Experience this North India tour as it takes you from the renowned and holy River Ganges in Varanasi to the exotic Khajuraho temples. This is a culture lover’s dream. You’ll finish in serene Udaipur, the City of Lakes, an ideal spot for reminiscing on your adventures.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3DelhiRed Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India GateColonels Retreat, Hilton Garden Inn
3 - 5VaranasiBoat Rides on The Ganges, Ganga Aarti, Spirituality, SarnathThe Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi
5 - 6KhajurahoUNESCO World Heritage Site, Temples, Sound and Light ShowThe Lalit Temple View
6 - 8AgraTaj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar Mausoleum or Sikandra Fort, Tonga RideThe Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road, The Trident Agra
8 - 11JaipurAmber Fort, City Palace, The Palace of Winds, Jantar MantarJas Vilas, Shahpura House
11 - 13UdaipurBoat Ride on Scenic Lake Pichola, City Palace, Aravalli HillsJagat Niwas Palace, Fateh Niwas
13 - 13DelhiRed Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India Gate

Ideal For

  • Heritage
  • Relaxation

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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 2,724 /person
  • Option 2 $ 3,001 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 12 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Delhi – Varanasi, Varanasi – Khajuraho, Udaipur – Delhi
  • The following train journeys in the highest class available : Jhansi – Agra (NDLS Shatabdi – Dep.18:44 hrs, Arr.21:10 hrs)
  • All activities as listed :
    • Delhi: City Highlights of Delhi
    • Delhi: 1-2 hr Cycle rickshaw ride
    • Varanasi: City Highlights of Varanasi
    • Khajuraho: City Highlights of Khajuraho
    • Agra: City Highlights of Agra
    • Agra: City Highlights of Fatehpur Sikri
    • Jaipur: City Highlights of Jaipur
    • Udaipur: City Highlights of Udaipur
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with unlimited mileage and a trusted chauffeur throughout your trip, apart from during your stay at a beach/backwater resort or houseboat if applicable.
  • All activities described in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, and accommodation availability.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Delhi

2 Days

Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Delhi
Whether you want a whirlwind tour or wish to enjoy an in-depth experience of Delhi’s numerous sights, the choice is yours on this full day tour! Discover the Old Town with its bustling markets, including Chandni Chowk, once the grandest Indian market. Head to the imposing Red Fort and onto India’s largest mosque, the Jama Masjid, beautifully decorated with paintings, inlaid stones, carvings and glazed tiles. Feast at the colorful, open-air food and craft bazaar of Dilli Haat. Visit Laxminarayan Temple, built in honor of the Hindu goddess of wealth, and its beautiful gardens. Discover the UNESCO World heritage site Humayun’s Tomb, a monumental landmark in Indo-Islamic architecture with its perfect synthesis of Persian architecture and Indian traditions. Enjoy the calm serenity of the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Visit this Sikh Gurudwara and witness the Langar (free kitchen), where everyone is welcomed and fed a vegetarian meal, irrespective of color, cast, creed, age or gender. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Red Fort closed on Mondays)

Cycle rickshaw ride
Jump into the hustle and bustle of Old Delhi on a fascinating and comfortable cycle rickshaw ride! Sit back, relax and observe as your rickshaw wallah weaves you through the narrow, popular lanes, amidst the swarming masses of people. Your local guide will highlight all the different sections of the market as you breathe in the wonderful aromas of the spice market, the largest in Asia, and the wafts of burning incense from nearby stalls. There’s a sense of the medieval in these bazaars, and items for sale range from the colorful to the quirky, from bangles and silver jewelry to herbal potion concoctions. Supported by your local guide, this is undoubtedly one of the best and most thrilling ways to experience traditional Delhi!

Hotel Options

Colonels Retreat – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Hilton Garden Inn – Opt 2
RoomHilton Evolution Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 3 - 5

Flight from Delhi to Varanasi

Varanasi

2 Days

Varanasi, the holy city, is older than history and legend! Located along the banks of the holy River Ganges, it is the oldest living city in the world.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Varanasi
Be enchanted when you go on a tour of the colorful, bustling maze of ghats and temples lining the River Ganges. As a meeting place between the physical and spiritual worlds, this can be an intense experience as life and death come together. Cruise around the River Ganges on morning and evening boat rides. where you can watch pilgrims giving offerings to their holy river. Participate in the enthralling Ganga Aarti, a heartwarming and fascinating prayer ceremony. Discover architectural relics and artwork at Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum. You can also venture to a nearby hamlet and observe daily village life. On every day except Fridays, you can visit the ancient seat of wisdom Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first lecture after attaining enlightenment.

Hotel Options

The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 5 - 6

Flight from Varanasi to Khajuraho

Khajuraho

1 Day

Khajuraho is famous all over the world for its erotic carvings spread over three groups of temples.

Included Activities

Highlights of Khajuraho
Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of the temples of Khajuraho. These sculptured stone temples are dedicated to Hindu Gods Shiva and Vishnu, and to Jain patriarchs.The eastern temples are dominated by Jainism, most notably Parsvanath temple. All the temples are famous for erotic sculptures, evocative of the Kama Sutra, and their Nagara architecture. In the waning glow of the setting sun, you can enjoy the Sound and Light show. This fascinating evening show lasts one hour and depicts the life and times of the great Chandela Kings. (Full Day, Private Activity, except Sound & Light Show; Private Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Sound & Light show from 1830 hrs to 1930 hrs)

Hotel Options

The Lalit Temple View – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Garden View
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 6 - 8

Drive from Khajuraho to Jhansi (175 km, 4 hrs)

Board the NDLS Shatabdi 12001 train departing from Jhansi at 18:44 hrs and arriving in Agra at 21:10 hrs

Agra

2 Days

Discover the magic of white marble at Agra! The city is home to UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Agra
Romance at sunrise and sunset and have your audience with the white marble Mughal mausoleum of the Taj Mahal, grandly overlooking the Yamuna River, during your full day tour of Agra. Head to the lesser known Mehtab Bagh for prime viewing of the world’s greatest monument of love. The Taj Mahal is not the only UNESCO World Heritage site to explore in Agra – you can witness the divine red sandstone Agra Fort, also a player in this renowned undying love story. If you wish, discover this fabled city with a ride in a decorated tonga (horse drawn carriage) and enjoy a visit to a local market! (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Taj Mahal closed on Fridays)

Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
Discover the former Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri that was built and founded in the 1500s by the third Mughal Emperor, Akbar. This was a planned imperial city that would bring leaders of many religions together as Akbar held ideals of a syncretistic faith. Unfortunately just ten years after completion the city was deserted due to drought and water shortages. Now a UNESCO world heritage site, this half day tour is a very popular stop en route from Agra to Jaipur. (Half Day, Private Activity en route to Jaipur; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options

The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
The Trident Agra – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Garden View
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 8 - 11

Drive from Agra to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (250 km, 5 hrs)

Jaipur

3 Days

Jaipur is the eternal rose pink city and gateway to North India’s most colorful state, Rajasthan.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Jaipur
Wander into regality during your full day tour! Explore Amber Fort, a fabulous sandstone fort complex that overlooks the city. Visit Albert Hall, the state museum of Rajasthan with its vast collection of interesting regional Indian artifacts. Observe the aesthetically beautiful honeycombed façade of Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). Discover the architecturally rich City Palace with its many regal courtyards, temples and pavilions, and Govind Devji Temple, dedicated to Hindu God Krishna, situated in the heart of the old city. Head to the world’s largest stone observatory – the Jantar Mantar. Visit the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, which acts to preserve the traditional Indian technique of hand block textile printing and boasts numerous beautiful examples. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options

Jas Vilas – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Shahpura House – Opt 2
RoomRoyal Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleHeritage
Day 11 - 13

Drive from Jaipur to Udaipur (450 km, 6 hrs)

Udaipur

2 Days

Udaipur is the City of Lakes! Tucked away in the heart of the forested Aravalli Hills, this regally romantic city has always stood out from Rajasthan’s other desert cities with its network of manmade lakes.

Included Activities

City Highlights of Udaipur
Cruise into the City of Lakes and soak up historic culture. Tour the 16th century City Palace, a flamboyant and towering structure sitting on a hilltop and one of the largest palaces in the state, boasting spectacular views and an intriguing museum. Explore 17th century Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Hindu God Krishna. Discover Saheliyon ki Bari, the ‘Garden of Maids’, which boasts lush lawns, stunning lotus pools, marble pavilions and even elephant-shaped fountains! Head to the crystal gallery to witness the world’s largest private collection of crystal. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options

Jagat Niwas Palace – Opt 1
RoomHeritage Lake View
MealsBreakfast
StyleHeritage
Fateh Niwas – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
StyleResort
Day 13 - 13

Flight from Udaipur to Delhi

Delhi

0 Days

Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.

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What our guests say about this trip

The name indeed lived up to its name. We certainly did have an Enchanting travel through North India. Christina Gomez, our Travel Consultant, helped us plan our trip exactly the way we wanted. Christina’s genuine assistance greatly contributed to this amazing holiday. She helped us picked the best hotels and sights. A big thank you to Lavina Pal, our Trip Coordinator. Lavina made our trip extra special, she was never too far way and always ensured our trip was going smoothly. She responded promptly to our requests and changes, (e.g. last minute changes to our flights). Thank you to all the chauffeurs and guides, they are very knowledgeable, patient and caring. We arrived home safely after a 24 day trip to India. This was a trip of a life time. Just perfect. Thank You Enchanting Travels.

– Anita & Antony Shea
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Highlights of the North

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