Highlights of India

SITA World Tours
4.8 . Excellent
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Travel Style: Array Mixed
Physical Level: All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. 3- Moderate
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
8 days
From: $ 2,470 $ 309 / day
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Overview

Highlights (Bullets)

    Day 1 – Arrive Delhi
  • Welcome to India’s capital city! Upon arrival, you are treated to a traditional Indian greeting before being escorted to your hotel.
  • Day 2 – Old Delhi Sightseeing
  • After a morning of leisure, you will explore the many sights of Old Delhi, Red Fort (drive by), Raj Ghat, and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. Welcome dinner at the hotel. (BD)
  • Day 3 – New Delhi Sightseeing / Jaipur
  • Enjoy a morning tour of New Delhi driving past the Parliament House, the President’s House and India Gate. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, where you will check in at your hotel. (B)
  • Day 4 – Amber Fort Excursion / Jaipur Sightseeing
  • Visit the mountain fortress of Amber, a superb example of Rajput architecture with its complex of palaces, temples, and ornate apartments. In the afternoon you will tour Jaipur City and visit the Hawa Mahal, City Palace and the ancient observatory. (B)
  • Day 5 – Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra
  • This morning drive to Agra, en route, visiting the abandoned ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. In Agra, visit the 16th century Agra Fort and enjoy the magnificent Taj Mahal in the warm glow of sunset. (B)
  • Day 6 – Agra / Khajuraho
  • Today, board the train for Jhansi. Visit the medieval city of Orcha en route to Khajuraho. This afternoon visit the Western group of temples. Not much has changed to the appearance of the city since the 17th century. (B)
  • Day 7 – Khajuraho / Varanasi
  • Fly out to the holy city of Varanasi (Benares) after visiting the Eastern Group of Temples. Later visit Sarnath, site of Buddha’s first sermon, with its stupas and museum. In the evening proceed to the ghats in cycle rickshaws to witness the evening aarti ceremony.(BD)
  • Day 8 – Varanasi / Delhi
  • Early this morning embark on a cruise on the Ganges. Witness a stunning sight as a multitude of devotees swarm the river and pay obeisance to the rising sun. Later continue on a walking tour of the historic city where spiritualism permeates the walls around you. Fly to for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be provided a day room for your rest and relaxation before being transferred in the evening to board your flight home. (B)

Short Description

Old Delhi, New Delhi, experience the best of Delhi with a visit to the mile-long Chandni Chowk Bazaar followed by a tour of the modern city. You’ll see an abandoned ghost city, the magnificent Taj Mahal at sunset, and a boat ride on the Ganges.

Style Private guided tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value (3*)
Flight & Transport Inclusions N/A
Start City Day 1 - Arrive Delhi
End City Day 8 - Varanasi / Delhi

Theme

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Destinations

India

Attractions & Cities Visited

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Delhi

Day 1: Welcome to India’s capital city! Upon arrival, you are treated to a traditional Indian greeting before being escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 - Old Delhi Sightseeing

Day 2: After a morning of leisure, you will explore the many sights of Old Delhi, Red Fort (drive by), Raj Ghat, and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. Welcome dinner at the hotel. (BD)

Day 3 - New Delhi Sightseeing / Jaipur

Day 3: Enjoy a morning tour of New Delhi driving past the Parliament House, the President’s House and India Gate. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, where you will check in at your hotel. (B)

Day 4 - Amber Fort Excursion / Jaipur Sightseeing

Day 4: Visit the mountain fortress of Amber, a superb example of Rajput architecture with its complex of palaces, temples, and ornate apartments. In the afternoon you will tour Jaipur City and visit the Hawa Mahal, City Palace and the ancient observatory. (B)

Day 5 - Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra

Day 5: This morning drive to Agra, en route, visiting the abandoned ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. In Agra, visit the 16th century Agra Fort and enjoy the magnificent Taj Mahal in the warm glow of sunset. (B)

Day 6 - Agra / Khajuraho

Day 6: Today, board the train for Jhansi. Visit the medieval city of Orcha en route to Khajuraho. This afternoon visit the Western group of temples. Not much has changed to the appearance of the city since the 17th century. (B)

Day 7 - Khajuraho / Varanasi

Day 7: Fly out to the holy city of Varanasi (Benares) after visiting the Eastern Group of Temples. Later visit Sarnath, site of Buddha’s first sermon, with its stupas and museum. In the evening proceed to the ghats in cycle rickshaws to witness the evening aarti ceremony.(BD)

Day 8 - Varanasi / Delhi

Day 8: Early this morning embark on a cruise on the Ganges. Witness a stunning sight as a multitude of devotees swarm the river and pay obeisance to the rising sun. Later continue on a walking tour of the historic city where spiritualism permeates the walls around you. Fly to for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be provided a day room for your rest and relaxation before being transferred in the evening to board your flight home. (B)

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India was great. In fact, it was unbelievable. My wife said it was the best vacation we have ever had-and we have had many. The people of India are the kindest and nicest that we have ever meet. Thank you for your part in arranging the trip.
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I want to let you know that we had a wonderful trip and that your planning and arrangements were just perfect. We were VERY satisfied with your services and with everyone involved in our tour.
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Amongst the packing, weighing, and pondering I want to extend my sincere appreciation to you for all of your support. This adventure is a childhood dream come true, the likes of which, is equally foreign to me. It is difficult to admit, but six months ago I didn't even know what cargo pants were. I know the "foreign" part has, at times, left me anxious, confused, and frustrated. And yet, your steady guidance has remained consistent and I am immensely grateful to you for that. You never made me feel as if my questions were irrelevant ...... OMGosh thank you so much for that Natalie. You are a credit to your profession and I am grateful you have guided me through this process.
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