IN02-1: 9 Days Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Varanasi - Delhi
Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi, Airport pick-up
Welcome to participate in our India north east tour package from Delhi! Upon your landing, our local representative will pick you up at the airport and then accompany you to head for the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangements.
Day 2: Old & New Delhi city tour
Delhi is generally divided into the Old Delhi and New Delhi. Today we will start the visit from the Old Delhi. First we will pay a visit to Raj Ghat, the tomb of Mahatma Gandhi, who is regarded as the Father of India. There is a big black marble terrace equipped with a candelabrum as well as flowers beds for people to commemorate this great man. Next we are going to Jama Masjid Mosque. Completed in six years, it is the largest mosque throughout the country. Later we will drive by the Red Fort and stop at Chandni Chowk, which used to be the largest market in Delhi. Here, you can learn about the lifestyle of locals and experience India customs. Besides, we will arrange you the auto-rickshaw, a unique transportation tool in India, to tour around Chandni Chowk.
In the afternoon, we will explore New Delhi. You will be surely marveled at the two UNESCO World Heritages sites there, namely Qutub Minar & Humayun's Tomb. After the visit, we will drive for Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a beautiful Sikh temple. On the way, we will pass by some landmarks of India, such as the India Gate, Parliament House, and some other government secretarial buildings.
Day 3: Drive for 5h from Delhi to Agra by private car, Agra city tour
Today we will drive for Agra, the second destination city in our travel. After arriving and checking into the hotel, we will successively go to visit the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah and Mehtab Bagh, two reputed attractions in the city. As the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah and the Taj Mahal look very similar to each other, the Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah is also nicknamed as the Baby Taj. Mehtab Bagh is a large green area standing opposite to the Taj Mahal across a river. Thanks to the advantageous location, it is a perfect place for admiring the Taj Mahal away from the crowds.
Day 4: Agra highlights tour with Taj Mahal
Today we will welcome the most exciting part in our India north east tour from Delhi. Early in the morning, we will go to visit the Taj Mahal, which is known as one of the new seven wonders in the world. As the Taj Mahal presents the most beautiful moment at sunrise, plus the pleasant temperature and less tourists, morning is the best time to visit it. Then our driver will send you back to the hotel to enjoy a delicious breakfast. After, let's continue the trip to the Agra Fort, an important Mughal monument known as the Red Fort built in the 16th century. Afternoon is free time, so that you can hang out on your own in nearby attractions.
Day 5: 5-6 hours' drive to Jaipur with visits to Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri
On the 5th day of our India north east tour package from Delhi, we will drive to Jaipur, the Pink City. On the way, we will stop by Fatehpur Sikri, the former capital of Mughal Empire. Continuing forward, we can see the Chand Baori, a stepwell built over one thousand years ago in the Abhaneri Village. After arrival, our driver will assist you with checking in. Then you can have a good rest and get prepared for the next day's travel.
Day 6: Jaipur city day tour with Amber Fort
Our first stop in Jaipur is the Amber Fort standing on a hill, 11 kilometers (7 miles) to the north of the city. It is a large architecture complex built in 1592 for the vassal king Man Singh. Upon arrival, we will climb for 10 to 15 minutes or take a jeep to go up. After the visit, we will return to the city center. On the way, we will take a layover at Jal Mahal Palace for you to take photos on the bank. Later we are going to visit the Maharaja City Palace and the observatory-Jantar Mantar. We will round off today's visit with a photo stop at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds.
Day 7: Fly 1.5h from Jaipur to Varanasi, Airport-hotel transfer
Today you need to say goodbye to Jaipur and take a plane to Varanasi. Upon landing, our local representative will transfer you to the hotel. During the rest of the day, you can either relax in the hotel or wander around casually.
Day 8: Varanasi full day sightseeing with Ganga Aarti Ceremony
The Ganges is the holy river in India. This morning, we will take a boat to sightsee the two open-air crematories on the bank of the Ganges River, namely the Manikarnika Ghat and Harishchandra Ghat. You can also see devout Hindus bathing in the Ganges. After that, we will go ashore to visit some famous attractions, like Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir and Banaras Hindu University.
In the afternoon, we will head for Sarnath, one of the holy places of Buddhism. You will be surprised at the large number of Indian Buddhist art treasures in the museum. At night, we will attend the famous Aarti Ceremony - an ancient sacred sacrificial ceremony that has lasted for thousands of years. While watching the holy scenes, you will be easily touched by the devotion of the Indians to their gods and the love and awe to the Ganges.
Day 9: Fly 2h to Delhi, Departure from Delhi
Today, our India north east tour from Delhi is about to end. Our driver will send you to the Varanasi Airport to catch your flight to Delhi. After arrival, you can take the departure international flight by yourself. Hope our tour can leave you a wonderful memory!
|Destinations||Luxury Hotels||Standard Hotels|
|Delhi||Le Meridien New Delhi - Downtown||Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini|
|Agra||Taj Hotel & Convention Centre Agra||Holiday Inn Agra MG Road |
|Jaipur||ITC Rajputana Luxury Collection||Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre|
|Varanasi||Taj Ganges Varanasi||Ramada Plaza JHV Varanasi|
Tour with us, you will enjoy
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
|Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec|
|Apr - Sep|
|Tour Prices with Luxury Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec||$1539 |
|Apr - Sep||$1409 |
|Tour Prices with Standard Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec||$1339 |
|Apr - Sep||$1219 |
- Economy class airfare of Jaipur - Varanasi - Delhi.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
- Personal assistance by our representative on airport arrival.
- Service of English speaking local guides per itinerary.
- All transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
- Entrance fees for mentioned monuments per itinerary.
- Rickshaw ride through Chandi Chowk bazaar in Old Delhi.
- All government applicable taxes and service charges.
- International flight into and out of Delhi.
- Lunches and dinners, but advice freely available.
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.
- India Visa Fee.