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 $2,290
      CAD $2,365
      AUD $2,340
      EUR €1,580
      GBP £1,340
      NZD $2,580
      ZAR R23,200
      CHF FR1,910
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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 (5 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:

    566kg 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. 3. Please note that due to ongoing construction works at Khajuraho 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 Khajuraho and Varanasi to an overnight train replacing the flight. Please be aware that while we will continue to do all we can to secure tickets on the limited flights available, this change may need to be made last minute to your itinerary. Your leader will notify you at the Group Meeting of any changes. All activities will continue to be included. 4. This trip is operated by our experienced sister company Peregrine Adventures.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,290
    CAD $2,365
    AUD $2,340
    EUR €1,580
    GBP £1,340
    NZD $2,580
    ZAR R23,200
    CHF FR1,910
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $190
    CAD $197
    AUD $195
    EUR €131
    GBP £111
    NZD $215
    ZAR R1,933
    CHF FR159
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North India Highlights Summary

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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 colors 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 $2,290
      CAD $2,365
      AUD $2,340
      EUR €1,580
      GBP £1,340
      NZD $2,580
      ZAR R23,200
      CHF FR1,910
      *
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