till Agra Fort, Tonga is a horse drawn carriage which was a popular mode of transport in the olden times. At the evening visit Marble factory.Then, after enjoying your day, you will be back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Jaipur Arrival

After breakfast, you will be driven to Jaipur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great. The Mosque is considered a copy for the Mosque at Mecca and is extremely elegant, containing elements of Hindu and Persian design.

On arrival in Jaipur, you will be transferred to your hotel and overnight there.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Jaipur City Tour

After breakfast, enjoy the full day visit of Jaipur city. First, you will visit the Amber Fort which is one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture. It gives extensive views over a deep narrow valley and the wider plains beyond.

After that, you will visit Hawa Mahal: the palace of the wind (Hawa Mahal) with 953 windows and niches.

In the evening enjoy Aarti Ceremony in Birla Mandir, which is a very auspicious Hindu ritual in which they offer their prayers (traditional Hindi song) to God. The Guru or the Master with his devotees, sing the prayers along with the lighting of the small lamps.

Finish your day with learning an Art of Turban and Saree tying. After that, back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Delhi - Final Departure

After breakfast, you will drive to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to the international airport to board flight for onward journey.

Prices
Golden Accommodation

Prices
April - September
$ 1105 Per Person in Triple
$ 1310 Per Person in Double
$ 2070 Per Person Travelling Alone
October - March
$ 1345 Per Person in Triple
$ 1540 Per Person in Double
$ 2520 Per Person Travelling Alone
Diamond Accommodation

Prices
April - September
$ 1290 Per Person in Triple
$ 1485 Per Person in Double
$ 2520 Per Person Travelling Alone
October - March
$ 1605 Per Person in Triple
$ 1800 Per Person in Double
$ 3040 Per Person Travelling Alone
Prices

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the best possible price. Prices are valid all the year, except during Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020.

Child Policy

- 0 - 4.99 Free of Charge

- 5 - 10 pay 25% of tour price

- 11 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

Note: If the tour package includes flights, trains, jungle safari, private monument, an extra supplement will be applicable to the child.

Payment Policy

An invoice shall be generated, once received confirmation on a tour. The deposit 50% of the total cost, will be required at the time of confirmation. You can pay by bank transfer or credit card. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. The balance 50% is payable 30 days before the commencement of the tour plus any applicable insurance premiums.

Note: Kindly note that in special cases wherein a hotel requires 100% payment in advance (during festive period i.e. Pushkar Fair, Christmas, New Year, etc.), will be payable along with 50% tour deposit. As per hotel policy, this amount will not be refundable.

Tour Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing. The cancellation charges shall be as follows:

  • If you cancel before 45 days of tour commencement date, there will be no cancellation fees, except components which require per booking (train, flight and safaris).
  • If you cancel on or before 44-30 days of tour commencement date, 25% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • If you cancel on or before 29-15 days of tour commencement date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Less than 14 Days before arrival 100% cancellation will be applicable.
Changes By You

If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible. In the event of such change(s) being made, you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by us and our suppliers in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Any name changes must be provided to us in writing and are subject to any airline/ train fees or penalties.

Passports & Visa Fees

All Passengers are responsible for securing proper documentation prior to joining the tour. Passports are required; in addition, travelers are advised to check with local consulates for full details regarding Visa requirements. Please note securing a valid visa for entry is sole responsibility of the traveler.

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