This North India Luxury Tour is a 10 day holiday tour package, which skilfully blends luxurious experiences with the magic of travel. As you visit the top cities of North India and enjoy sightseeing tours of Delhi, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, and Varanasi, you also get to enjoy luxurious experiences. As interests can vary with groups, these special experiences are offered as add-ons or optional tours, which can be booked as per tastes and preferences.
Optional Special Experiences include a visit to the Kingdom of Dreams in Delhi, Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur, and the Mohabbat-e-taj musical show in Agra.
Luxury coaches for sightseeing, accommodation in luxurious 5-star hotels, heritage hotels and palace hotels, and flights by full-service airlines – all add to enhance the luxurious quotient of this North India holiday tour.
This North India Luxury Tour begins with your arrival at Delhi Airport. Our representative will meet you on arrival and escort you to a waiting luxury vehicle for the transfer to the pre-booked hotel. At the hotel, you will be welcomed the traditional way with garlands and tikka! Relax in your rooms after completing the check-in formalities.Overnight in Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, we will set out on a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Delhi - a tour that takes you on a sightseeing tour of some of the top attractions of Old & New Delhi. Attractions that we visit on this tour include Raj Ghat, Red Fort, and Jamma Masjid. We will enjoy a Cycle-rickshaw ride through the lanes meandering through Chandni Chowk and visit the famous Spice Market of Old Delhi. Later, the tour continues to the India Gate, Akshardham Mandir and other attractions.
At the end of the tour, you have the option of returning to the hotel or proceeding for a shopping tour through the major markets of Delhi. You can also sign up for a Special experience of Delhi such as a visit to the Kingdom of Dreams.Overnight in Delhi
On Day 3 of this North India Luxury Tour, we will embark on a scenic road trip to Jaipur, renowned as the Pink City for its pink / red hued buildings. We will proceed on the journey in the late morning after a leisurely breakfast and check out from the hotel in Delhi.
On arrival at Jaipur, we will check in at the pre-booked luxury hotel / resort. No other activities are specifically scheduled for today; relax at the hotel; opt for a Night Tour of Jaipur, or better still, sign up for a Chokhi Dhani Special Experience.Overnight in Jaipur
Day 4 of this luxury holiday tour begins with an early breakfast and an Excursion to Amer Fort, a grand fort with beatific marble and red sandstone palaces, halls and pavilions. After touring the Amer Fort, visit the Nahargarh Fort and the Jaigarh Fort.
We will then head back to the city and take a break from sightseeing for a lavish lunch. Later, we will continue on our tour and visit the Jantar Mantar, one of the ancient observatories with larger-than-life red sandstone and marble instruments. The World's largest stone sun-dial is located here and is renowned to tell the exact time even today.
After a tour of Jantar Mantar, we will visit the City Palace, a real palace where even today a real Maharajah / King resides with his family. Quite a portion of the City Palace is open for the tourists and makes for an interesting insight into the lives and treasuries of the royal family of Jaipur. Our Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur ends with a visit to the Hawa Mahal and a drop back at the hotel.
Guests can always opt to extend their tour and visit the gem workshops in Jaipur, the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, and go shopping at the local bazaars for textiles, accessories and jewellery. There is even a shop - Gem Palace, where you can buy jewellery once owned by the Royal family.Overnight in Jaipur
After an early breakfast, we will check out from the hotel in Jaipur and proceed on the drive to Fatehpur Sikri. Once a flourishing capital of Emperor Akbar's empire, this city is little more than a ghost town now, albeit with some of the best preserved architectural landmarks of the Mughal dynasty. Enjoy a guided Sightseeing Tour of Fatehpur Sikri, with special emphasis on landmarks such as the Buland Darwaza.
At the conclusion of the fort, we will continue on the drive to Agra, the land of the Taj Mahal and the next stop on this North India Luxury Holiday Tour. On arrival at Agra, proceed to the pre-booked hotel for check-in and relax.Overnight in Agra
Day 6 of this North India Luxury tour begins quite early in the morning, before sunrise. We will proceed for a Sunrise Tour of Taj Mahal, an experience quite unlike any other, for the views, the solitude, and the serenity. It is a mesmerizing experience to see the Taj Mahal come alive with a soft glow as the golden rays of the morning sun illuminate it. The pinkish hue of the sky in the backdrop just adds to the magic. This is the time when you can actually experience the Taj in solitude, with hardly anyone around.
After the tour, we will return to the hotel for breakfast. After a short break, we will resume our Sightseeing Tour of Agra and visit attractions such as the Agra Fort and the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, which is also known as Baby Taj. We will also visit the marble workshops to see the delicate process of inlaying coloured stones and gems into marble.
We will return to the hotel after the tour. In the evening, guests have the option of visiting the Kalakriti Cultural Centre for the Mohabbat-e-Taj musical show, one of the most beautiful ways of getting to know the story behind the Taj Mahal.Overnight in Agra
Today is another early day and will begin with an early morning checkout from the hotel in Agra. We will now proceed to the Agra railway station to board the train to Jhansi. Breakfast will be on-board the train.
Our representative will meet you at Jhansi and escort you on the drive to Orchha, the first place you will explore today. The Orchha Fort Complex is an ancient fort complex dating back to the early 16th Century and one of its main attractions is its Raja Ram Temple. Explore the fort, before continuing on the drive to Khajuraho, the town renowned for its temples with erotic sculptures.
On arrival at Khajuraho, we will check in at a pre-booked hotel and proceed to enjoy a Light & Sound Show at the Khajuraho Temple Complex. We will return to the hotel after the show ends.Overnight in Khajuraho
Today, after a leisurely breakfast, we will check out from the hotel in Khajuraho and embark on a Guided Khajuraho Temple Tour. Dating back to the late 10th Century, these ancient temples are dedicated to the Hindu and Jain faiths, and are mainly famous for the sculptures that cover their walls.
After the tour, we will proceed to the airport, in time for the flight to Varanasi. Our representative will meet you on arrival at the airport and escort you to Sarnath for a short tour of the temples and stupas that mark the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon.
Later, we will continue on our way to Varanasi, the holy city on the banks of River Ganges. Time-permitting, we will experience the Ganga Aarti before continuing on to the hotel for check-in.Overnight in Varanasi
Day 9 of this Varanasi Luxury Tour begins early in the morning, before sunrise with a scenic boat ride down the River Ganges. This Varanasi Boat Ride is timed to coincide with the Sunrise to ensure that guests can experience the action at the Varanasi Ghats as the sun illuminates the city.
At the end of the boat ride, enjoy a cuppa at the local shops, and wander around the city's bylanes. We will return to the hotel for breakfast and a short break. Later, we will visit the major Temples of Varanasi.Overnight in Varanasi
Today is the last day of the tour and the day of departure. After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to the airport in time for your flight back home with happy memories of your North India Luxury Tour with ToursinVaranasi.com