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Discover the delights of northern India on a round trip from Delhi. Chant on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi, view the Taj Mahal in Agra and admire the Pink City of Jaipur. Incredible India is calling!

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      USD $865
      CAD $840
      AUD $795
      EUR €605
      GBP £540
      NZD $1,055
      ZAR R5,435
      CHF FR655
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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 Indian Getaway.

Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

See the highlights of northern India on an 11-day getaway

See beautiful henna hands, chow down on some chivda (a crunchy cereal snack), lose yourself in the labyrinth of lanes, but whatever you do don’t disrespect a cow – these are the rules of India. In a country of 1.2 billion, prepare for an overwhelming face slap of culture and diversity that is sure to stir the soul. Cities contrast between the rich and poor, old and new, good and bad. It may seem difficult at first, but the people, food and culture make it an utterly captivating destination. Plunge head first into a real life experience like no other.

  • Explore the chaotic streets of Delhi
  • Boat down the Ganges in Varanasi
  • Be wowed by the wondrous Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Escape to the countryside in Tordi
  • Visit the pink city of Jaipur
  • Sample the spicy cuisine of India

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New Delhi, India
  • Finish:

    New Delhi, India
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Heritage Property (1 nt), Hotel (7 nts), Overnight sleeper train (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Auto rickshaw, Cycle rickshaw, Jeep, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Private vehicle, Public bus, Shuttle Bus, Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

    Agra - Taj Mahal, Delhi - Old Delhi walking tour, Jaipur - Amber Fort, Jaipur - Amber Fort guided tour, Jaipur - Hawa Mahal, Varanasi - Old city walking tour, Varanasi - Sunrise boat ride

  • Total price from

    USD $865
    CAD $840
    AUD $795
    EUR €605
    GBP £540
    NZD $1,055
    ZAR R5,435
    CHF FR655
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $78
    CAD $76
    AUD $72
    EUR €55
    GBP £49
    NZD $95
    ZAR R494
    CHF FR59
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Days 1-2 Delhi

With the help of your local guide, avoid the persistent touts and make tracks to the impressive Red Fort, Akshardham Temple and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Explore these iconic wonders, relax into the surroundings and feel content that you have managed to see past the confusion on the streets and into the colorful heart of the capital.

Days 3-5 Varanasi

There is no place in the world quite like Varanasi. Each year, tens of thousands of Hindus make a pilgrimage to Varanasi to devoutly bathe in the Ganges River and pay homage to their ancestors. This is the most sacred sight in India, so jump on a boat and take a sunrise or sunset tour around the ghats. Watch ceremonial performances, cremations and feel the spiritual pull in the atmosphere.

Day 6 Agra

Catch some sleep on an overnight train to Agra, then ponder the incredible beauty of the mighty Taj Mahal. On a guided tour, explore this world wonder that took 22,000 people, 17 years and an incredible labour of love to build.

Day 7 Tordi Garh

Escape the pollution of Agra City and travel through the countryside to Tordi. Scramble onto a camel cart for a village tour around the beautiful surroundings, say namaste to the shy but friendly locals and sleep overnight in a palace.

Days 8-9 Jaipur

In Rajasthan’s most colorful capital, head out on a guided tour of the medieval Amber Fort and wind through the Old Bazaar in search of the perfect pottery, killer kite or spectacular silver jewellery. Then sample the best street food in town; try chaat, pakoras, pani puri, samosas or papad.

Days 10-11 Delhi

After a long journey back to Delhi, soak up the last few days of the adventure. Wander the streets, shop ’til you drop, explore a few more sights and eat, eat, eat.
    • 11
    • HHRI
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $865
      CAD $840
      AUD $795
      EUR €605
      GBP £540
      NZD $1,055
      ZAR R5,435
      CHF FR655
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
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