North India Highlights Overview

Experience a northern India tour through the most exciting parts of the country. Explore intriguing Delhi, visit the Rajasthani gem of Jaipur, marvel at the magnificent Taj Mahal and take a river cruise down the Ganges in Varanasi.

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      USD $2,030
      CAD $2,165
      AUD $2,245
      EUR €1,515
      GBP £1,345
      NZD $2,655
      ZAR R20,420
      CHF FR1,865
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later North India Highlights.

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  • 2013-12-24 - 2014-12-31

Experience the highlights of North India from Delhi to Varanasi.

Visit India and explore the highlights of the north on this adventure tour from Delhi to Varanasi. Discover the 'Pink City' of Jaipur, witness the Mughal splendours of Delhi and Agra, and soak up the ambiance of holy Varanasi. This wonderful introduction to the magic of India includes lavish palaces, vibrant bazaars, Kama Sutra temple carvings, Bollywood blockbusters and the incomparable Taj Mahal. Packed with highlights and hidden gems, take time to discover the beating heart of India.

  • Uncover the secrets of Indian cookery in Orchha
  • Peruse Khajuraho's erotic temple carvings
  • Mingle with pilgrims in spiritual Varanasi
  • Visit the timeless Taj Mahal of Agra
  • Get swept up in a kaleidoscope of colours in Delhi
  • Discover the delights of the 'Pink City' of Jaipur
  • Get entranced by a Bollywood blockbuster

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New Delhi, India
  • Finish:

    New Delhi, India
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Heritage Property (2 nts), Hotel (9 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Cycle rickshaw, Metro, Plane, Private vehicle, Train
  • Included activities:

    Agra - Agra Fort, Agra - Taj Mahal, Delhi - Jama Masjid, Delhi - Old Delhi walking tour, Delhi - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple), Jaipur - Amber Fort guided tour, Jaipur - Walking tour, Khajuraho - Home-cooked lunch & family visit, Khajuraho - Kama Sutra temples, Khajuraho - Traditional dance performance, Orchha - Cooking demonstration, Orchha - Orchha Palace, Orchha - Ram Raja Temple puja (prayer) ceremony, Orchha - Taragram visit, Varanasi - Old city walking tour, Varanasi - Sunrise boat ride, Varanasi - Sunset candle flower ceremony

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    750kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking. Khujuraho airport: Please note that due to ongoing construction works at Khujuraho airport, many airlines have reduced the number of flights into and out of this airport. As a result we have had to reroute some trips between Khujuraho and Varanasi to an overnight train rather than the flight. Whilst this will only happen on the odd occasion, please be aware that this changed may be made to your itinerary. We will do all we can to secure seats on available flights and will let you know if we have to change your trip. Your itinearry will not change with the exception of this flight. All activities will continue to be included.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,030
    CAD $2,165
    AUD $2,245
    EUR €1,515
    GBP £1,345
    NZD $2,655
    ZAR R20,420
    CHF FR1,865
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $169
    CAD $180
    AUD $187
    EUR €126
    GBP £112
    NZD $221
    ZAR R1,701
    CHF FR155
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Days 1-2 Delhi

It's big, it's bold, it's busy - and there is nowhere in the world quite like it. Delhi's sights and sounds are sure to engage and intrigue.

Days 3-4 Jaipur

Jaipur was designed by royalty and has delighted visitors for centuries with its pink-hued buildings, wonderful bazaars and rainbow of bright colours dancing along hectic streets.

Day 5 Agra

Famed for the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, Agra is a city with a fascinating history and is rich in Mughal heritage, lush gardens and exquisite buildings and temples.

Days 6-7 Orchha

Meaning 'hidden', Orchha is a small village with a grand history and is covered with 16th-century temples and buildings still standing proud.

Day 8 Khajuraho

Khajuraho is a small, friendly city that is best known for its Hindu and Jain temples that are adorned with erotic carvings depicting the Kama Sutra.

Days 9-10 Varanasi

The holy city of Varanasi, sitting on the River Ganges for thousands of years, attracts scores of pilgrims and travellers wanting to discover something divine.

Days 11-12 Delhi

Delhi has been an important city in India for well over 2000 years, and its cultural richness and diversity radiates from every corner.
    • 12
    • HHKH
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,030
      CAD $2,165
      AUD $2,245
      EUR €1,515
      GBP £1,345
      NZD $2,655
      ZAR R20,420
      CHF FR1,865
      *
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