Impressions of India - 12N/13D

Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai

Overview

Discover India with Indian Cultural Tours and explore its ancient flavours, monuments, religions, unique art & culture, a glorious past and blend of tradition, unique smells of incense, visual wealth of ancient architecture, extremely beautiful palaces, havelis, terrific temples, enchanting lakes, gardens and many more worth seeing places and picturesque nature sights.

India tour packages give you a golden opportunity to explore its numerous flavours and experience, and the essence of the best of India. India Tours will let you know that India is one of the oldest civilizations of the world and is surely a varied country. It is a famous tourist hub globally with various exciting picturesque places and lots of monuments and heritages.

For a long time, India has been mesmerizing the world with its ancient flavours and that is why it attracts tourists and vacationers from all over the world to explore adventure, spiritual enlightenment or wealth. Indian cultural tour lets you remarkable see all these. India tour packages let you know about the vivacious and splendid past of this imperial land by visiting its timeless monuments.

Each part of India tours let you find some of the magnificent monuments and heritages like ancient elegant palaces, temples, extraordinary havelis, garrisons, implausible forts, antique mansions, and more. There is nothing more picturesque on Earth like India. India tour packages include some of the major attractions of India like the capital of India, Delhi also known as the capital of Mughal Empires. The lake city of Udaipur, Taj Mahal in Agra- one of the seven wonders of the world, the pink city Jaipur, marine drive in Mumbai, the city of the eternal holiness Varanasi, enthralling temples of Khajuraho and other monuments.

Arrival Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
Languages English, Spanish, German, Italian, French
Highlights
  • Guided tour of Delhi including India Gate, Raj Ghat, Govt. Buildings
  • Explore historical sites in Delhi like Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Red Fort, and Qutub Minar
  • Guided tour to Varanasi including Sarnath
  • Ganges Boat Ride in Varanasi
  • Guided tour to Agra including Taj Mahal, Agra Fort
  • Enjoy Tonga ride in Agra
  • Guided tour to Jaipur including Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar
  • Enjoy an Elephant ride up to the Amber Fort
  • Guided tour to Udaipur including City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion-ki Bari
  • Enjoy a public boat ride on the Pichola Lake
  • Guided tour to Mumbai visit Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens
Important Note
  • In the case of waitlisted booking, we have to hold the alternate, for which we will advise the supplement OR reduction accordingly.
  • The above rates are based on presently prevailing taxes and entrances to the monuments. If there is any change, prices will also change accordingly.
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur is subject to the availability of elephants.
  • Check-in and Check-out time is 1200 Hrs.
  • Given rates are based on the present rate of exchange and it may be changed.

Tour Map

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 01: Flight to Delhi

    Arrive in Delhi. On arrival, you will be greeted and assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel.

    DELHI - It is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many times the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 02: Delhi

    After breakfast, visit Red Fort (from Outside)– the 17th-century imposing fortress, the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India’s largest mosque where more than 20,000 people can kneel in prayer and Raj Ghat –Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial. In the afternoon, explore New Delhi. You will drive past President’s Palace and India Gate (42m high), built to commemorate the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, and the Qutub Minar, the highest sands stone minaret in the world (73 meters).

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 03: Delhi – Varanasi

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board the flight to Varanasi. Varanasi derives its name from the two streams – Varuna in the north and Assi in the south.

    In the afternoon, take an excursion trip to Sarnath, 9 km from Varanasi, one of Buddhism’s major centres in India. (Museum at Sarnath remains closed on Fridays).

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Varanasi - Khajuraho

    Leave early morning you experience the life of this ancient city. See the beauty of the rising sun on the Ganges Boat Ride (subject to the level of water). Experience the early morning rituals of the Hindus being performed, thousands of people taking a bath in the holy river believing they will be free from the circle of rebirth. It is interesting to see the pilgrims offering sweets, flowers and holy water to the Sun God.

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board the flight to Khajuraho, home to the most famous erotic temples built in the 10 & 11th century by the Chandella Rulers. On arrival, transfer to the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Khajuraho - Jhansi - Agra

    After breakfast, visit the Eastern Group of temples mainly dedicated to the Jain teachers - Tirthankaras - The Parsvanatha Temple, the Adinatha Temple, and the Santinatha Temple. The temples are ornately carved on the outside with beautiful figures of Hindu gods, goddesses. Also, 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.

    Later, drive to Jhansi railway station to board the train to New Delhi - Shatabadi Express 1755 / 2025 Hrs to Agra.

    On arrival, check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6: Agra

    After breakfast, visit Taj Mahal (1631-1653), a poem in white marble, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal. Later, visit Agra Fort (Fort and Palace) situated on the west bank of the river Jamuna. Also, enjoy the Tonga ride in Agra. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

    IMP: TAJ MAHAL REMAINS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS

  • Day 7: Agra - Jaipur

    After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. On the way, visit Fatehpur Sikri. It is a beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. The Mughals later abandoned this city for lack of water.

    Maharaja Jai Singh II built Jaipur in the 18th century. It is a planned city built with ancient Hindu rules as the colonial capital of a richly colourful state of Rajasthan. The whole city was painted pink to welcome the visit of Prince Albert in 1853. On arrival, check-in the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 8: Jaipur

    After breakfast, a half-day excursion trip takes you to Amber Fort with Elephant ride. En route, make a photo stop at the Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). In the afternoon visit the “Pink City” of Jaipur. You will visit City Palace, and Royal Observatory (Jantar Manter-1728-34).

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 9: Jaipur - Udaipur

    After breakfast, drive to Udaipur. Udaipur is considered to be a romantic city - with its lakes, gardens, temples, and palaces – it is an oasis in the Thar Desert. The city of dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis.

    On arrival in Udaipur, check-in at the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 10: Udaipur

    After breakfast, visit the City Palace built on the bank of the Pichola Lake, by Maharana Udai Singh in 1570. The Jagdish Temple – (1651) a fine example of the Nagara style of temple architecture. Sahelion-ki Bari an ornamental pleasure garden specially made for the ladies of the palace in the 18th century. It has beautiful fountains, trees, and flowers.

    In the afternoon, enjoy a public boat ride on the Pichola Lake.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 11: Udaipur - Mumbai

    In the morning, pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the flight to Mumbai.

    On arrival, check-in at the hotel.

    (Room available from 1200 Hrs)

    Later, enjoy the sightseeing of Mumbai city, which is a rich blend of east and west. The tour includes the 26 meters high British-built Arch "Gateway of India"- Mumbai's landmark built to honour the visit of George V and Queen Mary in 1911, Marine Drive - dubbed as the Queen's Necklace is Mumbai's most popular promenades and a favourite sunset watching spot. Hanging Gardens are so named since they are located on top of the series of tanks that supply water to Mumbai. Pass by the `towers of silence' the crematorium of the Parsis. Also, visit Kamla Nehru Park.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 12: Mumbai

    After breakfast, leave for an excursion trip to Elephanta Caves, 10 km across the sea, northeast from Mumbai's harbour. The island houses the wonders of the temples of the 7th century dedicated to Lord Shiva as the Creator, Preserver, and Destroyer and in "Cosmic Dance".

    Spend the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

    IMP: Elephanta Caves are closed on Monday.

  • Day 13: Mumbai Departure

    You will be transferred to the international airport to board the flight for onward journey.

    (Room available till 1200 Hrs)

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